moderated Re: Problem Retrieving Original Sender's E-mail Address On E-mail Lists

Tom Behler



I think this suggestion might have appeared on the JFW Users list, but someone told me of another way to get the sender’s e-mail address.


When in an open message, press alt 1 twice.  This takes the information in the From field, including the sender’s e-mail address,  and copies it onto the clip board.


Then, when in your e-mail reply, you can paste the sender’s address  into the “to” field, and go from there.


It’s kind of round-about, but it does work.


Also, I do not have Edge set as my default internet browser.  Currently, it is Firefox, but I am leaning more and more to switching over to Google Chrome.


I wonder what you use as your main internet browser?


Once again, I’m using Jaws 2020 on this Windows 10 computer.


Tom Behler



From: <> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Sunday, April 19, 2020 5:44 PM
Subject: Re: Problem Retrieving Original Sender's E-mail Address On E-mail Lists


Hi, Tom. Neither of the two ways you mentioned for retrieving the sender's email address is always effective. What I do is to start Outlook, (this is what I use), open the message in question, and press ALT plus F, followed by the letters i, then V. After doing this, you can TAB over to where it mentions headers. The sender's email address is there, but you must arrow up and down through the information, or in some cases, tab through the information. You will know the correct line, because it will say the word "from" at the beginning of the line. The word from will not have the quotes around it. After the word from will be the person's email account name in quotes, followed by their email address enclosed in less than and greater than brackets.


The other problem you are having is that you don't have Outlook set to use your default Internet browser, so your links are opening up in Edge. Since I'm not using Office 365, I cannot tell you exactly where to go within Outlook to set it to use your default browser.


The other thing I may suggest is to make sure that Edge is not currently your default Internet Browser.



From: [] On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Sunday, April 19, 2020 1:15 PM
To: jfw list
Subject: Problem Retrieving Original Sender's E-mail Address On E-mail Lists


Hello, everyone.


I am on a number of e-mail lists, and I used to be able to retrieve the original sender’s e-mail address from a message, if I wanted to respond just to that individual.


I used to be able to do this in two ways:


1.  I could do an insert shift R, but that no longer works.  I now consistently get a message that says “cannot retrieve  sender’s address”.




2.  On most e-mail lists, there is a link for “reply to sender”.  However, when I access this link, I get put into some sort of a Microsoft Edge mail app that I cannot figure out how to navigate.


I’m using Windows 10 with Office 365 Outlook e-mail here, with the latest build of Jaws 2020.


Thanks for any help.


Tom Behler




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