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Introducing the ABL GUI Designer : Tasks : Working with objects : Defining properties and appearance : Setting tab order
Setting tab order
The Tab Editor dialog is used to change the tab order of an object in a selected frame. The Tab Editor lists the tab order of tabbable objects which are child objects of the selected frame, and allows you to change the order.
You can change the tab order of objects within a child frame by selecting the child frame before opening the Tab Editor.
Note: The Tab Editor does not support dynamic objects (ABL widgets that you create with the CREATE Widget statement). You must use the appropriate ABL methods and attributes to program the tab order of dynamic widgets at run-time.
To change the tab order of objects:
1. Open Tab Editor by doing one of the following:
*Select Tab Order from the Layout menu.
*Click Tab Order icon in the object's Property Sheet dialog.
*Right-click the object and select Tab Order from the context menu.
2. Select a tabbing option on the Tab Editor dialog.
3. Click OK to save the changes.