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MouseCapabilities.NumberOfButtons | numberOfButtons property

Gets a value representing the number of buttons on the mouse. If multiple mice are present, it returns the number of buttons of the mouse which has maximum number of buttons.

Syntax


var numberOfButtons = mouseCapabilities.numberOfButtons;

public uint NumberOfButtons { get; }

Public ReadOnly Property NumberOfButtons As UInteger

public:
property unsigned int NumberOfButtons { 
   unsigned int get();
}

Property value

Type: Number [JavaScript] | System.UInt32 [.NET] | uint32 [C++]

A value representing the number of buttons on the mouse. If multiple mice are present, it returns the number of buttons of the mouse which has maximum number of buttons.

Examples

The following code shows how to use this method.


    function getMouseCapabilities() {
        var mouseCapabilities = new Windows.Devices.Input.MouseCapabilities();
        id("numberOfButtons").innerHTML = mouseCapabilities.NumberOfButtons;
    }

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Devices.Input
Windows::Devices::Input [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 Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

MouseCapabilities
Quickstarts
Quickstart: Identifying input devices