Form.ProcessDialogKey Method (Keys)


Processes a dialog box key.

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

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
protected override bool ProcessDialogKey(
	Keys 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 ProcessDialogKey method overrides the base ContainerControl.ProcessDialogKey implementation to provide additional handling of the RETURN and ESCAPE keys in dialog boxes. The method performs no processing on keystrokes that include the ALT or CONTROL modifiers.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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