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ComponentEditorContainer.EditorKeyPress Event

Occurs when a character key is pressed within an in-place editor that belongs to the container component.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.Container
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Expanded Event Data

The event handler receives an argument of type System.Windows.Forms.KeyPressEventArgs containing data related to this event.

The following KeyPressEventArgs properties provide information specific to this event.
Property Description
Handled Gets or sets a value indicating whether the System.Windows.Forms.Control.KeyPress event was handled.
KeyChar Gets or sets the character corresponding to the key pressed.

Expanded Remarks

Unlike the EditorKeyDown event, the EditorKeyPress event is only raised in response to pressing a character key. Note that pressing a character key raises both the EditorKeyDown and EditorKeyPress events. If you continue to depress the key, the events will be triggered repeatedly with a short interval

After a key is released, the EditorKeyUp event is fired.

Key press events are fired in the following order:

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