KeyPressEventArgs::Handled Property

 

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the KeyPress event was handled.

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

public:
property bool Handled {
	bool get();
	void set(bool value);
}

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean

true if the event is handled; otherwise, false.

If the event is not handled, it will be sent to the operating system for default processing. Set Handled to true to cancel the KeyPress event.

The following example creates a TextBox control. The keypressed method uses the KeyChar property to check whether the ENTER key is pressed. If the ENTER key is pressed, the Handled property is set to true, which indicates the event is handled.

#using <System.dll>
#using <System.Drawing.dll>
#using <System.Windows.Forms.dll>

using namespace System;
using namespace System::Windows::Forms;

public ref class Form1: public Form
{
public:
   Form1()
   {
      // Create a TextBox control.
      TextBox^ tb = gcnew TextBox;
      this->Controls->Add( tb );
      tb->KeyPress += gcnew KeyPressEventHandler( this, &Form1::keypressed );
   }

private:
   void keypressed( Object^ /*o*/, KeyPressEventArgs^ e )
   {
      // The keypressed method uses the KeyChar property to check 
      // whether the ENTER key is pressed. 
      // If the ENTER key is pressed, the Handled property is set to true, 
      // to indicate the event is handled.
      if ( e->KeyChar == (char)13 )
            e->Handled = true;
   }
};

int main()
{
   Application::Run( gcnew Form1 );
}

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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