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moderated Re: a jaws question

Michael Amaro
 

thanks mike that did it

From: Mike B
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 3:38 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Hi Michael,
 
Okay, try these steps.
1. Press, Insert + 6, on the number row above the main keyboard to open the Settings Center, now press, control, shift , + D, to open the
Settings Center Default All Applications.
 
2. Down arrow to, Speech Verbosity closed, right arrow to open.  Down arrow 1 time to hear what Verbosity Level you're running.
 
3. Down arrow to, Configure Verbosity Levels closed, right arrow to open.
 
4. Down arrow to the level you're running, Beginner..., and press the spacebar to open.  Note, do not press enter because if you press enter Settings Center will think you're done and close, so use the spacebar.
 
5. You're now in a list of options, so down arrow to, Position information, press the spacebar to uncheck this.
 
6. Tab to, Okay, press the spacebar, again tab to, Okay, and press enter to save your change and close the Settings Center.

 
Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

I don't see position information, .  Maybe I am not doing some thing right?

From: Mike B
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Howdy,
 
Try the following:
To stop Jaws from reading the number of an item while arrowing thru a list,
Go to the Jaws settings center default all applications, then speech verbosity, then configuration.
In the list of items, (number 17) position information, uncheck the box, and
save your settings on the way out.
Jaws will still announce the location / number of the item when using the say-all or say current line command.
This worked for me in Jaws 2019.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: a jaws question

Dan Longmore
 

It is way down in the list.   Did you find?

 

Dan

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 4:23 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: a jaws question

 

I don't see position information, .  Maybe I am not doing some thing right?

 

From: Mike B

Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:20 PM

Subject: Re: a jaws question

 

Howdy,

 

Try the following:

To stop Jaws from reading the number of an item while arrowing thru a list,
Go to the Jaws settings center default all applications, then speech verbosity, then configuration.
In the list of items, (number 17) position information, uncheck the box, and
save your settings on the way out.
Jaws will still announce the location / number of the item when using the say-all or say current line command.
This worked for me in Jaws 2019.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:01 PM

Subject: Re: a jaws question

 

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: outlook and jaws,

Dan Longmore
 

Yes, this is typically a link in many e-mails especially from groups, businesses ,etc.  Not sure why this gets read with a mouse pass over.

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of david
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 9:42 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: outlook and jaws,

 

someone on another list has this outlook issue,

 

sometimes, when I pass the cursor over a message in the inbox, JAWS says If you have any trouble reading this message open it in a web browser.

 

the person is using outlook 2016, I'm using this version not seeing/hearing that behavior.

 

 

       The impossible is the untried,  Never under estimate the power of a dream.

 


moderated Re: outlook and jaws,

Sandra Streeter
 

Outlook 2019, JAWS 2019, Win. 10, and I am among those who are. If there’s a way to kill that unnecessary message, I’d love to learn them!

 

 

Sandra

 

The gift of mental energy comes from God, the supreme being and if we concentrate  our thoughts on this truth we get into harmony with this great power.

(Nikola Tesla)

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of david
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 9:42 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: outlook and jaws,

 

someone on another list has this outlook issue,

 

sometimes, when I pass the cursor over a message in the inbox, JAWS says If you have any trouble reading this message open it in a web browser.

 

the person is using outlook 2016, I'm using this version not seeing/hearing that behavior.

 

 

       The impossible is the untried,  Never under estimate the power of a dream.

 


moderated Re: windows 10 product key

 

Not sure what Dollars you are talking about, but it should be a lot less than $350.

Here in Canada the upgrade is $259.99 from the Microsoft Store, but I can buy a full version of Windows 10 Pro from a number of large computer shops for less, one store where I often buy stuff sells it for $158.49.

And yes, I believe you could buy a recycled license or whatever they call these type of licenses you can buy on eBay for a few bucks.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marvin Hunkin
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2019 2:40 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: windows 10 product key

 

Wondering. Need to upgrade from windows 10 home to pro. Doing a networking course soon, and need to use hyper v, windows sandbox, etc.

So, what’s the legal or ethical status.

Can I find legal keys online or best to purchase from the Microsoft store. $350, for a windows 10 pro key.

Marvin.

 


moderated Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

 

I guess this is very difficult for anybody to explain unless they are also using the same Earthlink web portal.
Typically you would find a button which would allow you to browse for a file which you can then attach, you most likely won't be able to copy and paste a file to attach it like you can do in Outlook and I doubt you would want to open the file.
Is there any reason you don't want to use an email client? If not Outlook because of the cost, there are free email clients like thunderbird or the Mail app if you use Windows 10.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Ingram
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?




-----Original Message-----
From: Glenn / Lenny <glennervin@cableone.net>
Sent: Oct 12, 2019 1:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

Hi,
Which browser?
What have you tried so far?
It depends on the service you are logged into.
But we need to know what hasn't worked.
Glenn
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Ingram" <dingram269@earthlink.net>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:00 AM
Subject: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?


Hi list members, i'd like to know how can I attatch a document to a
message using webmail? What is the best way to go about it? I would
appreciate any information that anyone might have because i'm trying
to do this before or by this coming Tuesday morning. Thank you.




Hi, I use https://webmail.earthlink.net. Everything seems fine until I have to attach a file to the message that I write. I'm using jaws 16 and internet explorer as the browser. I usually don't have a problem with this combination but usually when I use brouse then I select the file do I also have to open the document that I want to attach? that sounds strange but my question here is can I copy the item from lets say that the document that I want is located on my desktop, can't I just copy the file in question? wouldn't that work? I think that there needs to be a better way of doing this? Thank you for asking me some questions so that I can walk through how I try to send an attachment along with a message.


moderated windows 10 product key

Marvin Hunkin <startrekvoyager@...>
 

Wondering. Need to upgrade from windows 10 home to pro. Doing a networking course soon, and need to use hyper v, windows sandbox, etc.

So, what’s the legal or ethical status.

Can I find legal keys online or best to purchase from the Microsoft store. $350, for a windows 10 pro key.

Marvin.

 


moderated Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

David Ingram
 

-----Original Message-----
From: Glenn / Lenny <glennervin@cableone.net>
Sent: Oct 12, 2019 1:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

Hi,
Which browser?
What have you tried so far?
It depends on the service you are logged into.
But we need to know what hasn't worked.
Glenn
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Ingram" <dingram269@earthlink.net>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:00 AM
Subject: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?


Hi list members, i'd like to know how can I attatch a document to a
message using webmail? What is the best way to go about it? I would
appreciate any information that anyone might have because i'm trying to do
this before or by this coming Tuesday morning. Thank you.




Hi, I use https://webmail.earthlink.net. Everything seems fine until I have to attach a file to the message that I write. I'm using jaws 16 and internet explorer as the browser. I usually don't have a problem with this combination but usually when I use brouse then I select the file do I also have to open the document that I want to attach? that sounds strange but my question here is can I copy the item from lets say that the document that I want is located on my desktop, can't I just copy the file in question? wouldn't that work? I think that there needs to be a better way of doing this? Thank you for asking me some questions so that I can walk through how I try to send an attachment along with a message.


moderated Re: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

Glenn / Lenny
 

Hi,
Which browser?
What have you tried so far?
It depends on the service you are logged into.
But we need to know what hasn't worked.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
From: "David Ingram" <dingram269@earthlink.net>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, October 12, 2019 1:00 AM
Subject: how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?


Hi list members, i'd like to know how can I attatch a document to a message using webmail? What is the best way to go about it? I would appreciate any information that anyone might have because i'm trying to do this before or by this coming Tuesday morning. Thank you.


moderated how do i attach a document to e mail using webmail?

David Ingram
 

Hi list members, i'd like to know how can I attatch a document to a message using webmail? What is the best way to go about it? I would appreciate any information that anyone might have because i'm trying to do this before or by this coming Tuesday morning. Thank you.


moderated outlook and jaws,

david
 

someone on another list has this outlook issue,

 

sometimes, when I pass the cursor over a message in the inbox, JAWS says If you have any trouble reading this message open it in a web browser.

 

the person is using outlook 2016, I'm using this version not seeing/hearing that behavior.

 

 

       The impossible is the untried,  Never under estimate the power of a dream.

 


moderated Re: a jaws question

Mike B.
 

Hi Michael,
 
Okay, try these steps.
1. Press, Insert + 6, on the number row above the main keyboard to open the Settings Center, now press, control, shift , + D, to open the
Settings Center Default All Applications.
 
2. Down arrow to, Speech Verbosity closed, right arrow to open.  Down arrow 1 time to hear what Verbosity Level you're running.
 
3. Down arrow to, Configure Verbosity Levels closed, right arrow to open.
 
4. Down arrow to the level you're running, Beginner..., and press the spacebar to open.  Note, do not press enter because if you press enter Settings Center will think you're done and close, so use the spacebar.
 
5. You're now in a list of options, so down arrow to, Position information, press the spacebar to uncheck this.
 
6. Tab to, Okay, press the spacebar, again tab to, Okay, and press enter to save your change and close the Settings Center.

 
Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

I don't see position information, .  Maybe I am not doing some thing right?

From: Mike B
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Howdy,
 
Try the following:
To stop Jaws from reading the number of an item while arrowing thru a list,
Go to the Jaws settings center default all applications, then speech verbosity, then configuration.
In the list of items, (number 17) position information, uncheck the box, and
save your settings on the way out.
Jaws will still announce the location / number of the item when using the say-all or say current line command.
This worked for me in Jaws 2019.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: How to stop JAWS from saying "normal" after I pressed JAWSKey+tab?

Richard B. McDonald
 

My JAWS version is 2019, latest build.  It seems, so far, that re-booting has fixed this problem.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2019 1:24 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: How to stop JAWS from saying "normal" after I pressed JAWSKey+tab?

 

Hi Richard,

 

What version of Jaws?  Have you tried rebooting?


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Thursday, October 10, 2019 11:35 AM

Subject: How to stop JAWS from saying "normal" after I pressed JAWSKey+tab?

 

Hi!

 

I experimented with pressing JAWSKey+Tab.  Now, JAWS says “normal” all the time.  How do I undo or stop this?

 

Thanks,

Richard


moderated Re: a jaws question

Michael Amaro
 

I don't see position information, .  Maybe I am not doing some thing right?

From: Mike B
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Howdy,
 
Try the following:
To stop Jaws from reading the number of an item while arrowing thru a list,
Go to the Jaws settings center default all applications, then speech verbosity, then configuration.
In the list of items, (number 17) position information, uncheck the box, and
save your settings on the way out.
Jaws will still announce the location / number of the item when using the say-all or say current line command.
This worked for me in Jaws 2019.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: a jaws question

Mike B.
 

Howdy,
 
Try the following:
To stop Jaws from reading the number of an item while arrowing thru a list,
Go to the Jaws settings center default all applications, then speech verbosity, then configuration.
In the list of items, (number 17) position information, uncheck the box, and
save your settings on the way out.
Jaws will still announce the location / number of the item when using the say-all or say current line command.
This worked for me in Jaws 2019.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go Rams!
Every man should marry.  After all, happiness is not the only thing in life.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 12:01 PM
Subject: Re: a jaws question

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: a jaws question

Glenn / Lenny
 

I believe that lowering the Jaws verbosity from the beginner level may help.
I usually leave it at this level, but I change the level of what it announces, to custom announcements instead of all, but I too hear the number of items on the desktop, and I would not want to not hear this.
But to change it from beginner, open the jaws menu by entering on the Jaws icon on the desktop and go into help and up arrow to startup wizard, and you can just press next until you get to the below screen, and you can change it from beginner and that should help.
HTH.
JAWS Startup Wizard
Verbosity Settings
Tutor Messages Verbosity Level
Beginner, HighestTurn off Menu and Control Help
IntermediateAnnounce Menu and Control Help Advanced, Lowest
Announce Custom Messages Only
Access Key Graphic Verbosity
Off No Graphics Speak all
Labeled GraphicsSpeak Menus Only
All GraphicsSpeak Dialogs Only
< Back Next > Cancel

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: a jaws question

Dan Longmore
 

Hi,

  JAWS is simply announcing the icon that is selected on your desktop and the total # of the program /files that are on the desktop.  I am not sure of how to prevent other than the hard way of going to ablank desktop.  Lol

 

Dan

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Michael Amaro
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 2:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: a jaws question

 

Hello Listers,

 

I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?

 

Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"

 

And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated a jaws question

Michael Amaro
 

Hello Listers,
 
I am running jaws 2019 latest build windows 10 1903.  How do I stop jaws from saying internet explorer  1 of 36?  When I press an icon on my desktop?
 
Thanks
Michael
Email/skype
mikeameli@...
JFK"
 
And so, my fellow Americans: ask not what your country can do for you — ask what you can do for your Country."


moderated Re: accessing amazon music

Glenn / Lenny
 

Hi Justin,
Which browser did you have trouble downloading music?
I downloaded a song a few months back, and it wasn't a difficult experience.
I used Chrome.
The only complaint I had which I submitted when I got a request from Amazon to rate my purchase was that the song I paid for and downloaded was recorded in only 128 bit quality, and I would expect at least 192 bit quality for this, I prefer 320 bit.
Since it's been a couple months, I cannot tell you the steps, but it might require listening to the word link when we are looking for something to download.
HTH.
 
Glenn
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, October 11, 2019 9:35 AM
Subject: accessing amazon music

Hello Group,

I have been an Amazon prime member for a number of years and have considered setting up a payed subscription to this service, though as a prime member, I have access to a fairly extensive music library at no cost.

Earlier today, I identified a song through Amazon music and after pressing enter on the title, I attempted to locate a download link using the tab key. As the tabs were labeled as graphics, I wasn’t sure which one to select as a download key.

I was able to download the track through assistance  from the Microsoft helpline.

Is there an accessible work-around to access amazon music?

 

I would appreciate any assistance.

 

Best, Justin


moderated Re: facebook messaging client

Zel Iscel
 

You can set up your notifications in facebook so that you receive your messages and other notifications via email. That way, you can read and respond to your messages via email. However, the last time I was using this system, and that was a while ago, you couldn't initiate chats/messages via email.

My sister used the email notifications to communicate with us on Facebook when she was in China for a holiday a couple of years ago. Facebook is banned there but she could respond to messages and comments via email.

Cheers
Zel

Zel Iscel
Principal Consultant
Inclusive World

Mob: 0413813885
Eml: zel@inclusiveworld.com.au
Web: www.inclusiveworld.com.au

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: Friday, 11 October 2019 10:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: facebook messaging client

Never used any clients for PC. Just the web. If the regular facebook site annoys you, m.facebook.com works fine for messaging purposes.



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jed Barton
Sent: October 10, 2019 9:58 PM
To: main <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: facebook messaging client

Hey guys,

Do any of you guys use any sort of messaging client for facebook that works with jaws?
I use to use a program called miranda, however facebook doesn't seem to support a lot of 3rd party apps now. Anyone have any ideas? This was really handy to have.

Cheers,

Jed

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