How to check which key has been pressed using jQuery?

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To check which key has been pressed, use the onkeydown attribute.

Example

You can try to run the following code to get which key is pressed:

Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<body>

<p>Press a key in the below box to get which key is pressed.</p>

<input type="text" size="10" onkeydown="demoFunction(event)">

<p id="test"></p>

<script>
  function demoFunction(event) {
    var a = event.key;
    document.getElementById("test").innerHTML = "You've pressed the key: " + a;
  }
</script>

</body>
</html>
raja
Published on 20-Dec-2017 10:50:19
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