Each event object should have altKey, ctrlKey, and shiftKey booleans.
Support is, at least, listed for both IE and FF.

         <script type="text/javascript">
                 document.observe('keydown', function(k) {
                         if (k.ctrlKey) return;

- Jon L.

On Mar 5, 7:19 pm, louis w <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> I am trying to detect if the control key has been pressed to change
> and action. I am using the latest proto build.
> Here is my code:
>         <script type="text/javascript">
>                 document.observe('keydown', function(k) {
>                         if (k.keyCode != 17) return;
>                         alert('ctrl');
>                 });
>         </script>
> I have noticed that not always on keydown does it register, it comes
> to about every other time.
> Can you offer any advice.
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