Narrator supports the following TSI 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 TSI braille displays

Navigator 20

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Navigator 20 model.

Notes: 

  • The keys of the four-key pad on the left are named Cursor Left, Cursor Right, Cursor Up, Cursor Down.

  • The keys of the four-key pad on the right are named Nav Left, Nav Right, Nav Up, Nav Down.

  • The keys in-between the pads are named Thumb Left, Thumb Right.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Cursor Down + Nav Down

Secondary action

  • Cursor Up + Nav Down

  • Thumb Right + Cursor Up

Show context menu

  • Cursor Down + Nav Up + Thumb Left

  • Thumb Right

Pan braille right

  • Nav Right

Pan braille left

  • Nav Left

Braille home

  • Cursor Up + Nav Left

Braille end

  • Cursor Up + Nav Right

Braille next

  • Nav Down

Braille previous

  • Nav Up

Braille first

  • Nav Left + Nav Up

Braille last

  • Nav Left + Nav Down

Select navigation mode

  • Nav Left + Nav Right

 

Navigator 40

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Navigator 40 model.

Notes: 

  • The keys of the four-key pad on the left are named Cursor Left, Cursor Right, Cursor Up, Cursor Down.

  • The keys of the four-key pad on the right are named Nav Left, Nav Right, Nav Up, Nav Down.

  • The keys in-between the pads are named Thumb Left, Thumb Right.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Cursor Down + Nav Down

Secondary action

  • Cursor Up + Nav Down

  • Thumb Right + Cursor Up

Show context menu

  • Cursor Down + Nav Up + Thumb Left

  • Thumb Right

Pan braille right

  • Nav Right

Pan braille left

  • Nav Left

Braille home

  • Cursor Up + Nav Left

Braille end

  • Cursor Up + Nav Right

Braille next

  • Nav Down

Braille previous

  • Nav Up

Braille first

  • Nav Left + Nav Up

Braille last

  • Nav Left + Nav Down

Select navigation mode

  • Nav Left + Nav Right

 

Navigator 80

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Navigator 80 model.

Notes: 

  • The keys of the four-key pad in the middle are named Cursor Left, Cursor Right, Cursor Up, Cursor Down.

  • The keys on each side of the pad are named Left Thumb, Right Thumb.

  • The outer end keys are named Left Outer, Right Outer.

  • The inner end keys are named Left Inner, Right Inner.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

  • Cursor Down + Right Inner

Secondary action

  • Two adjacent routing keys

  • Cursor Up + Right Inner

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Inner

  • Right Thumb + Cursor Up

Show context menu

  • Two non-adjacent routing keys

  • Cursor Down + Left Inner + Left Thumb

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Left Inner

  • Right Thumb

Pan braille right

  • Right Outer

Pan braille left

  • Left Outer

Braille home

  • Cursor Up + Left Outer

Braille end

  • Cursor Up + Right Outer

Braille next

  • Right Inner

Braille previous

  • Left Inner

Braille first

  • Left Outer + Left Inner

Braille last

  • Left Outer + Right Inner

Select navigation mode

  • Left Outer + Right Outer

Start text selection at specified character

  • Routing Key + Left Outer

End text selection and copy to clipboard

  • Routing Key + Cursor Right

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3

 

Power Braille 40

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Power Braille 40 model.

Notes: 

  • The positions of the left bar are named Left Rocker Up, Left Rocker Down.

  • The positions of the right bar are named Right Rocker Up, Right Rocker Down.

  • The keys in the middle are named Convex, Concave.

  • The keys on the top are named Backward (on the left), Forward (on the right).

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

  • Left Rocker Down + Right Rocker Down

Secondary action

  • Two adjacent routing keys

  • Left Rocker Up + Right Rocker Down

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Down

  • Concave + Left Rocker Up

Show context menu

  • Two non-adjacent routing keys

  • Left Rocker Down + Right Rocker Up + Convex

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Up

  • Concave

Pan braille right

  • Forward

Pan braille left

  • Backward

Braille home

  • Left Rocker Up + Backward

Braille end

  • Left Rocker Up + Forward

Braille next

  • Right Rocker Down

Braille previous

  • Right Rocker Up

Braille first

  • Backward + Right Rocker Up

Braille last

  • Backward + Right Rocker Down

Select navigation mode

  • Backward + Forward

Start text selection at specified character

  • Routing Key + Backward

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3

 

Power Braille 65

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Power Braille 65 model.

Notes: 

  • The keys on the top, from left to right, are named Button 1, Button 2, Bar 1, Bar 2, Bar 3, Bar 4, Button 3, Button 4.

  • The keys on the front, from left to right, are named Switch 1, Switch 2, Left Rocker, Convex, Concave, Right Rocker, Switch 3, Switch 4.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

  • Left Rocker Down + Right Rocker Down

Secondary action

  • Two adjacent routing keys

  • Button 3 + Button 4

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Down

  • Concave + Left Rocker Up

Show context menu

  • Two non-adjacent routing keys

  • Switch 4 Up

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Up

  • Concave

Pan braille right

  • Button 4

Pan braille left

  • Button 3

Braille home

  • Left Rocker Up + Button 3

Braille end

  • Left Rocker Up + Button 4

Braille next

  • Right Rocker Down

  • Bar 2

  • Bar 3

  • Bar 4

Braille previous

  • Right Rocker Up

  • Bar 1

Braille first

  • Button 1 + Bar 1

Braille last

  • Button 1 + Bar 2

Select navigation mode

  • Bar 1 + Bar 2

Start text selection at specified character

  • Routing Key + Button 1

End text selection and copy to clipboard

  • Routing Key + Button 4

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3

 

Power Braille 80

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your TSI Power Braille 80 model.

Notes: 

  • The keys on the top, from left to right, are named Button 1, Button 2, Bar 1, Bar 2, Bar 3, Bar 4, Button 3, Button 4.

  • The keys on the front, from left to right, are named Switch 1, Switch 2, Left Rocker, Convex, Concave, Right Rocker, Switch 3, Switch 4.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

  • Left Rocker Down + Right Rocker Down

Secondary action

  • Two adjacent routing keys

  • Button 3 + Button 4

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Down

  • Concave + Left Rocker Up

Show context menu

  • Two non-adjacent routing keys

  • Switch 4 Up

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3 + Right Rocker Up

  • Concave

Pan braille right

  • Button 4

Pan braille left

  • Button 3

Braille home

  • Left Rocker Up + Button 3

Braille end

  • Left Rocker Up + Button 4

Braille next

  • Right Rocker Down

  • Bar 2

  • Bar 3

  • Bar 4

Braille previous

  • Right Rocker Up

  • Bar 1

Braille first

  • Button 1 + Bar 1

Braille last

  • Button 1 + Bar 2

Select navigation mode

  • Bar 1 + Bar 2

Start text selection at specified character

  • Routing Key + Button 1

End text selection and copy to clipboard

  • Routing Key + Button 4

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Routing Key .2 + Routing Key .3

 

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