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TextBoxBase.ShortcutsEnabled Property

Note: This property is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the defined shortcuts are enabled.

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

public virtual bool ShortcutsEnabled { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_ShortcutsEnabled ()

/** @property */
public void set_ShortcutsEnabled (boolean value)

public function get ShortcutsEnabled () : boolean

public function set ShortcutsEnabled (value : boolean)

Property Value

true to enable the shortcuts; otherwise, false.

Use the ShortcutsEnabled property to enable or disable the following shortcut key combinations:

  • CTRL+Z

  • CTRL+E

  • CTRL+C

  • CTRL+Y

  • CTRL+X


  • CTRL+V


  • CTRL+A


  • CTRL+L


  • CTRL+R

You can override this property to specify other shortcut keys.

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