Skip to main content

This content has been archived and is no longer being updated. Links may not function; however, this content may be relevant to outdated versions of the product.

Support Article

Field content cleared when using the Tab key



On using the Tab key (on the keyboard) to move to a different field, in a repeating grid, the content in the input field is cleared.

Error Messages

Not Applicable

Steps to Reproduce

  1. Create a repeating grid with two columns. One column includes a dropdown (local list is the source) and the other includes an input field (with custom Javascript field mask)
  2. Add a new row and select a value from the dropdown
  3. Press the Tab key and input a value in the field
  4. Press the Tab key again (content is cleared from the input field)

Root Cause

An issue in the custom application code or rules. Custom control is used to input the phone value.


Perform the following local-change to resolve the issue:

Use Pega out-of-the-box control, pxPhone.

Suggest Edit

Published September 24, 2017 - Updated October 8, 2020

Did you find this content helpful? Yes No

Have a question? Get answers now.

Visit the Collaboration Center to ask questions, engage in discussions, share ideas, and help others.

We'd prefer it if you saw us at our best.

Pega Community has detected you are using a browser which may prevent you from experiencing the site as intended. To improve your experience, please update your browser.

Close Deprecation Notice
Contact us