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Shift key pressed?


<script type="text/javascript">
function isKeyPressed(event){
    if (event.shiftKey==1){
        alert("The shift key was pressed!")
        alert("The shift key was NOT pressed!")

<body onmousedown="isKeyPressed(event)">

<p>Click in the document.</p>



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