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Control.ModifierKeys Property

Gets a value indicating which of the modifier keys (SHIFT, CTRL, and ALT) is in a pressed state.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public static Keys ModifierKeys { get; }

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Forms.Keys
A bitwise combination of the Keys values. The default is None.

The following code example hides a button when the CTRL key is pressed while the button is clicked. This example requires that you have a Button named button1 on a Form.

private void button1_Click(object sender, System.EventArgs e)
{
   /* If the CTRL key is pressed when the 
      * control is clicked, hide the control. */ 
   if(Control.ModifierKeys == Keys.Control)
   {
      ((Control)sender).Hide();
   }
}

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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