ElementHost.ProcessCmdKey Method

Processes a command key, ensuring that the hosted element has an opportunity to handle the command before normal Windows Forms processing.

Namespace: System.Windows.Forms.Integration
Assembly: WindowsFormsIntegration (in windowsformsintegration.dll)

protected override bool ProcessCmdKey (
	ref Message msg,
	Keys keyData
protected boolean ProcessCmdKey (
	/** @ref */ Message msg, 
	Keys keyData
Not applicable.



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


One of the Keys values representing the key to process.

Return Value

true if the character is a Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) shortcut key; otherwise, false.

If a key message is not handled by the hosted WPF element, it is forwarded up the Windows Forms class hierarchy for processing.

  • SecurityAction.LinkDemand  for full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted code.

Windows 98, Windows Server 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 Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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