How To Know Which Key Was Pressed In JQuery Event Keypress




Here we consider how to know Which Key Was Pressed Using JQuery. In some cases, we may have to track the pressed Key. Suppose after filling the form, we have to press Enter Key. On Enter Key Press, we can give an alert using Juery.



The Keypress event for Submit Button can be triggered as follows.

$('#SubmitBoxID').bind('keypress', function(e) {
});






The Key Code for Enter Key is 13.
Enter Key Press while Submitting the form can be tracked as follows.

$('#SubmitBoxID').bind('keypress', function(e) {
         var code = e.keyCode || e.which;
         if(code == 13) { //Enter keycode
                  //Do something
         }
});



By using above code we can detect Which Key Was Pressed In JQuery Event Keypress.
That's all, inside Keypress event, just compare with the key code.