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Keyboard.Modifiers Property

Gets the set of ModifierKeys that are currently pressed.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

public static ModifierKeys Modifiers { get; }
You cannot set this property in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.ModifierKeys
A bitwise combination of the ModifierKeys values.

ModifierKeys is a bit field enumeration, so it is possible for multiple modifier keys to be pressed at the same time. Use bit operations to determine the exact set of modifier keys pressed.

The following example uses a bit AND comparison to determine if the Control modifier key is pressed.

if ((Keyboard.Modifiers & ModifierKeys.Control) > 0)
{
    button1.Background = Brushes.Red;
}
else
{
    button1.Background = Brushes.Blue;
}

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

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