Re: find command


When you use insert control f, do you hear search dialog if you wait for speech after issuing the command?  That is what you should hear when the NVDA search dialog comes up.  I didn't see when I read your message the first time, that you have tried NVDA f so I gave that command in my first message.  Also, I find at times, and I don't know if this has been corrected in later versions than I am using, that if ai do a search, sometimes the search lands on a line that doesn't contain what I am searching for.  Repeating the search from where I am causes it to work properly. 

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Sent: Thursday, November 01, 2018 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] find command


Is the insert key your modifier key or another like the caps lock or extended insert key? It would be that one you chose but you probably are using the right one. for example nvda key +ctrl + letter f key.

Gene nz

On 2/11/2018 7:41 AM, Ervin, Glenn wrote:


I have never had luck on a web page with NVDA finding text.

I have tried control + F

Insert + F

And insert + control + F

And it never finds text that is on the web page.

Does anyone know what I’m doing wrong?





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