Re: Using Waterfox

Mike Rogers

There is a "sticky key" function with Jaws that allows you to press insert, then another key using one hand.


On Thu, 14 Feb 2019 19:07:24 -0000
"Dave Durber" <> wrote:

Hello there:

Due to an injury to the little finger on my right hand, I find pressing keystrokes such as INSERT+CTRL a problem. Not only that, when you press CTRL+F and type a search term on a page, I find that when you press ENTER, to activate the search function, it does not appear to take you to the result, if it finds it!

Dave Durber

----- Original Message ----- From: "JM Casey" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, February 14, 2019 6:21 PM
Subject: Re: Using Waterfox

Yeah, ctrl-f activates the browser's find function and not JAWS's, I
that as well. That's actually ok I think as that's the way browsers are
meant to function. Is it that much of a pain for you to use insert-ctrl-f
instead? You already have to do this in for examplea dobe reader...

That said I'm sure you could remap the keystroke somehow. I don't think
has separate keyboard/script files for waterfox, and that's why the
find doesn't work the same. You could probably create one if you watned

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Dave Durber
Sent: February 14, 2019 11:22 AM
Subject: Using Waterfox

Hello everyone:

Using Windows 7 and JAWS Version 2018, I installed WaterFox on one of my
computers this morning.

So far, I have found one irritating thing, that is, When I press CTRL+F,
JAWS now says, "Search in page", followed by the word edit.

How can I apply the keystroke, INSERT+CTRL+F, which is the JAWS search
command to CTRL+F, instead.

So far, with the limited use I have had using this browser, I am liking
speed and accessing the web pages I have visited.

Thank you in anticipation for any suggestions.


Dave Durber

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