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Access Keys Need to show up as underlined by default

We have defined access keys for both our menu choices and buttons. However,
when the menu displays, the access key "underline" on the menu does not
display until we press the ALT key. We can toggle the access key underline
display by hitting the ALT key again. How do we get the access keys to be
underlined by default and stay underlined whether we hit the ALT key or not?
Default behavior in VB6 was that the access keys always showed up underlined.
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Thank You. Alan.
Jul 21 '05 #1
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If you're on Windows XP, bring up the Display Properties dialog, click the
Appearance tab, click the Effects button, and uncheck the "Hide underlined
letters for keyboard navigation until I press the Alt key" checkbox.

I don't remember if or how this works on earlier versions of Windows.

HTH,
Tom Dacon
Dacon Software Consulting

"AlanF" <Al***@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
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We have defined access keys for both our menu choices and buttons. However, when the menu displays, the access key "underline" on the menu does not
display until we press the ALT key. We can toggle the access key underline
display by hitting the ALT key again. How do we get the access keys to be
underlined by default and stay underlined whether we hit the ALT key or not? Default behavior in VB6 was that the access keys always showed up underlined. --
Thank You. Alan.

Jul 21 '05 #2
Tom, SUPER! Thank You!

"Tom Dacon" wrote:
If you're on Windows XP, bring up the Display Properties dialog, click the
Appearance tab, click the Effects button, and uncheck the "Hide underlined
letters for keyboard navigation until I press the Alt key" checkbox.

I don't remember if or how this works on earlier versions of Windows.

HTH,
Tom Dacon
Dacon Software Consulting

"AlanF" <Al***@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:A7**********************************@microsof t.com...
We have defined access keys for both our menu choices and buttons.

However,
when the menu displays, the access key "underline" on the menu does not
display until we press the ALT key. We can toggle the access key underline
display by hitting the ALT key again. How do we get the access keys to be
underlined by default and stay underlined whether we hit the ALT key or

not?
Default behavior in VB6 was that the access keys always showed up

underlined.
--
Thank You. Alan.


Jul 21 '05 #3

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