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RegisterPointerDeviceNotifications function

Registers a window to process the WM_POINTERDEVICECHANGE, WM_POINTERDEVICEINRANGE, and WM_POINTERDEVICEOUTOFRANGE pointer device notifications.

Syntax


WINUSERAPI BOOL WINAPI RegisterPointerDeviceNotifications(
  _In_  HWND window,
  _In_  BOOL notifyRange
);

Parameters

window [in]

The window that receives WM_POINTERDEVICECHANGE, WM_POINTERDEVICEINRANGE, and WM_POINTERDEVICEOUTOFRANGE notifications.

notifyRange [in]

If set to TRUE, process the WM_POINTERDEVICEINRANGE and WM_POINTERDEVICEOUTOFRANGE messages. If set to FALSE, these messages aren't processed.

Return value

If this function succeeds, it returns TRUE. Otherwise, it returns FALSE. To retrieve extended error information, call the GetLastError function.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012 [desktop apps only]

Header

Winuser.h

Library

User32.lib

DLL

User32.dll

See also

Functions