mouse_check_button


Description

This function will return true if the mouse button being checked is held down or false if it is not. You supply the mouse button to check from one of the following constants:

Constant Description
mb_left The left mouse button
mb_middle The middle mouse button (this may not be valid for all target platforms)
mb_right The right mouse button
mb_none No mouse button
mb_any Any of the mouse buttons


Syntax:

mouse_check_button(numb);


Argument Description
numb Which mouse button constant to check for.


Returns:

Boolean


Example:

if mouse_check_button(mb_left)
   {
   instance_create_layer(mouse_x, mouse_y, "Effects", obj_Star);
   }

The above code will check for the left mouse button and every step that it is held down will create an instance of the object indexed in "obj_Star".