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Keyboard navigation - ContextMenu

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Supported keys and user actions

  • Home Goes to the first item
  • End Goes to the last item
  • Right Opens an item group
  • Left Closes an item group
  • Down Goes to the next item in a group
  • Up Goes to the previous item in a group
  • Enter Select or navigate item (same as click)
  • Space Select or navigate item (same as click)
  • Esc closes the innermost open group
  • Shift + Tab tabs away from the Menu on the next focusable page element


This example demonstrates the keyboard navigation available for the Kendo UI ContextMenu widget. When the ContextMenu gets opened its first item will be focused. In case the target element is focusable, it will get focused when the ContextMenu is closed.

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