Re: Another NVDA question


Gene
 

The person wasn't asking about how to move around web pages.  He wanted the equivalent of the JAWS cursor.  That is not browse mode.  The equivalent or rough equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review.  Browse mode is an entirely different feature.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, November 07, 2017 2:48 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Another NVDA question

Gene,

 

What a strange thing to assert!

 

As I speak, I can use browse mode on this message and look around at areas that the live cursor cannot get to. I can also use this feature reading Word documents. I can, in fact, use it everywhere that the JAWS cursor moves to.

 

Would you like to clarify your statement?

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, November 6, 2017 10:44 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Another NVDA question

 

Browse mode doesn't apply.  It is used in web browsing and reading PDF documents.  It is a specific feature that certain browsers and PDF readers support.  The JAWS cursor equivalent is what is being asked about.

 

Gene

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Monday, November 06, 2017 4:40 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] Another NVDA question

 

Hi, Howard,
You will need NVDA's browse mode to move freely around the screen.
NVDA + space bar toggles between focus mode and browse mode. You can tell you are in browse mode when you hear a high  "pip" sound. When you are in focus mode you will hear a dropping "chopping" sound. A good idea is to turn on keyboard help with NVDA +1 Then try NVDA+ space bar and listen to what it describes as you repeat it a few times.

All the best,

Cearbhall

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-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Monday, November 6, 2017 10:05 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Another NVDA question

NVDA-b reads a dialogue. NVDA-numpad 7 changes review modes, sometimes screen review will read things, sometimes it won't. The next thing to look into, if neither of those work for you, is object navigation.


On 11/6/2017 14:48, Howard Traxler wrote:
> Could someone please tell me--or tell me where in the manual to find:
>
> Back when I was using jaws, I could turn on the "JAWS Cursor" and look
> all over the screen--or maybe the current window.  How can I get that
> effect in NVDA.  Many times  programs will give me a screen full of
> info and then just let me tab around a two or three button dialog:
> "yes, no, or cancel".  I'd sometimes like to read the question before
> I answer it.
>
> Thanks, anybody.
> Howard
>
>
>






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