Mouse Cursor (again)

Firstly,I'm sorry for posting about the same article again.....but between all the handles and buffers, i lost myself.

Here's what i want to do.I have a program(a reproduction of a flash game) and i need to utilise mouse for a better feel. Presently i have to enter numbers and hit 'enter' (for some reason getch() doesn't seem to work in that particular part, but thats not my worry). I have six 'buttons' on screen , i want to do the following...
1. detect mouse position(in characters) for using in gotoxy();.
2. detect mouse left click to see what the user has clicked.

with these i can make my program much better, but after all the googling and going through the answers given by people of this forum, i still don't know how to do it.

So, anyone who can explain it to me how to do it in simple terms, i will be highly grateful. I'm a beginner, coding for about two years and i'm just grasping the concepts of pointers and linked lists(just so u know..:))


Are you using a graphics lib or the console? It sounds like you're using the console, and if you're trying to do fancy effects and use the mouse in the console http://cdn.meme.li/i/jzt4w.jpg
There may be system specific ways around this but you're better off learning how to use a higher level library, people on this forum often advocate the use of SDL2.0 and SFML.
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Ok, i'm not using graphics, its still plain console.......
I'm okay with system specific stuff too, although people advocate against it (Have read so many articles discouraging system() calls )
oh and btw, i use windows and codeblocks.

P.S. I don't want to learn graphics now, some other day but not now.
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