Re: Getting to the JAWS start-up menu


Ed Marquette <marquette.ed@...>
 

Adrian:
Thanks. I should have mentioned that I tried that, but JAWS did
not appear in the list, even after pressing the Notification
Chevron button.
I know Jaws is running in the system tray because I always run it
that way. Still, despite having a list of nearly 20 things in the
system tray, JAWS isn't there.
Just to double check, I did an Alt-tab all the way around,
circling through all running applications. No Jaws there either.
So, it just has to be in the system tray somewhere.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of
Adrian Spratt
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2013 4:59 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: RE: Getting to the JAWS start-up menu

Ed,

The MS keystroke to reach the system tray is Windows key+b. I
believe this shortcut applies to both Win 7 and 8.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Ed
Marquette
Sent: Thursday, November 14, 2013 5:39 AM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: Getting to the JAWS start-up menu

Ed Marquette]] I know I've done this before, but cannot now
remember how. With a regular keyboard (one with a numeric
keypad), one can reach the Jaws menu with insert key plus j. On a
Windows 7 (or earlier machine), JAWS key plus F-11 will produce a
system tray from which one can activate the Jaws menu.
The Jaws key plus F-11 doesn't work in Windows 8, and I have only
one working JAWS key on this laptop (the capslock key).
So, in laptop mode (with the keyboard) Capslock plus j simulates a
mouse action.
Any ideas how to get to the Jaws menu when Jaws is set to run in
the system tray?
This is not urgent. I can just plug in an external keyboard
temporarily, but one would think there ought to be a way. Perhaps
my real problem is the inability to get to the system tray in
Windows 8.
[Ed Marquette[Ed Marquette]]


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