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KeyPressEventArgs Constructor

Initializes a new instance of the KeyPressEventArgs class.

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

public KeyPressEventArgs(
	char keyChar


Type: System.Char

The ASCII character corresponding to the key the user pressed.

Use the Control.ModifierKeys property to get the current state of the modifier keys.

The following example displays a message box that shows the current state of the SHIFT key.

.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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