Re: Latency when typing in Thunderbird

Ron Canazzi

I never have had sluggishness issues with Thunderbird and NVDA. I know earlier versions of JAWS had all sorts of issues.  According to users of the latest version of JAWS, this should no longer be a problem.

On 4/1/2019 5:52 PM, hurrikennyandopo ... wrote:


Not getting it on this end and am using the latest thunder bird and the latest version of nvda and windows 10 version 1809.

Out of curiosity are you doing it from a braille display or the normal keyboard on a computer?

Gene nz

On 2/04/2019 9:49 AM, Daniel Damacena wrote:
This kind of problem is the reason why I changed from thunderbird to gmail web client.
I  did not know it before, but it`s really accessible and it has a lot of helpful shortcuts.
What prevented me to know that was the fact that you need press nvda + space to make it accessible and to activate keyboard shortcuts on gmail settings.

Em seg, 1 de abr de 2019 às 12:37, Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...> escreveu:

Yep I face the same issue. I tried to compose a mail in tBird and even with the advanced search off, I got between 5 and 10 seconds between letters and arrowing through the message, in fact my whole machine locked. Theres a huge memory leak somewhere and I want to find out whare.

On 1 Apr 2019, at 6:57, Sile via Groups.Io wrote:

Hello all

I have just moved onto a Windows 10 machine and am running the latest version of Thunderbird and of NVDA.

When typing in thunderbird, there is some latency (I am echoing letters when typing).  It is almost a letter behind.

Has anyone else come across this?  Any suggestions for fixes?



Daniel Damacena
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