HTML onkeydown event Attribute

❮ HTML Event Attributes


<input type="text" onkeydown="myFunction()">


The onkeydown attribute specifies the script run when a user is pressing a key.

Related Keyboard Events

Standard Syntax

<element onkeydown="script">

Browser Support


Attribute Values

Value Description
script Specifies the script to be run on onkeydown

Technical Details

Supported HTML elements:

All HTML elements, EXCEPT: <base>, <bdo>, <br>, <head>, <html>, <iframe>, <meta>, <param>, <script>, <style>, and <title>
❮ HTML Event Attributes