jQuery Keyboard Events

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When the user press or release a key on the keyboard then the keyboard event fires.

Here are some jQuery methods to handle the keyboard events.

1) The keypress() Method:

When a keyboard button is pressed down then the jQuery keypress () event occurs and that keypess () event executes the keypress() method or attach a function to run.

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2) The keydown() Method

When a keyboard key is pressed down then keydown event occurs and that keydown event triggers the keydown() method or attaches a function to run.

Syntax:

  1. $(selector).keydown()

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3) The keyup() Method

When a keyboard button is released after pressing then the jQuery keyup() event occurs and that event executes or attach a function to run.

Syntax:

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