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'shiftKey' Example

<script language="JavaScript">
function function1() {
    var x = event.shiftKey; 
    if (x == false) {
        y = "not pressed."
    } else {
        y = "pressed."
    alert("The status of the Shift key is "+y);
    var y = event.shiftLeft;
    if (y == false) {
       y = "not pressed."; 
    } else {
       y = "pressed.";
    alert("The status of the left Shift key is "+y); 
<a id="myL" 
    title="The java2s.com home page" 
    unveil the status of the Shift key


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