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Accessing the Keyboard (Visual Basic)

The My.Computer.Keyboard object provides properties for accessing the current state of the keyboard, such as what keys are currently pressed, and provides a method to send keystrokes to the active window.

This table lists tasks associated with the My.Computer.Keyboard object and points to topics demonstrating how to perform each task.

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Determine whether CAPS LOCK is on

CapsLock

Determine whether the SHIFT key is down

ShiftKeyDown

Determine whether the ALT key is down

AltKeyDown

Determine whether the CTRL key is down

CtrlKeyDown

Determine whether NUM LOCK is on

NumLock

Determine whether SCROLL LOCK is on

ScrollLock

Start an application and send it keystrokes

How to: Start an Application and Send it Keystrokes (Visual Basic)

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