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moderated Re: Right alignment

Marty Hutchings
 

I don’t know if this still works, but it did when I could still see.  Type the address then select all of it by hitting Shift + Down Arrow once for each line of the address.  Then press Tab and the whole address should move across the page as you keep pressing the Tab Key until it bumps against the Right margin.  If you go to far, new lines will appear.  Just press Shift Tab until the original number of lines in your address are present.
 
Love in Christ
Marty
If we view this present life as our primary goal, we will agree with William Shakespeare who said: “Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” From TODAY IN THE WORD June 1, 2020
 

Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:29 PM
Subject: Right alignment
 

I was working on a business letter and I needed to right align my address. When I use ctrl R to right align each line aligns to the right margin but I want them to align at the left edge of the address. Is there a way to easily to this? I tabbed a certain number of times each line and that works but I hope there is an easier way.


moderated Re: Right alignment

Glenn / Lenny
 

Hi Marianne,
You want to select the lines you want aligned to the left first, and then do control L
and then you can do the same with the right and control R.
Or you can do the entire document one way first by selecting all with control A and then specific lines you can select and move as described above.
HTH.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 4:29 PM
Subject: Right alignment

I was working on a business letter and I needed to right align my address. When I use ctrl R to right align each line aligns to the right margin but I want them to align at the left edge of the address. Is there a way to easily to this? I tabbed a certain number of times each line and that works but I hope there is an easier way.


moderated Re: Right alignment

David Griffith
 

If I understand what you are trying to do correctly then one way to do this is to create a 2 column table in Word stretching across the whole width of the page, assuming that this  is the word processor that you are using.

You may want to check the properties of the table to make sure that grid lines of the table are not visible.

This will enable you to position  an address or any text on the right side of a page and you can have this text in this column either left or right aligned.

Provided you have the table grid line invisible this provides a neat layout.

I have used this method in the past to place my own address details in column 1, left aligned, and the address I am sending to in the second column right aligned. I am told this looks professional.

David G

 

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From: Marianne Denning
Sent: 23 February 2021 22:29
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Right alignment

 

I was working on a business letter and I needed to right align my address. When I use ctrl R to right align each line aligns to the right margin but I want them to align at the left edge of the address. Is there a way to easily to this? I tabbed a certain number of times each line and that works but I hope there is an easier way.

 


moderated Right alignment

Marianne Denning
 

I was working on a business letter and I needed to right align my address. When I use ctrl R to right align each line aligns to the right margin but I want them to align at the left edge of the address. Is there a way to easily to this? I tabbed a certain number of times each line and that works but I hope there is an easier way.


moderated Re: Jaws will not read setting options

Bill White
 

Hi, Tammy. The first thing I would try is a JAWS repair. You will need the installer file for JAWS 2020. If that doesn't work, I will write to you privately, and, if you are in the U.S. or Canada, I can call you, do a tandem with your computer, and figure out why it's not reading your dialogs.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Tammy Freitag
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 12:51 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Jaws will not read setting options

 

Ok, running Jaws 2020.  This is so odd to me!  I had to go to my task bar to reconnect my internet yesterday.  When I should have been reading the list of connections, my Jaws read nothing.  Today I went into change my default browser.  Once again, when I should have been reading information, nothing was read.  I could use insert b and it would read but I was not able to make changes or navigate to anything.

 

Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions as to how to resolve this?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks!

Tammy

 

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moderated Jaws will not read setting options

Tammy Freitag
 

Ok, running Jaws 2020.  This is so odd to me!  I had to go to my task bar to reconnect my internet yesterday.  When I should have been reading the list of connections, my Jaws read nothing.  Today I went into change my default browser.  Once again, when I should have been reading information, nothing was read.  I could use insert b and it would read but I was not able to make changes or navigate to anything.

 

Does anyone have any ideas or suggestions as to how to resolve this?

Any help would be appreciated!

Thanks!

Tammy


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moderated Re: Spaces (like between words) are not Being spoken in Outlook when composing messages.

Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...>
 

 

If what I said does not help my approach would be to let a sighted person look at what you wrote and see if visually the spaces are there, if so I would assume it's something weird going on with how Jaws interprets the text on tehe screen and maybe calling Jaws support might be helpful otherwise Microsoft Accessibility might also be able to help.

.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:15 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Spaces (like between words) are not Being spoken in Outlook when composing messages.

 

Hi!

 

I am using JAWS 2020, Windows 10 and Outlook 2016.  When composing a message in Outlook (like this very one), spaces, like between words, are not being spoken as I navigate across them.  Oddly, this seems only to happen in the message body, not the “subject” field.  And, when I press the spacebar to add a space it *does* speak “space.”  This does not happen in MS Word, BTW.

 

How do I fix this?

 

Thanks,

Richard


moderated Re: Spaces (like between words) are not Being spoken in Outlook when composing messages.

Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...>
 

This happens very rarely for me, exiting Outlook and restarting it fixes this for me every time, if you want to do something more I'd just close everything and restart the computer, this should definitely fix it..

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Tuesday, February 23, 2021 6:15 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Spaces (like between words) are not Being spoken in Outlook when composing messages.

 

Hi!

 

I am using JAWS 2020, Windows 10 and Outlook 2016.  When composing a message in Outlook (like this very one), spaces, like between words, are not being spoken as I navigate across them.  Oddly, this seems only to happen in the message body, not the “subject” field.  And, when I press the spacebar to add a space it *does* speak “space.”  This does not happen in MS Word, BTW.

 

How do I fix this?

 

Thanks,

Richard


moderated Re: reading without ads

Sieghard Weitzel <sieghard@...>
 

And why not just try it, it's already there for you in Edge and you just have to press F9 to reformat the page, as Leonard said, it works extremely well.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of leonard morris
Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 11:14 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: reading without ads

 

I do believe adds get removed but I do not recall what happens with graphics. However, I think you will be pleased just how well pages are rendered. 

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On Feb 23, 2021, at 12:33 AM, Mario <mrb620@...> wrote:

Leonard, does the Imersiv Reader work well, or does it let some ads remain? also, I'd like to know if it can eliminate graphics?

-------- Original Message --------
From: leonard morris [mailto:lmorris1953@...]
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Date: Sunday, February 21, 2021, 2:58 PM
Subject: reading without ads
I am not sure about Chrome or Firefox. However, Microsoft Edge has a
feature called emersive reader. You click the f9 key and you can either
scroll down to the beginning of an article and read using the screen
reader or click on the read outloud feature and a female TTS voice will
read the article without the adds. You should be able to copy and paste
the article if you want to do so.
On 2/22/2021 2:01 AM, Mario wrote:
in reading articles from a website using Chrome and Firefox, are there
any extensions that filters out those pesky ads that may be included
in the article. on occasion, I also would want to copy from the article.
please don't tell me to go look up what's available. I'm interested in
asking the experts which one for each browser works well with JAWS or
NVDA.













moderated Spaces (like between words) are not Being spoken in Outlook when composing messages.

Richard B. McDonald
 

Hi!

 

I am using JAWS 2020, Windows 10 and Outlook 2016.  When composing a message in Outlook (like this very one), spaces, like between words, are not being spoken as I navigate across them.  Oddly, this seems only to happen in the message body, not the “subject” field.  And, when I press the spacebar to add a space it *does* speak “space.”  This does not happen in MS Word, BTW.

 

How do I fix this?

 

Thanks,

Richard


moderated Re: Itunes with Jaws 2021

Patrick Murphy <murphy.patrick42@...>
 

I downloaded it from apple, and still there were the same problems.
The ms app from the store was worse!!

Pat


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-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John
Covici
Sent: Tuesday 23 February 2021 06:52
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Itunes with Jaws 2021

I think that was not the correct place to download the itunes
applications, just go to apple.com and download the installer from
there and maybe you'd get a better idea.

On Mon, 22 Feb 2021 11:05:48 -0500,
Udo Egner-Walter via groups.io wrote:

Hi Marty,

You wrote:

It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring
JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their
programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers
out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make
iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?

I understand your frustration very much as I sometimes feel very similar.
But unfortunately the problem is much more complex than just writing a few
scripts.

In principle, it works like this: The manufacturer of an operating system
sets the guidelines by determining which interfaces are available for screen
readers. The latest interface, for example, which is also used by all
applications from the Microsoft Store, is called UIA. Windows does provide
some support for standard controls out of the box, but this is not quite
enough for the screen reader to be able to handle them. For example, it is
up to the developer of applications to name the controls correctly, to
provide help texts or to give unique names to controls so that they can be
found on the screen via script.

And now imagine that an application uses its own components and these
components do not support these technologies. For example, any application
can draw a picture, put a frame around it and claim that is a button. But it
is not. And if the corresponding interfaces are not integrated by the
developer, it is not even possible to get informations such as the name.

Out of curiosity, I downloaded the iTunes application from the Microsoft
Store yesterday. Some things could certainly be adapted and extended through
scripts. But when I look at the table, for example, where all the albums and
songs are displayed, no information is provided by the program itself. This
information is visible on the screen for sighted people, but the screen
reader cannot determine anything here. To my opinion either Freedom
Scientific nor scripters out there couldn't do anything, perhaps implant
some function to OCR the control or similar things. But these are hacks and
tricks and don't ground on the accessibility framework from Microsoft and
the correct implantation of this framework from the developer.

Kind regards
Udo



Am 19.02.2021 um 21:25 schrieb Marty Hutchings
<mhutchings152730@gmail.com>:

I am using iTunes latest version with JAWS 21 latest build and Windows
7. I have an iPod Shuffle 4th Generation, iPod Touch 6th Generation, iPhone
SE and an iPhone 8. Although it is a bit cumbersome, like it has been said
earlier in this thread, Tab And Shift Tab are your friend. The Alt Key will
get you into the menus, although nothing is spoken until you hit the Down
arrow after pressing Alt.
It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring
JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their
programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers
out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make
iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?



Love in Christ
Marty
If we view this present life as our primary goal, we will agree with
William Shakespeare who said: "Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of
sound and fury, signifying nothing." From TODAY IN THE WORD June 1, 2020
-----Original Message----- From: Tony Sohl
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 11:04 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Itunes with Jaws 2021

Hi yes you are all correct apple has made no attempts to make their
itues software accessible with JAWS!

One solution I would do if you have aira is have them help you by
having aira log into the computer with team viewer and then telling the
aria agent what you ant to do for example moving music from widnwos
into itues and then having them transfer it to your iphone or ipdad.

I know most of you want to do thsi independently but Apple will not
make any changes to their program.

Unfortunately, if you have a mac then it works properly, howveer most
people wnat a pc and they should make changes to. I wonder if we should
all write apple and demand they fix this.

I know the NFB sued apple for accessability and maybe it's time for
that to hapen again or the acb necds to put a fire uncder them!

I hope this heops.














--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una
covici@ccs.covici.com


moderated Re: Itunes with Jaws 2021

John Covici
 

I think that was not the correct place to download the itunes
applications, just go to apple.com and download the installer from
there and maybe you'd get a better idea.

On Mon, 22 Feb 2021 11:05:48 -0500,
Udo Egner-Walter via groups.io wrote:

Hi Marty,

You wrote:

It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?
I understand your frustration very much as I sometimes feel very similar. But unfortunately the problem is much more complex than just writing a few scripts.

In principle, it works like this: The manufacturer of an operating system sets the guidelines by determining which interfaces are available for screen readers. The latest interface, for example, which is also used by all applications from the Microsoft Store, is called UIA. Windows does provide some support for standard controls out of the box, but this is not quite enough for the screen reader to be able to handle them. For example, it is up to the developer of applications to name the controls correctly, to provide help texts or to give unique names to controls so that they can be found on the screen via script.

And now imagine that an application uses its own components and these components do not support these technologies. For example, any application can draw a picture, put a frame around it and claim that is a button. But it is not. And if the corresponding interfaces are not integrated by the developer, it is not even possible to get informations such as the name.

Out of curiosity, I downloaded the iTunes application from the Microsoft Store yesterday. Some things could certainly be adapted and extended through scripts. But when I look at the table, for example, where all the albums and songs are displayed, no information is provided by the program itself. This information is visible on the screen for sighted people, but the screen reader cannot determine anything here. To my opinion either Freedom Scientific nor scripters out there couldn't do anything, perhaps implant some function to OCR the control or similar things. But these are hacks and tricks and don't ground on the accessibility framework from Microsoft and the correct implantation of this framework from the developer.

Kind regards
Udo



Am 19.02.2021 um 21:25 schrieb Marty Hutchings <mhutchings152730@gmail.com>:

I am using iTunes latest version with JAWS 21 latest build and Windows 7. I have an iPod Shuffle 4th Generation, iPod Touch 6th Generation, iPhone SE and an iPhone 8. Although it is a bit cumbersome, like it has been said earlier in this thread, Tab And Shift Tab are your friend. The Alt Key will get you into the menus, although nothing is spoken until you hit the Down arrow after pressing Alt.
It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?



Love in Christ
Marty
If we view this present life as our primary goal, we will agree with William Shakespeare who said: “Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” From TODAY IN THE WORD June 1, 2020
-----Original Message----- From: Tony Sohl
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 11:04 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Itunes with Jaws 2021

Hi yes you are all correct apple has made no attempts to make their
itues software accessible with JAWS!

One solution I would do if you have aira is have them help you by
having aira log into the computer with team viewer and then telling the
aria agent what you ant to do for example moving music from widnwos
into itues and then having them transfer it to your iphone or ipdad.

I know most of you want to do thsi independently but Apple will not
make any changes to their program.

Unfortunately, if you have a mac then it works properly, howveer most
people wnat a pc and they should make changes to. I wonder if we should
all write apple and demand they fix this.

I know the NFB sued apple for accessability and maybe it's time for
that to hapen again or the acb necds to put a fire uncder them!

I hope this heops.














--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una
covici@ccs.covici.com


moderated Re: Itunes with Jaws 2021

Udo Egner-Walter
 

Hi Marty,

You wrote:

It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?
I understand your frustration very much as I sometimes feel very similar. But unfortunately the problem is much more complex than just writing a few scripts.

In principle, it works like this: The manufacturer of an operating system sets the guidelines by determining which interfaces are available for screen readers. The latest interface, for example, which is also used by all applications from the Microsoft Store, is called UIA. Windows does provide some support for standard controls out of the box, but this is not quite enough for the screen reader to be able to handle them. For example, it is up to the developer of applications to name the controls correctly, to provide help texts or to give unique names to controls so that they can be found on the screen via script.

And now imagine that an application uses its own components and these components do not support these technologies. For example, any application can draw a picture, put a frame around it and claim that is a button. But it is not. And if the corresponding interfaces are not integrated by the developer, it is not even possible to get informations such as the name.

Out of curiosity, I downloaded the iTunes application from the Microsoft Store yesterday. Some things could certainly be adapted and extended through scripts. But when I look at the table, for example, where all the albums and songs are displayed, no information is provided by the program itself. This information is visible on the screen for sighted people, but the screen reader cannot determine anything here. To my opinion either Freedom Scientific nor scripters out there couldn't do anything, perhaps implant some function to OCR the control or similar things. But these are hacks and tricks and don't ground on the accessibility framework from Microsoft and the correct implantation of this framework from the developer.

Kind regards
Udo



Am 19.02.2021 um 21:25 schrieb Marty Hutchings <mhutchings152730@gmail.com>:

I am using iTunes latest version with JAWS 21 latest build and Windows 7. I have an iPod Shuffle 4th Generation, iPod Touch 6th Generation, iPhone SE and an iPhone 8. Although it is a bit cumbersome, like it has been said earlier in this thread, Tab And Shift Tab are your friend. The Alt Key will get you into the menus, although nothing is spoken until you hit the Down arrow after pressing Alt.
It does seem that Freedom Scientific could spend more time configuring JAWS to work with more commercial programs, or Apple could make their programs accessible, but there are some incredibly talented script writers out there that I am sure, could put something together that would make iTunes a little more screen reader friendly. How about it anyone?



Love in Christ
Marty
If we view this present life as our primary goal, we will agree with William Shakespeare who said: “Life is a tale told by an idiot, full of sound and fury, signifying nothing.” From TODAY IN THE WORD June 1, 2020
-----Original Message----- From: Tony Sohl
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 11:04 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Itunes with Jaws 2021

Hi yes you are all correct apple has made no attempts to make their
itues software accessible with JAWS!

One solution I would do if you have aira is have them help you by
having aira log into the computer with team viewer and then telling the
aria agent what you ant to do for example moving music from widnwos
into itues and then having them transfer it to your iphone or ipdad.

I know most of you want to do thsi independently but Apple will not
make any changes to their program.

Unfortunately, if you have a mac then it works properly, howveer most
people wnat a pc and they should make changes to. I wonder if we should
all write apple and demand they fix this.

I know the NFB sued apple for accessability and maybe it's time for
that to hapen again or the acb necds to put a fire uncder them!

I hope this heops.










moderated Re: Looking for a Windows talking clock

Udo Egner-Walter
 

Hi Kevin, Richard & list members, 

I'm new to this list and this is my first post. 

Since I'm writing scripts on my own I want to draw your attention to a problem.  If you install the script like recommended in the read me file this will lead to trouble sooner or later. The reason why is as follows: 

If you open script manager and press Control+Shift+D to open the default script file JAWS will make a copy of the default.jss file you are using and copies the file to your user directory. At this time this is the original file suited to your JAWS version you use. 

But from time to time Freedom Scientific will change some scripts in its default.jss file. Your file in the user folder, since this is a copy, will stay the old version. It doesn't get updated too because Freedom Scientific don't know which script in your user default.jss you might be changing and therefore don't wont to overwrite something. So your file don't get updated while the original scripts get an update. 

If you hear JAWS announcing something like "Couldn't find script ..." you can be sure Freedom changed something and this leads to JAWS not finding this script. 

But no panic, you can do one of three things to avoid this. 

Solution 1: 
Every time you make an update, you can delete your default.jsb and default.jss in your user script file folder (attention: not the one in the scripting directory since this will lead JAWS not working properly any more). I don't have installed the English version so I can't say you the right names but if you open the JAWS help menu it's something like "explore my settings". 

As said, you do have to do this every time you make an update of JAWS because you couldn't know if something was changed in the original default.jss file. 

Solution 2: 
Freedom scientific integrated a script file called MyExtensions.jss. This file is for user scripts only and will not be updated or changed. Instead of making use entries in the default.jss you can make this use entries in this MyExtensions.jss. The disadvantages of this solution is that scripts made in this file don't show up in keyboard manager. So if you have to make a shortcut for a script you have to manually edit the default.jkm file. If someone is interested I can write further details here. 

Solution 3: 
I am a little hesitant to write the third option here. The reason is that you can make JAWS stop running if you make a mistake here. I would therefore like to limit myself here to briefly outlining what is involved. If there is interest, I can go into more detail at a later time, but as I said, I don't want to make myself unpopular with my first letter here by someone destroying their JAWS. 

In short, it's about this: You can teach JAWS to always use the original script file. This is done by deleting all scripts from Freedom Scientific out of the default-script copy and making a use entry. JAWS will then look for the (deleted) scripts in the original file, which will also be updated during a JAWS update. 

I hope I made everything clear. If you have questions please let me know. 

All the best 
Udo 


Am 22.02.2021 um 06:15 schrieb Richard Turner <richardturner42@...>:

There is a Talking CooCoo clock on this Jaws scripts page:
http://jaws-users.com/scripts/


Richard

"You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space, that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young."
"Why, what did she tell you?"
"I don't know, I didn't listen."
-- Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide To The Galaxy

On Feb 21, 2021, at 8:44 PM, Kevin Minor <kminor65@...> wrote:


Hi.
 
I had two of these, but now I don’t, thanks to everything on my laptop being sucked into a black hole, never to be seen again. I’d like something that does announcements, and every fifteen minutes would be good.
 
Thanks in advance for any help.
 
Kevin, Valerie and Jilly


moderated Re: creating a short-cut

Glenn / Lenny
 


Madison,
Go to the desktop and do control space and it should say not selected and the closest icon.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 6:09 PM
Subject: Re: creating a short-cut

How do I get to an empty spot on my desktop?

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: February 22, 2021 5:10 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: creating a short-cut

 

By the way, you'll most likely want to use Method 2.
--

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: creating a short-cut

Madison Martin
 

How do I get to an empty spot on my desktop?

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: February 22, 2021 5:10 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: creating a short-cut

 

By the way, you'll most likely want to use Method 2.
--

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: Looking for Game

Morey Worthington
 

Hi Mario and all.

Keno is a Las Vegas style game in which a player has a screen of 80 numbers and you can pick as many numbers as you wish, as a example I pick 2 numbers. Then the machine picks 20 of the 80 numberss on the screen and if your numbers are part of the 20 numbers picked, you win xxx tokens. Another example if you pick 5 numbers and 3 of them come up you would win a portion of chip prize, or the same as a State Lottery. HTH

--
Morey Worthington


moderated Re: Creating a link

Shirley Tracy
 

Thank you. It sounds doable the way you explained it.

 

Shirley Tracy

 

From: Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Monday, February 22, 2021 12:56 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Creating a link

 

Shirley,

I just did a very similar thing with a large Word document of JAWS shortcuts and help information.  I first had the document that I’ve been adding to over time. I added headings, which I planned to use to jump around with JAWS quick key navigation turned on.  I then took someone’s suggestion and used Word’s feature to build a table of contents. Each of these line items in the table of contents is a hyperlink to the respective heading. 

 

To break it down a bit more, I set up my document with level one headings to separate notes on using JAWS with various software programs, such as Excel. I then used level 3 headings to categorize sections of notes under that Excel heading.  Select the text  you want to make a heading and use Control Alt 1 for a level 1 heading, Control Alt 2 for level 2 and, Control Alt 3 or level 3 headings.  Once you have those in place, go to the References ribbon. The first option on the lower ribbon is for Table of Contents and I used the first choice on that drop down to create an automatic table of contents.  I have found that the table does not automatically update if I add a new heading on the document. So far, it seems that the best way to update the table of contents is to put focus back in the table of contents and use that same button on the References ribbon.

 

You may also want to save the file as a PDF when you send it to your family, ensuring that they don’t’ accidentally tweak your work.

 

Kudos to you for  the work on this. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Shirley Tracy
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 6:06 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Creating a link

 

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Hi Richard.

Thanks. The link you sent makes sense, but I’m not sure I want to go to the trouble. I may try it first, just to see if I can. Most likely, I’ll end up going to plan B.

 

 

 

Shirley Tracy

 

From: Richard Turner
Sent: Friday, February 19, 2021 5:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Creating a link

 

Here is a link to an explanation of how to do this. Hopefully it will make enough sense.

 

https://www.extendoffice.com/documents/word/5432-word-table-of-content-link-to-page.html

 

Richard

 

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On Feb 19, 2021, at 1:48 PM, Shirley Tracy <shirleytracy16@...> wrote:



Hi all,

 

This may sound like a silly request from a non-tech JAWS user, but here goes: Is it possible for me to create a link in a word document that will take the person reading it  to another place in that same word document. In other words, I’d like to create a same-page link.

 

I’m trying to write our family history, and my grown children don’t want it printed. They want me to send them the document so they can simply read it online. I have a table of contents and would like to create a link from each content to the section it references. Is this too convoluted, or is it simple enough for me to accomplish?

 

Thanks.

 

Shirley

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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moderated Re: **** [SUSPECTED SPAM] ****Re: Looking for Game

JM Casey
 

Keno is a different game. I think it is more like bingo, or "lotto" as it is sometimes called in french. The OP didn't really specify much about what he was looking for specifically -- I'm sure there are hundreds of keno variants online, but as to which ones might bea ccessible, I have no idea.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: February 22, 2021 06:09 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: **** [SUSPECTED SPAM] ****Re: Looking for Game

just a wild guess...

and regarding the keno game, might you be meaning something like yuno by spoonbill software.com.au?


regarding the omni site, could you by chance mean audiogames.net?

-------- Original Message --------
From: Morey Worthington [mailto:worthington@wi.rr.com]
To: jfw@groups.io
Date: Monday, February 22, 2021, 4:41 PM
Subject: Looking for Game
Hi all.

Looking for a free gaming game called "Keno" which is screen reader
accessible.

I have the Kitchens Inc Casino, but no Keno.

I have an Iphone, not good at all with it,and a desktop computer using
Jaws 2021.

If need be, is there a App called Keno from somewhere like
apple which is screen reader friendly, which I may try to waddle my way
through?

Many years ago there was a site which is no longer screen reader
friendly, called OMNI which jaws was friendly. with. Also

There was one available from , pardon me on this...Maybe PCI, or
something like that, but that has folded down.

Any thoughts by you fellow gamers, on where or how?

Thanks,


moderated Re: creating a short-cut

Soronel Haetir
 

With firefox

(1) with the link in question focused bring up the context menu then
choose "Copy link location",
(2)on the desktop click on an area not occupied by an icon, bring up
the context menu and select New->Shortcut
(3) It may not be focused but there will now be a "Create shortcut"
wizard, in the target edit field hit ctrl+v to paste the saved link,
then give it a name in the name field and hit the Finish button.

On 2/22/21, Madison Martin <madisonmartin463@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi all,
Can someone please tell me how to create a shortcut for a website so that I
can
put it on my desktop? I know how to do this for programs, but I've never
done it
for a website. Running the latest versions of Edge and Jaws and the latest
build
of Windows 10. Thanks Madison







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