Keyboard Shortcuts

In this example we show how to create a keyboard shortcut for an action.

We start with a simple button that loads some content from the server:

<button hx-trigger="click, keyup[altKey&&shiftKey&&key=='D'] from:body"
        hx-post="/doit">Do It! (alt-shift-D)</button>

Note that the button responds to both the click event (as usual) and also the keyup event when alt-shift-D is pressed. The from: modifier is used to listen for the keyup event on the body element, thus making it a “global” keyboard shortcut.

You can trigger the demo below by either clicking on the button, or by hitting alt-shift-D.

You can find out the conditions needed for a given keyboard shortcut here:

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