Issue with NVDA, Thunderbird, and pasting links

Scott Berry

Hello there,

I am noticing while pasting links in to my emails that NVDA 2019RC2 is taking some time to realize that the email link has been pasted in to the message.  Usually I always read my messages before sending unless I am in a hurry and I notice that when the link is first embedded it doesn't want to read the link unless I go up and down with the arrows several times.  It can vary how many times this is done.  Here are the exact steps I take.

1.  Open Thunderbird.

2.  Open a new message with Control plus N.

3.  I first write the message and when I get to the point where I think the link needs to be embedded I have the link in the clipboard and paste it in to the message.

3A.  I always try to make sure the link actually embeds so I will especially just look for the link by going up and down as well.

4.  Usually at this point is where I proof read the message and here is where NVDA has a hard time attempting to read the link.

NVDA is great and I use it every day for my work as a patient advocate.  I prefer it over any other screen reader that Windows can provide me with.

Scott Berry Certified Medical Office Assistant, Associates in Allied Health, Patient Advocate Please boogie on over to our site at:

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