Re: Asking a few NVDA questions.


Gene
 

I thought this message was in another thread on another list.  I was discussing shortcuts in the below answer for an e-mail program.  I see now that the question was asking about NvDA short cuts. 
 
There are short cuts to open certain dialogs such as to set speech parameters and select a synthesizer.  You can open many of the settings categories in NVDA. 
 
I'll tell you two or three shortcuts I know and there must be a place in the manual or the quick keys reference to find more. 
If you change settings and you want to go back to the settings you usually use, the shortcut is NvDA key control r.  You will hear configuration applied.  If you have saved the new settings, you can't go back in this way because the new settings are part of the configuration.  If you exit NVDA with new settings, by default, they will be saved.  I think this is a very bad default setting.  People should be able to try different settings and not have them inadvertently saved.  It should require an affirmative act by the user, not closing the program which may result from shutting down the system, or closing the program for other reasons. 
 
You can change this setting so changes aren't automatically saved, and if you do, you can save new settings with NVDA key control c. 
To open the voice dialog, the command is NVDA key control v.
To open the synthesizer dialog, it's NVDA key control s.
You can change how progress bars are read or not read. 
NVDA key control u.  There are a number of options you can move through.  You can move through them as many times as you want.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2019 2:30 PM
Subject: Re: [NVDA] Asking a few NVDA questions.

I know the usual ones, control r, alt s, the generally used ones.  I believe there may be another shortcut command or two to do things like go to the deleted messages or sent mail folder but I'm not sure and I don't know them if they exist.
 
Gene
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Sent: Thursday, June 06, 2019 2:03 PM
Subject: Re: [NVDA] Asking a few NVDA questions.

Thanks for the tip Jene.
Any other keyboard shortcuts you can teach this old dog to learn a new trick from?
Many thanks once again.
Ron Ham Radio Station KR3DOG-PA-WCECTM
 
From: Gene
Sent: Thursday, June 6, 2019 11:29
Subject: Re: [nvda] Asking a few NVDA questions.
 
Manually enter forms mode with NVDA key space. 
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Ron Kolesar
Sent: Wednesday, June 05, 2019 10:07 PM
To: Non Visual Desktop Access Mailing List
Subject: [nvda] Asking a few NVDA questions.
 
Hello to my fellow NVDA users.
I'm playing my online rpg truck driving game using NVDA and have a few
questions.
For using a forms mode.
I noticed that you have to tap and shift tap to get forms mode to kick in
and press the esc key to get out of forms mode.
Is there a way to have forms mode kick in and out automatically, and simply
just smack the enter key and or spacebar to
1. activate a action?
2. As well the enter key and or spacebar would allow you back out of the
forms mode for filling out a field.
For example, in this example, I'm talking about the truck driving RPG game.
Now while within the truck driving setting my speed that I want to drive at
I have to use forms mode to enter into this feature.
So is there a way so that you don't have to constantly tab and back tab to
go into forms mode, and to constantly have to press the esc key to get out
of forms mode once again?
Similar to the way forms mode works like in JAWS?
I also noticed for two punctuations.
The Apostrophe comes out as the word tick.
So, if you use the Apostrophe like in a word like I am, it comes out as I
tick m instead of the contracted word, im.
Also the period is reading as dot.
The period comes out as dot instead of period or no punctuation at all.
I have the punctuation set to some.
Should I set it to none?
The comma reads correctly though.
Havn't tried other punctuations with NVDA just yet.

Also, why is it that I'm seeing in and out of tables and so many rows and
columns?
Is there a way to remove all of this extra information so that you only see
what you need or want to see, without all of the info on the tables and
columns and rows?
If we could, I think it would make reading the screen more effectively and
or better.

Many thanks to all who tried to help me learn how to use NVDA as a second
screen reader.
Very Thankfully Yours,
Ron, who needs to practice some more learning to use NVDA before I have to
use it with my flying simulatior and the programs that that are added onto
the flight sim so that a blind and or visually impared or BVI pilot may be
able to fly.

In the good old days of Morse code Shorthand, 73's AKA Best Regards and or
Best Whishes,
From Ron U.S. Ham Radio Station KR3DOG-PA-WCECTM
Pennsylvania West County Emergency Com-Tree Manager

In the good old days of Morse code Shorthand, 73's AKA Best Regards and or
Best Whishes,
From Ron U.S. Ham Radio Station KR3DOG-PA-WCECTM
Pennsylvania West County Emergency Com-Tree Manager



In the good old days of Morse code Shorthand, 73's AKA Best Regards and or Best Whishes,
From Ron U.S. Ham Radio Station KR3DOG-PA-WCECTM
Pennsylvania West County Emergency Com-Tree Manager

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