Mouse.press()

Description

Sends a button press to a connected computer. A press is the equivalent of clicking and continuously holding the mouse button. A press is cancelled with Mouse.release().

Before using Mouse.press(), you need to start communication with Mouse.begin().

Mouse.press() defaults to a left button press.

Syntax

Mouse.press()

Mouse.press(button)

Parameter Values

  • button: which mouse button to press. Allowed data types: char.
    • MOUSE_LEFT (default)
    • MOUSE_RIGHT
    • MOUSE_MIDDLE

Return Values

  • Nothing

Example Code

#include <Mouse.h> void setup() { //The switch that will initiate the Mouse press pinMode(2, INPUT); //The switch that will terminate the Mouse press pinMode(3, INPUT); //initiate the Mouse library Mouse.begin(); } void loop() { //if the switch attached to pin 2 is closed, press and hold the left mouse button if (digitalRead(2) == HIGH) { Mouse.press(); } //if the switch attached to pin 3 is closed, release the left mouse button if (digitalRead(3) == HIGH) { Mouse.release(); } }

※ NOTES AND WARNINGS:

When you use the Mouse.press() command, the Arduino takes over your mouse! Make sure you have control before you use the command. A pushbutton to toggle the mouse control state is effective.

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