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tab key

a key on a typewriter, computer terminal, or other keyboard, that is pressed in order to indent what will be typed next to a predetermined position. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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  • If one accidentally presses the tab key, as one often does when indenting a new paragraph, the text gets put into a preview box.
  • The tab key sent a physical roller holding the paper zipping to the left until it crashed into a tab stop.
  • Pressing the tab key repeatedly will cycle through the the control bar.
  • Navigate through the form using the tab key or by placing your mouse cursor in the appropriate area you wish to fill in.
  • To move through the site links, try using your tab key, followed by the return key.
  • Lists also allow the users to use the tab key to move from link to link.
  • Use the tab key or your mouse to move to each field and enter the information.
  • Press the tab key to move to the fill-in areas of the form.

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