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joyReleaseCapture function

The joyReleaseCapture function releases the specified captured joystick.

Syntax


MMRESULT joyReleaseCapture(
  UINT uJoyID
);

Parameters

uJoyID

Identifier of the joystick to be released. Valid values for uJoyID range from zero (JOYSTICKID1) to 15.

Return value

Returns JOYERR_NOERROR if successful or one of the following error values.

Return codeDescription
MMSYSERR_NODRIVER

The joystick driver is not present.

MMSYSERR_INVALIDPARAM

The specified joystick device identifier uJoyID is invalid.

JOYERR_PARMS

The specified joystick device identifier uJoyID is invalid.

 

Remarks

This method returns JOYERR_NOERROR when passed a valid joystick identifier that has not been captured.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Mmsystem.h (include Windows.h)

Library

Winmm.lib

DLL

Winmm.dll

See also

Joysticks
Multimedia Joystick Functions

 

 

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