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KeyBinding.Gesture Property

Gets or sets the gesture associated with this KeyBinding.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Input
Assembly:  PresentationCore (in PresentationCore.dll)

[TypeConverterAttribute(typeof(KeyGestureConverter))]
public override InputGesture Gesture { get; set; }
For XAML information, see the InputGesture type.

Property Value

Type: System.Windows.Input.InputGesture
The key sequence. The default value is null.

ExceptionCondition
ArgumentException

the value gesture is being set to is not a KeyGesture.

With the exception of the function keys and the numeric keypad keys, a KeyGesture must contain a Key and one or more ModifierKeys.

The following example shows how to bind a KeyGesture to a RoutedCommand using a KeyBinding (the markup and code examples specify different keys but are otherwise equivalent).

<Window.InputBindings>
  <KeyBinding Command="ApplicationCommands.Open"
              Gesture="CTRL+R" />
</Window.InputBindings>
KeyGesture CloseCmdKeyGesture = new KeyGesture(
    Key.L, ModifierKeys.Alt);

KeyBinding CloseKeyBinding = new KeyBinding(
    ApplicationCommands.Close, CloseCmdKeyGesture);

this.InputBindings.Add(CloseKeyBinding);

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

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

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0
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