moderated Re: version questions

Madison Martin

Hi Richard,
The context menu came up exactly as you described!! I changed it so that Jaws
isn't running from the system tray.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: December 29, 2020 5:14 PM
Subject: Re: version questions

If you have Jaws running from the system tray and you activate the Jaws shortcut
on the desktop you should hear:
JAWS Context Menu
Run From Tray menu
Options sub menu

Then, if you arrow down you should hear:
Utilities sub menu

Language sub menu

Help sub menu



If you are not hearing anything like that, tell us exactly what you hear.

Or, you will likely need to call Freedom Scientific support or Microsoft
Accessibility Support. Someone who can log into your system and see what is
wrong and help you fix it.

Richard, in the U.S.

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-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Tuesday, December 29, 2020 3:10 PM
Subject: Re: version questions

I just tried and it didn't say anything about the Jaws menu.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Nermin via
Sent: December 29, 2020 3:03 PM
Subject: Re: version questions


I just press Insert+j.

Another thing you can try is this: while on the desktop, press j until you get
to your desired JAWS version, then press enter, pretending you want to start
JAWS again. Instead of starting JAWS, either the context menu or the main window
will come up.

If the context menu comes up, press cursor up twice to get to the "About..."
option within the menu, then press enter.

Generally, you can use insert+1 to get into keyboard help mode in JAWS, and
Insert+1 again to leave it.

With that in mind, Madison, what happens if you press Insert+1, then press
insert+j while in keyboard help mode?

Use speech history to copy what it says by pressing JAWSKey+Space, followed by
h. That will open up a speech history window you can navigate through and copy
from using control+a, then Control+c to copy its contents.

Also, it would be very helpful if we knew the exact brand and name of the laptop
in question.

Maybe you have some weird keyboard functions activated or some sort of multi
media key conficuration.



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