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Keyboard access to iOS

From: Gregg Vanderheiden <gv@trace.wisc.edu>
Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2012 23:53:00 -0500
To: public-wcag2ict-tf@w3.org
Message-id: <A1D7FEC0-4C28-4581-B7F3-C2745B19DB27@trace.wisc.edu>
FYI
Keyboard access to iOS

Chart shows keyboard equivalents to Voice Over Gestures for iOS  Plus many more additional keyboard navigation commands. 

The information here is also attached to the keyboard page of WCAG2ICT 
<https://sites.google.com/site/wcag2ict/home/2-operable/21-make-all-functionality-available-from-a-keyboard/211-keyboard>
as an excel sheet -- and is easier to read there. 




KEYBOARD ACCESS TO IOS APPLICATIONS			
based on http://axslab.com/articles/ios-voiceover-gestures-and-keyboard-commands.php		
Keyboard Equivalent		Gesture	 Action	
VO + left or right	Select previous or next item	1	Touch or move around the screen	Speaks and select the item under your finger	Quick Nav Commands
VO + Space	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	1	Tap 2 times fast	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	up + down
1	Tap 2 times and hold	Activates "drag-mode" (move icons, swipe-delete)	
VO + Space	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	1	Tap 3 times fast	Double presses a button (see tip below)	
VO + left or right	Select previous or next item	1	Swipe left or right	Selects the previous or next item	
VO + up or down	Preforms or move to the selected rotor option	1	Swipe up or down	Preforms or move to the selected rotor option	up or down
VO + Space	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	2	Hold 1 finger & tap with another	Select when dragging, activate with tap (aka split-tap)	
Control	Pause/resume speech	2	Tap once	Pause/resume speech	
VO + -	Preforms special action	2	Tap 2 times fast	Preforms special action	
VO + /	Add label to selected item	2	Tap 2 times and hold	Add label to selected item	
VO + I	Open Item Chooser for current area	2	Tap 3 times	Open Item Chooser for current area	
VO + A	Read all from first object in selected area	2	Swipe up	Read all from first object in selected area	
VO + B	Read all from selected item	2	Swipe down	Read all from selected item	
Escape	Go back, cancel, close pop-up	2	Scrub back and forth	Go back, cancel, close pop-up	
2	Pinch out/in	Select/deselect	
VO + Cmd + left or right	Change the speech rotor setting	2	Hold and twist left or right	Select the next or previous rotor item	
3	Tap once	Speaks the current page number and position	
VO + S	Toggle speech off/on	3	Tap 2 times fast	Toggle speech on/off (good for braille use)	
VO + Shift + S	Toggle Screen Curtain on/off	3	Tap 3 times fast	Toggle screen curtain on/off (VO works but screen is off)	
Alt + left or right	Move to next or previous horizontal screen/page	3	Swipe left or right	Move to previous or next horizontal screen/page	
Alt + up or down	Move/scroll up or down the screen/page	3	Swipe up or down	Move/scroll down or up (like moving a paper)	
Control + up 	Select the first item in the area	4	Tap the upper half with 4 fingers	Select the first item in the area	
Control +r down	Select the last item in the area	4	Tap the lower half with 4 fingers	Select the last item in the area	
Cmd + Tab	Switch to next app or hold Shift for previous	4	Swipe left or right	When in an app, switch to next or previous app	
VO + H 2 times	Open/close multitask pane	4	Swipe up or down	Open or close multitask pane	
VO + H	Go to home screen	5	Pinch in	Go to home screen	
VO keys = Control + Alt		
windows key = Cmd key		
General navigation		
VO + left or right	Select previous or next item	
VO + up or down	Preforms or move to the selected rotor option	
VO + Space	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	
VO + H	Go to home screen	
VO + H 2 times	Open/close multitask pane	
Escape	Go back, cancel, close pop-up	
Cmd + Tab	Switch to next app or hold Shift for previous	
VO + A	Read all from first object in selected area	
VO + B	Read all from selected item	
VO + M	Move to status bar	
VO + I	Open Item Chooser for current area	
VO + F	Search and go to match with Enter	
VO + G	Next search match, hold Shift for previous	
Handling VoiceOver		
Control	Pause/resume speech	
VO + S	Toggle speech off/on	
VO + Shift + S	Toggle Screen Curtain on/off	
VO + Cmd + up or down	Adjust the selected speech rotor option	
VO + Cmd + left or right	Change the speech rotor setting	
VO + /	Add label to selected item	
VO + K	Start VoiceOver training, Escape to exit	
Quick Nav Commands		
Turn on "Quick Nav" to use these commands by pressing left + right	
up + down	Activate the selected item. (open app, press button)	
left or right	Selects the previous or next item	
up or down	Preforms or move to the selected rotor option	
up + left or right	Change to next or previous rotor setting	
Alt + left or right	Move to next or previous horizontal screen/page	
Alt + up or down	Move/scroll up or down the screen/page	
Control + up or down	Select the first or last item in the area	
Control + left or right	Go to next or previous container/area	
Safari Web Shortcuts		
Hold Shift for previous		
H	Next heading	
1 to 6	Next respective heading level 16	
L	Next link	
S	Next text element	
W	Next landmark	
R	Next text field	
X	Next list	
T	Next table	
M	Next element of same type	
I	Next image	
B	Next button	
C	Next form element	
Text Field Commands		
You must have "Quick Nav" off to use these commands.	
When moving cursor, hold Shift to select/deselect text	
left or right	Move cursor by character	
up or down	Move cursor by row	
Alt + left or right	Move cursor by word	
Control or Cmd + left or right	Move cursor by phrase	
Cmd + A	Select all	
Cmd + C	Copy selection	
Cmd + X	Cut selection	
Cmd + V	Paste	
Cmd + Z	Undo. Note: you can also shake the device	
Cmd + Shift + Z	Redo. Note: you can also shake the device	
Eject	Show/hide screen keyboard	
VO + -	Preforms special action	
Cmd + Space	Change language keyboard layout	
F1	Decrease screen brightness	
F2	Increase screen brightness	
F7	Previous song	
F8	Pause/resume song	
F9	Next song	
F10	Mute sound	
F11	Decrease volume	
F12	Increase volume	
Gregg
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Gregg Vanderheiden Ph.D.
Director Trace R&D Center
Professor Industrial & Systems Engineering
and Biomedical Engineering
University of Wisconsin-Madison

Co-Director, Raising the Floor - International
and the Global Public Inclusive Infrastructure Project
http://Raisingthefloor.org   ---   http://GPII.net











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