Enter key press event in JavaScript?

JavascriptWeb DevelopmentObject Oriented Programming

For ENTER key press event, you can call a function on −

onkeypress=”yourFunctionName”

Use the ENTER’s keycode 13.

Example

 Live Demo

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="UTF-8">
<meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initialscale=1.0">
<title>Document</title>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="//code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/themes/base/jquery-ui.css">
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/jquery-1.12.4.js"></script>
<script src="https://code.jquery.com/ui/1.12.1/jquery-ui.js"></script>
<link rel="stylesheet" href="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/fontawesome/
4.7.0/css/font-awesome.min.css">
</head>
<body>
<input id="enterDemo" type="text" onkeypress="return
enterKeyPressed(event)" />
<script>
   function enterKeyPressed(event) {
      if (event.keyCode == 13) {
         console.log("Enter key is pressed");
         return true;
      } else {
         return false;
      }
   }
</script>
</body>
</html>

To run the above program, save the file name “anyName.html(index.html)” and right click on the file. Select the option “Open with Live Server” in VS Code editor.

Output

This will produce the following output −

On pressing ENTER key, the following output is visible on console −

raja
Published on 12-Sep-2020 11:26:12
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