Re: Identifying colors in word


Kimber Gardner
 

Hi Ed,

I'm probably going to have to use the find in word to search for
colors as the document is rather large, but at least it sounds doable.

What are the steps for defining a hot key under keyboard? I've never done that.

Thanks for all the help.

K

On 10/4/11, Marquette, Ed <Ed.Marquette@kutakrock.com> wrote:
Kimberly:
Searching for color changes is possible in word. Not sure which version of
Word you are in, but if you get deep into the find dialog box, you will find
the option. As I recall, you need to search by specific color. So, you
will look for all the yellow and then all the red and so on. That's not all
that satisfying.
Be sure the changes are not in track changes. They will appear in different
colors too, and sighted folks may not know the difference.
You can jump to changes in track changes multiple ways.
With JAWS, press Insert plus z to turn on those quick keys or whatever they
are called. Then, simply press r to jump to the next revision.
In the reviewing task bar, you can tab to "next," but that's lots of tabbing
and quite slow
Finally, you can do what I did. Inside Word options and keyboard, you can
create your own shortcut keys. In my case, I set Shift plus alt plus r to
jump to the "next" revision.
Finally, if the document has track changes, you will want to turn them on
with insert plus v.
Hope this helps.


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Kimber Gardner
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 7:59 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Identifying colors in word

Thanks so much Tom and Dave. That works great.

Now, is there a way to jump from one piece of colored text to the
next? I don't see a navigation quick key for it, but I'm wondering if
it would be possible to perhaps do it with a macro or a script?

Thanks,
Kimberly

On 10/4/11, Tom Lange <lange85@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi Kimberly,
You probably want to turn on a proofreading scheme that will let you
identify colors while you're in say-all. As I recall, there a couple of
those. One lets you hear attributes and color; the other will simply
identify color changes as they occur.

1. Press alt+insert+s to bring up the scheme selection dialog.
2. Make a mental note of which scheme is currently active; it's probably
"classic". This is important in case you want to come back to it later.
3. Arrow up or down to the scheme that sounds right for you, then press
enter.
4. Go to the top of your document and do a say-all. You should hear JAWS
identify colors and/or attributes as they change.
5. When you're through, go back into the schemes selections and restore
the
original scheme so that you don't hear that extra info every time you get
into Word.

Hope this helps.

Tom


----- Original Message -----
From: "Kimber Gardner" <kimbersinbox1963@gmail.com>
To: <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 04, 2011 4:49 AM
Subject: Identifying colors in word


Hi All,

I have a word document in which text has been highlighted using
various colors to denote different types of edits.

How to I tell Jaws 12 to identify the different colors of text as I
read through the document?

Thanks in advance,
Kimberly

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