moderated Re: moving pointer to top corner of dialog box


Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

I don’t think you can navigate up and down with the mouse pointer. You can, however, use the mouse itself with mouse echo turned on. To do this,

 

1. Press INSERT or JAWS key plus Space bar, followed by the letter E.

 

Then the following keys are available to change the behavior of Mouse Echo, once JAWS key plus Space followed by E is entered,

 

Toggle mouse echo On/Off = O.
Set mouse echo to character = C.
Set mouse echo to word = W.
Set mouse echo to line = L.
Set mouse echo to paragraph = P.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 1:35 PM
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Subject: Re: moving pointer to top corner of dialog box

 

Interesting and not intuitive.  Does that mean that JAWS does not offer the same kind of screen reviewing that Window Eyes did where I could use keys to navigate up and down the screen with the pointer?   These various modes are my bigger learning hurdle right now with JAWS.

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 1:21 PM
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Subject: Re: moving pointer to top corner of dialog box

 

I don’t know if this is what you’re looking for, but there are two keystrokes in JAWS:

 

Get top left corner:

 

CONTROL plus SHIFT plus LEFT BRACKET

 

Get Bottom Right Corner:

 

CONTROL plus SHIFT plus RIGHT BRACKET

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via Groups.Io
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2018 9:33 AM
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Subject: moving pointer to top corner of dialog box

 

Hi all,

I have a couple programs at work that do not work well with speech.  In Window-Eyes I could put the mouse pointer to the top left of the program window or dialog box, then arrow down to read some status lines or get close to the edit fields I need. 

 

With JAWS, I’m getting proficient with routing the JAWS cursor to PC, but I cannot figure out if there is a way to get my mouse pointer to the top left or bottom left corners of the focused window.  With Window Eyes, I just had to hit the 7 on the numpad.  Is there a method?

 

Thanks.

 

 



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