Phaser API Documentation

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Event: DOWN
Phaser.Input.Keyboard.Events.DOWN
DOWN

Description:

The Key Down Event.

This event is dispatched by a Key object when it is pressed.

Listen for this event from the Key object instance directly:

var spaceBar = this.input.keyboard.addKey(Phaser.Input.Keyboard.KeyCodes.SPACE);

spaceBar.on('down', listener)

You can also create a generic 'global' listener. See Keyboard.Events.ANY_KEY_DOWN for details.

Parameters:

name type description
key Phaser.Input.Keyboard.Key

The Key object that was pressed.

event KeyboardEvent

The native DOM Keyboard Event. You can inspect this to learn more about any modifiers, etc.

Since: 3.0.0