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Re: Keyboard navigation


From: Sailesh Panchang
Date: Jan 23, 2014 2:56PM

Screen readers do have speech off mode that allow one to do this. The
free NVDA screen reader can help such users.
A decade ago IBM HPR also had this feature. JAWS too works with speech off.

On 1/23/14, Don Mauck < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> Hi list -
> I've had an interesting idea proposed to me. With the many folks that are
> not able to use a mouse, yet have no visual issues, wouldn't it be a great
> help if they had some of the same quick key navigation abilities such as
> jumping from headings, button, check boxes, radio buttons etc. This would
> certainly save the users a lot of tabbing and arrowing. Just imagine how
> much easier it would be for a user to bring up a list of headings, buttons
> etc.
> As more folks get older and or have permanent wrist injuries, I think this
> kind of keyboard navigation would be quite popular. It seems like a screen
> reader company like FS or GW-micro would have a whole new market to tap in
> to. Any thoughts?
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