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
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 Windows Clipboard.
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
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