What is the importance of a Cursor class in Java?

AWTJavaObject Oriented ProgrammingProgrammingSwing

A Cursor is a subclass of Object class and it can be defined as point or indicator on the screen. A Cursor is used to select the input from the system that the user operates with the mouse. Different types of cursors available in the Cursor class are DEFAULT_CURSOR, CROSSHAIR_CURSOR, HAND_CURSOR, TEXT_CURSOR, WAIT_CURSOR and etc. The important methods of Cursor class are getDefaultCursor(), getName(), getPredefinedCursor(), getSystemCustomCursor() and getType().

Example

import java.awt.*;
import javax.swing.*;
public class CursorTest extends JFrame {
   public CursorTest() {
      setTitle("Cursor Test");
      Cursor cursor = new Cursor(Cursor.HAND_CURSOR); // HAND CURSOR
      setCursor(cursor);
      setSize(375, 250);
      setDefaultCloseOperation(JFrame.EXIT_ON_CLOSE);
      setLocationRelativeTo(null);
      setVisible(true);
   }
   public static void main(String[] args) {
      new CursorTest();
   }
}

Output


raja
Published on 23-Jul-2019 18:17:19
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