Re: Windows 10: Firefox 59 Unusable with NVDA

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Cearbhall O'Meadhra" <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 24, 2018 5:54 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Windows 10: Firefox 59 Unusable with NVDA


I am using Firefox 59.0 64 bit in Windows 10 with latest NVDA.

When I use Firefox, I cannot open some links. If you try the web site <> you will find that Firefox opens the links to the associated pages on the web site but not to the attached .PDF files. For example, open “Brochures Page”. When this page opens you will see that it is laid out in sets of HTML tables containing a link to a .pdf brochure in each cell of the table. The brochure files are held on the website.

When I press tab to get to any of these links, NVDA echoes that I am on the link and numpad 5 confirms this. I press space bar to open it. This has always worked up to last month but Now, all that happens is that Firefox opens a new tab with nothing in it!

I tried using JAWS to see if this was a problem for NVDA alone but JAWS was also unable to open the link so, I think it is a Firefox problem.

Does NVDA have another means of opening a link besides the space bar, the application key, numpad * or numpad enter, … All of these do nothing!

Would you try the link <> and see if you are having the same trouble?

All the best,


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