ConsoleCancelEventArgs Class

Provides data for the Console.CancelKeyPress event. This class cannot be inherited.


Namespace:  System
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

type ConsoleCancelEventArgs =  
        inherit EventArgs 

The ConsoleCancelEventArgs type exposes the following members.

Public propertyCancelGets or sets a value that indicates whether simultaneously pressing the Control modifier key and the C console key (Ctrl+C) or the Ctrl+Break keys terminates the current process. The default is false, which terminates the current process.
Public propertySpecialKeyGets the combination of modifier and console keys that interrupted the current process.

Public methodEquals(Object)Determines whether the specified object is equal to the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeServes as the default hash function. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)

A user can interrupt a console application process by simultaneously pressing the Control modifier key and the C console key (Ctrl+C), or the Control modifier key and the Break console key (Ctrl+Break). The .NET Framework consequently provides a ConsoleCancelEventArgs object to the event handler for the Console.CancelKeyPress event to specify whether the process should be cancelled.

If the Cancel property is set to true in the event handler, the process is resumed; otherwise, the process is terminated. By default, the value of the ConsoleCancelEventArgs property is false, and the process terminates.

The following example demonstrates how to use the ConsoleCancelEventArgs class to handle an event.

No code example is currently available or this language may not be supported.

.NET Framework

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

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.
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