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jquery hotkeys

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i'm trying to set a key (alt+a) to equal a tab ("\t") with the code below.  but when i run it the handler reacts to any key not just alt+a
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=utf-8" />
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<script type="text/javascript" src="scripts/jquery.hotkeys-0.7.8.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript" src="scripts/jquery.js"></script>
<script type="text/javascript">
  $(document).bind('keydown','alt+a',response);
function response() {
alert("tab");
}
 </script>
</head>
<body>
Hi
<input type="text" name="input1" />
</body>
</html>

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