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Keyboard Support

RadGantt introduces keyboard support. In order to activate it, you must set the KeyboardNavigationSettings:

<telerik:RadGantt RenderMode="Lightweight" ID="RadGantt1" runat="server">
    <KeyboardNavigationSettings FocusKey="W" CommandKey="Alt" />
</telerik:RadGantt>              
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Some key combination are reserved by the browsers for default actions and they cannot be used. Ex. Ctrl + D adds current page to favorites/bookmarks.

The keyboard navigation has the following functionalities:

ACTIONS APPLIED ON GANTT'S TIMELINE

  • Delete - deletes currently selected task and/or dependency.

ACTIONS APPLIED ON GANTT'S TREELIST HEADER

  • Enter - sort by the column.

ACTIONS APPLIED ON GANTT'S TREELIST DATA TABLE

  • Arrow Keys - to navigate over the cells.

  • Enter - opens cell editor.

  • Esc - closes cell editor.

  • Space - selects currently highlighted cell's row.

  • 1 - 3 - moves between the available views.

  • Alt Left Arrow / Alt Right Arrow - scrolls timeline.

  • Ctrl Right Arrow / Ctrl Left Arrow - expand/collapse summary row.

ACTIONS APPLIED ON 'ADD TASK' ACTION DROPDOWN

  • Up Arrow - highlights previous item.

  • Down Arrow - highlights next item.

  • Enter - selects highlighted item.

  • Esc - closes the dropdown.