Refers to an object that is acting as a reference point. For example, the current directory is the same as the working directory or default directory. The current drive is the default mass storage device . In a spreadsheet application, the current cell is the active cell, the cell that you are manipulating at the moment.
(1) A special symbol, usually a solid rectangle or a blinking underline character, that signifies where the next character will be displayed on the screen. To type in different areas of the screen, you need to move the cursor. You can do this with the arrow keys, or with a mouse if your program supports […]
- cursor control keys
Special keys on computer keyboards that move the cursor. The arrow keys, for example, move the cursor up, down, right, and left. In addition, most keyboards have End, Home, Page Up , Page Down , and Backspace keys.
- cursor position
The position of the cursor on the display screen. While in text mode, a display screen is capable of displaying a certain number of lines and a certain number of characters on each line. The cursor position is represented by the line number and the character number and signifies where the next character will be […]
- custom attribute
An attribute defined by a programmer to store the instance of any data type in metadata.
- customer bounty
An affiliate marketing slang term used to describe a payment made by a merchant to an affiliate for each new customer they send to the merchant. See “How Affiliate Marketing Works” in the Did You Know… section of