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Drag and drop is certainly most effective and necessary in some
operations. For example, if you need to transfer files or folders
to a window of another open application, copy and paste won't
work. That's when drag and drop comes in handy. Perhaps jaws'
way of implementing the drag and drop windows feature doesn't work
well because of the over reliance of the Jaws key. On the mac for
example, Command+, and Command+. will do the job, which
corresponds to the control+C and control+V key combinations on
On 3/15/2019 11:42 AM, Angel wrote:
I always believed "cut and paste"
was an adequate substitute for "drag and drop". What is the
difference? I abandoned the idea of "drag and drop" several
generations of Jaws ago, In favor of the "cut and paste"
operation. I always believed "drag and drop" to be a very
unstable action, when employed using the Jaws key stroke.
Beside the Key stroke (I forget what it is now) was very
awkward for people with challenges effecting the full use of
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Sent: Thursday, March 14,
2019 6:35 PM
Subject: Re: Drag and drop
removed from JAWS Version 2019.1903.9
On Thu, Mar 14, 2019 at 06:31 PM, JM Casey wrote:
It is nuts that a support person would claim they
are the same thing.
I have often, during my now just short of 40 years in computing,
uttered the phrase, "Technical support is often neither
technical nor supportive" QED when someone claims cut, copy,
and paste substitute for drag and drop.
Brian - Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1809, Build 17763
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