Re: NVDA and Email Images
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If you move focus to the image, you can press NVDA+r to run OCR over the image to detect text. We introduced this into NVDA itself back in 2017 (prior to that time it was only available via an add-on). You can find more information and a walkthrough of the feature from our In-Process blog from back when we introduced it: https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-5th-october-2017/#OCR
Unfortunately, keeping ahead of spammers is an ongoing effort with ever changing goalposts. We often get asked why we can't make a function in NVDA to overcome Captchas for instance - and the main point is, if we could automate it reliably, so could the spammers - which would defeat the purpose of using the captcha in the first place. Newer algorithms do things like detecting keystrokes / mouse movements, and time between interactions and so on to make a good guess as to whether it is a human or a bot attempting to access the page, and so more easily let a human through, and this usually works well and is quite accessible, often only requiring the user to check a checkbox saying something like "I am not a robot". What we suggest for now is to encourage developers and sites to use those more accessible options.
On Wed, Oct 27, 2021 at 8:35 AM Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...> wrote:
Can you not use an audio captcha to get past it? Or is this something different?