Re: A convenient alternative to Alt Tab

Hi Rodin,
Keep reading through your messages. Someone reminded us of the Insert F10 
function, and that's very similar and handy to know. One's good, the other's 
good, it's all good. :-)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Roden" <info.rczenterprise@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, May 16, 2007 10:51 PM
Subject: Re: A convenient alternative to Alt Tab



What about the Jaws key + F10?  WWould that be the same function?


Regards,

Roden
info.rczenterprise@xxxxxxxxx
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: "JFW List" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, May 13, 2007 3:32 PM
Subject: A convenient alternative to Alt Tab


>I just accidentally discovered a very convenient Windows keyboard way to
> circulate among your running applications besides Alt-tabbing from one to
> the other. Not that I mind doing that so terribly, but this is pretty
> slick:
> Just press Windows key plus tab. That's the right Windows key, of course.
> What this does is land you immediately in your task bar, which is where a
> sighted user would be clicking on the icons that represent open
> applications.
>
> Now, I know I can get to the Task Bar by going to the Desktop with Windows
> M
> or Windows D, and then tabbing around from Desktop to start menu to system
> tray and so forth until I land in the Task Bar. But when I thought that
> was
> my only alternative to repeatedly pressing alt tab, I passed on it.
>
> But with this, you just press right Windows key plus tab, and you're on
> the
> first icon in your Task Bar representing one of your open apps. From
> there,
> if you don't want to click on and restore that one, you just go back and
> forth with your arrow keys until you find the icon you do want to restore,
> and there you go.
>
> I know, this is 1. off topic, except that you wouldn't have to explore and
> discover such things if you didn't use a screen reader, of course and, 2.
> everybody probably knows it, already, and my blundering into it when I'd
> meant to press alt tab makes me the last one to know.
>
> In any case, if this is helpful to someone, great. Just sharing, as we
> say.
>
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