Re: How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA


Gene
 

I don't know why that is.  Someone sent a drop box link you can try. 
Gene
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Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 8:30 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA

Hello,
I downloaded it from:
https://github.com/javidominguez/mozillascripts
I have downloaded it twice with the same results. When I change the file extension to .nvda-addon I get an error message.

Regards,
Greg Wocher


On 12/6/2017 8:03 AM, Gene wrote:
The question says:
Next I tried changing the file extension from .zip to .nvda-addon. When I hit enter on it to install I get an error saying it is missing a file or is in the wrong format.
 
Where was the file downloaded from, the Drop Box account or the web page that was given later? 
 
When something may be corrupted in a download and there is no error message, the first thing that should always be done is to download it again.  Downloads at times aren't correct and there are no error messages.  If the file still can't be run after a second download, maybe others will have more suggestions.
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----

From: Rui Fontes
Sent: Wednesday, December 06, 2017 6:24 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA

Change the .zip extension to .nvda-addon.


Rui



Às 12:14 de 06/12/2017, Greg Wocher escreveu:

Hello all,

    When I download this all I get is a zip file. When I extract it I am not able to find the add on file. Next I tried changing the file extension from .zip to .nvda-addon. When I hit enter on it to install I get an error saying it is missing a file or is in the wrong format. How can I get this add on installed?


Thanks,

Greg Wocher



On 12/5/2017 2:18 PM, Rui Fontes wrote:

Hello!


I don't know why this addon is not in the NVDA repository...


The address to get it is:

https://github.com/javidominguez/mozillascripts


Rui



Às 16:19 de 05/12/2017, Mary Otten escreveu:
Is there a reason this ad on is not on the official NVDA Adams page?
Mary


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On Dec 5, 2017, at 8:14 AM, Rui Fontes <rui.fontes@...> wrote:

Hello!


Here is the text of documentation.


If you have more douts, please say!


Mozilla Scripts
add-on that provides NVDA scripts for Mozilla
Firefox
• NVDA+A (desktop) or NVDA+Control+A (laptop) Reads the page address. If pressed twice quickly, copies it to clipboard.
• NVDA+End (desktop) or NVDA+Shift+End (laptop) Reads the status bar. If pressed twice quickly, copies it to clipboard.
• NVDA+F8 Shows a list of opened tabs. If pressed twice quickly, shows buttons of tool bar.
• NVDA+Control+N Reads the last notification and it takes the system focus to it if it is possible. By pressing two times quickly shows the history of notifications.
• NVDA+F6 Brings the focus to the document.
Thunderbird
• In a message window:
◦ Control+Shift+(1-4) Reads the sender and recipients of the message. If pressed twice quickly, opens the options menu.
◦ Control+Shift+5 Reads the subject of the message.
◦ Control+Shift+6 Reads date of the message.
◦ Control+Shift+A Brings the focus to the list of attachments, if any. (These scripts are also available in the list of messages if you activate the preview pane.)
• In the bar of fast filtering:
◦ Press down Arrow to display more options, enter to check/unchek the selected option.
• In messages list:
◦ If the preview pane is active, press NVDA+downArrow (desktop) or NVDA+A (laptop) to read the message without leaving the list.
◦ Control+NVDA+1-9 moves between columns.
◦ NVDA+H Displays a dialog in which you can change the order of the columns in the message list.
Keystrokes can be customized in Preferences of NVDA > Input gestures when Firefox or Thunderbird are open.


Rui Fontes



Às 15:49 de 05/12/2017, Sally Kiebdaj escreveu:
Hello Rui,

could you tell me a bit more about what this add-on does?

Thank you,
Sally

On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:49 AM, Sally Kiebdaj <fiddle.pup@...> wrote:
Hello Gene,

I like the bookmark idea and will probably go with that.

To answer some of your questions:

It seems to be a series of buttons, I think 3 in total. I have only ever heard the last two which say something along the lines of "open login page" and "close this message," respectively.

Using brows mode to navigate by buttons doesn't work as these buttons seem to not be in the main document. It was one of the first strategies I tried.

For now, I think the bookmark option is the simplest solution.

Thank you!
Sally

On Tue, Dec 5, 2017 at 10:45 AM, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
I don't know anything about the add on someone else sent.  I thought of another solution that might be the easiest.  Go to the login page and make a bookmark.  I can tell you how to use the bookmarks search feature to find it quickly and conveniently so you don't have to worry about where it is in the book marks list.  If it doesn't have a distinctive name, give it one when you save it to make it easy to find with the book marks search feature.  Then open a new page when you want to log in and use the book mark to go directly to the login page.  That may be the best solution.
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Gene
Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 9:17 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA

I doubt it.  When a dialog opens on a web page, NVDA says the word "dialog."  Have you gotten to the alert message or heard its entire text?  On the new page you open, what is this option; is it a link?  Instead of tabbing until you get to it on the new page, use the screen-reader search function and search from the top of the page for the word "open."  See if you can find whatever it is on the page.  If you can't find it, I may find something in firefox that makes finding the alert easier. 
 
Gene
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Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 8:38 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA

It calls itself an alert and I do get to it eventually by tabbing. Do you still think it is a dialogue?

Thanks!

Sally


On 12/1/2017 9:13 AM, Adriani Botez wrote:
This is probably a web dialog. Not a notification. If you install the last release candidate RC 3 of NVDA, then you can find web dialogs by pressing o.

Best
Adriani



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Am 01.12.2017 um 15:00 schrieb Sally Kiebdaj <fiddle.pup@...>:

Is there a hotkey for the alerts about logging into a wifi network? I am currently in a building where the wifi needs a sign in after 10 minutes of inactivity and I can't figure out how to get to that sign in page quickly and easily. For now, I am opening a new window in firefox and tabbing around until I find the "open login page" option.


There must be a better way to do this.....

Thanks!

Sally


On 11/30/2017 11:29 AM, Gene wrote:
Do you mean stop redirection notices?  Alt a is announced as the allow command at the end of the announcement.  If you want to turn off the notification completely, I'll write instructions in another message. 
 
To tell Firefox not to offer to remember passwords, do the following.
New main steps start on new lines:
Alt t then o to open options. 
After waiting a moment, tab once.  You are now in a list of categories.
Start down arrowing until you get to security.
If down arrowing stops moving you before you get there, up arrow once then continue down arrowing.
Once you get to security, start tabbing until you get to a checkbox that says something like remember logins.  Uncheck it with the space bar.  You won't be asked any longer.
There is no ok button in this dialog-like structure.  Settings take immediate effect.  This is a web page in the browser and since you are on a web page that mimics a dialog, do whatever you want to do that you would do while on a web page after you change the setting.  That is, go to another page by using a book mark, close the browser, etc.
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Mary Otten
Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2017 9:59 AM
Subject: [nvda] How to access Firefox notifications with NVDA

I am using the extended service release of Firefox on windows 10 machine with the stable release of NVDA. Sometimes Firefox will put up notices, such as when it offers to remember passwords or when it informs you that has blocked a redirection from the site. How can I access these in order to either tell it I don’t want it to save a password or that I do wanted to allow a redirection?
Mary


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