It is possible to move between inputs using tab keyboard button? Now I cannot. Do I need to set anything? I have GIMP 2.8.14 on Lubuntu 14.04. See the picture


Yes you should be able to hit tab to move between controls (GIMP calls them widgets).
In older versions of GIMP you could configure this by going to

  • File / Preferences / Interface / Hotkeys / Dialogues / Jump to widget

In My GIMP 2.8 the option doesn't appear to be available - but when I hit tab the focus moves from one control to the next.

I would try going to

  • File / Preferences / Interface /
  • then select
  • Reset keyboard shortcuts to default values

And see if it restores tabbing for you

  • I reset shortcuts but without result. Normally, when I hit tab in GIMP 2.8 then all widgets dissapear, only opened picture is displayed. I try to find tab shortbut between keyboard shortcuts settings but there is none such option. – Jasom Dotnet Dec 14 '15 at 8:49
  • If all widgets disappear, then the image has the keyboard focus - Tab is the hotkey to hide and show the docks in this case. You should file a bug with Lubuntu, they can research it and determine whether it is specific to their distro, and report it upstream if necessary – Michael Schumacher Dec 21 '15 at 0:04

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