Narrator supports the following BrailleNote braille displays in the Windows 10 Creators Update. To learn more about braille in Narrator, see Chapter 8: Using braille with Narrator.

For a list of all supported braille displays, see Appendix C: Supported braille displays.

Supported BrailleNote braille displays

All Models

Use the following commands with Narrator when using all BrailleNote models.

Notes: 

  • To temporarily (for the next character) switch to an input mode, use [4] together with combinations of [3] and ]6].

  • To permanently switch to an input mode, use [45] together with combinations of [3] and ]6].

  • To turn on dot 7, add [3]. To turn on dot 8, add [6].

  • To switch back to (n)avigation mode, use space + [1345].

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

  • Space + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 5 + Dot 6

Secondary action

  • Backspace + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4

  • Back + Advance

Show context menu

  • Backspace + Dot 1

  • Backspace + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4 + Dot 5

  • Dot 2 + Dot 5

  • Space

Pan braille right

  • Next

  • Dot 5

Pan braille left

  • Previous

  • Dot 2

Braille home

  • Previous + Back

  • Dot 3

Braille end

  • Next + Advance

  • Dot 6

Braille next

  • Advance

  • Dot 4 + Dot 6

Braille previous

  • Back

  • Dot 1 + Dot 3

Braille first

  • Previous + Advance

  • Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3

  • Dot 1 + Dot 4

Braille last

  • Previous + Next

  • Dot 4 + Dot 5 + Dot 6

  • Dot 3 + Dot 6

Select navigation mode

  • Space + Dot 1 + Dot 4

Start text selection at specified character

  • Space + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 5 + Dot 6, Routing Key

End text selection and copy to clipboard

  • Space + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 4 + Dot 5 + Dot 6, Routing Key

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Space + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4

 

 

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