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By Sam Deering

jQuery Capture Shift+Click Event Example

By Sam Deering
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In this jQuery code snippet the shift key press is captured only when the user is hovering over a anchor element while holding down the shift key.

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$('a').each(function(i) { 
	jQuery(this).bind('click', doOverlayOpen);
	// This function only happens if user hover element while holding shift-button down
	jQuery(this).bind('mouseover', function(e) {
		if (e.shiftKey) {
			//console.log("dobbelclick: " + jQuery(this).attr('rel'));
			doOverlayOpenId(this.hash);
			jQuery(jQuery(this).attr('rel')).trigger("click");
		}
	});
});
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