NVDA Screen Reader keyboard shortcuts

NVDA Screen Reader

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- Shortcuts
Ctrl + Alt + N

Turn NVDA on

Insert + Q

Turn NVDA off

Ctrl

Stop reading

Insert +

Start reading continuously from this point

+

(numpad) Start reading continuously from this point

Read next item

⭾ Tab

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

⤶ Enter

Activate link

⤶ Enter

Activate button

or Space
H

Go to next heading

1

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

Insert + F7

List all headings

D

Go to next landmark/region

Insert + F7

Show list of all links, headings and landmarks

T

Go to next table

Ctrl + Alt + ← ↑ → ↓

Navigate table cells

L

Go to next list

I

Go to next list item

G

Go to next graphic

Insert + F7

List all links

K

Go to next link

U

Go to next unvisited link

V

Go to next visited link

← ↑ → ↓

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

↑   Shift + H

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

Say prior line

7

(numpad) Say prior line

Say next line

9

(numpad) Say next line

Insert +

Say current line

8

(numpad) Say current line

↑   Shift + 1

(numpad) Start of line

↑   Shift + 3

(numpad) End of line

↑   Shift + 7

(numpad) Top line

↑   Shift + 9

(numpad) Bottom line

Say prior character

1

(numpad) Say next character

Say next character

3

(numpad) Say next character

2

(numpad) Say current character

5 + 5

(press twice quickly) Say character phonetically

Ctrl +

Say prior word

4

(numpad) Say prior word

Ctrl +

Say next word

6

(numpad) Say next word

5

(numpad) Say current word

Alt +

Say prior sentence

Alt +

Say next sentence

Alt + 5

(numpad) Say current sentence

Ctrl +

Next paragraph

or Q
5 + 5

(on numpad. Press twice quickly) Say current sentence

Insert + +

(press up arrow twice quickly) Spell current line

T

Go to next table

↑   Shift + T

Go to previous table

Ctrl + Alt +

Cell to right

Ctrl + Alt +

Cell to left

Ctrl + Alt +

Cell below

Ctrl + Alt +

Cell above

F

Next form

⭾ Tab

Next focusable item

B

Next button

Space

Select and deselect checkboxes

X

Next checkbox

Alt +

Open combo box

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

↑   Shift + ↑  ↓

Select multiple options in combo box

C

Next combo box

↑  ↓

Toggle selection

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.)
Insert + Space

Toggle between forms mode and browse mode

NVDA + Ctrl + F

Search for a word or a phrase

Insert + 1

Keyboard help

Q

Next blockquote

Insert + F2

Next key you hit ignores NVDA and is a normal keystroke

Insert + 2

Speak characters typed

Insert + 3

Speak words typed

Read

entire foreground window (e.g. for dialogs)

Insert + T

Announce title of the current foreground window


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Program information

Program name: 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: https://www.nvaccess.org/downl...

Shortcut count: 80

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