Re: August 2018 update
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Also going to let you know that if you are user of Skype Electron, do not update it because if you update it, you will loose announcements of Skype such as sending messages deleting chats etc!
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From: Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, August 22, 2018 2:43 AM
To: JFW Mailing List
Subject: August 2018 update
Enhancements in JAWS 2018.1808.10 (August 2018)
The following is a list of improvements made in JAWS 2018 between the July 2018 update and the August 2018 update.
To download the latest release, visit the Downloads web page. You must be logged on as an administrator to install this software.
Skype now offers three options on Windows 10.
For users moving to Skype 8, please be certain to download the version referred to as "Skype for Windows" which works well on Windows 10. Note that the Universal App we are not recommending is referred to as "Skype for Windows 10".
For those using Skype version 8, we have added some additional keystrokes to help with navigation since these options are not offered in Skype. These commands are:
You can also use the JAWS command INSERT+W while focused on Skype for a list of most of the keyboard commands you would want to know when using Skype. For a full list from Microsoft, please visit the Skype Hotkeys Web Page.
Tip: You can assign a keystroke such as ALT+CTRL+S to the Skype icon on the Desktop to quickly open Skype to answer an incoming call. If you are in another application and you receive an incoming call alert, you can press your shortcut keystroke to open Skype, press INSERT+UP ARROW or INSERT+TAB to read the caller information, and then press CTRL+SHIFT+P or use TAB to choose Answer or Decline.
The latest version of JAWS can be downloaded using the links below. For new installations, download and save the executable file to your PC and install from there. Make sure to download the correct version (64-bit or 32-bit) for your computer.
Instructions to verify whether you have a 64-bit or 32-bit computer can be found at the bottom of this page.
Note: You will need an internet connection during the JAWS installation. If you will be installing JAWS on a computer that does not have Internet access, you will need to download and install the
before beginning the main JAWS installation.