Re: screen search


Gene
 

This is the page.  You can read about the add-on and get the version you want.
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, January 16, 2020 7:00 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] screen search

I need the add on link please jeen

On 1/16/20, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
> A screen search is using something such as in JAWS, the JAWS cursor to
> search the current screen.  NVDA has no way to do this without using an
> add-on, but there is an add-on that allows you to virtualize the current
> window and thus, search the screen using the NVDA search command, control
> NVDA key f in desktop layout.  I don't know the laptop layout.
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> I don't know the answer to the original question.  I played with the add-on
> briefly and I didn't see such an option, but also, I wasn't looking, though
> I doubt it's there.  I would suggest keeping a record in something like
> Notepad of previous search strings.  You may have to type them manually
> there, but that may be the only way to do what you want to do.
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> Gene
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: hurrikennyandopo ...
> Sent: Wednesday, January 15, 2020 10:35 PM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [nvda] screen search
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> What do you mean by screen search.
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> You do not mean like do a search of a web page?
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> If that is the case use the nvda key + ctrl key + the letter f when the
> dialogue box comes up enter in your search term. there is also a combo box
> that will tell you your last 20 searches etc Can not remember if they can be
> saved?
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> Gene nz
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> On 16/01/2020 12:02 pm, Darren Harris via Groups.Io wrote:
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>   Hi all,
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>   Is there a way of using nvda to do a screen search whereby you can also
> store multiple search strings so you can access them at any given time?
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