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ConsoleModifiers Enumeration

Represents the SHIFT, ALT, and CTRL modifier keys on a keyboard.

This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.

Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public enum ConsoleModifiers

Member nameDescription
AltThe left or right ALT modifier key.
ShiftThe left or right SHIFT modifier key.
ControlThe left or right CTRL modifier key.

No distinction is made between the left or right SHIFT, ALT, and CTRL keys.

The ConsoleModifiers enumeration is used in conjunction with the ConsoleKeyInfo type.

The following code example reads a key and determines whether one or more modifier keys was pressed.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

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