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Control.ImeMode Property

Gets or sets the Input Method Editor (IME) mode of the control.

[Visual Basic]
Public Property ImeMode As ImeMode
public ImeMode ImeMode {get; set;}
public: __property ImeMode get_ImeMode();
public: __property void set_ImeMode(ImeMode);
public function get ImeMode() : ImeMode;
public function set ImeMode(ImeMode);

Property Value

One of the ImeMode values. The default is Inherit.


Exception Type Condition
InvalidEnumArgumentException The assigned value is not one of the ImeMode enumeration values.


An input method editor (IME) is a program that allows users to enter complex characters and symbols, such as Japanese Kanji characters, using a standard keyboard. The ImeMode property is typically set to ImeMode.Off for a TextBox control that is intended to only enter numeric values. The ImeMode property value is set to ImeMode.NoControl for the Form class.


Platforms: Windows 98, Windows NT 4.0, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 2000, Windows XP Home Edition, Windows XP Professional, Windows Server 2003 family

See Also

Control Class | Control Members | System.Windows.Forms Namespace | ImeMode | DefaultImeMode