Orbit Reader 20 Jaws Commands


Jaws Reading Commands

Function Key(s)
Move display to the leftLeft Arrow
Move display to the rightRight Arrow
Move display up one lineUp Arrow
Move display down one lineDown Arrow
Pan left one braille windowLeft Advance Bar
Pan right one braille windowRight Advance Bar
Top of active windowSelect + Dots 1 2 3
Bottom of active windowSelect + Dots 4 5 6
Route braille to active cursorSelect + R
Say current lineSpace + Dots 1 4
Say current wordSpace + Dots 2 5
Say current characterSpace + Dots 3 6


Jaws Navigation Commands

Function Key(s)
Previous document windowSpace + Dots 1 3
Next document windowSpace + Dots 4 6
Beginning of fileSpace + Dots 1 2 3
End of fileSpace + Dots 4 5 6
Page UpSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4 5
Page DownSpace + Dots 1 2 4 5 6
HomeSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4
EndSpace + Dots 1 4 5 6
Up ArrowSpace + Dot 1
Down ArrowSpace + Dot 4
Previous wordSpace + Dot 2
Next wordSpace + Dot 5
Previous characterSpace + Dot 3
Next characterSpace + Dot 6


Jaws Editting Commands

Function Key(s)
Backspace (acts as shift key when typing braille characters)Space + Dot 7
EnterSpace + Dot 8
TabSpace + Dots 4 5
Shift + TabSpace + Dots 1 2
Delete current characterSpace + D
Select allSpace + Dots 1 8
Select to top of documentSpace + Dots 1 2 3 7 8
Select to bottom of documentSpace + Dots 4 5 6 7 8
Select previous pageSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4 5 7 8
Select next pageSpace + Dots 1 2 4 5 6 7 8
Select to beginning of lineSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4 7 8
Select to end of lineSpace + Dots 1 4 5 6 7 8
Select previous lineSpace + Dots 1 7 8
Select next lineSpace + Dots 4 7 8
Select previous wordSpace + Dots 2 7 8
Select next wordSpace + Dots 5 7 8
Select previous characterSpace + Dots 3 7 8
Select next characterSpace + Dots 6 7 8
Copy to clipboardSpace + Dots 1 4 8
Cut to clipboardSpace + Dots 1 3 4 6 8
Paste clipboardSpace + Dots 1 2 3 6 8
UndoSpace + Dots 1 3 5 6 8


Jaws Windows Commands

Function Key(s)
Start menuSpace + Dots 1 3 4 7 8
Toggle menu barSpace + M
EscapeSpace + Dots 1 3 5 6
Alt TabSpace + T
Minimize all applicationsSpace + Dots 1 4 5 7 8
Jaws General Commands
FunctionKeys
Toggle keyboard helpSpace + Dots 1 4 5 6
Toggle type keys modeSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4 5 6
JAWS cursorSelect + J
PC cursorSelect + P
Route JAWS cursor to PC cursorSelect + Dots 1 4
Say all to bottomSpace + Dots 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
Toggle grade 2 translationSpace + G (Dots 1 2 4 5)
Toggle grade 2 translation of current wordSelect + W (Dots 2 4 5 6)
Display last flash messageSelect + F
JAWS findSpace + F
JAWS find nextSpace + Dots 2 5 7 8
JAWS find previousSpace + Dots 2 5 7 8
Toggle active cursor follows brailleSelect + Dot 1
Toggle braille follows active cursorSelect + Dot 4
Cycle through braille modesSelect + M
Display six-dot brailleSelect + Dots 2 3 5
Display eight-dot brailleSelect + Dots 2 3 6
Toggle cursor shapeSelect + Dots 1 4 6
Restrict braille cursorSelect + R
Toggle characters and attributesSelect + Dots 1 6
Braille color markingSelect + Dots 1 4
Select attributes to be displayedSelect + Dots 1 3
Set 8 characters per spaceSpace + Dots 2 3 6
Set unlimited characters per spaceSpace + Dots 1 3 6
Toggle 8/unlimited characters per spaceSelect + Dots 1 3 4 6
Cycle table reading optionsSelect + T
Cycle table header optionsSelect + H
Graphics labelerSelect + G
Adjust JAWS optionsSelect + Dots 1 2 3 6
JAWS windowSpace + J
Announce timet + Dots 7 and 8
Show script file nameSelect + Dots 1 2 3 4 5
Run JAWS managerSpace + 2 3 7 8


Jaws Special Key Commands

Function Key(s)
Ctrl + A - Ctrl + ZDot 8 + any letter
F1 - F10Dot 7 + Computer Braille number 1 - 0 (0 = F10)
Ctrl + F1 - Ctrl + F10Dot 8 + Computer Braille number 1 - 0
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Created on November 3, 2018