moderated Re: Jaws Cursor İssue

The Iowa Gal <iowagal728@...>
 

Hi tom, I agree with you regarding the Jaws cursor. At least in XP I was able to find some things with it, but as Jaws has progressed, or regressed, as the case may be, there is less and less functionality. I’m not sure why I even try to use it any more, as I get the blankety-blanke blanks 98% of the time.  This has forced me to try the touch cursor more often, though I’m underwhelmed with it so far. Guess I just need to spend more time with it.

Really liked your definition of the John’s curser. Very clever. Best, Norma

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tom Lange
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 8:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Cursor İssue

 

Hi,

Going back even as far as Windows XP, I’ve seen many instances in which invoking the Jaws cursor and then using the arrow keys results in “blank, blank, blank”  et cetera and I’ve never gotten a satisfactory answer regarding why that happens. I’ve tried tweaking the screen resolution and other settings, to no avail. 

As for the John’s cursor, I’ve never actually encountered one of those but I would speculate that it must be some device that kicks into high gear when a guy hanging out in the red-light district gets busted and hauled in for soliciting.

 


On Jun 5, 2019, at 2:42 PM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@...> wrote:

Hi,

  JAWS is what was meant.  Sorry I did not proof better.

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Lino Morales
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 5:11 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Cursor İssue

 

The John’s cursor?

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> on behalf of Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 9:11:14 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Cursor İssue

 

 I am not sure of the solution, but this is a typical John’s Kurtzer response. As windows has advanced and technology increased the John’s cursor has become less useful. I understand that Freedom Scientific is working on that and hopes to have major changes soon. 

 

 


From: main@jfw.groups.io on behalf of soner <soner.boun@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 5, 2019 4:33 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Cc: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Jaws Cursor İssue

 

Dear listers, on Windows 10, I encounter a strange problem in Jaws
cursor mode with all web browsers. that while it reads properly
through arrow keys, it just says: "space", if I would like to move
word by word or character by character to move and click an element or
a word to read. So I am literally unable to grabb anything clickable
or any word to locate in Jaws cursor mode.
I have tested through various Jaws versions from April 2019 down to
2018, but it gives the same result.
I use a Toshiba Satellite Radius 12 P20W-C laptop with all the drivers
and firmwares up to date.

Any tip or help greatly appreciated.



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