moderated Re: Is the following a JAWS 2020 bug?

Van Lant, Robin

I know I hear it occasionally, but I'll have to pay attention to when it occurs. Like someone said, I often have assumed it was because I was being impatient and hit something that took focus away or something, but I'll pay closer attention to it. I'm on JAWS 2020 on Windows 10 on both of my machines.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Loy
Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: Is the following a JAWS 2020 bug?

I've been using JAWS since 2018 and am running windows 10 Pro on three computers and have never seen this problem.
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From: "Chris Hill" <>
To: <>
Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: Is the following a JAWS 2020 bug?

I, for one, can't remember when i last heard that one. I'm currently using the beta with my verbosity set to intermediate, I wonder if that has anything to do with it? I've been using that setting for longer than I can remember.


On 10/6/2020 17:26, Randy Barnett wrote:
So you never hear "Jaws has lost focus. Press alt plus tab"? Is
announce lost focus turned off in settings? I have been using Jaws for
over 25 years on dozens of systems and it has always happened more
than it should. It got better for wile then came back and will get
better again.

To be fair though it is most likely Windows pulling Jaws focus to some
temporary notification or something like that.

On 10/6/2020 12:55 PM, Jessica D wrote:
I'm using jaws2020, with Windows 10 home.
I also have a computer running windows10 pro, that I'm using jaws2020
with, and neither one have exhibited this issue

On Oct 6, 2020, at 3:46 PM, Hank William Merchant
<> wrote:

Hello Jessica,

What version of jaws are you using, is it home or pro, and what
version of Windows are you using? Thanks!

Kindest regards,

Jaws18 home version with Win10 user, Hank

-----Original Message----- From: Jessica D
Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 10:19 AM
Subject: Re: Is the following a JAWS 2020 bug?

Hi Ron,

I'm not experiencing this issue.

Could you tell us more about your system?

What version of the Operating system are you running?
Is it the home or pro version?
Is your jaws up-to-date?



-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Ron Kolesar
Sent: Tuesday, October 6, 2020 9:02 AM
Subject: Is the following a JAWS 2020 bug?

To my fellow subscribers.
Every time I turn around I hear Lost focus, press alt tab.
I hope this bug is fixed when 2021 is released.
Many thanks.

In the good old days of Morse code Shorthand, 73's AKA Best Regards
and or
Best Whishes, From Ron Kolesar Volunteer Certified Licensed Emergency
Communications Station And Volunteer Certified Licensed Ham Radio
With the Call Sign of KR3DOG Who's now also Ares and NIMS Certified
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