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It is possible to capture when the user click an specific key (enter) in a GP window using visual studio tools?



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    David Musgrave MVP GPUG All Star Legend Moderator Profile Picture
    David Musgrave MVP ... 13,781 Super User on at
    RE: Key Press Capture

    If you don't want pressing enter to execute the Save button, go to User Preferences and change the Entry Key from Tab to Return.

    No need for complex code.

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    Evelez 5 on at
    RE: Key Press Capture



    I resolve it using this.

    private void SaveRecord_ValidateBeforeOriginal(object senderSystem.ComponentModel.CancelEventArgs e)

                if (System.Windows.Input.Keyboard.IsKeyDown(Key.Return))
                    e.Cancel = true;
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    Community Member UG Leader on at
    RE: Key Press Capture

    set the KeyDown event on the object you are monitoring to your 'do stuff' event.

          private void Enter_Click(object sender, System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs e)




                   var s = e.KeyValue;

                   if (s == 13) //13 is the keyvalue for the 'Enter' key





               catch (Exception err)





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