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Tab Index controls

I have developed a Canvas App and I have serveral pages that contain different inputs.  I use Tab Index to control the order using numbers 1-9 as needed.  Some pages the Tab INdex controls the process prfectly.  Other pages, there seems to be an overriding control that is not allowing the Tab Index to control the process.  


I have ensured that I am not using 0 and all other labels are set to -1 Tab INdex.  


One page appears to have the X axis overiding the Tab Index and other pages there is no apparent reason.  


Has anyone found that other actions can override the Tab Index control 

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Try this and let me know if it works. Save, Exit, Reopen in edit mode.

I had this happen to me where the tab index was not working until I saved and reopened.

Tried to save and restart and problem is still there.  


I also tried refreshing the Data Source.  I saw that on another post, but that did not work either

Darn! Could you share more about your app? 

  • Are you using a form or input controls?
  • What types of input controls are you using and does it seem to break with certain ones?

I have only used Tab Index in a form, but maybe this info will help others to understand your app.

Input controls. 


There does not seem to be a specific patterns.  Some pages the TabIndex works properly, others the order seems to be based upon some other controlling factor.  


I'm thinking it is a setting that I have but not sure.  

It appears that the x and y axis still controls to some extent.  


While some input boxes allow the Tab Index to fully control, others want to revert to a natural Z pattern even when the TabIndex has an ordered number.  

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