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It is a way to allow a user to press a key to be able to talk. This is a feature of some programs so that you are not constantly transmitting your voice.
Might you tell me what "push to talk" is and how it is used?
Thanks, sorry for the inrreuption.
On 12/22/16 16:36, Nimer Jaber wrote:
> TeamTalk is one that does distinguish between them, I believe that
> TeamSpeak does as well when mapping out keys for push to talk.
> On Thu, Dec 22, 2016 at 2:56 PM Gene <gsasner@...
> <mailto:gsasner@...>> wrote:
> I expect there are some cases, I don't know where, where a left or
> right modifier is required. If you turn on input help in NVDA and
> press modifiers, you will hear them distinguished such as right
> shift and left shift. If NVDA is aware of which modifier is being
> used, then presumably, programmers can designate that a specific
> modifier be used. But I can't recall ever seeing this done in any
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> Gene wrote, with regard to the ALT key:
> Shortcuts don't distinguish between which alt key is used in
> creating a shortcut command.
> I have never, ever seen one that does, either. On a recent thread
> on one of the blind-related technology lists someone made the
> assertion that there was a program that cared about whether, I
> believe, a left shift versus right shift button was pressed as part
> of a keyboard shortcut. Given what I know about keyboards and
> standard drivers for same, I have never, ever known of any
> duplicated key, e.g., ALT, CTRL, or SHIFT, to be distinguishable by
> the operating system based on which one is actually pressed. Their
> whole purpose for being duplicated is to allow modifications to be
> made conveniently (or relatively so) using whatever hand makes sense
> for each of the keys so that all keys of a multi-key shortcut can be
> depressed at once.
> By the way, and apropos of nothing, really, has anyone ever
> encountered anything longer than a 4-key-at-a-time-press keyboard
> shortcut? I believe I've encountered one or two of those and I'm
> not certain of that, but even three-key-at-a-time-press shortcuts
> are relatively rare when compared against two-key-press ones.
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