IsKeyboardFocused Property

UIElement.IsKeyboardFocused Property

Gets a value indicating whether this element has keyboard focus. This is a dependency property.

Namespace: System.Windows
Assembly: PresentationCore (in presentationcore.dll)
XML Namespace:

public bool IsKeyboardFocused { get; }
/** @property */
public final boolean get_IsKeyboardFocused ()

public final function get IsKeyboardFocused () : boolean

You cannot use this property in XAML.

Property Value

true if this element has keyboard focus; otherwise, false. The default is false.

Identifier field


Metadata properties set to true


Changes to the determined value of this property may be accompanied by focus-related events.

IsKeyboardFocused and IsKeyboardFocusWithin are commonly used within class event handlers for other input-related events, for instance to determine whether the element already has keyboard focus, or to make determinations when mouse events and keyboard events occur in conjunction.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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