Re: JAWS and Excel - problem reading cells still exists


Mario
 

JR, just a suggestion, did you disable the back stage view setting? I
don't know if there are other settings to disable (like the preview pane
I've heard) that might help. what version of JAWS and Excel are you using?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Jeremy [mailto:jeremy.richards7@gmail.com]
Sent: Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018 12:12 AM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS and Excel - problem reading cells still exists

Yes, good suggestion, but I did not have to expand any column in the past.

Thanks,

JR

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill Tessore
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2018 9:04 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS and Excel - problem reading cells still exists

I don’t know if this is the cause of your issue, but it may be worth
looking at.
When I was still able to use ZoomText I learned that unless I expanded
the width of a column I couldn’t see all the characters in the cell.
Expanding that column would reveal that text I KNEW was there.

Shalom,

Bill Tessore
billtessore@gmail.com
On Aug 21, 2018, at 8:35 PM, Jeremy <jeremy.richards7@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi all,

I hope others have different results, but I'm still experiencing the
problem of JAWS not being able to read text in cells within Excel when I
press F2.

I have discovered that if I type 8 characters or less, I can press F2
and arrow through the letters and make my edits. If the cell contains
a word or words with more than 8 characters, and if I press F2, JAWS
cannot read the text inside the cell. It appears it's the number of
characters in a cell that trips up JAWS.

Hmm, for whatever reason it seems as though VFO is struggling to fix
this problem since it has existed for quite a bit of time and
different versions of JAWS.

JR











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