Navigating the Ribbon in Microsoft Word with JAWS

Navigating the Ribbon in Microsoft Word with JAWS


(Narrator:) Keyboard commands for the ribbon.
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Let’s explore the ribbon in Microsoft Word using the keyboard. You may press the ALT key plus the key tip for any ribbon tab to move focus to that tab of the ribbon.
I’m going to press the ALT key to move to the ribbon. (JAWS:) Upper ribbon ribbon. Home tab, ALT followed by H. (N:) I’ll press tab to move to the lower ribbon. (J:) Home, clipboard
paste split button ALT followed by H, V (N:) When you hear there’s a split button in
the ribbons these split buttons typically have two purposes. Pressing
enter on the split button causes the default behavior to occur, in this case
pasting the contents of the windows clipboard. Pressing ALT+DOWN ARROW on the
button opens a context menu for other choices. (J:) ALT+DOWN ARROW clipboard tool bar, paste, use destination theme button, ALT+H, leaving menus, paste table paste options.
Use destination theme button, ALT+H. (N:) I’ll press ESC once. (J:) Upper ribbon home
clipboard paste split button, ALT followed by H, V. (N:) Pressing TAB allows you
to move between the controls in each group one at a time. (J:) Cut button
unavailable, ALT followed by H, X Copy button unavailable ALT followed by H, C, format painter button CTRL+SHIFT+C, CTRL+SHIFT+V. (N:) Pressing CTRL
RIGHT or LEFT ARROW moves from one group to the next on the lower ribbon, skipping
all the controls within the group except for the first control in each group. I’ll
press CTRL+RIGHT ARROW to move to the next group. (J:) Font edit combo collapsed, courier new, ALT followed by H, FF. (N:) And again. (J:) Paragraph bullet split button, ALT followed by H, U. (N:) And again. (J:) submenu Styles button ALT followed by H, L. (N:) Focus just quickly moved from the clipboard group, to the font group to, the paragraph group,
and now to the Styles group. I’ll press CTRL+LEFT ARROW to go back to the
clipboard group. (J:) Paragraph bullet split button, ALT followed by H, U. Font edit combo collapsed, courier new, ALT followed by H, FF. Clipboard paste split button
ALT followed by H,V. (N:) And I’ll press ESC to get out of the Ribbon. (J:) Leaving menus, leaving ribbons, edit page 21. (N:) Freedom Scientific, A Vispero brand.
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