Re: Clicking on button using OCR

Glenn / Lenny
 

Bill, If you are using the Jaws cursor, you have navigated outside the OCR window, and onto the web page.
That is why it works for you.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill White
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 3:17 PM
Subject: Re: Clicking on button using OCR

Hi, Richard. What Glenn says is not true. Often, when I am on a webpage, and I am using JAWS OCR, (INSERT plus SPACE, followed by the letter C for Controls, often controls that are not accessible with JAWS normally are shown. Then, I use the Left Mouse key on the keyboard. If JAWS is in Desktop layout mode, the Left Mouse key is the slash key on the Keypad, not the numbers row below the function keys. If in Laptop keyboard layout, the Left Mouse key is Capslock plus the eight key below the Function keys. This way, I can often click a button or control on a webpage.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Chen
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 12:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Clicking on button using OCR

 

Okay, thank you.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, June 29, 2020 2:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Clicking on button using OCR

 

When you do OCR with Jaws, it is just text, not active content like on a web page.

So you cannot, it's just a text copy.

HTH.

 

----- Original Message -----

From: Richard Chen

Sent: Sunday, June 28, 2020 8:59 AM

Subject: Clicking on button using OCR

 

Hi,

 

Hope this isn’t a stupid question but wondering how I would click on a button when using Jaws OCR to read content in an application?

 

Thanks

 

 

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