Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way


Mike & Barbara <mb69mach1@...>
 

Hi Dave,

I prefer the Classic start menu because you can put a lot more shortcuts in
it. Take care.
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: Dave Scrimenti
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 6:06 PM
Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way


That is the answer. I just switched over and it disappeared. Personally, I
like the xp start menu, but I switched control panel to classic.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way


> Hi Dave,
>
> I found the reason I am not showing the pin to start menu option. It is
> because I am running the Classic Start Menu. It does show if I run the
XP
> Start
> Menu. Take care.
>
> Mike
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Dave Scrimenti
> To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
>
>
> I decided to respond on-list because I know this is something others
are
> interested in, and might be making the same mistake. The problem is
that
> you're not on a file, you're on a folder. That's why you have the
> "explore"
> item in the context menu. You need to be on the actual jfw.exe file. on
> my
> system, the full path is:
> C:\Program Files\Freedom Scientific\JAWS\11.0\jfw.exe
> Obviously, I have Jaws 11. So when you get to the Jaws folder, don't
> press
> applications. Press enter. Then go to whatever number version you have
> and
> press enter. You'll find the jfw.exe file in there. Now you can press
> applications, and find "pin to start menu".
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
> To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 6:54 PM
> Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
>
>
> > Hi Dave,
> >
> > Following your steps this is what is in my context menu;Open
> > Explore
> > Delete
> > Rename
> > Sort by Name
> > Properties
> >
> > If you have a fix for this, would you please email me off list, since
> this
> > is no longer a Jaws issue? Thank you very much for giving me a heads
> up
> > on
> > this potential problem. Take care.
> > Mike
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Dave Scrimenti
> > To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 3:41 PM
> > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
> >
> >
> > Strange. I'm running XP, and I have that option in the context menu.
> For
> > example, go to JFW.exe in the freedom scientific folder in the
> programs
> > folder. Hit the applications key. The 1st item should be "open".
Down
> > arrow
> > and the next option is "run as". Down arrow once more and the 3rd
item
> is
> > "pin to start menu".
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
> > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:46 PM
> > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
> >
> >
> > > Hi Dave,
> > >
> > > In XP there is not a, pin to start menu, option in the context
menu.
> > At
> > > least I have never seen that option on my computers. Also, not
> > everybody
> > > has a, start menu, option in their, Send To, folder. At least, I
> > didn't
> > &
> > > had to add it. Take care.
> > > Mike
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: Dave Scrimenti
> > > To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> > > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 2:36 PM
> > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
> > >
> > >
> > > Again, not sure why you're doing so many steps for such a simple
> > > operation.
> > > I know some folks like to take the scenic rout when they travel,
> but
> > > there's
> > > nothing to see here. Just go to the item you want to add, press
> > > applications, and use the pin to start menu command. done.
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > From: "Mike & Barbara" <mb69mach1@charter.net>
> > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 5:23 PM
> > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... another way
> > >
> > >
> > > > Hi All,
> > > >
> > > > Below is a different way to use the applications / context menu
> to
> > add
> > > > items
> > > > to the start menu if you are running XP.
> > > >
> > > > 1. Open Documents & Settings in Local Disc C.
> > > > 2. Open your name folder and press the letter " S " until you
> land
> > on
> > "
> > > > Start Menu ."
> > > > 3. Press the applications / context menu key.
> > > > 4. Arrow up or down until you get to " Create Shortcut " and
> press
> > > enter.
> > > > 5. Now, you have a Start Menu shortcut at the bottom of your
> list.
> > Cut
> > > > this
> > > > shortcut and paste it into the Send To folder. If it reads
> > "Shortcut
> > > to
> > > > Start Menu ", highlight it, press the F2 key to edit it, and
> delete
> > > > shortcut
> > > > to, so it reads Start Menu only, and press enter to save the
> change.
> > > Now,
> > > > cut this and paste it into the Send To folder.
> > > > Now, if there is a icon on your desktop or a program you want
to
> > have
> > > in
> > > > your
> > > > Start Menu, just highlight it, press the applications / context
> menu
> > > key,
> > > > arrow to Send To and press enter or press the letter " N " for
> the
> > Send
> > > To
> > > > folder and press enter, Now, arrow up or down to the Start
Menu
> > > > selection
> > > > or press the letter " S " until you have the Start Menu
selection
> > > > highlighted, then press enter. You now have this program /
Icon
> in
> > > your
> > > > Start Menu.
> > > > With a new addition to the Start Menu another thing to do is
make
> > sure
> > > > everything is in order. You do this by pressing the Windows
key
> to
> > > open
> > > > the
> > > > Start Menu, pressing the applications / context menu key,
> arrowing
> > up
> > > to
> > > "
> > > > Sort By Name ", and pressing enter.
> > > >
> > > > Hope this helps. Take care.
> > > > Mike
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: Dave Scrimenti
> > > > To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
> > > > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 1:57 PM
> > > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS
13
> be
> > > out?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > I also use XP.
> > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > From: "Farfar on Laptop" <dgcarlson@sbcglobal.net>
> > > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list."
<jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > > Sent: Friday, September 02, 2011 3:21 AM
> > > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS
13
> be
> > > out?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > She's using XP, not Vista or Windows7.
> > > > > Dave Carlson
> > > > > From my Dell Latitude 630.
> > > > >
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: "Dave Scrimenti" <dscrimenti@comcast.net>
> > > > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list."
> <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 23:15
> > > > > Subject: Re: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will
JAWS
> 13
> > be
> > > > out?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > Maybe I'm misunderstanding what you're trying to do, but I
> don't
> > > know
> > > > why
> > > > > you're going through so many steps. If you want to add a
> program
> > to
> > > the
> > > > > start menu, just go to the program, press the applications
> key,
> > and
> > > > choose
> > > > > the "pin to start menu" command.
> > > > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > > From: "Tom Lange" <lange85@gmail.com>
> > > > > To: "The Jaws for Windows support list."
> <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
> > > > > Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2011 10:21 PM
> > > > > Subject: Adding items to Start Menu... was When will JAWS 13
> be
> > out?
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >> Hi,
> > > > >> Somebody wrote:
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>> Hello there;
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>> Someone was asking how to add item to the start menu?
> > > > >>>
> > > > >>> Are we asking for windows XP?
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >> I wasn't sure about that. If using Windows 7, the previous
> > > directions
> > > > >> about pinning items to the Start Menu are correct. If
we're
> > > talking
> > > > >> about
> > > > >> XP, the procedure is almost as simple.
> > > > >> 1. Find the program that you want to add to the Start Menu.
> > > > >> 2. Press the Application key or Shift-f10, then arrow down
> to
> > Copy
> > > > and
> > > > >> press Enter.
> > > > >> 3. Go to the Start button and use the application key
again.
> > Arrow
> > > > down
> > > > >> to Explore All Users and press Enter.
> > > > >> 4. The Start Menu tree view will be open in Windows
Explorer.
> > Press
> > > > Tab
> > > > >> once, then ctrl+v.
> > > > >> 5. Press Alt+F4 to close Windows Explorer.
> > > > >> 6. Open the Start menu as you normally do and you should
find
> > the
> > > new
> > > > >> entry.
> > > > >>
> > > > >> Tom
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
> > > > >>
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