Did you know that:
- All major screen-readers—be it NVDA, JAWS, Voiceover and
Orca—have a way to present data in a virtual browser? This way,
such elements as headings, tables, lists and links can quickly be
accessed through a single keystroke.
- That Oftentimes, to move forward through these elements, you can
simply press a key such as h for heading, i for a list item,
- To move backwards, it is just a matter of pressing the SHIFT key
together with the element key.
- That with Orca, you can even have a list of elements presented in
a single window:
- Simply pressing
ALT-SHIFT-H will display a list of all
headings on a web page in a list;
ALT-Shift-M will present a list of all
- This trend of
ALT-SHIFT plus a key will show you the list of
elements of a given type as a list.
- Using this feature, you can generate a table of contents which
you can use to quickly navigate to a given element on a web page.
Try this tip today, and you will be pleasantly surprised at how much
time you save through even lengthy articles on web pages.
For those just migrating from Windows, or who use both operating
systems as part of their work, you should be pleased that when it
comes to browsing, the tricks are just the same when it comes to
working with structured documents.
Thanks for reading this post, until next time have a pleasant day!