SystemWide VB Hotkey Control

Merrion Computing

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6, Visual Basic 5

More information:
To use: Add the OCX to your project, drop the VBHotkey control onto your form.

In the VBHotkey1_HotkeyPressed event add whatever code you wish to be triggered by the event

Set the control's parameters at design time.

Now whenever your app is running (whether it is the foreground app or not) and the hotkey combination is triggered, your app. will execute the code in the event procedure. When your application is terminated the hotkey will be unloaded.

See the readme.txt file for a full description of properties.

Notes: This code is provided free of charge by Merrion Computing Ltd ( You are free to use this code subject to acknowledgement in your applications given that you do not attempt to pass the code off as your own intelectual copyright.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.