Daniel Dalton daniel.dalton47 at
Tue Nov 20 05:40:45 UTC 2007

On 20/11/2007 3:52 AM, Janina Sajka wrote:
> Geoff's advice is absolutely on the mark. Lynx with Speakup continues to
> be a powerful, and very accessible browser. However, you do need to
> learn Speakup's screen review commands to use lynx effectively, because
> it doesn't work the way Windows screen readers made Internet Explorer
> work.

Ok I think I have worked out bits of it.

> My advice is to start lynx with two key command line options--then make
> these your defaults in the Options menu (accessed with by o) so you
> don't have to issue this long command every time:
> lynx -show_cursor -number_fields
> This will cause the system cursor to track your focus on hyperlinks,
> which is where you go with up and down arrow, or with TAB and Alt+TAB.
> Yes, that's correct, Alt+TAB, and not Shift+TAB, which has always been
> the Unix default.

Ok I'll a tempt to do that thanks.

> The Lynx for users who are blind document for which you were asking a URI is at:
> You can also access it on the help screen of Lynx, accessible by ?, but
> this wouldn't help you if you don't yet understand how to read documents
> in lynx.

I think I saw it this morning.

Two more questions:
1. How do I locate and enter info in to fields?
2. How do I navigate with brltty? Just with my thumb keys?


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