ShowCursorTracker

ShowCursorTracker

is an option for Cell that specifies whether an elliptical spot should appear momentarily to guide the eye if the cursor position jumps.

Details

  • The default setting is ShowCursorTracker->True.
  • Line breaking is normally set up so that small changes to expressions in input cells rarely cause largescale reformatting; the cursor tracker appears whenever reformatting is required that makes the cursor position jump.
  • The cursor tracker is intended to be sufficiently eyecatching to make the lowlevel human visual system cause an immediate shift in gaze.

Examples

Basic Examples  (2)

Here is a sample expression cell:

This turns cursor tracking on in the sample expression cell:

Add and delete a character a few times in the sample expression cell:

Here is another sample expression cell:

This turns cursor tracking off in the sample expression cell:

Now the cursor tracker does not appear when you edit the sample cell:

Wolfram Research (1999), ShowCursorTracker, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html.

Text

Wolfram Research (1999), ShowCursorTracker, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html.

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2021_showcursortracker, author="Wolfram Research", title="{ShowCursorTracker}", year="1999", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html}", note=[Accessed: 27-September-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2021_showcursortracker, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={ShowCursorTracker}, year={1999}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html}, note=[Accessed: 27-September-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 1999. "ShowCursorTracker." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (1999). ShowCursorTracker. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/ShowCursorTracker.html