CompassReading class

Represents a compass reading.

Syntax


Public NotInheritable Class CompassReading

Attributes

[DualApiPartition()]
[MarshalingBehavior(Agile)]
[Threading(Both)]
[Version(0x06020000)]

Members

The CompassReading class has these types of members:

Properties

The CompassReading class has these properties.

PropertyAccess typeDescription

HeadingAccuracy

Read-onlyGets the compass's heading accuracy.

HeadingMagneticNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to magnetic-north.

HeadingTrueNorth

Read-onlyGets the heading in degrees relative to geographic true-north.

Timestamp

Read-onlyGets the time at which the sensor reported the reading.

 

Remarks

This object is accessed when you invoke the GetCurrentReading method; and, it is accessed when you retrieve the Reading property of the CompassReadingChangedEventArgs object in the event callback method.

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8 [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported server

None supported [Windows Store apps, desktop apps]

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

Object
Sensor data and display orientation

 

 

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