WHAT YOU WILL LEARN IN THIS CHAPTER:
CSS provides the cursor property to control the type of cursor displayed for a particular element. When you build advanced web applications, it can be useful to change the cursor to indicate to users when they can perform certain actions, such as re-sizing or dragging elements. This should always be done with care because to use an inappropriate cursor would be confusing to your users. Done correctly it can potentially make custom interactions more usable.
The following table outlines the cursor property and its possible values.
|cursor||[<uri> ,]* [ auto | crosshair | default | pointer | move | e-resize | ne-resize | nw-resize | n-resize | se-resize | sw-resize | s-resize | w-resize | text | wait | help | progress ]|
|Initial value: auto|
|Non-standard extensions to cursor||hand | all-scroll | col-resize | row-resize | no-drop | not-allowed | vertical-text|
NOTE Safari and Chrome do not support non-standard cursor keywords. Opera for the Mac does not support *-resize keywords, or non-standard cursor keywords. Opera for Windows supports *-resize keywords, but not non-standard keywords. Firefox for the Mac does not support the all-scroll keyword, but Firefox for Windows does. IE supports all possible ...