uses JAWS commands for a couple of things, but any NVDA user
should be able to "translate" to NVDA with relative ease.
Creating a Desktop Shortcut for a Program/App Under
1. Go to your
desktop and make sure nothing is selected. To do this: press
CONTROL plus SPACE, then JAWS (or other screen reader) should
say, “Not Selected.” If you need to, hit CTRL+SPACE again.
Applications/Menu Key or SHIFT plus F10, and Arrow down to the
New Submenu, then press ENTER.
3. ARROW down to
Shortcut then press ENTER.
4. When it asks
you to type the location of the shortcut, type:
5. TAB to the
Next button then press ENTER.
6. When it asks
for a name for the shortcut, press the DELETE key then type:
7. TAB to the
Finish button, then press ENTER.
8. Now, on your
desktop, you will have a shortcut that reads: AppsFolder
9. If you press
ENTER on this shortcut, a special Windows system folder will
open containing all of your apps.
10. Now, create
any shortcut for an app as follows:
11. Press ENTER
on the AppsFolder icon.
First-letter Navigation to find and select the app for which you
want the shortcut on your desktop.
13. ARROW down to
Create Shortcut, then press ENTER.
14. When it tells
you that a shortcut can’t be created here, and it asks if you
want a shortcut on the desktop, press ENTER on Yes.
15. That’s it.
Now you will have a shortcut for your desired app on the
desktop, along with the AppsFolder shortcut, which you can use
later when you need to create another desktop shortcut.
Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version
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they have existed for all time; there is always a
well-known solution to every human problem — neat,
plausible, and wrong.
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