Tag Sources search window Search button

It would be helpful if the "Search"-button in the search window for the Tag Sources defaulted to the enter key. Currently this button has to activated (by mouse) to perform a search and the enter key has no function.


If the search fields are already filled in, the Search button has the focus ring and can be triggered by using the Space bar key. If not, you can navigate to the button using the tab key. After selecting one of the search results, the Enter key confirms and goes Next.

This is of course only possible if you've enabled keyboard navigation to move focus between controls on macOS. If you haven't done that yet, here are the details:

You can use your keyboard like a mouse to navigate and interact with items onscreen. Use the Tab key and arrow keys to navigate, then press Space bar to select an item.

  1. Choose Apple menu  > System Preferences, then click Keyboard.
  2. Click Shortcuts.
  3. From the bottom of the preferences window, select ”Use keyboard navigation to move focus between controls.” In macOS Mojave, this setting appears as an ”All controls” button instead.

Thank you! I didn't know about the space key and for me that works in 99% of the cases.

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The next version will also set the focus to the results list after searching, so that selection can be made directly via arrow up and down.

Love it! Can't wait!

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