Re: turning off announcement of...


Richard Turner
 

OK.
I did not know that Jaws command.
I just had my wife check and the text is not on the screen, but obviously Jaws speaks it.
Anyone can open any program using the mouse or touchpad however, even though they cannot type.
So, perhaps a work around would be for him to put Jaws into Speech on demand with insert+space then s, so unless they know a jaws command to read the current line or to get it back to full speech, they wouldn't know what to do.

Richard

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019 10:10 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: turning off announcement of...

no. you misunderstood the issue. when he presses insert+spacebar and l.


-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard Turner [mailto:richardturner42@outlook.com]
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 1:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: turning off announcement of...

If you are talking about the message about pressing control, alt, delete to log on, yes it is shown on the screen.
When I lock my home computer with Windows-Key plus l, when I hit a key, the password field pops up.
At work, they have it set that you have to press control-alt-delete to log on and the message is shown as well as spoken.
If he used a password, someone knowing the keys to press wouldn't help them unless they also know his password.

Richard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019 9:49 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: turning off announcement of...

no. he just wants to prevent accidental potential disasters from happening when he leaves the computer running for a while unattended, in case something bumps a few keys, curious home members, etc.

does anyone know if this message actually displays on the screen when a key is pressed after the keyboard is locked? I'm thinking it isn't.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard Turner [mailto:richardturner42@outlook.com]
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 10:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: turning off announcement of...

So, does he not use a password?

Richard


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019 7:37 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: turning off announcement of...

he just tried it but it didn't work. he made the entry in the default dictionary and even unloaded/reloaded JAWS, and after the keyboard is locked, the announcement of what to press is still spoken.

how would he split up the announcement as you specified? give an example using this announcement he doesn't want.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Ben Humphreys [mailto:brhbrhbrh@gmail.com]
Sent: Saturday, March 9, 2019, 9:44 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: turning off announcement of...

Hi Mario,

One strategy is to use the JAWS Dictionary Manager to substitute a space for the text that annoys you.

For example, here's one I find annoying and have added to my JAWS default dictionary:
"Type the name of a program, folder, document, or Internet resource," to ""

When the messages are long, it's most reliable when you break them up into smaller chunks.

The Speech History command is good for viewing what exactly is being spoken so you can create a proper substitution in the JAWS Dictionary Manager.

Hope this helps,

Ben

At 12:49 PM 3/8/2019, you wrote:
my friend is using Windows 10 with JAWS 2018 and locks his keyboard occasionally to prevent accidental presses of keys while he's not using it for a while, and wants to know if there's a way to disable/turn off/suppress the announcement on what to press to unlock the keyboard.
he looked at the quick settings but didn't find such a setting. he also disabled the announcement of tutor messages, figuring the announcement might be a tutor message, and did unload and reload JAWS, but the message was still being announced. anyone have an idea?







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