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Can VB Detect Keyboard SCAN Codes??


Can VB figure out the scan codes for a key on the keyboard??

NOT the ASCII/ANSI values or the Keycodes like vbKeyA....but the actual low-level scan codes.

For instance:

Captial Letter A

ASCII/ANSI = 65

VB Keycode = vbKeyA

Low-level Scan Code = 30

VB does not seem to be able to figure this out and I don't want to have to type a Select Case with EVERY key on the board.

Any suggestions??

Gurus???

Anyone??




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