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[Solved]-Why no mouse button state information in the mouse move event?
I understand from theory and practice that the mouse move events don't provide individual button state information as such.
I am interested to understand the rational behind the decision to do it this way. I know there are other ways to get the information and I use them myself. However, it would be kind of easier for us all if it was just "there for the asking" as it is with the other mouse events.
I am not trying to critical or anything. I am just interested to know why it is done that way :-).
My thanks to anyone who is kind enough to humour me with an answer.
Thanks in advance.
dbzhang800 last edited by
you mean that
doesn't work for you?
Thank you for your reply,
Good point sir, I see that I might not be understanding the document correctly. I did not get any states when I tried this one. Since your comment indicates it one should get the states with the buttons() function there must be some other issue in my code that is blocking it.
I thought it strange to not get the states hence my question.
Thank you for your help I will look into it again.
I can now get the mouse button states in the mouse move event. It was my fault that they were not coming through to where I needed them.
I am relieved to know it was not problem with Qt.
Thank again for your advice.