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Text Fields

The following table lists the keyboard operations for text fields. For details on this component, see Text Fields.

 

Keyboard Operation Action
Right arrow Moves insertion point one character to the right
Left arrow Moves insertion point one character to the left
Ctrl-right arrow Moves insertion point to beginning of next word
Ctrl-left arrow Moves insertion point to beginning of current word, or, if insertion point is already at the beginning of the current word, moves it to the beginning of the previous word
Home Moves insertion point to beginning of text field
End Moves insertion point to end of text field
Shift-Home Extends selection to beginning of line
Shift-End Extends selection to end of line
Shift-left arrow Extends selection one character to the left
Shift-right arrow Extends selection one character to the right
Ctrl-Shift--left arrow Extends selection to previous word
Ctrl-Shift--right arrow Extends selection to next word
Ctrl-A Selects all characters in the text field




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