The bubble cursor
Validation level: 5. CHI, UIST, CSCW and TOCHI paper publication
The bubble cursor is a new technique based on area cursors.
The default shape of the cursor is a bubble that captures the first target closest to the cursor centre. The bubble can change its shape depending on the layout of the targets.
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The shape of the cursor is a circle so they ensure the chosen target is the closest.
The cursor readjusts its size to surround just one target.
The bubble cursor is faster than any other point cursor technique available