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Snippet Name: KeyCode Tester

Description: Shows the JavaScript key code of a selected key in an alert box. Just press a key and see the value.

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Author: CoderZone
Language: JAVASCRIPT
Highlight Mode: JAVASCRIPT
Last Modified: December 01st, 2010

document.onkeydown = checkKeycode();
 
function checkKeycode(e) {
  var keycode;
  if (window.event) keycode = window.event.keyCode;
  else if (e) keycode = e.which;
  alert("The keycode is: " + keycode);
}
 
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