Re: can't use the letter K to get from link to link


Gene
 

Always use cursor keys to navigate within web pages is set properly for screen-reader use by default.  As I recall, its off.  Navigation by screen-readers is done in browser mode by the screen-reader, not by the browser. 
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
From: zahra
Sent: Wednesday, November 15, 2017 2:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] can't use the letter K to get from link to link

hello.
did you test with firefox?
in firefox, tools, options, find the last item which is advance.
advance in options, has five parts.
the first part is general and the first item is Always use the cursor
keys to navigate within pages

press space on it to activate it!
hope that help, God bless you all!

On 11/15/17, Jacob Kruger <jacob@...> wrote:
> First thing is to just open something as simple as notepad, and, make
> sure all the normal key combinations work like they should - things like
> ' ", shift + number row keys, etc. - that's a common symptom if, for
> example, someone has switched over to UK english keyboard layout, but,
> is used to the US english layout.
>
>
> Then, think the easiest way to double-check is to find the control
> panel, find language, and, tab around the window that should come up,
> until you find something like a list of languages installed, and, for
> example, mine is there set to English (South Africa). Keyboard layout:
> US. Available for download
> Keyboard layout: US.
>
>
> But, this might not be relevant at all, if the keyboard operates
> normally in other contexts, and, would then just suggest trying it out
> in a different browser to see if it still misbehaves, since that would
> then point out that it might indeed be an NVDA configuration issue?
>
>
> Stay well
>
>
> Jacob Kruger
> Blind Biker
> Skype: BlindZA
> "Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."
>
> On 2017/11/15 09:13, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:
>>
>> I'm using the latest version of windows 10 which is the fall creators
>> update.
>>
>> *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] *On Behalf Of
>> *Jacob Kruger
>> *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 11:06 PM
>> *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
>> *Subject:* Re: [nvda] can't use the letter K to get from link to link
>>
>> Really depends on operating system version, and, honestly, it was just
>> a form of guess - if keyboard works fine in other contexts, then it's
>> somewhat unlikely?
>>
>> Stay well
>>
>> Jacob Kruger
>> Blind Biker
>> Skype: BlindZA
>> "Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."
>>
>> On 2017/11/15 08:43, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:
>>
>>     How do I change that?
>>
>>     *From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>     [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Jacob Kruger
>>     *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 10:19 PM
>>     *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>     *Subject:* Re: [nvda] can't use the letter K to get from link to link
>>
>>     Makes me think that maybe your input language has been set to some
>>     language other than US english, and, so, your keyboard is behaving
>>     oddly?
>>
>>     Jacob Kruger
>>
>>     Blind Biker
>>
>>     Skype: BlindZA
>>
>>     "Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."
>>
>>     On 2017/11/15 04:39, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:
>>
>>         The weird thing is that it happens in internet explorer. Not
>>         only that but if I'm trying to read a title bar in IE, I get
>>         "0 T" instead of the insert key. I don't have that problem in
>>         microsoft edge.
>>
>>         *From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>         [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Christopher-Mark
>>         Gilland
>>         *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 6:10 PM
>>         *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>         *Subject:* Re: [nvda] can't use the letter K to get from link
>>         to link
>>
>>         Aa, sounds like somehow your NVDA key got unmapped from the
>>         insert key. Go into the NVDA menu, then preferences, general,
>>         and make sure that the NVDA modifier for insert is checked. If
>>         you wind up having to check it, then be sure to save your
>>         configuration afterwards with NVDA+CTRL+C.
>>
>>         ---
>>         Christopher Gilland
>>         Co-founder of Genuine Safe Haven Ministries
>>
>>         http://www.gshministry.org
>>         (980) 500-9575
>>
>>             ----- Original Message -----
>>
>>             *From:* Rosemarie Chavarria <mailto:knitqueen2007@...>
>>
>>             *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>
>>             *Sent:* Tuesday, November 14, 2017 5:27 PM
>>
>>             *Subject:* [nvda] can't use the letter K to get from link
>>             to link
>>
>>             Hi, everyone,
>>
>>             Recently I had to have my computer repaired. Yesterday I
>>             brought it home from the shop but found that now I can't
>>             get to the links list with NVDA f-7 or the letter K.
>>             Whoever repaired my computer must have changed some
>>             settings on it. I have the proper boxes checked but don't
>>             know why this isn't working. Here is what I was trying to
>>             do. I wanted to go to the Gmail site to find out if I had
>>             messages in my spam folder that aren't spam. When I hit K
>>             to go from link to link, all I get is K and nothing else.
>>             When I hit NVDA f-7 to go to the links list, I get a
>>             message asking if I want to turn on caret browsing. What
>>             could bee causing this?
>>
>>             Thanks for your help in advance.
>>
>>             Rosemarie
>>
>>
>
>


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