How to have the ctrl button pressed on page load


I am currently using a Jquery selectable to allow users to select block.
It allows them to drag and select but i would also like to allow users to select individual blocks and this is achievable by having the ctrl key pressed when the page loads.
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Hans LangerCommented:
You can detect they key pressed on almost any mouse event:

List of Mouse Event in JQuery

Every listener function will receive an "eventObject" where you can identify if control is pressed or not,
    var isCtrlPressed = eventObject.ctrlKey;
    alert(isCtrlPressed )   // true or false whether ctrl is pressed or not 

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have you done everything same as:

can you share your code?
EasyToHelpAuthor Commented:
Hi Mrunal

Yes that is what i had used,
Now if you press the control key the user is able to select  items 1 and 12.

I am using this on a mobile device so the user does not have a ctrl key that they can press,  how would it be possible for me to achieve this on a mobile device,is it possible to get the keypressed event to occur when the page is loaded.

ohh. so you are using this in Mobile development.

In that case you can add your own logic, just like normally any Android - Gallary have.

Press one of the box/thumbnail so that it will get selected and start clicking others to get those also be selected.

Another way is you can show some checkbox in any corner of that box and select which you want.

Hope this helps you.

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