CoreWindow.KeyDown Event


The event that's raised when a non-system key is pressed.

The delegate type for this event is TypedEventHandler<TSender,TResult>, where TSender is of type CoreWindow, and TResult is of type KeyEventArgs.

// Register
event_token KeyDown(TypedEventHandler<CoreWindow, KeyEventArgs const &> const& handler) const;

// Revoke with event_token
void KeyDown(event_token const* cookie) const;

// Revoke with event_revoker
KeyDown_revoker KeyDown(auto_revoke_t, TypedEventHandler<CoreWindow, KeyEventArgs const &> const& handler) const;
public event TypedEventHandler<CoreWindow,KeyEventArgs> KeyDown;
function onKeyDown(eventArgs) { /* Your code */ }
coreWindow.addEventListener("keydown", onKeyDown);
coreWindow.removeEventListener("keydown", onKeyDown);
- or -
coreWindow.onkeydown = onKeyDown;
Public Custom Event KeyDown As TypedEventHandler(Of CoreWindow, KeyEventArgs) Implements KeyDown

Event Type




Apps do not receive this event when an Input Method Editor (IME) is enabled. The Input Method Editor (IME) handles all keyboard input and sets Handled to true.

Applies to