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function isCharacterKeyPress(evt) {
if (typeof evt.which == "undefined") {
// This is IE, which only fires keypress events for printable keys
return true;
} else if (typeof evt.which == "number" && evt.which > 0) {
// In other browsers except old versions of WebKit, evt.which is
// only greater than zero if the keypress is a printable key.
// We need to filter out backspace and ctrl/alt/meta key combinations
return !evt.ctrlKey && !evt.metaKey && !evt.altKey && evt.which != 8;
return false;
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