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The onkeyup property returns the onKeyUp event handler code for the current element.

Syntax

element.onkeyup = event handling code

Example

 <input type="text" onKeyUp="keyWasPressed(event)">
 <script>function keyWasPressed(evt){ console.log(evt.keyCode) }</script>

Notes

The keyup event is raised when the user releases a key that's been pressed.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
WHATWG HTML Living Standard
The definition of 'onkeyup' in that specification.
Living Standard  

Browser Compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? ?
Feature Android Android Webview Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) Firefox OS IE Mobile Opera Mobile Safari Mobile Chrome for Android
Basic support ? (Yes) (Yes) ? ? ? ? ? (Yes)

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