ALT key. You use the host key in two ways:* If a virtual machine has captured the pointer, you can press the host key to return control of the mouse to the host computer.
* When Virtual PC is running, you can use the host key in combination with other keys for specific functions. The following table describes the keyboard
combinations and the functionality that each provides. table with 2 columns and 15 rows Key combination Description Host key+LRestores Virtual PC Console from a minimized state. Moves Virtual PC Console to the foreground.
Host key+I Installs Virtual Machine Additions. Host key+ENTER Toggles a virtual machine between full-screen mode and window mode. Host key+DELETE Sends CTRL+ALT+DELETE to the virtual machine operating system. Host key+P Pauses or resumes the virtual machine, depending upon its current state. Host key+R Resets the virtual machine. Host key+F4 Closes the virtual machine. Host key+C Copies the selected items. Host key+V Pastes a copied item. Host key+A Selects all. Host key+E Opens the virtual machine settings. Host key+DOWN ARROW Minimizes the virtual machine. Host key+LEFT ARROWSwitches to the previous virtual machine when running multiple virtual machines, unless you are using full-screen mode.
Host key+RIGHT ARROWSwitches to the next virtual machine when running multiple virtual machines, unless you are using full-screen mode.
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There will be more to come from Blind Crawler very soon. Administrator: John Greer Blind Crawler.com----- Original Message ----- From: "Will Pearson" <will@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Hi,I've used VPC in the past. The way I managed to use it was to install a screen reader on the hosted operating system. This seemed to work when I tried it back in 2005.The only problem with this approach is that the screen reader on the host operating system won't pass on some of the keystrokes to the screen reader on the hosted operating system. This tends to be things like the keys to invoke screen reader commands. To get around the problem you can either unload the screen reader on the host operating system whilst you are using VPC, use the screen reader's command to pass a key through, or customise the screen reader.Will----- Original Message ----- From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa" <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 4:14 PM Subject: Re: Microsoft Virtual PCthe systems can be installed on it but the virtual machines screens are being drawn directly so no screen readers installed on the hiost machine can read screens from the virtual machines. Other than this it's a question of preferenses. As most part of things there're several sites comparing the virtualiuzation technologies, each one claiming one of them is better than other. I've choosen vmware although others can choose different solutions. Marlon 2007/11/5, Octavian Rasnita <orasnita@xxxxxxxxx>:Hi, Does anyone if Microsoft Virtual PC is accessible to Jaws? I mean, I know that the main program is accessible, but I don't know if after creating the Virtual machines they are accessible for the blind. This program is something like VMWare. The program is absolutely free and it can be downloaded from Microsoft's site. You can find it by searching for its name with Google.It could even be a better option for us than VMware, and I heard that othersystems like Linux can be installed on it. Octavian __________ View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind-- When you say "I wrote a program that crashed Windows," people just stare at you blankly and say "Hey, I got those with the system, for free." Linus Torvalds __________ View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind__________View the list's information and change your settings at http://www.freelists.org/list/programmingblind
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