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Topic Title: Save As Dialogue box etc
Topic Summary: Voice names of dialogue box areas
Created On: 05/19/2022 03:47 PM
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 Save As Dialogue box etc   - GarethR - 05/19/2022 03:47 PM  
 Save As Dialogue box etc   - Alan Cantor - 05/19/2022 05:46 PM  
 Save As Dialogue box etc   - GarethR - 05/20/2022 12:17 PM  
 Save As Dialogue box etc   - dilligence - 05/20/2022 06:37 PM  
 Save As Dialogue box etc   - Alan Cantor - 05/20/2022 10:29 PM  
 Save As Dialogue box etc   - Lunis Orcutt - 05/20/2022 09:24 PM  
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Alan Cantor
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That's because Alan probably changed Explorer View to not show the Navigation Pane
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Yes, I changed the view of File Explorer to always hide the Navigation pane. I've got other ways to navigate that don't gobble up a substantial portion of the window's real estate!

 

Yet another option would be to create a mouse position command to set the focus to the main folder section.

 

This is a good time to use the "Mouse Window" command. Saying "Mouse Window... 5... click" usually puts focus into the list of files and folders.

 

It's a small, but annoying issue for sure. I wish Microsoft would by default set the focus to the main folder section in dialogs by default.

 

I find the issue more than annoying. I would characterize it as an accessibility and usability failure. The behaviour you describe was the default before Windows 7. 

I used to report these kinds of problems to Microsoft, but I stopped when I realized nobody at Microsoft was paying attention to me!

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