Accessing the Keyboard (Visual Basic)

The My.Computer.Keyboard object provides properties for accessing the current state of the keyboard, such as what keys are currently pressed, and provides a method to send keystrokes to the active window.


This table lists tasks associated with the My.Computer.Keyboard object and points to topics demonstrating how to perform each task.

To See
Determine whether CAPS LOCK is on CapsLock
Determine whether the SHIFT key is down ShiftKeyDown
Determine whether the ALT key is down AltKeyDown
Determine whether the CTRL key is down CtrlKeyDown
Determine whether NUM LOCK is on NumLock
Determine whether SCROLL LOCK is on ScrollLock
Start an application and send it keystrokes How to: Start an Application and Send it Keystrokes (Visual Basic)

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