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How to know if the ALT key is currently pressed?

Posted on 2000-01-29
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
I want to know if the ALT key is currently pressed.

To know if the CTRL is currently pressed i use:

if(GetKeyState(VK_CTRL) & 0x8000)

How to get the ALT key state? The Visual C++ doesn't recognise the VK_ALT constant.

Please, provide a short code as an answer. Thanks.
Question by:Mindo
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SteveGTR earned 120 total points
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if (GetKeyState(VK_MENU)) // ALT key

Good Luck,


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Ok, i accept it as an answer. Please, take a look at my next question.

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