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jlvallelonga on 03/24/09

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getCharacterPressed


/ Published in: JavaScript

send in an event
it returns the key that you pressed if it was alphanumeric or backspace
otherwise it returns "-1"
use with getKeyCode and isAlphaNumeric

  1. function getCharacterPressed(e) {
  2. code = getKeyCode(e);
  3. keychar = "-1";
  4. if (isAlphaNumeric(code))
  5. keychar = String.fromCharCode(code);
  6. if (code == 8)
  7. keychar = "backspace";
  8. return keychar;
  9. }

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