WebAIM - Web Accessibility In Mind

E-mail List Archives

Re: Firefox/NVDA: ENTER on button opens browser context menu


From: Mallory
Date: Sep 22, 2018 3:10AM

Hoi Johannes,
If you are browsing to a button and NVDA isn't passing on your Enter event, and if you personally don't want to have to tab to it, I would think manually switching to the forms mode with NVDA+space would save you some extra keystrokes (maybe).


On Wed, Sep 19, 2018, at 3:59 PM, Fischer, Johannes wrote:
> Hi Detlev,
> just an idea because it's not clear from your text: Did you go through
> the page by using Tab key or by arrow keys (browsing) when NVDA is on?
> By using the arrow keys a drop-down doesn't work for me as well (Firefox
> 62.0, NVDA 2018.1.1), even not with ALT + Enter. But by using the Tab
> key I can focus the drop-down and change the value with the arrow keys.
> Best regards,
> Johannes
> Johannes Fischer
> BIKOSAX - IT Accessibility Service in Saxony
> Accessible Websites - Test, Consulting, Training
> Online Library
> Deutsche Zentralbücherei für Blinde (German Central Library for the Blind, DZB)
> Gustav-Adolf-Straße 7, 04105 Leipzig, Germany
> Tel.: +49(0)341 7113-162, Fax: +49(0)341 7113-125
> Internet: www.dzb.de
> Follow DZB: www.facebook.com/dzb.de | www.twitter.com/punktschrift | blog.dzb.de