Control.RaiseKeyEvent Method

Raises the appropriate key event.

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

Protected Sub RaiseKeyEvent ( _
	key As Object, _
	e As KeyEventArgs _
Dim key As Object
Dim e As KeyEventArgs

Me.RaiseKeyEvent(key, e)
protected void RaiseKeyEvent (
	Object key, 
	KeyEventArgs e
protected function RaiseKeyEvent (
	key : Object, 
	e : KeyEventArgs



The event to raise.


A KeyEventArgs that contains the event data.

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

Community Additions