SDL Wiki
(This is the documentation for SDL3, which is under heavy development and the API is changing! SDL2 is the current stable version!)


THIS PAGE IS A WORK IN PROGRESS ... Please make edits to this page to improve it!


Get the implementation dependent name of a joystick.


const char* SDL_JoystickName(SDL_Joystick *joystick);

Function Parameters


the SDL_Joystick obtained from SDL_JoystickOpen()

Return Value

Returns the name of the selected joystick. If no name can be found, this function returns NULL; call SDL_GetError() for more information.


This function is available since SDL 3.0.0.

Code Examples

/* Print the names of all attached joysticks */
int num_joy, i;
num_joy = SDL_NumJoysticks();
printf("%d joysticks found\n", num_joy);
for(i = 0; i < num_joy; i++)
  SDL_Joystick *joystick = SDL_JoystickOpen(i);
  printf("%s\n", SDL_JoystickName(joystick));

CategoryAPI, CategoryJoystick, CategoryDraft

[ edit | delete | history | feedback | raw ]

[ front page | index | search | recent changes | git repo | offline html ]

All wiki content is licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0).
Wiki powered by ghwikipp.