KeyboardDevice Class

Abstract class that represents a keyboard device.

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

public abstract class KeyboardDevice : InputDevice
public abstract class KeyboardDevice extends InputDevice
public abstract class KeyboardDevice extends InputDevice
This class is abstract; see Inheritance Hierarchy for derived non-abstract classes usable in XAML.

The KeyboardDevice supports the Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) infrastructure and is not intended to be used directly from your code.

For keyboard related input, use the Keyboard class. The Keyboard class represents the keyboard to an application and provides methods, properties, and events that reflect the state of the keyboard.

The Keyboard class delegates to the appropriate KeyboardDevice.

Each InputDevice object represents one particular input device. For example, if there are two mice, there will be two InputDevice objects.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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