My tab key now cycles through everything on the page in Safari and Mail; before, it just moved between input fields. What gives?

My tab key now cycles through everything on the page in Safari and Mail; before, it just moved between input fields. What gives?

Open System Preferences' Keyboard & Mouse pane and select the Keyboard Shortcuts tab.

 

 

Your salvation is at the bottom: Select Text Boxes and Lists Only.

 

 

The fine print indicates that you inadvertently pressed Shift-F7 to change the setting, so gouge your F7 key, not the versatile Tab.

 

Or dont.

 

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MacTipper

In the article, you said that Shift-F7 switches the option. Actually, it's Ctrl-F7.

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