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CoreWindow.GetAsyncKeyState method

Asynchronously retrieves the state of a virtual key.

Syntax


public CoreVirtualKeyStates GetAsyncKeyState(
  VirtualKey virtualKey
)

Parameters

virtualKey

Type: VirtualKey

The virtual key for which state is returned.

Return value

Type: CoreVirtualKeyStates

The flags indicating the current state of the supplied virtual key when the input event fired.

Note  All keys support the Locked state (not just the standard Caps Lock and Num Lock keys).
 

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.UI.Core
Windows::UI::Core [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8.1 [Windows Phone Silverlight 8.1 and Windows Runtime apps]

Namespace

Windows.UI.Core
Windows::UI::Core [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

CoreWindow
CoreVirtualKeyStates
GetKeyState

 

 

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