The IHTMLEventObj::put_keyCode function does not work in Internet Explorer 9 Standards mode

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SYMPTOMS

You have an object that uses the IHTMLEventObj::put_keyCode function. When you use the object in Internet Explorer 9 Standards mode, the object does not work as documented. In this case, you see the return value is S_OK. Additionally, the key is not displayed in the input field as expected.

Note The object works as expected in Internet Explorer 6, Internet Explorer 7, and Internet Explorer 8 environments.

RESOLUTION

To resolve this problem, install this update.

Security update information

To resolve this issue, install the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://update.microsoft.com
For more technical information about the most recent cumulative security update for Internet Explorer, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://www.microsoft.com/technet/security/current.aspx
Note This update was first included in security update 2586448.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2586448 MS11-081: Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer: October 11, 2011

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about the IHTMLEventObj::keyCode property, visit the following Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) website:
IHTMLEventObj::keyCode Property
For more information about Standards mode, visit the following MSDN website:
How to Enable Standards Support
For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2601254 - Last Review: October 11, 2011 - Revision: 2.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Internet Explorer 9
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