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issues with quick nav of thunderbird and NVDA


Ron Canazzi
 

Hi Dan,

That is what I was trying to say in my previous messages.


On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

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Dan Beaver
 

Ron,


On my system when I first bring up Thunderbird and go into the addon manager it shows this addon as being checked not unchecked.  It still  acts like it would if it were unchecked though.  I still have to uncheck and recheck it to get it working.  Very strange.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 12:49 AM, Ron Canazzi wrote:
Hi Group,

The quick key folder navigation is a Thunderbird add on not an NVDA add on. What I have noticed is that since a recent update of Thunderbird that some  how the use quick key folder navigation item becomes unchecked under Thunderbird settings/add on manager after you close Thunderbird. You have to recheck the check box every time you launch the program to get it to work again.


On 8/31/2020 2:34 PM, Robert Logue wrote:
I notice the folders list does not speak after TB updates.  I go to add-ons and check Quick Folder Key Navigation and make sure it is working and enabled.


I don't know why it says "loading" all the time.


I have TB 68.12.0 (32-bit Windows Version 1909 NVDA 2020.2


I hope TB doesn't mess up when I get Win 2004.


Here are the details from that screen:


Quick Folder Key Navigation This extension makes it possible to quickly navigate to a particular fold… Release Notes: Loading… Options Disable Remove  Show more details


Bob

On 2020-08-12 4:02 p.m., Don H wrote:
Doing some experimenting.  Just installed Thunderbird version 78.1 along with the quick key folder nav addon.  Still having issues with the addon working as it should.









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Hettie
 

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
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On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

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Dan Beaver
 

Did you search for it under add-on manager in Thunderbird?  It isn't an NVDA add-on.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 9:55 AM, Hettie wrote:

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

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www.davidgoldfield.org
On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

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Dan Beaver
 

Actually, it is an extension not an add-on per say.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 10:20 AM, Dan wrote:

Did you search for it under add-on manager in Thunderbird?  It isn't an NVDA add-on.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 9:55 AM, Hettie wrote:

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

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www.davidgoldfield.org
On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

          ~ Oscar Wilde

 

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Sameer Latey
 


I was also facing the problem of the Quick Nav add-in not working properly since Thunderbird updated but the following work-around has fixed the problem for me.


When I start Thunderbird, I open one of my received mails & close it. After that, the Quick Nav add-in works perfectly.


Regards
Mr. Sameer Latey
On 01-09-2020 01:10 am, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

          ~ Oscar Wilde

 

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Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)
.


Hettie
 

No, I forgot that is a TB add-on. Thanks, you saved my sanity!


Hettie

On 2020/09/01 4:20 pm, Dan Beaver wrote:

Did you search for it under add-on manager in Thunderbird?  It isn't an NVDA add-on.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 9:55 AM, Hettie wrote:

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

www.davidgoldfield.org
On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

          ~ Oscar Wilde

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

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David Goldfield
 

What is odd is that this addon began working a bit more consistently when my installation of Thunderbird updated to V78.2.1. In fact, it was working so consistently that I thought that the issue was completely resolved, even though the release notes provided no obvious references to this type of problem. However, at some point the addon failed to work again. After going into Addon Options and looking at the addon's options it suddenly started working again even though I made no changes to any of the settings. I am at a loss to explain this and, as I wrote in a previous message in this thread, the developer of this addon cannot reproduce this issue.



David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org
On 9/1/2020 12:03 PM, Hettie wrote:

No, I forgot that is a TB add-on. Thanks, you saved my sanity!


Hettie

On 2020/09/01 4:20 pm, Dan Beaver wrote:

Did you search for it under add-on manager in Thunderbird?  It isn't an NVDA add-on.


Dan Beaver

On 9/1/2020 9:55 AM, Hettie wrote:

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

www.davidgoldfield.org
On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

          ~ Oscar Wilde

 

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David Goldfield
 

>Where do I find this add-on?


You can find the addon at the above link.


David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org
On 9/1/2020 9:55 AM, Hettie wrote:

Where do I find this add-on? I tried the add-on page but couldn't find it.


Hettie.


On 2020/08/31 10:54 pm, David Goldfield wrote:

This interests me because I also notice similar behavior with version 3.0 of this addon. The addon appears to work as expected until I restart TB. Upon restarting TB the addon is still enabled but the addon itself acts as if it has been disabled. First letter navigation does not move to the relevant folder and the addon's option does not appear in the context menu. If I go into addon settings and disable the addon and then enable it the addon works properly once again until I close and restart TB. I wrote to the addon author who was unable to reproduce the issue. I then asked about it on the Thunderbird support list and was given a suggestion which didn't work for me. I have reinstalled TB as well as removed and then reinstalled the addon.


David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

www.davidgoldfield.org
On 8/31/2020 3:40 PM, Dan Beaver wrote:

Yeah, but with the newest version there are still issues.  I have to go in and disable and then

re-enable the extension every time I bring up Thunderbird.


I wish someone could do something about it because it is getting irritating. ;)


Dan Beaver

On 8/31/2020 2:41 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Bob,

          I would uninstall and reinstall Quick Folder Navigation if the version you have went in a long while ago.  There have been some recent updates related to compatibility with the more recent versions of Thunderbird.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

A gentleman is one who never hurts anyone's feelings unintentionally.

          ~ Oscar Wilde

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

Virus-free. www.avg.com