moderated Re: fastest way to get host name of browser url

Adrian Spratt

Clever. Worth noting.


From: <> On Behalf Of Jeff Christiansen
Sent: Thursday, December 2, 2021 12:46 PM
Subject: Re: fastest way to get host name of browser url



I know this is a bit of a work-around but I do the following.

Somewhere on the page I find myself & do not want to move focus from that point but want to know the current address.

I use, Insert+A, to have the address read aloud.

I use, Insert+Spacebar and then H, to open speech history.

I select and copy the address.

I close the speech history window and continue reading where I left and activate links but having the URL on the clipboard until I am ready to use it.




From: <> On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via
Sent: Thursday, December 2, 2021 10:07 AM
Subject: Re: fastest way to get host name of browser url



In cases like this, I will often insert a temporary placemarker where I was on the webpage before moving to a different program or going to the address bar.  Hit Control Windows K to put that temporary placemarker.  When you come back from the address bar or another document, just hit the letter k to quickly move to where you left off.




From: <> On Behalf Of Mark
Sent: Wednesday, December 1, 2021 6:04 PM
Subject: fastest way to get host name of browser url


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anyone know fast ways to get the hostname from the url field of the browser?  if I move the focus to the url field and read word by word, i lose my spot in the document

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