Mouse Class

Represents the mouse device to a specific thread.

Namespace: System.Windows.Input
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:

public static class Mouse
public final class Mouse
public final class Mouse
You cannot use this managed class in XAML.

The Mouse class provides mouse related events, methods and, properties which provide information regarding the state of the keyboard.

The mouse events are raised on the element they are attached to; therefore, event handlers should be attached through the element.

The static members of the Mouse class delegate to the primary MouseDevice of the calling thread's input manager.


Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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