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Displaying charCode and keyCode Property Values

<TITLE>charCode and keyCode Properties</TITLE>
function showCode(which, evt) {
    document.forms[0].elements[which + "Char"].value = evt.charCode
    document.forms[0].elements[which + "Key"].value = evt.keyCode
function clearEm() {
    for (var i = 1; i < document.forms[0].elements.length; i++) {
        document.forms[0].elements[i].value = ""    
<H1>charCode and keyCode Properties</H1>
<TEXTAREA NAME="scratchpad" COLS="40" ROWS="5" WRAP="hard"
onKeyDown="clearEm(); showCode('down', event)" onKeyUp="showCode('up', event)"
onKeyPress="showCode('press', event)"></TEXTAREA>
<TR><TD>onKeyDown:</TD><TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="downChar" SIZE="3"></TD>
<TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="downKey" SIZE="3"></TD></TR>
<TR><TD>onKeyPress:</TD><TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="pressChar" SIZE="3"></TD>
<TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="pressKey" SIZE="3"></TD></TR>
<TR><TD>onKeyUp:</TD><TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="upChar" SIZE="3"></TD>
<TD><INPUT TYPE="text" NAME="upKey" SIZE="3"></TD></TR>


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