Re: NVDA find command not working


Janet, might I ask what keys you're pressing to find material on screen?

I ask this because NVDA can work w/2 versions of the find command. The
well-known one is control f. That one actually is generally owned by
the particular application in use, ie, Word, Notepad, etc. The 2nd 1,
NVDA +control + f, is generally used in a "virtual cursor" situation,
ie, a web browser, etc. So I guess the question I'm really asking--&
taking the very very long way around the barn to do it--is whether
you've tried both commands w/this program.

Also, regarding your voices thread, I note that your email is a
Canadian one, so you should have Canadian voices installed by default,
& I suspect that's what you're hearing. If so, you're correct--they're
absolutely stunning--& the good news for you is that you won't likely
even have to install them, as they already are if you've set your
region to Canada.

On 7/16/21, Arlene <nedster66@...> wrote:
Hi, I’ve heard of that program. Good luck with your Medical transcription.

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From: Janet Brandly
Sent: July 16, 2021 6:31 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA find command not working

Hi Brian,

No, not harsh at all.

I am trying to use a medical transcription program called InScribe, version
7. Unfortunately, for anyone to help, they would have to have the software
installed on their computer. I just thought I would ask just to see whether
anyone had any general tips/tricks they might have found helpful in similar
situations with other programs, not necessarily this specific program.

Thanks anyway,


From: <> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: July 15, 2021 2:42 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA find command not working


Several points, and none meant to sound as harsh as they may be taken to be:

1.  What is the "complicated transcription program"?  Generalities do not
help.  Identifying software and version is essential as no one can divine
what you're using nor know whether they've used it themselves.

2.  I presume this is medical transcription, and understand the privacy
concerns.  But can you not replicate the issue when you create a "junk
document" where you paste in completely non-private text from somewhere?
That would potentially allow someone to offer remote assistance or for you
to share the screen.

There is no way, really, to assist based on the dearth of specific
information.  Any potential assistant needs to know what program(s) are
involved, or websites, etc.

Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043

I do not understand why some seek to separate a person from their actions.
The self is composed of an individual’s thoughts, actions, and expression,
which are contained in and actuated by the body.  What you do and say is the
clearest indicator of who you are.

      ~ Brian Vogel

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