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NVDA help desk has started to distribute following add-on.
Name: enhancedElementsList Add-on
Function: When this add-on is installed, pressing shortcut key NVDA+F8 shows enhancedElementsList dialog of web contents.
NVDA has originally a function for showing an elements list by pressing shortcut key NVDA+F7 in web contents, Microsoft Word, or Microsoft Excel. Using the enhancedElementsList add-on,in addition to the original elements list function, elements such as tables, buttons, edit boxes, radio buttons, combo boxes, and objects are listed up.
Listing-up of edit boxes and radio buttons is useful because imput fields of questionnaire form can be simply grasped. Listing-up of objects is useful because a motion picture (object) can be easily accessed in sites such as YouTube and niconico motion picures, in which various objects are utilized.
When the enhanced elements list dialog is shown, Ctrl+right arrow or left arrow enables to switch kinds of elements. Ctrl+F1 enables to show current status. These shortcuts can be pressed by one hand, so elements list can be browsed by using only one hand.
The number of currently selected elements is notified by voice or brailles on the title bar.
This add-on can be utilized in FireFox, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and in some cases, HTML mails in Thunderbird, and web contents in iTunes.
Current version of the add-on is not applicable for Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel.
You can download and install this add-on from the following link.
Download and install the Enhanced Elements List add-on of version 1.0
Not only NVDA users, but also web creaters can utilize this add-on as a tool for visualizing and evaluating hierarchic structure relation of HTML elements.