System.Cursor property (Word)

Returns or sets the state (shape) of the pointer. Can be one of the following WdCursorType constants: wdCursorIBeam, wdCursorNormal, wdCursorNorthwestArrow, or wdCursorWait. Read/write Long.


expression. Cursor

expression A variable that represents a 'System' object.


This example prints a message on the status bar and changes the pointer to a busy pointer.

Dim intWait As Integer 
StatusBar = "Please wait..." 
For intWait = 1 To 1000 
 System.Cursor = wdCursorWait 
Next intWait 
StatusBar = "Task completed" 
System.Cursor = wdCursorNormal

See also

System Object

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