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Why is the mouse cursor slightly tilted and not straight?

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Just curious!!!

posted Feb 19, 2014 by Muskan

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When the XEROX PARC machine was built, the cursor changed into a tilted arrow. It was found that, given the low resolution of the screens in those days, drawing a straight line and a line in the 45 degrees angle was easier to do and more recognizable than the straight cursor.

answer Feb 19, 2014 by Atul Mishra
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