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Windows.UI.Input namespace

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Provides support for the Windows input system. This includes:

  • Touch, pen/stylus, mouse, and keyboard device input.
  • Gesture and manipulation detection, recognition, and handling.
  • Inertia configuration, detection, and handling.
  • Input pointer management.

Members

The Windows.UI.Input namespace has these types of members:

Classes

The Windows.UI.Input namespace has these classes.

ClassDescription
CrossSlidingEventArgs Contains event data for the CrossSliding event.
DraggingEventArgs Contains event data for the Dragging event.
EdgeGesture Provides access to the events that notify an app of triggers to its edge-based UI.
EdgeGestureEventArgs Provides access to the type of user input that triggered the edge gesture event.
GestureRecognizer Provides gesture and manipulation recognition, event listeners, and settings.
HoldingEventArgs Contains event data for the Holding event.
ManipulationCompletedEventArgs Contains event data for the ManipulationCompleted event.
ManipulationInertiaStartingEventArgs Contains event data for the GestureRecognizer.ManipulationInertiaStartingEvent.
ManipulationStartedEventArgs Contains event data for the ManipulationStarted event.
ManipulationUpdatedEventArgs Contains event data for the ManipulationUpdated event.
MouseWheelParameters Provides properties associated with the button wheel of a mouse device.
PointerPoint Provides basic properties for the input pointer associated with a single mouse, pen/stylus, or touch contact.
PointerPointProperties Provides extended properties for a PointerPoint object.
PointerVisualizationSettings Provides access to the visual feedback settings for pointer input.
RightTappedEventArgs Contains event data for the RightTapped event.
TappedEventArgs Contains event data for the Tapped event.

 

Enumerations

The Windows.UI.Input namespace has these enumerations.

EnumerationDescription
CrossSlidingState Specifies the possible states of the CrossSliding event.
DraggingState Specifies the possible states of the Dragging event.
EdgeGestureKind Specifies the type of user input that triggered the edge gesture event.
GestureSettings Specifies the interactions that are supported by an application.
HoldingState Specifies the state of the Holding event.
PointerUpdateKind Specifies the types of pointer updates that are supported by an application.

 

Interfaces

The Windows.UI.Input namespace defines these interfaces.

InterfaceDescription
IPointerPointTransform Provides generalized transformation functions.

 

Structures

The Windows.UI.Input namespace has these structures.

StructureDescription
CrossSlideThresholds Contains the distance thresholds for a CrossSliding interaction.
ManipulationDelta Contains the accumulated transformations for the current manipulation.
ManipulationVelocities Contains the velocities of the accumulated transformations for the current interaction.

 

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.UI.Input
Windows::UI::Input [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Reference
Windows.Devices.Input
Windows.UI.Core
Windows.UI.Input.Inking
Windows.UI.Xaml.Input
Conceptual
Responding to user interaction
Guidelines for common user interactions
Touch interaction design
Developing Windows Store apps (JavaScript and HTML)
Using the Windows Runtime in JavaScript
Samples (DOM)
HTML scrolling, panning and zooming sample
Input: DOM pointer event handling sample
Input: Instantiable gestures sample
Samples (Windows Store app APIs)
Input: Device capabilities sample
Input: Ink sample
Input: Manipulations and gestures (JavaScript) sample
Input: Simplified ink sample
Input: Windows 8 gestures sample
Input: XAML user input events sample
XAML scrolling, panning, and zooming sample
Samples (DirectX)
DirectX touch input sample
Input: Manipulations and gestures (C++) sample
Input: Touch hit testing sample
Samples (Win32/Desktop)
Input source identification sample
Touch injection sample
Win32 touch hit-testing sample

 

 

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