Re: compatability mode

Mike B. <mb69mach1@...>

Hi Jed,
My email is below:
Take care.
Sent from my iBarstool.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jed Barton
Sent: Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:53 PM
Subject: Re: compatability mode

I have no idea.
I can't even get it to open in word pad.  It just dings at me when i
arrow around.  My god, this should not be this complicated.
I've already spent close to 2 hours fighting with this.
What's your email

On 2/22/2017 4:51 PM, Mike B. wrote:
> Hi Jed,
> Can you select all the text, copy it to the clipboard,  & paste it into
> a text file, or a new Word document?  If the document isn't of some
> private nature, send it to me off list, & I'll see if I can extract the
> contents from it, & send it back to you.
> Take care.
> Mike
> Sent from my iBarstool.
> ----- Original Message -----
> *From:* Jed Barton <mailto:jed@...>
> *To:* <>
> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2017 1:24 PM
> *Subject:* Re: compatability mode
> Something is major wrong ehre guys.  I finaly got word to shut down.
> Then i clicked on the file again, but i can see no text.  Is there any
> way to get around this?  It's really annoying.  I've already wasted 45
> minutes on this.  All i wanna do is read this document.  Any ideas on
> what to do?  When i do control home, it just says top of file.  It
> almost sounds like something is blocking jfw from reading it.  Any ideas?
> On 2/22/2017 4:21 PM, Jed Barton wrote:
>> What i don't understand, why itkeeps hosing my computer.  The document,
>> i only got it to work once.
>> When i tab or arrow throw it, it literally reads nothing.
>> How do i make it start reading?
>> On 2/22/2017 4:04 PM, Mike B. wrote:
>>> Hi Jed,
>>> This will explain compatibility mode.  Read all the way through.
>>>  Original Message -----
>>> *From:* Susie q <mailto:susieq2@...>
>>> Hi, when I open a document that I had created when I was using windows
>>> 2003
>>> and jaws eight, when I open the document in windows seven, and Jaws13,
>>> and
>>> word 2010, it says, part one compatibility mode, what does that mean?
>>> Thanks
>>> and when I go to each chapter in the document, it says heading level two,
>>> not used to that info, what does each mean? Thanks sue
>>> *From:* Brian Lee <mailto:brianllee@...>
>>> Hello SusieQ,
>>> Word 2010 uses Compatibility Mode to maintain compatibility with earlier
>>> versions of Word.
>>> If you get a document from a person that was created in an earlier
>>> version
>>> of Word or you open a document you created in an earlier version of
>>> Word the
>>> word "compatibility" appears in the title bar.  JAWS reads the title
>>> bar of
>>> a document when you open it and so you hear the fact that the document
>>> was
>>> created with an earlier version of Word but has been made compatible for
>>> you.  Documents created in Word 2010 are stored in an open XML format.
>>> Documents created in Word 2003 or earlier were stored in a binary
>>> format so
>>> in order to open them in Word 2010 Microsoft uses the compatibility mode.
>>> If a file has a .DOC extension it will open in compatibility mode.  Even
>>> documents with a .DOCX extension created in Word 2007 could open in
>>> compatibility mode because some of the features of Word 2010 were not
>>> supported in Word 2007 such as some text effects and OpenType typographic
>>> features).
>>> Headings in Word are styles.  A style consists of such things as the
>>> type of
>>> font, font size, font color, character spacing, etc.  A heading 1
>>> style in
>>> word 2010 uses a Cambria font size 14 and is a blue color.  The
>>> heading 2 is
>>> the same except the font is one point smaller and is a 13-point Cambria
>>> font.  The normal style in Word uses a size 11 Calibri font with a black
>>> foreground color.
>>> If each chapter in your file starts with text in a heading 2 style
>>> then you
>>> can quickly move from chapter to chapter by browsing by heading.  You can
>>> list headings by using JAWS key with function key 6, using up or down
>>> arrow
>>> to the heading to jump to and pressing enter key.  You could also
>>> choose to
>>> move between only heading 2 text by going into navigation quick keys
>>> using
>>> JAWS key with Z and then pressing the number 2 to move to next heading or
>>> shift with 2 to move to previous heading 2 in your document.  When
>>> using the
>>> navigation quick keys you are working in a read-only mode so you will
>>> need
>>> to use JAWS key with Z to return to editing mode.  You can also use
>>> function
>>> key 6 in Word 2010 and move to the Search pane.  Use the "browse by
>>> heading"
>>> tab of the pane and use tab key to the list of headings to browse.
>>> However,
>>> you will likely find it easier to use the JAWS navigation quick keys
>>> or by
>>> listing headings with JAWS key and f6.
>>> The "Part 1" text that you are hearing must be text at the top of your
>>> document indicating that you are starting with the first part of a
>>> document.
>>> You likely have Part 2 and additional parts through the document.  One
>>> part
>>> might have a few chapters in it.
>>> Take care.
>>> Brian Lee
>>> brianllee@... <mailto:brianllee@...>
> <mailto:brianllee@...>
>>> ********
>>> *From:* Brian Lee <mailto:brianllee@...>
>>> Hi Susie q,
>>> Don't confuse compatibility mode with protected view mode.  Compatibility
>>> mode just means that Word 2010 is letting you open a file from an earlier
>>> version of Word.  You can still edit the document and save it as usual.
>>> JAWS just reads the title bar when opening the document and so you
>>> hear that
>>> it is being opened in compatibility mode.  You don't have to save it
>>> in the
>>> new format.  If all you are wanting to do is transfer the edited file to
>>> your Stream then you might as well just leave it in the .DOC format.
>>> On the other hand if there are features in Word 2010 that you want to use
>>> that weren't available in the earlier versions of Word then you might
>>> want
>>> to use the newer format.  The compatibility mode is not the same as the
>>> protected mode and it is not a safety feature.  If Word thinks a document
>>> might be from an unsafe source then it will open in protected view,
>>> which is
>>> like a sandboxed area.  Documents from programs using the Internet
>>> zone are
>>> examples of documents opened in protected view.  You don't need to worry
>>> about documents opened in compatibility mode so if all you are wanting
>>> to do
>>> is put them on the Stream you really don't need to use the newer format.
>>> Take care.
>>> Brian Lee
>>> brianllee@... <mailto:brianllee@...>
> <mailto:brianllee@...>
>>> Take care.
>>> Mike
>>> Sent from my iBarstool.
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> *From:* Jed Barton <mailto:jed@...>
>>> *To:* <>
> <>
>>> *Sent:* Wednesday, February 22, 2017 12:52 PM
>>> *Subject:* compatability mode
>>> Hey guys,
>>> OK, i am having a hhge probem reading a manual with jfw 17 and word.  It
>>> keeps telling me that a file is in compatability mode.  how do i get it
>>> out of this.  It's screwing everything up0

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