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Mouse input in C#

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Okay, I feel pretty retarded, but I can't get mouse input working in C#. Here's my really simple test app:
using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace mousetest
{
    static class Program
    {
        /// <summary>
        /// The main entry point for the application.
        /// </summary>
        [STAThread]
        static void Main()
        {
            MouseEventListener listener = new MouseEventListener();
            mouseHandler += new MouseEventHandler(listener.HandleMouseClick);

            Application.EnableVisualStyles();
            Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false);
            Application.Run(new Form1());
        }
        
        public static event MouseEventHandler mouseHandler;

        public class MouseEventListener
        {
            public void HandleMouseClick(object o, MouseEventArgs args)
            {
                int i = 0; //breakpoint here never gets triggered
            }
        };
    }
}

I suspect I'm missing something stupid. Little help? Thanks!

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You've just defined your own event and attached to it, but that event will not get triggered by anyone else. I belive you really want to attach to the Form's mouse click instead like so:


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Windows.Forms;

namespace Test1
{
static class Program
{
/// <summary>
/// The main entry point for the application.
/// </summary>
[STAThread]
static void Main()
{
Application.EnableVisualStyles();
Application.SetCompatibleTextRenderingDefault(false);

MouseEventListener listener = new MouseEventListener();
Form1 form = new Form1();
form.MouseClick += new MouseEventHandler(listener.HandleMouseClick);
Application.Run(form);
}

public static event MouseEventHandler mouseHandler;

public class MouseEventListener
{
public void HandleMouseClick(object o, MouseEventArgs args)
{
int i = 0; //breakpoint here never gets triggered
}
};

}
}

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