joyReleaseCapture function

The joyReleaseCapture function releases the specified captured joystick.

Syntax

MMRESULT joyReleaseCapture(
  UINT uJoyID
);

Parameters

uJoyID

Identifier of the joystick to be released. Valid values for uJoyID range from zero (JOYSTICKID1) to 15.

Return Value

Returns JOYERR_NOERROR if successful or one of the following error values.

Return code Description
MMSYSERR_NODRIVER
The joystick driver is not present.
MMSYSERR_INVALIDPARAM
The specified joystick device identifier uJoyID is invalid.
JOYERR_PARMS
The specified joystick device identifier uJoyID is invalid.

Remarks

This method returns JOYERR_NOERROR when passed a valid joystick identifier that has not been captured.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header joystickapi.h (include Windows.h)
Library Winmm.lib
DLL Winmm.dll

See Also

Joysticks

Multimedia Joystick Functions