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[whatwg] Is there a way to stop scrolling when pressing directional arrows?

From: Kornel Lesinski <kornel@geekhood.net>
Date: Mon, 14 Jun 2010 23:16:13 +0100
Message-ID: <op.vea9hbybptj49s@aimac.local>
On Mon, 14 Jun 2010 20:38:07 +0100, Carlos Andr?s Sol?s  
<csolisr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello! I've been noticing a problem in many HTML5 test apps, very  
> especially games. When the directional arrow buttons are pressed, the  
> screen scrolls.
> This is a problem that, as far as I know, Flash had solved by changing  
> the focus of the application to the app. Is this doable in HTML5?

Yes. It's possible already ? page just has to return false from keypress  
handler:

window.onkeypress = function(){return false}

That's just one line that, unfortunately, many web-based games forget to  
include.

-- 
regards, Kornel Lesi?ski
Received on Monday, 14 June 2010 15:16:13 UTC

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