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javascript function keyboard key

With javascript we can control the function of keyboard key. Its necessary sometimes when we have to create an event on clicking some specific key. In this post we are going to learn how to handle javascript funciton keyboard key.

How to use javascript function keyboard key


<script type="text/javascript">
document.onkeydown = function (e) {     if(e.which == 49){             return false;
    }
} </script> 

This is the list of all key code in your keyboard.

KEY CODE KEY CODE
backspace 8 tab 9
enter 13 shift 16
ctrl 17 alt 18
pause/break 19 caps lock 20
escape 27 page up 33
page down 34 end 35
home 36 left arrow 37
up arrow 38 right arrow 39
down arrow 40 insert 45
delete 46 0 48
1 49 2 50
3 51 4 52
5 53 6 54
7 55 8 56
9 57 a 65
b 66 c 67
d 68 e 69
f 70 g 71
h 72 i 73
j 74 k 75
l 76 m 77
n 78 o 79
p 80 q 81
r 82 s 83
t 84 u 85
v 86 w 87
x 88 y 89
z 90 left window key 91
right window key 92 select key 93
numpad 0 96 numpad 1 97
numpad 2 98 numpad 3 99
numpad 4 100 numpad 5 101
numpad 6 102 numpad 7 103
numpad 8 104 numpad 9 105
multiply 106 add 107
ctrl 17 alt 18
subtract 109 decimal point 110
divide 111 f1 112
f2 113 f3 114
f4 115 f5 116
f6 117 f7 118
f8 119 f9 120
f10 121 f11 122
f12 123 num lock 144
scroll lock 145 semi-colon 186
equal sign 187 comma 188
dash 189 period 190
forward slash 191 grave accent 192
open bracket 219 back slash 220
close braket 221 single quote 222

Santosh Shah

My name is Santosh Shah and blogs at santosh-shah.com


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