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Message #1 by dfuas@h... on Wed, 12 Jun 2002 00:26:21
Hi,

I have a form which contains 10 columns and 4 rows of text boxes. My 
problem is that when I enter data, the cursor jumps down, vertically.

is ti possible that the cursor jumps horizontal/left to right  from field
to field instead of down (verically).

Thanks 

Dinis
Message #2 by "Leo Scott" <leoscott@c...> on Tue, 11 Jun 2002 17:19:34 -0700
You have to set the tab index property of each text box.  The best way I
have found to change tab indexes for a form is start with the last control
that I want tab to go to and set it's index to 0 (zero).  Then work my way
back in the reverse order I want tab to take me and set each one to 0.
Access automatically renumbers tab stops anytime you use an existing number
by bumping the duplicate by 1 on down the chain.  By using this method
Accesses renumbering works for you.

|-----Original Message-----
|From: dfuas@h... [mailto:dfuas@h...]
|Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 12:26 AM
|To: Access
|Subject: [access] problem with text box property
|
|
|Hi,
|
|I have a form which contains 10 columns and 4 rows of text boxes. My
|problem is that when I enter data, the cursor jumps down, vertically.
|
|is ti possible that the cursor jumps horizontal/left to right  from field
|to field instead of down (verically).
|
|Thanks
|
|Dinis
|

Message #3 by "John Ruff" <papparuff@c...> on Tue, 11 Jun 2002 18:44:02 -0700
Yes you can,

Open the form in design view.  At the top line menu, select View > Tab
Order.  Select the appropriate Form Section you want to set the tab
order in, then move the controls in the order you want them to be
tabbed.  (This is where your controls to somethnt that describes what
they are is useful).

John Ruff - The Eternal Optimist :-)
Always Looking for a Contract Opportunity

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-----Original Message-----
From: dfuas@h... [mailto:dfuas@h...] 
Sent: Wednesday, June 12, 2002 12:26 AM
To: Access
Subject: [access] problem with text box property


Hi,

I have a form which contains 10 columns and 4 rows of text boxes. My 
problem is that when I enter data, the cursor jumps down, vertically.

is ti possible that the cursor jumps horizontal/left to right  from
field to field instead of down (verically).

Thanks 

Dinis


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