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NAME

       joystick_getnumaxes, joystick_getnumbuttons - query the capabilities of
       a joystick

SYNOPSIS

       #include <vgajoystick.h>

       char joystick_getnumaxes(int joydev);
       char joystick_getnumbuttons(int joydev);

DESCRIPTION

       queries the number of axes  (number  of  continuous  ranges  which  the
       joystick  allows  to  choose  from)  and  buttons.  The old version 0.*
       joystick protocol reports 2 axes (x and y) and 4 buttons  although  the
       actual joystick will usually have less (often two) buttons.

       svgalib  supports  up  to 127 axes and buttons, provided the underlying
       device driver does it.

CAVEATS

       This function is only available in ELF  versions  of  svgalib.  Due  to
       backwards  compatibility  issues  it  cannot  be used with shared a.out
       libs.

SEE ALSO

       svgalib(7),  vgagl(7),   libvga.config(5),   joytest(6),   mjoytest(6),
       joystick_init(3),         joystick_close(3),        joystick_update(3),
       joystick_sethandler(3),                  joystick_setdefaulthandler(3),
       joystick_getaxis(3),     joystick_getbutton(3),    joystick_button1(3),
       joystick_getb1(3), joystick_x(3), joystick_getx(3).

AUTHOR

       The svgalib joystick handler  was  mostly  done  by  Daniel  Engstr\"om
       <daniel.engstrom@riksnett.no>.  Multiple joystick, VC switching support
       and code to  glue  it  into  svgalib  by  Michael  Weller  <eowmob@exp-
       math.uni-essen.de>. Part of the code is based on code from C. Smith and
       Vojtech Pavlik.