Cursors.Cross Property


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Gets the crosshair cursor.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static Cursor Cross { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Cursor

The Cursor that represents the crosshair cursor.

The following example demonstrates the Cursors class. To run this example place paste the following code in a form and call the InitializeRadioButtonsAndGroupBox method from the form's constructor or Load method. Ensure all events are connected to their event-handling methods.

internal System.Windows.Forms.GroupBox GroupBox1;
internal System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton RadioButton1;
internal System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton RadioButton2;
internal System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton RadioButton3;

private void InitializeRadioButtonsAndGroupBox()

	// Construct the GroupBox object.
	this.GroupBox1 = new GroupBox();

	// Construct the radio buttons.
	this.RadioButton1 = new System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton();
	this.RadioButton2 = new System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton();
	this.RadioButton3 = new System.Windows.Forms.RadioButton();

	// Set the location, tab and text for each radio button
	// to a cursor from the Cursors enumeration.
	this.RadioButton1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(24, 24);
	this.RadioButton1.TabIndex = 0;
	this.RadioButton1.Text = "Help";
	this.RadioButton1.Tag = Cursors.Help;
	this.RadioButton1.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.MiddleCenter;

	this.RadioButton2.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(24, 56);
	this.RadioButton2.TabIndex = 1;
	this.RadioButton2.Text = "Up Arrow";
	this.RadioButton2.Tag = Cursors.UpArrow;
	this.RadioButton2.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.MiddleCenter;

	this.RadioButton3.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(24, 80);
	this.RadioButton3.TabIndex = 3;
	this.RadioButton3.Text = "Cross";
	this.RadioButton3.Tag = Cursors.Cross;
	this.RadioButton3.TextAlign = ContentAlignment.MiddleCenter;

	// Add the radio buttons to the GroupBox.  

	// Set the location of the GroupBox. 
	this.GroupBox1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(56, 64);
	this.GroupBox1.Size = new System.Drawing.Size(200, 150);

	// Set the text that will appear on the GroupBox.
	this.GroupBox1.Text = "Choose a Cursor Style";
	// Add the GroupBox to the form.


.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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