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IsCancelButton... or isn't?

IsCancelButton... or isn't?

IsCancelButton... or isn't?

Unless I misinterpret the meaning of this property in subject, once it's set to True, it fires this button's Click event when the User hits Esc key on keyboard - right?
So, besides having hotkey on my Exit button on form, I want to give the User possibility to just hit Esc key (instead of Alt+X, let alone Tab-ing to the Exit button through all the form).
So, I checked Help - there's IsCancel property in the System.Forms.Button class, which, according to https://learn.microsoft.com/en-us/dotnet/api/syste...,

"When you set the IsCancel property of a button to true, you create a Button that is ... then activated when a user presses the ESC key"... which is exactly what I need.

But this property in not in the button's property sheet in VS 2019 VB IDE! ponder

(FYI, in VFP this property of a Command Button is clearly visible in the Properties sheet! Can't recall if it was so in VB6...)

What am I missing or misunderstand?

Please advise!
(Just in case: my WS is Windows 10, and it's MS VS 2019.)



RE: IsCancelButton... or isn't?

C heck yopur project type - believe property only exposed in WPF projects, not WFA

RE: IsCancelButton... or isn't?

There's no WFP, only WFA type in the list:



RE: IsCancelButton... or isn't?

#Um - you pretty much can't just swich at the click of an option from WFA to WPF, they are very different beasts

RE: IsCancelButton... or isn't?

But thank you nonetheless.



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