select

Since: Editor 1.0

Select list. Please note - this property requires the Editor extension for DataTables.

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Description

This is one of the simplest field types in Editor, presenting a standard select element in the form.

Keyboard accessibility

Using a keyboard to navigate a form can make data entry and modification much faster than navigation with a mouse. The select input type helps to facilitate this by supporting the following keyboard options:

  • Submitting the form:
    • Press the return key
  • Show options list:
    • Windows: Press alt + up or down arrow keys
    • Mac: Press up or down keys when focused on the select element
  • Select option:
    • When the options list is shown, press space bar to select an option
    • Windows: Press up and down arrow keys to move between options without showing the options list
    • Mac: Press left or right arrow keys to move between options without showing the options list.

Please note that the platform variations are due to browser implementation, confirming to the UI paradigm of the host platform.