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public static Event KeyboardEvent(string key);


key A string representing keyboard keys and modifiers.


Event A new Event with EventType.KeyDown and the requested KeyCode and optional EventModifier.


Create a keyboard event.

This is useful when you need to check if a certain key has been pressed - possibly with modifiers. The syntax for the key string is a key name (same as in the Input Manager), optionally prefixed by any number of modifiers:
& = Alternate, ^ = Control, % = Command/Windows key, # = Shift
Examples: &f12 = Alternate + F12, "^[0]" = Control + keypad0 .

See the Input Manager manual page for more information on key names.

using UnityEngine;

public class Example : MonoBehaviour { // Detects if the Enter key was pressed void OnGUI() { GUILayout.Label("Press Enter To Start Game");

if (Event.current.Equals(Event.KeyboardEvent("[enter]"))) { Application.LoadLevel(1); }

if (Event.current.Equals(Event.KeyboardEvent("return"))) { Debug.Log("I said enter, not return - try the keypad"); } } }