Moderated Re: new to jaws after 10 years using a mac
Richard Turner <richardturner42@...>
I can answer the mute question.
Press insert+space, then s.
That puts it into Speech On Demand. So, if you issue a reading command, it will read, otherwise it will stay silent.
That is a toggle, so do insert+space and then s again to go back to full speech.
I believe there are focus commands to navigate the computer, but you would need to get the Jaws documentation on using the Focus, and I do not know if that is in BRF anywhere.
You may want to call them.
"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert
Live long and prosper 🖖
Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of Stephanie
Sent: Thursday, November 5, 2020 3:01 AM
Subject: new to jaws after 10 years using a mac
I recently purchased my first windows pc for over ten years and have jaws 2020. I also have a Focus braille display.
First of all, is there a way of navigating the screen using the focus display? Switching between display and keyboard is quite annoying, or perhaps I just need to get used to it. Also, how do I mute the speech and then unmute it again when necessary.
Lastly, is there a document, or book [in brf or word] with help on how to use jaws? I don't do well with audio and prefer a written reference if possible.
Thank you so much for your help.