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LayoutViewOptionsBehavior.UseTabKey Property

Gets or sets a value specifying whether the TAB/SHIFT+TAB key combinations move focus within the Layout View, or to the next/previous control in tab order.

Namespace: DevExpress.XtraGrid.Views.Layout

Assembly: DevExpress.XtraGrid.v22.2.dll

NuGet Package: DevExpress.Win.Grid


public virtual bool UseTabKey { get; set; }

Property Value

Type Default Description
Boolean true

true if TAB/SHIFT+TAB key combinations are handled by the View; otherwise, false.

Property Paths

You can access this nested property as listed below:

Object Type Path to UseTabKey


If the UseTabKey property is set to true, pressing the TAB/SHIFT+TAB key combinations results in moving focus to the next/previous card field. If the option is disabled, an end-users can only use the up and down arrow keys for this purpose.

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