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Re: Good explanation for Down/Up arrow behavior in JAWS and NVDA?


From: Jonathan C. Cohn
Date: Sep 22, 2015 3:21PM

Make sure to try the new web reading in JAWS 17. Perhaps the read by line instead of web element will put the two systems on par.

Jonathan Cohn

> On Sep 21, 2015, at 11:45 AM, Robert Fentress < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:
> I'm trying to write a tutorial that explains the differences between
> JAWS and NVDA and am having a difficult time describing in a clear and
> accurate way why they behave the way they do when using the Up and
> Down Arrow keys. For instance, right now, I'm saying that they will
> each read "something like" a line of text (content?) and that that
> line of text tends to be longer in JAWS than in NVDA. I'm already
> explaining that holding down the control key will read an entire
> "block of text" (better phrase?). Can anybody point me to something
> that describes more precisely what is actually going on here?
> Thanks,
> Rob
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