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have to turn keyboard shortcuts on.
This is a Google web page snippet. If you have problems doing what is
directed, let us know.
Open Gmail .
At the top right, click Settings. See all settings.
Scroll to the Keyboard shortcuts section and select Keyboard shortcuts
At the bottom, click Save Changes.
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021 11:08 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] GMail Basic Setting With NVDA
I have tried to use the standard view and have tried
using the shortcut keys they publish. however, I can't get the shortcuts
to work. When I press them I get no response and no action from Firefox on the
google page at all. I have tried them on the gmail page as
Are the shortcut keys supposed to be combined with some
other keys or something?
On 12/17/2021 10:58 AM, Sarah k Alawami
Yeah j for next, k for next, * plus a for select all,
number for move to j junk. If you hit the ? you will get a list of keys.
Read with all punctuation on so you can get the one I posted. It is actually a
very good experience.
You learned shortcut commands to use your e-mail
program. Do you complain about that? This is a case where a site
is serving as an e-mail platform and, of course, it is to one’s great
advantage to learn certain shortcuts. And the shortcuts may have been
intentionally designed to be similar, where possible and practical, to those
typically used in e-mail programs. Perhaps alt r is reply. That’s
very similar to control r.
While I don’t often use e-mail in web interfaces, it
is a logical assumption that you would learn the small number of shortcuts
such as compose, reply, and a small number of others that you would use
regularly. And if you don’t want to learn a shortcut you don’t use
often, you can get to what you want in other ways. For example, there
may be a shortcut to go to the trash folder. What if I don’t know
it? I can use the screen-reader’s search to search for trash. But
if I use the trash folder often, it would be to my advantage to learn the
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021
Subject: Re: [nvda] GMail Basic
Setting With NVDA
Life is too short to learn every website's preferred
way to use their product. If GMail cannot use HTML as intended, I'll pointedly
use something else. My limited brain capacity is reserved for stuff where
remembering 20 unique key combinations, there effects, and side effects
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)