Re: Jaws 2018 update delay
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Actually both firefox and Jaws need to make some major modifications to their code bases.
NVDA accesses the web content differently than jaws.
The firefox fixes will be done by may when firefox 60 gets released.
For now, use firefox ESR which I think is 52.6.0, which works fine. Soon we’ll be back on the regular update cycle.
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From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Jim L
Sent: Tuesday, February 20, 2018 1:50 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws 2018 update delay
Sorry that doesnt make sense, its up to Jaws to work with updated software not the otherway around, otherwise every software would be Jaws friendly
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Bill White
The Firefox issue is not a JAWS issue. It is a Firefox issue, and will not be resolved until about May, when Firefox is supposed to come out with a version which does not interfere with JAWS.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Jim L
Thanks, lets hope it fixes the firefox issue
Hi Jim! The new JAWS update is supposed to be available this week, perhaps as early as tomorrow, according to the latest FS Cast episode which was released last Friday.
Is there a reason we haven’t had an update for Jaws 2018? We usually get monthly updates and the initial release of 2018 in December, they still haven’t fixed the firefox issue, could that be the reason?
Am also having a couple of querky issues in 2018 and hopefully this will be also fixed in the next update.