The keyboard navigation of the Scheduler is always available.
The Scheduler supports the following keyboard shortcuts:
|Creates a new event.|
|Switches to the view with the specified index.|
|Navigates to today's date.|
|Navigates to the previous time period.|
|Navigates to the next time period.|
|Focuses the previous event or Toolbar element.|
|Focuses the next event or Toolbar element. When focus is in the Toolbar, |
|Focuses the first focusable Toolbar element.|
When an event is focused, the Scheduler supports the following shortcuts:
|Opens the edit form for the focused event.|
|Deletes the event after a confirmation from the user.|
Due to accessibility criteria that require scrollable containers to be focusable, the views of the Scheduler (except the grid-like Agenda view) have an additional tab-stop - the scrollable element that serves as a container for the events. Apart from this exception, the Scheduler is a single tab stop, and focus is managed through roving tab index and the arrow keys.
The following example demonstrates the built-in keyboard navigation of the Scheduler.
Event Navigation with the Tab Key
By default, the navigation between the Scheduler events is enabled through the
Arrow keys while the
Tab key moves the focus to the next page element in compliance with the Fundamental Keyboard Navigation Conventions.
To use the
Tab key for event navigation, prevent the default
keydown event action and call the