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Unread 02-12-2007, 04:28 AM   #1
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GetRawInputDeviceInfo() and Vendor ID

Hi All,

I have 2 USB keyboard and 2 USB mice connected to the system. All these
extra once are special keyboard and Mouse for my specific
application. From my application I need to distinguish these devices
from standard input devices in the system. I can differentiate my
devices by the Product and vendor ID.

So, I thought of using the raw input method and functions. But the
GetRawInputDeviceInfo() returns the type as RIM_TYPEKEYBOARD and
RIM_TYPEMOUSE, which don't have any Vendor or Product ID related
information. But the RIM_TYPEHID has this information. So

1) How do I find out the product ID and vendor ID for the type

2) Is there any other information other than RID_DEVICE_INFO_MOUSE ,and
RID_DEVICE_INFO_KEYBOARD, which tells this info

3)Any other API sets available to extract this information from User

Thanks in advance

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