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KeyGestureConverter Class

Converts a KeyGesture object to and from other types.

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

public class KeyGestureConverter : TypeConverter
public class KeyGestureConverter extends TypeConverter
public class KeyGestureConverter extends TypeConverter
 This managed class is not typically used in XAML. 

The KeyGestureConverter class only converts an instance KeyGesture to and from a String.

The KeyGestureConverter converts to and from a String using the "+" character as the delimiter between the modifier keys and the key. For example, the string Control+A would be converted into a KeyGesture with a Modifiers property equal to Control and Key property equal to A.


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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