The Mozilla/Firefox Accessibility Toolbar extension has built in Keyboard Enhancements that allows the user to quickly navigate the information in the browser window using shortcut keys.
Enabling/Disabling Keyboard Enhancements
The Keyboard Enhancements are by default disabled in the Accessibility Toolbar. To enable this feature, select ENABLE KEYBOARD ENHANCEMENTS from the Options dropdown menu on the Accessibility Toolbar. If a checkmark is visible next to this item, then the Enhancements are active. If there is no checkmark, the Enhancements are disabled.
Navigating Structural Content
- Interpret Next Key as Accessibility Extension Command
- F8: When in text form controls the navigation keys will be used for text entry into the form. To have the key enturpreted as a Accessibility Extension command, press the F8 key first and then the extension shortcut command.
- Q: Previous link
- A: Next link
- Shift+Z: List of links dialog box
- W: Previous header
- S: Next header
- Shift+X: List of headers dialog box
- Navigation Bars
- E: Previous navigation bar
- D: Next navigation bar
- Shift+C: List of navigation bars dialog box
- Form Controls
- Shift+TAB: Previous form control
- TAB: Next form control
- Shift+V: List of form controls dialog box
- Shift+B: List of accesskeys dialog box
- Shift+Control+F: List of frames dialog box
- Toggle High Contrast Mode
- Shift+H: Toggle high contrast mode
- Toggle on ALT Text Rendering for Images
- Shift+G: Toggle between rendering images and ALT for the image
The accessibility extension functions can also be accessed through a pull down menu. The pull down memu options can be accessed through Operating Specific keyboard short cuts for menus. The accessibility menus can also be removed and restored through the "Options" menu item.
Reassigning Shortcut keys
The shortcut keys for the keyboard enhancements can be reassigned through the about:conf configuration feature of Mozilla/Firefox.