Python Tkinter Cursors

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Python Tkinter supports quite a number of different mouse cursors available. The exact graphic may vary according to your operating system.

Here is the list of interesting ones:

  • "arrow"

  • "circle"

  • "clock"

  • "cross"

  • "dotbox"

  • "exchange"

  • "fleur"

  • "heart"

  • "heart"

  • "man"

  • "mouse"

  • "pirate"

  • "plus"

  • "shuttle"

  • "sizing"

  • "spider"

  • "spraycan"

  • "star"

  • "target"

  • "tcross"

  • "trek"

  • "watch"

Example:

Try the following example by moving cursor on different buttons:

from Tkinter import *
import Tkinter

top = Tkinter.Tk()

B1 = Tkinter.Button(top, text ="circle", relief=RAISED,\
                         cursor="circle")
B2 = Tkinter.Button(top, text ="plus", relief=RAISED,\
                         cursor="plus")
B1.pack()
B2.pack()
top.mainloop()


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