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UIEvents KeyboardEvent |key| attribute

The KeyboardEvent |key| attribute contains information about the character being generated by the key event.

Comments

IE's implementation does not completely match the current spec because it is based on an older version of the spec.

Demos

Documentation

Specification

Working draft or equivalent

Status in Chromium

Enabled by default (launch bug) in:

  • Chrome for desktop release 51
  • Chrome for Android release 51
  • Android WebView release 51
  • Opera release 38
  • Opera for Android release 38

Consensus & Standardization

  • Shipped
  • Shipped
  • No public signals
  • Strongly positive

Owner

Last updated on 2016-04-14