altKey Property

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Retrieves a value that indicates the state of the ALT key.


[ bAltKeyDown = ] event.altKey

Possible Values

bAltKeyDownBoolean that receives one of the following values.
falseALT key is not pressed.
trueALT key is pressed.

The property is read-only. The property has no default value.

Expressions can be used in place of the preceding value(s), as of Microsoft® Internet Explorer 5. For more information, see About Dynamic Properties.

Standards Information

There is no public standard that applies to this property.

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