tab key

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Noun1.tab key - the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulationtab key - the key on a typewriter or a word processor that causes a tabulation
key - a lever (as in a keyboard) that actuates a mechanism when depressed
typewriter keyboard - a keyboard for manually entering characters to be printed
Translations

tab key

nTabtaste f; (on typewriter) → Tabulatortaste f
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Although these results may appear to be almost the same as the step 2 results, this "pasting as text" process transforms the numbers from formatted bullet numbers into actual text numbers, each followed by a tab character. Next, highlight the list and replace each unwanted tab character with a space character.
Forwarded messages are indented by a tab character, which is usually eight characters.