Use a Voyager braille display with Narrator

Applies to: Windows 10

Narrator supports the following Voyager 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 Voyager braille displays

All Models

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

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action
  • Routing Key
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 6
Secondary action
  • Two adjacent routing keys
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4
  • Thumb 3 + Down
  • Left
Show context menu
  • Two non-adjacent routing keys
  • Left + Up
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 4 + Dot 5
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 4 + Dot 5 + Dot 8
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 4 + Dot 5 + Dot 7
  • Thumb 3 + Up
  • Right
Pan braille right
  • Thumb 4
Pan braille left
  • Thumb 1
Braille home
  • Thumb 4 + Left
Braille end
  • Thumb 4 + Right
Braille next
  • Thumb 3
Braille previous
  • Thumb 2
Braille first
  • Thumb 1 + Thumb 2
  • Thumb 4 + Thumb 2
Braille last
  • Thumb 1 + Thumb 3
  • Thumb 4 + Thumb 3
Select navigation mode
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4
Start text selection at specified character
  • Thumb 1 + Routing Key
End text selection and copy to clipboard
  • Thumb 3 + Routing Key
Paste from clipboard at cursor point
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 3 + Dot 4 + Dot 6
  • Thumb 2 + Thumb 3
Toggle braille keyboard
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 3
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 3 + Dot 8
  • Thumb 2 + Dot 1 + Dot 3 + Dot 7

 

Braille Pen 2

 

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your Voyager Braille Pen 2 model.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action
  • Routing Key
  • Joystick Enter
  • Shift + Joystick Enter
Secondary action
  • Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4 + Joystick Enter
  • Scroll Left + Scroll Right + Joystick Down
  • Scroll Left + Scroll Right + Joystick Enter
Show context menu
  • Dot 1 + Joystick Enter
  • Scroll Left + Scroll Right + Joystick Up
  • Scroll Left + Scroll Right
Pan braille right
  • Scroll Right
Pan braille left
  • Scroll Left
Braille home
  • Shift + Joystick Left
Braille end
  • Shift + Joystick Right
Braille next
  • Scroll Right + Space
Braille previous
  • Scroll Left + Space
Braille first
  • Shift + Joystick Up
Braille last
  • Shift + Joystick Down
Select navigation mode
  • Dot 1 + Dot 2 + Dot 3 + Dot 4 + Joystick Enter
Start text selection at specified character
  • Control + Joystick Left
End text selection and copy to clipboard
  • Control + Joystick Right
Paste from clipboard at cursor point
  • Control + Joystick Enter

 

 

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