Batch Edit - Keyboard Navigation with Arrow Keys

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  1. Brad
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    Nov 2011

    Posted 06 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    I'm now being told by my users that it's imperative to be able to navigate the batch edit using the up and down arrows.  Essentially they are looking for the functionality of Excel in a webpage. Up and Down should go to the next or previous row, and left and right should be the same as tab / shift + tab.

    Does this functionality exist?  And if so how would I activate it?  

    Thank you.
  2. Eyup
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    Posted 11 Feb 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Brad,

    I'm afraid currently there is no built-in property to achieve this requirement. You can try to implement a custom solution by using the OnKeyPressed event handler of the grid and the batch methods:
    http://www.telerik.com/help/aspnet-ajax/grid-batch-editing.html

    You can also check the last example in the following thread:
    http://www.telerik.com/forums/open-row-for-edit-by-js-code-in-batch-mode#D0h-1jwijEeThaJuJd8uvA

    Regards,
    Eyup
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  3. Smit
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    Apr 2018

    Posted 19 Apr 2018 in reply to Brad Link to this post

    Hello Brad,

    Yes, this functionality exists.

    You will activate that by doing simple steps.

    You have to apply AllowKeyboardNavigation="true" in ClientSettings attribute.

    Here is the full example of the same: https://demos.telerik.com/aspnet-ajax/grid/examples/data-editing/batch-editing/defaultcs.aspx
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