Shift Property

PreviewKeyDownEventArgs.Shift Property


Gets a value indicating whether the SHIFT key was pressed.

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

member Shift : bool with get

Property Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the SHIFT key was pressed; otherwise, false.

The following code example demonstrates the use of this member. In the example, an event handler reports on the occurrence of the Control.PreviewKeyDown event. This report helps you to learn when the event occurs and can assist you in debugging. To report on multiple events or on events that occur frequently, consider replacing MessageBox.Show with Console.WriteLine or appending the message to a multiline TextBox.

To run the example code, paste it into a project that contains an instance of a type that inherits from Control, such as a Button or ComboBox. Then name the instance Control1 and ensure that the event handler is associated with the Control.PreviewKeyDown event.

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.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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