Re: Can NVDA be made to speak when filters are applied to a column?

Pranav Lal

Hi Quentin,


Thanks I have commented on issue

Excel: announce autofilter status when opening · Issue #6429 · nvaccess/nvda (


Sheesh, its been opened from 2016. This is the sort of challenge one faces with NVDA at work.



From: <> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: Thursday, June 24, 2021 7:04 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Can NVDA be made to speak when filters are aplied to a column?


Hi Pranav,


It's not currently possible, however we have two similar issues for this:




I would recommend commenting on the relevant issue with any additional information you can provide.




On Wed, Jun 23, 2021 at 10:40 PM Pranav Lal <pranav@...> wrote:

Hi all,

When I am moving by using the left and right arrows in an Excel worksheet, I
need to know if filters are active and have been applied. This is not
happening. Does NVDA support speaking this?

At work, I use both NVDA and jaws and found this feature of jaws handy.




Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager


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