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My.Computer.Keyboard.CapsLock Property 

Gets a Boolean indicating if CAPS LOCK is turned on.


' Usage
Dim value As Boolean = My.Computer.Keyboard.CapsLock
' Declaration
Public ReadOnly Property CapsLock As Boolean

A Boolean value: True if CAPS LOCK is turned on; otherwise False.

Only the state of CAPS LOCK is returned.

This example uses the My.Computer.Keyboard.CapsLock property to determine if the computer's CAPS LOCK is turned on.

If My.Computer.Keyboard.CapsLock Then
    MsgBox("CAPS LOCK on")
Else
    MsgBox("CAPS LOCK off")
End If

Namespace: Microsoft.VisualBasic.Devices

Class: Keyboard

Assembly: Visual Basic Runtime Library (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

Availability by Project Type

Project type Available

Windows Application

Yes

Class Library

Yes

Console Application

Yes

Windows Control Library

Yes

Web Control Library

No

Windows Service

Yes

Web Site

No

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