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2901078 - SAPUI5 Control Treeview / Tree Table hierarchy is activated by Spacebar - How to change

Symptom

  • In SAP UI5 control and SAP applications, more detailed information can be obtained by a journal entry
    • This opens it in a new window by pressing the spacebar key which could be confusing for some users
    • The control is typically a Tree Table which contains a hiararchical set of data structured in rows and columns and grouped into nodes
    • How to change it other than a spacebar?
    • Can it be a "Right Arrow > " key?
  • Microsoft has an article that a treeview can be controlled by the Arrow keys, why is SAPUI5 control not able to follow suite?

    ~~~~~~~~~Snippet from Microsoft~~~~~~~~~~

    By default, UWP controls follow these basic keyboard behaviors:

    ..

    Arrow keys expose control-specific "inner navigation" When user enters "inner navigation,"" arrow keys do

    Some examples include:

    ..

    ..

    Expand/collapse items inside TreeView

    ~~~~~~~~~~End Microsoft~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~


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Environment

  • SAPUI5 1.72
  • SAP S/4HANA 1809 or later

Product

SAP S/4HANA 1809 ; SAPUI5 1.0

Keywords

"TreeTable","TreeTable Spacebar","Activating Tree","Keys for showing hierarchy","SAPUI5 TreeView nodes","Mapped Keyboard keys for Tree","TableTree Control SAPUI5","UI5 Tree" , KBA , CA-UI5-TBL , SAP UI5 table, smart table, list and tree controls , Problem

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