RequiresPointer RequiresPointer RequiresPointer RequiresPointer Enum


Defines constants that specify when an element requires a mouse-like pointer behavior from a game pad.

public : enum class RequiresPointer
enum class winrt::Windows::UI::Xaml::Controls::RequiresPointer : int32_t
public enum RequiresPointer
Public Enum RequiresPointer

Windows 10 requirements

Device family
Windows 10 Anniversary Edition (introduced v10.0.14393.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced v3)


Never Never Never Never 0

The pointer never acts as a mouse.

WhenEngaged WhenEngaged WhenEngaged WhenEngaged 1

The pointer acts as a mouse when the user engages mouse-mode.

WhenFocused WhenFocused WhenFocused WhenFocused 2

The pointer acts as a mouse when the page gets focus. Supported on Page elements only.


This enumeration provides values for the Control.RequiresPointer property.

RequiresPointer is supported only on the Xbox device family, and only when using a game pad or remote control. The property is ignored otherwise.