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moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Mike B
 

Hi Bill & All,
 
I'm sorry, my bad.  I only caught part of the thread.
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 -----
From: Bill White
Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 6:02 AM
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Hi, Mike. There is no Apps folder in Windows 7. Laura has Windows 7.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:46 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Here's how you can put a shortcut icon on your desktop and you could then assign a keystroke to it.

From: chris judge

You don’t really need an icon for narrator on your desktop, as control windows enter will both stop and start narrator. If you still want to place an icon, here’s how.

To place an icon for narrator on your desktop, do the following.

Press windows R and type:

Shell:appsfolder

Press enter. Find narrator in the list of applications. Press the applications key, or shift f10. Arrow down to open file location and press enter. Press the applications key again and arrow down to send to, sub menu. Press right arrow to open it and arrow down to, desktop create shortcut and press enter.

This will do it.

 

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 -----

From: Dave Durber

Sent: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 3:44 AM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello Bill and Laura:

 

If you want to run Narrator on the fly but not to have it run each time Windows 7 starts, Tap the WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (Without the quotes)and press ENTER.

 

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

From: Bill White

Sent: 02 November, 2019 4:36 PM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Bill White
 

Hi, Mike. There is no Apps folder in Windows 7. Laura has Windows 7.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:46 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Here's how you can put a shortcut icon on your desktop and you could then assign a keystroke to it.

You don’t really need an icon for narrator on your desktop, as control windows enter will both stop and start narrator. If you still want to place an icon, here’s how.

To place an icon for narrator on your desktop, do the following.

Press windows R and type:

Shell:appsfolder

Press enter. Find narrator in the list of applications. Press the applications key, or shift f10. Arrow down to open file location and press enter. Press the applications key again and arrow down to send to, sub menu. Press right arrow to open it and arrow down to, desktop create shortcut and press enter.

This will do it.

 

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: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 3:44 AM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello Bill and Laura:

 

If you want to run Narrator on the fly but not to have it run each time Windows 7 starts, Tap the WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (Without the quotes)and press ENTER.

 

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

From: Bill White

Sent: 02 November, 2019 4:36 PM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Richard Turner
 

Control+Windows-key+Enter.

That is the toggle for Narrator, whether you start it from the edit box or if you start and stop it with that keystroke.

 

.

 

 

 

Richard

 

🖖 Live long and prosper

 

 

Check out my web site at: www.turner42.com

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:56 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Thank you …… How do I turn it off?

 

Laura

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dave Durber
Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello Laura:

 

To start Narrator in the current session of Windows 7 but, not have it start each time Windows 7 starts, Tap either WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (without the quotes), then press ENTER.

 

HTH

 

Sincerely:

 

Dave Durber

 

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

Sent: 02 November, 2019 6:19 PM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Bill,

 

Thank you for the info.  Narrator came on but it didn’t help.  When I pressed tab, narrator would say tab and when I pressed up or down arrow it would say up arrow or down arrow.  Jaws won’t speak on that computer and I thought narrator might help me figure out why.  That computer has Windows 7 and Jaws 16.  I guess I’ll have to wait until I have sighted help available to tell me what’s on the screen and get Jaws speaking.

 

Laura

   

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Laura Richardson
 

Thank you …… How do I turn it off?

 

Laura

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dave Durber
Sent: Tuesday, November 5, 2019 5:53 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello Laura:

 

To start Narrator in the current session of Windows 7 but, not have it start each time Windows 7 starts, Tap either WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (without the quotes), then press ENTER.

 

HTH

 

Sincerely:

 

Dave Durber

 

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

Sent: 02 November, 2019 6:19 PM

Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Bill,

 

Thank you for the info.  Narrator came on but it didn’t help.  When I pressed tab, narrator would say tab and when I pressed up or down arrow it would say up arrow or down arrow.  Jaws won’t speak on that computer and I thought narrator might help me figure out why.  That computer has Windows 7 and Jaws 16.  I guess I’ll have to wait until I have sighted help available to tell me what’s on the screen and get Jaws speaking.

 

Laura

   

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Mike B
 

Here's how you can put a shortcut icon on your desktop and you could then assign a keystroke to it.

You don’t really need an icon for narrator on your desktop, as control windows enter will both stop and start narrator. If you still want to place an icon, here’s how.

To place an icon for narrator on your desktop, do the following.

Press windows R and type:

Shell:appsfolder

Press enter. Find narrator in the list of applications. Press the applications key, or shift f10. Arrow down to open file location and press enter. Press the applications key again and arrow down to send to, sub menu. Press right arrow to open it and arrow down to, desktop create shortcut and press enter.

This will do it.

 

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: Tuesday, November 05, 2019 3:44 AM
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Hello Bill and Laura:
 
If you want to run Narrator on the fly but not to have it run each time Windows 7 starts, Tap the WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (Without the quotes)and press ENTER.
 
----- Original Message -----
From: Bill White
Sent: 02 November, 2019 4:36 PM
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Dave Durber
 

Hello Laura:
 
To start Narrator in the current session of Windows 7 but, not have it start each time Windows 7 starts, Tap either WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (without the quotes), then press ENTER.
 
HTH
 
Sincerely:
 
Dave Durber
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: 02 November, 2019 6:19 PM
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Bill,

 

Thank you for the info.  Narrator came on but it didn’t help.  When I pressed tab, narrator would say tab and when I pressed up or down arrow it would say up arrow or down arrow.  Jaws won’t speak on that computer and I thought narrator might help me figure out why.  That computer has Windows 7 and Jaws 16.  I guess I’ll have to wait until I have sighted help available to tell me what’s on the screen and get Jaws speaking.

 

Laura

   

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 11:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Dave Durber
 

Hello Bill and Laura:
 
If you want to run Narrator on the fly but not to have it run each time Windows 7 starts, Tap the WINDOWS KEY, type "narrator" (Without the quotes)and press ENTER.
 

----- Original Message -----
From: Bill White
Sent: 02 November, 2019 4:36 PM
Subject: Re: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

Hi, Laura. There isn’t one shortcut in Windows 7 to turn on Narrator. Try the following:

 

1. Press Windows key plus U

2. Press ALT plus N.

3. Press ENTER.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 9:20 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Turning on narrator in Windows 7

 

Hello,

 

Would someone please give me the shortcut keys for turning narrator on and off in Windows 7?  Thank you in advance.

 

Laura

 

moderated reading the comments on the excel.

Shankar C
 

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hello all,
hope things are well at you.
as the subject line says, can some 1 guide me to read the comments on the excel?
I am using the jaws 2020 with the latest office 365.
when ever the focus moved on the cell which has the comment on the
excel, the jaws just announce that, "has comment, contains comment"
but, I am unable to read the comment given in the cell.

moderated Re: Is this the best email list?

Jaffar Sidek
 

Hi.  The programming list you are looking for is:

program-l@...

As for Java programming, Eclipse and Android studio seems to be the best so far.

Cheers!

On 11/5/2019 4:25 AM, Mike Terry wrote:
Hello All,

Years ago there was a specific email list for blind programmers. Does
anyone know if there is an active list for such topics? I am a blind
developer and am looking to move to a new programming language.
However, the only accessible Windows IDE I have found is Visual
Studio. Is the only choice today? I considering learning either C#
or Java. In the case of C# the obvious IDE is Visual Studio.
However, what are blind Java developers using?

I apologize if this is off topic. Just looking for accessible IDE's with Jaws.

Thanks Mike

moderated Re: Is the following a bug with 2020?

Mike B
 

Hi Robin,
 
It sounds like the ribbons are minimized.  Try the following:
To navigate ribbons more efficiently the ribbons need to be maximized.  The keystroke is, control + F1.  This keystroke is a toggle so, this keystroke
will maximize & minimize the ribbons.
 
To check if the ribbons are minimized / maximized do the following:
1. Press the, Alt key, to open the ribbons.
2. Open the context menu with either the application key or, shift + F10.
3. Arrow up or down to the, Minimize, option.  If, Minimize, is checked, the ribbons are minimized, pressing, enter, on this checkbox, will uncheck it
&close the context menu, & your menues will now be maximized.
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: Monday, November 04, 2019 12:20 PM
Subject: Re: Is the following a bug with 2020?

Not sure if it's related, but I recently noticed that I'm having a weird bug with the Outlook ribbon on my home computer.  I wasn't sure if it started after a recent upgrade to Office 2016 or to JAWS.  In my case, pressing alt to go to the ribbon tabs where I should be able to left and right arrow across the various tab options no longer works right. When I press Alt, it immediately jumps to the lower ribbon.  I cannot seem to get focus to the upper ribbon. To get to the view ribbon, I have to press alt V.  I'm not seeing that here on my work computer, but I'm also likely on a slightly different version of Outlook and still on JAWS 2019 here.  I'll have to turn off JAWS and see if the issue persist with Narrator.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Kolesar
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:38 PM
To: JAWS User's Group Mailing List <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Is the following a bug with 2020?

Hi to all.
I've noticed the following while using 2020 and the menus.
For example.
I just tried to do a alt v to go to the views menu to go down to click on conversation and to delete by subject.
As soon as I try to route pc to jaws to see the options in the view menu it goes out of the menu mode and back to the list of messages.
Yes, I'm still using WLM for my mail package.
Any thoughts on how to fix this would be deeply appreciated it.
Ron
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moderated Is this the best email list?

Mike Terry
 

Hello All,

Years ago there was a specific email list for blind programmers. Does
anyone know if there is an active list for such topics? I am a blind
developer and am looking to move to a new programming language.
However, the only accessible Windows IDE I have found is Visual
Studio. Is the only choice today? I considering learning either C#
or Java. In the case of C# the obvious IDE is Visual Studio.
However, what are blind Java developers using?

I apologize if this is off topic. Just looking for accessible IDE's with Jaws.

Thanks Mike

moderated Re: Is the following a bug with 2020?

Van Lant, Robin
 

Not sure if it's related, but I recently noticed that I'm having a weird bug with the Outlook ribbon on my home computer. I wasn't sure if it started after a recent upgrade to Office 2016 or to JAWS. In my case, pressing alt to go to the ribbon tabs where I should be able to left and right arrow across the various tab options no longer works right. When I press Alt, it immediately jumps to the lower ribbon. I cannot seem to get focus to the upper ribbon. To get to the view ribbon, I have to press alt V. I'm not seeing that here on my work computer, but I'm also likely on a slightly different version of Outlook and still on JAWS 2019 here. I'll have to turn off JAWS and see if the issue persist with Narrator.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ron Kolesar
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 3:38 PM
To: JAWS User's Group Mailing List <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Is the following a bug with 2020?

Hi to all.
I've noticed the following while using 2020 and the menus.
For example.
I just tried to do a alt v to go to the views menu to go down to click on conversation and to delete by subject.
As soon as I try to route pc to jaws to see the options in the view menu it goes out of the menu mode and back to the list of messages.
Yes, I'm still using WLM for my mail package.
Any thoughts on how to fix this would be deeply appreciated it.
Ron
In the good old days of Morse code Shorthand, 73's AKA Best Regards and or Best Whishes, From Ron U.S. Ham Radio Station KR3DOG





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moderated Re: tw blue:I hate to ask such a stupid question, but...

Chris Hill
 

I'm just not having any luck.  If I put focus on a tweet that I know has replies and hit alt-windows-right arrow, nothing seems to happen.



On 11/3/2019 13:44, Lino Morales wrote:

With the invisible keyboard UI you need to hit CTRL Windows right arrow if you are using WIN 7 or alt WIN right arrow if you are using WIN 10.

On 11/3/2019 12:46 PM, Chris Hill wrote:

How do you see the replies to a tweet?  I can't figure it out and it is driving me mad.


Thanks.


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Maria Campbell
 

For anyone interested,

www.TitanTV.com

works beautifully on my laptop for my TV provider schedule.


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moderated Re: Convenient OCR not loading

Blackwell, Clifford
 

Thank you for this suggestion.  I spent some time with JAWS tech support trying different options.  What eventually worked was deleting the JAWS 2020 version I had installed and then installed the off line version.  That restored my missing OCR components.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Feliciano G
Sent: Monday, November 04, 2019 9:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Convenient OCR not loading

 

Hi,

try this…

go to adobe reader program, edit menu and arrow down to prefrences  and press enter. Now press the S key until you find security (enhanced) and press the tab key once. focus will now be on “Enable Protected Mode at startup” This setting should be unchecked. Press the space bar key to check or uncheck. Now press the tab key to move focus to ok button and press enter. Close Adobe reader and try to open the file you want to work with. Hope this helps.

 

Feliciano

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Blackwell, Clifford
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 1:52 PM
To: 'jfw@groups.io' <jfw@groups.io>
Subject: Convenient OCR not loading

 

I’m trying to read a .PDF document but JAWS tells me OCR isn’t loaded.  I’m using J2020, Windows 7 and have Adobe DC on the computer.  This worked fine in J2019..  I’ve done a repair and get the same result.  How do I get this loaded or working?

 

Thanks.

moderated Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

Samuel Villa
 

To answer your first thought, ALT+ENTER on any part of the Windows Taskbar will open the taskbar properties. One of the tabs on that dialog box is a tab for start menu properties. On your second question, yes. Pressing ENTER on the All Programs on the start menu does activate the submenu.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 9:51 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

Howdy Samuel,

 

Well, that could very possibly be the way 2 different screen reading programs read / report the same thing.  Your issue might be in the Start Menu properties and the way the Start Menu is assigned to display.  I've never used Vista so I don't have any idea on how to access your Start Menu properties.  Also, have you tried pressing enter to see if that'll expand the menu?

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 -----

From: Samuel Villa

Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 6:18 PM

Subject: Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

Then it may be a problem on my part. Because NVDA sause “All Programs Button” instead of “all programs submenu.”

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 5:50 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

I've never tabbed in the start menu.

When it says menu closed or submenu, you right arrow to open it up.

HTH.

Glenn

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

From: Samuel Villa

Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 6:47 PM

Subject: Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

NVDA reads most of the start menu. But when I TAB to the All Programs Submenu, NVDA reads it as “All programs button.” What do I do?

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 4:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

You might give it a try with NVDA, that will tell you if it is Jaws or Windows.

 

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

From: Samuel Villa

Sent: Sunday, November 03, 2019 5:57 PM

Subject: JAWS not reading Windows VISTA Start Menu

 

Hi group.

I am using JAWS 16.0.4350 on a 32-bit Windows VISTA system.

When I open the Windows VISTA start menu, JAWS doesn’t read anything. Is there a work around for this issue? Thanks for your help in advance.

moderated Re: Links and single key navigation

Van Lant, Robin
 

Norma,

Glad you brought this up.  I just went in an set my any link option to Y.  I first had to unassign “Span” to that keystroke to make it available. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Norma A. Boge
Sent: Saturday, November 2, 2019 10:11 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Links and single key navigation

 

Hi Dean, this is the information I was looking for, and I was sure it could be done, I just didn’t remember what it was called. Thanks so much,  Norma

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dean Martineau
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 9:59 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Links and single key navigation

 

You can do this by making changes in the Navigation Quick Key Manager. Unfortunately, there is not as much flexibility there as I would like.  You can only use letters and numbers, and there isn’t a lot of wiggle room because most are already used.

 

I’ll explain my personal setup.  Obviously, this works for me, may not work for you.

 

I seldom use the P key to navigate by paragraphs.  I use even less the I key to navigate from list item to list item.

 

So I have assigned Place Marker to P, thereby freeing up the unassigned Any Link key to be assigned to K.  though I may not need it, I assigned Paragraph to I. 

 

Once you assign Any Link to some letter or number, you can use it like any other quick key, and it is very nice to have.

 

Dean

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 10:34 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Links and single key navigation

 

Tab will go from link to link and of course Jaws Key + F7 pulls all links on a website into a list view which is sorted in alphabetical order.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Norma A. Boge
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 7:28 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Links and single key navigation

 

Hi group,

 

Using Jaws 2019. I want to use a single key to go through web site links, whether visited or not. I faintly recall this mentioned on here at some point. If I could use the U and V plus another key to hit unvisited, visited and all links, respectively, I would love it. I’m sure there is a way to do this, I’m just not familiar with everything Jaws has under the hood. Thanks for your help!

 

Best,

Norma

 



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moderated Re: Sales force?

Van Lant, Robin
 

Ann,
You might be interested to know that there is an organization training blind people to use Salesforce. I read about it in Access World. Here is a link to their site. I even saw an link on here of where you can test drive Salesforce. As someone said, each organization customizes it to meet their needs, so the feel could be a bit different. Our sales team was just rolled into the newest version of SalesFoce called Lightning. I haven't get tried it here, although the organization below gets me thinking I'd like to learn more.

https://www.afb.org/aw/19/10/15157

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 5:19 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Sales force?

Is anyone familiar with Sales Force software? Does it work with JAWS?

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moderated Re: Convenient OCR not loading

Feliciano G
 

Hi,

try this…

go to adobe reader program, edit menu and arrow down to prefrences  and press enter. Now press the S key until you find security (enhanced) and press the tab key once. focus will now be on “Enable Protected Mode at startup” This setting should be unchecked. Press the space bar key to check or uncheck. Now press the tab key to move focus to ok button and press enter. Close Adobe reader and try to open the file you want to work with. Hope this helps.

 

Feliciano

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Blackwell, Clifford
Sent: Friday, November 1, 2019 1:52 PM
To: 'jfw@groups.io' <jfw@groups.io>
Subject: Convenient OCR not loading

 

I’m trying to read a .PDF document but JAWS tells me OCR isn’t loaded.  I’m using J2020, Windows 7 and have Adobe DC on the computer.  This worked fine in J2019..  I’ve done a repair and get the same result.  How do I get this loaded or working?

 

Thanks.

moderated Re: Convenient OCR not loading

Blackwell, Clifford
 

Thank you.  It sure would be nice if they’d have it working now.  I rely on Convenient OCR for my work.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Samuel Villa
Sent: Friday, November 01, 2019 9:29 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Convenient OCR not loading

 

I listen to FSCast and heard that they were going to address this issue in future JAWS 2020 releases, probably in December.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Blackwell, Clifford
Sent: Friday, November 01, 2019 1:52 PM
To: 'jfw@groups.io' <jfw@groups.io>
Subject: Convenient OCR not loading

 

I’m trying to read a .PDF document but JAWS tells me OCR isn’t loaded.  I’m using J2020, Windows 7 and have Adobe DC on the computer.  This worked fine in J2019..  I’ve done a repair and get the same result.  How do I get this loaded or working?

 

Thanks.