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Down Arrow no longer moves to next place entry field

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#1 JAL in EM

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 11:44 AM

Version 9 changed the method of moving down from one place field to the next. The down arrow now moves you down into the next fields place label and not the data entry field. This is very frustrating. Can't this either be returned to the previous behavior or at least provide a selection option to change this method of behavior in the preferences?

#2 Jim Byram

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 12:38 PM

Normally, place and name label fields are turned off and the down arrow key moves through the data entry fields.


If the label fields are on, the point moves through the label and data fields. This is not a change of behavior in v9.


And Preferences has a third choice where the labels are only accessible with the mouse. In this case, the down arrow key only moves through the data fields.


Preferences / Program Options / Data Entry


You can configure the behavior to work like you prefer.

#3 JAL in EM

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Posted 30 May 2014 - 01:45 PM

Thank You! Problem Solved. Version 9 must have come with this option selected. I usually do a thorough comparison of my preferences each time a new version comes out and I just must have missed this one.

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