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CompassReading class

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Represents a compass reading.

Syntax


/* For information about creating or accessing this object, see Remarks. */

Attributes

[DualApiPartition()]
[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

Members

The CompassReading class has these types of members:

Properties

The CompassReading class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

HeadingAccuracy

Read-onlyGets the compass's heading accuracy.

HeadingMagneticNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to magnetic-north.

HeadingTrueNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to geographic true-north.

Timestamp

Read-onlyGets the time at which the sensor reported the reading.

 

Remarks

This object is accessed when you invoke the GetCurrentReading method; and, it is accessed when you retrieve the Reading property of the CompassReadingChangedEventArgs object in the event callback method.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported server

None supported [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Sensors
Windows::Devices::Sensors [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Sensor data and display orientation

 

 

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