Re: Reviewing the screen, help

Howard Traxler <howard@...>

Another problem I have is in the results of a search; should I enter a search in "this PC", the results come out in a list which I can read by down arrow.  The first down arrow tells me the file name and all its details.  When I review the line it only says the name; no details.  Any further results down the list only say the name.  I think I don't know how to read the details again and maybe even spell.  I'm just not quick enough to catch it all the first time.  As I go down the list of (sometimes) very many names, I might find one that I wish to know the location.  Can't figure it out.

On 3/8/2019 4:43 AM, Hendrik Steyn wrote:

Hi Gene

This is also how I do use NVDA's object nav and review modes. I use CMD a lot and it even works on UBUNTU CLI on windows.

Have a blessed day


On 3/8/2019 6:42 AM, Gene wrote:
All this doesn't teach people how to review the screen and if you are going to use the Command prompt to any extent, you need to know how.  I hope those who know more about this will write more. 
it appears to me that if you are in object navigation mode, you can use the regular review commands, numpad 7, 8, 9, move left by line, read current line and move right by line, to review what is on the screen.  4, 5 and 6 are left one word, current word, right one word.  1, 2, 3, are the same but by character. 
If you want to move to the top of the navigator object, use shift 7.  To move to the bottom, use shift 9.  In the command prompt, the entire screen is one single navigator object.  So shift 7 moves you to the top of the screen and shift 9 moves you to the bottom.
To move to the beginning of a line, use shift 1.  To move to the end, use shift 3.
I believe these commands work when expected in the DOS prompt but I've only tried them a very few times.  But all these methods of piping output to a file, while useful at times, are really often ways to get around basic knowledge of NVDA, which is useful in many contexts, not just this one.
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Reviewing the screen, help

On Thu, Mar 7, 2019 at 10:40 PM, ADRIAN POCOCK wrote:
and i think there was a cmd to place it on the clipboard but its slipped my mind.
Adrian, I was typing about redirection and append commands at the same time you wrote your message.  You are correct about the clipboard. You just use the pipe command with the word "clip" after it, e.g.,

                              dir /? | clip

and the output goes straight to the clipboard for pasting elsewhere.

Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763  

A great deal of intelligence can be invested in ignorance when the need for illusion is deep.

          ~ Saul Bellow, To Jerusalem and Back



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