numpadNavMode Add-on: all new beta release 0.5-dev for testing & review
I'm happy to announce an all-new beta of the numpadNavMode add-on, of which I released an alpha a couple weeks ago.
It has been almost completely rewritten, both to address some of the comments received, and because I just didn't like how it worked before. I think it is much better in this form, and I request anyone who tried it before, to try it again.
For those who didn't test it yet, please consider testing it now: it really is new and improved, if I do say so.
New in this version:
* Warning dialog on installation has been removed, no longer applies.
* The add-on should now avoid allowing any Windows nav, or any of its other numpad gestures, to be saved to a user's gestures.ini file.
* If a user maps one of the numpad gestures while in NVDA mode, it will remember that mapping when it switches back to NVDA mode from Windows mode.
A reminder of what it does:
Allows you to switch your numpad into Windows navigation mode, so you can use its arrow keys, home/end, and page up and down.
At the moment, I am not sure about its translatability. The add-on itself could be translated, but I have not yet looked into what I would have to do for locale gesture configurations. It may work well, it may not, for non-US keyboard users.
I intend to dig into that more in an upcoming version. If anyone wants to provide suggestions about that, please get in touch.