Arduino Function: Mouse.isPressed

Description

This function reports the current status of all mouse buttons (if are pressed or not).

Syntax

Mouse.isPressed();
Mouse.isPressed(button);

Parameters

When there is no value passed, it checks the status of the left mouse button.

  • button: which mouse button to check - char
  • MOUSE_LEFT (default)
  • MOUSE_RIGHT
  • MOUSE_MIDDLE

Returns

boolean reports wether a button is pressed or not

Examples

void setup(){
//The switch that will initiate the Mouse press
pinMode(2,INPUT);
//The switch that will terminate the Mouse press
pinMode(3,INPUT);
//Start serial communication with the computer
Serial1.begin(9600);
//initiate the Mouse library
Mouse.begin();
}

void loop(){
//a variable for checking the button's state
int mouseState=0;
//if the switch attached to pin 2 is closed, press and hold the right mouse button and save the state ina variable
if(digitalRead(2) == HIGH){
Mouse.press();
mouseState=Mouse.isPressed();
}
//if the switch attached to pin 3 is closed, release the right mouse button and save the state in a variable
if(digitalRead(3) == HIGH){
Mouse.release();
mouseState=Mouse.isPressed();
}
//print out the current mouse button state
Serial1.println(mouseState);
delay(10);
}


Based on the reference originally written by Arduino Community,  wiring.org.co and  arduino.cc