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jQuery event.which Property

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Example

Return which keyboard key was pressed:

$("input").keydown(function(event){
  $("div").html("Key: " + event.which);
});

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Definition and Usage

The event.which property returns which keyboard key or mouse button was pressed for the event.


Syntax

event.which

Parameter Description
event Required. The event parameter comes from the event binding function


Examples

More Examples

Return which mouse button was pressed
Show which mouse button was pressed for the event.


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