how to escape the notepad plus plus character panel?


Josh Kennedy
 

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

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Sascha Cowley
 

Pressing F8 should take you back to the document. There is a close button in the character panel, but it seems only to be accessible with the mouse; I couldn't find it with NVDA using the navigator.

This is one of the issues I have with Notepad++: while much of it is accessible, many of the keyboard shortcuts are completely non-standard.

On 2/03/2020 06:50, Josh Kennedy wrote:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Adriano Barbieri
 

Hi,

Have you tried to act on the character panel menu item again?



Il 01/03/2020 20:50, Josh Kennedy ha scritto:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Sascha Cowley
 

Not the OP, but I tried this this morning before responding to them, and this does nothing - or didn't for me.

On 2/03/2020 17:30, Adriano Barbieri via Groups.Io wrote:

Hi,

Have you tried to act on the character panel menu item again?



Il 01/03/2020 20:50, Josh Kennedy ha scritto:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


Josh Kennedy
 

It does nothing for me either. Choosing the character panel again does nothing. Maybe I'll try moving the mouse around and see what I can find. 

Josh


Ron Canazzi
 

Hi  Sascha ,

Pressing F8 works to take you back to the main edit screen.  I don't see this indexed anywhere with the help screens, but it is good to know that this keystroke works.
 

On 3/1/2020 5:25 PM, Sascha Cowley via Groups.Io wrote:

Pressing F8 should take you back to the document. There is a close button in the character panel, but it seems only to be accessible with the mouse; I couldn't find it with NVDA using the navigator.

This is one of the issues I have with Notepad++: while much of it is accessible, many of the keyboard shortcuts are completely non-standard.

On 2/03/2020 06:50, Josh Kennedy wrote:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

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Dan Thompson
 

Yay, Ron it worked.  I chan’t thank you enough!!

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Monday, March 02, 2020 10:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] how to escape the notepad plus plus character panel?

 

Hi  Sascha ,

Pressing F8 works to take you back to the main edit screen.  I don't see this indexed anywhere with the help screens, but it is good to know that this keystroke works.
 

On 3/1/2020 5:25 PM, Sascha Cowley via Groups.Io wrote:

Pressing F8 should take you back to the document. There is a close button in the character panel, but it seems only to be accessible with the mouse; I couldn't find it with NVDA using the navigator.

This is one of the issues I have with Notepad++: while much of it is accessible, many of the keyboard shortcuts are completely non-standard.

On 2/03/2020 06:50, Josh Kennedy wrote:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 



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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!"


Sascha Cowley
 

I only found out about it a couple of days ago while editing the keyboard shortcuts. Which is another ordeal of its own!

On 3/03/2020 03:43, Ron Canazzi wrote:
Hi  Sascha ,

Pressing F8 works to take you back to the main edit screen.  I don't see this indexed anywhere with the help screens, but it is good to know that this keystroke works.
 

On 3/1/2020 5:25 PM, Sascha Cowley via Groups.Io wrote:

Pressing F8 should take you back to the document. There is a close button in the character panel, but it seems only to be accessible with the mouse; I couldn't find it with NVDA using the navigator.

This is one of the issues I have with Notepad++: while much of it is accessible, many of the keyboard shortcuts are completely non-standard.

On 2/03/2020 06:50, Josh Kennedy wrote:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


-- 
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!"


Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Dan,

Glad I could help.  As I mentioned in a previous post, sometimes the program will quit working. With the latest version, I think this has something to do with JAVA updates.  I had it happen twice in the past year.  All I do to get it working again is uninstall and reinstall.  With version 3.x, this seems to solve the issues.


On 3/2/2020 2:03 PM, Dan Thompson wrote:

Yay, Ron it worked.  I chan’t thank you enough!!

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Ron Canazzi
Sent: Monday, March 02, 2020 10:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] how to escape the notepad plus plus character panel?

 

Hi  Sascha ,

Pressing F8 works to take you back to the main edit screen.  I don't see this indexed anywhere with the help screens, but it is good to know that this keystroke works.
 

On 3/1/2020 5:25 PM, Sascha Cowley via Groups.Io wrote:

Pressing F8 should take you back to the document. There is a close button in the character panel, but it seems only to be accessible with the mouse; I couldn't find it with NVDA using the navigator.

This is one of the issues I have with Notepad++: while much of it is accessible, many of the keyboard shortcuts are completely non-standard.

On 2/03/2020 06:50, Josh Kennedy wrote:

hi,

I sometimes use notepad plus plus to hand edit brl or brf braille files and other text files. I went into the edit menu and I wanted to enter some accented characters into a text file so I brought up the character panel, found the character I wanted and pressing enter puts that character into the file. But now when I run notepad++ the character panel keeps coming up and I can’t find a way to close it. So how do I close the character panel? I’m using the latest NVDA with CodeFactory eloquence and vocalizer addon.

 

Josh

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 



-- 
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!"