Deny Ctrl-V

  • 14 years ago

    how can I disable the combo CTRL-V so a user cant paste into a textbox without disabling all control keys?

    I disabled right clicking and pasting by creating a new context menu, now I just need to stop it from happening with the keyboard.

  • 14 years ago

    Your textbox should have a 'ShortcutsEnabled' property.  Set that to false and the cut/paste context menu as well as Ctrl-V and Ctrl-C will be disabled.  I use Visual Studio 2005 so that may be a 2005 thing.  If you don't have that property you can disable a combination of keys.  Here is the code needed to suppress Ctrl-V and Ctrl-C.

        Private Sub TextBox1_KeyDown(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.Windows.Forms.KeyEventArgs) Handles TextBox1.KeyDown
            'Suppress Ctrl-V and Ctrl-C
            If e.Control AndAlso (e.KeyCode = Keys.V OrElse e.KeyCode = Keys.C) Then e.SuppressKeyPress = True
        End Sub

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