RadioButtonList - Keyboard Support

Please, select your gender:

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  • C#
  • VB

This example demonstrates how you can use the keyboard to control a RadioButtonList. You can focus a checkbox by using the Tab key if you set the TabIndex property of RadioButtonList according to the desired flow of the page.

In addition, you can use a shortcut if you set the AccessKey property. Press Alt+AccessKey in IE and Chrome, Shift+Alt+AccessKey for Firefox and Shift+Esc+AccessKey for Opera. The radio button list in this example has an AccessKey property set to A.

To execute a selected radio button press the Enter or Space key when it is focused.

Note: By default tab-access is disabled in Safari. To enable it, check "Preferences > Advanced > Press tab to highlight each item on the page".

  • DefaultCS.aspx
  • scripts.js
<%@ Page Language="C#" AutoEventWireup="true"  %>

<%@ Register TagPrefix="qsf" Namespace="Telerik.QuickStart" %>
<%@ Register TagPrefix="telerik" Namespace="Telerik.Web.UI" Assembly="Telerik.Web.UI" %>

<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.1//EN" "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml11/DTD/xhtml11.dtd">
<html xmlns='http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml'>
<head runat="server">
    <title>Telerik ASP.NET Example</title>
    <script src="scripts.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>
<body>
    <form id="form1" runat="server">
    <telerik:RadScriptManager runat="server" ID="RadScriptManager1" />
    <telerik:RadSkinManager ID="RadSkinManager1" runat="server" ShowChooser="true" />
    <div class="demo-container size-thin">
        <div>Please, select your gender:</div>
        <telerik:RadRadioButtonList runat="server" ID="RadioButtonList1" AutoPostBack="false" ToolTip="RadioButtonList tooltip" TabIndex="1" AccessKey="A">
            <ClientEvents OnItemClicked="telerikDemo.OnClientClicked" />
            <Items>
                <telerik:ButtonListItem Text="Male" Value="1" />
                <telerik:ButtonListItem Text="Female" Value="2" />
                <telerik:ButtonListItem Text="Other" Value="3" />
            </Items>
        </telerik:RadRadioButtonList>
    </div>
    <qsf:EventLogConsole ID="EventLogConsole" runat="server" AllowClear="true"></qsf:EventLogConsole>
    </form>
</body>
</html>

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