Tabulator Order in a User Dialog Box

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Edition Date: June 2018
Part Number: 370858P-01
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Use the Tabulator Order dialog box to specify in the dialog editor in which order the user dialog box activates the controls using <Tab>.

Note  Use the TabStop property to specify whether you enable a control with <Tab> during runtime.

Complete the following steps to specify the tab order in a user dialog box:

  1. Select the DIAdem SCRIPT panel.

  1. Select Edit»Create Dialog Box.

  2. Click the EditBox control on the Controls bar. 

  3. Drag open the control in the dialog box.

  4. Select View»Catalog.

  5. Click the OK and Cancel control group in the Catalog window and click and drag the group into the dialog box.

  6. Click the CheckBox control on the Controls bar. 

  7. Drag open the control in the dialog box.

  8. Select File»Save As and save the file as Test.sud.

  9. Select View»Test in DIAdem.

    Use <Tab> to enable the individual controls of the dialog box in the order Editbox1, Cancel, OK, and Checkbox1.

  10. Close the user dialog box to return to the dialog editor.

  11. Select Edit»Tabulator Order.

  12. Select the individual objects and use the Up and Down buttons to create the following order: EditBox1, CheckBox1, OK, and Cancel. Click OK to close the dialog box.

    Note  If two controls overlap, use the tab order to specify which control is on top. DIAdem also works through the control events in the order the tabs are in. The first control in the tabulator order receives the focus when the user dialog box is called.
  13. Select File»Save As and save the file as Test.sud.

  14. Select View»Test in DIAdem.

    Use <Tab> to enable the individual controls of the dialog box in the order Editbox1, Checkbox1, OK, and Cancel.

  15. Close the user dialog box.

  16. Close the dialog editor.

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