Cursors are nothing but the pointer; you get to see on your computer screen. The pointer, which moves throughout the whole computer screens when you accordingly move your mouse or move your finger on track pad of your laptop. Cursors are available in different styles. You can personalize your cursor on the control panel. Different people have different choices. Just as kids prefer cursors of different animals, cars, human icons etc., many students prefer cursors of pens. Programmers differentiate cursors as scrollable and non-scrollable. The scrolling ability of a cursor indicates the direction in which a cursor can move.
The non-scrollable cursor can move in the forward direction only. There are some disadvantages of cursors as well depending on a specific database system. In simpler words, a cursor is movable indicator on the computer screen which is affected by the user’s input. It is a dependent or variable factor in the whole computer system. It is called a variable factor because it varies with the user’s input. It helps the user a lot in many ways. A computer user can move the cursor or pointer can move over the files visible on the computer screen and click on a specific program to perform a specific task. Instead of typing a thousand word commands, the user can simply move the cursor. It saves a lot of time as well as human effort. You are always free to download thousands of cursors from the internet at no extra cost. So personalize as you wish.