Posted on 1998-12-22
Last Modified: 2010-05-03
I am creating a text editor in VB6 that uses a richtextbox.  The problem is that I have an edit menu with cut, copy and paste and I want to assign the standard Windows hotkeys (ctrl+x, ctrl+c & ctrl+v) but ctrl+v for paste, performs the action twice.

I assume what is happening here is that the first action is the richtextbox action and the second is my action.  I can't find a way around this.
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mark2150 earned 20 total points
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*YOU* don't need to code for these events. They happen AUTOMATICALLY as part of windows. Turn off your code and things will smooth out.


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If you need code, I have a complete form that allows editing/printing of RTB. email me direct at and I'll send it to you.



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I know that windows does the ctrl+v thing but I would like the hotkey to be in the menu next to the paste command.
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Just put it on the menu but don't make *CODE* for it!



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