Re: having multiple webpages opened when using NVDA?
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I would venture to say that if it involves the insert key, it is a screenreader command.
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Subject: Re: [nvda] having multiple webpages opened when using NVDA?
A big shout out to Gene, Jonathan, & Sylvie for all reinforcing the importance of knowing the difference between application program or Windows OS keyboard shortcuts and screen reader shortcuts.
When shortcuts "are your life" (and even when they aren't) it's very easy to lose track of which shortcuts are processed by what layer - screen reader, program, or OS - but knowing which it is can really make your life much easier. The CTRL+T for "open new
tab" command is universal, or very nearly so [as I've not hit an exception yet], within all web browsers.
A huge number of the keyboard shortcuts that any of use use are Windows OS keyboard shortcuts. Microsoft now has a great page documenting same which allows you to choose which version of Windows you wish to get them for via a dropdown box near the very top
of the page:
Windows Keyboard Shortcuts. While the old tried and true ones from all prior versions of Windows remain unchanged, there are a number of new ones, mostly using WinKey plus something, but a few others as well, that are new to Windows 10.
Brian - Windows 10 Home,
64-Bit, Version 1709, Build 16299 (dot level on request - it changes too often to keep in signature)
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