Returns an Integer specifying the current Input Method Editor (IME) mode of Microsoft Windows; available in East Asian versions only.

Syntax

IMEStatus

Return Values

The return values for the Japanese locale are as follows:

Constant

Value

Description

vbIMEModeNoControl

0

Don't control IME (default)

vbIMEModeOn

1

IME on

vbIMEModeOff

2

IME off

vbIMEModeDisable

3

IME disabled

vbIMEModeHiragana

4

Full-width Hiragana mode

vbIMEModeKatakana

5

Full-width Katakana mode

vbIMEModeKatakanaHalf

6

Half-width Katakana mode

vbIMEModeAlphaFull

7

Full-width Alphanumeric mode

vbIMEModeAlpha

8

Half-width Alphanumeric mode


The return values for the Korean locale are as follows:

Constant

Value

Description

vbIMEModeNoControl

0

Don't control IME(default)

vbIMEModeAlphaFull

7

Full-width Alphanumeric mode

vbIMEModeAlpha

8

Half-width Alphanumeric mode

vbIMEModeHangulFull

9

Full-width Hangul mode

vbIMEModeHangul

10

Half-width Hangul mode


The return values for the Chinese locale are as follows:

Constant

Value

Description

vbIMEModeNoControl

0

Don't control IME (default)

vbIMEModeOn

1

IME on

vbIMEModeOff

2

IME off


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