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Re: windows update problem installing

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

If you’re upset about updates happening in the computer restarting when you’re using it, you can reset your active hours. That is in the update in security section of Settings.

On Sep 13, 2018, at 9:03 AM, Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@live.ca> wrote:

It will install and then either sit there and you can tell it to reboot or it will reboot during the night wnen you are not using the computer.
Human or not, sometimes it isn't worth to get all upset because your computer might reboot after an update by itself. Maybe if it did so while I was in the middle of a Skype call I would get upset, but it won't do that.



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 4:59 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: windows update problem installing

Well, I don't want it to reboot whenever it feels like it! I want to make that decision, I am the human here.

Thanks.

On Thu, 13 Sep 2018 07:21:25 -0400,
Sieghard Weitzel wrote:

Just let it be, it will install eventually and reboot when it's ready.
I just had the 1803 Built 17134.285 update download and install, it was "patch Tuesday" yesterday so just give it some time.
.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 2:11 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: windows update problem installing

Hi. I am on the latest Jaws 2018 update and if I look at the Windows
update, it says one update ready to install, but no download or
restart button. I tried the touch cursor, but I get no different
result.

Anyone else seeing this one? very strange.

I am on build 579 of the 1709 version.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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JAWS2019

Hicks Steven (CORNWALL IT SERVICES) <steven.hicks@...>
 

Does anyone know ifthe 2019 beta is available yet please?

 



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Re: Moving Emails to Folders in Outlook 2016

Rob Whyte <rob.whyte@...>
 

Hi,
use the context applications key and hit m for move then choose the folder.
Hope that helps.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [main@jfw.groups.io] on behalf of Brian Prewitt [bprewitt@msblind.org]
Sent: Tuesday, 18 September 2018 12:00 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Moving Emails to Folders in Outlook 2016

Good afternoon,

My company recently upgraded to Office 2016, and I have a coworker who is having trouble moving emails to folders. He used to go to the Home tab then to the Move section. He would hit spacebar and be able to choose from several folders. Now, he gets to the move item and Jaws says there’s a grid and he can’t go to the grid by tabbing or using the arrow keys. He is on Windows 7 and the latest build of jaws 2018. He used to be able to do this function in Outlook 2010.

Thanks for your help,

Brian Prewitt
Information Systemsupgrsed Manager
Mississippi Industries for the Blind
2501 North West Street
Jackson, MS 39216
Office: 601.984.3213


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Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

Shirley Tracy
 

I’m having the same issues with Firefox and at times also with Internet Explorer. Just an FYI

 

 

Shirley Tracy

 

From: Bill White
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 10:50 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I’m noticing it, too, and one site, radio.com, crashes firefox, and I have to kill it with Task Manager.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jerry Berrier via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 7:26 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Firefox Lagging and Freezing

 

I’m wondering if anybody else is having this problem.

I’m running Firefox version 62, latest version of JFW, and Windows 10.

I’ll be arrowing down through a web page, and all of a sudden JAWS just stops reading. Sometimes it comes back after a few seconds, but not always.

I especially notice it when reading the Boston Globe in NFB Newsline on the web.

 

Also when I’m using Google Docs, I’m noticing an irritating lag when I hit up or down arrow in a document.

 

Any thoughts on how to remedy this?

 

 

Jerry Berrier

Director of Education Technology

Perkins School for the Blind
175 North Beacon Street
Watertown MA 02472
P: 617-972-7826
Perkins.org

 

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JAWS and Brailliant 32

denise avant <denise.avant@...>
 

Hello all,

I have a Brailliant 32 Braille Display. I am having difficulty connecting it by USB with the latest version of JAWS 2018. It was working just fine until I had to disconnect and reconnect the Braille display about three days ago.

I tried reinstalling the Brailliant drivers, and going through JAWS to reconnect. I hear a sound as if the computer is connecting. But nothing happens. I have this issue whenever I update JAWS to the latest version. But this time, there was no update.

 


Re: mbsa and jaws

charleseblack@...
 

I have different experiences. Firstly, you must be in an admin account to get it to work correctly. Secondly, when you run it from a desktop, it may give you results. If not, run it as a job and go and look at the output in an html file: I do not remember exactly where it was. Either way, you can see the results of MBSA.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of pmbeardy@tbaytel.net
Sent: Sunday, September 16, 2018 6:19 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: mbsa and jaws

hi, sorry correction. mbsa and jaws do they work together? baseline secuirity analyzer.

pb


Re: JFW.2019 beta demo mode. Ask me for an Authorized license.

Mário Navarro
 



hi.

Yes, that's exactly what happens.

ok, thanks.

cheers.


Às 15:08 de 19/09/2018, Joseph Norton escreveu:

Hi:

 

Is it saying something like:

 

Corporate license not found?

 

I notice this with my copy of 2019 beta without authorization.

 

I will report this on the Beta form as soon as I have a chance, but, it wouldn’t hurt for you to report it as well.

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Mário Navarro
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:56 AM
To: JAWS jfw GROUP
Subject: JFW.2019 beta demo mode. Ask me for an Authorized license.

 

 

 

 

Hi all.

I installed the beta of JFW. 2019 everything went well, but when I want

to use it in 40 minutes demo, it tells me that I need a license.

In the past, the betas didn't ask for this license.

some tips?

What is going on?

 

Thank you all.

Cheers.

 

 

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Re: open book

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

I would say, it’s the SMA is still good on your version of open book (open book 9), that you could get the free download from the software. However, they might send you the latest version of open book if that SMA is still good.


On Sep 17, 2018, at 1:11 AM, David & his pack of dogs <myguidedogis@...> wrote:

The other question is if, there is another updated version of Open Book, would ones who purchased the 9 be able to get the newer version?  Or would they have to shell out the extra money. At least ones who purchased Window Eyes were able to migrate for free to JAWS.   

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Isaac
Sent: September 16, 2018 10:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: openbook

 

Hi, has anyone heard roomers or facts about a new openbook release, it would be nice to use vocalizer voices and other things as well?


Re: JAWS Scripts for Webex

Jason White
 

I’m not aware of any – but try contacting accessibility@... – they may have a solution to your problem. I would suggest describing more precisely what the problem is (rather than “scripts are needed”, state what the user’s actual difficulty is with the WebEx client).

 

I use WebEx here for audio calls, without any need for scripts, but not the text chat interface.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal via Groups.Io
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: FW: JAWS Scripts for Webex
Importance: High

 

Sent this before and apparently it never hit the list.  I also tried joining the JAWS scripts list on yahoo groups but not hearing anything back I wonder if that list is no longer active?

 

From: Loreal Lavigna <Llavigna2@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:09 PM
To: 'main@jfw.groups.io' <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: JAWS Scripts for Webex

 

Hi everyone,

 

Working with a medical transcription company using Editscript 11 and the Webex client for chatting with team members.  Are there any scripts to make the Webex interface more accessible?  I am finding I am less concerned with Editscript, as I can make due with workarounds for this.  But the Webex client however, I need to try and find something to make it more workable.  I called Freedom Scientific today and tech support's recommendation was to try the user groups for JFW.  I'll try them again in a day or two if I get nothing from the JAWS list or the script list which I'm seriously questioning its activity or inactivity.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

Legal/Medical Transcriptionist

PHONE:  (518)330-5188

E-MAIL:  LorealLavigna@...

WEBSITE:  http://www.facebook.com/TranscriptsByLorealTranscripts By Loreal

 

 


Re: onedrive and jaws

Ashleigh Piccinino
 

Thank you for this information. I will check it out when I can.
Ashleigh


On Sep 13, 2018, at 6:19 AM, Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...> wrote:

Yes, the OneDrive app is free. However, OneDrive is more of a service and the app without the service does you no good just as the Dropbox app without a Dropbox account won’t do anything.

You get I think a couple of gigs of free storage, but OneDrive really makes sense ifyou have an Officd 365 subscription since you get 1Tb of OneDrive storage with your office 365 subscription.

an app but

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ashleigh Piccinino
Sent: Thursday, September 13, 2018 2:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: onedrive and jaws

 

Is that app free?


On Sep 9, 2018, at 9:03 AM, Richard Turner <richardturner42@...> wrote:

OneDrive is treated just like any other drive.  I have had no issues using Jaws with OneDrive.

Assuming you have installed it and have signed in, you can simply tap your Windows key and type onedrive and hit enter and you are there.

You can set a shortcut on your desktop if you would rather.

Then, from any other device you can log in to OneDrive and access your files.

I can access my OneDrive on my iPhone using the OneDrive app.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nino Dagostino
Sent: Sunday, September 9, 2018 6:10 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: onedrive and jaws

 

Good morning does anyone how to get to the recyclebin in onedrive using Jaws.

 

Is there anything about using Onedrive with Jaws.

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

 


Re: JFW.2019 beta demo mode. Ask me for an Authorized license.

Joseph Norton
 

Hi:

 

Is it saying something like:

 

Corporate license not found?

 

I notice this with my copy of 2019 beta without authorization.

 

I will report this on the Beta form as soon as I have a chance, but, it wouldn’t hurt for you to report it as well.

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Mário Navarro
Sent: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 1:56 AM
To: JAWS jfw GROUP
Subject: JFW.2019 beta demo mode. Ask me for an Authorized license.

 

 

 

 

Hi all.

I installed the beta of JFW. 2019 everything went well, but when I want

to use it in 40 minutes demo, it tells me that I need a license.

In the past, the betas didn't ask for this license.

some tips?

What is going on?

 

Thank you all.

Cheers.

 

 

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JFW.2019 beta demo mode. Ask me for an Authorized license.

Mário Navarro
 

Hi all.
I installed the beta of JFW. 2019 everything went well, but when I want to use it in 40 minutes demo, it tells me that I need a license.
In the past, the betas didn't ask for this license.
some tips?
What is going on?

Thank you all.
Cheers.


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FW: JAWS Scripts for Webex

Loreal <llavigna2@...>
 

Sent this before and apparently it never hit the list.  I also tried joining the JAWS scripts list on yahoo groups but not hearing anything back I wonder if that list is no longer active?

 

From: Loreal Lavigna <Llavigna2@...>
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 2:09 PM
To: 'main@jfw.groups.io' <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: JAWS Scripts for Webex

 

Hi everyone,

 

Working with a medical transcription company using Editscript 11 and the Webex client for chatting with team members.  Are there any scripts to make the Webex interface more accessible?  I am finding I am less concerned with Editscript, as I can make due with workarounds for this.  But the Webex client however, I need to try and find something to make it more workable.  I called Freedom Scientific today and tech support's recommendation was to try the user groups for JFW.  I'll try them again in a day or two if I get nothing from the JAWS list or the script list which I'm seriously questioning its activity or inactivity.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

Legal/Medical Transcriptionist

PHONE:  (518)330-5188

E-MAIL:  LorealLavigna@...

WEBSITE:  http://www.facebook.com/TranscriptsByLorealTranscripts By Loreal

 

 


JAWS 2018 announces webpage URL for page you're leaving. Why?

 

Every time my latest client and I are transitioning from one webpage to another where he has entered a new URL in the address bar by hand we consistently have JAWS 2018 announcing the URL of the page we're on before it announces the one we're navigating to.

This behavior annoys and confuses him and does the same for me.  I cannot understand the rationale for doing this.

I am wondering if this is something that is either wrong with his JAWS 2018 installation, if anyone else gets this behavior, and if it can be configured through a setting I just don't know about.  I'd like JAWS to announce the URL of the page that's currently being transitioned to without ever hearing the URL of the one being left behind.

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Re: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams

Marty Hutchings
 

Debbie, To stop JAWS from speaking progress bars, hit Insert+V and keep hitting the Down Arrow until you hear General Options. Hit the Down Arrow again 3 times til you hear Progress bar spoken and hit the Space bar. You will hear "Progress bar silent" then hit Enter. Jaws will no longer speak any progress bars.


Love in Christ
Marty

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave Durber
Sent: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 10:03 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams

Hello Debby:

I tried cycling through the options by pressing JAWS KEY+S but, the speaking
of the elapsed time are still spoken. By default, like you, the setting is
Highlighted.

The layered keystroke, JAWS KEY+S, followed by the letter S, in JAWS 14, is
a toggle to mute and unmute JAWS.

Thank you for your suggestions.

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "Debby Hill" <dm-hill@comcast.net>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams


Hi Dave,

I have two ideas, but someone else may know others. First you can press the
JAWSKey plus the letter S and cycle through what JAWS will say. The choices
are all, none and highlighted. Mine has always defaulted to highlighted.
That will stop it saying the numbers as they advance.

Or you could use the layered keystroke JAWSKey then space and then S. This
has the choices of speech on demand and full speech. Remember with both of
these once you are done with the streaming, you will have to reset them.

Hope this helps!

Debby

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave
Durber
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 5:00 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams

Hello everyone:

On my HP laptop, I am using Windows 7 and Jaws 14. When I am listening to
streamed audio from any of the radio stations on the BBc web site, JAWS
keeps announcing the elapsed time of any streamd audio I am listening too.
Does anyone have a suggestion as to how I can stop JAWS from doing this.

Thanks in anticipation.

Dave Durber









JAWS Scripts for Webex

Loreal <llavigna2@...>
 

Hi everyone,

 

Working with a medical transcription company using Editscript 11 and the Webex client for chatting with team members.  Are there any scripts to make the Webex interface more accessible?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

Legal/Medical Transcriptionist

PHONE:  (518)330-5188

E-MAIL:  LorealLavigna@...

WEBSITE:  http://www.facebook.com/TranscriptsByLorealTranscripts By Loreal

 

 


Re: Chrome and passwords

 

Bill,

        I am with both you, and Vlad, in certain regards.

        On "the Vlad side" is the rock solid and most basic computer security principle:   As soon as you do not have physical security over your hardware virtually nothing else matters and if you do have physical security over your hardware it prevents close to 100% of the most common compromises.

        On the "your side" there are many among us who, while we do have physical security over our hardware, also leave it running 24/7 unless we wish to force a restart.  It is always possible (not probable, but possible) that someone could break in to the location where the computer is kept and is running.  Why give them, or anyone to whom they might hand off a stolen computer, easy access to all your accounts.

         I've said it before, and I'll say it again:   Passwords are, ideally, meant to be stored in one and only one place - the password owner's brain.  Since many of us can not meet that ideal, particularly as years and numbers of passwords increase, the second option is to use a password manager that requires you to enter a password you can be sure you will remember to store all others.

          The second option is a lot safer than having a web browser, any web browser, remember login credentials.  These days most password managers will also allow you to fire up the site and auto-enter the credentials they have stored directly from within the manager, where they're locked safely away again as soon as you close it.

           I can find no reason, other than convenience, to ever have a web browser remember important login credentials (and by that I mean username and password).  If those login credentials are for anything important they simply should not be remembered by a web browser.  Having one remember your login credentials for your local newspaper's comment section, say, is a completely different thing than having it remember them for your bank account or credit card.

           For certain things, even having a browser remember nothing but the login ID is a very bad idea.

           
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Re: Chrome and passwords

Vlad Dragomir
 

Hello,

Sorry for chiming in here. I would simply like to try and disipate a little bit this feeling of so-called insecure environment. Dear friends, I've been using Chrome for at least two years, it saved all my passwords, and I never had the smallest problem. Commons sense is your best friend. You need a strong GMail password, make sure that no one can guess it. Apart from that, why would you let anyone use your computer, it's yours, you only need to make that clear. And if you let someone use it, it's someone you trust, not the first stranger you meet on a street. Definitely, it is up to the original poster to decide, I would personally advise against paranoia though. Don't allow your envious work colleague to use your computer, that's all you need to do! *smiles*

Best regards,

Vlad.


Re: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams

Dave Durber
 

Hello Debby:

I tried cycling through the options by pressing JAWS KEY+S but, the speaking of the elapsed time are still spoken. By default, like you, the setting is Highlighted.

The layered keystroke, JAWS KEY+S, followed by the letter S, in JAWS 14, is a toggle to mute and unmute JAWS.

Thank you for your suggestions.

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "Debby Hill" <dm-hill@comcast.net>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 1:35 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams


Hi Dave,

I have two ideas, but someone else may know others. First you can press the
JAWSKey plus the letter S and cycle through what JAWS will say. The choices
are all, none and highlighted. Mine has always defaulted to highlighted.
That will stop it saying the numbers as they advance.

Or you could use the layered keystroke JAWSKey then space and then S. This
has the choices of speech on demand and full speech. Remember with both of
these once you are done with the streaming, you will have to reset them.

Hope this helps!

Debby

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave
Durber
Sent: Monday, September 17, 2018 5:00 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS keeps speaking the progress of streams

Hello everyone:

On my HP laptop, I am using Windows 7 and Jaws 14. When I am listening to
streamed audio from any of the radio stations on the BBc web site, JAWS
keeps announcing the elapsed time of any streamd audio I am listening too.
Does anyone have a suggestion as to how I can stop JAWS from doing this.

Thanks in anticipation.

Dave Durber








Re: JAWS 2019 Beta Download Links + What's New + Beta Report Form Link

Mário Navarro
 


thanks friend.

good work.

cheers.


Às 15:14 de 18/09/2018, Mike B. escreveu:
Hi All,
 
All the links are below plus what's new in this version.
 
 
 JAWS 2019 Beta Report Form:
 
 
32 Bit:
 
 
64 Bit:
 
 
What's new:
 
The following features are new to JAWS 2019. 
 
Faster JAWS Startup with Grace Period Authorization
 
JAWS 2019 introduces a new concept to help ease the delay in response when JAWS first launches and looks for authorization. In prior versions, JAWS would
not fully start until proper authorization was found. Since Authorization can include searching for a network license, the amount of time before JAWS started
speaking could be significant. While it is not possible to speed up this period directly, the authorization process will now be completed simultaneously
to startup. As JAWS searches for authorization, it enters a new "grace period" authorization state which provides limited functionality, similar to what
is available on the logon screen, so you can use speech and braille while authorization discovery takes place. Once the authorization check has finished,
JAWS then uses the correct feature set based on the license.
 
Separation of Office Scripts
 
JAWS Microsoft Office support for Word, Outlook, and Excel has been separated into different script sets which now load depending on the version of Office
currently running. This makes it much easier to make continued improvements to Office 365 support going forward without the risk of breaking JAWS functionality
in previous versions of Office for users who still rely on these older versions. If you are running Office 2016 or Office 365, and the version number includes
a build number of build 10000 or higher, the newly created Office settings for Word, Outlook, and Excel should be loaded when you run those applications.
If you are running earlier Office versions, JAWS should load the Word Classic, Outlook Classic, or Excel Classic settings.
 
To verify the version and build number of office you are using, press CTRL+INSERT+V. This command will also indicate if you are running a retail or subscription
version of Office. To verify which JAWS settings are loaded, press INSERT+Q.
 
Improved Performance in Office 365 Applications
 
With the changes made to separate the Office 365 support from the scripts for previous Office versions, we are now able to take advantage of more UIA functionality
provided by Microsoft. There is also much less decision making that needs to be done in the scripts since there are no longer other office versions to
be considered. As a result, users should notice greatly improved performance and responsiveness when using current versions of Word, Excel, and Outlook.
A few areas where users may notice increased responsiveness include:
 
list of 3 items
• Navigating large documents in Word that contain a lot of markup such as footnotes, endnotes, comments, tables, and so on.
• Editing data and formulas in Excel.
• Navigating large message folders in Outlook.
list end
 
For braille users, document spacing an formatting are now more accurately indicated on the braille display. This includes indents, outdents, and tab stops.
We have also addressed several issues with the braille cursor not always being positioned where expected, which made it difficult to sometimes edit using
braille.
 
If you are using a braille display with status cells, it will now also be easier to tell if text is centered or right justified by displaying "cj" or "rj"
in the first two cells when focused on the line containing the centered or right justified content.
 
Audio Ducking Support for Windows 10 version 1803 and Higher
 
The JAWS Audio Ducking feature is now supported in the Windows 10 Spring 2018 Creators update (version 1803) and higher. Audio Ducking causes the volume
of other programs to be lowered while JAWS is speaking. For example, if you are listening to music and JAWS begins talking, the volume of the music will
be slightly lowered so you can comfortably hear JAWS and then raised back to its current level when JAWS stops talking.
 
By default, audio remains at the same level as JAWS speech. To enable Audio Ducking, open the Startup Wizard from the JAWS Help menu and select the "Lower
the volume of other programs while JAWS is speaking" checkbox located on the Speech Settings page. Alternatively, Audio Ducking can be turned on through
Settings center by doing the following:
 
list of 5 items
1. Press INSERT+F2, and select Settings Center.
2. Press CTRL+SHIFT+D to load the JAWS default settings.
3. In the Search edit box, type "volume" without the quotes.
4. Press DOWN ARROW to move to "Lower the volume of other programs while JAWS is speaking" in the filtered search results in the tree view.
5. Press SPACEBAR to toggle this option.
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You can also press INSERT+SPACEBAR followed by D to quickly toggle Audio Ducking on or off. The current setting will remain in effect until you press the
layered keystroke again or restart JAWS.
 
TAB Key No Longer Echoed
 
For users who leave Typing Echo enabled, JAWS will no longer announce the TAB key by default. This means you will not constantly hear "ALT+TAB" while switching
between applications or hear "TAB" spoken each time as you move through links on web pages.
 
Note: If you prefer to have the TAB key spoken, or you would like to mute other keys such as SPACEBAR, ENTER, or ESC, open Settings Center and search for
"manage key labels". For more details, refer to this support article on using the
Manage Key Labels
 feature.
 
Skype
 
Skype now offers three options on Windows 10.
 
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1. You can continue using Skype Classic which is version 7 and works very well with JAWS. Note that Skype Classic is expected to be retired at some point
not yet known.
2. You can download and install the new Desktop version 8, which is now supported in JAWS. See details below.
3. You can install the Universal App from the Microsoft Store. However, this is the least accessible at this time and we recommend you install Skype 7
or 8 for the best support.
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For users moving to Skype 8, please be certain to download the version referred to as "Skype for Windows" which works well on Windows 10. Note that the
Universal App we are not recommending is referred to as "Skype for Windows 10".
 
For those using Skype version 8, we have added some additional keystrokes to help with navigation since these options are not offered in Skype. These commands
are:
 
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• Move to the chat entry field: CTRL+INSERT+E
• Move to the chat history list: CTRL+INSERT+Y
• Move to the conversations list: CTRL+INSERT+N
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You can also use the JAWS commands INSERT+W and INSERT+H while focused on Skype for a list of most of the keyboard commands you would want to know when
using Skype. For a full list from Microsoft, please visit the
Skype Hotkeys Web Page.
 
Tip: You can assign a keystroke such as ALT+CTRL+S to the Skype icon on the Desktop to quickly open Skype to answer an incoming call. If you are in another
application and you receive an incoming call alert, you can press your shortcut keystroke to open Skype, press INSERT+UP ARROW or INSERT+TAB to read the
caller information, and then press CTRL+SHIFT+P or use TAB to choose Answer or Decline.
 
Download JAWS 2019
 
The following briefly describes how to download, save, and install the JAWS public beta release. 
 
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1. Select the preferred language which will list the available download links (By default English is selected).
2. Select the appropriate download link.
3.  When the dialog box opens, choose Save and select a location where you can easily find the downloaded executable file.                     Make sure
to download the correct version (64-bit or 32-bit) for your computer,                     which we have detected is a 64-bit computer. Instructions to
verify whether you have a 64-bit or 32-bit computer can be found at the bottom of this page.
4. Run the executable and follow the talking installer.
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Select your preferred language:
English
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• 
JAWS 2019.1809.27  64-bit English  - September 2018
• 
JAWS 2019.1809.27  32-bit English  - September 2018
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Do I need to download the 64-bit or 32-bit version of software?
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1. Press WINDOWS Key+R to open the Run dialog box.
2. Type "c:" without the quotes and then press ENTER to display the contents of your C drive.
3.  Press the letter P until you reach the "Program Files" folder, and then press P once more.
 If you have 64-bit Windows, you have two folders: one named "Program Files" and another named "Program Files (x86)."
 If you have 32-bit Windows, you only have one folder named "Program Files."
4. Please select the appropriate 64-bit or 32-bit version to run on your system.
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