Re: ExCell will not read current cell


Marty Hutchings
 

            I am using older versions of Excel and JAWS and have ocasionally hit this situation and I found that I cannot edit a cell if it is not on the screen.  With large spread sheets with lots of rows, JAWS reads rows that are not on the screen and you will not be able to edit them if they are not visible.  Try routing the JAWS curser to the PC curser when the PC curser is in the cell that you are trying to edit.  If you can read the cell contents with the JAWS curser, then Route the PC curser to the JAWS curser when it is in the cell to be edited by hitting Insert and pressing the numpad +.  You should then be able to edit the cell contents by pressing F2 to enter edit mode.
 
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Sent: Monday, May 13, 2019 4:40 PM
Subject: Re: ExCell will not read current cell
 

It’s not a matter of pressing F2; there really is a bug.  It’s quite strange.  At home I’m using the latest JAWS 2019 and Excel 2010 and I have this issue and cannot edit directly in the cells.  Here at work I’m on the latest JAWS 2019 (same as at home) and using Excel 2016 with no issues editing in the cells.  Definitely a bug. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marty Hutchings
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2019 10:57 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: ExCell will not read current cell

 

Have you tried hitting the F2 key to allow editing?

 

Love in Christ
Marty
For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the powers, against the world forces of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of wickedness in the heavenly places.
Therefore, take up the full armor of God, so that you will be able to resist in the evil day, and having done everything, to stand firm.
Ephesians 6:12, 13

 

From: Rick Mladek

Sent: Monday, May 13, 2019 10:41 AM

Subject: Re: ExCell will not read current cell

 

Yes… allow editing in cells box is checked…

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, May 13, 2019 11:23 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: ExCell will not read current cell

 

 

I'm using Excel 2016, but do you have allow Editing Directly In Cells checked under File, Options, Advanced?

Richard

 

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On May 13, 2019, at 7:06 AM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@...> wrote:

Hi all,

 

Just noticed that when in Microsoft ExCell, as I add information into a cell, then try to read what I have entered, Jaws not reading. If I attempt to back-space to delete what I know I’ve entered incorrectly, again, Jaws will not read what is being deleted. Any fixes out there with Windows 10, Office 2010 and latest Jaws 2019 version/update? If I move out of the cell and then back into the cell at question, it will then read and only at this time.

 

Sorry if I am repeating any problems previously submitted…

 

Rick

 



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