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locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Group,

When I use the search under start menu and type in Microsoft Edge, it brought up the new edge.  Here is the version number under the help/about page:
Microsoft Edge is up to date.Version 83.0.478.10 (Official build) dev (64-bit)

So I did have it installed after all and I apparently deleted the wrong shortcut from the desktop.  I can't seem to find how to create a shortcut for the new Edge on the desktop.

Wow what a bonar I pulled: that's old first ward Buffalo New York lingo for what a terrible mistake!'


On 4/18/2020 1:42 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi,

To expand on what Brian wrote: to find out which Edge you’ve got, from Edge window, press NVDA+F1 to open log viewer. One of the information recorded is app (product) version you’ve got. If appModule.productVersion says:

  • 79 or higher: new Edge
  • Under 79: old Edge

At this point, I recommend installing Edge 81 or later (although you’ll lose PDF reading functionality for a while, it is fixed in Edge 83 development builds; I’ll write a companion message to Win10 forum).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:33 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi Brian,

I am thoroughly confused.  I again tried these keystrokes on two systems and they do not work.  The alt + X keystroke works. It must be the correct version of Edge, because the interface is very Chrome-like.

What gives!!!

On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.

No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 



-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"

-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,

Then I wonder where folks got old Edge documentation and claim that it is the official list of keystrokes… The only explanation is the one we have – old Edge, something people should abandon and move on.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:58 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:44 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Microsoft may have not updated their documentation

Joseph, trust me, I always check what's at a page before posting the link.  It is for the new Edge and explicitly states that at the top, along with a link to the legacy Edge documentation if you happen to be looking for that.  It's up to date.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:44 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:
Microsoft may have not updated their documentation
Joseph, trust me, I always check what's at a page before posting the link.  It is for the new Edge and explicitly states that at the top, along with a link to the legacy Edge documentation if you happen to be looking for that.  It's up to date.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:51 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
If I do have the new edge installed, how do I distinguish it from the old one in terms of finding the executable under the program files or program files (X86) folder structure to reestablish the proper shortcut to the new Edge?
Ron,

           You don't have it installed, at least you don't have the stable version installed, as if you did you would no longer have any access whatsoever to original edge.  Please just go to the Edge Download Page, activate the Download for Windows 10 button, and follow the install procedure.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,

One way is reinstalling Edge, which will restore the shortcut to the new Edge (you need to install the stable channel version).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:52 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi Group,

I have no idea how this happened.  I distinctly remember installing the new Edge version 79.X a few weeks ago.  I don't use Edge a lot and I think I may have tried to delete the shortcut I placed on the desktop to the old Edge. Maybe I accidentally deleted the new Edge shortcut.  If I do have the new edge installed, how do I distinguish it from the old one in terms of finding the executable under the program files or program files (X86) folder structure to reestablish the proper shortcut to the new Edge?

My apologies!

On 4/18/2020 1:42 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi,

To expand on what Brian wrote: to find out which Edge you’ve got, from Edge window, press NVDA+F1 to open log viewer. One of the information recorded is app (product) version you’ve got. If appModule.productVersion says:

  • 79 or higher: new Edge
  • Under 79: old Edge

At this point, I recommend installing Edge 81 or later (although you’ll lose PDF reading functionality for a while, it is fixed in Edge 83 development builds; I’ll write a companion message to Win10 forum).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:33 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi Brian,

I am thoroughly confused.  I again tried these keystrokes on two systems and they do not work.  The alt + X keystroke works. It must be the correct version of Edge, because the interface is very Chrome-like.

What gives!!!

On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.

No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 

 

-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"



-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:38 PM, David Griffith wrote:
I  have the new Edge build  18363
No, you have the old Edge.

I am not going to keep arguing with people about this.  If you have new Edge, ALT+F,B,M will open the About Microsoft Edge tab, and you will get a version number that looks like:

Version 83.0.478.10 (Official build) dev (64-bit)

It will be lower than 83 if you are not on the Dev channel, as Joseph has noted the current stable version will be 81 dot something.

There is nothing that says 18363 that has any connection to the new Edge, period.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Group,

I have no idea how this happened.  I distinctly remember installing the new Edge version 79.X a few weeks ago.  I don't use Edge a lot and I think I may have tried to delete the shortcut I placed on the desktop to the old Edge. Maybe I accidentally deleted the new Edge shortcut.  If I do have the new edge installed, how do I distinguish it from the old one in terms of finding the executable under the program files or program files (X86) folder structure to reestablish the proper shortcut to the new Edge?

My apologies!


On 4/18/2020 1:42 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi,

To expand on what Brian wrote: to find out which Edge you’ve got, from Edge window, press NVDA+F1 to open log viewer. One of the information recorded is app (product) version you’ve got. If appModule.productVersion says:

  • 79 or higher: new Edge
  • Under 79: old Edge

At this point, I recommend installing Edge 81 or later (although you’ll lose PDF reading functionality for a while, it is fixed in Edge 83 development builds; I’ll write a companion message to Win10 forum).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:33 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi Brian,

I am thoroughly confused.  I again tried these keystrokes on two systems and they do not work.  The alt + X keystroke works. It must be the correct version of Edge, because the interface is very Chrome-like.

What gives!!!

On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.

No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 



-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"

-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


Re: how can I set symbol pronounciation for special case?

 
Edited

Sam,

          I would do this using the speech dictionary and a regular expression for the item.  If I am safe in assuming that the thing with the prime in front of it will always be a single letter, preceded by a space, and you are not using single quotes to enclose phrases (at least not commonly), then try this:

1. NVDA+P,D,D  to open NVDA Preferences, Speech Dictionaries, Default Dictionary
2. Activate the Add Button
3. In pattern, place the following:  ([a-zA-Z])'
4. In replacement, place the following:  \1 prime
5. In comment make whatever note you'd like, I said mathematical prime
6. Don't check the case insensitive checkbox.
7. Activate the Regular Expression radio button.

If you do use single quotes frequently to enclose phrases, e.g., 'this phrase enclosed with single quotes,' I can try to get more sophisticated and use lookback in the regular expression to avoid instance for single quoted phrases.   As the regular expression I gave is currently constructed, it will match only a single character that's a lowercase or uppercase letter followed by the prime single quote.

I tested this in Notepad and its working.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,

Microsoft may have not updated their documentation, and if so, expect a feedback to be raised about it to Microsoft Edge team.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:30 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Well how come that keystrokes works then!?

On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.

No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 



-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Brian,

 

I have the new Microsoft edge and I can verify that alt X doesn’t work. You have to use the alt key or alt F like you would in chrome.

 

Rosemarie

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:34 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Because, as my last message, and Joseph's too, note:  You do not have the new Edge.

This is one of the reasons why I beg, plead, and nag for people to look up their software version numbers.  Asserting you have something (and that's any you, not just you, Ron) and verifying what you have are two different things.

If you want the new stable Edge then you need to go to the Microsoft Edge Page, activate the Download for Windows 10 button, and go through the rest of the process for installing it.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,

Nope – you have old Edge.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Griffith
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:39 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

I  have the new Edge build  18363

And alt X  is working fine for me here.

Incidentally alt F and alt down arrow has never worked for me since I got the new Edge.

 

David Griffith

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 18 April 2020 18:35
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:32 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

I am thoroughly confused.

Indeed you are.  And if you will not take the word of two different subject matter experts, nor take the effort to verify what you have, there is nothing more to be done.

You do not have the new Edge.  It is that simple.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,

To expand on what Brian wrote: to find out which Edge you’ve got, from Edge window, press NVDA+F1 to open log viewer. One of the information recorded is app (product) version you’ve got. If appModule.productVersion says:

  • 79 or higher: new Edge
  • Under 79: old Edge

At this point, I recommend installing Edge 81 or later (although you’ll lose PDF reading functionality for a while, it is fixed in Edge 83 development builds; I’ll write a companion message to Win10 forum).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:33 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi Brian,

I am thoroughly confused.  I again tried these keystrokes on two systems and they do not work.  The alt + X keystroke works. It must be the correct version of Edge, because the interface is very Chrome-like.

What gives!!!

On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.

No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 



-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

David Griffith
 

I  have the new Edge build  18363

And alt X  is working fine for me here.

Incidentally alt F and alt down arrow has never worked for me since I got the new Edge.

 

David Griffith

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 18 April 2020 18:35
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:32 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:

I am thoroughly confused.

Indeed you are.  And if you will not take the word of two different subject matter experts, nor take the effort to verify what you have, there is nothing more to be done.

You do not have the new Edge.  It is that simple.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:32 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
I am thoroughly confused.
Indeed you are.  And if you will not take the word of two different subject matter experts, nor take the effort to verify what you have, there is nothing more to be done.

You do not have the new Edge.  It is that simple.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Because, as my last message, and Joseph's too, note:  You do not have the new Edge.

This is one of the reasons why I beg, plead, and nag for people to look up their software version numbers.  Asserting you have something (and that's any you, not just you, Ron) and verifying what you have are two different things.

If you want the new stable Edge then you need to go to the Microsoft Edge Page, activate the Download for Windows 10 button, and go through the rest of the process for installing it.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Brian,

I am thoroughly confused.  I again tried these keystrokes on two systems and they do not work.  The alt + X keystroke works. It must be the correct version of Edge, because the interface is very Chrome-like.

What gives!!!


On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.
No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


how can I set symbol pronounciation for special case?

Samuel Kacer
 

Hello,

I find myself reading math a lot and very commonparticular in propositional logic and proofs is to differentiate two variables that are related but different by putting a single quote at the end of one of them. Example:
x and x' (read by symbol to notice the difference)

In math, The secon would be read as "x prime".

If you can see then it is easy to notice the distinction, but since screen readers try to avoid reading irrelevant information, this is skipped by default.

I noticed NVDA allows you to set symbol pronunciation including for special cases like being sentence ending or phrase ending, etc.

What I'd like to achieve is when a single quote is at the end of a word and pronunciation level is most, for NVDA to read it as "word prime". 

I tried several different things, but none of them achieved this.

I know I can make it so single quotes are read at most level, but then it will be read out when it isnt relevant to me. I just want to know about it when it is at the end of a word.

Really appreciate if someone can help with this. 

Thanks,
Sam


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Forgot to note:  ALT+X is the menu button in the Original Edge, that is unquestionable.

You do not have the new Edge, and I'll bet if you do ALT+X, Open the Settings item, and scroll to the bottom of the General Settings, which opens initially, you are going to find, under the About this app section exactly what follows or a version number very close to it:

Microsoft Edge 44.18362.449.0
Microsoft EdgeHTML 18.18363

That is absolutely, positively not new Edge.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved andA not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

 

Hi,
Alt+X is applicable if using old Edge, not new Edge.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Saturday, April 18, 2020 10:19 AM
To: NVDA Official Group <nvda@groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Hi Group,

Remember a few days ago when I was saying that the alt + keystrokes weren't working in the new Microsoft Edge. I was saying that alt + F and alt + S weren't working to bring up the system menus or anything else. I guess that's because the proper keystroke is alt + X. It helps if you know the proper keystrokes.

The reason I am sending this message is because I got a half dozen references to what I should do to bring up the system menus and such. They were all wrong apparently.

Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X. That brings you up to all the items you usually get with traditional drop down or pull down menus in Firefox, the old Internet Explorer and such.
You then have to use a kind of combination tree view where you collapse and expand items with left/right arrow keys and also a kind of dialogue where you move up and down with arrow keys and press enter on items or note the proper keystrokes: control + I for favorites, Control + J for downloads, reading list Control + M and so on.

For settings, you have to press enter on that item and then it opens up the tabs such as general, advanced, privacy and security and so on.
The major issue with this menu structure is that you can't move by first letter navigation. I have over a hundred favorites in 14 folders. I have to arrow through these folders and bookmarks to find the one I want. Maybe this could be addressed by sending a bug report to Microsoft and seeing if they can do anything about it.

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They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"


locked Re: Menus In New Microsoft Edge

Ron Canazzi
 

Well how come that keystrokes works then!?


On 4/18/2020 1:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 01:18 PM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
Again, the proper keystroke is alt + X.
No, Ron, it's not.  There is no ALT+X shortcut in new Edge.  Microsoft always publishes its keyboard shortcuts for its products, and new Edge is no exception:

Keyboard shortcuts in Microsoft Edge

ALT+F or ALT,DownArrow will bring up the Edge menu (just like it brings up the Chrome menu, Brave Menu, and all other Chromium-based browser menus).

You have something really, really weird going on, and that needs to be addressed.  But ALT+X is not a valid keyboard shortcut for new Edge, when working correctly, period.  It does nothing and is not documented as a keyboard shortcut for Chromium-based Edge.

 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Power is being told you're not loved and not being destroyed by it.

       ~ Madonna

 

 


-- 
They Ask Me If I'm Happy; I say Yes.
They ask: "How Happy are You?"
I Say: "I'm as happy as a stow away chimpanzee on a banana boat!"

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