ReleasePointerCaptures method
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UIElement.ReleasePointerCaptures method

Releases all pointer captures held by this element.

Syntax


public void ReleasePointerCaptures()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Remarks

Because there are input scenarios such as manipulations that involve more than one pointer point, the Windows Runtime enables capturing more than one pointer at a time. Calling ReleasePointerCapture removes a specific Pointer from the collection as identified by its ID, whereas ReleasePointerCaptures clears the entire collection.

User action that invalidates pointer capture such as releasing from a pointer point also changes capture state. For more info, see Mouse interactions and Handle pointer input.

The PointerCaptures property exposes a view of which pointer points are currently captured by the UIElement.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Runtime apps only]

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

UIElement
ReleasePointerCapture

 

 

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