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SDL_JoystickOpen(3)            SDL API Reference           SDL_JoystickOpen(3)

NAME

SDL_JoystickOpen - Opens a joystick for use.

SYNOPSIS

#include "SDL.h" SDL_Joystick *SDL_JoystickOpen(int index);

DESCRIPTION

Opens a joystick for use within SDL. The index refers to the N'th joystick in the system. A joystick must be opened before it game be used.

RETURN VALUE

Returns a SDL_Joystick structure on success. NULL on failure.

EXAMPLES

SDL_Joystick *joy; // Check for joystick if(SDL_NumJoysticks()>0){ // Open joystick joy=SDL_JoystickOpen(0); if(joy) { printf("Opened Joystick 0 "); printf("Name: %s ", SDL_JoystickName(0)); printf("Number of Axes: %d ", SDL_JoystickNumAxes(joy)); printf("Number of Buttons: %d ", SDL_JoystickNumButtons(joy)); printf("Number of Balls: %d ", SDL_JoystickNumBalls(joy)); } else printf("Couldn't open Joystick 0 "); // Close if opened if(SDL_JoystickOpened(0)) SDL_JoystickClose(joy); }

SEE ALSO

SDL_JoystickClose SDL Tue 11 Sep 2001, 23:00 SDL_JoystickOpen(3)

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