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''See also:''
''See also:''
* [[_DEVICE$]]
* [[_DEVICE$]]
* [[_LASBUTTON]]
* [[_LASTBUTTON]]
* [[STRIG]], [[STICK]]
* [[STRIG]], [[STICK]]
* [[ON STRIG(n)]], [[STRIG(n)]]
* [[ON STRIG(n)]], [[STRIG(n)]]

Revision as of 22:22, 22 June 2011

The _DEVICES function returns all of the INPUT devices on your computer including keyboard, mouse and game devices.


Syntax

device_count% = _DEVICES


  • Returns the number of devices that can be listed separately with the _DEVICE$ function.
  • Devices include keyboard, mouse, joysticks, game pads and multiple stick game controllers.


Example: Checking for the system's input devices.

devices = _DEVICES PRINT "Number of input devices found ="; devices FOR i = 1 TO devices PRINT _DEVICE$(i) PRINT "Buttons:"; _LASTBUTTON(i) NEXT

Number of input devices found = 2 [KEYBOARD][BUTTON] Buttons: 512 [MOUSE][BUTTON][AXIS][WHEEL] Buttons 3

Note: The STRIG/STICK commands won't read from the keyboard or mouse device the above example lists.


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