Re: Say next and previous sentence not working in Word


benmoxey@...
 

Hahaha Good point! Sorry, I meant, someone else!

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Monday, 4 January 2021 10:36 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Say next and previous sentence not working in Word

 

Ben,

 

In fact, I am running Office 2016 so you have your answer!

 

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of benmoxey@...
Sent: Sunday, January 3, 2021 10:11 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Say next and previous sentence not working in Word

 

Hi Cearbhall

 

I forgot to mention that I am running Office 365, rather than 2016. I don’t think this will make a difference, but it would be interesting to hear from someone running 2016 to clarify if navigating by sentence is working for them using Alt + up or Down arrow.

 

Cheers

 

Ben

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Monday, 4 January 2021 8:47 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Say next and previous sentence not working in Word

 

Ben,

 

Thanks for taking the trouble to reply.

 

I have downloaded the add-on today called “SentenceNav” and another called “TextNav”. These do the job. So, in response to your suggestion, I restarted NVDA with add-ons disabled. This eliminated the functions provided by those two apps. I could now try out your suggestio. In Outlook, I found that you were right. When I switched to the active cursor with NVDA + space, the sentence commands did work. However, they failed to work in NS, Word. Any ideas?

 

I restarted the two add-ons and now I have the sentence reading controls in both Word and Outlook!

 

I would like to hear from the developers why this strange behaviour is happening.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of benmoxey@...
Sent: Sunday, January 3, 2021 9:01 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] 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.

 

Ben

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Monday, 4 January 2021 2:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
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,

 

Cearbhall

 

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