I thought it might be helpful to the
group if I passed along a solution for managing website
favorites which works across all of the Windows browsers I
have worked with over the years: Internet Explorer, Mozilla
Firefox, Google Chrome, and Microsoft Edge.
First, I created a folder within My
Documents called Favorites. There is nothing magical about
the name of the folder. You can call it anything you like.
This is where you would store any Favorite that you create.
Second, using Edge or any other
browser, go to the web page for which you would like to
create a favorite or shortcut. Press ALT+D or CTRL+L (it
really doesn't matter) to move the focus to the address bar.
Since the URL contained in the address bar is already
highlighted (selected), press CTRL+C to copy the URL to the
With File Explorer, open the
Favorites folder you have created. Press CTRL+SPACE a couple
of times to ensure that nothing is selected. JAWS should
tell you when the line item is not selected.
Now, press Shift+F10 to open up a
context menu and up arrow to New. Press right arrow to open
the submenu and press down arrow to Shortcut. Press Enter.
Paste the URL you copied earlier into
the edit field and tab once to type a name for the Shortcut.
Then, press Enter.
That's all there is to it. Any time
you want to manage or go to a favorite, use File Explorer
first to locate the favorite and then press Enter to