moderated Re: Insert + Escape, when to use it?

Shirley Tracy

Please forgive this silly question, but when referring to the insert key, do you all mean the JAWS key or the Enter Key? I’m digging through my memory and can’t remember.







Shirley Tracy


From: Adrian Spratt
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 10:05 AM
Subject: Re: Insert + Escape, when to use it?


Here’s a non-techy understanding. You’re probably familiar with the F5 refresh process. The JAWS insert-escape command refreshes a screen in the sense that JAWS catches up with what is displayed on the screen. Often when JAWS can’t find something on a webpage that you’d expect to find there, insert-escape will enable JAWS to find it. I use the command many times daily.



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From: <> On Behalf Of Mark
Sent: Wednesday, May 18, 2022 6:12 AM
Subject: Insert + Escape, when to use it?


I was just introduced to Insert + Escape.  This does the following:

Repaints all currently displayed items on the screen.

However, I don't understand the sort of scenarios where I would use this. Can someone describe them?


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