Re: Copying tables



Looks to me like it keeps the source formatting to some extent. If pasting
to Excel, you may get some blank columns due to extra tabs, but that's easy
to remedy.

If pasting to Notepad or other text, it appears you get spaces in place of

Give it a try yourself with tables and pasting to various applications, and
you'll get the idea.

I'm very impressed with this capability that's existed for a long time with
JAWS. I just never remembered to use it. My thanks to the poster who
originally brought it to our attention.

Dave Carlson
Oregonian, Musician, Woodworker, and Pioneer

----- Original Message -----
From: "Marianne Denning via Jfw" <jfw@...>
To: "Hozefa Tambawala" <starhoze@...>; "The Jaws for Windows support
list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Friday, February 13, 2015 07:55 AM
Subject: Re: Copying tables

If I use this will it keep the source formatting or Do I need to tell
the computer to keep the source formatting?

On 2/12/15, Hozefa Tambawala via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:
Not only in PDF files, you can use this method wherever the JAWS uses
virtual curser.

On 2/13/15, Michal Nowicki via Jfw <jfw@...> wrote:
There is a way to copy tables, preserving all original formatting in the
process. First, press the letter t from within the web page or PDF
to navigate to the table. JAWS will announce the table's dimensions.
press F8 to select the entire table. Once this is done, you can copy the
selection and paste it into the desired location. I hope this helps.


-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@...] On Behalf Of Dave
via Jfw
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2015 12:27 PM
To: Lau; The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Copying tables

I don't think so. Tables usually end up trashed when copied and pasted.
you can save the PDF as a Microsoft Word document, then it may preserve
table formatting.

Dave Carlson
Oregonian, Musician, Woodworker, and Pioneer

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lau via Jfw" <jfw@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, February 12, 2015 10:01 AM
Subject: Copying tables

Hi all:
Is there a way to copy any table and a fillable PDF file to another
Instead of typing it all out again?
I am using jaws 14 and Windows 7.


Lauren Snyder, Ph.D.
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