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Keyboard interaction

All the Kanban actions can be controlled by keyboard keys using the allowKeyboard property, which is set to true by default. The following are the standard keys that work on Kanban:

Keys Description
Alt + j Focuses the Kanban element [provided from application end].
Home Moves the selection to the first card of Kanban.
End Moves the selection to the last card of Kanban.
Left or Right Arrow or Page Up or Page Down Moves the selection to the previous, next, top, or bottom cards in the Kanban board on pressing any of these keys.
Ctrl + Up Arrow Collapses all the swimlane rows.
Ctrl + Down Arrow Expands all the swimlane rows.
Ctrl + Left Arrow Collapses the selected card column.
Ctrl + Right Arrow Expands the selected card column.
Alt + Up Arrow Collapses the selected card swimlane row.
Alt + Down Arrow Expands the selected card swimlane row.
Shift + Up Arrow Selects the multiple cards on top direction. [Selects multiple cards within the swimlanes]
Shift + Down Arrow Selects the multiple cards on bottom direction. [Selects multiple cards within the swimlanes]
Shift + Left Arrow Selects the multiple cards on left direction. [Selects multiple cards within the swimlanes]
Shift + Right Arrow Selects the multiple cards on right direction. [Selects multiple cards within the swimlanes]

Disable keyboard interaction

Disables all the functionalities in the Kanban board performed using keyboard by setting the allowKeyboard properties to false.

Source
Preview
index.ts
index.html
datasource.ts
import { Kanban } from '@syncfusion/ej2-kanban';
import { kanbanData } from './datasource.ts';

let kanbanObj: Kanban = new Kanban({
    dataSource: kanbanData,
    keyField: 'Status',
    allowKeyboard: false,
    columns: [
        { headerText: 'Backlog', keyField: 'Open', allowToggle: true },
        { headerText: 'In Progress', keyField: 'InProgress', allowToggle: true },
        { headerText: 'Testing', keyField: 'Testing', allowToggle: true },
        { headerText: 'Done', keyField: 'Close', allowToggle: true }
    ],
    cardSettings: {
        contentField: 'Summary',
        headerField: 'Id'
    },
    swimlaneSettings: {
        keyField: 'Assignee'
    }
});
kanbanObj.appendTo('#Kanban');
<!DOCTYPE html>
<html lang="en">

<head>
    <title>Disable Keyboard Functionalities</title>
    <meta charset="utf-8" />
    <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1.0" />
    <meta name="description" content="Disable Kanban keyboard functionalities" />
    <meta name="author" content="Syncfusion" />
    <link href="index.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-base/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-buttons/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-inputs/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-dropdowns/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-layouts/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-navigations/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-popups/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <link href="//cdn.syncfusion.com/ej2/ej2-kanban/styles/material.css" rel="stylesheet" />
    <script src="https://cdnjs.cloudflare.com/ajax/libs/systemjs/0.19.38/system.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
    <script src="systemjs.config.js" type="text/javascript"></script>
</head>

<body>
    <div id='loader'>LOADING....</div>
    <div id='container'>
        <div class="content-wrapper">
            <div id="Kanban"></div>
        </div>
    </div>
</body>

</html>
export let kanbanData: Object[] = [
    {
        'Id': 1,
        'Status': 'Open',
        'Summary': 'Analyze the new requirements gathered from the customer.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Analyze,Customer',
        'Estimate': 3.5,
        'Assignee': 'Nancy Davloio',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 2,
        'Status': 'InProgress',
        'Summary': 'Improve application performance',
        'Type': 'Improvement',
        'Priority': 'Normal',
        'Tags': 'Improvement',
        'Estimate': 6,
        'Assignee': 'Andrew Fuller',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 3,
        'Status': 'Open',
        'Summary': 'Arrange a web meeting with the customer to get new requirements.',
        'Type': 'Others',
        'Priority': 'Critical',
        'Tags': 'Meeting',
        'Estimate': 5.5,
        'Assignee': 'Janet Leverling',
        'RankId': 2
    },
    {
        'Id': 4,
        'Status': 'InProgress',
        'Summary': 'Fix the issues reported in the IE browser.',
        'Type': 'Bug',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'IE',
        'Estimate': 2.5,
        'Assignee': 'Janet Leverling',
        'RankId': 2
    },
    {
        'Id': 5,
        'Status': 'Testing',
        'Summary': 'Fix the issues reported by the customer.',
        'Type': 'Bug',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Customer',
        'Estimate': '3.5',
        'Assignee': 'Steven walker',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 6,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Arrange a web meeting with the customer to get the login page requirements.',
        'Type': 'Others',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Meeting',
        'Estimate': 2,
        'Assignee': 'Michael Suyama',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 7,
        'Status': 'Validate',
        'Summary': 'Validate new requirements',
        'Type': 'Improvement',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Validation',
        'Estimate': 1.5,
        'Assignee': 'Robert King',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 8,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Login page validation',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Validation,Fix',
        'Estimate': 2.5,
        'Assignee': 'Laura Callahan',
        'RankId': 2
    },
    {
        'Id': 9,
        'Status': 'Testing',
        'Summary': 'Fix the issues reported in Safari browser.',
        'Type': 'Bug',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Fix,Safari',
        'Estimate': 1.5,
        'Assignee': 'Nancy Davloio',
        'RankId': 2
    },
    {
        'Id': 10,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Test the application in the IE browser.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Testing,IE',
        'Estimate': 5.5,
        'Assignee': 'Margaret hamilt',
        'RankId': 3
    },
    {
        'Id': 11,
        'Status': 'Validate',
        'Summary': 'Validate the issues reported by the customer.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'High',
        'Tags': 'Validation,Fix',
        'Estimate': 1,
        'Assignee': 'Steven walker',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 12,
        'Status': 'Testing',
        'Summary': 'Check Login page validation.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Testing',
        'Estimate': 0.5,
        'Assignee': 'Michael Suyama',
        'RankId': 3
    },
    {
        'Id': 13,
        'Status': 'Open',
        'Summary': 'API improvements.',
        'Type': 'Improvement',
        'Priority': 'High',
        'Tags': 'Grid,API',
        'Estimate': 3.5,
        'Assignee': 'Robert King',
        'RankId': 3
    },
    {
        'Id': 14,
        'Status': 'InProgress',
        'Summary': 'Add responsive support to application',
        'Type': 'Epic',
        'Priority': 'Critical',
        'Tags': 'Responsive',
        'Estimate': 6,
        'Assignee': 'Laura Callahan',
        'RankId': 3
    },
    {
        'Id': 15,
        'Status': 'Open',
        'Summary': 'Show the retrieved data from the server in grid control.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'High',
        'Tags': 'Database,SQL',
        'Estimate': 5.5,
        'Assignee': 'Margaret hamilt',
        'RankId': 4
    },
    {
        'Id': 16,
        'Status': 'InProgress',
        'Summary': 'Fix cannot open user’s default database SQL error.',
        'Priority': 'Critical',
        'Type': 'Bug',
        'Tags': 'Database,Sql2008',
        'Estimate': 2.5,
        'Assignee': 'Janet Leverling',
        'RankId': 4
    },
    {
        'Id': 17,
        'Status': 'Testing',
        'Summary': 'Fix the issues reported in data binding.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Normal',
        'Tags': 'Databinding',
        'Estimate': '3.5',
        'Assignee': 'Janet Leverling',
        'RankId': 4
    },
    {
        'Id': 18,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Analyze SQL server 2008 connection.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Grid,Sql',
        'Estimate': 2,
        'Assignee': 'Andrew Fuller',
        'RankId': 4
    },
    {
        'Id': 19,
        'Status': 'Validate',
        'Summary': 'Validate databinding issues.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Validation',
        'Estimate': 1.5,
        'Assignee': 'Margaret hamilt',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 20,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Analyze grid control.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'High',
        'Tags': 'Analyze',
        'Estimate': 2.5,
        'Assignee': 'Margaret hamilt',
        'RankId': 5
    },
    {
        'Id': 21,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Stored procedure for initial data binding of the grid.',
        'Type': 'Others',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Databinding',
        'Estimate': 1.5,
        'Assignee': 'Steven walker',
        'RankId': 6
    },
    {
        'Id': 22,
        'Status': 'Close',
        'Summary': 'Analyze stored procedures.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Release Breaker',
        'Tags': 'Procedures',
        'Estimate': 5.5,
        'Assignee': 'Janet Leverling',
        'RankId': 7
    },
    {
        'Id': 23,
        'Status': 'Validate',
        'Summary': 'Validate editing issues.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Critical',
        'Tags': 'Editing',
        'Estimate': 1,
        'Assignee': 'Nancy Davloio',
        'RankId': 1
    },
    {
        'Id': 24,
        'Status': 'Testing',
        'Summary': 'Test editing functionality.',
        'Type': 'Story',
        'Priority': 'Normal',
        'Tags': 'Editing,Test',
        'Estimate': 0.5,
        'Assignee': 'Nancy Davloio',
        'RankId': 5
    },
    {
        'Id': 25,
        'Status': 'Open',
        'Summary': 'Enhance editing functionality.',
        'Type': 'Improvement',
        'Priority': 'Low',
        'Tags': 'Editing',
        'Estimate': 3.5,
        'Assignee': 'Andrew Fuller',
        'RankId': 5
    }
];