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CoreVirtualKeyStates Enum


Specifies flags for indicating the possible states of a virtual key.

This enumeration supports a bitwise combination of its member values.

public enum class CoreVirtualKeyStates
/// [System.Flags]
/// [Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, 65536)]
enum class CoreVirtualKeyStates
[Windows.Foundation.Metadata.ContractVersion(typeof(Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract), 65536)]
public enum CoreVirtualKeyStates
Public Enum CoreVirtualKeyStates

Windows requirements

Device family
Windows 10 (introduced in 10.0.10240.0)
API contract
Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract (introduced in v1.0)


Down 1

The key is pressed down for the input event.

Locked 2

The key is in a toggled or modified state (for example, Caps Lock) for the input event.

All keys support the Locked state (not just the standard Caps Lock and Num Lock keys).

None 0

The key is up or in no specific state.

Applies to

See also