Use a screen reader to work with suggestions in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with suggestions in To-Do

Use To-Do for Windows 10 your keyboard and a screen reader to use the suggestions view to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. We have tested it with Narrator and JAWS, but it might work with other screen readers as long as they follow common accessibility standards and techniques. The suggestions pane lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

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Open the suggestions view

To open the suggestions pane, in the My Day view, press the Tab key until you hear "For today button," and press Enter.

Complete tasks

  1. In the suggestions pane, press the Tab key until you hear the group that contains the task you want to mark complete.

  2. Press the Down arrow key until you hear the name of the task you want.

  3. Press the Tab key until you hear "Complete check box, unchecked," and then press Spacebar to mark the task complete.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the suggestions pane, press the Tab key until you hear the group that contains the task you want to add to My Day.

  2. Press the Down arrow key until you hear the name of the task you want.

  3. Press the Tab key until you hear "Add to My Day," and then press Spacebar to add the task to My Day.

Close the suggestions pane

  1. In the suggestions pane, press Shift+Tab until you hear: "Suggestions, expanded button."

  2. Press Spacebar to close the suggestions pane and return to the My Day view.

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Use a screen reader to explore and navigate To-Do

Use a screen reader to show all tasks with a due date in the Planned list in To-Do

Use To-Do for Mac with your keyboard and VoiceOver, the built-in macOS screen reader, to use the suggestions view to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you can get new features faster, join the Office Insider program.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in macOS screen reader, VoiceOver. To learn more about using VoiceOver, go to VoiceOver Getting Started Guide.

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Open the suggestions pane

To open the suggestions pane, in the My Day view, press the Tab key until you hear "Suggestions, collapsed button," and press Spacebar.

Complete tasks

  1. In the suggestions pane, press the Down arrow key until you hear the task you want to mark complete.

  2. Press the Tab key until you hear "Compete," and then press Spacebar to mark the task complete. You hear an audio cue to confirm your action.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the suggestions pane, press the Down arrow key until you hear the task you want to add to My Day.

  2. Press the Tab key until you hear "Add," and then press Spacebar to add the task to My Day.

Close the suggestions pane

To close the suggestions pane, press Shift+Tab until you hear "Suggestions, expanded button," and press Spacebar.

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Use a screen reader to explore and navigate To-Do

Use a screen reader to show all tasks with a due date in the Planned list in To-Do

Use To-Do for iPhone with VoiceOver, the built-in iOS screen reader, to use the suggestions view to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you can get new features faster, join the Office Insider program.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in iOS screen reader, VoiceOver. To learn more about using VoiceOver, visit Apple accessibility.

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Open the suggestions view

  1. In the My Day view, swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "Access suggested tasks via suggestions."

  2. Double-tap the screen to open the suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the suggestions view, swipe right until VoiceOver announces the task you want to mark complete. Then double-tap the screen to open the task details.

  2. Swipe right until you hear "Incomplete task," and then double-tap the screen.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the suggestions view, swipe right until VoiceOver announces the task you want to add to My Day. Then double-tap the screen to open the task details.

  2. Swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "Add task to My Day."

  3. Double-tap the screen to add the task to My Day.

Load more suggestions

  1. In the suggestions view, swipe right until VoiceOver announces: "More."

  2. Double-tap the screen to oad more tasks.

Close the suggestions view

  1. While on a task in the suggestions view, swipe left until VoiceOver announces: "Done."

  2. Double-tap the screen to close the suggestions view.

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Use a screen reader to show all tasks with a due date in the Planned list in To-Do

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Use a screen reader to explore and navigate To-Do

Use To-Do for Android with TalkBack, the built-in Android screen reader, to use the suggestions view to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you can get new features faster, join the Office Insider program.

  • This topic assumes that you are using the built-in Android screen reader, TalkBack. To learn more about using TalkBack, go to Android accessibility.

In this topic

Open the suggestions view

  1. In the My Day view, swipe right until TalkBack announces: "For today. Double-tap to access suggested tasks via suggestions."

  2. Double-tap the screen to open the suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the suggestions view, swipe right until TalkBack announces the task you want to mark complete.

  2. Swipe right until TalkBack announces "Incomplete task," followed by the task name.

  3. To mark the task complete, double-tap the screen.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the suggestions view, swipe right until TalkBack announces the task you want to add to My Day.

  2. Swipe right until TalkBack announces: "Add to-do to My Day."

  3. Double-tap the screen to add the task to My Day.

Close the suggestions view

  1. While on a task in the suggestions view, swipe left until TalkBack announces: "Back."

  2. Double-tap the screen to close the suggestions view. The My Day view opens and TalkBack announces: "My Day."

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Use a screen reader to show all tasks with a due date in the Planned list in To-Do

Set up your device to work with accessibility in Office 365

Use a screen reader to explore and navigate To-Do

Use To-Do for web with your keyboard and a screen reader to use the suggestions view to mark tasks complete, add them to My Day, and fetch additional suggested tasks. The suggestions view lists your uncompleted tasks that are, for example, overdue or due today. We have tested it with Narrator and JAWS, but it might work with other screen readers as long as they follow common accessibility standards and techniques.

Notes: 

  • New Office 365 features are released gradually to Office 365 subscribers, so your app might not have these features yet. To learn how you can get new features faster, join the Office Insider program.

  • To learn more about screen readers, go to How screen readers work with Microsoft Office.

  • When you use To-Do for web with Narrator, we recommend that you use Microsoft Edge as your web browser.

In this topic

Open the suggestions view

  1. In the My Day view, press the Tab key until you hear: "For today."

  2. Press Enter to open the suggestions view.

Complete tasks

  1. In the suggestions view, press the Tab key until you hear the task you want to mark as completed.

  2. Press Spacebar to open the task details. Then press the Tab key until you hear: "Mark as completed check box, unchecked."

  3. To mark the task complete, press Enter.

Add a task to My Day

  1. In the suggestions view, press the Tab key until you hear the task you want to add to My Day.

  2. The focus is on the task. Press the Tab key until you hear: "Add to My Day."

  3. Press Enter to add the task to My Day.

Close the suggestions view

  1. While on a task in the suggestions view, press Shift+Tab until you hear: "Close."

  2. Press Enter to close the suggestions view. The My Day view opens and you hear: "My Day."

See also

Use a screen reader to work with tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to work with lists in To-Do

Use a screen reader to show Planner tasks in To-Do

Use a screen reader to show all tasks with a due date in the Planned list in To-Do

Technical support for customers with disabilities

Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

If you are a government, commercial, or enterprise user, please contact the enterprise Disability Answer Desk.

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