Key Table: Braille Note

Contents

Notes

  • To temporarily (for the next character) switch to an input mode,
  • use [4] together with combinations of [3] and ]6].
  • To permanently switch to an input mode,
  • use [45] together with combinations of [3] and ]6].
  • To turn on dot 7, add [3]. To turn on dot 8, add [6].
  • To switch back to (n)avigation mode, use space+[1345].

Default Bindings

Special Modes

  • enter/leave help display: Backspace+Dots125
  • enter/leave command learn mode: Space+Dots1456
  • enter/leave preferences menu: Space+Dots14
  • enter/leave status display: Backspace+Dots234
  • set display mode attributes: Backspace+Dot1
  • set display mode text: Backspace+Dots2345
  • set screen image frozen/unfrozen: Enter+Dots124
  • describe character: Backspace+Dots145, RoutingKey
  • switch to Default Bindings: Space+Dots1345

Cursor Functions

  • go to screen cursor:
    • Dots25
    • Space
  • go back after cursor tracking: Back+Advance
  • bring screen cursor to character: RoutingKey
  • bring screen cursor to current line: Space+Dots1256

Vertical Navigation

  • go up one line:
    • Back
    • Dots13
  • go down one line:
    • Advance
    • Dots46
  • go to top line: Dots14
  • go to bottom line: Dots36
  • go to beginning of top line:
    • Previous+Advance
    • Dots123
  • go to beginning of bottom line:
    • Previous+Next
    • Dots456
  • go up to nearest line with different content: Dots145
  • go down to nearest line with different content: Dots256
  • go up to nearest line with different highlighting: Dots125
  • go down to nearest line with different highlighting: Dots236
  • go up several lines: Dots245
  • go down several lines: Dots356
  • go up to nearest line with less indent than character: Dots24, RoutingKey
  • go down to nearest line with less indent than character: Dots35, RoutingKey

Horizontal Navigation

  • go backward one braille window:
    • Previous
    • Dot2
  • go forward one braille window:
    • Next
    • Dot5
  • go backward skipping blank braille windows: Dots23
  • go forward skipping blank braille windows: Dots56
  • go to beginning of line:
    • Previous+Back
    • Dot3
  • go to end of line:
    • Next+Advance
    • Dot6
  • go left one character: Dot1
  • go right one character: Dot4
  • go left half a braille window: Dots12
  • go right half a braille window: Dots45
  • place left end of braille window at character: Space+Dots123, RoutingKey

Clipboard Functions

  • start new clipboard at character: Space+Dots12356, RoutingKey
  • append to clipboard from character: Space+Dots246, RoutingKey
  • linear copy to character: Space+Dots12456, RoutingKey
  • rectangular copy to character: Space+Dots23456, RoutingKey
  • insert clipboard text after screen cursor: Space+Dots1234
  • search backward for clipboard text: Dots124
  • search forward for clipboard text: Dots235

Configuration Functions

  • set text style 6-dot: Backspace+Dots235
  • set text style 8-dot: Backspace+Dots236
  • set skipping of lines with identical content on: Enter+Dots24
  • set skipping of lines with identical content off: Backspace+Dots24
  • set skipping of blank braille windows on: Enter+Dots12
  • set skipping of blank braille windows off: Backspace+Dots12
  • set sliding braille window on: Enter+Dots2456
  • set sliding braille window off: Backspace+Dots2456
  • set track screen cursor on/off: Back+Next

Speech Functions

  • stop speaking: Space+Dots134
  • speak current line: Space+Dots234

Keyboard Input

  • backspace key: Backspace
  • escape key: Space+Dots26
  • cursor-left key: Space+Dots23
  • cursor-right key: Space+Dots56
  • cursor-up key: Space+Dots25
  • cursor-down key: Space+Dots36
  • page-up key: Space+Dot5
  • page-down key: Space+Dot6
  • home key: Space+Dot2
  • end key: Space+Dot3
  • insert key: Space+Dots35
  • delete key: Space+Dots256
  • enter key: Enter
  • tab key: Space+Dots2356
  • switch to the previous virtual terminal: Backspace+Dots1236
  • switch to the next virtual terminal: Enter+Dots1236

Special Functions

  • remember current braille window position: Backspace+Dots134, RoutingKey
  • go to remembered braille window position: Enter+Dots134, RoutingKey
  • restart braille driver: Enter+Dots123456
  • restart speech driver: Backspace+Dots123456