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

Posted on 2007-03-31
Last Modified: 2008-01-09

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

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


Question by:Ruttensoft
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
ID: 18829501
try this:
[Enum].Parse(GetType(System.Windows.Forms.Keys), "F5", True))

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ID: 18829517
Ulalala what a masterpiece of code!

Thanks a lot, exactly what I wanted...
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Expert Comment

by:Mike Tomlinson
ID: 18829560
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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ID: 18829567
Thanks Idle, just had that problem :-)

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