How to set the cursor to wait?

Q

How to set the cursor to wait?

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A

In theory, we should cache the current state of the cursor and then put it back to its original state.
document.body.style.cursor = 'wait';
//do something interesting and time consuming
document.body.style.cursor = 'auto';

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