Re: Getting to chat messages during a call in Skype forWindows 10.


David Moore
 

Just keep NVDA in Brows mode, and use all of the navigation commands like on a web site!

I love Skype 8 for that reason.

It is much easier than tabbing in the Win10 app!

David Moore

 

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From: Lenron
Sent: Tuesday, September 11, 2018 4:19 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Getting to chat messages during a call in Skype forWindows 10.

 

It's not as bad as it seems. I use it pretty well hear the only thing

I am not a fan of is having to pull up the chat when in a call but it

can be done.

 

On 9/11/18, Shaun Everiss <sm.everiss@...> wrote:

> Hmmm its quite confusing to me, I will look at it again then.

> On 9/11/2018 6:40 PM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

>> it's actually very easy to get to chat messages in Skype and

>> everything else. Use your quickness Keith such as S4 forms E4 edit

>> Boxes Etc. I can get around faster than I could ever with Skype 7. It

>> is a breeze and I've been using it for a job that uses Skype, in fact

>> I just talked to classes this week using Skype 8 for Windows. I've

>> been using the last client now for about 6 months and love it.

>> 

>> 

>> On September 10, 2018 23:14:29 "Felix G."

>> <constantlyvariable@...> wrote:

>> 

>>> I wonder why so many developers think tabbing around is our favorite

>>> mode of navigation. It's good for familiarizing ourselves with

>>> something, but as the only way of getting around it's inefficient. For

>>> any sighted dev lurking here, it's like having to click every button

>>> in between where focus is and where you'd like it to be. You would

>>> start hating it after some time. ;)

>>> Best,

>>> Felix

>>> Am Di., 11. Sep. 2018 um 02:11 Uhr schrieb John Isige <gwynn@...>:

>>>> 

>>>> Oh huh! Maybe I'll try that then. If you figure it out that would be

>>>> great but I kind of started using the app because I didn't think you

>>>> could use the desktop version after 7. The other big thing I don't like

>>>> about the app is that if I don't get to the notifications in time, like

>>>> if I'm away from the computer, it leaves this window up that just says

>>>> "new notification" and I can't get rid of it. So it kind of messes with

>>>> switching apps and stuff, or if I close an app instead of going

>>>> right to

>>>> the desktop I have to hit win-m because I'm in the new notification

>>>> window. Other than that it doesn't seem too bad, I have to open it if I

>>>> want to write longer messages but I've been dealing with that OK. Being

>>>> able to write shorter messages right from the notification is kind of

>>>> handy really.

>>>> 

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>>>> On 9/10/2018 17:42, hurrikennyandopo ... wrote:

>>>> > Hi

>>>> >

>>>> >

>>>> > Ok i have both on this computer but only using the skype 8.2 version

>>>> > which is the desk top version. I will log out of that one and have a

>>>> > look back in the other one to see.

>>>> >

>>>> >

>>>> > Gene nz

>>>> >

>>>> >

>>>> >

>>>> > On 11/09/2018 10:37 AM, John Isige wrote:

>>>> >> "Please note, this is Skype for Windows 10, not Skype 8." So

>>>> yeah, not

>>>> >> Skype 8.2, but the app version for Windows 10. I'm pretty sure

>>>> Windows

>>>> >> 10 won't let you run the not app version, at least the last time I

>>>> >> tried downloading and installing 8, it told me I'd have a better

>>>> >> experience if I installed from the Microsoft store and gave me an OK

>>>> >> button, and that's it. I could go back to 7 since they seem to be

>>>> >> keeping it around, but I'm really trying to get used to whatever

>>>> >> Microsoft wants me to use so I don't have to worry so much about

>>>> >> what's maybe being killed when and then oh no it turns out that was

>>>> >> wrong and so on.

>>>> >>

>>>> >>

>>>> >> On 9/10/2018 17:28, hurrikennyandopo ... wrote:

>>>> >>> hi

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> Is it the app version which is on windows 10? or the skype 8.2

>>>> desktop

>>>> >>> version?

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> Gene nz

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>>

>>>> >>> On 11/09/2018 10:04 AM, John Isige wrote:

>>>> >>>> Hey all. Ran into something today for the first time. I was in

>>>> a call

>>>> >>>> with somebody and wanted to send them a link in a chat. Skype kept

>>>> >>>> telling me that call controls were shown. There was an option

>>>> to hide

>>>> >>>> the chat, but no way that I could tell to get into the area

>>>> where I

>>>> >>>> could type a message. Tabbing through the buttons there was an

>>>> area

>>>> >>>> where NVDA read nothing and I thought that might be it, but it

>>>> turned

>>>> >>>> out not to be. So how do I get to where I can type/send a link

>>>> in a

>>>> >>>> chat to the person I'm in a call with? I checked the hotkeys and I

>>>> >>>> don't see anything that immediately jumps out at me as relevant.

>>>> >>>> Please note, this is Skype for Windows 10, not Skype 8.

>>>> >>>>

>>>> >>>>

>>>> >>>> Funnily enough I was trying to send them a link to the NVDA basic

>>>> >>>> training. I ended up emailing them instead which was good

>>>> because I

>>>> >>>> sent them a bunch of other links too. Still, I'd like to know

>>>> how to

>>>> >>>> be able to do that when in a call. I assume it's possible.

>>>> There are

>>>> >>>> also other functions, e.g. sending a file, that I couldn't get to

>>>> >>>> either, e.g. with tab. The set of controls on the screen was

>>>> pretty

>>>> >>>> limited.

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