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The framework calls this member function if the CWnd object has the input focus when the OnSysKeyUp or OnSysKeyDown member function is called.

afx_msg void OnSysDeadChar(
   UINT nChar,
   UINT nRepCnt,
   UINT nFlags 


Specifies the dead-key character value.
Specifies the repeat count.
Specifies the scan code, key-transition code, previous key state, and context code, as shown in the following list:
Value Meaning
0–7 Scan code (OEM-dependent value). Low byte of high-order word.
8 Extended key, such as a function key or a key on the numeric keypad (1 if it is an extended key; otherwise 0).
9–10 Not used.
11–12 Used internally by Windows.
13 Context code (1 if the ALT key is held down while the key is pressed; otherwise 0).
14 Previous key state (1 if the key is down before the call, 0 if the key is up).
15 Transition state (1 if the key is being released, 0 if the key is being pressed).


It specifies the character value of a dead key.

Note   This member function is called by the framework to allow your application to handle a Windows message. The parameters passed to your function reflect the parameters received by the framework when the message was received. If you call the base-class implementation of this function, that implementation will use the parameters originally passed with the message and not the parameters you supply to the function.

See Also

CWnd Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | CWnd::OnSysKeyDown | CWnd::OnSysKeyUp | WM_SYSDEADCHAR | CWnd::OnDeadChar

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