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My.Computer.Keyboard.CtrlKeyDown Property 

Gets a Boolean indicating if a CTRL key is down.


' Usage
Dim value As Boolean = My.Computer.Keyboard.CtrlKeyDown
' Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property CtrlKeyDown As Boolean

A Boolean value. True if a CTRL key is down; otherwise False.

The My.Computer.Keyboard.CtrlKeyDown property provides functionality similar to the ModifierKeys property.

This example uses the My.Computer.Keyboard.CtrlKeyDown property to determine if the computer's CTRL key is down.

If My.Computer.Keyboard.CtrlKeyDown Then
    MsgBox("CTRL key down")
Else
    MsgBox("CTRL key up")
End If

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices

Class: Keyboard

Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

Availability by Project Type

Project type Available

Windows Application

Yes

Class Library

Yes

Console Application

Yes

Windows Control Library

Yes

Web Control Library

No

Windows Service

Yes

Web Site

No

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