Windows Forms -- Default button

Posted on 2003-03-04
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Last Modified: 2012-05-04
Is there a way to set a button on a form to be the default button when the user presses the enter key? That is, without having to capture the key press event on the form?
Question by:tpatten
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iboutchkine earned 120 total points
ID: 8064858
On Form property use AcceptButton ptoperty

In the designer you can set the forms AcceptButton property to your
button. AcceptButton is when you hit return.

There's also a CancelButton which is when you hit Cancel.

 From codebehind this will look like:

     Private Sub Form1_Load(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As_
      System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.Load

         Me.AcceptButton = YourAcceptButton
         Me.CancelButton = YourCancelButton

     End Sub

Author Comment

ID: 8064905
See -- that was easy! Thanks.

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