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My.Computer.Keyboard.NumLock Property 

Gets a Boolean indicating if the NUM LOCK key is on.


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

A Boolean value. True if NUM LOCK is on; otherwise False.

Only the state of the NUM LOCK key is returned.

This example uses the My.Computer.Keyboard.NumLock property to determine if the computer's NUM LOCK key is on.

If My.Computer.Keyboard.NumLock Then
    MsgBox("NUM LOCK on")
Else
    MsgBox("NUM 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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