Navigating Search Results with Keyboard

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Beck
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Navigating Search Results with Keyboard

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Hi all,

I'm using Scrivener to write and the ⌘Y icon to go back and forth from Bookends to enter citations.

I figured out that when I first get into Bookends after typing ⌘Y, I can press TAB to activate the search without using my mouse. Is there a mouseless way to jump down to the search results and navigate them? I can imagine a scenario, when I only need one citation, that doing so would make the whole interaction quite seamless.

Thanks,
Beck

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Re: Navigating Search Results with Keyboard

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Which search? Online? Live Search field? Find?

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I mean the search in the top right and the search result lists. I've attached an annotated screenshot.
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Hm, a tab used to do it but that was apparently lost when the new toolbar was added. I'll look into that.

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👍 Thanks, Jon!

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It turns out that it's currently not possible. To make it so would take much more work than you'd imagine, so it's something I wouldn't undertake lightly, but I'll keep it in mind.

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Re: Navigating Search Results with Keyboard

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Thanks for the update, Jon. The floating citation manager allows for a mouseless experience, so there are alternatives to keep one's hands on 10 and 2, so to speak.

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