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metaKey Event Attribute

Event Object Reference Event Object

Definition and Usage

The metaKey event attribute returns a Boolean value that indicates whether or not the "meta" key was pressed when an event was triggered.

Syntax

event.metaKey


Example

Example

The following example alerts whether or not the "meta" key was pressed when a mouse button was clicked:

<html>
<head>
<script>
function isKeyPressed(event)
{
if (event.metaKey==1)
{
alert("The meta key was pressed!")
}
else
{
alert("The meta key was NOT pressed!")
}
}
</script>
</head>

<body onmousedown="isKeyPressed(event)">
<p>Click somewhere in the document.
An alert box will tell you if you
pressed the meta key or not.</p>

</body>
</html>

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