Re: V 18 disappointment


Kimber Gardner
 

Ed,

Please share with the list whatever you discover regarding track changes.

Kimber

On 10/31/16, Marquette, Ed <ed.marquette@kutakrock.com> wrote:
I have to agree. I usually wait unless there is some new feature I really
need. I just upgraded to JAWS version 17. Unfortunately, we moved to
Office 2013 from Office 2010. That was definitely a step backwards. What a
kluge. So, my unhappiness with JAWS 17 may stem, in part, from the
miserable coding in Office 2013.
The only thing I see in JAWS 17 is that it messed up keyboard manager, made
it nearly impossible to move settings and custom scripts without a ton of
tedious work, and added some feature pertaining to the structure of Webpages
-- a feature I have totally shut down.
JAWS promises to bring back and rename the old merge utility.
That's good, but isn't it really a bug fix? I may try JAWS 18, but just to
see if it fixed the track change problems, as promised.
If it did not, I'm definitely waiting



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kimber
Gardner
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2016 10:13 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: V 18 disapointment

Same here, though it feels like something of a racket given the poor quality
of some releases that seem like no more than bug fixes dressed up as new
versions.

On 10/31/16, Marianne Denning <marianne@denningweb.com> wrote:
The problem is that if you don’t upgrade and keep purchasing the SMA
for your JAWS you will pay an outrageous price to upgrade in the
future. I have always purchased the SMAs and kept my JAWS current. I
will probably wait for
1 release to come out before I upgrade but I will definitely upgrade.



From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
stintonjoe@btinternet.com
Sent: Monday, October 31, 2016 12:54 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: V 18 disapointment



well i have only just brought jaws 17, so i wont be upgrading !!!





From: Drew Hunthausen <mailto:dhunthausen@gmail.com>

Sent: Monday, October 31, 2016 3:23 PM

To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

Subject: V 18 disapointment



I just got the official e-mail announcing Jaws 18. Disappointed!
Doesn’t sound like there is anything improved or new that I will use.
Won’t upgrade anytime soon!




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