Navigating Through Nodes and Cells

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The keyboard shortcuts and mouse operations listed in this topic can be used by end-users to move node and column focus.

Common Navigation Operations

The following table contains common navigation operations that are available to end-users.

Action Effect
Clicking a data cell Moves focus to the clicked cell.
Clicking a node's indicator cell Moves focus to the corresponding row while preserving column focus.
DOWN ARROW Moves focus to the next node while preserving column focus.
UP ARROW Moves focus to the previous node while preserving column focus.
RIGHT ARROW Moves focus to the next cell within the focused node. If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.AutoMoveRowFocus option is enabled and the last cell within a node is currently focused, this key combination moves focus to the first cell within the next node.
LEFT ARROW Moves focus to the previous cell within the focused node. If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.AutoMoveRowFocus option is enabled and the first cell within a node is currently focused, this key combination moves focus to the last cell within the previous node.
TAB If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.UseTabKey option is active, moves focus to the next cell within the focused node. If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.AutoMoveRowFocus option is also enabled and the last cell within a node is currently focused, this key combination moves focus to the first cell within the next node.
CONTROL+TAB Moves focus away from the Tree List to the next control according to the tab order.
SHIFT+TAB If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.UseTabKey option is active, moves focus to the previous cell within the focused node. If the TreeListOptionsNavigation.AutoMoveRowFocus option is also enabled and the first cell within a node is currently focused, this key combination moves focus to the last cell within the previous node.
ENTER If a cell is presently being edited and the TreeListOptionsNavigation.EnterMovesNextColumn option is enabled, this key moves focus to the next cell within the current node and invokes the focused cell's editor.
HOME Moves focus to the first cell within the focused node.
END Moves focus to the last cell within the focused node.
PAGE DOWN Moves node focus down one page while preserving the column's focus.
PAGE UP Moves node focus up one page while preserving the column's focus.
CTRL+HOME Moves focus to the first cell within the first node.
CTRL+END Moves focus to the last cell within the last node.

Notes:

  • When navigating with the CTRL key pressed, the focus moves without affecting the selection.