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KeyEventArgs Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the KeyEventArgs class.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms
Assembly: System.Windows.Forms (in

public KeyEventArgs (
	Keys keyData
public KeyEventArgs (
	Keys keyData
public function KeyEventArgs (
	keyData : Keys



A Keys representing the key that was pressed, combined with any modifier flags that indicate which CTRL, SHIFT, and ALT keys were pressed at the same time. Possible values are obtained be applying the bitwise OR (|) operator to constants from the Keys enumeration.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 2.0, 1.0