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VB2003 Windows Form KeyPress event handler not firing

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Jeff CertainFlag for United States of America asked on
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I'm got a Windows application pretty much finished. One of the last tasks is to allow the user to fire buttons using keypresses. I thought this would be fairly trivial. I was able to get a new Windows app with an empty form to fire this event.

However, when I try to implement a KeyPress handler in my current application, the event doesn't seem to fire. Does anyone have any ideas why this might be?

Here's the handler:
      Private Sub Main_KeyPress(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyPressEventArgs) Handles MyBase.KeyPress
            Select Case e.KeyChar
                  Case "1"
                  Case "2"
                  Case "3"
            End Select
      End Sub


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