How to check whether the META key pressed when event is fired using jQuery ?
In this article, we will learn about how you can check whether the META key was pressed when the event fired JQuery.
META key – It is a special key that is located next to the space-bar on the keyboard. For the different operating system, it is located at a different location example –
- Windows – The META key maps to the Windows key.
- Macintosh – the META key maps to the Command key (⌘).
event.metaKey – It will return a boolean value (true or false) that indicates whether the META key was pressed at the time the event fired or not.
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After clicking the button – After clicking the button if you see true then it indicates that you did press a meta key but in case, you can notice that your output is false it indicates that you didn’t press any meta key.