On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 02:16:31PM -0400, Kyle wrote:
Thanks to the beeping mouse pointer in NVDA, I finally figured out what the problem was with the Orca modifier key. Seems that just
before Karmic was released, mouse keys was turned on by default.
I had this exact same problem too, yes, you can enable a setting which allows you to move the mouse pointer with the numpad keys... (Sorry I didn't see this earlier to help)
This is not a problem except when using a screen reader that uses
It would probably be rather handy - allowing a sighted person to not have to remove their hands from the keyboard to control the mouse whilst typing.
the keypad. It's never a good idea to have two things trying to use
the same keys at the same time. Conflicts somehow tend to arise when this happens.
Well one key is trying to undertake two separate tasks, I guess, and one gets it's way (mouse keys), and the orca functionality is lost. Dan
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