I have client side scripting on my aspx page. When a user clicks on a link, I do an XML/XSL transform which gets data from the database and render the page again. I'm trying to change the mouse pointer to an hourglass so the user knows that some processing is taking place. Also, I want to reset the mouse pointer back to default when it's done processing. I've tried inserting (document.body.style.cursor = "wait";) before the process and resetting it back to (document.body.style.cursor = "default";) after the processing is done. This doesn't seem to work. I tried the same method with an alert box and it does what I want it to do, because the alert will cause event processing. Does anyone know how to do this. What I need to find is a way to make the browser process windows events before database processing begins. Please respond if you have a solution for this.