NVDA Issues.


Life My Way
 

Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!


Quentin Christensen
 

Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Life My Way
 

First Of all the other comands that the Insert key on the numpad that NVDA uses work just fine. it is just the NVDA Control F which the nvda key is the one on the numpad that  i am refering to.

as to the saving i have that check box checked in preferences general.

But like i said for some reason that i don't know it will sometimes to into read only mode.

What i find interesting is that on the laptop I have the NVDA control F works fine using the numpad on the laptop which has a full sized keyboard.


On 6/14/2016 10:01 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 



Life My Way
 

i also have the check box checked in the keyboard settings to use the numpad insert that is also checked.


On 6/14/2016 10:01 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 



Quentin Christensen
 

I haven't seen this behaviour before, but if you have a specific situation that this happens consistently in, could you please try restarting with addons disabled and see if it still happens?

To restart with addons disabled, press NVDA+q, then down arrow to "Restart with addons disabled" and press ENTER (you'll need to have "show exit options when exiting NVDA checked in NVDA's general settings).

If it does still happen with addons disabled, please let me know.  If It doesn't still happen with addons disabled, could you please list the addons that you are using  (NVDA+n then go to "tools" then "manage add ons" to see the list).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:

i also have the check box checked in the keyboard settings to use the numpad insert that is also checked.


On 6/14/2016 10:01 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 





--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Life My Way
 

Ok, it did not work to disable add ons it still happens anyplace i use the numpad insert control f i get formating information instead of the find that nvda is supposed to be doing.


On 6/14/2016 10:38 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
I haven't seen this behaviour before, but if you have a specific situation that this happens consistently in, could you please try restarting with addons disabled and see if it still happens?

To restart with addons disabled, press NVDA+q, then down arrow to "Restart with addons disabled" and press ENTER (you'll need to have "show exit options when exiting NVDA checked in NVDA's general settings).

If it does still happen with addons disabled, please let me know.  If It doesn't still happen with addons disabled, could you please list the addons that you are using  (NVDA+n then go to "tools" then "manage add ons" to see the list).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:

i also have the check box checked in the keyboard settings to use the numpad insert that is also checked.


On 6/14/2016 10:01 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 





--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 



Quentin Christensen
 

Ok, if you are getting formatting information, then it's actually control that's not being picked up, rather than the insert - are you using the same control key when you change insert keys?

I've found sometimes the control / shift or alt keys get "stuck" on - that is Windows thinks you are holding the key down when you aren't.  In that case I usually tap all the offending keys a few times quickly and it seems to sort itself out.

Another possibility, particularly if you are using the other control key, is that one of your control keys isn't working for some reason perhaps?

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Jun 16, 2016 at 12:21 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:

Ok, it did not work to disable add ons it still happens anyplace i use the numpad insert control f i get formating information instead of the find that nvda is supposed to be doing.


On 6/14/2016 10:38 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
I haven't seen this behaviour before, but if you have a specific situation that this happens consistently in, could you please try restarting with addons disabled and see if it still happens?

To restart with addons disabled, press NVDA+q, then down arrow to "Restart with addons disabled" and press ENTER (you'll need to have "show exit options when exiting NVDA checked in NVDA's general settings).

If it does still happen with addons disabled, please let me know.  If It doesn't still happen with addons disabled, could you please list the addons that you are using  (NVDA+n then go to "tools" then "manage add ons" to see the list).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 1:10 PM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:

i also have the check box checked in the keyboard settings to use the numpad insert that is also checked.


On 6/14/2016 10:01 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi there,

So you're saying if you use extended insert in the NVDA+control+f command it works but not numpad insert+control+f?

Does numpad insert work for other NVDA commands?

If not, the two likely options are that you have numlock turned on, or that you perhaps in NVDA's keyboard settings have unchecked to use "numpad insert as an NVDA modifier key".  You can get to those settings by pressing NVDA+control+k or NVDA+n then choose preferences then keyboard settings (using whichever NVDA modifier key is working).

In terms of not saving settings, NVDA has a checkbox "Save settings on exit" in its general settings (NVDA+control+g or NVDA+n then preferences then general).  As long as that is set, the current settings should be saved when you exit NVDA.  If you don't exit NVDA but rather shut the computer down, they should still be saved as long as you do shut the computer down and don't just hold the power button down or pull the power cord out etc.

If you don't have that setting enabled, you can manually save settings from the NVDA menu.

The other thing that can cause settings to change is if you save configuration profiles for different programs (NVDA+n then choose "Configuration profiles").  There's more on configuration profiles in the NVDA user guide at: http://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html?#toc79  or more in depth instructions and activities in the NVDA training material at: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Wed, Jun 15, 2016 at 4:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 





--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 





--
Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer

Ph +61 7 3149 3306 
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


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To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!


Life My Way
 

Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info. does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?

On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io" <lifemyway=yahoo.com@groups.io>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!





Greg Wocher
 

Hello,

It sounds like your control keys are not working. So when you do NVDA plus Control plus F all the keyboard is registering is the NVDA and F keys. If you had another keyboard to attach to the computer and the keystroke worked then you would know if it was your keyboard or something else. You can try to clean the keyboard with a can of compressed air if you can get one.


Regards,

Greg Wocher

On 6/17/2016 1:39 PM, Life My Way via Groups.io wrote:
Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info. does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?


On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io" <lifemyway=yahoo.com@groups.io>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!







Chris Mullins
 

Try switching on the announcement of command keys (nvda + 4 on number row). Then see what is spoken when you press nvda+control+f.

Cheers
Chris

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Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Issues.

Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info.
does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?


On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need
context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples
including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy
of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to
you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you
temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different
things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to
make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io"
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To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular
nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB
computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of
doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would
perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read
only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from
the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down
it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!






Life My Way
 

I have already tried different keyboards and the same things happen.

On 6/17/2016 1:21 PM, Greg Wocher wrote:
Hello,

It sounds like your control keys are not working. So when you do NVDA plus Control plus F all the keyboard is registering is the NVDA and F keys. If you had another keyboard to attach to the computer and the keystroke worked then you would know if it was your keyboard or something else. You can try to clean the keyboard with a can of compressed air if you can get one.


Regards,

Greg Wocher


On 6/17/2016 1:39 PM, Life My Way via Groups.io wrote:
Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info. does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?


On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io" <lifemyway=yahoo.com@groups.io>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!










Life My Way
 

all it says is NVDA 4

On 6/17/2016 2:32 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:
Try switching on the announcement of command keys (nvda + 4 on number row). Then see what is spoken when you press nvda+control+f.

Cheers
Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Life My Way via Groups.io
Sent: 17 June 2016 18:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Issues.

Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info.
does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?


On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need
context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples
including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy
of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to
you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you
temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different
things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to
make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io"
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To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular
nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB
computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of
doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key combo but would
perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read
only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from
the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down
it will not come back when doing alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!









Quentin Christensen
 

It definitely sounds like a problem with the control key on the keyboard.

Ok try turning input help on - press NVDA+1 (the 1 above the q).  NVDA will read out any key that you press, but nothing will happen - so if you press the windows key it will announce "Left Windows" but the start menu won't open.

So try pressing and releasing each of your control keys - it should announce "Left control" and "Right control".

Assuming that works, try pressing NVDA+control+f - NVDA should announce "Control+NVDA+f".  If it only reads "NVDA+f" then try pressing three other keys - say alt+shift+s - NVDA should read those three keys out.

The only things I can think of are either a problem with your control key as mentioned previously, or perhaps your keyboard isn't recognising all three keys pressed at once.  Some keyboards are better than others in terms of how many keys they can recognise as being pressed at once, although I don't think I've ever seen one that couldn't recognise three...

Anyway, see how you go with that.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Sat, Jun 18, 2016 at 6:24 AM, Life My Way via Groups.io <lifemyway@...> wrote:
all it says is NVDA 4



On 6/17/2016 2:32 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:
Try switching on the announcement of command keys (nvda + 4 on number row).  Then see what is spoken when you press nvda+control+f.

Cheers
Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Life My Way via Groups.io
Sent: 17 June 2016 18:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Issues.

Well, first of all, using windows 7 64 bit pro, nvda 2016.2.1 in fire fox, ie, crome when doing nvda control f all i get is formating info.
does not matter which control key is being used.

I am the only one on the computer as owner So now what?


On 6/17/2016 2:56 AM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
To be honest I don't understand what you are asking here. We need
context in order to figure out what the issue is. Practical examples
including software running version of windows etc.
I can only say that if you are a non admin user and are using a copy
of nvda installed by another user who has not granted write status to
you you are in effect stuck with the settings as they are or as you
temporarily set them.
I do not understand the control f ref here as this does different
things according to what softwar you are running and attempting to
make it work as an nvda command is going to have clashes.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Life My Way via Groups.io"
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To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2016 7:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Issues.


Ok, i have some questions and hopefully something can be done.
My first question is about the find comand nvda control f the regular
nvda control f for me does not work weather i use a whireless or USB
computer keyboard.
the extended nvda control f works but I am used to the regular way of
doing things; Yes i set up a different hot key  combo but would
perfer to be able to use the regular nvda control f.
on a lap top i also have that key combo works fine.
and no i do not have the laptop layout on in nvda on my desktop.
Now as to the other question every so offten nvda goes into a read
only mode.
That you can not save any settings why is this? and how can you fix it.
The only way i can fix it is by taking the half read only away from
the folder.
but when i do i can not still save settings when shutting nvda down
it will not come back when doing  alt control n.
So please help!!!!!!





















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