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WindowsFormsHost.EnableWindowsFormsInterop Method

Enables a System.Windows.Forms.Form to function correctly when it is opened modelessly from WPF.

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

[PermissionSetAttribute(SecurityAction.Demand, Name = "FullTrust")]
public static void EnableWindowsFormsInterop()

Call the EnableWindowsFormsInterop method to forward all keyboard messages when a System.Windows.Forms.Form is opened modelessly. The EnableWindowsFormsInterop method installs a message filter that is required for modeless forms to function correctly when opened by WPF. You need to call this method only once for a particular WindowsFormsHost instance.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.