EditorContainer.EditorKeyDown Event

Occurs when a key is pressed within an in-place editor that belongs to the container control.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraEditors.Container

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraEditors.v20.1.dll

Declaration

[DXCategory("ContainerEvents")]
public event KeyEventHandler EditorKeyDown
<DXCategory("ContainerEvents")>
Public Event EditorKeyDown As KeyEventHandler

Event Data

The EditorKeyDown event's data class is KeyEventArgs. The following properties provide information specific to this event:

Property Description
Alt Gets a value indicating whether the ALT key was pressed.
Control Gets a value indicating whether the CTRL key was pressed.
Handled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the event was handled.
KeyCode Gets the keyboard code for a KeyDown or KeyUp event.
KeyData Gets the key data for a KeyDown or KeyUp event.
KeyValue Gets the keyboard value for a KeyDown or KeyUp event.
Modifiers Gets the modifier flags for a KeyDown or KeyUp event. The flags indicate which combination of CTRL, SHIFT, and ALT keys was pressed.
Shift Gets a value indicating whether the SHIFT key was pressed.
SuppressKeyPress Gets or sets a value indicating whether the key event should be passed on to the underlying control.

Remarks

The EditorKeyDown event occurs when a key is pressed within an active in-place editor that belongs to the container control. If you continue to depresss the key, the event will be triggered repeatedly with a short interval.

The EditorKeyDown event is fired for any key pressed. If you need only alpha-numeric characters to be processed, you can handle the EditorContainer.EditorKeyPress event instead. This event occurs only for alpha-numeric characters right after the EditorKeyDown event is generated.

After the key is released, the EditorContainer.EditorKeyUp event is fired.

Key press events are fired in the following order:

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