TouchEvent.shiftKey

Summary

A Boolean value indicating whether or not the shift key is enabled when the touch event is created. If this key is enabled, the attribute's value is true. Otherwise, it is false.

This property is Read only .

Syntax

var shiftEnabled = touchEvent.shiftKey;

Return value

shiftEnabled
true if the shift key is enabled for this event; and false if the shift key is not enabled.

Example

The TouchEvent.altKey example includes an example of this property's usage.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Touch Events – Level 2 Draft Non-stable version.
Touch Events Recommendation Initial definition.

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic support22 Yes

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18 — 24

No Yes No
FeatureAndroid webviewChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidOpera AndroidiOS SafariSamsung Internet
Basic support Yes Yes ?6 Yes Yes ?

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