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Why does delete key not work in text box on MDI child form?

Posted on 2002-03-19
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In the text boxes of my MDI child forms, the delete key seems to be "dead." It's not deleting characters or firing KeyDown events. However, if I set the MDIChild property on the form to false, the delete key starts working. How can I get the delete key to work when MDIChild is set to true? Thanks!!!
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I'd suggest that you look at your KeyDown/KeyPress event code.
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by:GuruVB
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Make sure that you have now set the keycode or keyascii = 0 , some where in the code.

Please review your code.
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by:rspahitz
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Also check the KeyPreview property of both the form and the MDI form and make sure they're False.
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Moving to the paq

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