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RepositoryItem.KeyPress Event

Fires when a character key is pressed while the editor has focus.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraEditors.Repository
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraEditors.v17.1.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 KeyDown event, the KeyPress event is only raised in response to a character key being pressed. Note that pressing a character key raises both the KeyDown and KeyPress events.

Key events occur in the following order:

  1. KeyDown
  2. KeyPress
  3. KeyUp
The KeyPress event provides the Handled parameter. This can be set to true to prevent the character that has been pressed from being processed by the editor.

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