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applyFilters( “ignore_esc_key” )

applyFilters( "ignore_esc_key", ignore );

Allow manually ignoring the ESC keypress before an Area is hidden: Return true to ignore the keypress.


ignore bool, required
Whether to ignore the keypress and do nothing.


The filtered “ignore” flag. Return true to keep the current Popup visible.


// Ignore all ESC keypresses.
DiviArea.addFilter( 'ignore_esc_key', function( ignore ) {
    return true;


This filter is only called, when an Area is visible that will be closed. When no Popup or other Area is visible, this filter is not fired.

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