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C# | How to change the CursorTop of the Console
  • Last Updated : 28 Jan, 2019

Given the normal Console in C#, the task is to change the CursorTop of the Console.

Approach: This can be done using the CursorTop property in the Console class of the System package in C#. This changes the vertical position of the Cursor. Basically, it gets or sets the row position of the cursor within the buffer area.

Program 1: Getting the value of CursorTop




// C# program to illustrate the
// Console.CursorTop Property
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
  
namespace GFG {
  
class Program {
  
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
  
        // Get the CursorTop position
        Console.WriteLine("Current CursorTop position: {0}",
                                         Console.CursorTop);
  
        // Get the CursorTop position
        Console.Write("Current CursorTop position: {0};",
                                      Console.CursorTop);
  
        Console.WriteLine(" and now :{0}",
                       Console.CursorTop);
    }
}
}

Output:



Program 2: Setting the value of CursorTop




// C# program to illustrate the
// Console.CursorTop Property
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Text;
using System.Threading.Tasks;
  
namespace GFG {
  
class Program {
  
    static void Main(string[] args)
    {
  
        // Get the CursorTop position
        Console.WriteLine("Current CursorTop position: {0}",
                                         Console.CursorTop);
  
        // Set the CursorTop position
        Console.CursorTop = 10;
  
        // Get the CursorTop position
        Console.Write("Current CursorTop position: {0};",
                                      Console.CursorTop);
    }
}
}

Output:




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