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 cursor tag regard the User Experience of a cursor.