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Using the Tab Key

The Tab key has a few different uses:

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Indentation

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Navigation through a document or between table cells

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Navigation between placeholders within a math expression

Control the behavior of the Tab key using the Tab Navigation feature in the Format menu.

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Select Format > Tab Navigation to activate the tab navigation feature.

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To deactivate the feature, clear the check box beside Tab Navigation.

 

Indentation and the Tab Key

Navigation through a Document or between Table Cells

Navigating Placeholders within a Math Expression

Indentation and the Tab Key

The Tab key can be used to indent content in Text mode and in 1-D Math. To indent, ensure Tab Navigation is not selected.

Navigation through a Document or between Table Cells

The Tab key can be used to navigate through the cells of a table or the math regions of a document. Ensure Tab Navigation is selected.

Note: To indent content within a cell, turn off Tab Navigation.

Navigating Placeholders within a Math Expression

In 2-D Math, the Tab key is always used to move between placeholders, and the menu item Tab Navigation is unavailable.

See Also

Tab Panes