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Combo Boxes

The following table lists the keyboard operations for combo boxes. For details on this component, see Combo Boxes.

Keyboard Operation Action
Spacebar, down arrow, Alt-down arrow Posts associated list
Up arrow, down arrow When menu is posted, moves highlight up or down within list, selecting highlighted item
Enter, Return, spacebar Closes list, maintaining latest selection
Escape Closes list, returning to prior selection


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