Type Property


Returns the length of time a key must be held down in order to generate the first key repeat event.


class var keyRepeatDelay: TimeInterval { get }

Return Value

The delay interval, in seconds.


This is a system setting, overriding this method will have no effect.

See Also

Getting Key Event Information

class var modifierFlags: NSEvent.ModifierFlags

Returns the currently pressed modifier flags.

struct NSEvent.ModifierFlags

Flags that represent key states in an event object.

class var keyRepeatInterval: TimeInterval

Returns the length between subsequent key repeat events being posted.

var characters: String?

The characters associated with a key-up or key-down event.

var charactersIgnoringModifiers: String?

The characters generated by a key event as if no modifier key (except for Shift) applies.

var isARepeat: Bool

A Boolean value that indicates whether the key event is a repeat.

var keyCode: UInt16

The virtual key code for the keyboard key associated with a key event.