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Keystrokes accelarators

Posted on 1998-09-21
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I need to build a program that when you press
the F12 key a message box appers, without
considerations about who has the focus at that moment.

It´s the same as the shortcut for a menu (menu accelerator),
but I can not use menus in this program.
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1. Set the KeyPreview property of the form to True
2. Insert the following the the KeyDown Event of the Form.

Select Case KeyCode

   Case vbKeyF12
      ' F12 defined in VBRUN
      MsgBox "Whatever you want to do"

End Select

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thanks and congratulations
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