keyboard event

How do i detect a key? eg arrow key from keyboard???
i can use wm_keydown but then how do i detect which key?
thanks.
at75Asked:
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_Scotch_Connect With a Mentor Commented:
Its the wParam that is passed to your handler.  All keys have
their own symbols, VK_RIGHT or VK_LEFT or VK_F17 for example,
that are defined in WINUSER.H
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at75Author Commented:
Scotch:thanks.i tried that too.but don't seems to work.
the error is :'wParam' : undeclared identifier
this is my code:
void CDhView::OnKeyDown(UINT nChar, UINT nRepCnt, UINT nFlags)
{

switch(wParam)
      case VK_RIGHT:
            alpha += 3.0f;
                        if (alpha >= 360.0f)
                alpha=0.0f;
        break;
}

any idea what's goes wrong?
thanks
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_Scotch_Commented:
When you said "wm_keydown" is misled myself into thinking
that you were in a win32 style message loop.  You're not.  It
looks more like the classwizard generated handler in which case
you want to

switch (nChar)  {
    case VK_RIGHT:
        ...
    case VK_LEFT:
        ...
    case yada-yada-yada
        ...
    default:
        ...
    }

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