jQuery keypress: Main Tips
- The method
.keypress()attaches an event handler for when a key is pressed, or triggers the keypress event.
keypressevent is similar to the keydown. However,
keypressis not invoked by non-printing keys.
Usage of. keypress()
.keypress() applies an event handler for the
keypress event. It can trigger the event as well. The
keypress event occurs when a key on the keyboard is pressed.
In the example below, the number of times you press keyboard keys while typing into an input field is displayed:
To simply trigger the
keypress event, use this syntax:
Follow this syntax to specify a function to be executed when the event is triggered:
Warning: the actual results from jQuery .keypress() method might depend on different platforms, browsers, and their versions.