NVDA Screen Reader keyboard shortcuts

NVDA Screen Reader

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- Shortcuts
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Ctrl + Alt + N

Turn NVDA on

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Insert + Q

Turn NVDA off

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Ctrl

Stop reading

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Insert + ↓

Start reading continuously from this point

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+

(numpad) Start reading continuously from this point

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↓

Read next item

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â­¾ Tab

Read next focusable item (button, link, etc.)

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⤶ Enter

Activate link

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⤶ Enter

Activate button

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or Space
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H

Go to next heading

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1

...to6: Go to next heading of level [1-6]

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Insert + F7

List all headings

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D

Go to next landmark/region

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Insert + F7

Show list of all links, headings and landmarks

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T

Go to next table

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Ctrl + Alt + ← â†‘ â†’ â†“

Navigate table cells

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L

Go to next list

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I

Go to next list item

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G

Go to next graphic

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Insert + F7

List all links

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K

Go to next link

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U

Go to next unvisited link

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V

Go to next visited link

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← â†‘ â†’ â†“

Toggle between radio buttons, "select" tag list items, tabs (ARIA widget), menu items (ARIA widget), tree view items (ARIA widget)

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↑   Shift + H

or D or T or Tab etc.: Go to previous heading, landmark, table, focusable item, etc.

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↑

Say prior line

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7

(numpad) Say prior line

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↓

Say next line

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9

(numpad) Say next line

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Insert + ↑

Say current line

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8

(numpad) Say current line

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↑   Shift + 1

(numpad) Start of line

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↑   Shift + 3

(numpad) End of line

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↑   Shift + 7

(numpad) Top line

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↑   Shift + 9

(numpad) Bottom line

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←

Say prior character

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1

(numpad) Say next character

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→

Say next character

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3

(numpad) Say next character

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2

(numpad) Say current character

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5 + 5

(press twice quickly) Say character phonetically

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Ctrl + ←

Say prior word

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4

(numpad) Say prior word

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Ctrl + →

Say next word

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6

(numpad) Say next word

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5

(numpad) Say current word

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Alt + ↑

Say prior sentence

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Alt + ↓

Say next sentence

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Alt + 5

(numpad) Say current sentence

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Ctrl + ↑

Next paragraph

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or Q
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5 + 5

(on numpad. Press twice quickly) Say current sentence

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Insert + ↑ + ↑

(press up arrow twice quickly) Spell current line

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T

Go to next table

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↑   Shift + T

Go to previous table

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Ctrl + Alt + →

Cell to right

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Ctrl + Alt + ←

Cell to left

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Ctrl + Alt + ↓

Cell below

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Ctrl + Alt + ↑

Cell above

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F

Next form

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â­¾ Tab

Next focusable item

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B

Next button

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Space

Select and deselect checkboxes

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X

Next checkbox

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Alt + ↓

Open combo box

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↓

(or the first letter) Browse / select options in combo box

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↑   Shift + ↑  â†“

Select multiple options in combo box

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C

Next combo box

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↑  â†“

Toggle selection

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R

Next radio button

“Forms mode” allows you to enter data into form fields. Browse mode allows you to navigate the page using standard screen reader shortcuts (e.g. to navigate headings, landmarks, links, etc.)
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Insert + Space

Toggle between forms mode and browse mode

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NVDA + Ctrl + F

Search for a word or a phrase

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Insert + 1

Keyboard help

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Q

Next blockquote

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Insert + F2

Next key you hit ignores NVDA and is a normal keystroke

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Insert + 2

Speak characters typed

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Insert + 3

Speak words typed

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Read

entire foreground window (e.g. for dialogs)

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Insert + T

Announce title of the current foreground window


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Program information

Program name: NVDA Screen Reader NVDA Screen Reader (General)

NVDA is a free screen reader designed to help blind people access to computers. It was initially released in 2006 by NV Access founders Michael Curran and James Teh - blind computer programmers who believe in universal access to computers.

Web page: nvaccess.org/download

Last update: 06 November 2020

How easy to press shortcuts: 85%

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Shortcut count: 80

Platform detected: Windows or Linux (not macOS)

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