String "F5" to System.Windows.Forms.Keys.F5 ?

Hello

How can I convert a string "F5" to System.Windows.Forms.Keys.F5 ?

For every string values that System.Windows.Forms.Keys is supporting?

Thanks

Sven
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]Billing EngineerCommented:
try this:
[Enum].Parse(GetType(System.Windows.Forms.Keys), "F5", True))
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RuttensoftAuthor Commented:
Ulalala what a masterpiece of code!

Thanks a lot, exactly what I wanted...
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Mike TomlinsonMiddle School Assistant TeacherCommented:
Just beware of the "quirky" vaues such as the numbers 1 thru 9.

They are "D1", "D2", etc...

Not very intuitive in my opinion!

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RuttensoftAuthor Commented:
Thanks Idle, just had that problem :-)
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