Setting Tab Stops
Tab stops are boxes (fields) at which the cursor stops when the TAB (or ENTER) key is depressed. The Designate Tab Stop Utility minimizes keystrokes by enabling/disabling tab stops for any tax form.
Launching The Designate Tab Stop Utility
To set/reset a tab stop, right-click directly on the caption of the box. If the box is not a required tab stop¹, the Designate Tab Stop Utility will be displayed. For example, if you right-click directly on the caption Account Number of the Account Number box of Form 1099, the Designate Tab Stop Utility is displayed,
Designate Tab Stop for Account number
Designated tab stops display their caption in red or black.
Non designated tab stops display their captions in maroon or gray.
Testing Tab Stops
Depress the TAB (or ENTER) key repeatedly to move the cursor around the form.