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SDL_GetJoystickBall

Get the ball axis change since the last poll.

Header File

Defined in <SDL3/SDL_joystick.h>

Syntax

int SDL_GetJoystickBall(SDL_Joystick *joystick, int ball, int *dx, int *dy);

Function Parameters

SDL_Joystick * joystick the SDL_Joystick to query.
int ball the ball index to query; ball indices start at index 0.
int * dx stores the difference in the x axis position since the last poll.
int * dy stores the difference in the y axis position since the last poll.

Return Value

(int) Returns 0 on success or a negative error code on failure; call SDL_GetError() for more information.

Remarks

Trackballs can only return relative motion since the last call to SDL_GetJoystickBall(), these motion deltas are placed into dx and dy.

Most joysticks do not have trackballs.

Version

This function is available since SDL 3.0.0.

See Also


CategoryAPI, CategoryAPIFunction, CategoryJoystick


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