Re: is there some setting that controls this?


Bob Cavanaugh
 

The table of open windows is usually what I'm interested in. Is there
a way to change this so it displays to NVDA in a list or however it
did in Windows 7 and before?

On 1/15/21, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Actually, you can't really find out how many programs are running as many of
them do not show windows. What task switching window (Alt+Tab) will show is
a table of open windows. At least on recent Windows 10 releases, to find out
how many windows are showing, it is better to open Task View (Windows+Tab)
instead.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bob Cavanaugh
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2021 1:28 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] is there some setting that controls this?

Most of the time it doesn't, but there are certainly times when I'd like to
know how many programs are running.

On 1/15/21, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:
Why does it matter? If you alt tab through running programs, you'll
get to

the one you want. I' not saying it doesn't matter, but I don't
understand where it would.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Cavanaugh
Sent: Friday, January 15, 2021 3:05 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] is there some setting that controls this?

Hi all,
I had to use Narrator to get me out of a tight spot yesterday, and
I've noticed this in previous experiences as well. Narrator, and every
other screen reader on Windows 7, gave the alt+tab list as a number
out of total programs, for example Windows Media Player 2 of 3. Now on
10, Narrator is the only screen reader that does this. Everything else
I've used with Windows 10 says "Windows Media Player row 1 column 2."
To me this is not useful at all, because I have no idea how many rows
there are, or how many columns are in a row. Is there a way to change
the way NVDA announces this?
Bob


















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