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OptionsFocus.MoveFocusDirection Property

Gets or sets the direction in which focus moves in Automatic Tab Order mode when the TAB key is pressed.

Namespace:DevExpress.XtraLayout
Assembly:DevExpress.XtraLayout.v17.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: MoveFocusDirection
A MoveFocusDirection value that specifies the direction in which focus moves.
The default is MoveFocusDirection.AcrossThenDown.

Expanded Remarks

The Automatic Tab Order feature is enabled if the EnableAutoTabOrder property is set to true. In this mode, pressing the TAB key moves focus between controls according to the settings specified by the MoveFocusDirection and MoveFocusRightToLeft properties.

If the MoveFocusDirection property is set to MoveFocusDirection.AcrossThenDown, focus moves from one 'row' to another selecting each control in a row. If this option is set to MoveFocusDirection.DownThenAcross, focus moves from one 'column' to another selecting each control in a column.

See the Focus Management topic for more information.

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