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Increasing the Size of the Crosshairs
*Applies to: AutoCAD R14, 2000, 2000i, 2002, 2004 and 2005*

AutoCAD R14 introduced many new ways to personalize the AutoCAD sessions.& One of these was the ability to control the size of the cross hairs (or cursor) to the drawing window aspect size. This like many other things can be changed to the way previous versions of AutoCAD worked. To restore the cursor to the full size of the drawing window like it was in AutoCAD R13 and prior. Simple type in CURSORSIZE at the command line and set it to a value of 100. The cursor size must be a value between 5 and 100.

Command Line:
Command: cursorsize
New value for CURSORSIZE <5>: 100

Related AutoCAD commands: OPTIONS or PREFERENCES