SCA_PythonJoystick(EXP_PyObjectPlus)

base class — EXP_PyObjectPlus

class SCA_PythonJoystick(EXP_PyObjectPlus)

A Python interface to a joystick.

name

The name assigned to the joystick by the operating system. (read-only)

Type

string

activeButtons

A list of active button values. (read-only)

Type

list

axisValues

The state of the joysticks axis as a list of values numAxis long. (read-only).

Type

list of ints.

Each specifying the value of an axis between -1.0 and 1.0 depending on how far the axis is pushed, 0 for nothing. The first 2 values are used by most joysticks and gamepads for directional control. 3rd and 4th values are only on some joysticks and can be used for arbitary controls.

  • left:[-1.0, 0.0, …]

  • right:[1.0, 0.0, …]

  • up:[0.0, -1.0, …]

  • down:[0.0, 1.0, …]

hatValues(Deprecated. Use :data:`activeButtons` instead)
numAxis

The number of axes for the joystick at this index. (read-only).

Type

integer

numButtons

The number of buttons for the joystick at this index. (read-only).

Type

integer

numHats(Deprecated. Use :data:`numButtons` instead)
startVibration()

Starts the vibration.

Returns

None

stopVibration()

Stops the vibration.

Returns

None

strengthLeft

Strength of the Low frequency joystick’s motor (placed at left position usually).

Type

float (0.0 to 1.0)

strengthRight

Strength of the High frequency joystick’s motor (placed at right position usually).

Type

float (0.0 to 1.0)

duration

Duration of the vibration in milliseconds.

Type

integer (0 to infinite)

isVibrating

Check status of joystick vibration

Type

bool (true vibrating and false stopped)

hasVibration

Check if the joystick supports vibration

Type

bool (true supported and false not supported)