moderated Re: Jaws F3 find command

Adrian Spratt

A few notes from my experience with F3.


F3 alone repeats a search in most applications. However, when in Word, I must simultaneously press the JAWS key. This is presumably because Word has assigned F3 to another function.

Separately sometimes pressing F# does bring up an edit field. If I’m not mistaken, it happens when I’ve done a search on, say a webpage, then leave that window and return to it. Pressing F3 at that point seems to invoke an edit field.



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From: <> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021 1:28 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws F3 find command


Hi, David. The problem is that, when you use JAWS key plus F3, there is no edit box. It just searches for the previous search string. To get an edit box, you must use JAWS key plus F.


Bill White




From: [] On Behalf Of David Kingsbury
Sent: Friday, December 17, 2021 7:19 AM
Subject: Re: Jaws F3 find command


If I understand the question correctly, simply type the text of a new search in the edit field. There is no need to clear it.

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