Shift + Search + Down selects the next item on a Chrome Book, on everything else it is
Control + Alt + Down
To just start reading from the current cursor position it is
Control + Alt + r
You may find this page more useful for shortcuts on ChromeVOX, wherever it says Launcher or Shift + Search you just use Control + Alt on anything other than a ChromeBook.
p.s. this would have been better on https://superuser.com so I am voting to close the question, but I couldn’t get the
<kbd> shortcut to work in a comment (plus my answer was too long) so I answered! 😛 maybe migrate the question there.
I am testing a site for accessibility using ChromeVOX and I notice that the
<p> tag content does not get read. When I tab through the main content, ChromeVOX simply skips over the
<p> and reads the
<h#> tags, and links.
I have watched the video: https://youtu.be/OUDV1gqs9GA?t=2748 and at this section, the narrator skips to the first
<h1> and then mentions a hotkey that will just let the screenreader continue to read all the text. However, narrator does not mention what that hotkey is.
I have looked at the ChromeVOX keyboard shortcuts, but I cannot find that one:
Also, here is a link to a site to see how screen-readers work:
When I navigate that site with ChromeVOX, it also does not read anything except for the
So, what is the keyboard shortcut or method to read the content in the
<p> tags or
role="main" tag? Is there an aria tag that would include those paragraphs? As far as I can see, this behaviour is common across all sites.
Apparently I didnt have a superuser account, (I have now!), copied answer there so you can close this question if you like.
I posted a comment on the Superuser question since those keybindings didn’t work on MacOS with Chrome browser and ChromeVOX. The only keybinding that seems to work is