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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.

Notes: 

  • The six round keys near the back are a braille keyboard.

  • From left to right, they're named Dot 3, Dot 2, Dot 1, Dot 4, Dot 5, Dot 6.

  • From left to right, the three long function keys are named Shift, Space, Control.

  • This table maps Shift to Dot 7, and Control to Dot 8.

  • The joystick between the dot and function keys has five positions named Up, Down, Left, Right, Enter.

  • The round scroll keys at either end of the braille display are named Left, Right.

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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