A small shape on the screen that follows the movement of the mouse. On RCS, the mouse pointer may appear, for example, as an arrow, a cross, or an X, depending on its location on the workstation screen.
The mouse pointer is the arrow that shows up on the screen and is directed by the mouse. The mouse pointer often changes appearance depending on where it is positioned or what action you are taking.
The arrow-shaped cursor on the screen that follows the movement of the mouse as you roll the mouse on your desk. You use the mouse pointer to select items, choose commands, start applications, and word process in applications. The shape of the mouse pointer changes depending on the application and the task being executed.