Setting tab order


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Setting tab order

A lot of computer users don't like having to take their hands off the keyboard when doing data entry. For example, one way that you can enter data into certain fields is to click into a field, make some changes, and then take your mouse and click into another field. But in most cases, users like to keep their hands on the keyboard and just tab from one field to another. An important aspect of creating an effective user interface is going to be how you manage how users move throughout the layout. That's really going to be a key to its usefulness to your users. The primary means for doing so is by customizing something called the Tab Order in order to create a smooth and logical progression, by which your users can then move from field to field, as well as from field to non-field objects.

FileMaker creates a default Tab Order for each layout, according to the physical placement of the fields on the layout. So, for example, the order in which you've added the fields to the layout...

Setting tab order
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Setting tab order provides you with in-depth training on Business. Taught by Cris Ippolite as part of the FileMaker Pro 11 Essential Training

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Business
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FileMaker Pro
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