The keyboardEvent key property in HTML is used to return the value of key pressed when a key event occurs. It returns a single character or multi character string depending on which key is pressed. It is a read-only property.
Return Value: It returns a string which represents the key pressed.
- It can return single character string like “a”, “5”, “+”, etc.
- It can return multi character string like “F5”, “Enter”, “HOME”, etc.
Supported Browsers: The browser supported by keyboardEvent key property are listed below:
- Apple Safari Not supported
- Google Chrome 51.0
- Firefox 23.0
- Opera 38.0
- Internet Explorer 9.0
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