repeat Property

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Retrieves whether the onkeydown event is being repeated.


event.repeat [ = bRepeat ]

Possible Values

bRepeatBoolean that specifies or receives one of the following values:
trueEvent fires two or more times.
falseEvent fires once.

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 repeat property returns true while a user holds down a key.

Standards Information

There is no public standard that applies to this property.

Applies To