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The following table lists the keyboard operations for tables. For a description of the appearance and behavior of this component, see Tables.

 

Keyboard Operations Action
Enter (or Return) Deselects current selection and moves focus down one cell
Shift-Enter (or Shift-Return) Deselects current selection and moves focus up one cell
Tab Deselects current selection and moves focus right one cell
Shift-Tab Deselects current selection and moves focus left one cell
Down arrow Deselects current selection and moves focus down one cell
Up arrow Deselects current selection and moves focus up one cell
Page Down Deselects current selection, scrolls down one information pane, and selects the last visible cell in the current column
Page Up Deselects current selection, scrolls up one information pane, and gives focus to first visible cell in the current column
Ctrl-PgUp Deselects current selection, scrolls left one information pane, and gives focus to first visible cell in the current row
Ctrl-PgDn Deselects current selection, scrolls right one information pane, and selects the last visible cell in the current row
Home Moves focus and information pane to first cell in the current row
End Moves focus and information pane to last cell in the current row
Ctrl-Home Moves focus and information pane to first cell in the current column
Ctrl-End Moves focus and information pane to last cell in the current column
F2 Enables editing in a cell
Escape Resets cell to the state it was in before it was edited
Ctrl-A Selects entire table
Shift-down arrow Extends selection down one row
Shift-up arrow Extends selection up one row
Shift-left arrow Extends selection left one column
Shift-right arrow Extends selection right one column
Shift-Home Extends selection to beginning of row
Shift-End Extends selection to end of row
Ctrl-up arrow Navigates up one row without affecting the selection
Ctrl-down arrow Navigates down one row without affecting the selection
Ctrl-Shift-up arrow Navigate up one row and select the new item without deselecting any current selections
Ctrl-Shift-down arrow Navigate down one row and select the new item without deselecting any current selections
Ctrl-Shift-Home Extends selection to beginning of column
Ctrl-Shift-End Extends selection to end of column
Shift-PgDn Extends selection down one information pane
Shift-PgUp Extends selection up one information pane
Ctrl-Shift-PgDn Extends selection right one information pane
Ctrl-Shift-PgUp Extends selection left one information pane




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