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ON KEY (n) GOSUB Cannot Trap for SCROLL LOCK Status; Ignored

Article ID: 41534

Article Last Modified on 11/21/2006

This article was previously published under Q41534


It is not possible to use the keyboard flag of the KEY statement to check the status of the SCROLL LOCK key in conjunction with user-defined keys. The status of the SCROLL LOCK key (on or off) is ignored and does not affect trapping of any other keys (with ON KEY (n) GOSUB).

This information applies to the following products:

  1. Microsoft QuickBasic Compiler Versions 1.00, 1.01, 1.02, 2.00, 2.01, 3.00, 4.00, 4.00b, and 4.50 for the IBM PC
  2. Microsoft Basic Compiler Versions 6.00 and 6.00b for MS OS/2 and MS-DOS
  3. Microsoft Basic PDS Version 7.00 for MS-DOS and MS OS/2.
  4. Microsoft GW-Basic Interpreter Versions 3.20, 3.22, and 3.23

Additional query words: QuickBas BasicCom

Keywords: KB41534