TabKey Command

Syntax: tabKey


The tabKey command selects the contents of the next unlocked field on the current background or card. If a field is already open, tabKey closes it and opens the next field, selecting its contents. If the insertion point is in a dataSheet, the tabKey command will place the insertion point in the next cell.


You can tab backwards through the field order by holding down the Shift key while typing the Tab key. You can do this in a script by using the statement: type tab with ShiftKey The tabKey command opens fields in the following order: background fields, from the lowest number to the highest, then fields, from the lowest number to the highest.


Type the following handler into the script of a card that contains a field: on openCard tabKey end openCard
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