Capture KeyPress from ToolWindow

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Posted 12 years ago by Miriam Kuruvilla
Version: 2.0.0100
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I have a ToolWindow with a control. The Control is docked inside the Toolwindow with DockStyle.Fill. I implemented the ToolWindow_KeyPress event. However even when the ToolWindow has focus if I press a key on the keyboard, the event handler does not get invoked.

How do I capture the KeyPress event for a toolwindow?

Thanks.
Miriam

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Posted 12 years ago by Actipro Software Support - Cleveland, OH, USA
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Miriam,

I don't believe we have anything that would intercept KeyPress events in our code. Remember that KeyPress won't catch keys like ctrl+something. You need KeyDown for those.

If you think there is a problem, then please build a simple sample project that shows it and email that over. But again, I don't think there's anything in our code that would do this.


Actipro Software Support

The latest build of this product (v2020.1 build 0402) was released 26 days ago, which was after the last post in this thread.

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