Caps Lock Alert or Prevention #939

nvaccessAuto opened this Issue Sep 25, 2010 · 2 comments


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Reported by parham on 2010-09-25 07:39
When NVDA crashes (and before it recovers from the crash), all keys are passed through. When it comes to laptop users (or those who use caps lock as a modifier key), this makes caps lock turn on even though it is not intended to. It would be very useful to have an alert (a beep, for example, or a speech alert when NVDA is done recovering) to let the user know of caps lock being turned on, or intercept the NVDA modifier keys even when NVDA is recovering from a crash. I personally would go with the latter, but I assume it would take too much time and effort. So, even the first one will be fine.
Blocked by #601


Comment 1 by jteh on 2010-10-13 02:46
Milestone changed from None to 2010.3


Comment 3 by jteh on 2010-10-14 05:06
NVDA now intercepts the NVDA modifier keys even while frozen. This was implemented as part of the new input framework in 062be1b.
State: closed

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