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Handling Keyboard Shortcuts in JavaScript April 19, 2007

Posted by Binny V A in Digg Links.

Handling Keyboard Shortcuts in JavaScript is a simple script that allows you to declare shortcut event handling in your applications.

Despite the many JavaScript libraries that are available today, I cannot find one that makes it easy to add keyboard shortcuts(or accelerators) to your javascript app. This is because keyboard shortcuts where only used in JavaScript games – no serious web application used keyboard shortcuts to navigate around its interface. But google apps like Google Reader and Gmail changed that. So, I have created a function to make adding shortcuts to your application much easier.

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1. Vladas - December 12, 2007

Hello, I wanted to know if you could share the function as the ones that I have found on the net is not so good, I am trying to setup a shortcut and then on some action UNSET the shortcut… is that possible? I am no good at javascript’ing so…. 🙂

2. Binny V A - December 12, 2007

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