The tab key (short for tabulator key or tabular key) is a key on a computer keyboard, found right above the caps lock key on the far left. It is used to take the cursor to the next tab stop.
In word processor applications, the tab key usually moves the cursor to the next tab stop. In most other graphical applications, the tab key shifts the focus to the next control or widget.
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- ↑ "Underwood Portable Typewriter Gallery". Archived from the original on 2011-02-22. Retrieved 2011-04-09.
- ↑ "Instructions for Using the Underwood Typewriter" (PDF). Retrieved 2011-04-09.
Other websites[change | change source]
- Tabs versus Spaces: An Eternal Holy War by Jamie Zawinski
- Why I prefer no tabs in source code by Adam Spiers
- Why I love having tabs in source code Archived 2005-11-30 at the Wayback Machine
- Elastic tabstops - the solution to the tabs-versus-spaces issue