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Cursor Class
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Cursor Class

Represents the image used for the mouse pointer.


Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)
XMLNS for XAML: http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation, http://schemas.microsoft.com/netfx/2007/xaml/presentation

[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 Cursor type exposes the following members.

Public methodCursor(Stream)Initializes a new instance of the Cursor class from the specified Stream.
Public methodCursor(String)Initializes a new instance of the Cursor class from the specified .ani or a .cur file.
Public methodCursor(Stream, Boolean)Initializes a new instance of the Cursor class.
Public methodCursor(String, Boolean)Initializes a new instance of the Cursor class.

Public methodDisposeReleases the resources used by the Cursor class.
Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodFinalizeFinalizes the object to free resources and perform other cleanup operations. (Overrides Object.Finalize().)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns the string representation of the Cursor. (Overrides Object.ToString().)

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.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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