Tabbing out of a text field

Devin Asay devin_asay at
Thu Oct 21 18:28:22 EDT 2010

On Oct 21, 2010, at 4:02 PM, RevList wrote:

> Craig Newman on October 21, 2010 at 1:45 PM -0700 wrote:
>> You could trap the "tabKey" message.
> There has to be something else.  I am looking at an earlier project that I
> developed and I have a field that when I press TAB, I am moved on to the
> next field, just as if I had pressed Return.
> I see no trapping of the TabKey in that project.
> What am I missing? Or what should I look for.
> I want to have fields that have one line of entry only and when you press
> Tab, it moves on to the next field.
> I have set the field to be "Tab on Return" so that traps the return key,
> but pressing TAB, adds a tab to text.
> In my earlier project it just moves on.
> Help :)

Is traversalOn set to true for the fields?


Devin Asay
Humanities Technology and Research Support Center
Brigham Young University

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