Re: retrying downloads in Firefox


One thing though.  I'm now using Firefox 60 and haven't had to use the retry because I haven't had problems with downloads.  Just figured I'd put that in there.

On 7/4/2018 10:08 AM, BlindedByTheLight wrote:
Hi and thank you,
Tab nor using the left and right arrows neither one work for me. I am using the latest version of JAWS 64-bit, and Firefox 52.9.0 (64-bit) (perhaps I need to upgrade). Oh, and using Windows 10.

Interesting how some things work for one but not for another.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of cecropia64
Sent: Wednesday, July 4, 2018 8:45 AM
Subject: Re: retrying downloads in Firefox

I have using Firefox. I just used the tab key and it got me to the retry button. Usually works out fine for me

On 7/4/2018 8:42 AM, Sharon wrote:
Have you tried right and left arrow?
Who knows if that would work?

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of BlindedByTheLight
Sent: Wednesday, July 04, 2018 8:21 AM
Subject: retrying downloads in Firefox


Sometimes when downloading files in Firefox, I receive a "Failed" notification in my downloads list. JAWS reads the name of the file, the word "Failed", the time of the download, and the word Retry. I have tried several ways to get to this retry button (applications key, Shift-F10, tab, even Control+R), but cannot figure out how to access this button/link/option. The JAWS cursor nor OCR even seem to read the downloads list, seemingly because the font is too small.

I know I can go back to a place and simply restart the download manually, but it would be convenient to know how to get to this option from within the downloads list.

Anyone ever succeeded with this in JAWS?

Hope I am not missing something obvious!

Thank you as always!


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