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    Is it possible to make a program listen to a special keycombination while it is running in the background. Say something like ctrl+shift+Alt+z will trigger some event while no form has focus...

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    Sounds like you want a HotKey, check out This Post I made Yesterday on the Same Topic.

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    Thanx for that post...

    Public Const MOD_ALT = &H1
    Public Const MOD_CONTROL = &H2

    How can I add support for SHIFT. Where can I find that

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    Public Const MOD_SHIFT = &H4
    Look at API Text Viewer in MS Visual Studio
    6.0 Tools.
    Good luck.

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