Re: Say next and previous sentence not working in Word


Hi Cearbhall


The next and previous sentence commands should be working as normal in Word. However, note that they will not work if you are using Browse mode in a Word document to navigate by headings etc. Ensure you are in Focus mode by using the toggle command, NVDA + Space, and give them another try.


I hope this is helpful.


All the best.




From: <> On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Monday, 4 January 2021 2:44 AM
Subject: [nvda] Say next and previous sentence not working in Word


Hi, all,

I am using Windows 10, NVDA 2020.3 and Word 2016.


When I try to read the next or previous sentence in a Word document, using alt + down-Arrow, or alt + up-arrow, I get no response. Indeed when I turn on keyboard help, these key combinations get no echo. It appears that this function has been removed from NVDA! I opened the NVDA User Guide and it still says that alt-Down-arrow is to be used to say next sentence and alt-up-arrow for previous sentence.


Can anyone explain what is happening? Is the user guide out of step?


All the best,




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