Why can’t we tab through code hints?

I’ve tried every major code editor out there (and a few text editors) and none of them let you tab through the code completion hints.

I’ve tried the following:

None of them support this! The only editor that ever did support this was Aptana and they gave up on PHP.

Why do I have to move my hand from where I am typing to the arrow keys or to my mouse and select an option. Why not let us tab through the list of choices? This is clearly a better approach to UX (user experience). Firefox and IE both allow you to do this from the URL box. And I wrote about how to configure Opera to allow tabbing through the URL bar. Unfortunately Google Chrome and Safari don’t support it.

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