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PointerPointProperties.Orientation | orientation property

Gets the counter-clockwise angle of rotation around the major axis of the pointer device (the z-axis, perpendicular to the surface of the digitizer). A value of 0.0 degrees indicates the device is oriented towards the top of the digitizer.

Syntax


var orientation = pointerPointProperties.orientation;

Property value

Type: Number [JavaScript] | System.Single [.NET] | float32 [C++]

A value between 0.0 and 359.0 in degrees of rotation. The default value is 0.0.

Remarks

Orientation is also referred to as azimuth.

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

PointerPointProperties

 

 

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