Tween Resources

What is Tween and why this page?

Tween is a mainstream Twitter app that happens to be accessible to users who are blind. It can be obtained from The app was originally developed in Japanese, and its documentation appears to have been translated to English using automatic translation services, which impairs readability in English. The purpose of this page is to provide resources for blind Tween users to make using the program easier.

Screen Reader-Specific Scripts and Such For Tween

There are JAWS scripts for Tween on this site.

There is a Tween AppModule for NVDA, a version of Peter Vagner's module for enhancing ListView control support, modified by Tyler Spivey to add functionality for Tween. To use, download that Zip file and unpack it into the AppModules folder in NVDA's user configuration directory. The zip file contains one file,

Keyboard Shortcuts For Tween

The following list of keyboard shortcuts comes from collecting tweets from Simon Jaeger and others that listed them:
Keystroke Description
Alt+O Options.
Enter Reply by default (can be changed).
Ctrl+M DM current user.
Ctrl+R Reply to current user.
Ctrl+Shift+R Reply to current user and all others mentioned.
Alt+R RT without comment (new style).
Alt+Shift+R RT with comment (old style).
Ctrl+Q Quote current tweet
Ctrl+S Favorite current tweet.
Ctrl+Shift+S Delete favorite.
Ctrl+U Open current user's timeline.
Ctrl+E Open URL.
G Put related tweets in a new tab.
Ctrl+Tab/Ctrl+Shift+Tab Move through buffers.
Ctrl+1/2/3/4 Standard tabs: timeline, replies, messages, favorites.
Esc/Ctrl+W Close current tab if possible.
Alt+C,H View relationships among users.
Alt+C,U Open any timeline.