On the image below this is what I want to do. I want to be able to switch tab options with TAB key.

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save dialog specific shortcuts:

To save, simply press return

To cancel, hit esc or cmd+.

If you do not want so save, hit cmd+D or cmd+backpace

using tab:

If you want to use the tab key, you should enable keyboard access by hitting ctrl+F7 Note: Depending on your setup, you might need to additionally press fn to use the function keys.

Once you've enabled keyboard access, you should see an additional blue glow around the currently selected button. You can then cycle with tab (holding shift to go backwards) and select your option by pressing space.

  • ok, when I enable it, how to turn it off? – Bartłomiej Semańczyk Jan 31 '15 at 18:30
  • The same way you turned it on - ctrl+F7 – Asmus Jan 31 '15 at 18:34
  • actually: ctrl + fn + F7 – Bartłomiej Semańczyk Feb 1 '15 at 0:03
  • @BartłomiejSemańczyk well yes, if you set up your function keys to require fn within system preferences > keyboard – Asmus Feb 1 '15 at 10:20

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