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KeyEventArgs.Key Property

Gets the keyboard key associated with the event.

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

public Key Key { get; }
Members of this class are either not typically used in XAML, or cannot be used in XAML.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.Key
The Key referenced by the event.

The following example creates a KeyEventHandler and checks whether the key associated with the KeyEventArgs is the Return key.

private void OnKeyDownHandler(object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
{
    if (e.Key == Key.Return)
    {
        textBlock1.Text = "You Entered: " + textBox1.Text;
    }
}

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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