Is there a way to shift focus on buttons in OS X?

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  • Friday, 12 January 2018 11:54

On Windows, I could use Tab to shift focus from button to button, so I could "click" on the desired button without having to use a mouse.

It appears that I can't do the same thing on a Mac, or is there a way to do it that I didn't realize?

There is. From System Preferences, under Keyboard » Keyboard Shortcuts, you can enable Full Keyboard navigation. You can also change this by pressing Control+F7

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This allows you to tab between UI elements and select them with the Space key.

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