Re: Drag and drop removed from JAWS Version 2019.1903.9

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>

Hi, Brian. Vispero says that CONTROL plus JAWS Key plus NumPad slash has been retired from JAWS as Drag and Drop. They told me that it was an oversight that it has not been removed from the documentation files.


Bill White




From: [] On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Thursday, March 14, 2019 1:21 PM
Subject: Re: Drag and drop removed from JAWS Version 2019.1903.9


On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 03:57 PM, Lino Morales wrote:

I never have and that’s not one of thingies they teach you at these blindy rehab centers.

Which is all too true and all too sad.   There are times, not many, but enough, when drag and drop, either literal or emulated through the keyboard, is the only way to accomplish a given task.

Also, given that this is a fundamental function of any GUI OS, and has been part and parcel of every screen reader I've dealt with, the probability that documentation has gotten screwed up is incredibly higher than the probability of such a basic function ever being dropped (and for the reasons I mentioned).

Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763  

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