JavaScript MouseEvent shiftKey Property

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JavaScript MouseEvent shiftKey Property

The event.shiftKey property indicates whether the shift key was pressed or not when a given mouse event occurs.

Note: This property is read-only.


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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body> <p onmousedown="myFunction(event)">Hold 'shift' key and click on me</p> <script> function myFunction(e){ if(e.shiftKey) alert("shiftKey was Pressed"); else alert("shiftKey was not Pressed"); } </script> </body> </html>



Return Value

trueIf the shift key was pressed.
falseIf the shift key was not pressed.


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