Changing the cursor of the Border control by setting the Cursor property

   
  

<Window x:Class="WpfApplication1.Window1"
    xmlns="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation"
    xmlns:x="http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml"
    Title="cursors" Height="450" Width="600" Loaded="OnLoaded">
  <Window.Resources>
    <Style TargetType="{x:Type RadioButton}">
      <Setter Property="Margin" Value="3" />
    </Style>
    <Style TargetType="{x:Type Label}">
      <Setter Property="FontSize" Value="14" />
      <Setter Property="HorizontalAlignment" Value="Center" />
    </Style>
    <Style TargetType="{x:Type Border}">
      <Setter Property="BorderBrush" Value="LightBlue" />
      <Setter Property="BorderThickness" Value="2" />
      <Setter Property="Margin" Value="10" />
    </Style>
  </Window.Resources>

  <StackPanel>
    <Border Width="300">
      <StackPanel Orientation="Horizontal" HorizontalAlignment="Center">
          <Label HorizontalAlignment="Left">Cursor Type</Label>
          <ComboBox Width="100" SelectionChanged="CursorTypeChanged" HorizontalAlignment="Left" Name="CursorSelector">
            <ComboBoxItem Content="AppStarting" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="ArrowCD" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="Arrow" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="Cross" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="HandCursor" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="Help" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="IBeam" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="No" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="None" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="Pen" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="ScrollSE" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="ScrollWE" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="SizeAll" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="SizeNESW" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="SizeNS" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="SizeNWSE" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="SizeWE" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="UpArrow" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="WaitCursor" />
            <ComboBoxItem Content="Custom" />
          </ComboBox>
      </StackPanel>
    </Border>
    <Border Name="DisplayArea" Height="250" Width="400" Margin="20" Background="AliceBlue">
      <Label HorizontalAlignment="Center">
        Move Mouse Pointer Over This Area
      </Label>
    </Border>
  </StackPanel>
</Window>

//File:Window.xaml.cs

using System;
using System.Windows;
using System.Windows.Controls;
using System.Windows.Media;
using System.Windows.Input;
using System.IO;
using System.Collections;


namespace WpfApplication1
{
    public partial class Window1 : Window
    {
        Cursor CustomCursor;
       
        public Window1()
        {
            CustomCursor = new Cursor(Directory.GetCurrentDirectory() +Path.DirectorySeparatorChar + "CustomCursor.cur");
        }
        public void CursorTypeChanged(object sender, SelectionChangedEventArgs e)
        {
            ComboBox source = e.Source as ComboBox;

            if (source != null)
            {
                ComboBoxItem selectedCursor = source.SelectedItem as ComboBoxItem;
                
                switch (selectedCursor.Content.ToString())
                {
                    case "AppStarting":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.AppStarting;
                        break;
                    case "ArrowCD":                        
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.ArrowCD;
                        break;
                    case "Arrow":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Arrow;
                        break;
                    case "Cross":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Cross;
                        break;
                    case "HandCursor":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Hand;
                        break;
                    case "Help":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Help;
                        break;
                    case "IBeam":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.IBeam;
                        break;
                    case "No":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.No;
                        break;
                    case "None":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.None;
                        break;
                    case "Pen":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Pen;
                        break;
                    case "ScrollSE":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.ScrollSE;
                        break;
                    case "ScrollWE":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.ScrollWE;
                        break;
                    case "SizeAll":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.SizeAll;
                        break;
                    case "SizeNESW":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.SizeNESW;
                        break;
                    case "SizeNS":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.SizeNS;
                        break;
                    case "SizeNWSE":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.SizeNWSE;
                        break;
                    case "SizeWE":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.SizeWE;
                        break;
                    case "UpArrow":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.UpArrow;
                        break;
                    case "WaitCursor":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = Cursors.Wait;
                        break;
                    case "Custom":
                        DisplayArea.Cursor = CustomCursor;
                        break;
                    default:
                        break;
                }
            }
        }
        public void OnLoaded(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {
            ((ComboBoxItem)CursorSelector.Items[0]).IsSelected = true;
        }
    }
}