Fandom

WoWWiki

API IsShiftKeyDown

Redirected from API IsControlKeyDown

104,755pages on
this wiki
Add New Page
Talk0 Share
WoW API < IsShiftKeyDown

Returns true if the shift/ctrl/alt key is currently depressed.

shiftDown = IsShiftKeyDown();
ctrlDown  = IsControlKeyDown();
altDown   = IsAltKeyDown();

Arguments Edit

none

Returns Edit

Boolean 
1 (true) if the given key is currently held down, nil otherwise.

Related Events Edit

MODIFIER_STATE_CHANGED - fires when shift/ctrl/alt keys are pressed or released

Example Edit

 if ( IsShiftKeyDown() ) then DoSomething(); end

Note Edit

These functions will only return true if one of the keys is considered a modifier. If the code executing is started with Shift/Control/Alt as part of the key binding, it will return nil. Govtgeek (talk) 01:30, 8 March 2009 (UTC)

These functions actually return the value 1 at this time (when evaluated true).  After the WoD 6.0 API goes into affect the values returned will be boolean true and false (nil).

Ad blocker interference detected!


Wikia is a free-to-use site that makes money from advertising. We have a modified experience for viewers using ad blockers

Wikia is not accessible if you’ve made further modifications. Remove the custom ad blocker rule(s) and the page will load as expected.