moderated Re: how to read highlighted text on web page


John Covici
 

I found a keystroke jaws+alt+s where I can change the scheme to read
the colors -- I don't know why it did not work when I tried to do it
from the settings center, but it seems to work fairly well, only
problem is that Jaws goes silent sometimes for 15-20 seconds after I
hit jaws-to-pc hot key -- using Chrome.

Thanks for everyones suggestion, I hope this works.

On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 18:22:54 -0400,
Dean Martineau wrote:

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I'll be surprised if the ReadSelectedText hotkey, JAWSKey+Shift+down arrow
identifies text that has been highlighted by a web developer or document
author. The only keystroke that might work is JAWSKey+5 (on the number row)
to identify color, and I'm not too optimistic about that either.







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Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2020 5:09 PM
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Try this keystroke:

Shift+JAWSKey+DownArrow

Says selected or highlighted text that appears on the screen.

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It would be great to figure out where in a document is any highlighted text.

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If one just wants to read what is highlighted, the Jaws hotkey insert +
Shift + numpad 2 will read the highlighted text.
Glenn
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hmmm, jaws +f2 just says custom hilight and you can set the foreground
and background, but seems no way to read them.

On Sat, 13 Jun 2020 13:28:59 -0400,
Adrian Spratt wrote:

One thought is to place focus on each of the options and, in each case,
press JAWS key+f to compare fonts, etc. This may be all you need.
Otherwise, it may tell you how the highlighted text differs from the
non-highlighted.

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Subject: how to read hilighted text on web page

Hi. OI am using Jaws 2020 latest update and I can't seem to read
hilighted text on web page. What I am trying to read are options with y/n
choices and one of them is hilighted. I tried to use a different sound
scheme such as attributes and colors, but no joy.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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