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sdl_pollevent(3) [opensolaris man page]

SDL_PollEvent(3)						 SDL API Reference						  SDL_PollEvent(3)

NAME
SDL_PollEvent - Polls for currently pending events. SYNOPSIS
#include "SDL.h" int SDL_PollEvent(SDL_Event *event); DESCRIPTION
Polls for currently pending events, and returns 1 if there are any pending events, or 0 if there are none available. If event is not NULL, the next event is removed from the queue and stored in that area. EXAMPLES
SDL_Event event; /* Event structure */ . . . /* Check for events */ while(SDL_PollEvent(&event)){ /* Loop until there are no events left on the queue */ switch(event.type){ /* Process the appropiate event type */ case SDL_KEYDOWN: /* Handle a KEYDOWN event */ printf("Oh! Key press "); break; case SDL_MOUSEMOTION: . . . default: /* Report an unhandled event */ printf("I don't know what this event is! "); } } SEE ALSO
SDL_Event, SDL_WaitEvent, SDL_PeepEvents SDL
Tue 11 Sep 2001, 22:59 SDL_PollEvent(3)

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