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Keyboard Support

There are several ways to use the RadRadioButtonList via the keyboard only:

  • Set its TabIndex property and use the Tab key to navigate to the desired item and then press the Enter or Space key to select it.

  • Set its AccessKey property. This allows you to use the browser's shortcut combination to select the first item in the RadioButtonList ("Alt + AccessKey" in IE and Chrome, "Shift + Alt + AccessKey" for Firefox, "Shift + Esc + AccessKey" for Opera).

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Note: By default, tab-access is disabled in Safari. To enable it, check "Preferences > Advanced > Press tab to highlight each item on a page".

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Some browsers focus radio buttons in the same group when the arrow keys are pressed. Since such a feature is not implemented in RadRadioButtonList, you can get that behavior by using a RadFormDecorator to prettify the buttons:

<telerik:RadFormDecorator runat="server" ID="rfd1" RenderMode="Lightweight" DecoratedControls="RadioButtons" />

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