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Form.ProcessCmdKey Method

Processes a command key.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)
[<SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)>]
abstract ProcessCmdKey : 
        msg:Message byref * 
        keyData:Keys -> bool 
[<SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)>]
override ProcessCmdKey : 
        msg:Message byref * 
        keyData:Keys -> bool 

Parameters

msg
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Message%
A Message, passed by reference, that represents the Win32 message to process.
keyData
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Keys
One of the Keys values that represents the key to process.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the keystroke was processed and consumed by the control; otherwise, false to allow further processing.

The ProcessCmdKey method overrides the base

ContainerControl.ProcessCmdKey implementation to provide additional handling of main menu command keys and MDI accelerators.

For information about trapping keystrokes, see "How to trap keystrokes in controls by using Visual C#" and "How to trap keystrokes in .NET controls by using Visual Basic .NET" in the Microsoft Knowledge Base at http://support.microsoft.com.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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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