Re: Virtualizing current control

Bill White

Hi, Karen. If there is a button or other control that you can press by focusing on it, and pressing Space or Enter, pressing INSERT plus SHIFT plus V puts that control in a virtual view. A virtual view is one in which you can look at the control without actually causing it to do what it does when you press Enter or Space on it. It is a way of looking at the controls on the screen without actually clicking on it, the way a sighted person would do by looking at it.


Bill White




From: [] On Behalf Of Karen Reynolds
Sent: Saturday, May 14, 2022 2:38 PM
Subject: Virtualizing current control



I frequently accidentally press the v instead of b when I am wanting to check the amount of batter time left before needing to charge my laptop. Normally I press insert plus shift plus the letter b. sometimes I mess up and hit v. What is the window that pops up that is “virtualizing current control”? If I do the same thing in an Outlook message it says “No text in current window”, even when there is text there. What is this shortcut key function?




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