Pressing Escape on Dialog Sends Event to Parent
Posted on 2006-06-15
I'm trapping the Escape key in the KeyUp event of one of my forms. There is also another item that shows a windows for user input using the ShowDialog() method (I need it to block, that's why it's a dialog). The problem is that when the user presses escape on the dialog the parent window seems to get the event (and closes the form, as it should). I can't seem to find a way to detect if the escape press came from the dialog or not.. Obviously I only want the dialog to close (and return Cancel) - I don't want the opening window to see the Escape press event at all if possible but I'd like to be able to tell that it came from the dialog so I can add a conditional in there that will prevent the form close.