Re: the NVDA 2019.3 version of Screen Curtain



One can permanently enable screen curtain by pressing the screen curtain command twice quickly.




From: <> On Behalf Of Sarah k Alawami
Sent: Monday, February 10, 2020 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] the NVDA 2019.3 version of Screen Curtain


I would rather have it disabled on start up. This is the way mac does things and it is safer that way in my humble opinion. It's not that hard in my humble opinion to make a gesture to turn it on, you can always submit your feedback through via github and see where it gets you. Maybe they can have an option to enable it on start up or have the screen come on at start up etc. Good luck.

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On 10 Feb 2020, at 9:31, Giles Turnbull wrote:

I really like the Screen Curtain addon and am glad it is now incorporated into NVDA, however ... I don't like that it is only enabled temporarily until the next restart. Unless I intentionally want to show somebody something on my laptop I would sooner the screen is not visible to anybody walking past.

Given that there is a setting to disable the warning notification about the screen being blank, is it not possible to allow the screen curtain to re-start when NVDA re-starts? This info on the old Screen Curtain addon page suggests it was intended to be possible: in case screen curtain is active when NVDA starts, a tone will be heard.

I was always happy with NVDA beeping to signify that Screen Curtain was active as NVDA started. It is a bit of a nuisance to need to remember that screen curtain has not automatically started and that I need to use the input gesture I have configured in order to activate the screen curtain.


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