Streamlined tabbing behavior for full-page forms


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Enabled for Public preview General availability
Users by admins, makers, or analysts Mar 4, 2022 Apr 29, 2022

Business value

This feature improves usability and accessibility by making it easier and simpler for users to reach all portions of a page.

Feature details

Historically in Finance and Operations apps, users would tab between all the controls in each region of a full-page form (such as the navigation bar, main form, or Action pane). To move focus to a different region on the page, users needed to use the mouse or a dedicated keyboard shortcut. This feature removes these tabbing containers so that a user can tab through all controls on a full-page form regardless of the region they're working in and without the need for special keyboard shortcuts.

The existing keyboard shortcuts will continue to function as a means for users to move quickly between the regions on a page. For more information on those shortcuts, see Navigation shortcuts.

The general tabbing order through any full-page form follows this order:

  1. Navigation bar
  2. Navigation pane
  3. Action pane
  4. Show filters/Show list buttons
  5. Filter pane (if visible)
  6. Navigation list (if visible)
  7. Main page content
  8. Aside pane (if visible)

The control that gets initial focus on page load isn't impacted by these changes.

Important dates

These dates represent the current targets for this feature as it progresses toward becoming mandatory for all customers. The dates are subject to change.

Feature stage Version Date
Generally available 10.0.26 May 2022
On by default 10.0.29 October 2022
Mandatory 10.0.32 April 2023

See also

Keyboard shortcuts (docs)