moderated Re: Moving between tabs in Edge

Gene Warner

I thought those Alt+left arrow and alt+right arrow keystrokes sounded familiar, they don't switch you from one tab to another, instead they are the keyboard equivalents for the back and forward buttons.

On another note, I may be looking at having to do a complete reinstall of Windows, I suspect that the same gremlin that is causing JAWS to read the page contents under the cursor instead of the page titles when I am switching between tabs is also responsible for insert+V quick setting to fail with these two errors:

unknown function call to: getListNestingLevelAnnounceInfo


QuickSettings Validation Error msedge
Error parsing settings

And this same gremlin may also be causing the new notification rules feature to not work.

The strange thing is that this seems to be some sort of conflict between JAWS and Edge because JAWS seems to be working normally everywhere else.

All this started about a month ago, possibly after some update to either Windows or JAWS.


On 6/25/2022 11:06 PM, Adrian Spratt wrote:
These aren't JAWS commands, but Windows'. They won't work if you've opened a new window, such as by pressing shift-enter. They work if you press enter on a link.
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-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of clarence carter via
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2022 9:42 PM
Subject: Re: Moving between tabs in Edge
I have run into a problem of not being able to move back from one page to another.
The ALT Left and Right commands don't work. Has this been eliminated in JAWS?
The only way I can go back to a previous page in /Edge is to move to the previous page within the Edge settings.
Does anybody have any idea how to correct this. I don't notice it so much in Chrome and Firefox.
-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Gene Warner
Sent: Saturday, June 25, 2022 12:28 AM
Subject: Re: Moving between tabs in Edge
It looks like I spoke too soon. After doing the JAWS repair, then restarting my PC, the problem with the tabs was gone as well as
Insert+V from within Edge producing an unknown function call error was
also gone, I then played a game of Spoonbill Solitaire, I then went back into Edge to do some browsing, and both problems were back! Thinking that the game may have left the system in some unknown state that was affecting JAWS, I did a restart, but still those two problems remained.
Sometimes I think we should just dump all this technology, all too often it seems like we take a step forward, only to fall back two steps and land on our butts
On 6/24/2022 11:55 PM, Gene Warner wrote:
Thank you for that! Your answer got me to thinking and I just
remembered that the installer has a repair mode so I tried it. It
solved my tabs problem as well as one other problem I was having with Edge and JAWS.


On 6/24/2022 9:13 PM, Curtis Chong wrote:

I am using the latest version of Edge. I do not experience this
problem when pressing CTRL+TAB. I hear the title of each page.


Curtis Chong

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Friday, June 24, 2022 3:37 PM
To: JAWS support list <>
Subject: Moving between tabs in Edge

Hi everyone!

Time was that in Microsoft Edge, when you used control+tab to switch
from one tab to another, JAWS would read the page title which made it
easy to find the tab you wanted, but now JAWS reads what ever is
where the cursor is. Is there a way to have JAWS read the page titles
like it used to or is this something that Freedom Scientific has to
fix themselves?


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