event.metaKey


event.metaKeyReturns: Boolean

Description: Indicates whether the META key was pressed when the event fired.

  • version added: 1.0.4event.metaKey

Returns a boolean value (true or false) that indicates whether or not the META key was pressed at the time the event fired. This key might map to an alternative key name on some platforms.

Example:

Determine whether the META key was pressed when the event fired.

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<!doctype html>
<html lang="en">
<head>
<meta charset="utf-8">
<title>event.metaKey demo</title>
<style>
body {
background-color: #eef;
}
div {
padding: 20px;
}
</style>
<script src="//code.jquery.com/jquery-1.10.2.js"></script>
</head>
<body>
<button value="Test" name="Test" id="checkMetaKey">Click me!</button>
<div id="display"></div>
<script>
$( "#checkMetaKey" ).click(function( event ) {
$( "#display" ).text( event.metaKey );
});
</script>
</body>
</html>

Demo: