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Why can't I add an 'onkeydown' event to a DIV element?

PDS OWNER CALIN (Calin Baenen) on December 02, 2019

I am working on a game and I am trying to add movement but when I try to add an onkeydown event onto my div element, it doesn't work. <div id=... [Read Full]
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Hi,

onkeypress is only triggered for the 'active' field when a key is pressed.
You need to enable your element to receive focus. The trick is to add attr tabindex to #gameEvent.
(stackoverflow.com/questions/148361...

 
 

Why does it need to be tied to a <div>? Why don't you just make an event listener to window?

window.onkeypress = ...
 
 
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