Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application


Dave...
 

Gary and Ed,

Unfortunately I think the same is also true for WebEx and PC Anywhere.

Dave Carlson
Sent from my Dell Latitude E6520 using Windows 7, San Francisco Bay Area

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gary King" <w4wkz@bellsouth.net>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 17:17
Subject: Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application


Ed,
Go-To Meeting displays a graphical representation of the other computer's
screen. I doubt that even the OCR in JFW 13 is good enough to let you do
any real work with it. Of course, scripting is not going to help either.

Gary King
w4wkz@bellsouth.net
----- Original Message -----
From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@KutakRock.com>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 2:29 PM
Subject: RE: JAWS Scripting for a new application


At the risk of starting a conflagration of controversy, I would like to
support the notion that John should get some remuneration for his hard
work -- even if he charged for scripts.
I know I would pay significantly for a set of scripts that made Google
Docs accessable, though I think that is not feasible.
The biggest single area of inaccessibility I encounter on my job is with
respect to on-line collaboration. I have clients who regularly send
invitations to go-to-meeting sessions where a document will be on the
screen, albeit from the client's computer. We will be on the phone
together, and sometimes the client will make edits he wants me to review,
and sometimes he will say simply, "Here, I'll give you control. Why don't
you revise this section on indemnification?"
I accomplish this only with the assistance of my sighted secretary.
Without her presence, I would be sunk.
Serotek has something called Accessable Event, but that really doesn't cut
it.
Again, this may be an application of limited applicability, but I run into
it all the time, and document collaboration is becoming more and more
popular. I hear ads for Go-To-Meeting almost every time I tune into XM
Radio, and note the popularity of Google Docs, not just because it is
cheap, but also because it offers collaboration.
This may simply be impossible and not everyone needs it, but if you need
it, you need it bad.


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Chris Smart
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 2:11 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application


Ok, so with most of the Office applications scripted for, not to
mention iTunes, and the various parts of Windows, what else would
the masses of unemployed blind folks with limitted incomes like
access to?
With the basics that most people want to use daily covered, we're
probably going to move into more specialized applications that not
as many people require. If said application is something that some
of us who work or are trying to find work need access to, maybe we
should donate a little cash to John for his hard work and probably
hundreds of hours spent scripting. Just a thought. Of course, any
donations would be voluntary.





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