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Get the current state of the CapsLock, NumLock, or ScrollLock keys

Option Compare Database
Option Explicit

' Disclaimer: I haven't tested this on 64-bit yet. Let me know if you have problems

#If VBA7 Then
    Public Declare PtrSafe Function GetKeyState Lib "user32" (ByVal myKey As Long) As Integer
#Else
    Public Declare Function GetKeyState Lib "user32" (ByVal myKey As Long) As Integer
#End If

Private Const KeyNumLock = &H90
Private Const KeyCapsLock = &H14
Private Const KeyScrollLock = &H91

Function GetCapsLock() As Boolean
    GetCapsLock = CBool(GetKeyState(KeyCapsLock) And 1)
End Function

Function GetNumLock() As Boolean
    GetNumLock = CBool(GetKeyState(KeyNumLock) And 1)
End Function

Public Function GetScrollLock() As Boolean
    GetScrollLock = CBool(GetKeyState(KeyScrollLock) And 1)
End Function

 

Usage:

If GetCapsLock()=TRUE then DoSomeStuff

 

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