Cursor Property – CSS

CSS can control the appearance of a cursor. The cursor property specifies the mouse cursor to be displayed when pointing over an element.The cursor property in CSS controls what the mouse cursor will look like when it is located over the element in which this property is set. Obviously, it only is relevant in browsers/operating systems in which there is a mouse and cursor.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<title>CSS cursor property</title>
<style type="text/css">
.cursor-demo span{
min-width: 100px;
padding: 5px 10px;
margin-bottom: 5px;
display: inline-block;
border: 1px solid grey;
border-radius: 3px; 
.cursor-demo span:hover{
background-color: gainsboro;
<p>Place your mouse pointer over the box to reveal the cursor.</p>
<div class="cursor-demo">
<span style="cursor: auto;">auto</span>
<span style="cursor: default;">default</span>
<span style="cursor: none;">none</span>
<span style="cursor: context-menu;">context-menu</span>
<span style="cursor: help;">help</span>
<span style="cursor: pointer;">pointer</span>
<span style="cursor: progress;">progress</span>
<span style="cursor: wait;">wait</span>
<span style="cursor: cell;">cell</span>
<span style="cursor: crosshair;">crosshair</span>
<span style="cursor: text;">text</span> 
<span style="cursor: vertical-text;">vertical-text</span>
<span style="cursor: alias;">alias</span>
<span style="cursor: copy;">copy</span>
<span style="cursor: move;">move</span>
<span style="cursor: no-drop;">no-drop</span>
<span style="cursor: not-allowed;">not-allowed</span>
<span style="cursor: grab;">grab</span>
<span style="cursor: grabbing;">grabbing</span>
<span style="cursor:e-resize">e-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: n-resize;">n-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: ne-resize;">ne-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: nw-resize;">nw-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: s-resize;">s-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: se-resize;">se-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: sw-resize;">sw-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: w-resize;">w-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: ew-resize;">ew-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: ns-resize;">ns-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: nesw-resize;">nesw-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: nwse-resize;">nwse-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: col-resize;">col-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: row-resize;">row-resize</span>
<span style="cursor: all-scroll;">all-scroll</span>
<span style="cursor: zoom-in;">zoom-in</span>
<span style="cursor: zoom-out;">zoom-out</span>

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