Keyboard Events

There was a comment by Muaad for help on how to capture Keyboard Events in AS 3.0. I figured instead of filling up a comment box I’d just go ahead and do a little post on it.

Keyboard Events and capturing them has been around for a long time. I’m going to assume Flash 4 days since I’d built a little animated typer in Flash 4 and can’t recall doing it Flash 3.

Like everything else in AS 3.0, you need to import the appropriate class(es);

For capturing Keyboard Events, you’ll need;

Add an eventListener to the stage for whatever you want to capture KEY_DOWN, KEY_UP, etc etc.

List of Key Codes on Adobe

Source files

There you go, Muaad.

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