GNOME 2.0 Desktop for the Solaris Operating Environment Accessibility Guide

To Navigate Trees

A tree is a user interface control that contains sections that you can expand and collapse. A tree usually represents a hierarchical structure.

Figure 3–12 Sample Tree Structure


To navigate trees, you can use the same keyboard shortcuts that are listed in To Navigate Lists. In addition, the following table lists the keyboard shortcuts you can use for the tree items.



+ (plus)

Expand the focused item. 

- (minus)

Collapse the focused item. 

Back Space

Select the parent item.