I am not getting "ALT" key event RRS feed

  • Question

  • In windows Store app, How do I get ALT key? I found useful link for desktop application. "https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/4355ab9a-9214-4fe1-87ea-b32dfc22946c/issue-with-alt-key-and-key-down-event?forum=wpfBut" What I need to do for Windows store app. I am not getting e.SystemKey or VirtualKey.LeftAlt in Windows store application. Please suggest any solution 

    Thursday, November 27, 2014 1:33 PM


  • Hi Sansmile,

    As far as I know, the Alt key is represented by the VirtualKey.Menu value, but this value is not supported by Metro style apps.  You can see more from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/apps/xaml/Hh868246(v=win.10).aspx.

    If you need this feature, please send request on UserVoice.

    Please feel free to let me know if you have any concerns.


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    Friday, November 28, 2014 9:11 AM