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DataGridViewComboBoxEditingControl.EditingControlWantsInputKey Method

Determines whether the specified key is a regular input key that the editing control should process or a special key that the DataGridView should process.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
public virtual bool EditingControlWantsInputKey(
	Keys keyData,
	bool dataGridViewWantsInputKey


Type: System.Windows.Forms.Keys

A bitwise combination of Keys values that represents the key that was pressed.

Type: System.Boolean

true to indicate that the DataGridView control can process the key; otherwise, false.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the specified key is a regular input key that should be handled by the editing control; otherwise, false.


IDataGridViewEditingControl.EditingControlWantsInputKey(Keys, Boolean)

The DataGridView control calls this method to determine whether to handle an input key or let the editing control handle it.

This method returns true if keyData includes the Up or Down values or if the drop-down list is displayed and keyData includes the Escape or Enter values. This method also returns true if dataGridViewWantsInputKey is false. Otherwise, this method returns false.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5.1, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows Phone 8.1, Windows Phone 8, 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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