[Project_owners] Override VK_RETURN behaviour in a textbox?

Neil neil at parkwaycc.co.uk
Tue Jun 7 10:19:04 EDT 2005


David Murray wrote:

> Basically I have a multiline textbox, which the user enters text in, 
> then when they press enter (VK_RETURN), a command is called and the 
> textbox is cleared. However, if they press shift+enter or whatever, it 
> *shouldn't* be called, and a normal newline should appear. It seems 
> that all the <key> things are ignored if a multiline textbox has focus 
> - anybody know how to get around this?

You'll have to add your own keypress handler which prevents the textbox 
from acting on the keypress and calls the command directly.


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