Bug 253514 - Tab key should shift cells, rather than inserting tab
Summary: Tab key should shift cells, rather than inserting tab
Alias: None
Product: calligrasheets
Classification: Applications
Component: usability (show other bugs)
Version: Git
Platform: openSUSE Linux
: NOR wishlist
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Calligra Sheets (KSpread) Bugs
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Reported: 2010-10-07 15:42 UTC by Andrew Brouwers
Modified: 2010-10-07 15:55 UTC (History)
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Description Andrew Brouwers 2010-10-07 15:42:18 UTC
Version:           svn (using KDE 4.5.1) 
OS:                Linux

In most spreadsheet applications, the tab key is used to navigate cells (right or left, using the shift key in addition); this is very useful to be able to enter data in to the spreadsheet, without having to use the arrow keys too often.

In recent 2.3 (beta2, SVN), this behavior has changed to insert an actual tab, which I feel reduces the usability of the application quite heavily.

Reproducible: Didn't try
Comment 1 Marijn Kruisselbrink 2010-10-07 15:55:15 UTC
SVN commit 1183477 by mkruisselbrink:

always forward tab and backtab keys to the parent. This makes it possible to always use tab to go to the next cell when entering data. Entering literal tab characters is still possible in the external editor.
BUG: 253514

 M  +7 -2      CellEditor.cpp  

WebSVN link: http://websvn.kde.org/?view=rev&revision=1183477