This article will explain how to change the Tab Order for a form. This will determine which field next becomes the active field when the person filling out the form uses the Tab key on the keyboard.
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You can set the Tab Order in the Extras menu.
- Click the Extras menu button on the right-side panel and choose the Forms section.
- Click on the 3 dots on the right to open the drop-down menu with the additional settings.
- Select the Show Tab Order option.
- Drag the form in the list to change the Tab Order.
- You can also select the Order Tabs By Column or Order Tabs By Row options.
- To Hide the Tab Order, open the drop-down menu again and select Hide Tab Order.
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- You will find the Set Tab Order option in the Forms Module.
Soda PDF will now ask you if you would like to set up the order manually.
- Choosing No will have Soda PDF automatically determine the tab order.
- Click Yes to set it up manually.
- When you click Yes, you will first see the current Tab order.
- Now click on each form field in the Tab Order you would like them to follow.
- Click on each field once, and when you have selected them all, you will see the numbers appear allowing you to verify everything is in the correct order.
- Click on Set Tab Order to finalize your choice.