From: Jfw [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Marianne
Denning via Jfw
Sent: Sunday, May 17, 2015 12:30 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Marianne Denning
Subject: Re: Problem highlighting and copying web addresses
If I want to get the web address to put into another email I use cntrl d and
the address that is right there is the current address. I cntrl c to copy
it. I guess you could paste it anywhere you like at that point. If I don't
want to leave the current address I hit enter and I am right back on the
On 5/17/15, Tom Behler via Jfw <email@example.com> wrote:
This quiry relates to the recent thread on reading web addresses, but
I think my issue is different than what has been encountered thus far.
Basically, my problem is this:
When I am on a particular web site, I can initially access the URL web
address using either alt D or f6, but as soon as I start working with
my arrow keys to make sure I have focus on the address, or to actually
copy the address onto my clipboard, the address literally disappears.
At first, I thought this was a Jaws issue, in that the address is
still on the screen and simply is not being recognized by Jaws.
However, I had my sighted wife check, and she said that the address
disappears from the screen as well whenever I start working with my
I can gget a listing of other web addresses on the screen, but the one
I originally wanted seems to be gone.
Has anyone encountered this issue, and if so, how did you work around it?
I have found the problem with both Internet Explorer and Firefox.
I'm using Jaws 16 with Windows 7, IE 9, and Firefox 38 on this
Dr. Tom Behler from Michigan
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Teacher of students who are blind or visually impaired
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