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Form.ProcessCmdKey Method

Processes a command key.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
protected override bool ProcessCmdKey(
	ref Message msg,
	Keys keyData
)

Parameters

msg
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Message

A Message, passed by reference, that represents the Win32 message to process.

keyData
Type: System.Windows.Forms.Keys

One of the Keys values that represents the key to process.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean
true if the keystroke was processed and consumed by the control; otherwise, false to allow further processing.

The ProcessCmdKey method overrides the base

ContainerControl.ProcessCmdKey implementation to provide additional handling of main menu command keys and MDI accelerators.

For information about trapping keystrokes, see "How to trap keystrokes in controls by using Visual C#" and "How to trap keystrokes in .NET controls by using Visual Basic .NET" in the Microsoft Knowledge Base at http://support.microsoft.com.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1
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