JAWS keyboard shortcuts

JAWS  

Zeynel Abidin Öztürk -
3 years ago
- Shortcuts
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Say Prior Character

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Say Next Character

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Num 5

Say Character

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Num 5 then Num 5

Say Character Phonetically

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Insert +

Say Prior Word

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Insert +

Say Next Word

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Insert + Num 5

Say Word

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Insert + Num 5 then Num 5

Spell Word

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Say Prior Line

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Say Next Line

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Insert +

Say Current Line

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Insert + then

Spell Current Line

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Alt +

Say Prior Sentence

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Alt +

Say Next Sentence

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Alt + Num 5

Say Current Sentence

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Insert + Home

Say to Cursor

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Insert + Page Up

Say from Cursor

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Insert + Home then Home

Spell to Cursor

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Insert + Page Up then Page Up

Spell from Cursor

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Insert +

Say All

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Fast Forward during a Say All

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Rewind during a Say All

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Insert + Space then S

Toggle Full Speech, Speech On Demand (default), or Mute Speech

  Note: When using this keystroke, press and release INSERT+SPACEBAR, and then press S to change the speech mode.
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Insert + Space then ↑   Shift + S

Toggle Speech On Demand or Mute Speech (Full Speech must be disabled)

  Note: When using this keystroke, press and release INSERT+SPACEBAR, and then press SHIFT+S to mute speech.
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Insert + 5

Say Color

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Num 5 then Num 5 then Num 5

Say ASCII or Hexadecimal Value

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Insert + F then Insert + F

Say Font

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Ctrl + Insert +

Start Skim Reading

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Ctrl + Insert + ↑   Shift +

Skim Reading dialog box

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Insert + Win + C

Copy Selected Text to FSClipboard

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Alt + Ctrl + Page Down

Temporarily Decrease Voice Rate

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Alt + Ctrl + Page Up

Temporarily Increase Voice Rate

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Alt + Win + Ctrl + Page Down

Permanently Decrease Voice Rate

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Alt + Win + Ctrl + Page Up

Permanently Increase Voice Rate

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Insert + Esc

Restore the speech rate to the last saved setting if changed temporarily or during a Say All

  Switching to another application using ALT+TAB also restores the default voice rate if changed temporarily
  Note: JAWS states "slower" or "faster" with each press of the above keystrokes.
  During a SayAll:
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Page Down

Decrease Voice Rate

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Page Up

Increase Voice Rate

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Insert + F12

Say System Time

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Insert + F12 then F12

Say System Date

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Insert + T

Say Window Title

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Insert + Tab

Say Window Prompt and Text

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Insert + End

Say Top Line of Window

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Insert + Page Down

Say Bottom Line of Window

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Insert + ↑   Shift +

Say Selected Text

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Insert + ↑   Shift + then

Spell Selected Text

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Ctrl + Insert + V

Say Application Version

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Insert + F10

Window List

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Insert + F11

List System Tray Icons

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + F11

View System Tray Contents

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Ctrl + Insert + ↑   Shift + G

List Labeled Graphics

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Insert + E

Say Default Button of Dialog

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↑   Shift + Num 5

Say Current Control Hot Key

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Insert + B

Read Current Window

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Insert + Tab

Say Window Prompt in Text

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Insert + C

Read Word in Context

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Alt +

Open Combo Box

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Alt +

Close Combo Box

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift

Select Multiple List Items

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or Ctrl + Space
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Ctrl + \

Unselect All But Current

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Ctrl + Insert + 0 - 9

Read List View Columns 1 through 10

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Insert + F1

Use in any control in a dialog box for context sensitive help on the type of control and keystrokes that work in that control

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Num +

(press twice quickly if the Touch Cursor is currently active) PC Cursor

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Num -

JAWS Cursor

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Num - then Num -

Invisible Cursor

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↑   Shift + Num +

Touch Cursor

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Insert + Num +

Route Touch Cursor to Focus Location

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Insert + Num +

Route PC Cursor to JAWS Cursor

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Insert + Num -

Route JAWS Cursor to PC Cursor

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Ctrl + Insert + Num -

Tether JAWS to PC

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Insert + R

Restrict JAWS Cursor or Virtual PC Cursor

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Num /

Left Mouse Button

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Num *

Right Mouse Button

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Insert + Num /

Left Mouse Button Lock

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Insert + Num *

Right Mouse Button Lock

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Ctrl + Insert + Num /

Drag and Drop

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Alt + Del

Say Active Cursor

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Ctrl + Insert + ↑   Shift + C

Say Cursor Type

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Down

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Left

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Right

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Up

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Insert + V

Quick Settings

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Insert + Ctrl + S

Select a Voice Profile

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Ctrl + Win + L

Select Language

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Ctrl

Interrupt Speech

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Insert + Space then D

Audio Ducking Toggle

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Insert + Space then F11

Screen Shade Toggle

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or F11
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or Insert + Space then Print Screen
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Insert + Ctrl + H

Custom Highlight Assign

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Insert + Esc

Refresh Screen and Unmute Current Sound Device

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Insert + S

Screen Echo Toggle

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Insert + 2

Typing Echo Toggle

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Insert + 3

Pass Key Through

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Insert + 4

Select Symbol to Print

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Insert + J

JAWS Window

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Insert + Ctrl + F

JAWS Find

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Insert + F3

JAWS Find Next

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Insert + ↑   Shift + F3

JAWS Find Previous

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Insert + F4

Shut Down JAWS

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Insert + Space then L

Keyboard Lock

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Insert + Q then Q

Say Active Configuration Name

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Insert + F2

Run JAWS Manager

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Insert + Ctrl + W

Open Word Index

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Insert + Win + W

Open Skim Read Summary (Based on the last word selected from the Word Index list)

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Insert + Alt + W

Virtualize Window

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Insert + Space then H

View Speech History

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Insert + Space then ↑   Shift + H

Clear Speech History

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Insert + Alt + S

Select Scheme

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Win + M

Minimize All Applications

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Insert + Win + C

Copy Selected Text to FSClipboard

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Insert + Win + Num -

(Desktop layout) Script Utility Mode Toggle

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⇪ Caps Lock + Win + -

(Laptop layout) Script Utility Mode Toggle

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Insert + Space then J

JAWS Command Search

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Insert + F2

(then select Commands Search) JAWS Command Search

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Ctrl + Insert + Tab

Create a Prompt

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Insert + F2

(then select Prompt Create) Create a Prompt

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Insert + G

Graphics Labeler

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Insert + F2

(then select Graphics Labeler) Graphics Labeler

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Ctrl + Insert + G

Start Auto Graphics Labeler

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [

Set Frame Top Left

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ]

Set Frame Bottom Right

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + [ then [

Set Frame to Window

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Ctrl + Insert + C

Clear Initial Values

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Insert + F2

Run JAWS Manager

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Insert + 6

Settings Center

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Insert + F2

(then select Settings Center) Settings Center

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Insert + D

Dictionary Manager

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Insert + F2

(then select Dictionary Manager) Dictionary Manager

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Insert + 9

Frame Viewer

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Insert + F2

(then select Frame Viewer) Frame Viewer

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Insert + 8

Keyboard Manager

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Insert + F2

(then select Keyboard Manager) Keyboard Manager

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Insert + 0

Script Manager

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Insert + F2

(then select Script Manager) Script Manager

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Insert + 7

Window Class Reassign

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Insert + F2

(then select Window Class Reassign) Window Class Reassign

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Ctrl + Insert + F1

Screen Sensitive Help Technical

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Ctrl + Insert + F2

Say Special Window Classes

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Insert + X

Say Frame at Cursor

  Table layer keystrokes offer a fast and convenient way to navigate tables. The table layer eliminates the need to have to hold down several keys at once to perform a table navigation command.
  Press and release INSERT+SPACEBAR, followed by T to get to the table layer. Then press any of the following keystrokes.
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?

List the keystrokes you can use in this layer

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← ↑ → ↓

Move to cell above, below, left, or right

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Num 5

Say current cell

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Home

Move to the beginning of the current row

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End

Move to the end of the current row

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Ctrl + Home

Jump to the first cell in a table

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Ctrl + End

Jump to the last cell in a table

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Ctrl +

Move to the beginning of the current column

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Ctrl +

Move to the bottom of the current column

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Ctrl +

Move to the beginning of the current row

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Ctrl +

Move to end of current row

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Ctrl + ⤶ Enter

Jump to next table

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Ctrl + ↑   Shift + ⤶ Enter

Jump to prior table

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↑   Shift +

Read the current row

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Shift + Page Up

Read from the current cell

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↑   Shift + Home

Read to the current cell

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↑   Shift + Num 5

Read the current column

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Shift + Page Down

Read to the bottom of the column

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↑   Shift + End

Read from the top of the column

  The Table Layer remains active until you press a key that does not perform a table command, such as ESC, SPACEBAR, TAB, or ENTER
  Moving within tables
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Alt + Ctrl + Num 5

Say Current Cell

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Alt + Ctrl +

Cell to Right

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Alt + Ctrl +

Cell to Left

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Alt + Ctrl +

Cell Below

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Alt + Ctrl +

Cell Above

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Alt + Ctrl + Home

First Cell

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Alt + Ctrl + End

Last Cell

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Alt + Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

First Cell in Column

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Alt + Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Last Cell in Column

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Alt + Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

First Cell in Row

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Alt + Ctrl + ↑   Shift +

Last Cell in Row

Table reading commands
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Alt + Ctrl + Num 5

Say Current Cell

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Alt + Win +

Read Next Row

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Alt + Win +

Read Prior Row

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Alt + Win + ,

Read Current Row

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or Alt + Win + Num 5
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Insert + ↑   Shift + Home

Read from Start of Row

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Insert + Shift + Page Up

Read to End of Row

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Alt + Win +

Read Next Column

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Alt + Win +

Read Prior Column

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Alt + Win + .

Read Current Column

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Insert + ↑   Shift + End

Read from Top of Column

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Insert + Shift + Page Down

Read to Bottom of Column

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Insert + Alt + R

Toggle Revision Detection On or Off

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Insert + F1

Screen Sensitive Help

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Insert + 1

Keyboard Help

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Insert + F1 then F1

JAWS Help for Applications

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Insert + H

Hot Key Help

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Insert + W

Window Key Help

  When using the Laptop keyboard layout, most of your commands are right at your fingertips - as you type - so you do not need to continually switch your right hand to the number pad and back to the main section of your keyboard.
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⇪ Caps Lock + M

Say Prior Character

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⇪ Caps Lock + .

Say Next Character

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⇪ Caps Lock + ,

Say Character

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⇪ Caps Lock + , then ,

Say Character Phonetically

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⇪ Caps Lock + J

Say Prior Word

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⇪ Caps Lock + L

Say Next Word

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⇪ Caps Lock + K

Say Word

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⇪ Caps Lock + K then K

Spell Word

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⇪ Caps Lock + U

Say Prior Line

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⇪ Caps Lock + O

Say Next Line

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⇪ Caps Lock + I

Say Line

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⇪ Caps Lock + I then I

Spell Current Line

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⇪ Caps Lock + Y

Say Prior Sentence

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⇪ Caps Lock + N

Say Next Sentence

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⇪ Caps Lock + H

Say Sentence

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⇪ Caps Lock + Ctrl + U

Say Prior Paragraph

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⇪ Caps Lock + Ctrl + O

Say Next Paragraph.  (Note: For Internet Explorer, this command opens a list that shows the objects available on the current Web page. The HTML Object tag embeds content such as Flash movies, JAVA applets, images, audio, and video.)

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⇪ Caps Lock + Ctrl + I

Say Paragraph

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⇪ Caps Lock + Home

Say to Cursor

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or ⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + J
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Caps Lock + Page Up

Say from Cursor

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or ⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + L
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⇪ Caps Lock + Home

Spell to Cursor

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or ⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + J then J
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Caps Lock + Page Up

or  Spell from Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + L then L

Spell from Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + A

Say All

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or ⇪ Caps Lock +
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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + A

Say Selected Text

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or ⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift +
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⇪ Caps Lock + 5

Say Color

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⇪ Caps Lock + F

Say Font

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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + Y

Say Top Line of Window

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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + N

Say Bottom Line of Window

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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + B

Report Battery Level

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⇪ Caps Lock + then , then , then , then ,

Say ASCII or Hexadecimal Value

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Alt + ↑   Shift + ,

Say Current Table Cell

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Alt + ↑   Shift + M

Move to Prior Table Cell

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Alt + ↑   Shift + .

Move to Next Table Cell

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Alt + ↑   Shift + Y

Move Up One Table Cell

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Alt + ↑   Shift + N

Move Down One Table Cell

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Ctrl + ⇪ Caps Lock +

Start Skim Reading

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Ctrl + ⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift +

Skim Reading dialog box

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⇪ Caps Lock + ;

(press twice quickly if the Touch Cursor is currently active) PC Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + P

JAWS Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + P then P

Invisible Cursor

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↑   Shift + ⇪ Caps Lock + ;

Touch Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + '

Route Touch Cursor to Focus Location

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⇪ Caps Lock + '

Route PC Cursor to JAWS Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + [

Route JAWS Cursor to PC Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + R

Restrict JAWS Cursor or Virtual PC Cursor

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⇪ Caps Lock + 8

Left Mouse Button

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⇪ Caps Lock + 9

Right Mouse Button

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Ctrl + Win + 8

Left Mouse Button Lock

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Ctrl + Win + 9

Right Mouse Button Lock

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⇪ Caps Lock + ↑   Shift + 8

Drag and Drop

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Alt + Del

Say Active Cursor

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Down

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Left

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Right

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Alt + ↑   Shift +

(when the JAWS Cursor is active) Mouse Up


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Program information

Program name: JAWS JAWS (System tools)

JAWS is a screen reader program developed for Windows. It allows blind and visually impaired users to read the screen with a text-to-speech output or by a Braille display. It is one of the most popular screen readers worldwide.

Web page: freedomscientific.com/JAWSHQ/J...

Last update: 11/11/2019 8:10 PM UTC

How easy to press shortcuts: 58%

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Shortcut count: 250

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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