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Can I get my component to capture a keypress when it does not have focus?

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I am writing a graphical component (based on TCustomPanel) that needs to be able to capture and respond to the escape key being  pressed even though the component does not have focus. I have heard that this is possible. Any help would be greatly appreciated!
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by:MikProg
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Look into  "04/21/2004 130 Disable Windows key ?  " solution
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Take a look at:
http://experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_20965899.html
It is about TCustomPanel, but the way is the same....
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   you can also check TCustomForm.KeyPreview propery in the help ...
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I do not understand - the accepted answer links indirectly:
http://experts-exchange.com/Programming/Programming_Languages/Delphi/Q_20965899.html
that I posted almost 12 hours early ????
 
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