Reading Characters/words/sentences

Rob Larmour

Hi Everyone,


I’m using NVDA version 2020.4 and have been using the following GUIDE.


In LAPTOP LAYOUT I cannot get all the following keyboard shortcuts to work in WORD, should it?


Can anybody help please.



Move review cursor to previous character

NVDA+m – Says ‘Mouse tracking off’

Move review cursor to start of line

NVDA+Shift+u – Capital U

Say current character at review cursor

NVDA+, - inserts a ,

move review cursor to next character


Move review cursor to end of line

NVDA+Shift+o – Reads current Line

Move review cursor to previous word

NVDA+j – inserts a J

Say current word at review cursor

NVDA+k – inserts a K

Move review cursor to next word

NVDA+l – input help on/off

Move review cursor to previous line

NVDA+u – says no progress bar updates

Move review cursor to first line

NVDA+7 – Focus moves navigator object on/off

Say current line at review cursor

NVDA+ i – Inserts an i

Move review cursor to next line

NVDA+o – Inserts an o

Move review cursor to last line

NVDA+9 –Inserts a 9




Rob Larmour



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