NAME

cursors - mouse cursors available in Tk

DESCRIPTION

The -cursor widget option allows a Tk programmer to change the mouse cursor for a particular widget. The cursor names recognized by Tk on all platforms are:

X_cursor
arrow
based_arrow_down
based_arrow_up
boat
bogosity
bottom_left_corner
bottom_right_corner
bottom_side
bottom_tee
box_spiral
center_ptr
circle
clock
coffee_mug
cross
cross_reverse
crosshair
diamond_cross
dot
dotbox
double_arrow
draft_large
draft_small
draped_box
exchange
fleur
gobbler
gumby
hand1
hand2
heart
icon
iron_cross
left_ptr
left_side
left_tee
leftbutton
ll_angle
lr_angle
man
middlebutton
mouse
pencil
pirate
plus
question_arrow
right_ptr
right_side
right_tee
rightbutton
rtl_logo
sailboat
sb_down_arrow
sb_h_double_arrow
sb_left_arrow
sb_right_arrow
sb_up_arrow
sb_v_double_arrow
shuttle
sizing
spider
spraycan
star
target
tcross
top_left_arrow
top_left_corner
top_right_corner
top_side
top_tee
trek
ul_angle
umbrella
ur_angle
watch
xterm

PORTABILITY ISSUES

Windows
On Windows systems, the following cursors are mapped to native cursors:
arrow
center_ptr
crosshair
fleur
ibeam
icon
sb_h_double_arrow
sb_v_double_arrow
watch
xterm
And the following additional cursors are available:
no
starting
size
size_ne_sw
size_ns
size_nw_se
size_we
uparrow
wait
The no cursor can be specified to eliminate the cursor.

Mac OS X
On Mac OS X systems, the following cursors are mapped to native cursors:
arrow
cross
crosshair
ibeam
plus
watch
xterm
And the following additional native cursors are available:
copyarrow
aliasarrow
contextualmenuarrow
text
cross-hair
closedhand
openhand
pointinghand
resizeleft
resizeright
resizeleftright
resizeup
resizedown
resizeupdown
none
notallowed
poof
countinguphand
countingdownhand
countingupanddownhand
spinning

KEYWORDS

cursor, option