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JavaScript KeyboardEvent metaKey Property

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JavaScript KeyboardEvent metaKey Property

The event.metaKey property indicates whether the meta key was pressed or not when the event occured.

Windows User: Meta key is 'windows' button.

Mac User: Meta key is 'cmd(⌘)' button.

Note: This property is read-only.

Example

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<!DOCTYPE html> <html> <body onkeydown="myFunction(event)"> <script> function myFunction(e){ if(e.metaKey) alert("metaKey was Pressed"); else alert("metaKey was not Pressed"); } </script> </body> </html>

Syntax

event.metaKey

Return Values

ValueExplanation
true If the meta key was pressed.
false If the meta key was not pressed.

Browser Support

Devicedesktopmobile
Browsergoogle chromesafarifirefoxinternet Exploreredgeoperagoogle chromesafarifirefoxedgeoperaandroid webviewsamsung internet
metaKeyYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes

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