Application:getKeyboardModifiers

Available since: Gideros 2019.5
Class: Application

Description

Returns the current keyboard modifiers.

(number) = application:getKeyboardModifiers()

Return values

Returns (number) the current modifiers bitfield

Examples

Checks if Control key is pressed

stage:addEventListener(Event.KEY_DOWN, function(e)
	local modifier = application:getKeyboardModifiers()
	print("CRTL: ", (modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_CTRL) > 0)
end)

stage:addEventListener(Event.KEY_UP, function(e)
	local modifier = application:getKeyboardModifiers()
	print("CRTL: ", (modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_CTRL) > 0)
end)

Checks if Control and Shift keys are pressed

stage:addEventListener(Event.KEY_DOWN, function(e)
	local modifier = application:getKeyboardModifiers()
	print("CRTL & SHIFT: ", modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_CTRL > 0 and modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_SHIFT > 0)
end)

stage:addEventListener(Event.KEY_UP, function(e)
	local modifier = application:getKeyboardModifiers()
	print("CRTL & SHIFT: ", modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_CTRL > 0 and modifier & KeyCode.MODIFIER_SHIFT > 0)
end)