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winform - default button

Posted on 2011-02-15
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Hi,
I have a winform which has one button. How can I set as a default button
whenever user selects space bar or enter key?

Thanks,
JT
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for enter key set the dialogresult OK Form Property to that button

otherwise you will have to enter the message pump to handle other keys
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sorry set the Accept button property to your preferred button
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public partial class Form1 : Form
    {
        public Form1()
        {
            InitializeComponent();
            this.AcceptButton = this.button1; // sets button1 as deault for Enter key
        }
        private void Form1_KeyDown(object sender, KeyEventArgs e)
        {
            if (e.KeyCode == Keys.Space)         
                button1_Click(sender, new EventArgs());
        }
        private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            MessageBox.Show("button1 click event fired");
        }        
    }

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which is effectively exactly what i just illustrated
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Thanks,
JT
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