ctrlKey Property

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Sets or retrieves the state of the CTRL key.


event.ctrlKey [ = bEvent ]

Possible Values

bEventBoolean that specifies or receives one of the following values.
falseCTRL key is not pressed.
trueCTRL key is pressed.

The property is read/write. 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.


The property is read-only in Microsoft® Internet Explorer 4.0, and read/write in Internet Explorer 5 and later.

Standards Information

There is no public standard that applies to this property.

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