Tab index

The Tab Index indicates the order of the form items for data entry when using the Tab key to move from field to field.

Access the Tab Index by selecting Widget > Tab Index. All items that allow entries are displayed in the form design with an index number specifying the order.

Figure: Tab Index

This figure is a screenshot showing the tab index order for form items. The order is indicated by the number to the right of the form item.
The order can be altered in a variety of ways.
  • Double-click a number to change it to 1.
  • Click any number to change it to the next number after the last used.
  • Right-click and select an option from the context menu.
  • Finish the current sequence by pressing the Esc key.
  • Press the Esc key again to exit tab order.