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moderated Re: Determine JFW language via script?

Leo
 

Hi there, I'm sorry, but I didn't exactly get you... in case you were talking about the description of the function, you can easily find the descriptions in the builtin file. Take a look at this page:


12.2 Built-in Functions (freedomscientific.com)



Leo

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
― haruki murakami,
On 1/3/2021 4:37 AM, Arkadiusz Świętnicki wrote:

Hello Leo,
From where di you get such beautiful docs? Or you written it youself?


Sunday, January 3, 2021, 11:35:29 AM, you wrote:

to get the default language of Windows, you can use the function
:GetSystemDefaultLang.
It Gets the three letter abbreviation of the System Default language of
the Windows User Interface.
:Returns String Returns a string containing the three letter
abbreviation of the System Default language of the Windows User Interface.

Leo

      
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
― haruki murakami,

      
On 1/2/2021 10:07 AM, Chris Nestrud wrote:
What about the GetJFWLang function:

Gets the three letter abbreviation of the JAWS Language that is
currently in use.  This is the language of the resource DLLs that are
loaded by JAWS.  This is not necessarily the same as the current speech
synthesizer language.

Chris

On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 08:35:43PM +0100, Arkadiusz ??wi??tnicki wrote:
Hi guys,
I have stopped using JFW actively as my main screenreader, but I still greatly love and respect this software (no, I don't use NVDA).
I am writing a script for JAWS which might be very useful for some people, but some stuff in it must be language dependent unfortunately. Is there a way I can get the JAWS language via script or better yet, a language of Windows? I know there is a scripting list somewhere, but I ask here since it is a relatively simple question.







          

          

        


      




moderated Sonos for PC, et al.

Richard Turner
 

Since many people on this list use Sonos on their iOS devices and on a Windows computer, I am sharing a discovery.  I found the Sonos windows application and its keyboard shortcuts.

It is quite slick to be able to choose your rooms and music, etc., on the computer. 

The link to the sonos support page for the apps for all supported systems is at the end.

 

Here are the keyboard shortcuts.

Sonos Keyboard Shortcuts

Play/Pause Ctrl + P

Toggle Shuffle Ctrl + E

Toggle Repeat Ctrl + R

Toggle Crossfade Ctrl + T

Mute/Unmute Current Room/Group Ctrl + M

Mute All Ctrl + Shift + M

Return to Top Level Music Menu Ctrl + U

Go to Favorites Ctrl + *

Scroll to Current Track in Queue Ctrl + L

Previous Track Ctrl + Left Arrow

Next Track Ctrl + Right Arrow

Decrease Volume Ctrl + - (Hyphen)

Increase Volume Ctrl + +

Select Next Room Group Ctrl + . (Period)

Select Previous Room Group Ctrl + , (Comma)

Play Selected Track Next Shift + Enter

Replace Queue with Selection Ctrl + Shift + Q

Play Selection Later Ctrl + Q

Resize Queue Ctrl + G

Toggle Mini Controller Ctrl + D

Update Music Library Now Ctrl + Shift + I

Display Keyboard Shortcut List Ctrl + K

Jump to Search Box Ctrl + F

Close Active Window Ctrl + W

 

Sonos Support page:

Downloads | Sonos

 

 

 

 

Richard, in the U.S.

 

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"Why, what did she tell you?"

"I don't know, I didn't listen."

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moderated Re: Determine JFW language via script?

Arkadiusz Świętnicki
 

Hello Leo,
From where di you get such beautiful docs? Or you written it youself?


Sunday, January 3, 2021, 11:35:29 AM, you wrote:

to get the default language of Windows, you can use the function
:GetSystemDefaultLang.
It Gets the three letter abbreviation of the System Default language of
the Windows User Interface.
:Returns String Returns a string containing the three letter
abbreviation of the System Default language of the Windows User Interface.

Leo
“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
― haruki murakami,
On 1/2/2021 10:07 AM, Chris Nestrud wrote:
What about the GetJFWLang function:

Gets the three letter abbreviation of the JAWS Language that is
currently in use. This is the language of the resource DLLs that are
loaded by JAWS. This is not necessarily the same as the current speech
synthesizer language.

Chris

On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 08:35:43PM +0100, Arkadiusz ??wi??tnicki wrote:
Hi guys,
I have stopped using JFW actively as my main screenreader, but I still greatly love and respect this software (no, I don't use NVDA).
I am writing a script for JAWS which might be very useful for some people, but some stuff in it must be language dependent unfortunately. Is there a way I can get the JAWS language via script or better yet, a language of Windows? I know there is a scripting list somewhere, but I ask here since it is a relatively simple question.






--
Best regards,
Arkadiusz Świętnicki


moderated Re: Determine JFW language via script?

Leo
 

to get the default language of Windows, you can use the function
:GetSystemDefaultLang.
It Gets the three letter abbreviation of the System Default language of
the Windows User Interface.
:Returns String Returns a string containing the three letter
abbreviation of the System Default language of the Windows User Interface.


Leo

“Pain is inevitable. Suffering is optional.”
― haruki murakami,

On 1/2/2021 10:07 AM, Chris Nestrud wrote:
What about the GetJFWLang function:

Gets the three letter abbreviation of the JAWS Language that is
currently in use. This is the language of the resource DLLs that are
loaded by JAWS. This is not necessarily the same as the current speech
synthesizer language.

Chris

On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 08:35:43PM +0100, Arkadiusz ??wi??tnicki wrote:
Hi guys,
I have stopped using JFW actively as my main screenreader, but I still greatly love and respect this software (no, I don't use NVDA).
I am writing a script for JAWS which might be very useful for some people, but some stuff in it must be language dependent unfortunately. Is there a way I can get the JAWS language via script or better yet, a language of Windows? I know there is a scripting list somewhere, but I ask here since it is a relatively simple question.







moderated Re: mute topic option

 

Sandra,

         My suggestion would be using the JAWS links list feature, and activating it from there.  I really don't understand why you're having the problem you're having, but trying another method to gain focus on the link would be my first choice.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: mute topic option

Sandra Streeter
 

So, now that I have you here, how do I get the focus to jump back to where it should be? I try to home in again on the link, press enter, and end up with the same issue... sigh...

 

Sandra

 

“Fantasy is a higher form of Art, indeed the most nearly pure form, and so (when achieved) the most potent.”

(J. R. R. Tolkien)

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 04:41 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: mute topic option

 

David,

           That's how it should work, though it's been ages since I last activated a Mute this Topic link in an e-mail message.  If you are not logged in on the Groups.io website, you will be prompted to enter your login ID (the e-mail address with which you've subscribed) and password, as topic muting is something managed under your account level settings, but everything is already "filled in" as far as the actual information to mute a specific topic.  If you have never established a password for your Groups.io account, then see:  Establishing a Groups.io Website Account Password If You’ve Been an E-Mail Only User (docx)


            What Sandra describes sounds like focus has somehow jumped back to the Reply to Sender link rather than remaining on the Mute this topic link.
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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide




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moderated Re: Determine JFW language via script?

Chris Nestrud
 

What about the GetJFWLang function:

Gets the three letter abbreviation of the JAWS Language that is
currently in use. This is the language of the resource DLLs that are
loaded by JAWS. This is not necessarily the same as the current speech
synthesizer language.

Chris

On Fri, Jan 01, 2021 at 08:35:43PM +0100, Arkadiusz ??wi??tnicki wrote:
Hi guys,
I have stopped using JFW actively as my main screenreader, but I still greatly love and respect this software (no, I don't use NVDA).
I am writing a script for JAWS which might be very useful for some people, but some stuff in it must be language dependent unfortunately. Is there a way I can get the JAWS language via script or better yet, a language of Windows? I know there is a scripting list somewhere, but I ask here since it is a relatively simple question.






moderated Re: mute topic option

 

David,

           That's how it should work, though it's been ages since I last activated a Mute this Topic link in an e-mail message.  If you are not logged in on the Groups.io website, you will be prompted to enter your login ID (the e-mail address with which you've subscribed) and password, as topic muting is something managed under your account level settings, but everything is already "filled in" as far as the actual information to mute a specific topic.  If you have never established a password for your Groups.io account, then see:  Establishing a Groups.io Website Account Password If You’ve Been an E-Mail Only User (docx)


            What Sandra describes sounds like focus has somehow jumped back to the Reply to Sender link rather than remaining on the Mute this topic link.
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042  

One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Can no longer close menus in Edge

 

On Sat, Jan 2, 2021 at 11:57 AM, Mario wrote:
but may I add, using Power Shell is much more capable than Command Prompt.
-
That depends entirely on what it is you're trying to do.  There are many things where I still strongly prefer Command Prompt to PowerShell because, to my mind, the syntax is cleaner and easier.  Tool to task.

But there are definitely a lot of things that PowerShell is much better for, but they're also not things that most typical users will ever need to do.
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One does not discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.

           ~ André Gide


moderated Re: Can no longer close menus in Edge

Adrian Spratt
 

Thanks, Mario. This workaround does the trick. In Edge, I need to add to your two steps an additional two presses of F6. Meanwhile, I'll keep looking for a solution.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 11:30 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Can no longer close menus in Edge

sometimes this happens to me in Firefox or Chrome. to get back to the page, I press alt+d and then shift+tab.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Dan Longmore [mailto:danlongmore44@gmail.com]
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Date: Friday, January 1, 2021, 5:26 PM
Subject: Can no longer close menus in Edge Yes, at times, I have to tab around to get back to the page. Quite annoying On Jan 1, 2021, at 11:10 AM, Adrian Spratt <adrian@adrianspratt.com> wrote:

Hi. This problem started in Edge just the other day. For reasons I haven't yet figured out, an Edge webpage will be taken over by the Edge menu. No matter what I do, I can't close it. I've tried the alt key, escape and even control-F4, which only succeeds in closing both the menus and the webpage.

The menu may turn up after I've done an alt-tab to go into another window, but I'm not sure.

Has anyone else experienced this? Any ideas?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Adrian Spratt
Sent: Friday, January 1, 2021 10:52 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help with WinWord error...is it JAWS?

Shirley and all,

A week or two ago, my sighted wife happened to be alongside me when I restarted my computer. It was taking a long time. She saw a message saying that Office 2016 was being updated. JAWS did not verbalize it.

I set Office updates to automatic a long time ago. I was going to suggest making that change so that it happens during the restart process. However, that option isn't showing up anymore in my file menus.
Here's the best I can offer, based on what I could figure out just now:

While in Word, press alt-f.
Arrow up to "More options." Press enter.
Arrow up to Account. Start tabbing.
The update button should appear. Press spacebar and tab through the options.

I hope this gets you somewhere.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Friday, January 1, 2021 10:31 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Please help with WinWord error...is it JAWS?

When that happened to me, it cured itself after a couple of hours.
At 09:19 AM 1/1/2021, you wrote:

Since it doesn't mention jaws, I would start with the obvious, something has gone wrong with your ms-word. I'd suggest finding it in add/remove programs which you can search for by hitting the windows key and typing add followed by the slash key. Once there, find your microsoft office, and try to do a repair on it.



On 1/1/2021 09:02, Shirley Tracy wrote:

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Hi List,

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This morning I opened a Word document and got the message “Office Updateâ€&#65533;, the same as I got one time last year (a couple weeks ago).
The last time it happened, I rebooted and it went away. This time, it did not. I cannot open any Word documents—keep getting error messages telling me the program could not open properly.
Is this something with JAWS or with Windows? How to fix?

Â

Shirley

Â

PS. I’m using Windows 10 and Word 2016. This didn’t happen before the latest update for JAWS and also for Windows. Not sure which is causing problem. Help!

Â





















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moderated Re: mute topic option

Sandra Streeter
 

Using Outlook 2019, I've had mixed results--occasionally it works, but a lot
of times, Outlook then acts like I'm trying to reply to the person
originally submitting the message. Crazy!

Sandra

"Fantasy is a higher form of Art, indeed the most nearly pure form, and so
(when achieved) the most potent."
(J. R. R. Tolkien)

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Pearson
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 01:09 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: mute topic option

Hello all:

When I open an e-mail message, and tab until I hear the mute topic option
spoken, do I just have to press the enter key to have all further
messages(with this topic) "muted?

Thank you,



David S. Pearson








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moderated Setting up recurring events in Outlook 2016

kevin meyers
 

 

Hello,

I’m using the most recent versions of Windows10 and Jaws2021. I use to be able to setup a recurring event in Outlook 2016. I haven’t done it for a while and what I used before no longer works. Does anyone know how this is now done?

Cheers,

Kevin

 


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Jessica D <jldail13@...>
 

Hi,
I’m not seeing the, ”phone cases” folder that I created. My bookmarks are extremely messed up.



On Jan 2, 2021, at 12:56 PM, Mike B <mb69mach1@...> wrote:


Hi Jessica,
 
After opening Chrome on your computer invoke the keystroke, Control, shift + O.  You'll then find the folder tree.

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.
----- Original Message -----
From: Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2021 9:12 AM
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 


moderated mute topic option

David Pearson
 

Hello all:

When I open an e-mail message, and tab until I hear the mute topic option spoken, do I just have to press the enter key to have all further messages(with this topic) "muted?

Thank you,



David S. Pearson


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Mike B
 

Hi Jessica,
 
After opening Chrome on your computer invoke the keystroke, Control, shift + O.  You'll then find the folder tree.

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----
From: Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 02, 2021 9:12 AM
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Jessica. While in Chrome,

Hold down  CONTROL plus SHIFT and press O. This will take you to the Bookmarks Manager.

TAB once or twice to the Folder Tree list.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 9:12 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 

 


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Tom Behler
 

Ok, Jessica.

 

Let me know if you find out the correct command.

 

I’m still struggling here with importing IE favorites into the Google Chrome Bookmarks list.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:30 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Hi,

 

No, that command allows me to view just bookmarks, no folders.

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:23 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Jessica:

 

Try Alt F, followed by B.

 

That should put you in your bookmark list, which you can navigate via the up and down arrow keys.

 

Let me know if this works for you.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:12 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 

 


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Jessica D <jldail13@...>
 

Hi,

 

No, that command allows me to view just bookmarks, no folders.

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:23 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Jessica:

 

Try Alt F, followed by B.

 

That should put you in your bookmark list, which you can navigate via the up and down arrow keys.

 

Let me know if this works for you.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:12 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 

 


moderated Re: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Tom Behler
 

Jessica:

 

Try Alt F, followed by B.

 

That should put you in your bookmark list, which you can navigate via the up and down arrow keys.

 

Let me know if this works for you.

 

Tom Behler

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Saturday, January 2, 2021 12:12 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

 

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 

 


moderated How do I view a folder of bookmarks in chrome?

Jessica D <jldail13@...>
 

Hi,

 

I have tons of bookmarks (over 500) so last night, I made a folder for some phone cases I’m looking at.

 

I made the folder using the mobile version of chrome, on my iPhone, and now want to view it on my pc.

 

How do I access that folder?

 

Thanks,

 

Jessica

 

 

Jessica Dail

 

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