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

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

Supported EuroBraille braille displays

AzerBraille, Clio, NoteBraille, PupiBraille, Scriba

Use the following commands with Narrator when using your EuroBraille AzerBraille, Clio, NoteBraille, PupiBraille, and Scriba models.

Notes: 

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Sharp, Up

  • Five

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • I

  • K

  • Sharp, Down

Show context menu

  • Sharp, A

  • G

  • Sharp, Up

  • Five

Pan braille right

  • M

Pan braille left

  • E

Braille home

  • Sharp, Left

Braille end

  • Sharp, Right

Braille next

  • L

Braille previous

  • F

Braille first

  • Sharp, Three

  • Sharp, E

  • One

Braille last

  • Sharp, Nine

  • Sharp, M

  • Seven

Select navigation mode

  • H

Start text selection at specified character

  • Star, E, Routing Key

End text selection and copy to clipboard

  • Star, M, Routing Key

Paste from clipboard at cursor point

  • Star, L

 

Esys 80

 

When using your EuroBraille Esys 80 display with Narrator, use the following commands to navigate your PC.

Notes: 

  • The cursor routing keys are the small, round buttons just behind the braille cells.

  • Routing Key 1 means pressing a cursor routing key once (single click).

  • Routing Key 2 means pressing a cursor routing key twice quickly (double click).

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

  • The joysticks are the small, round, five-way (left, right, up, down, press) controls to the left and right of the cursor routing keys.

  • The switches are three-way (left, right, press) controls on the front surface.

  • Switch 1 is the left outer switch.

  • Switch 2 is the right outer switch.

  • Switch 3 is the left inner switch.

  • Switch 4 is the right inner switch.

  • Switch 5 is between Switch 1 and Switch 3.

  • Switch 6 is between Switch 2 and Switch 4.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • Left Joystick Right

Show context menu

  • Right Joystick Press

Pan braille right

  • Right Joystick Right

  • Switch 1 Right

Pan braille left

  • Right Joystick Left

  • Switch 1 Left

Braille home

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left

Braille end

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Right

Braille next

  • Right Joystick Down

Braille previous

  • Right Joystick Up

Braille first

  • Left Joystick Up

Braille last

  • Left Joystick Down

Select navigation mode

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left + Switch 1 Right

Start text selection at character

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Left, Routing Key 1

Select from Start character to specified character and copy to clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Right, Routing Key 1

Paste from clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Press

 

Esys 40, 64

 

When using your EuroBraille Esys 40 and EuroBraille Esys 64 displays with Narrator, use the following commands to navigate your PC.

Notes: 

  • The cursor routing keys are the small, round buttons just behind the braille cells.

  • Routing Key 1 means pressing a cursor routing key once (single click).

  • Routing Key 2 means pressing a cursor routing key twice quickly (double click).

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

  • The joysticks are the small, round, five-way (left, right, up, down, press) controls to the left and right of the cursor routing keys.

  • The switches are three-way (left, right, press) controls on the front surface.

  • Switch 1 is the left outer switch.

  • Switch 2 is the right outer switch.

  • Switch 3 is the left inner switch.

  • Switch 4 is the right inner switch.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • Left Joystick Right

Show context menu

  • Left Joystick Left

  • Right Joystick Press

Pan braille right

  • Right Joystick Right

  • Switch 1 Right

Pan braille left

  • Right Joystick Left

  • Switch 1 Left

Braille home

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left

Braille end

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Right

Braille next

  • Right Joystick Down

Braille previous

  • Right Joystick Up

Braille first

  • Left Joystick Up

Braille last

  • Left Joystick Down

Select navigation mode

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left + Switch 1 Right

Start text selection at character

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Left, Routing Key 1

Select from Start character to specified character and copy to clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Down, Routing Key 1

Paste from clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Press

 

Esys 12, 24

 

When using your EuroBraille Esys 12 and Esys 24 display with Narrator, use the following commands to navigate your PC.

Notes: 

  • The cursor routing keys are the small, round buttons just behind the braille cells.

  • Routing Key 1 means pressing a cursor routing key once (single click).

  • Routing Key 2 means pressing a cursor routing key twice quickly (double click).

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

  • The joysticks are the small, round, five-way (left, right, up, down, press) controls to the left and right of the cursor routing keys.

  • The switches are three-way (left, right, press) controls on the front surface.

  • Switch 1 is the left outer switch.

  • Switch 2 is the right outer switch.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • Left Joystick Right

Show context menu

  • Left Joystick Left

  • Right Joystick Press

Pan braille right

  • Right Joystick Right

  • Switch 1 Right

Pan braille left

  • Right Joystick Left

  • Switch 1 Left

Braille home

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left

Braille end

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Right

Braille next

  • Right Joystick Down

Braille previous

  • Right Joystick Up

Braille first

  • Left Joystick Up

Braille last

  • Left Joystick Down

Select navigation mode

  • Left Joystick Right + Switch 1 Left + Switch 1 Right

Start text selection at character

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Left, Routing Key 1

Select from Start character to specified character and copy to clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Right, Routing Key 1

Paste from clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Press

 

Esytime

 

When using your EuroBraille Esytime display with Narrator, use the following commands to navigate your PC.

Notes: 

  • The cursor routing keys are the small, round buttons just behind the braille cells.

  • Routing Key 1 means pressing a cursor routing key once (single click).

  • Routing Key 2 means pressing a cursor routing key twice quickly (double click).

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

  • The joysticks are the small, round, five-way (left, right, up, down, press) controls to the left and right of the cursor routing keys.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • Left Joystick Right

Show context menu

  • Left Joystick Left

  • Right Joystick Press

Pan braille right

  • Right Joystick Right

Pan braille left

  • Right Joystick Left

Braille next

  • Right Joystick Down

Braille previous

  • Right Joystick Up

Braille first

  • Left Joystick Up

Braille last

  • Left Joystick Down

Start text selection at character

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Left, Routing Key 1

Select from Start character to specified character and copy to clipboard

  • Left Joystick Down + Right Joystick Left, Routing Key 1

 

Iris

 

When using your EuroBraille Iris display with Narrator, use the following commands to navigate your PC.

Notes: 

  • The cursor routing keys are the small, round buttons just behind the braille cells.

  • Routing Key 1 means pressing a cursor routing key once (single click).

  • Routing Key 2 means pressing a cursor routing key twice quickly (double click).

  • The eight dot keys of the braille keyboard are behind the cursor routing keys.

  • From left to right, they are Dot 7, Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6, Dot 8.

  • The two keys of the braille keyboard in front of the braille cells, from left to right, are Backspace, Space.

  • The Menu key is the small, round button to the left of the cursor routing keys.

  • The Z key is the small, round button to the right of the cursor routing keys.

Narrator action

Display buttons

Primary action

  • Routing Key

Secondary action

  • L5

  • L6

  • Down + Left, Down

Show context menu

  • L3

  • Down + Left, Up

  • L6 + L7

Pan braille right

  • L8

Pan braille left

  • L1

Braille home

  • Down + Left, Left

Braille end

  • Down + Left, Right

Braille next

  • L7

Braille previous

  • L2

Braille first

  • Down + Left, L1

  • L1 + L2

Braille last

  • Down + Left, L8

  • L7 + L8

Select navigation mode

  • Down + Right, Up

  • L4

Start text selection at character

  • Down + Right, L1, Routing Key 1

Select from Start character to specified character and copy to clipboard

  • Down + Right, L8, Routing Key 1

Paste from clipboard

  • Down + Right, L7

 

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