How to show, close, or move the On-Screen Keyboard via HTML

If you are writing kiosk software using HTML, you can use the special JavaScript functions to control the on-screen keyboard.

With JavaScript, you can show, hide, or move the keyboard. Just use the special JavaScript functions to add keyboard-related information to the browser caption, and the application will monitor the caption for changes.

Launch Hot Virtual Keyboard and try these buttons and fields:

Auto Show (brings up the keyboard when focused):

Download the file with JavaScript functions and examples from here:

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File Size:
Feb 10, 2017
7.33 MB


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Supported Operating Systems:

Windows 2000
Windows XP
Windows Server 2003
Windows Vista
Windows Server 2008
Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows Server 2012
Windows 8 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows 8.1 (32-bit/64-bit)
Windows 10 (32-bit/64-bit)

Compatible with Windows 8    Compatible with Windows 7

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