that did it.
Thank you very much; insert plus a did the trick.
From: Joseph Lee
Sent: Friday, March 04, 2016 5:42 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda still will not read
You say you are using laptop layout. If so, try pressing NVDA+A.
From: marvin kotler
This is Marv here again. I am using laptop layout just like in jaws. When I use insert plus downarrow, nvda just reads a little bit; a line or so. Any other tricks I can try; should I feed him LOL.