Re: Using JAWS to Drag and Drop


Lisle, Ted (CHFS DMS)
 

I've been trying to get that feature to work since it was first added.
As far as I'm concerned, it's worthless. I highlight a passage, activate
drag and drop, go to where I want to place it, and the fool thing tells
me "Object not found, drag and drop canceled."

Ted

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Marquette, Ed
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2011 10:50 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: RE: Using JAWS to Drag and Drop

Remember, you can copy and paste items not contiguous (not next to each
other) in two ways:

1. If in a list such as Windows Explorer, just highlight the first item
with spacebar. Then hold down the control key. As you arrow down, keep
the control key pressed. Choose other items to copy (or move) by
additional presses of the space bar -- all the time keeping the control
key pressed.
Then, you can copy, control C, or cut (control X) the noncontiguous
items you selected above.

2. This second approach will work in other places, as in different
sentences or paragraphs in a Word document. Highlight what you want to
copy. Then press control plus C.
After that, sequentially highlight other stuff you want to copy in
whatever means is convenient. Then, instead of pressing control plus C,
press Windows plus C. That will "append" to the clipboard.
I think you can "cut" with Windows plus X, the same way you can copy
with Windows plus C, but it has been too long since I tried that.



-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com
[mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of gutz
Sent: Friday, July 22, 2011 9:30 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Using JAWS to Drag and Drop

Kinda off topic but will drag and drop allow me to be able to move more
than
one thing at once? Because I have trouble with moving things with the
standard copy and paste commands. I usually have to move one item at a
time
witch can get annoying!!!


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