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Up Down Arrows as TAB Key

Bob
Hello:

I'm tring to make the down arrow act as a tab key and the up arrow act as
like (-TAB.).

I have this for the down arrow but nothing happens.

Protected Overrides Function ProcessDialogKe y(ByVal keyData As Keys) As
Boolean
MyBase.ProcessD ialogKey(keyDat a)
If keyData = System.Windows. Forms.Keys.Down Then
keyData = System.Windows. Forms.Keys.Tab
End If
End Function
TIA

Bob
Nov 21 '05
10 7187
Bob:
Your new code should work now because you are no longer changing the
key that was passed in by value. You're making a new vairable MyKey
and then (recursively sort of) calling the function again but with
MyKey instead of the original key. I think this should work.

Not exactly sure about your other problem but maybe since it's a text
field it's different. Maybe the text field has focus and is expecting
you to type something into it, and it thinks the arrow key is just like
any other key you might want to type, like regular letters, etc. You
might have to make this a special case and put some code into the event
(if it has one) for that control that gets fired off when the value
changes.
Mark H.

Nov 21 '05 #11

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