JavaScript KeyboardEvent key Property

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JavaScript KeyboardEvent key Property

The event.key property returns the value of the key pressed by the user when a key event occured.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <input type="text" onkeydown="myFunction(event)"> <p>The pressed key was: <span id="point"></span></p> <script> function myFunction(e){ document.getElementById("point").innerHTML = e.key; } </script> </body> </html>



Return Values

StringReturns a String representing the pressed keyboard button.


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