Re: FireFox and Other Browsers
I now as of 2 weeks ago use both NVDA and JAWS 2019 with FF 63. I get a better response with FF with JAWS. Still slow with NVDA. As far as the overall accessibility I have no problems. Now I know the extensions have been discussed. Not sure what works and what doesn’t work under quantum. Currently for this reason I’m not running any extentions or add-ons.
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I'm using Firefox 63.0.1, and have very little trouble with it. I'm using Windows 10 with latest updates. I"m using NVDA latest alpha, if that matters.
On 11/14/2018 8:50 AM, David Russell wrote:
Hello Group, In response to the posts by Gene, it is my understanding that FireFox 63 is not all that readily user-friendly for totally blind persons using a screen reader. I do not understand the reasons. I have been recommended to switch to Google Chrome and say bye-bye to FireFox as it is easily hacked and the changes made are seen as disastrous. That from an acquaintance who earns their living doing tech support. As to 'accessibility' if you can find articles from Intopia or Webaim that relate to FireFox and such, that may be your best bet. Each organization is heavy into accessibility interest. If I follow through with this recommend, Do I need mouse clicks to open GMail attachments if using Chrome as my primary browser? And, is Thunderbird compatible with Chrome? Of note, I found in a dated NVDA post from 2017 that Sophos was recommended as an Anti-virus program. In an attempt to download, it would not complete on my end and was said to be corrupt. Be careful with that one if considering Sophos. Thanks.