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Keyboard.NumLock Property


Gets a value that indicates whether the NUM LOCK key is on.

 property bool NumLock { bool get(); };
public bool NumLock { get; }
member this.NumLock : bool
Public ReadOnly Property NumLock As Boolean

Property Value

True if NUM LOCK is on; otherwise, False.


This example uses the My.Computer.Keyboard.NumLock property to determine if the computer's NUM LOCK key is on.

If My.Computer.Keyboard.NumLock Then
    MsgBox("NUM LOCK on")
    MsgBox("NUM LOCK off")
End If


Only the state of the NUM LOCK key is returned.

Availability by Project Type

Project type Available
Windows Application Yes
Class Library Yes
Console Application Yes
Windows Control Library Yes
Web Control Library No
Windows Service Yes
Web Site No

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