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How to help a computer user who has Parkinson's Disease

A good friend of mine is a long-time programmer, but he has Parkinson's disease and his motor control is suffering. He's no longer working, is getting the medical attention that he needs. But even so, ...
2
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1answer
206 views

How can you improve accessibility in Visual Studio for visually impaired people?

My friend has a with a visual impairment. He is interested in learning and programming in VB.NET. He's currently using Narrator in Windows for his regular activities when using his computer. But is ...
0
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1answer
62 views

Changing width of column in Explorer details view with keyboard

On Windows XP, open up an Explorer window, for example by pressing Start-e. Make sure you're in the "details" mode, where you see for each file its size, type, etc. As you know, you can use the ...
8
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3answers
854 views

Can you move items on the desktop with the keyboard only?

Is it possible to move icons (files) on the desktop of Windows XP without touching the mouse, using the keyboard only? EDIT: I am specifically interested in an answer that does not involve simply ...
3
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1answer
2k views

how to take keyboard tab reverse?

when i use tab to navigate? if i press tab, tab , tab it goes forward but how to do reverse
8
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6answers
796 views

Mouse anti-tremor solution?

My 73 year old mother is a surprisingly savvy computer user. She uses her computer for research almost daily. As she has gotten older, she has developed a tremor in both hands. This makes using the ...