Navigation Quick Keys make it faster and easier to move around on a Web page and anywhere else the Virtual Cursor is active. These commands are all assigned to keys on the main part of the keyboard, and are easy to remember and use. Press CTRL+F4 to close this page when you are finished reading it.
Many of the JAWS navigation quick keys are also available while using Say All on a Web page. The commands to move by heading, paragraph, form control, table, list, same or different element, next element, and to move to non-link text all work while you are using the Say All command.
JAWS Tip: You can use the SHIFT key in combination with many of the keystrokes in the table below to move to the previous unit or element.
|Description||Quick Key||Radio Button||A|
|Different Type Element||D|
|Item in a List||I|
|Jump to Line||J|
|Return to Previous Line||SHIFT+J|
|Jump to Cell (Within Table)||CTRL+WINDOWS Key+J or WINDOWS Key+J in Mozilla Firefox|
|Return to Previous Table Cell||CTRL+SHIFT+WINDOWS Key+J or SHIFT+WINDOWS Key+J in Mozilla Firefox|
|Temporary PlaceMarker||WINDOWS Key+CTRL+K|
|Add, Delete, Edit, or Rename Permanent PlaceMarker||CTRL+SHIFT+K|
|Speak All PlaceMarkers||ALT+WINDOWS Key+K|
|Move to Main Region of a Page||Q|
|Same Type Element||S|
|Word From List||W|
|Heading at Level||1 through 6|
|Move to OnMouseOver||SEMICOLON|
|Step Past Element||SHIFT+PERIOD|
|Step Before Element||SHIFT+COMMA|
Navigation Quick Keys are on by default, but you can turn them off, or set them to work only within Say All. Press INSERT+N (only when using the virtual cursor) to toggle this setting. You can also change this setting for Internet Explorer alone in Quick Settings with (INSERT+V), or globally for all programs in JAWS Settings Center.
Certain interactive web sites like Facebook offer keyboard shortcuts to perform many common tasks. While convenient, these keyboard shortcuts can conflict with JAWS Navigation Quick Keys. JAWS 16 and later provides a way to bypass JAWS commands in favor of web site-specific keystrokes. To learn more, choose the link How to Bypass Navigation Quick Keys.
Introduced in JAWS 10, Navigation Quick Key manager is used to view, edit, or delete Navigation Quick Key assignments. To open Navigation Quick Key manager do the following:
NOTE: You can also find Navigation Quick Key Manager in the list of JAWS managers by pressing INSERT+F2.
If you hold down CTRL+INSERT before pressing certain navigation quick keys, JAWS displays a list of all elements of that particular type on the page. For example, to display a list of all check boxes on the page, press CTRL+INSERT+X. Use the UP and DOWN ARROW keys to select an item in the list. You can then press ENTER to move to that item's location on the page.
You can use this keystroke to view lists of the following elements: buttons, check boxes, combo boxes, divisions, edit boxes, graphics, lists, radio buttons, tables, and more.
Additionally, you can get a list of all Virtual HTML Features on a Web page by pressing INSERT+F3.
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