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Enable or Disable Pen Cursor in Windows 11

You can pair a pen via Bluetooth to connect the pen with your Windows 11 PC and use with the pen menu.

You can customize what your pen does and how it works with your PC.

For example, you can choose not to show the pen cursor when the pen gets close to the touch screen. Some people may feel the cursor can be distracting.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off show the pen cursor for your account in Windows 11.

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Turn On or Off Ease Cursor Movement between Displays in Windows 11

When you have multiple displays and try to move your cursor or windows between monitors, they would normally get stuck if the display borders don’t align at the crossing point.

Starting with Windows 11 build 22557, it is now easier to move your cursor and windows between monitors, by letting your cursor and windows jump over areas where they would previously get stuck.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off Ease cursor movement between displays for your account in Windows 11.

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Change Text Caret Cursor Blink Timeout in Windows 11

The text cursor is that blinking line at the end of what you are typing in Windows.

The caret timeout is the time in milliseconds that the text cursor will continue to blink before it automatically stops blinking.

The default caret timeout is 5000 milliseconds, but you can change this time if wanted.

This tutorial will show you how to change the text cursor caret blink timeout for your account in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10, and Windows 11.

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How to Change Cursor Shape of Windows Terminal Profile in Windows 10

You can select the cursor shape of a profile in Windows Terminal to be Vintage, Bar (default), Underscore, Double underscore, Filled box, or Empty box.

If you select the Vintage cursor, you can set its height from 25 to 100 percent.

This tutorial will show you how to cursor shape of Windows Terminal profiles for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Text Cursor Indicator Color in Windows 10

The cursor is that blinking line at the end of what you are typing in Windows.

Have you ever had an issue finding the text cursor in the middle of a large amount of text, during a presentation, or on the screen in an educational setting?

Starting with Windows 10 build 18945, the new Text cursor indicator (when turned on) will help you see and find the text cursor wherever you are at any time. You can select from a range of sizes for the text cursor indicator and make it a color easy for you to see. Or, personalize the color of your text cursor indicator to your personal preference.

This tutorial will show you how to change the text cursor indicator color to a custom color of your choice for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Text Cursor Indicator Size in Windows 10

The cursor is that blinking line at the end of what you are typing in Windows.

Have you ever had an issue finding the text cursor in the middle of a large amount of text, during a presentation, or on the screen in an educational setting?

Starting with Windows 10 build 18945, the new Text cursor indicator (when turned on) will help you see and find the text cursor wherever you are at any time. You can select from a range of sizes for the text cursor indicator and make it a color easy for you to see. Or, personalize the color of your text cursor indicator to your personal preference.

This tutorial will show you how to change the text cursor indicator size to be smaller or larger for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Turn On or Off Text Cursor Indicator in Windows 10

The cursor is that blinking line at the end of what you are typing in Windows.

Have you ever had an issue finding the text cursor in the middle of a large amount of text, during a presentation, or on the screen in an educational setting?

Starting with Windows 10 build 18945, the new Text cursor indicator will help you see and find the text cursor wherever you are at any time. You can select from a range of sizes for the text cursor indicator and make it a color easy for you to see. Or, personalize the color of your text cursor indicator to your personal preference.

This tutorial will show you how to turn on or off the text cursor indicator for your account in Windows 10.

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How to Change Narrator Cursor Navigation Mode in Windows 10

Narrator is a screen-reading app built into Windows 10.

Narrator lets you use your PC without a display or mouse to complete common tasks if you’re blind or have low vision. It reads and interacts with things on the screen, like text and buttons. Use Narrator to read and write email, browse the internet, and work with documents.

Specific commands let you navigate Windows, the web, and apps, as well as get info about the area of the PC you’re in. Navigation is available using headings, links, landmarks, and more. You can read text (including punctuation) by page, paragraph, line, word, and character as well as determine characteristics like font and text color. Efficiently review tables with row and column navigation.

Narrator also has a navigation and reading mode called Scan Mode. Use it to get around Windows 10 using just the up and down arrows on your keyboard. You can also use a braille display to navigate your PC and read text.

You can personalize Narrator’s voice to adjust the speaking rate, pitch, and volume as well as install some third-party text-to-speech voices.

You can select the Narrator cursor navigation mode. Two modes are available: normal and advanced. Normal mode allows Narrator to move between various items such as links, tables, and other elements. Advanced mode lets you use the four arrow keys to move the Narrator cursor through a programmatic representation of an application.

This tutorial will show you how to change the Narrator cursor navigation mode for your account in Windows 10.

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