Deactivate form submission with the Enter key By default, when you press the Enter key in a simple one-line text field, a choice list, or a Boolean field, the form is submitted. Before you beginRole required: admin About this taskYou can use a system preference to deactivate this feature if you do not want the Enter key to submit the form. 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.