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KeyPreview = True and hotkeys

chlade asked
Last Modified: 2007-10-09
I have a form that needs to trap for a keypress at the form level.  However, when I set KeyPreview to True it causes hotkeys and the Accept button to not work.

For instance, I have a button called Add with the A as a hotkey.  The button is also the AcceptButton for the Form.  When I press ALT-A or press Return, the button is not pressed.  How can I make this happen?
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That helped me find the problem ... though unfortunately not the solution.  But I know that I won't find the solution here.

The program is compiled as a DLL that is then loaded from our Accounting system.  This is where the problem is.  When I change the program to a standard Windows program and run it, it's fine.  There are a lot of flaky things going on when calling programs from our Accounting system so I'm sure that this is just one more.  Thanks!

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