An interactive indicator showing the location on screen that will accept the input from a keyboard or pointing device (such as mouse).

In computing, a cursor is an indicator used to show the position on a computer monitor or other display device that will respond to input from a text input or pointing device. The flashing text cursor may be referred to as a caret in some cases, such as in caret browsing. The mouse cursor may be referred to as a pointer, owing to its arrow shape on some systems.

Questions having the tag regard the User Experience of a cursor.

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cursor_(computers)

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