How to use onKeyPress event in ReactJS?
The onKeyPress event in ReactJS occurs when the user presses a key on the keyboard but it is not fired for all keys e.g. ALT, CTRL, SHIFT, ESC in all browsers.
To use the onKeyPress event in ReactJS we will use the predefined onKeyPress method.
Creating React Application:
Step 1: Create a React application using the following command:
npx create-react-app functiondemo
Step 2: After creating your project folder i.e. functiondemo, move to it using the following command:
Project Structure: It will look like the following.
Example: In this example, we are going to build an application that displays the key pressed in the input box.
Filename- App.js: Now write down the following code in the App.js file. Here, App is our default component where we have written our code.
Note: You can define your own styling in the App.css file.
Step to Run Application: Run the application using the following command from the root directory of the project: