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    keyboardevent-from-electron-accelerator

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    keyboardevent-from-electron-accelerator

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    Transform an Electron Accelerator string into a DOM KeyboardEvent.

    This module export a function that take an Electron Accelerator as input and return a corresponding KeyboardEvent object.

    E.g. 'Ctrl+Alt+C' => {code: 'c', ctrlKey: true, altKey: true}

    Usage

    This example convert a string containing an Electron Accelerator to a corresponding KeyboardEvent object. Returned object is the keyevent that would be emitted if that key combination was pressed.

    const {toKeyEvent} = require('keyboardevent-from-electron-accelerator');
    console.log(toKeyEvent('Shift+Delete'));

    This will output

    {key: 'Delete', shiftKey: true}
    

    Context and motivation for this module.

    This module is part of an ongoing effort to make electron-localshortcut less error prone, using keyboard DOM listener instead of 'globalShortcut' method to trigger shortcuts handlers.

    electron-localshortcut will listen for DOM keydown and keyup events, and will trigger shortcuts handlers if emitted DOM events match the Accelerator.

    This module wrap the core logic of that match operation.

    You can help by testing the module on runkit and opening an issue if you found some wrong result.

    API

    toKeyEvent

    This function transform an Electron Accelerator string into a DOM KeyboardEvent object.

    Parameters

    • accelerator string an Electron Accelerator string, e.g. Ctrl+C or Shift+Space.

    Returns object a DOM KeyboardEvent object derivate from the accelerator argument.

    Install

    With npm installed, run

    $ npm install keyboardevent-from-electron-accelerator
    

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    License

    MIT

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    Install

    npm i keyboardevent-from-electron-accelerator

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