Support.SendKeys(String, Boolean) Support.SendKeys(String, Boolean) Support.SendKeys(String, Boolean) Method



This API is now obsolete.

Sends one or more keystrokes to the active window as if typed at the keyboard.

[System.Obsolete("Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.* classes are obsolete and supported within 32 bit processes only.")]
public static void SendKeys (string Keys, bool Wait = false);
static member SendKeys : string * bool -> unit
Public Sub SendKeys (Keys As String, Optional Wait As Boolean = false)


String String String

A String that contains the key values.

Boolean Boolean Boolean

true to process keystrokes before control is returned to the procedure; otherwise false.


This function is used by the upgrade tools to emulate the Visual Basic 6.0 SendKeys method. In Visual Basic, use the My.Computer.Keyboard.SendKeys method instead.


Functions and objects in the Microsoft.VisualBasic.Compatibility.VB6 namespace are provided for use by the tools for upgrading from Visual Basic 6.0 to Visual Basic 2008. In most cases, these functions and objects duplicate functionality that you can find in other namespaces in the .NET Framework. They are necessary only when the Visual Basic 6.0 code model differs significantly from the .NET Framework implementation.

Applies to