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Cursor Class

Represents the image used for the mouse pointer.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

[LocalizabilityAttribute(LocalizationCategory.None, Readability = Readability.Unreadable)]
public sealed class Cursor : IDisposable
<object property="cursorName"/>

XAML Values


The name of one of the predefined cursors in the Cursors class.

The Cursors class contains a set of default cursors.

When running in Partial Trust, only the default cursors defined in the Cursors class are allowed.

For an example of creating a custom Cursor, see the Changing the Cursor Type Sample.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0