Cursor Definition

1. Symbolic graphic that represents the position of the mouse on the screen, and that usually changes depending on the activity of the computer or the object on which the cursor rests. To distinguish it from the other cursor, it is often called the «mouse cursor.»

2. Symbol that indicates the position in which we are in an editable text. The cursor is usually symbolized as a vertical bar | that flashes

This cursor tells us where to start inserting text when typing or pasting. The cursor can be moved using the arrow keys, the scroll keys, by clicking the mouse on a certain place in the text, or by using speech in speech recognition systems.

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