# Cursor Styling

# Changing cursor type

cursor: value;

visualization

Examples:

Value Description
none No cursor is rendered for the element
auto Default. The browser sets a cursor
help The cursor indicates that help is available
wait The cursor indicates that the program is busy
move The cursor indicates something is to be moved
pointer The cursor is a pointer and indicates a link

# pointer-events

The pointer-events property allows for control over how HTML elements respond to mouse/touch events.

.disabled {
  pointer-events: none;
}

In this example,

'none' prevents all click, state and cursor options on the specified HTML element [[1]]

Other valid values for HTMl elements are:

  • auto;
  • inherit.
  1. https://css-tricks.com/almanac/properties/p/pointer-events/

Other resources:

  • [https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/pointer-events](https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/CSS/pointer-events)
  • [https://davidwalsh.name/pointer-events](https://davidwalsh.name/pointer-events)
  • # caret-color

    The caret-color CSS property specifies the color of the caret, the visible indicator of the insertion point in an element where text and other content is inserted by the user's typing or editing.

    HTML

    <input id="example" />
    
    

    CSS

    #example {
      caret-color: red;
    }
    

    Resources:

    # Syntax

    • cursor: auto | default | none | context-menu | help | pointer | progress | wait | cell | crosshair | text | vertical-text | alias | copy | move | no-drop | not-allowed | e-resize | n-resize | ne-resize | nw-resize | s-resize | se-resize | sw-resize | w-resize | ew-resize | ns-resize | nesw-resize | nwse-resize | col-resize | row-resize | all-scroll | zoom-in | zoom-out | grab | grabbing;