Re: control+f - The General Purpose Find Command in Windows


Laurie Mehta
 

Agreed, and very well said. Thank you Gene for this contribution.
LM
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On Oct 20, 2020, at 08:10, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:

NVDA f is used for formating information and it is so long established that it should be left as it is. That is particularly so since JAWS uses the same command to announce formatting information, and that makes using the two screen-readers more similar and helps in a transition or if people use both.

Why don't you use the search command as it is? I would think you could change it to something else, since NVDA lets you change keystrokes for commands. But you may want to choose something other than what you initially specified since you would then have to change the announce formatting command and the letter f, standing for formatting, used with the NVDA key is a logical command.

Gene
-----Original Message----- From: John Sanfilippo
Sent: Tuesday, October 20, 2020 7:02 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] control+f

I have two wishes concerning NVDA control F: 1, That it change to just NVDA f, I never use that. 2, That they do away with having to press Enter when search not found. O, and #, that it makes a sound and wraps to the top again.





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