moderated Re: reading pdf documents with jaws.

Ann Byrne

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At 03:18 PM 7/15/2020, you wrote:
Hi Dan,

Yes, this is exactly my problem.
The information is being read even if it cannot be seen.
I am using an old version of office, but i have the latest update for adobe
Is there any way that you know of, to have only those words read out that
are visible?
My problem is, that when i save something to send to someone else, i think,
that the formatting is all right, as jaws reads everything.
Its only when someone asks "where is my info" that i find out it is not
I tried saving it as a web page, but this is of little use either.
I read somewhere on the web, that if you select the entire work sheet and
then paste it into word, it creates a table.
Yes it does, and jaws reads it out, but if there is too much text in the
table column, it is wrapped in a way, that the first line of text seems to
belong to the column above it.
Again, this can only be verified by someone who can see it.


-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Dan
Sent: Wednesday 15 July 2020 19:36
Subject: Re: reading pdf documents with jaws.

The screen reader will always read all of the text in an XL column even if
the column is truncated and the words are not visible.

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