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Form.ProcessDialogKey Method

Processes a dialog box key.

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

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
protected override bool ProcessDialogKey(
	Keys keyData
)

Parameters

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 ProcessDialogKey method overrides the base ContainerControl.ProcessDialogKey implementation to provide additional handling of the RETURN and ESCAPE keys in dialog boxes. The method performs no processing on keystrokes that include the ALT or CONTROL modifiers.

.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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