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Mouse.LeftButton Property

Gets the state of the left button of the mouse.

Namespace: System.Windows.Input
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:  http://schemas.microsoft.com/winfx/2006/xaml/presentation

public static MouseButtonState LeftButton { get; }
/** @property */
public static MouseButtonState get_LeftButton ()

public static function get LeftButton () : MouseButtonState

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

The state of the left mouse button.

The following example shows how to determine whether the left mouse button is pressed by checking if the state of the LeftButton is equal to the MouseButtonState enumeration value Pressed. If the button is pressed, a method is called which updates display elements in the sample.

if (Mouse.LeftButton == MouseButtonState.Pressed)
{
    UpdateSampleResults("Left Button Pressed");
}

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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