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Old November 9th, 2005, 03:52 PM
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Hello,

I have a ToolStripTextBox in a ContextMenuStrip in a 2.0 windows form. I want to type text into it, and then hit enter, and then do what I want to do. The problem is is that the textbox doesn't recognize the KeyUp event when Enter is hit. AllowReturn is false, on the form KeyPreview is true. The way that I did it was use a keyup event on the contextmenustrip which works, but isn't the way I want to do it.

How can I get that textbox to recognize the Enter key? I should also note that the contextmenustrip only recognizes the enter key on the number pad and not the main enter key.

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Interesting problem you have run into here. Well when you press enter it is recieved as a window close command
by the context menu control window. That is why no key ups are ever recieved on this window 'cause as soon as enter key is pressed Down (it doesnt wait for it to get back Up) context meny window starts packing up and once its closed there are no controls to recieve the KeyUps.

U can counter this beheviour if u refuse to close the context window down on Enter key- in the Closing event of ContextMenuStrip control. (u can do that by assignin true to Cancel property of ToolStripDropDownClosingEventArgs parameter). while you are keeping the context menu control window from closing itself you will get all the events you want. once you are though you can close the window yourself.

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