Change the preference to submit a form with the enter key By default, pressing the Enter key in a simple, one-line, choice list, or a Boolean field submits the form. Before you beginRole required: admin About this taskA system preference controls this behavior, and it can be deactivated. Procedure From the left navigation pane, select User Administration > User Preferences. Select the enter_submits_form preference. Set the value to false. Click Update. The change does not take effect until user preferences are reloaded either at login or when a session is created.