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CoreWindow.KeyDown event

Is fired when a non-system key is pressed.

Syntax


public event TypedEventHandler<CoreWindow, KeyEventArgs> KeyDown

Event information

Delegate TypedEventHandler<CoreWindow, KeyEventArgs>

Remarks

Windows 10 Insider Preview:  

Apps do not receive this event when an Input Method Editor (IME) is enabled. The IME handles all keyboard input and sets Handled to true.

Windows Phone:  

This API is supported in native apps only.

Requirements (device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

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
KeyEventArgs

 

 

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