KeyboardEvent.repeat

The repeat read-only property of the KeyboardEvent interface returns a Boolean that is true if the given key is being held down such that it is automatically repeating.

Syntax

var repeat = event.repeat;

Return value

Boolean

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Document Object Model (DOM) Level 3 Events Specification
The definition of 'KeyboardEvent.repeat' in that specification.
Obsolete Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

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ChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafariAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge MobileFirefox for AndroidOpera for AndroidSafari on iOSSamsung Internet
Basic supportChrome Full support YesEdge No support NoFirefox Full support 28IE No support NoOpera ? Safari Full support 10.1WebView Android ? Chrome Android ? Edge Mobile No support NoFirefox Android Full support 28Opera Android ? Safari iOS Full support 10.1Samsung Internet Android ?

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