VirtualKey property
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KeyEventArgs.VirtualKey property

Gets the virtual key that maps to the key that was pressed.

Syntax


Public ReadOnly Property VirtualKey As VirtualKey

Property value

Type: VirtualKey

The virtual key value.

Remarks

Windows 10:  

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 (Windows 10 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 (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

Namespace

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

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

KeyEventArgs
KeyDown
KeyUp

 

 

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