HTML | DOM TouchEvent metaKey Property

The TouchEvent metaKey property is a read-only property and used for returning a Boolean value which indicates whether or not the “meta” key was pressed when a touch event triggered.
It mostly returns false because generally, touch devices do not have a meta key.

Syntax:

event.metaKey

Return Value: It returns true if the meta key is pressed, else it returns false.



Below program illustrates the TouchEvent metaKey property :

Example: Finding out whether the “Meta” key was pressed on the touch screen or not.

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<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<meta name="viewport" 
      content="width=device-width, 
               initial-scale=1">
  
<head>
    <title>TouchEvent metaKey property in HTML
    </title>
    
    <style>
        h1 {
            color: green;
        }
          
        h2 {
            font-family: Impact;
        }
          
        body {
            text-align: center;
        }
    </style>
</head>
  
<body ontouchstart="isKeyPressed(event)">
  
    <h1>GeeksforGeeks</h1>
    <h2>TouchEvent metaKey property</h2>
    <br>
  
    <p>Touch somewhere in the document and wait 
      for an alert to tell if the meta key was pressed or not.</p>
  
    <!-- Script to check if the meta key is pressed or not -->
    <script>
        function count(event) {
            if (event.metaKey) {
                alert("Meta key has been pressed!");
            } else {
                alert("Meta key has not been pressed!");
            }
        }
    </script>
  
</body>
  
</html>

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Output:

  • Before clicking the button:
  • After clicking the button:

Supported Browsers:

  • Internet Explorer
  • Google Chrome
  • Firefox


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