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Background documentation Overview of Keyboard Access in SAP GUI for Windows  Locate the document in its SAP Library structure

This document contains an overview of the keys used for the following user interface elements of SAP GUI for Windows:

      SAP logon window

      SAP GUI for Windows window

      Pushbutton

      Toggle button

      Menu button

      Configurable button

      Checkbox

      Radio button

SAP logon window

Action

Keyboard Command

Activate selected element

Enter or
Space

Navigate to next element

Tab

Navigate to previous element

Shift + Tab

Select and activate element

Alt + accelerator key

Navigate within list of selectable entries

Arrow keys

Activate entry in the list

Enter

SAP GUI for Windows Window

Action

Keyboard Command

Jump to menu

Alt

Navigate to next element

Tab

Navigate to previous element

Shift + Tab

Navigate to read-only element

Alt Gr + Tab

Navigate away from read-only element

Shift + Alt Gr + Tab

Navigate to next group

Ctrl + Tab

Navigate to previous group

Shift + Ctrl + Tab

Cancel actions, step-by-step

Escape

Pushbutton

Action

Keyboard Command

Activate selected pushbutton

Enter or
Space

Select and activate pushbutton (simultaneously)

Alt + accelerator key

Navigate to next element

Tab

Navigate to previous element

Shift + Tab

Toggle Button: As Pushbutton with Following Additional Action

Action

Keyboard Command

Switch to pressed or unpressed state

Space

Menu Button: As Pushbutton with Following Additional Actions

Action

Keyboard Command

Open menu of menu button

Arrow down

Navigate within menu of menu button

Arrow keys

Activate selected menu item

Enter

Close menu of menu button

Escape

Configurable Button: As Pushbutton with Following Additional Actions

Action

Keyboard Command

Open menu of configurable button

Shift + F10 or context menu key

Navigate within menu of configurable button

Arrow keys

Choose menu item

Enter

Checkbox

Action

Keyboard Command

Select or deselect checkbox

Space

Navigate to next element

Tab

Navigate to previous element

Shift + Tab

Radio Button

Action

Keyboard Command

Set radio button

Space

Navigate and set

Up/down arrow keys

Navigation only

Ctrl + Down/Up

Navigate to next element

Tab

Navigate to previous element

Shift + Tab

 

 

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