cursors man page

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
none
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

The none cursor can be specified to eliminate the cursor.

Portability Issues

Windows

On Windows systems, the following cursors are mapped to native cursors:

arrow
center_ptr
crosshair
fleur
ibeam
icon
none
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
Mac OS X

On Mac OS X systems, the following cursors are mapped to native cursors:

arrow
top_left_arrow
left_ptr
cross
crosshair
tcross
ibeam
none
xterm

And the following additional native cursors are available:

copyarrow
aliasarrow
contextualmenuarrow
movearrow
text
cross-hair
hand
openhand
closedhand
fist
pointinghand
resize
resizeleft
resizeright
resizeleftright
resizeup
resizedown
resizeupdown
resizebottomleft
resizetopleft
resizebottomright
resizetopright
notallowed
poof
wait
countinguphand
countingdownhand
countingupanddownhand
spinning
help
bucket
cancel
eyedrop
eyedrop-full
zoom-in
zoom-out

Keywords

cursor, option

Referenced By

cursor(n), ttk_widget(n).

8.3 Tk Tk Built-In Commands