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''Example 2:'' A simple text scrolling routine using the mouse wheel.
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{{Cl|DIM}} Array$(100)
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{{Cl|LINE INPUT}} "Enter a file name with 100 or more lines of text: ", file$
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{{Cl|OPEN}} file$ {{Cl|FOR (file statement)|FOR}} {{Cl|INPUT (file mode)|INPUT}} {{Cl|AS}} #1
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{{Cl|DO...LOOP|DO}} {{Cl|UNTIL}} {{Cl|EOF}}(1)
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  inputcount = inputcount + 1
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  {{Cl|LINE INPUT (file statement)|LINE INPUT}} #1, Array$(inputcount)
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  {{Cl|IF...THEN|IF}} inputcount = 100 {{Cl|THEN}} {{Cl|EXIT DO}}
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{{Cl|LOOP}}
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{{Cl|FOR...NEXT|FOR}} n = 1 {{Cl|TO}} 21: {{Cl|PRINT}} Array$(n): {{Cl|NEXT}}
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{{Cl|CLOSE}} #1
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DO
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  {{Cl|DO...LOOP|DO}} {{Cl|WHILE}} {{Cl|_MOUSEINPUT}}
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    row = row + {{Cl|_MOUSEWHEEL}}
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    {{Cl|IF...THEN|IF}} prevrow <> row {{Cl|THEN}}
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      {{Cl|IF...THEN|IF}} row > 0 {{Cl|AND (boolean)|AND}} row <= inputcount - 20 {{Cl|THEN}}
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        {{Cl|CLS}}: {{Cl|LOCATE}} 2, 1
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        {{Cl|FOR...NEXT|FOR}} n = row {{Cl|TO}} row + 20
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          {{Cl|PRINT}} Array$(n)
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        {{Cl|NEXT}}
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      {{Cl|END IF}}
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    {{Cl|END IF}}
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    prevrow = row
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  {{Cl|LOOP}}
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{{Cl|LOOP}} {{Cl|UNTIL}} {{Cl|INKEY$}} > ""
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Revision as of 07:18, 3 January 2011

The _MOUSEWHEEL function returns a positive or negative INTEGER value indicating the mouse scroll wheel clicks since the last mouse read.


Syntax

scroll% = _MOUSEWHEEL


Description

  • Positive return value of 1 represents one "click" the mouse wheel was moved toward the user.
  • Negative return value of -1 represents one "click" the mouse wheel was moved away from the user.
  • After a "click" has been read, the value resets to 0 automatically.
  • If no movement on the wheel has occurred since the last _MOUSEINPUT read, _MOUSEWHEEL returns 0.
  • You may want to use a cumulative mouse wheel scroll value using a total variable.


Example 1: Reading the cumulative mouse wheel "clicks" (Enter quits).

DO: _LIMIT 100 DO WHILE _MOUSEINPUT Scroll = Scroll + _MOUSEWHEEL LOCATE 10, 20: PRINT Scroll LOOP LOOP UNTIL INKEY$ = CHR$(13) ' press Enter to quit


Example 2: A simple text scrolling routine using the mouse wheel.

DIM Array$(100) LINE INPUT "Enter a file name with 100 or more lines of text: ", file$ OPEN file$ FOR INPUT AS #1 DO UNTIL EOF(1) inputcount = inputcount + 1 LINE INPUT #1, Array$(inputcount) IF inputcount = 100 THEN EXIT DO LOOP FOR n = 1 TO 21: PRINT Array$(n): NEXT CLOSE #1 DO DO WHILE _MOUSEINPUT row = row + _MOUSEWHEEL IF prevrow <> row THEN IF row > 0 AND row <= inputcount - 20 THEN CLS: LOCATE 2, 1 FOR n = row TO row + 20 PRINT Array$(n) NEXT END IF END IF prevrow = row LOOP LOOP UNTIL INKEY$ > ""


See also



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