moderated Re: Download alerts with Edge


Those buttons are there, but I found they are easier to access if you use tab to get to them. I just find the first download in the list and then press tab, the first time the Open button gains focus and the second time I press tab Save As has focus and I can press spacebar or enter to activate it.
In the Brave browser if you select to be asked where you want to save your download the Save As dialogue simply opens up when you press enter on a download link, there is no prompt to press GF6 to do to a downlaods bar or anything, just press enter and you are asked what you want to call the file and you can then leave the name it has or change it, then tab to the folder treeview and select your folder just like you would when you select Save As in any other application. It's super simple and I think Brave may just become my primary browser permanently.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of CJ &AA MAY
Sent: Saturday, May 1, 2021 8:19 AM
Subject: Re: Download alerts with Edge

Thanks for sharing this but my problem now is that after hitting control J Jaws isn't reading the Open or Save As buttons.

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Joseph Norton
Sent: 28 April 2021 22:39
Subject: Re: Download alerts with Edge

Hi again listers:

Well, I found out what was wrong with the download alerts in Edge.
I'm always worried I hit something and messed things up, but, it was not so. Here's a message I just got from Vispero support:

Hello Joseph:
Microsoft updated Edge. They changed the location of the download alert from the lower left of the screen to the upper right. You can still access the download info by pressing control j for the downloads folder then tab to your current download in the list. Development is awear of the issue.



Hope this helps.

On 4/25/21, Bill White <> wrote:
Hi again, Joseph. If you want to hear Edge alerts for downloads, once
you have pressed ENTER on a download link, press CONTROL plus J to
take you to the downloads section. After you have pressed CONTROL plus
J, you will once again hear your download alerts.

Bill White


From: [] On Behalf Of
Joseph Norton
Sent: Sunday, April 25, 2021 4:56 PM
Subject: Download alerts with Edge

Hi all:

I have the latest JAWS and my Windows 10 updates are current.

When I run Edge, and I download a file, JAWS now does not repeat
download status.

In the past, this has been annoying, at times, because those alerts
interrupt any other speech. But, it am now unaware if/when a download

I found that the alerts are still spoken with Chrome.

Anyone else have this problem?


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