I just went to my music folder and the count of 241 folders
is correct and then I went to windows/system32 and the count
of 4662 was correct also. I use the read line command and
wait for the folder/file count which is the last thing to be
Win 10 v1903, Jaws 2019 and Jaws 2020 beta. Checked against
saying that the status line can either show the count of
items on the screen or the count of items in a folder,
depending on certain circumstances?
what are those circumstances?
8definitely* shows the complete count of items in the
folder for me. I just verified again by opening a folder
with over 4000 items. They are counted correctly. And,
I’m a little skeptical because I honestly can’t really
see the point in having a line that only shows the
number of items displayed on the screen rather than the
depends on the view of the folder that’s set?
is working for you, that’s what’s supposed to happen.
However, for a lot of folders, that count measures only
the number of files shown in a screen. It doesn’t show
the number of files in the folder, which is often much
larger. The method I described, which I learned from
Rebecca on the closed JAWS list, enables JAWS users to
get both the screen and the folder count.
Unfortunately, I was
unable to get an accurate file count by switching to
Narrator, and then back to Jaws as you suggest.
For me, insert page
down seems to be the best way to get an accurate file
count, until this bug is fixed.
Of course, I’m
always open to other suggestions.
By the way, I always
check to be sure my screen is maximized.
Switch to Narrator,
which gives counts for both the current screen and the
entire file list in a folder. Switch back to JAWS, and
JAWS is now likely to report the desired information.
It seems to me there
was a solution to this little problem, but I can’t
remember it. JAWS 2019 in Windows 10 gives inaccurate
counts of files. It will report that a given file is 1
of 25, when in fact there are many more than 25 files in
the folder. I have changed the item type of the folder,
to no avail. NVDA does this fine. The file is maximized.
Is there a known fix?