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The every cursor style you need(CSS)

When it comes to setting the type of cursor we mostly use pointer eg.

.btn:hover{
    cursor: pointer;
}
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But there are so many more types to cursor available to use. So let's explore the most useful ones.

  1. all-scroll When you want to indicate that user can scroll on all direction you can use cursor: all-scroll. all-scroll mouse cursor icon
  2. cell When a user in hovering on a button that is used to add a cell(spreadsheet for example) you can use cursor: cell. cell mouse cursor icon
  3. col-resize If a colum(div) is resizable you can use cursor: col-resize to indicate that. col-resize mouse cursor icon
  4. crosshair If you want the cursor you turn into a plus icon you can use cursor: crosshair. crosshair mouse cursor icon
  5. grabbing If you want the cursor you turn into a hand icon you can use cursor: grabbing. grabbing mouse cursor icon
  6. help Lets say use if hovering on a info button or link, in such case you can use cursor: help. help mouse cursor icon
  7. no-drop To indicate that user is not allowed to drop file/element here you can use cursor: no-drop. no-drop mouse cursor icon
  8. progress To indicate that something is loading/in-progress you can use cursor: progress. progress cursor icon
  9. text To indicate that user is hovering on text/input you can use cursor: text. text cursor icon
  10. pointer To indicate the user is hovering on a clickable element you can use cursor: pointer. pointer cursor icon ### You can visit this link to get a list of all available cursor types.

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Posandu πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡¦ • Edited on

And BTW use this method

a {
 cursor:pointer
}
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instead of

a:hover {
 cursor:pointer
}
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That also works
I personally prefer a:hover because it better explain what happens