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problem with Jaws and, at least, Thunderbird

Carol Smith
 

Hello Group Members,

I am running Win7 PC with Jaws 18 and have a problem wherein when reading messages in Thunderbird, I press enter on a message and everything is fine for a number of messages. Then, all of a sudden, Jaws will read the subject line and add something about where my email files are stored and then, there is no more speech. Sometimes, well, at least twice, it worked for me to invoke the touch cursor and then the PC cursor and Jaws would read the email.

I can tab out of the email and Jaws will read everything else, but going back to the email message, there is no speech. It is not related to one message, as I can go back to a message that was already read and it will have the same issue.

The only way I have found to solve the issue is to unload Jaws and start it up again.

Any helpful suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Sometimes, I will reload and only get through a couple of messages before this happens again. At other times, I can do all of my email, often with over 100 messages with no trouble at all.

Thank you.

Carol


Re: Compatibility issues

Les Kriegler <kriegler@...>
 

You are welcome. Glad it worked. There are so many options in each
category, and it just takes time to locate the one needed.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura
Richardson
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 6:54 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Compatibility issues

That fixed the problem ...... Thank you very much ......

Laura


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Les
Kriegler
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Compatibility issues

Hi Laura,

Well, I went searching for the option you want. It's like looking for a
needle in a haystack! But here it is. When Word is running, Alt-F followed
by T for Settings. There is a list of categories. Arrow down to advanced
and start tabbing. You will have to tab several times, but you should find
an option that asks if you wish backup copies of your files to be created.
I'm guessing that option is checked on your system. Press Space Barr to
uncheck, and tab to OK and press enter. That should do it. Good luck.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura
Richardson
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:09 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Compatibility issues

Hello,



A few days ago I received a new laptop with Windows 10, MS Word 2016 and
Jaws 18. The tech person copied all my folders and files from my old laptop
to the new one; the old laptop has Windows 7, MS Word 2010 and Jaws 15. I'm
having major issues with all of my files on the new laptop with Word 2016.



Example:

I opened a file called corn casserole;

it says "corn casserole (compatibility mode) - word print view edit"

I made changes and closed the document (It asked me if I want to save
changes and I said yes)



Now, in the documents list there is a file called corn casserole with the
changes I made and there is a file called backup of corn casserole that does
not have those changes I made.



If I open that backup corn casserole file and make a change and then close
it I now have a file that says backup of backup corn casserole.



This happens every time with any and all files that I open and make changes
to. I have hundreds of files and there are many I open and make changes to
quite often.



Is there a setting or a way to fix this problem so I don't end up with
hundreds of backup and backup of backup files? Thank you for any help or
suggestions.



Laura


Re: Compatibility issues

Laura Richardson
 

That fixed the problem ...... Thank you very much ......

Laura

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Les
Kriegler
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Compatibility issues

Hi Laura,

Well, I went searching for the option you want. It's like looking for a
needle in a haystack! But here it is. When Word is running, Alt-F followed
by T for Settings. There is a list of categories. Arrow down to advanced
and start tabbing. You will have to tab several times, but you should find
an option that asks if you wish backup copies of your files to be created.
I'm guessing that option is checked on your system. Press Space Barr to
uncheck, and tab to OK and press enter. That should do it. Good luck.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura
Richardson
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:09 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Compatibility issues

Hello,



A few days ago I received a new laptop with Windows 10, MS Word 2016 and
Jaws 18. The tech person copied all my folders and files from my old laptop
to the new one; the old laptop has Windows 7, MS Word 2010 and Jaws 15. I'm
having major issues with all of my files on the new laptop with Word 2016.



Example:

I opened a file called corn casserole;

it says "corn casserole (compatibility mode) - word print view edit"

I made changes and closed the document (It asked me if I want to save
changes and I said yes)



Now, in the documents list there is a file called corn casserole with the
changes I made and there is a file called backup of corn casserole that does
not have those changes I made.



If I open that backup corn casserole file and make a change and then close
it I now have a file that says backup of backup corn casserole.



This happens every time with any and all files that I open and make changes
to. I have hundreds of files and there are many I open and make changes to
quite often.



Is there a setting or a way to fix this problem so I don't end up with
hundreds of backup and backup of backup files? Thank you for any help or
suggestions.



Laura


Re: Compatibility issues

Les Kriegler <kriegler@...>
 

Hi Laura,

Well, I went searching for the option you want. It's like looking for a
needle in a haystack! But here it is. When Word is running, Alt-F followed
by T for Settings. There is a list of categories. Arrow down to advanced
and start tabbing. You will have to tab several times, but you should find
an option that asks if you wish backup copies of your files to be created.
I'm guessing that option is checked on your system. Press Space Barr to
uncheck, and tab to OK and press enter. That should do it. Good luck.

Les

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura
Richardson
Sent: Saturday, June 3, 2017 5:09 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Compatibility issues

Hello,



A few days ago I received a new laptop with Windows 10, MS Word 2016 and
Jaws 18. The tech person copied all my folders and files from my old laptop
to the new one; the old laptop has Windows 7, MS Word 2010 and Jaws 15. I'm
having major issues with all of my files on the new laptop with Word 2016.



Example:

I opened a file called corn casserole;

it says "corn casserole (compatibility mode) - word print view edit"

I made changes and closed the document (It asked me if I want to save
changes and I said yes)



Now, in the documents list there is a file called corn casserole with the
changes I made and there is a file called backup of corn casserole that does
not have those changes I made.



If I open that backup corn casserole file and make a change and then close
it I now have a file that says backup of backup corn casserole.



This happens every time with any and all files that I open and make changes
to. I have hundreds of files and there are many I open and make changes to
quite often.



Is there a setting or a way to fix this problem so I don't end up with
hundreds of backup and backup of backup files? Thank you for any help or
suggestions.



Laura


Compatibility issues

Laura Richardson
 

Hello,

 

A few days ago I received a new laptop with Windows 10, MS Word 2016 and Jaws 18.  The tech person copied all my folders and files from my old laptop to the new one; the old laptop has Windows 7, MS Word 2010 and Jaws 15.  I’m having major issues with all of my files on the new laptop with Word 2016.

 

Example:

I opened a file called corn casserole;

it says “corn casserole (compatibility mode) - word print view edit”

I made changes and closed the document (It asked me if I want to save changes and I said yes)

 

Now, in the documents list there is a file called corn casserole with the changes I made and there is a file called backup of corn casserole that does not have those changes I made.

 

If I open that backup corn casserole file and make a change and then close it I now have a file that says backup of backup corn casserole.

 

This happens every time with any and all files that I open and make changes to.  I have hundreds of files and there are many I open and make changes to quite often.

 

Is there a setting or a way to fix this problem so I don’t end up with hundreds of backup and backup of backup files?  Thank you for any help or suggestions.

 

Laura

 

 


Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

You might want to reinstall Windows 10 then, I have both a 5-year old Acer laptop with an iI5 processor from backthen and a new Asus Zenbook with an I7 Skylake processor, both have Windows 10 Creator’s Update and Jaws 18 and while the old Acer takes maybe a bit longer, both boot very fast. If my Asus is shut down and I press the button to turn it on it takes about 10 seconds for it to boot to the password/PIN prompt, then after I enter my PIN the desktop visually is there in about 2 or 3 seconds, Jaws takes maybe another 6 or 8 seconds to speak.

 

Regards,

Sieghard

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tony
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 7:22 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

There are times when Windows is busy cleaning up some mess or finishing updates that take longer than expected.

 

My old machine was taking 4 minutes to jaws speech.  It was not a slow machine but had been running for two years without much in the way of cleanup.  I installed a SSD and the boot time dropped to24 seconds without making any other changes.

 

My new Xeon Win 10machine with a faster SSD and more RAM takes twice as long to boot.  So much for progress.

 

Tony

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2017 3:51 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I got a slight scare earlier this morning.  I restarted the computer and there was no JAWS starting up.  NVDA started up on the login screen but then went silent.  JAWS finally came on.  My question is, is there anyway to get it to come on quicker?  Honestly, I could have drank a cup of coffee waiting for JAWS to start speaking. 


Re: Drop Box Jaws 18 scripts

 

Can you explain what you are trying to do with Dropbox which requires scripts?

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of James Malone
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 11:14 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Drop Box Jaws 18 scripts

 

Hi all, are there any updated scripts for Jaws 18 available? Also, we want to know if they work with windows 10.

James

 

http://www.cdbaby.com/jamesmalone

James Malone, (916)212-5397http://www.tunecore.com

 


Re: On Line Bankingg Update

 

Hi Shannon,

 

I don’t want to assume the level of Jaws knowledge you have for navigating websites, but on a scale from 1 to 10 where 10 is super expert, where would you rate your knowledge of the tools and features Jaws offers? By those I mean things like using quick nav keys like c, b,t, l, r and so on as well as features like Jaws Find, setting bookmarks, making sure you correctly activate mouseOver links etc.

I am a Scotia Bank customer in Canada and also use the CIBC website as I have a Visa from them and while of course this issue Kevin describes may very well be impossible for Jaws to deal with, I have certainly helped people with problems which ended up being quite workable form somebody who really knows to get the most out of Jaws

I am also curious whether now that Kevin got an explanation of the problem if he can now get Jaws to do what is necessary without sighted help.

I have numerous times needed sighted help to explain to me what was going on before I could deal with it using Jaws by myself.

 

Regards,

Sieghard

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shannon
Sent: Thursday, June 1, 2017 7:25 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: On Line Bankingg Update

 

Hi Kevin, I've been watching the saga. I'm glad you figured out the problem, but how did you solve it?

I have issues finding controlthings on my banking site as well. Just wondering what the tricks and tips are. Thanks Shannon

Sent from my iPhone


On Jun 1, 2017, at 4:27 PM, Kevin Hourigan <kevinthourigan@...> wrote:

Hello All,

Problem solved; when I pressed the “Pay Bills” button a little box came  up asking if it was to come from checking or savings, which JAWS did not recognize.  

Cheers Kevin


Re: jaws and internet explorer

Randy Barnett <randy@...>
 

Type your search text in the box then hit enter. then hit the number two to get to the search results and the number three to go to the next result.

On 6/2/2017 4:11 PM, John Covici wrote:
I just hit escape and b for next button and it says google search.

On Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:12:27 -0400,
Gery Gaubert wrote:
[1 <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
[2 <text/html; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
When I try to use google I enter what I am looking for in the search box and press enter. I then get a I’m feeling lucky and some suggested results. Is there a keystroke to get directly to the navigation mode where all results are?


Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

Pablo Morales
 

Install a SSD, it helps a little bit.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

Thanks Melissa.  Because my sister gave me the computer on loan, and it had to be reserected twice from the blue screen, my first thought was it’s died. Not a good thing when you have a remote scheduled in 9 hours and it all happens in the wee hours of the morning, think I have to cut back on the coffee.  LOL.  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Melissa Stott
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 2:35 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I don’t think that there is a way to speed up start time for Jaws.  I’ve had this happen to me also.  There were times when I didn’t think that Jaws was going to start.

 

Melissa

 

From: David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 4:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I got a slight scare earlier this morning.  I restarted the computer and there was no JAWS starting up.  NVDA started up on the login screen but then went silent.  JAWS finally came on.  My question is, is there anyway to get it to come on quicker?  Honestly, I could have drank a cup of coffee waiting for JAWS to start speaking. 

 


Re: Project management software

Dave...
 

Microsoft project does work with JAWS, but there are some limitations. I don't know of any that work extremely well.

Dave
Sent from my iPhone

On Jun 2, 2017, at 5:30 AM, Kamal haffar <khaffar@...> wrote:

Good morning all:

 

I am a new user to this mailing list. I am looking for recommendations for any project management software that works well with Jaws 18.0.

 

Thanks in advance

 

 

 

Kamal haffar – Registered Physiotherapist

Supervisor for the North East Infant and Child Development team

Manager of Information technology

Tel: 519-250-1850 Ext. 231

 


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Drop Box Jaws 18 scripts

James Malone
 

Hi all, are there any updated scripts for Jaws 18 available? Also, we want to know if they work with windows 10.

James

 

http://www.cdbaby.com/jamesmalone

James Malone, (916)212-5397http://www.tunecore.com

 


Project management software

khaffar@...
 

Good morning all:

 

I am a new user to this mailing list. I am looking for recommendations for any project management software that works well with Jaws 18.0.

 

Thanks in advance

 

 

 

Kamal haffar – Registered Physiotherapist

Supervisor for the North East Infant and Child Development team

Manager of Information technology

Tel: 519-250-1850 Ext. 231

 


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Re: jaws and internet explorer

John Covici
 

I just hit escape and b for next button and it says google search.

On Fri, 02 Jun 2017 13:12:27 -0400,
Gery Gaubert wrote:

[1 <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
[2 <text/html; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
When I try to use google I enter what I am looking for in the search box and press enter. I then get a I’m feeling lucky and some suggested results. Is there a keystroke to get directly to the navigation mode where all results are?

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Which FileZilla interface "Theme" is most accessible with JAWS?

Richard B. McDonald
 

Hi!

 

I am new to FileZilla.  In its Edit > Settings > Interface menu, there are a few different “themes” that can be selected.  Right now, I am using the “default” theme.  However, there are other choices such as “classic” or “minimal.”  Which “theme” yields the best accessibility with JAWS?  Are there any other tricks I should know to increase accessibility?

 

Thanks,

Richard


Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

Hello,

I wonder if it would be in your JAWS startup wizard. As you go into there with insert j for the JAWS window, and alt h for the help menue before uparrowing to startup wizard, go to the page with your start JAWS at stuff and probably check the box that says “Start JAWS at log-on screen.” This might work ut don’t know; never done it. I always use the combobox which says has the start JAWS after log-on for thing. That, to me, seems the easier way, but there’s more than one way to do stuff, I guess. Try it and see if it doesn’t work.

Ashleigh

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Dale Heltzer
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 12:26 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

Get a solid-state drive.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 3:51 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I got a slight scare earlier this morning.  I restarted the computer and there was no JAWS starting up.  NVDA started up on the login screen but then went silent.  JAWS finally came on.  My question is, is there anyway to get it to come on quicker?  Honestly, I could have drank a cup of coffee waiting for JAWS to start speaking. 

 


Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

Melissa Stott
 

LOL!  Might not be a bad idea.

 

Melissa

 

From: David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 10:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

Thanks Melissa.  Because my sister gave me the computer on loan, and it had to be reserected twice from the blue screen, my first thought was it’s died. Not a good thing when you have a remote scheduled in 9 hours and it all happens in the wee hours of the morning, think I have to cut back on the coffee.  LOL.  

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Melissa Stott
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 2:35 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I don’t think that there is a way to speed up start time for Jaws.  I’ve had this happen to me also.  There were times when I didn’t think that Jaws was going to start.

 

Melissa

 

From: David & his pack of dogs
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 4:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

 

I got a slight scare earlier this morning.  I restarted the computer and there was no JAWS starting up.  NVDA started up on the login screen but then went silent.  JAWS finally came on.  My question is, is there anyway to get it to come on quicker?  Honestly, I could have drank a cup of coffee waiting for JAWS to start speaking. 

 

 


Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

Carolyn Arnold <4carolyna@...>
 

I just tried reading this without using the Numb Lock, and I
pressed the Insert on the Six Pack and the Down Arrow on the
four arrows; it worked. JAWS read Say All.

Bye for now,

Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On
Behalf Of Alyssa
Sent: Friday, June 2, 2017 10:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Speeding up the JAWS starting time?

I have noticed JAWS can be slowed down by other programs
starting at start-up. If you have another screen reader
starting too, that could be a problem. Some antivirus
programs slow it as well, and some printer software .can
too.


Cisco IP Connect - Switching Lines

Lee, Amanda *
 

I will be using Cisco IP Connect to telework and no go on taking a telephone to plug into my router. 

 

Is there a Hotkey that any of you know of for switching between lines with Cisco IP Connect.  One can perform reasonably with this application but I have two lines and there’s this nice graphical thing to ‘click’ on but no hotkey.

 

Thanks for your assistance if you can!

 

Amanda Lee

 

 


Re: Can I separate the arrow keys from the number pad?

Richard B. McDonald
 

Hi Shannon!

 

Yes you can.  This is called "differentiate."  Press JAWSKey+6 to go to the settings center, and then type "differentiate" into the search field, and then review your options.  Be sure to be aware whether you are making changes to the default or a specific application's settings file.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shannon
Sent: Friday, June 02, 2017 7:31 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Can I separate the arrow keys from the number pad?

 

Hello,

I would like to know if I can separate the arrow keys from the number pad? I want the PC curser and the virtual pc curser to use the inverted T arrow keys and have the various JAWS curser, Invisible curser, and the Touch curser to use the number pad keys.

Can I do that and if so how do I do it?

Thanks

Shannon