Another technique that works on a few pages where NVDA does not
see or does not activate buttons is to move to just before where
the button is located and then to switch to edit mode with insert
+ space bar. ten use the tab key to move to the button or
sometimes it will say clickable item. Then press space bar or
enter and sometimes a player or link will be activated. I see this
with the Tunein website for premium content.
the play button may be a control in a Flash player. Try
going to the page, then make sure you are at the top, Type the
letter o and see if you land on an embedded object. Press enter
and try tabbing and shift tabbing. Do you see any buttons?
Also, if that doesn't work, start over. Close and reopen the
browser, go to the web page again, make sure you are at the top
then type o to move to the embedded object. Now route the mouse
to the current location of the object navigator with the command
numpad insert numpad slash, the same key as for left click.
Now press numpad slash by itself to left click the embedded
object. Does the file start to play?
Remember two things when following these instructions for
working with the mouse. First, before starting the second set
of instructions, make sure you are in object review. Issue the
command numpad insert numpad 1. If you hear somethin like no
previous review, you will already be in object review. If you
hear something that isn't object review but some other review,
continue to issue the command until you get to object review.
Remember not to press enter on the embedded object.
And one more thing:
When I said to start over and close the browser, then open it
and go to the page again, I did so to avoid any possible
problems. I wanted you to start from the beginning so we both
knew exactly what you were doing. But when not learning from
these instructions, you don't have to do that. You can, as I
recall, return to the page by using a book mark without closing
the browser first. That will save you time. But if you can't
get the file to play, you can try closing the browser first to
see if that makes any difference. you can't get the file to
play, you can close the browser, as I said initially.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 3:51 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA doesn't always see buttons on a
Hi, NVDA doesn’t see the play button on a
webpage however Jaws sees it. What is the reason for this?