PDF version of this manual.

Manual of all the shortcuts for using the accessibility functions of Emmabuntüs Debian Edition 5 under X F C E.

Warning : these accessibility shortcuts do NOT work under Emmabuntüs’ L X Q T environment.

Note: The Super key is also called the Windows key.

Help

Accessibility audio aid

Alt Super H

Accessibility visual aid

Alt Super V

Shortcuts audio aid compact version. This document.

Control Super S

Shortcuts visual aid compact version. This document.

Control Super V

Shortcuts audio aid full version

Control Alt Super S

Shortcuts visual aid full version

Control Alt Super V

Main accessibility applications

Launch accessibility configuration

Alt Super A

Launch Orca

Alt Super O

Launch Orca

Shift F2

Orca configuration

Alt Super S

Launch Compiz

Alt Super C

Compiz accessibility configuration

Alt Super Z

Secondary accessibility applications

Firefox ESR : Internet browser

Super W

Thunderbird : email client

Super M

LibreOffice Writer : word processor

Super O

Visual Magnifer Glass : digital magnifying glass

Super V

Elograf : voice dictation

Alt Super E

Geany: text editor

Alt Super G

eBook-speaker : digital book audio player

Alt Super B

Calibre : digital books reader

Super C

Kiwix : offline encyclopedia audio player

Alt Super K

TuxTyping : typing tutor for children

Alt Super T

NatBraille : Braille text translator

Alt Super I

Ocrizer : document scanner in OCR mode

Alt Super R

Audio playback of library digital books

Alt Super L

Visual reading of library digital books

Alt Super P

 

System

Display desktop

Alt M

Computer restart

Alt R

Computer shutdown

Alt S

Open terminal window

Super T

Open file explorer

Super E

Close window

Alt F4

Switch between windows

Alt Tab

Switch between windows in reverse order

Alt Shift Tab

Open Whisker menu

Super S

Open applications menu

Alt F1

Audio management

Play a beep

Alt B

Increase speaker volume

Alt Shift Up Arrow

Decrease speaker volume

Alt Shift Down Arrow

Mute speaker

Alt Shift Left Arrow

Activate speaker

Alt Shift Right Arrow

Toggle speaker

Alt Shift Page Up Arrow

Test speaker

Alt Shift Page Down Arrow

Increase microphone volume

Alt Super Up Arrow

Decrease microphone volume

Alt Super Down Arrow

Mute microphone

Alt Super Left Arrow

Activate microphone

Alt Super Right Arrow

Mute speaker and activate microphone

Control Super Left Arrow

Activate speaker and mute microphone

Control Super Right Arrow

Activate both speaker and microphone

Control Super Page Up Arrow

Utility management

Test of Internet connection

Alt Super X

Configure Internet devices such as Wi-Fi

Alt Super N

Update system

Alt Super U

Key lock status : caps, numeric keypad

Alt Super M

Authorize remote control of your computer

Alt Super W

Capture the screen and send it to the images server

Alt Super Y

Accessibility interface

Stop reading interface information

Escape

Orca activation

O

Orca configuration

C

Svox Pico language audio information enabled

P

Enable eSpeak language instead of Svox Pico

E

Enable eSpeak language audio information

K

Enable Orca shortcuts for a laptop

T

Enable information about audio aid

A

Enable information about Internet connection

W

Launch LX Key Map to modify keyboard mapping

X

Keyboard audio information enabled

Y

Audio information about interface options

S

Tutorial audio reading

I

Shortcuts audio reading

H

Read again audio interface help

R

Change Svox Pico language

Control + D, E, I, F, U or G key

Change eSpeak language

Alt + first letter of the language code

Validate option changes and quit interface

Enter

Ignore option changes and quit interface

Q

Orca screen reader

The Orca key is Insert on desktop and Shift on laptop

Base

Pass the next command on to the current application

Orca Backspace

Display the preferences configuration dialog

Orca Control Space

Read loud the entire document

Orca Down

Quit the screen reader

Orca F4

Search for the next instance of a string

Orca KP Delete

Perform left click on current flat review item

Orca KP Divide

Search for the previous instance of a string

Orca Shift KP Delete

Display the application preferences configuration dialog

Orca space

Open the Find dialog

KP Delete

Move the pointer to the current item

KP Divide

Perform right click on the current flat review item

KP Multiply

Swipe cursor

Speak entire window using flat review

Orca Home

Speak the current flat review item or word

Orca KP Begin

Move flat review to the end of the line

Orca KP End

Move flat review to the home position

Orca KP Home

Move flat review to the word above the current word

Orca KP Left

Move flat review to the end position

Orca KP Page Up

Move flat review to the word below the current word

Orca KP Right

Speak the current flat review object

KP Begin

Spell the current flat review item or word

KP Begin double clic

Phonetically spell the current flat review item or word

KP Begin triple clic

Speak the current flat review character

KP Down

Phonetically speak the current flat review character

KP Down double clic

Speak unicode value of the current flat review character

KP Down triple clic

Move flat review to the previous character

KP End

Move flat review to the beginning of the previous line

KP Home

Move flat review to the previous item or word

KP Left

Move flat review to the next character

KP Page Down

Move flat review to the beginning of the next line

KP Page Up

Move flat review to the next item or word

KP Right

Enter and exit flat review mode

KP Subtract

Speak the current flat review line

KP Up

Spell the current flat review line

KP Up double clic

Phonetically spell the current flat review line

KP Up triple clic

Verbosity of voice

Toggle whether to read just the current table cell or the whole row

Orca F11

Toggle the silencing of speech

Orca S

Toggle speech verbosity level

Orca V

System information

Present current time

Orca F12

Present current date

Orca T double clic

Mode sleep

Toggle sleep mode for the current application

Alt Control Shift Q

Bookmarks

Go to bookmark

Orca 1

Go to bookmark

Orca 2

Go to bookmark

Orca 3

Go to bookmark

Orca 5

Go to bookmark

Orca 4

Go to bookmark

Orca 6

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 1

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 2

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 3

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 4

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 5

Add bookmark

Orca Alt 6

Save bookmarks

Orca Alt B

Go to next bookmark location

Orca B

Go to previous bookmark location

Orca Shift B

Objets navigation

Go to the first child of the object with navigator focus

Orca Control Down

Go to the previous sibling of the object with navigator focus

Orca Control Left

Click on the object with navigator focus

Orca Control Return

Go to the next sibling of the object with navigator focus

Orca Control Right

Toggle simplified object navigation

Orca Control S

Go to the parent of the object with navigator focus

Orca Control Up

Navigation table

Go down one cell

Orca Shift Down

Go to the last cell in a table

Orca Shift End

Go to the first cell in a table

Orca Shift Home

Go left one cell

Orca Shift Left

Go right one cell

Orca Shift Right

Go up one cell

Orca Shift Up

Go to the bottom of the column

Orca Alt Shift Down

Go to the beginning of the row

Orca Alt Shift Left

Go to the end of the row

Orca Alt Shift Right

Go to the top of the column

Orca Alt Shift Up

Set the column to use as dynamic row headers

Orca Shift C

Clear the dynamic row headers

Orca Shift C double clic

Set the row to use as dynamic column headers

Orca Shift R

Clear the dynamic column headers

Orca Shift R double clic

Toggle table navigation keys

Orca Shift T

Item Details

Present the default button

Orca E

Read the attributes associated with the current text character

Orca F

Present the status bar

Orca KP Enter

Speak the current selection

Orca Shift Up

Present the title bar

Orca T

Perform the basic Where Am I operation

Orca KP Enter

Perform the detailed Where Am I operation

Orca KP Enter double clic

Learning mode

Activate the learning mode, then press either F1 for Orca help, F2 for Orca global shortcuts or F3 for Orca contextual shortcuts.

After pressing each function key, press Escape to exit this mode.

Note: The keypad lock must not be activated.

Orca H

Actions

Show actions menu

Orca Shift A

Compiz accessibility functions

Increase zoom

Control Up Arrow

Decrease zoom

Control Down Arrow

Cursor visibility yes/no

Super K

Increase window or background brightness

Shift Up Arrow

Decrease window or background brightness

Shift Down Arrow

Toggle window to negative

Super Left Arrow

Toggle screen to negative

Super Right Arrow

Increase window or background saturation

Super Up Arrow

Decrease window or background saturation

Super Down Arrow

Toggle window filter

Alt Super F

Toggle screen filter

Alt Super D

Thunar file system explorer

Navigation

Selection change

Up or Down Arrow

Folder navigation

Right or Left Arrow

Back to the previous folder

Backspace

Go to the parent folder

Alt Up Arrow

Open the selected folder

Alt Down Arrow

Use two panels view

F3

Open address bar for direct navigation

Control L

Items selection

All items selection

Control A

Expand selection upward or downward

Shift Up or Down Arrow

Select individual items

Control Click

Operations on files

Copy selected items

Control C

Cut selected items

Control X

Paste the copied or cut items

Control V

Delete selected items

Suppression

Undo previous action

Control Z

Other shortcuts

Rename selected item

F2

View refresh

F5

Display hidden items

Control H

Open the contextual me nu

Alt Escape

Firefox internet navigator

Navigation

Open new tab

Control T

Close current tab

Control W

Reopen latest closed tab

Control Shift T

Go to next tab

Control Tab

Go to previous tab

Control Shift Tab

Select address bar

Alt D or Control L

Reload current page

F5 or Control R

Reload the page, ignoring the cache

Control Shift R

Go to previous page

Alt Left Arrow

Go to newt page

Alt Right Arrow

Narrate mode

Switch to read mode

Control Alt R

Toggle audio playback

N

Browsing the page

Scroll down page

Escape

Scroll up page

Shift Escape

Find text on page

Control F

Find next

Control G or F3

Find previous

Control Shift G or Shift F3

Tabs

Go to the tab number

Control + 1 to 9

Open a new private browser window

Control Shift P

Open a new private browser tab

Control Shift N

Show or hide bookmarks toolbar

Control Shift B

Managing bookmarks and history

Add page to bookmarks

Control D

Open history

Control H

Open the downloads folder

Control J

Read Aloud Firefox audio playback extension

This extension can only work with an Internet connection, and enables the use of a wide range of free and non-free voice synthesizers. By default, we have activated the generic Read Aloud text-to-speech, which adapts the language according to the text on the page being read.

Read the page in audio playback

Alt P

Stop audio playback

Alt O

Go to next paragraph

Alt Down Arrow

Go to previous paragraph

Alt Up Arrow

Reader view another Firefox audio playback extension

This extension can be used without Internet connection, and allows you to enhance encyclopedia reading in the Kiwix reader by using the voice synthesizers present in Emmabuntüs. By default, we have activated the French version.

Switch to read mode

Alt X

Switch to audio playback mode

Control Shift S

Go to next paragraph

Control Shift Down Arrow

Go to previous paragraph

Control Shift Up Arrow

eBook-speaker audio reader for ePub formatted books

Stop Orca speech synthesis

Escape

Quit

Q

Help

H

Swap speech synthesis

T

Read selected file

Enter

Move up in the parent directory

Left Arrow

Enter the file explorer

X

Information about the current file

I

Insert a bookmark

P

Pause / resume reading

Space or 0

Look for a label

/

Mute the sound

M

Normal reading speed

Home Arrow or *

Decrease reading speed

Uppercase D or –

Increase reading speed

Uppercase U or +

Decrease speaker volume

V or 1

Increase speaker volume

Uppercase V or 7

Select the output sound device

O

Elograf voice dictation

The default punctuation command word is “papa” in French.

Elograf currently supports only the French language.

To write a period

cmd word + period + bar

To write period followed by an uppercase letter

cmd word + period

To write a comma

cmd word + comma

To write a semi-colon

cmd word + period + comma

To write a colon

cmd word + two + points

To write a question mark

cmd word + interrogation

To write an exclamation mark

cmd word + exclamation

To write a period followed by line feed

cmd word + period + line

To write a line feed

cmd word + line

To write a final period

cmd word + period + final

Kiwix offline encyclopedia reader server

In accessibility mode, Kiwix is launched in server mode and a script automates the reading of its content by Firefox. To use Kiwix in accessibility mode, simply type the Alt Super K shortcut.
To experience a easier reading of articles in Firefox, use its Reader View extension.

Go to search box

Alt Shift S

Go to encyclopedia home page

Alt Shift N

Go to Kiwix home page

Alt Shift W

Go to a random article page

Alt Shift D

Toggle Firefox reading mode

Alt Control R

Enable audio playback in Firefox reading mode

N

GRUB launcher in live mode

Home menu shortcuts

Play one beep to test audio output

R

Toggle text-to-speech mode

S

Go to English sub-menu

G

Go to French sub-menu

F

Go to Spanish sub-menu

N

Go to Italian sub-menu

I

Go to German sub-menu

D

Go to Portuguese sub-menu

P

Go to Danish sub-menu

K

Go to Japanese sub-menu

J

Language sub-menu shortcuts when text-to-speech mode is active

Go to previous menu

Backspace

Try Emmabuntüs without installing it in accessibility mode

T

Try Emmabuntüs without installing it in safe and accessibility modes

S

Install Emmabuntüs in accessibility mode

I

Additional French sub-menu shortcuts when text-to-speech mode is active

Install Emmabuntüs in accessibility mode, creating only partitions and user accounts.

D

Install Emmabuntüs in accessibility mode, creating only partitions

P

Audio information based on Morse code

Beep

1 short

Activate text-to-speech, Morse code S

3 short

Disable text-to-speech, Morse code O

3 long

Grub home screen

1 short

English sub-menu, Morse code A

1 short 1 long

French sub-menu, Morse code F

2 short 1 long 1 short

Spanish sub-menu, Morse code N

1 long 1 short

Italian sub-menu, Morse code I

2 short

German sub-menu, Morse code D

1 long 2 short

Portuguese sub-menu, Morse code P

1 short 2 long 1 short

Danish sub-menu, Morse code K

1 long 1 short 1 long

Japanese sub-menu, Morse code J

1 short 3 long

Debian classic installation

Stop reading the current sentence

Escape

Aid

Question mark

Back to the previous menu

Lower sign

Language selection numbers

English : 20
French : 24
Spanish :
German :
Italian :
Portuguese :

Japanese :