ProcessMnemonic Method

ToolStripLabel.ProcessMnemonic Method (Char)


Processes a mnemonic character.

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

[UIPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Window = UIPermissionWindow.AllWindows)]
protected internal override bool ProcessMnemonic(
	char charCode


Type: System.Char

The character to process.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the character was processed as a mnemonic by the control; otherwise, false.

This method is called to give an item the opportunity to process a mnemonic character. The method should determine whether the item is in a state to process mnemonics and if whether the given character represents a mnemonic. If so, the method should perform the action associated with the mnemonic and return true. If not, the method should return false.

The ToolStripLabel implementation relies on the host ToolStrip control to call the IsMnemonic method to determine whether the given character matches a mnemonic in the item's text. In this case, the method selects the item associated with the label, or raises the Click event if the item cannot be selected.


for all windows for inheriting classes to call this method. Associated enumeration: AllWindows value of UIPermissionWindow.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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