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TouchEvent: metaKey property

The read-only metaKey property of the TouchEvent interface returns a boolean value indicating whether or not the Meta 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 .

Note: On Macintosh keyboards, this is the ⌘ Command key. On Windows keyboards, this is the Windows key ().


A boolean value that is true if the Meta key is enabled for this event; and false if the Meta is not enabled.


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


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