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How can I tab to the next field and have the value in that field highlighted/selected

Posted on 2006-11-29
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Greetings most learned experts,

I have heard that you can tab from one field to the next and when the cursor lands in the next field the value in that field is highlighted. It would save time in updating that data if you didn't have to highlight the value yourself and then clear the field. Is this possible? Thank you.
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by:madheeswar
ID: 18043522
In the field properties box, you can enter the number in Tab Key .

And popping up values by default applies only for Keyword fields.
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by:Sjef Bosman
ID: 18045337
If you want this to work, you'd have to use the Entering event of that field. The code would need to
- get a handle on the current field,
- select all
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by:marilyng
ID: 18047618
Client or Web client?
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marilyng earned 500 total points
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notesrookie,

Adding to sjef's comment, if this is a notes client, then the field's enter event can be scripted to highlight the field contents.

Sub Entering(Source As Field)
    Dim ws As New NotesUIWorkspace
    Dim uidoc As NotesUIDocument
    Set uidoc = ws.currentdocument
   
    If uidoc.EditMode Then
        uidoc.SelectAll
    End If    
   
End Sub
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by:Sjef Bosman
ID: 18060318
> Adding to sjef's comment...
"Implementing" seems the more appropriate word... ;)
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by:notesrookie
ID: 18066392
I'm dealing with the Notes client, luckily!
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by:notesrookie
ID: 18094539
Sorry, folks! I'll get back to you in a bit. It's been crazy here. Thanks.
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by:notesrookie
ID: 18135013
Thanks, marilyng. That worked perfectly.
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