[macvoiceover] Re: Voiceover cursor.

  • From: Sarah Alawami <marrie12@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: macvoiceover@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 11 May 2010 14:47:53 -0700

You can arange it so you can move word by word or char by char. I think it's up 
plus rightt and left for that.

Take care.
On May 11, 2010, at 1:47 PM, David Poehlman wrote:

> when I turn quick nav on, the left and right arrows move through the window.
> On May 12, 2010, at 12:30 AM, Dean Wilcox wrote:
> I think the left and right cursor keys are moving word by word because you 
> have quick nav turned on.
> On 10 May 2010, at 14:47, David Poehlman wrote:
>> Left and right arrow by themselves read by character and there is no way to 
>> change this.
>> vo left and right arrow read by word and there is no way to change this.  to 
>> read by character with the vo cursor, use shift-vo-left/right arrow.
>> To hide thecaption pannel which is what shows the voiceover cursor messages, 
>> go to vo utility, choose "visuals and you'll find several tabs, one of which 
>> is "caption panel"
>> set it to the lowest settings for everything but transparency and 100 
>> percent for that.  You can also turn off all the other visuals in those tabs.
>> if you want to just turn visuals off temporarily, press vo-11.
>> To set cursors, go to vo utility, and choose navigation, tab through there 
>> and uncheck checkboxes to turn off an action and check them to turn on 
>> actions.  The exception is mouse cursor, it has three positions which are 
>> "follows vo cursor", 
>> "ignores vo cursor" and "moves voiceover cursor".  "ignores voiceover cursor 
>> is selected by default and it should stay that way to prevent issues in the 
>> interface.
>> On May 10, 2010, at 3:10 PM, Sue Morgan wrote:
>> Hi.
>> I've been playing around with the VoiceOver settings, and when in Mail for 
>> example, using the left and right arrow keys is reading by word instead of 
>> letter in a new message.  Any idea if there's a default setting for 
>> VoiceOver as I'm not sure what I changed to make that happen.
>> I'm also wondering if there's a way of getting rid of the VoiceOver commands 
>> on the screen as I don't need a sighted person to see them.
>> I notice also that the VoiceOver cursor follows the mouse cursor and vice 
>> versa.  Should I leave them checked?
>> Sorry to ask so many questions.  I currently use Windows with Jaws but my 
>> Parents have a Mac and it would be good for me to get around there machine 
>> with VoiceOver when I'm at their house.
>> Sue.
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