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Re: Tab and Cursor Arrow Key Bindings

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  • Subject: [mg95860] Re: Tab and Cursor Arrow Key Bindings
  • From: Chris Degnen <degnen at cwgsy.net>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Jan 2009 06:44:40 -0500 (EST)
  • References: <glc4r5$35q$1@smc.vnet.net>

FYI - Upgrading from 6.0.2 to 6.0.3 fixed the Shift Tab
functionality.  The dialog parameters to put Tab and Shift Tab on the
Down and Up Arrow keys were:

NotebookEventActions->
{"DownArrowKeyDown":>FrontEndTokenExecute["Tab"],
"UpArrowKeyDown":>FrontEndTokenExecute["MovePreviousPlaceHolder"]}

May this info serve you well. ;-)


On 23 Jan, 10:06, I asked:
> Hi
>
> Does anybody know how to map a key binding so
> up and down arrows can tab and reverse tab
> through dialog fields?
>
> On the default setup 'Tab' advances through
> fields and 'Shift-Tab' does nothing.
>
> SystemFiles\FrontEnd\TextResources\Windows\
> KeyEventTranslations.tr has bindings for
> Tab, Up and Down but changing their actions
> hasn't affected their behaviour, puzzlingly.



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