started with .NET.
In ASP I was able to control the tab order of fields on the screen simply by positioning the fields where I wanted them in the HTML table. In .NET, the HTML is generated and I have no control over where the fields are located. How do I control tab order in .NET (hopefully without having to hard code the field names)? Thanks for your help.
The proper way of controlling tab ordering in HTML in general is through the use of the HTML tabindex attribute. All WebControl-inherited classes (so all built-in ASP.NET Server Controls) implement a TabIndex property you can use for that purpose. For HTML controls you can just add the attribute to the element declaration.
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