moderated Re: Optimal email setup for Windows 10 with JAWS

Richard Turner

I’ve always had the reading pane set to off.

It used to be that malware/viruses could be launched if the reading/preview pane was on.  I don’t know if that is still true, but the reading email experience is much improved having that off.


I would stick with Outlook and not bother with Windows built-in mail client.






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From: <> On Behalf Of Edward Green
Sent: Tuesday, February 2, 2021 7:27 AM
Subject: Re: Optimal email setup for Windows 10 with JAWS


Hi Jim,

As far as Outlook is concerned: Open Outlook, press JAWS key+f1 twice quickly to bring up the Outlook help topic and select "Outlook helpful hints."

This will run through what you need to set/change.



On 2 February 2021 13:50:42 "James Benstead" <james.benstead@...> wrote:

I always try to use JAWS with the full version of Outlook, and to configure it in a certain way (e.g. no preview pane). Is there an accepted optimal way to configure Outlook to work with JAWS? Or does anyone have any specific tips that make Outlook work well with JAWS?


Also, would anyone advise using the built-in Windows Mail client with JAWS? I have problems using tab and F6 to navigate through everything, but I'm wondering if I'm missing something.





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