I’m a 20+ year user of JAWS. Not necessarily because it has been the ‘best’ but rather because it was what my employer and uni’ provided and it simply became habitual. Now I have to pay for all upgrades myself,
and not really enjoying the ‘drug pusher’ like relationship JAWS has with its users, I have decided to make the slow but sure move to NVDA. I’ve heard great things about the screen reader and in fact I’ve heard in many cases I should be able to do things
with NVDA that I cannot do with JAWS.
So my PC is Windows10 with MS-Office.
Is there a document that gives NVDA equivalent keyboards commands as JAWS, ie if you did X ion JAWS then do Y in NVDA? Presumably the ‘access’ key is the zero on the num pad that JAWS uses?
What is the best default email client and web browser to use with NVDA? Have experience of Outlook, Outlook Express, poor experience of Thunderbird. Have used I#e, Firefox and Chrome. No experience of Edge.
Music player? WMP or WinAmp or something else?
Does NVDA work with any kind of ‘Open Office’ non MS office suite?
I guess the things I use the most with my old Win7Pro machine that I’m about to stop using and move to the Win10 machine are:
- IE, Firefox (or Waterfox) and Chrome.
Thanks all and apologies if this question has been asked and asked again, feel free to point me at web resources that will answer my questions.
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