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Microsoft Excel: Shift+f11 to create new sheet should report new position #5689

jcsteh opened this issue Jan 19, 2016 · 4 comments


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jcsteh commented Jan 19, 2016

Shift+f11 is the shortcut key to create a new sheet. However, NVDA doesn't report anything when you press it. We should report it the same way we report control+pageUp/pageDown.

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Incubated in 5ceda18.

@jcsteh jcsteh added this to the 2016.1 milestone Feb 1, 2016
@jcsteh jcsteh closed this as completed in 85a9312 Feb 1, 2016
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Technically, is it possible to braille your position while pressing commands:
• shift+f11
• control+pageUp/pageDown

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What kind of position do you mean? cell address, sheet name, or sheet
index (e.g. 3 of 6)?

  • Cell address should already be brailled.
  • Sheet name can be seen on the braille display if you scroll back.
  • Sheet index is not available in either speech or braille.

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surfer0627 commented Apr 25, 2016

I mean sheet name.
at the beginning, I just expected a braille message shows sheet name, while user press shift+f11.

Before reading previous comment, I do not know that sheet name could be brailled while tethered to focus.
In this case, user could read sheet name and cell text. But, user may not need to know sheet name while arrowing through sheet cells.

It would be great, if cell text could be presented from the first cell on the display. User could experience this design when braille tethered to review.

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