Mouse Input Messages:
The following messages are used with mouse input.

  • WM_CAPTURECHANGED - Mouse capture change
  • WM_LBUTTONDBLCLK - Left button double click
  • WM_LBUTTONDOWN - Left button down
  • WM_LBUTTONUP - Left button up
  • WM_MBUTTONDBLCLK - Middle button double click
  • WM_MBUTTONDOWN - Middle button down
  • WM_MBUTTONUP - Middle button up
  • WM_MOUSEACTIVATE - Mouse activatedv
  • WM_MOUSEMOVE - Mouse x or y position changes
  • WM_MOUSEWHEEL - Mouse wheel/scroll changes
  • WM_NCHITTEST - Mouse non-client area test
  • WM_NCLBUTTONDBLCLK - Mouse non-client area left button double click
  • WM_NCLBUTTONDOWN - Mouse non-client area left button down
  • WM_NCLBUTTONUP - Mouse non-client area left button up
  • WM_NCMBUTTONDBLCLK - Mouse non-client area middle button double click
  • WM_NCMBUTTONDOWN - Mouse non-client area middle button down
  • WM_NCMBUTTONUP - Mouse non-client area middle button up
  • WM_NCMOUSEMOVE - Mouse non-client area x or y movement
  • WM_NCRBUTTONDBLCLK - Mouse non-client area right button double click
  • WM_NCRBUTTONDOWN - Mouse non-client area right button down
  • WM_NCRBUTTONUP - Mouse non-client area right button up
  • WM_RBUTTONDBLCLK - Right button double click
  • WM_RBUTTONDOWN - Right button down
  • WM_RBUTTONUP - Right button up

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