I have an editable report in a form how do I 'tab' into it? My users like to tab through the forms, but can't tab into/out of the report. Is there a keyboard shortcut?

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If you're big into keyboard shortcuts (and you should be) you probably use the tab key to hop between fields on your forms. 

So I'm looking for a keyboard shortcut to hop into an editable report on my form.

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I am sure you could create a shortcut with script but it isn't clear where in the grid edit you want to place focus on. What do you want to happen when the form has partial data in it?
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I didn't realize I had choices, I assumed the user would be on the field before the report, press the keyboard shortcut and then 'tab' into the first cell of the first row every time. So whether the report had 0, 1 or n records, it always hopped there. Then when they are ready to move on in the report they 'tab' to the field that follows the report.

If it could be fancier and the user could hop into the report from anywhere on the form and then hop back to where they were, they would be neat but I assume would be significantly more work.
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>I didn't realize I had choices,

You can put an accesskey on any element in the DOM. QuickBase used to have accesskeys in the old interface - I think Control+S would save the record. But with script you can do just about anything you want. The only problem with making it work in grid edit is that you have to hunt around a bit and investigate. I might look at this when I have free time but not now.
FWIW:
WIki on Access Keys https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Access_key