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Keyboard Navigation

The keyboard navigation of the ContextMenu is always available.

When the ContextMenu gets opened its first item is focused. When the ContextMenu gets closed, in case the target element is focusable it gets focused.

Kendo UI ContextMenu supports the following keyboard shortcuts:

SHORTCUT DESCRIPTION
Home Focuses the first item.
End Focuses the last item.
Left Arrow Closes an item group.
Right Arrow Opens an item group of a ContextMenu.
Up Arrow Moves the active item of ContextMenu upwards.
Down Arrow Moves the active item of ContextMenu downwards.
Enter Selects or navigates the focused item.
Space Selects or navigates the focused item.
Esc Closes an item group.
Shift+ Tab Blurs the Menu and moves the focus to the next (previous) focusable page element.

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