Re: Latest J17.0.2417 Direct Download Links + What's New

Carolyn Arnold <4carolyna@...>

Thanks, Mike. Good that they have so much on Insert 4 now,.

Bye for now,


-----Original Message-----
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Behalf Of Mike B.
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 7:00 PM
Subject: Latest J17.0.2417 Direct Download Links + What's

Hi All,

Below are the direct download links for the latest
J17.0.2417 build / update, & what's new in this release.

32 Bit:

64 Bit:

Enhancements in JAWS 17.0.2417 (July 2016)

The following is a list of improvements made between the
JAWS 17 June 2016 release and the July 2016 update.

list of 8 items
. We have been working with Microsoft to improve the
accessibility of the Mail app included in Windows 10. After
installing this update, read-only messages you open are now
read using the Virtual Cursor, similar to Outlook.
Additionally, just like in Word or Outlook, JAWS now
announces when you turn on or off the bold, italic, and
underline attributes in editable messages using the CTRL+B,
CTRL+I, and CTRL+U commands. While users should notice
improved performance with the currently released Mail app,
Microsoft has made a number of changes as well to improve
the experience which will be included in a Windows 10 update
that will be available in the coming weeks.
. Due to issues with obtaining results from, the
People Search Research It lookup source has been updated to
use the web site To search, you now only need
to enter the person's first and last name. If you receive
too many results, you can narrow the search further by
typing the person's first and last name followed by a comma,
and then the city and state, or zip code. For example, John
Smith, Saint Petersburg FL, or John Smith, 33716.
. Addressed an issue where the INSERT+4 keystroke could not
be found using the JAWS Command Search feature. This command
opens a dialog box where you can select from a list of items
such as Euro, Yen, Pounds, Trademark, Copyright, bullet,
plus or minus, etc. and the symbol for that item will be
inserted at the cursor position in the currently open
document. If you know of any other keystrokes that are
missing from the JAWS Command Search, or are not easily
found, please provide us with the name of the keystroke and
the search terms you are using to locate it so we can update
the command descriptions with this information to make them
easier to find.
. When entering text in contracted braille using the APH
Refreshabraille display, addressed a reported issue where
contracted words beginning with dots
4-5-6 were not being correctly translated.
. This update contains new scripts from Corel to add JAWS
support for the X8 versions of WordPerfect, Quatro Pro, and
. Dictionary pronunciation rules have been added so that
JAWS now correctly speaks the name "Ai Squared".
. Resolved an issue with the Weather Research It lookup
source in the German version of JAWS not displaying the
. In response to customer requests, you can now configure
braille input when the braille language is set to English -
United Kingdom.
list end

Microsoft Excel
list of 3 items
. Resolved an issue where JAWS was not reporting background
color changes in Excel after turning on "Font, color, and
attribute changes indication" in Quick Settings.
. Addressed issues with opening drop-down lists contained in
. Addressed an issue where structured braille stopped
working correctly if focus moved to a menu and then back to
the spreadsheet.
list end

Web Browsers
list of 3 items
. Addressed certain instances where combo boxes on a web
page were not being shown in the virtual buffer.
. In addition to announcing "has pop up" on aria menu
buttons, JAWS now also says "has pop up" for any element
that includes the aria-haspopup property.
. Resolved an issue where JAWS was not always announcing the
change in status for toggle buttons in Internet Explorer.
list end

Windows 10
list of 3 items
. Resolved an issue where JAWS support for the Windows 10
Calculator was not working as expected.
. Improved JAWS performance in the Windows 10 Open With
dialog box, which allows you to select the application to
use to open the current file.
. The JAWS settings for the Windows 10 Task Manager are now
loaded as expected.
list end
Take care.
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