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Re: Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

 

I'll have to agree, it seems Travis is the only one who is able to use this CTRL+F command as it should be used.
Still waiting to know what we are doing so wrong to have different results. It's about 3 people having the same result against only one who isn't getting the said.
Well maybe we are out of lucky. Maybe...

Cheers,
Em 26/02/2019 08:38, Gene escreveu:

I wasn't going to respond to your last message because I hoped that someone who speaks with the authority of a developer would respond.  They still may.  I wouldn't have continued to answer when it became clear that you wouldn't believe what I said if we were not on the list.  But this is an NVDA list with users who range from beginner to advanced.  I shall therefore quote from the manual.  Maybe you will think the manual writers know what they are talking about if you insist that I don't.
 
I tried using control f during the debate to make absolutely sure it doesn't work in browse mode.  It doesn't.  I wasn't moved to the result I was looking for. 
 
From the manual:
Find
NVDA+control+f
Pops up a dialog in which you can type some text to find in the current document
Find next
NVDA+f3
Finds the next occurrence of the text in the document that you previously searched for
Find previous
NVDA+shift+f3
Finds the previous occurrence of the text in the document you previously searched for
 
If control f could be used, don't you think it would have been stated in the manual and would be the command given?  Why give a command different from the general one used in Windows and Windows programs and a command that requires that an extra key be pressed when simply control f can be used. 
 
Gene


Re: Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

 

I also would like to know what I'd be doing wrong since I have the very same result on my side.
Please so?
Em 26/02/2019 01:07, Brian Vogel escreveu:

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:51 PM, Travis Siegel wrote:
Control-F (which is the standard windows find function), works in browse mode.
I truly am not certain what you mean by "works."   If by that you mean finds the search string, sure.  If you also means gives any meaningful feedback when it does so or starts reading from the instance its sitting on if you start reading, then no.

I get silence, dead silence, using Chrome find in Chrome in browse mode and I've tried it on the Commands Quick Reference page and https://nirsoft.net/ since it's very text intensive.  Also just tried it on https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/33470/Improve-website-response-times-easily-with-DNS-Settings.html with the same result.

I get nothing but dead silence as the search string is found, and found, and found and cannot make NVDA read from where the browser find has landed.

By contrast, if I use the NVDA find every time I land on the search string it's announced (along with a bit of text around it) and, if I commence reading, it goes from there and takes off.

Please tell me what I'm doing wrong.  I certainly wouldn't tell any of my students that there is an equivalence in behavior between browser find and NVDA find on every webpage on which I've done a comparison.
 
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Re: Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

Gene
 

I wasn't going to respond to your last message because I hoped that someone who speaks with the authority of a developer would respond.  They still may.  I wouldn't have continued to answer when it became clear that you wouldn't believe what I said if we were not on the list.  But this is an NVDA list with users who range from beginner to advanced.  I shall therefore quote from the manual.  Maybe you will think the manual writers know what they are talking about if you insist that I don't.
 
I tried using control f during the debate to make absolutely sure it doesn't work in browse mode.  It doesn't.  I wasn't moved to the result I was looking for. 
 
From the manual:
Find
NVDA+control+f
Pops up a dialog in which you can type some text to find in the current document
Find next
NVDA+f3
Finds the next occurrence of the text in the document that you previously searched for
Find previous
NVDA+shift+f3
Finds the previous occurrence of the text in the document you previously searched for
 
If control f could be used, don't you think it would have been stated in the manual and would be the command given?  Why give a command different from the general one used in Windows and Windows programs and a command that requires that an extra key be pressed when simply control f can be used. 
 
Gene


Re: Hearing "Unknown" when Using a Mouse

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Yes and why cannot a site stick to one sort of combo box? IE the one which works without jumping out for all of them on the page?
Bah humbug.
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Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:27 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Hearing "Unknown" when Using a Mouse


Some forms have radio buttons which allow you to make a choice
whenselecting something. There are also combo boxes.



On 2/25/2019 7:25 PM, Travis Siegel wrote:

When using forms mode, it is expected that some sort of identifying
text will be included with the item needing to be acted upon.
Therefore, some checkboxes might have a title saying it's the yes or
the no check box. If the said text isn't present, then NVDA has no
way to know what the item is refering to, so will only state the
actual item and not what it is supposed to be referring to. This goes
for all gui elements, not just checkboxes.

On 2/25/2019 10:10 PM, bestuiexperience wrote:
I am a software developer trying to develop accessible software. I am
working with some checkboxes that always announce "unknown" before
announcing the label. This occurs only in forms mode and only when
using a mouse (which I understand some NVDA users do). Any clue as to
what might be causing the issue?
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Re: How to Select a Link While n Browse Mode

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I tend to use space bar but then that is just me. I'd be interested in what the page is and if the link is actually in focus , ie was navigated to by the keyboard when you tried to click it. IE if you are in browse mode, use tab or K to get to the link in browse mode, does the link work for you then? Simply cursoring to when you hear the link may be enough out not to be actually on it.
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Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:14 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to Select a Link While n Browse Mode


Another way to select the link if you can't use enter is to hit shift
enter.



On 2/25/2019 7:12 PM, bestuiexperience wrote:
Sorry, I should have been clear. I am trying to understand how a
keybaord only-NVDA user would select a link while in browse mode, and
whether they would need to switch to forms mode.


Re: messenger?

 

They should, if this was a real goal.
Em 26/02/2019 06:24, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io escreveu:

Question, with the current Microsoft  stated aim of getting things more accessible, should they not be testing this fact on  programs they allow into their list on their own store?
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Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:11 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] messenger?


Hey bro. There is, but its an inaccessible pile. It’s a MS Store app. Facebook for WIN 10 also in said store is an inaccessible pile also.



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Subject: [nvda] messenger?

Hi all, is there a "messenger" app for the pc? You know the one that's
hooked to face book?
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Re: Staying in Forms for Checkboxes

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There are a lot of issues with forms for me. Sometimes the actual label is not read or the text in a field placed they by the form builder gets read instead but of course goes away as you type. Having played with various permutations of the automatic settings for focus mode I cannot come up with one that suits all occasions, sadly. Jaws seems to have a bit more luck but is not perfect by any means.
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Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 3:03 AM
Subject: [nvda] Staying in Forms for Checkboxes


I sometimes find that when I enter a checkbox I automatically get thrown into browse mode. Since I am filling out a form I want to stay in forms mode because when in browse mode I sometimes will get focus completely thrown out of content.
So, 1) Is there a way to keep me in a given mode once I am in it 2) Is there a way to avoid being thrown out of the current element that I am in if I am not in forms mode (e.g., pressing the space bar will throw me out of focus occasionally when I am in forms mode)


Re: messenger?

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Question, with the current Microsoft stated aim of getting things more accessible, should they not be testing this fact on programs they allow into their list on their own store?
Brian

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Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2019 12:11 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] messenger?


Hey bro. There is, but its an inaccessible pile. It’s a MS Store app. Facebook for WIN 10 also in said store is an inaccessible pile also.



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Subject: [nvda] messenger?

Hi all, is there a "messenger" app for the pc? You know the one that's
hooked to face book?
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Re: New Moderator #adminnotice

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There at least three Brians here and its not this one!
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Sent: Monday, February 25, 2019 7:29 PM
Subject: [nvda] New Moderator #adminnotice


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Subject: New Moderator #adminnotice
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Hello everyone,

This is your friendly list owner writing to thank Brian for stepping up to
fill the moderation position. He is now moderator of this list. I look
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Re: Test

Albert Ruel
 

Got it.  

Thx, Albert


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I am attempting to send messages to the list, but it seems that groups.io are rejecting all messages from my e-mail address. So, this is a test.


Re: Test

Nimer Jaber
 

Well that worked, writing to a group of which I am an owner through the web interface... now why can't I send e-mails. Strange.

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Re: Golden Cursor question

Curtis Delzer
 

I'll ask on the Becky forum, thanks, great idea. Wonder why I . . .
didn't think of it. Fascinating how we overlook the obvious.
But I am about certain that the physical mouse double clicked in the
link or the "http" part of the link works because that can be turned off
in the menus, where the ability to do so is stopped.
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Re: Thunderbird and trash

Adriano Barbieri
 

Hi,


The checkbox to vouch for folders is activated, the spaxzio is set to 20 megs.

With shift + delete, you delete a message only if it is open, I need to delete a grouped by topic messages grouped all at once.

Unfortunately the problem is not solved.


Il 25/02/2019 21:02, Dejan Ristic ha scritto:

Hi,


Try this:


Open the options menu. Then find Advanced by arrowing down. Tab once, and then arrow down to find network and disk space tab. When done, tab til you hear about compacting being checked. Try unchecking that option and see what may be in store for you.

On 25/02/2019 18:07, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

I often at the end of the month clear messages, I receive about maybe 2-500 or more messages a day so there we go. And that's why google hates me at the end of every year or so.

Take care

On 25 Feb 2019, at 8:56, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:

I had to compact my trash folder last night and it didn't have thousands of messages.



On 2/25/2019 8:40 AM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

I've never had this issue. I've removed thousands of messages to the trash and never yet compacted. Knock on wood of corse.

On 25 Feb 2019, at 5:57, Adriano Barbieri via Groups.Io wrote:

Hi to every body,


Version 60.5.1,

I'm forced to compact / empty the basket every 4 or 5 messages deleted, otherwise Thunderbird does not delete others.It only happens to me?

What can be done to solve?

Thanks!


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Re: new user.

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Robert,

I'm really glad to hear the material was useful for you!

Regarding learning every keystroke, it depends on your needs.  I tried to make the review topic at the end of each section give some recap of what was covered in that section.  As I edit the material, I am trying to make a more complete list of relevant keystrokes in those review topics.  Otherwise, having worked through the material, you should find that the User Guide is a lot easier to read when looking up specific topics.  The User Guide, and the Command Reference in the NVDA Help menu are really handy for looking up commands while working.

If you have any ideas on how to improve the material's usefulness to come back and review later, do please let me know as well.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 4:50 PM Robert Geoffroy <robert.geoffroy77@...> wrote:
About the Basic Training for NVDA module! I have just finished it. It's a great, efficient training, very simple!

Time and practice are most likely required to memorize the whole stuff. Advises?

Thank you very much for that good job!

All the best,

Robert


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Envoyé : mardi 26 février 2019 01:41
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Objet : Re: [nvda] new user.

Hi Billy,

NVDA has many shortcuts, and different people use different ones day to day.  My suggestion would be to start with our Basic Training for NVDA module.  It's not free, but very comprehensive, and available in a variety of formats: https://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 4:45 AM Billy Inglis <william.inglis72@...> wrote:


        hi guys, New to NVDA and asking if snyone can provide a list of day to
        day NVDA shortcuts to make use of the screen reader.







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Re: [nvda-addons] More add-on updates: StationPlaylist Studio, Windows 10 App Essentials #addonrelease

Mohammed Al Shara
 

Hi.

Not sure if this has been mentioned before, but using addon-updater, it gives an error on my home machine: "Error Cannot update ToolbarsExplorer - missing file or invalid file format"

anything I can try to troubleshoot this? I repeated the process a number of times with the same results.


On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 7:03 AM Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@...> wrote:

Hi all,

 

Thought Add-on Updater was the only add-on update released today? No, there are two more (actually, three more):

 

  • StationPlaylist Studio 19.03/18.09.7-LTS: adds ability to reset add-on settings by pressing Control+NVDA+R three times quickly.
  • Windows 10 App Essentials 19.03: initial support for upcoming Windows 10 April 2019 Update (Version 1903), along with last minute fixes.

 

Enjoy.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: Golden Cursor question

Curtis Delzer
 

It never has using my email client, "Becky! mail," though as I say,
somehow both jfw and window-eyes do.
seems it may be simple? :) thanks
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Re: new user.

Robert Geoffroy
 

About the Basic Training for NVDA module! I have just finished it. It's a great, efficient training, very simple!

Time and practice are most likely required to memorize the whole stuff. Advises?

Thank you very much for that good job!

All the best,

Robert

-----Message d'origine-----
De : nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] De la part de Quentin Christensen
Envoyé : mardi 26 février 2019 01:41
À : nvda@nvda.groups.io
Objet : Re: [nvda] new user.

Hi Billy,

NVDA has many shortcuts, and different people use different ones day to day. My suggestion would be to start with our Basic Training for NVDA module. It's not free, but very comprehensive, and available in a variety of formats: https://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Feb 26, 2019 at 4:45 AM Billy Inglis <william.inglis72@gmail.com> wrote:


hi guys, New to NVDA and asking if snyone can provide a list of day to
day NVDA shortcuts to make use of the screen reader.







--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager


Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/


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Twitter: @NVAccess


Re: Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

 

On Mon, Feb 25, 2019 at 10:51 PM, Travis Siegel wrote:
Control-F (which is the standard windows find function), works in browse mode.
I truly am not certain what you mean by "works."   If by that you mean finds the search string, sure.  If you also means gives any meaningful feedback when it does so or starts reading from the instance its sitting on if you start reading, then no.

I get silence, dead silence, using Chrome find in Chrome in browse mode and I've tried it on the Commands Quick Reference page and https://nirsoft.net/ since it's very text intensive.  Also just tried it on https://www.experts-exchange.com/articles/33470/Improve-website-response-times-easily-with-DNS-Settings.html with the same result.

I get nothing but dead silence as the search string is found, and found, and found and cannot make NVDA read from where the browser find has landed.

By contrast, if I use the NVDA find every time I land on the search string it's announced (along with a bit of text around it) and, if I commence reading, it goes from there and takes off.

Please tell me what I'm doing wrong.  I certainly wouldn't tell any of my students that there is an equivalence in behavior between browser find and NVDA find on every webpage on which I've done a comparison.
 
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Re: Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Amen, Travis. I couldn't have said it any better.



On 2/25/2019 7:51 PM, Travis Siegel wrote:

Oh for god's sake man, read the message you're replying to before asking questions that are already answered in the text you're replying to.

This is getting ridiculous.

Obviously, forms mode isn't going to let me search for anything, because forms mode is an input mode, not a look around the page and see what's there mode.

Control-F (which is the standard windows find function), works in browse mode.  If you're telling me that it doesn't work in browse mode, then I'm telling you that your understanding is incorrect.  Go ahead, open your favorite browser, and give it a try.  I think you'll find it works just fine.


On 2/25/2019 10:41 PM, Gene wrote:
Are you talking about when you have gone into forms mode or when you are working in browse mode.  See the manual if you are talking about browse mode.  The commands I've given are specified and control f doesn't work when in browse mode which, as I recall, is specified in the manual.  Blind people wouldn't use find in forms mode because they can't navigate around the page in that way so if it works, it is impractical.
 
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

I think we're having a difference of terms here. 

The default mode for NVDA in a web browser is of course browse mode.  If you enter on a form element, it then switches into forms mode.  Switching out of this forms mode puts you back into browse mode.  Feel free to correcxt me if I'm wrong, but that is my experience, and also what the documentation claims, so with that said.

I will repeat my assertion that control-F works just fine when I'm in Chrome, and I want to find something on the page.  I simply hit control-F, type in what I'm looking for, and my cursor is moved to the point where that text appears.  If I want to search for the same text again, I simply press F3, and I'm moved to the next occurrence of the text.  I need not use NVDA specific commands to get this behavior, the standard windows find command works just fine, and always has for me.

If you're talking about something else, then please enlighten me, because I don't know of any other way to look at screen content.

On 2/25/2019 10:20 PM, Gene wrote:
If you search using a browser or a PDF reader that supports browse mode, you have to use the NVDA find command.  The Windows program command won't work.  Since the thread is about the NVDA find command in browse mode, this needs to be clearly stated to avoid confusion. 
 
Gene
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

I wasn't talking about the NVDA specific search function, I was talking about the find function that is present in just about every windows program in existence.  A simple control-F will do your initial find, and after that, simply pressing F3 will repeat the find command from the current position of the regular cursor.  I almost never find it useful or necessary to use the NVDA specific find function.  As I said, I've only had to use it a handful of times. 

I always use the standard windows find function and it almost always works for me with little to no issues.  And, it's fewer keystrokes, so it saves me lots of time as well.


On 2/25/2019 9:39 PM, Gene wrote:
That isn't correct.  In NVDA, to search when in browse mode, the command is either insert and control. while holding those keys, type f to open the search dialog.  Repeat search is either insert and f3.

Gene
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

The screen reader works just fine with the text of the web page.  I use control-f all the time to search for things, and it always works, except when the page is loaded with javascript that yanks the focus away from the main cursor.  Any normal web page works just fine with the ergular find command.  As I said before, I've only ever used the NVDA find command a couple times.  Of course, for the most part, it's not really necessary to search for things on the web page if you use your navigation commands to get from here to there in web browsers.

On 2/24/2019 1:05 PM, Gene wrote:
The screen-reader can't work with the search built into the browser.  The page that you are reading is in a buffer where the screen-reader reformats it.
 
Gene
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Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:30 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

So it's an option that the screen reader isn't able to deal with, is it right?
Sorry for asking too much as I am but it really got me curious.
Em 24/02/2019 14:30, Gene escreveu:
If you aren't using a screen-reader you use the actual search built into the browser itself. 
 
Gene
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Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 11:13 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

But, what's the point of the "search for" option built-in on the browser? How one would deal with this option not using a screen reader?
Em 24/02/2019 14:11, Gene escreveu:
You are searching using the buffer which screen-readers that use browse mode or the Virtual PC cursor use.  You aren't working directly with the page in browse mode or equivalent mode in a different screen-reader.  You must use the search command the screen-reader designates.
 
Gene
Sent: Sunday, February 24, 2019 10:09 AM
Subject: [nvda] Differences between using the NVDA and the browser commands search on a webpage

Hi guys,
Anyone could tell me what's the difference between these two commands?
I'm asking because using the browser command to search, nothing happens after I hit enter. On the other hand if I use the NVDA command I'll able to search for what I'm wanting to.
P.S.: Using Firefox.

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