ToolStripItem.IsInputChar Method (Char)


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Determines whether a character is an input character that the item recognizes.

Namespace:   System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

protected internal virtual bool IsInputChar(
	char charCode


Type: System.Char

The character to test.

Return Value

Type: System.Boolean

true if the character should be sent directly to the item and not preprocessed; otherwise, false.

This method is called during window message preprocessing to determine whether the given input character should be preprocessed or sent directly to the ToolStripItem. If the IsInputChar method returns true, the specified character is sent directly to the ToolStripItem. However, if the method returns false, the character is preprocessed and only sent to the ToolStripItem if it is not consumed by the preprocessing phase. The preprocessing of a character includes checking whether the character is a mnemonic of another control.


For all windows for inheriting classes to call this method. Associated enumeration: the AllWindows value of System.Security.Permissions.UIPermissionWindow

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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