PointerDevice.MaxContacts | maxContacts property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets a value indicating the maximum number of contacts supported by the input device.

Syntax


public uint MaxContacts { get; }

Property value

Type: Number [JavaScript] | System.UInt32 [.NET] | uint32 [C++]

The number of contacts.

Remarks

This property typically returns a value of 5 or more for touch devices and 1 for mouse and pen/stylus devices.

Examples

The following code shows how to use MaxContacts.


function getPointerDevicesAndAttributes() {
  var pointerDevices = Windows.Devices.Input.PointerDevice.GetPointerDevices();
  var htmlWrite = "";
  for (i = 0; i < pointerDevices.Size; i++)  {
       htmlWrite += "<tr><td>(" + i + ") Pointer Device Type</td><td>";
       htmlWrite += getPointerDeviceType(pointerDevices[i].PointerDeviceType) + "</td></tr>";
       htmlWrite += "<tr><td>(" + i + ") Max Contacts</td><td>" + pointerDevices[i].MaxContacts + "</td></tr>";
  }
  id("pointerDevices").innerHTML = htmlWrite;
}

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

PointerDevice
Quickstarts
Quickstart: Identifying input devices

 

 

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