moderated Re: Email signature with Jaws 2018, 2019

Richard Turner

My guess would be you'd have to use OCR on it; and if it is hand writing, I have no idea what would work on Windows.


Arthur C. Clarke's third law says: "Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic."
(Sent from the magical iPhone SE)

On Aug 9, 2019, at 4:25 AM, John J. Fioravanti, Jr. <> wrote:

´╗┐Hello: I encountered an email from a person that simply states on the
bottom, "Joan Smith Email signature." This is unusual, in all cases in the
past, I see the name email address etc. How can I read this in Jaws?
Thank you.
-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Les Kriegler
Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 05:43 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS2019 Build 1907.31 Update + What's New

While it was not stated in the enhancements section, Microsoft Mail seems to
be working properly again. I've been able to scroll through the inbox and
open and read messages, without the app crashing.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Tuesday, August 6, 2019 12:01 PM
To: JFW List <>
Subject: JAWS2019 Build 1907.31 Update + What's New

Hi All,

below is the direct download link for today's JAWS2019.1907.31 August 2019
update and what's new for this release.

32 & 64 Bit Download Link:;data=02%7C01%7C%7C7fc91359b1694a14d51908d71cbc48d8%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637009467308216505&amp;sdata=sK8ds84Fp%2FFIpsMmHcH12DQhuNdw1qppeoST33Dgr2Q%3D&amp;reserved=0

What's new:

Enhancements in JAWS 2019.1907.31 (August 2019)

The following is a list of improvements made in JAWS 2019 between the June
2019 update and the August 2019 update.
list of 14 items
. This update fixes an issue encountered by some users where JAWS was not
reading as expected in the Windows 10 Start menu. If you are experiencing
this problem, open JAWS Settings Center, press CTRL+SHIFT+D to load the
Default File, type "start" into the search edit box, and then toggle the
control called:
"Start menu: Access-Out-of-Process" so that it is checked.
. In response to customer feedback, JAWS sounds such as when INSERT+SPACEBAR
is pressed to enter Layered Keys mode are no longer muted when Speech On
Demand is active.
. Addressed an issue where the Text Analyzer keystrokes were not being found
when using the JAWS Commands Search feature (INSERT+SPACEBAR, J).
. When creating meeting requests using the Outlook calendar, resolved an
issue where new attendee information was not being reliably indicated in
either speech or braille.
. Resolved a reported issue where the keystrokes to read message headers in
Outlook, ALT+1 through 4 on the number row, were not working in Windows 7.
. Resolved an issue where returning to an open Outlook email after exiting a
Word Document would result in your cursor landing at the top of the email
rather than the previous location where you were reading.
. Resolved an issue in Microsoft Office where JAWS was not reporting if an
endnote or footnote had been inserted with speech even though Braille was
correctly identifying the information.
. Addressed an issue in Word 2016 reported by SSA where JAWS would repeat
the last line of the document after completing a Say All (INSERT+DOWN
. Addressed a reported issue where the spelling buzzer to indicate a
misspelled word was still being heard even when the "Detect spelling while
option in setting Center was disabled.
. In Microsoft Teams, resolved an issue where JAWS was speaking incoming
message and call notifications multiple times.
. When navigating by character in secure password fields in Chrome and
Firefox, resolved an issue where JAWS was saying "star" multiple times for
each character.
. Addressed a reported issue in Chrome where typing in contracted Braille
was not working as expected.
. Resolved a customer reported issue with SQL Server Management Studio where
JAWS was not properly navigating and reading a results Data grid.
. Resolved an issue reported by international Braille users where incorrect
Unicode characters were being entered using computer braille under certain
list end

Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers!
I believe that everything happens for a reason. Usually, the reason is that
somebody screwed up.

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