Mouse.click()

Description

Sends a momentary click to the computer at the location of the cursor. This is the same as pressing and immediately releasing the mouse button.

Mouse.click() defaults to the left mouse button.

Syntax

Mouse.click();
Mouse.click(button);

Parameters

button: which mouse button to press - char

  • MOUSE_LEFT (default)

  • MOUSE_RIGHT

  • MOUSE_MIDDLE

Returns

Nothing

Example Code

#include <Mouse.h>

void setup(){
  pinMode(2,INPUT);
  //initiate the Mouse library
  Mouse.begin();
}

void loop(){
  //if the button is pressed, send a left mouse click
  if(digitalRead(2) == HIGH){
    Mouse.click();
  }
}

Notes and Warnings

When you use the Mouse.click() 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.

See also