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Keyboard Filter Key Names (Standard 8)

2/28/2014

Review the key names used by Keyboard Filter in Windows Embedded 8 Standard (Standard 8).

You can configure Keyboard Filter to block keys or key combinations. A key combination consists of one or more modifier keys, separated by a plus (+) sign, and either a key name or a key scan code. In addition to the keys listed in the tables below, you can also use the Predefined Key Combinations names as custom key combinations, but we recommend using the predefined key settings when enabling or disabling predefined key combinations.

The key names are grouped as follows:

You can use the modifier keys listed in the following table when you configure Keyboard Filter. Multiple modifiers must be separated by a plus (+) sign. You can also configure Keyboard Filter to block any modifier key even if it’s not part of a key combination..

Modifier Key Name Virtual Key Description

Ctrl

VK_CONTROL

The Control key

LCtrl

VK_LCONTROL

The left Control key

RCtrl

VK_RCONTROL

The right Control key

Control

VK_CONTROL

The Control key

LControl

VK_LCONTROL

The left Control key

RControl

VK_RCONTROL

The right Control key

Alt

VK_MENU

The Alt key

LAlt

VK_LMENU

The left Alt key

RAlt

VK_RMENU

The right Alt key

Shift

VK_SHIFT

The Shift key

LShift

VK_LSHIFT

The left Shift key

RShift

VK_RSHIFT

The right Shift key

Win

VK_WIN

The Windows key

LWin

VK_LWIN

The left Windows key

RWin

VK_RWIN

The right Windows key

Windows

VK_WIN

The Windows key

LWindows

VK_LWIN

The left Windows key

RWindows

VK_RWIN

The right Windows key

Key Name Virtual Key Description

Backspace

VK_BACK

The Backspace key

Back

VK_BACK

The Backspace key

Tab

VK_TAB

The Tab key

Clear

VK_CLEAR

The Clear key

Enter

VK_RETURN

The Enter key

Return

VK_RETURN

The Enter key

Pause

VK_PAUSE

The Pause key

Esc

VK_ESCAPE

The Escape key

Escape

VK_ESCAPE

The Escape key

Space

VK_SPACE

The Spacebar

Break

VK_BREAK

The Break key

Select

VK_SELECT

The Select key

PrintScreen

VK_PRINT

The Print Screen key

PrintScrn

VK_PRINT

The Print Screen key

Print

VK_PRINT

The Print Screen key

Execute

VK_EXECUTE

The Execute key

Snapshot

VK_SNAPSHOT

The Print Screen key

Help

VK_HELP

The Help key

Key Name Virtual Key Description

PageUp

VK_PRIOR

The Page Up key

Prior

VK_PRIOR

The Page Up key

PgUp

VK_PRIOR

The Page Up key

PageDown

VK_NEXT

The Page Down key

PgDown

VK_NEXT

The Page Down key

Next

VK_NEXT

The Page Down key

End

VK_END

The End key

Home

VK_HOME

The Home key

Left

VK_LEFT

The Left Arrow key

Up

VK_UP

The Up Arrow key

Right

VK_RIGHT

The Right Arrow key

Down

VK_DOWN

The Down Arrow key

Insert

VK_INSERT

The Insert key

Delete

VK_DELETE

The Delete key

Del

VK_DELETE

The Delete key

Separator

VK_SEPARATOR

The Separator key

Key Name Virtual Key Description

NumLock

VK_NUMLOCK

The Num Lock key

ScrollLock

VK_SCROLL

The Scroll Lock key

Scroll

VK_SCROLL

The Scroll Lock key

CapsLock

VK_CAPITAL

The Caps Lock key

Capital

VK_CAPITAL

The Caps Lock key

Key Name Virtual Key Description

KeypadEqual

VK_OEM_NEC_EQUAL

The ‘=’ key on the numeric keypad (OEM specific)

Dictionary

VK_OEM_FJ_JISHO

The Dictionary key (OEM specific)

Unregister

VK_OEM_FJ_MASSHOU

The Unregister Word key (OEM specific)

Register

VK_OEM_FJ_TOUROKU

The Register Word key (OEM specific)

LeftOyayubi

VK_OEM_FJ_LOYA

The Left OYAYUBI key (OEM specific)

RightOyayubi

VK_OEM_FJ_ROYA

The Right OYAYUBI key (OEM specific)

OemPlus

VK_OEM_PLUS

For any country/region, the ‘+’ key

OemComma

VK_OEM_COMMA

For any country/region, the ‘,’ key

OemMinus

VK_OEM_MINUS

For any country/region, the ‘-‘ key

OemPeriod

VK_OEM_PERIOD

For any country/region, the ‘.’ key

Oem1

VK_OEM_1

Varies by keyboard

Oem2

VK_OEM_2

Varies by keyboard

Oem3

VK_OEM_3

Varies by keyboard

Oem4

VK_OEM_4

Varies by keyboard

Oem5

VK_OEM_5

Varies by keyboard

Oem6

VK_OEM_6

Varies by keyboard

Oem7

VK_OEM_7

Varies by keyboard

Oem8

VK_OEM_8

Varies by keyboard

OemAX

VK_OEM_AX

The AX key on a Japanese AX keyboard

Oem102

VK_OEM_102

The “””<>” or “\|” key on the RT 102-key keyboard

Key Name Virtual Key Description

F1

VK_F1

The F1 key

F2

VK_F2

The F2 key

F3

VK_F3

The F3 key

F4

VK_F4

The F4 key

F5

VK_F5

The F5 key

F6

VK_F6

The F6 key

F7

VK_F7

The F7 key

F8

VK_F8

The F8 key

F9

VK_F9

The F9 key

F10

VK_F10

The F10 key

F11

VK_F11

The F11 key

F12

VK_F12

The F12 key

F13

VK_F13

The F13 key

F14

VK_F14

The F14 key

F15

VK_F15

The F15 key

F16

VK_F16

The F16 key

F17

VK_F17

The F17 key

F18

VK_F18

The F18 key

F19

VK_F19

The F19 key

F20

VK_F20

The F20 key

F21

VK_F21

The F21 key

F22

VK_F22

The F22 key

F23

VK_F23

The F23 key

F24

VK_F24

The F24 key

Key Name Virtual Key Description

Numpad0

VK_NUMPAD0

The 0 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad1

VK_NUMPAD1

The 1 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad2

VK_NUMPAD2

The 2 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad3

VK_NUMPAD3

The 3 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad4

VK_NUMPAD4

The 4 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad5

VK_NUMPAD5

The 5 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad6

VK_NUMPAD6

The 6 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad7

VK_NUMPAD7

The 7 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad8

VK_NUMPAD8

The 8 key on the numeric keypad

Numpad9

VK_NUMPAD9

The 9 key on the numeric keypad

Multiply

VK_MULTIPLY

The Multiply (*) key on the numeric keypad

Add

VK_ADD

The Add (+) key on the numeric keypad

Subtract

VK_SUBTRACT

The Subtract (-) key on the numeric keypad

Decimal

VK_DECIMAL

The Decimal (.) key on the numeric keypad

Divide

VK_DIVIDE

The Divide (/) key on the numeric keypad

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