ObjPad

This add-on provides quick commands to manage objects on screen, including navigation and other possibilities.

Commands

  • Control+NVDA+TAB: Steps through arrow key modes (see below for details).

Arrow key modes

The add-on provides four ways to use arrow keys:

  • Classic (or normal mode): use arrow keys to move cursor.
  • Object nav: use arrow keys to move to next/previous/parent/first child objects.
  • Web: use arrow keys to cycle through elements and move between them.
  • Scan mode: use arrow keys to move through objects on screen regardless of hierarchy.

The following commands are available with arrow keys set to object nav:

  • Right arrow: next object.
  • Left arrow: previous object.
  • Up arrow: parent object.
  • Down arrow: first child object.
  • SPACE: activate.

With web mode active (elements are normal or moving by object, link, form field, heading, frame, table, list, landmark):

  • Right arrow: next element.
  • Left arrow: previous element.
  • Up arrow: previous element type.
  • Down arrow: next element type.
  • SPACE: activate.

With scan mode active:

  • Down arrow: next object.
  • Up arrow: previous object.
  • Right arrow: review next character.
  • Left arrow: previous character.
  • SPACE: activate.

Version 16.12

  • Added web mode.

Version 16.10

  • Initial stable version.