Make sure the "precise cursors" option is not checked in your preferences.
I am not aware of a keyboard shortcut that allows you to modify this
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"Conjurer" <magicremovethismind.net> wrote in message
news:bkfo8l$63b$1forums.macromedia.com...> I had the pen tool set so I had a + cross hair for my cursor position.
> Now suddenly it is back to the little pen icon.
> I tried changing it in prerferences but that doesn't seem to work.
> How does one toggle between the two?