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


var repeat = event.repeat;


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

Browser compatibility

Feature Chrome Edge Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
Basic support (Yes) (Yes) 28 (28) ? ? 10.1
Feature Android Edge Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
Basic support ? (Yes) 28.0 (28) ? ? 10.1

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