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KeyboardEvent.key

A KeyboardEvent property whose value is a string identifying the key that was pressed. Covers character keys, non-character keys (e.g. arrow keys), and dead keys.

Spec http://www.w3.org/TR/uievents/#widl-KeyboardEvent-key
Status W3C Working Draft
IE Edge Firefox Chrome Safari Opera
    57 62    
    56 61 TP 48
  16 (2) 55 60 11 47
11 (2) 15 (2) 54 59 10.1 46
10 (2) 14 (2) 53 58 10 45
9 (2) 13 (2) 52 57 9.1 44
8 12 (2) 51 56 9 43
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7   50 55 8 42
6   49 54 7.1 41
5.5   48 53 7 40
    47 52 6.1 39
    46 51 6 38
    45 50 5.1 37
    44 49 5 36
    43 48 4 35
    42 47 3.2 34
    41 46 3.1 33
    40 45   32
    39 44   31
    38 43   30
    37 42   29
    36 41   28
    35 40   27
    34 39   26
    33 38   25
    32 37   24
    31 36   23
    30 35   22
    29 34   21
    28 (1) 33   20
    27 (1) 32   19
    26 (1) 31   18
    25 (1) 30   17
    24 (1) 29   16
    23 (1) 28   15
    22 27   12.1
    21 26   12
    20 25   11.6
    19 24   11.5
    18 23   11.1
    17 22   11
    16 21   10.6
    15 20   10.5
    14 19   10.0-10.1
    13 18   9.5-9.6
    12 17   9
    11 16    
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    9 14    
    8 13    
    7 12    
    6 11    
    5 10    
    4 9    
    3.6 8    
    3.5 7    
    3 6    
    2 5    
      4    
iOS Safari Opera Mini Android Browser Blackberry Browser Opera Mobile Android Chrome Android Firefox IE Mobile Android UC Browser Samsung Internet QQ Browser Baidu Browser
11                      
10.3 all 56 10 37 59 54 11 (2) 11.4 5 1.2 7.12
10.0-10.2   4.4.3-4.4.4 7 12.1     10 (2)   4    
9.3   4.4   12              
9.0-9.2   4.2-4.3   11.5              
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8.1-8.4   4.1   11.1              
8   4   11              
7.0-7.1   3   10              
6.0-6.1   2.3                  
5.0-5.1   2.2                  
4.2-4.3   2.1                  
4.0-4.1                      
3.2                      

Notes

  1. Partial support refers to these versions of Firefox returning "MozPrintableKey" for all character keys.

  2. Has non-standard key identifiers and incorrect behaviour with AltGraph.

Resources

Data by caniuse.com
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License v4.0.
http://caniuse.com/#feat=keyboardevent-key