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moderated JFW main dictionary

Marty Hutchings
 

How long after the pandemic started did it take you to add "Covid" to the JFW main or custom dictionary?  I finally got tired of Spell Checker saying "misspelled" in MS Word and my emails and added it to the dictionary.  LOL


moderated jaws 2020 renewal help

Jerry hathaway
 

I have bought the renewal of the jaws platform, but I am having trouble finding how to install the new platform into my system. Any help will be very much appreciated.
Jerry
 


moderated Re: Using two web sites

Glenn / Lenny
 

I've used family search, and it's not too bad, you need to make use of web quick keys, like E and N and H and V, and use the find command.
It sometimes repeats previous information above what you are looking for, so you need to make sure you are on the latest incident of the information, and it may not be evident that it is a link, you might need to enter on it without knowing if it will give you new information.
I have spent many hours trying to find my great grandfather's extended family, all I can get is New York in 1862, but no siblings or parents.
Once in a while I try again, but never get any further with it.
 
Glenn
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, July 20, 2020 2:14 PM
Subject: Using two web sites

Hello, Has anyone used familysearch.org or genealogy ank.com. Do you have any tips on using these sites? Cheers, Kevin

 


moderated Using two web sites

kevin meyers
 

Hello, Has anyone used familysearch.org or genealogy ank.com. Do you have any tips on using these sites? Cheers, Kevin

 


moderated Re: Question for those using One Drive at home

Gezim Rexha
 

Apologies if I am writing off-topic, but since the discussion is about One Drive, I would like to share my concern related to it. Recently I installed One Drive also on my iPhone, but unlike Drop Box, I was not able to listen to audio books that I copied from my PC and ;pasted to One Drive. In fact, I could se the list of all files, but regardless which one I would click, I could always hear only one of them, I think the first one. Any explanations?

 

Cheers,

Gezim

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Diamond
Sent: e shtunë, 18 korrik 2020 02:41
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Question for those using One Drive at home

 

I think I paid including taxes $159 for 3 Tbs of storage with drop box.  Using Marie’s logic, $120 for 1 Tb per user and you can have 5 different users is still the best bang for your buck. Strictly mathematically it is $120 for 5 Tbs of storage.   


moderated Chrome & in page links

Mark Arnold ABG
 

Hello List,

 

I have been using Chrome for several months and in general, I find it very workable.  One problem I find is that when activating an “in page” link, JAWS does not start reading from that position.  I have enough residual vision to see that it appears to move to the link on the page but does not read from that point.  I would appreciate any comments-

 

Mark

 

Mark D. Arnold

Co-Director

American Blind Golf

Phone: (330) 419-1710

www.AmericanBlindGolf.com

www.OhioBlindGolf.com

 

Motivate, Inspire & Serve

 


moderated Jaws 2020and Thunderbird password problem

Jim
 

Members
I have Win7 Home running Jaws 2020 and the latest version of Thunderbird. When I open TB Jaws doesn't open to the password dialogue. I typically have to wait a couple minutes then tab to the task tray enter on TB password. I have TB set to remember the password however I still have to enter each time I open TB.
Please advise.
Regards
--
Jim Elsner


moderated using virtual machines with a screen reader

Marvin Hunkin
 

Hi. Doing a network course, got the windows 10 pe talking installer. But need to put this in a virtual machine. Try oracle virtual box and also vm ware player, but when I try to play, the screen do not come up or don’t hear the talking installer. Is there a more accessible virtual machine software that works with jaws. Need to install this as a windows client assignment for my networking course http://www.upskilled.edu.au

Any other virtual machine software that works with jaws.

Thanks.n


moderated Re: comments in excel not visible

Ann Byrne
 

Very strange!

JAWS can't manage Excel after an hour or so, as you probably know. Sometimes restarting it produces miracles. If not, rebooting sometimes makes a difference.

At 08:55 PM 7/19/2020, you wrote:
Hi, Ann. Alt+shift+apostrophe reports no comment visible in this cell.
Control+shift+apostrophe says no comments visible in active window.
The application menu allows me to reply to a comment or delete it.
Jaws does report when moving in to the cell, "contains comment" with that
nice low authoritative voice..
Thanks so much for your help.
All the best, Brian

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: comments in excel not visible

Alt+shift+apostrophe reads the comment in the cell I am
in. Ctrl+shift+apostrophe lists cells with comments. I did use
alt+r, c to create a comment.

If you go to the applications menu there is an item to edit a comment. If
you are in the cell with the comment, this will cause JAWS to read it.

Good luck!
At 12:35 PM 7/19/2020, you wrote:
So, I put the comment in using alt+rc I believe it was.
Jaws says contains comment when in the cell but read comment command
says no comment visible in this cell.
What do I need to do to add visible comments?
All the best, Brian







moderated Re: comments in excel not visible

brian albriton
 

Hi, Ann. Alt+shift+apostrophe reports no comment visible in this cell.
Control+shift+apostrophe says no comments visible in active window.
The application menu allows me to reply to a comment or delete it.
Jaws does report when moving in to the cell, "contains comment" with that
nice low authoritative voice..
Thanks so much for your help.
All the best, Brian

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann Byrne
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 6:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: comments in excel not visible

Alt+shift+apostrophe reads the comment in the cell I am
in. Ctrl+shift+apostrophe lists cells with comments. I did use
alt+r, c to create a comment.

If you go to the applications menu there is an item to edit a comment. If
you are in the cell with the comment, this will cause JAWS to read it.

Good luck!
At 12:35 PM 7/19/2020, you wrote:
So, I put the comment in using alt+rc I believe it was.
Jaws says contains comment when in the cell but read comment command
says no comment visible in this cell.
What do I need to do to add visible comments?
All the best, Brian


moderated Re: comments in excel not visible

Ann Byrne
 

Alt+shift+apostrophe reads the comment in the cell I am in. Ctrl+shift+apostrophe lists cells with comments. I did use alt+r, c to create a comment.

If you go to the applications menu there is an item to edit a comment. If you are in the cell with the comment, this will cause JAWS to read it.

Good luck!

At 12:35 PM 7/19/2020, you wrote:
So, I put the comment in using alt+rc I believe it was.
Jaws says contains comment when in the cell but read comment command says no comment visible in this cell.
What do I need to do to add visible comments?
All the best, Brian


moderated Re: Blogging Websites

Norma A. Boge
 

I recently was asked to evaluate Wix using J2020 and J2019 with a couple different browsers. All was accessible and useable. HTH Norma

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Saturday, July 18, 2020 11:13 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Blogging Websites

Hello All,
I want to start a new blog, and was wondering what blog Websites work well with Jaws 2020?
Thanks for any Input.



--
Laura Shumate larelishumate@...


moderated Re: Blogging Websites

David Goldfield
 

Laura, I'm not sure if this is the best or most accessible solution but I use Wordpress.com for my Web site. If all you want to do is to have your own blog Wordpress should certainly suffice.

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
JAWS Certified, 2019

WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

On 7/19/2020 12:13 AM, Laura Shumate wrote:
Hello All,
I want to start a new blog, and was wondering what blog Websites work
well with Jaws 2020?
Thanks for any Input.



moderated Re: Edge question

 

Do you have Edge on the taskbar? I am not sure why it disappears off your desktop, but on the taskbar it's always there and updates don't change that. I find the taskbar much more convenient for the main applications I use because I can open or switch to a program any time and from anhywhere by pressing Windows + NumberRow where NumberRow refers to the position of the program on your taskbar. I have Edge in the first position on the very left, then Outlook, then Excel etc. so pressing Windows + 1, 2 or 3 takes me to these programs respectively.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 10:55 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Edge question

Hi all,
Can anyone please tell me why the Edge shortcut on my desktop keeps disappearing every few days? I know the first time it was because there was a new vertion or update, but I can't emagine that there'd be an update every few days. I know how to create the shortcut thankfully, but I'd like to know if there's a reason why it keeps disappearing, it's annoying. Look forward to any suggestions that anyone can provide me! I'm running Jaws 2018, Windows 10 vertion 1909 and the latest Edge. Thanks Madison


moderated Re: Blogging Websites

Glenn / Lenny
 

Oops, I replied on the wrong message.
My computer is lagging a bit today.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn / Lenny" <glennervin@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 1:04 PM
Subject: Re: Blogging Websites


Butch,
Does your phone only speak the first number of a phone number you are
punching in, unless you go really really slow?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard B. McDonald" <richardbmcdonald@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Blogging Websites


WordPress, in my experience, is the best.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:13 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Blogging Websites

Hello All,
I want to start a new blog, and was wondering what blog Websites work well
with Jaws 2020?
Thanks for any Input.



--
Laura Shumate larelishumate@...


moderated Re: Blogging Websites

Glenn / Lenny
 

Butch,
Does your phone only speak the first number of a phone number you are
punching in, unless you go really really slow?

----- Original Message -----
From: "Richard B. McDonald" <richardbmcdonald@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, July 19, 2020 12:14 PM
Subject: Re: Blogging Websites


WordPress, in my experience, is the best.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:13 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Blogging Websites

Hello All,
I want to start a new blog, and was wondering what blog Websites work well
with Jaws 2020?
Thanks for any Input.



--
Laura Shumate larelishumate@...


moderated Edge question

Madison Martin
 

Hi all,
Can anyone please tell me why the Edge shortcut on my desktop keeps disappearing
every few days? I know the first time it was because there was a new vertion or
update, but I can't emagine that there'd be an update every few days. I know how
to create the shortcut thankfully, but I'd like to know if there's a reason why
it keeps disappearing, it's annoying. Look forward to any suggestions that
anyone can provide me! I'm running Jaws 2018, Windows 10 vertion 1909 and the
latest Edge. Thanks Madison


moderated Edge question

Madison Martin
 

Hi all,
Can anyone please tell me why the Edge shortcut on my desktop keeps disappearing
every few days? I know the first time it was because there was a new vertion or
update, but I can't emagine that there'd be an update every few days. I know how
to create the shortcut thankfully, but I'd like to know if there's a reason why
it keeps disappearing, it's annoying. Look forward to any suggestions that
anyone can provide me! I'm running Jaws 2018, Windows 10 vertion 1909 and the
latest Edge. Thanks Madison


moderated comments in excel not visible

brian albriton
 

So, I  put the comment in using alt+rc I believe it was.

Jaws says contains comment when in the cell but read comment command says no comment visible in this cell.

What do I need to do to add visible comments?

All the best, Brian

 


moderated Re: Blogging Websites

Richard B. McDonald
 

WordPress, in my experience, is the best.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Saturday, July 18, 2020 9:13 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: Blogging Websites

Hello All,
I want to start a new blog, and was wondering what blog Websites work well with Jaws 2020?
Thanks for any Input.



--
Laura Shumate larelishumate@...