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moderated Re: Getting to attachments

Richard Turner
 

In Outlook, while in the message, pressing insert+a puts the focus on the attachments, then alt+down arrow lets you decide if you want to open, save, etc.

Or as Andrew pointed out, you can use the file menu and select save all attachments or just save attachment.

If you select save all attachments, you will get an OK button and then you can navigate to the folder where you want all the attachments to be saved and hit enter.

Then, use Windows explorer (file explorer) to go to that folder to open them.

Note, if it is a Word document, you will probably have to Enable editing as outlook by default puts documents into protected mode.

 

 

 

 

Richard

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

Hi Madison,

 

Thank you for responding.  I tried your suggestion without success.

 

Laura

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 4:47 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

Hi Laura,

Once you’re in the message that has the attachment (s), just shift + tab and that will take you to the attachment. Hope this helps!

Madison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: July 6, 2020 4:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

Andrew J. LaPointe
 

Are you working with outlook?  I haven’t followed this but, I am using Jaws 20 along with Windows 10 and Outlook 19..  If that is what you are, hit enter to read the message, and press alt f for file, arrow down until you hear save attachments.  You will have the option to take all attachments and save them to whatever you wish.  Please let me know if that helped.  Andy and Shubert

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 7:06 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

I opened the message.  I then pressed shift tab but had to do that several times until I heard anything about attachments …… Jaws said “attachments button, to activate press the space bar”.  I pressed the space bar and nothing happened.  I also tried pressing enter with the same result …… nothing.  Still can’t get to the attachments.

 

Laura

    

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 5:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

When you open the message. Shift tab once to the list of attachments. When you highlight the one you want, copy it with control C, then go to where you want it pasted and hit control V.

Hope this helps

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 06, 2020 5:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

Laura Richardson
 

Hi Madison,

 

Thank you for responding.  I tried your suggestion without success.

 

Laura

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 4:47 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

Hi Laura,

Once you’re in the message that has the attachment (s), just shift + tab and that will take you to the attachment. Hope this helps!

Madison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: July 6, 2020 4:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

Laura Richardson
 

I opened the message.  I then pressed shift tab but had to do that several times until I heard anything about attachments …… Jaws said “attachments button, to activate press the space bar”.  I pressed the space bar and nothing happened.  I also tried pressing enter with the same result …… nothing.  Still can’t get to the attachments.

 

Laura

    

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 5:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

When you open the message. Shift tab once to the list of attachments. When you highlight the one you want, copy it with control C, then go to where you want it pasted and hit control V.

Hope this helps

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 06, 2020 5:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

JOHN RIEHL
 

Press insert (on the six-pack of keys, the one on the upper left of the top three keys) and a.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: Monday, July 6, 2020 6:00 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Getting to attachments

 

When you open the message. Shift tab once to the list of attachments. When you highlight the one you want, copy it with control C, then go to where you want it pasted and hit control V.

Hope this helps

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 06, 2020 5:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

Madison Martin
 

Hi Laura,

Once you’re in the message that has the attachment (s), just shift + tab and that will take you to the attachment. Hope this helps!

Madison

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: July 6, 2020 4:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Getting to attachments

NFB Lab 4
 

When you open the message. Shift tab once to the list of attachments. When you highlight the one you want, copy it with control C, then go to where you want it pasted and hit control V.

Hope this helps

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: Monday, July 06, 2020 5:54 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Getting to attachments

 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Getting to attachments

Laura Richardson
 

Hello,

 

Is there another way other than pressing alt plus a to get to an email attachment?  I’m using Jaws 18 and Outlook 2016.

 

Laura

 


moderated Re: Eliminating tables in MS word 2016

Van Lant, Robin
 

Another hack I do is to select all the text in Word and do a control x to cut it. Then, from the context menu, select Paste with text only. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of kevin meyers
Sent: Sunday, July 5, 2020 7:28 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Eliminating tables in MS word 2016

 

Hello,

 

I’m using most recent version of windows10 (2004), most recent version of Jaws2020 and MS word 2016.

 

I scaned a document using Jaws OCR. In the results document the text shows up not in tables. I copied the text and pasted it into a MS word document. The text is then put into tables.

 

Would it be possible to remove the tables and the text remain?

 

Thanks,

 

Kevin

 

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moderated Re: Edge browser and favorites

 

Now that NVDA is reinstalled, I find that I can't use first letter navigation in Favorites manager.  It's much faster to use the search feature to limit what shows up in the right side pane.  

It's very, very much like file explorer in layout, and if you know what you're looking for a couple of characters in the search box tends to really cut down on what's available in the actual favorites list in the right pane.

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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: Edge browser and favorites

 

Klaus,

           My recommendation for screen reader users is that they use the bookmarks manager (called favorites manager in Edge only, all other Chromium-based browsers use the term bookmarks), which can be invoked by CTRL+SHIFT+O.

           After that's open, you can use either the search function with the first few characters of the shortcut name, or you can tab over into the list of shortcuts and use first letter navigation (I think, NVDA is being cranky at the moment and I'm in the middle of doing an uninstall/reinstall).
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: Edge browser and favorites

Klaus Vielhauer
 

Thanks Brian,


I was refering to the Edge favorites folder. Previously with theIE folder on the desktop it was much easier to acces a saved link.

Therefor for now I still use the old "Internet explorer folder" which then opens in Edge. However it is no longer updated with new links generated with Edge.

Opening Edge an tabbing to favorites and tabbing to the saved links needs much more key presses.

And even worse, when in the favorites list you cannot jump to a given link by keyboard letter presses.

Or? do I miss something?


Klaus


On 7/5/2020 5:57 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 07:28 AM, Klaus Vielhauer wrote:
with internet explorer I put a shortcut for favorites on my desktop.
Do you mean a shortcut to the Favorites file?  If so, then no, the equivalent does not exist for modern browsers.

If you mean shortcuts that allow you to activate them and open certain websites that are your favorites, then yes, that can still be done.  If you're using Edge as your default browser, then the easiest way (at least to me) is to copy the URL for which you want a desktop shortcut out of the address bar, then use the New,Shortcut option from the Desktop context menu to create one.  You also have the option of using Google Chrome for desktop shortcut creation (which will still open in whatever you have set as your default browser) by opening the URL under Chrome or Brave, then using its More Tools, Create Shortcut option to place the shortcut on your desktop.
 
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: google calendar

Cristóbal
 

I’ve found schedule view to be the most accessible. Everything else is accessible enough. There’s a create event button or whatever it’s called as well.

 

 

Cristóbal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dean Martineau
Sent: Friday, July 3, 2020 10:25 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: google calendar

 

I’d like pointers for using the Google Calendar with JAWS 2020. Google recommends procedures and hotkeys with virtual cursor off, but you still need to turn it on to read details. If anybody uses this extensively, I’d love suggestions. I can’t, for instance, figure out how to create an event while in month view and have the correct event date filled in automatically.

 

Thanks.

 

Dean

 


moderated Re: how do you group messages by conversation in outlook 2019?

 

This has not changed, to my knowledge, over a very great many versions of Outlook.  I think it's been this way since Office 2007.

ALT+V, AB,D   [View Tab/Ribbon, Arrange By option, Date (conversations)]

If that alone doesn't do it, then you need to make sure that both the Show in Groups option is on (and it's a toggle) if you want the groups to show (e.g., Today, Yesterday, etc., before the conversations themselves):
ALT+V,AB,W

and/or Group by Conversations is on (and that's the default state).  ALT+V,AB,V  (the V is View Settings, which will bring up that dialog) then, in the dialog navigate to the Group by button and make sure it's set for Conversation (ascending), and then navigate to the Sort by button, and set that to Date, with the descending option checked if you want conversations with the newest messages to appear at the top of your inbox, or ascending if you want oldest conversations first with newest at the bottom of the inbox.
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated getting jaws to say unread

Marvin Kotler
 

Good  afternoon listers; first, using jaws 2020                      and windows 10 1909 and windows 10 mail.  When I arrow down my message list, jaws says the date instead of unread.  I do not use e mail much, so, if anyone could tell me how to get jaws to say unread, I would appreciate it.

Marv

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


moderated Matching answers - quiz

romance's prince
 

hello dears

i'm studying  course on udacity eLearning,
many quizzes use matching the correct answer
 do you know any trick to do this by jaws?
i tried to drag item from choices to be front of its phrase but failled to do this.

could you explain how i use mouce curser inside vertual curser on web? / drag object if it will solve it?

  any help will be appreciated.
  thanks
 


moderated Re: modify spoken symbols #jaws

romance's prince
 

hello dears

i able to solve the problem
jaws didn't pronounce the symbol if we omet these 8 digits 11111111, or any digits but not 00000000.
and these 8 digit change jaws tone as i noticed.
but, any reference to manage this number by correct way?
 i sent to jaws tech support, but not get reply till now, if you can help me?
  thanks


moderated how do you group messages by conversation in outlook 2019?

Jim Rawls
 

I am using jaws 2020 on a windows ten computer. I would appreciate any help anyone can give me. Thanks. Jim


moderated Re: Edge browser and favorites

 

On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 07:28 AM, Klaus Vielhauer wrote:
with internet explorer I put a shortcut for favorites on my desktop.
Do you mean a shortcut to the Favorites file?  If so, then no, the equivalent does not exist for modern browsers.

If you mean shortcuts that allow you to activate them and open certain websites that are your favorites, then yes, that can still be done.  If you're using Edge as your default browser, then the easiest way (at least to me) is to copy the URL for which you want a desktop shortcut out of the address bar, then use the New,Shortcut option from the Desktop context menu to create one.  You also have the option of using Google Chrome for desktop shortcut creation (which will still open in whatever you have set as your default browser) by opening the URL under Chrome or Brave, then using its More Tools, Create Shortcut option to place the shortcut on your desktop.
 
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: Eliminating tables in MS word 2016

 

On Sun, Jul 5, 2020 at 09:27 AM, kevin meyers wrote:
I scaned a document using Jaws OCR. In the results document the text shows up not in tables. I copied the text and pasted it into a MS word document. The text is then put into tables.
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When you paste the text, are you using the "Text Only" option?   That generally avoids both carrying existing formatting with, or generating automatic word formatting for, the text being pasted.

You can also set "Text Only" as your default paste option if that's what you're generally looking to do.  The default is "Keep Source Formatting."  I changed my default to match the destination formatting quite a while back, as that's generally what I'm looking to do.
 
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss

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