Type Property

modifierFlags

Returns the currently pressed modifier flags.

Declaration

@property(class, readonly) NSEventModifierFlags modifierFlags;

Return Value

A mask of the current modifiers using the values in Modifier Flags.

Discussion

This returns the state of devices combined with synthesized events at the moment, independent of which events have been delivered via the event stream.

See Also

Getting Key Event Information

NSEventModifierFlags

Flags that represent key states in an event object.

keyRepeatDelay

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

keyRepeatInterval

Returns the length between subsequent key repeat events being posted.

characters

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

charactersIgnoringModifiers

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

ARepeat

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

keyCode

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