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Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

Jason White
 

So far as I am aware, you can’t disable the braille output while still using the braille input on a display. However, I can’t think of good reasons to turn off braille output. If you don’t want to read it, then you don’t have to.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 1:36 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

Nope, you’ve got it the wrong way around. I want to disable the Braille output, not the speech. But I still want to use the Braille input of the Focus 14 keyboard. It might sound a little strange to some, but with an ElBraille it makes sense for some situations! Is it possible?

 

John

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of GV-Knope, John (Greenville)
Sent: 22 January 2018 17:27
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

Use the layer-command insert-space followed by s to disable speech.

 

John F Knope

Student, CIS – Cloud Computing

ECPI University

Home

508 Mapleton Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone:

864.438.1947

Email: johkno3041@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:24 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

mike mcglashon
 

i’m sorry I didn’t mean to pose the question that way,
I’m asking about the opposite because I was curious.
Not because I was trying to identify with you using the braille keyboard on the braille display. I really do wish to know if there is a braille input keyboard command regardless of a braille display of whether I can type simulate a braille input and then have it come out on the computer.
I hope I didn’t confuse you guys.

contact information
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PH: 618-783-9331
Email: michael.mcglashon@...


On Jan 22, 2018, at 1:36 PM, John Gurd via Groups.Io <j.gurd@...> wrote:

Nope, you’ve got it the wrong way around. I want to disable the Braille output, not the speech. But I still want to use the Braille input of the Focus 14 keyboard. It might sound a little strange to some, but with an ElBraille it makes sense for some situations! Is it possible?

 

John

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of GV-Knope, John (Greenville)
Sent: 22 January 2018 17:27
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

Use the layer-command insert-space followed by s to disable speech.

 

John F Knope

Student, CIS – Cloud Computing

ECPI University

Home

508 Mapleton Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone:

864.438.1947

Email: johkno3041@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:24 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Making a note in excel

 

Another even easier way to add a comment since Shift+F2 for me at least is easier than Alt+r then C.

Interestingly enough I just tested this at work where I still use Windows 7, Jaws and Office are the same as on my Windows 10 laptop, and here Jaws reads the comment I type just fine, I can up arrow and it reads the line with my name and if I press enter it actually exits the comments screen and puts me back on the cell where I was, e.g. if I put something in A1, then add a comment and press enter I’m back on A1.

I will definitely have to submit something to FS about Jaws not reading the comments under Windows 10.

 

Regards,

Sieghard

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave...
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:01 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Also, Shift+F2 will allow adding a comment, as well as editing. And of course application key (shift+f10) will open a context menu to add/delete comments.

 

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

 

 

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

Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 09:38

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Greetings,

When Jaws moves to a cell with a comment it announces the fact, and alt, shift apostrophe will read said comment.

Please find some other keystrokes regarding comments below.

Comments

Add a comment

alt, R, C, enter text, press escape

Delete a comment

Alt R D

Edit a comment

Alt R T

Or shift F 2

List comments

                Control shift apostrophe

Read a comment

alt shift apostrophe

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: January 22, 2018 7:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Fair enough, but if there is no way for Jaws to speak this information automatically when you move to a cell with a comment, there should definitely be a keystroke to make Jaws speak it.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 12:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

the below is correct, and also if the mouse is hovered over that little red indication a tooltip pops up displaying the contents of the note to a sighted user.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:27 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

To the sighted I think it just shows a little red triangle to click on to read it, and has no affect on the workings of the spread sheet.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: January 20, 2018 8:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Does the comment then exist along wigth the numeric datum or formula?  Does it have any effect on the processing of the datum?

Howard

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:05 PM

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@...

 


Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

John Gurd
 

Nope, you’ve got it the wrong way around. I want to disable the Braille output, not the speech. But I still want to use the Braille input of the Focus 14 keyboard. It might sound a little strange to some, but with an ElBraille it makes sense for some situations! Is it possible?

 

John

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of GV-Knope, John (Greenville)
Sent: 22 January 2018 17:27
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

Use the layer-command insert-space followed by s to disable speech.

 

John F Knope

Student, CIS – Cloud Computing

ECPI University

Home

508 Mapleton Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone:

864.438.1947

Email: johkno3041@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:24 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Making a note in excel

Dave...
 

Also, Shift+F2 will allow adding a comment, as well as editing. And of course application key (shift+f10) will open a context menu to add/delete comments.
 
Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer
 
 

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 09:38
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

Greetings,

When Jaws moves to a cell with a comment it announces the fact, and alt, shift apostrophe will read said comment.

Please find some other keystrokes regarding comments below.

Comments

Add a comment

alt, R, C, enter text, press escape

Delete a comment

Alt R D

Edit a comment

Alt R T

Or shift F 2

List comments

                Control shift apostrophe

Read a comment

alt shift apostrophe

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: January 22, 2018 7:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Fair enough, but if there is no way for Jaws to speak this information automatically when you move to a cell with a comment, there should definitely be a keystroke to make Jaws speak it.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 12:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

the below is correct, and also if the mouse is hovered over that little red indication a tooltip pops up displaying the contents of the note to a sighted user.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:27 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

To the sighted I think it just shows a little red triangle to click on to read it, and has no affect on the workings of the spread sheet.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: January 20, 2018 8:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Does the comment then exist along wigth the numeric datum or formula?  Does it have any effect on the processing of the datum?

Howard

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:05 PM

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@...

 


Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

mike mcglashon
 

isn’t there also a braille keyboard input command on John’s so that one can actually use the Home roll like a braille keyboard as input or no?

contact information
Mike McGlashon
PH: 618-783-9331
Email: michael.mcglashon@...


On Jan 22, 2018, at 12:27 PM, GV-Knope, John (Greenville) <johkno3041@...> wrote:

Use the layer-command insert-space followed by s to disable speech.

 

John F Knope

Student, CIS – Cloud Computing

ECPI University

Home

508 Mapleton Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone:

864.438.1947

Email: johkno3041@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:24 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Making a note in excel

Kevin Hourigan <kevinthourigan@...>
 

Greetings,

When Jaws moves to a cell with a comment it announces the fact, and alt, shift apostrophe will read said comment.

Please find some other keystrokes regarding comments below.

Comments

Add a comment

alt, R, C, enter text, press escape

Delete a comment

Alt R D

Edit a comment

Alt R T

Or shift F 2

List comments

                Control shift apostrophe

Read a comment

alt shift apostrophe

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: January 22, 2018 7:58 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Fair enough, but if there is no way for Jaws to speak this information automatically when you move to a cell with a comment, there should definitely be a keystroke to make Jaws speak it.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 12:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

the below is correct, and also if the mouse is hovered over that little red indication a tooltip pops up displaying the contents of the note to a sighted user.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:27 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

To the sighted I think it just shows a little red triangle to click on to read it, and has no affect on the workings of the spread sheet.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: January 20, 2018 8:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Does the comment then exist along wigth the numeric datum or formula?  Does it have any effect on the processing of the datum?

Howard

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:05 PM

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@...

 


Re: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

GV-Knope, John (Greenville)
 

Use the layer-command insert-space followed by s to disable speech.

 

John F Knope

Student, CIS – Cloud Computing

ECPI University

Home

508 Mapleton Drive

Greenville, SC 29607

Phone:

864.438.1947

Email: johkno3041@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of John Gurd via Groups.Io
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 10:24 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Steve,

 

Perfect, that works, would be nice if Jaws actually read what’s in there, still something for FS to look at and hopefully fix.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Griffiths
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 8:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 


Or you can just delete the name from the comment - when you select to Insert a comment, you're at the start of the line where the comment will go and your name is on the line above; press Backspace to delete it letter by letter.

Thanks,
Steve 🐾

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave...
Sent: 22 January 2018 16:43
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

Sieghard,

Here's a suggestion for eliminating the speaking of your name along with comments...

In Excel you designate your name or initials to be used in such comments or giving creation credit. I think it's in the Options/General. Instead of your name or initials, use some other variant of your name that you recognize, but don't use anywhere else. Then try putting that variant into the dictionary manager for Excel and other Office applications to speak nothing.
Let me know if that works.

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sieghard Weitzel" <sieghard@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 08:27
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel


Hi Mario,

Thanks, that does work, however, it reads my name each time before it reads
the comment. I guess that is because I am the author of the comment. I'll
have to get in touch with Jaws and ask them to fix this or to add a setting
where this can be turned on or off. I can see how in a company where
multiple people edit an Excel sheet this is useful, but I just want to hear
the comment and I'm sure for most private users or those like me who have a
small business would prefer just to hear the comment and nothing else.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

I see an alt+shift+Apostrophe to make JAWS read a cell comment, but no
keystroke to have JAWS do what you suggest. when you hear that a cell has a
comment, alt+shift+apostrophe should read the comment.



-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard B. McDonald [mailto:richardbmcdonald@...]
Sent: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 3:48 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

No, that is not an *Excel* option. There is, I think, a *JAWS* option to
have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

*From:*main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Dave..
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need to be
enabled in the Excel options?

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

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

*From:*Sieghard Weitzel <mailto:sieghard@...>

*To:*main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

*Sent:*Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

*Subject:*Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Dave and Richard,

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something
pressing enter doesn't do anything and neither does tab, I have to press
escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go back it
will say the cell content along with "includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really nice
if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content, e.g. it
would say "2" or whatever value is in the cell and then
"Comment: Number of items in stock" or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value of
that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have the
names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes and
maybe for this particular order some sizes are "In Stock" and some are
"Backordered". I have received Excel sheets where the person who made that
sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what colour means
what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment which Jaws then reads
automatically instead of having to check the colour of the cell content.

I wouldn't be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they can
share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add this
functionality.

**

*Regards,*

*Sieghard*

**

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Richard Turner
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Brian,

Dave's write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment
and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the
comments.

HTH,

Richard

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *brian albriton
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Making a note in excel

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the
data. How would I do this in excel?

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

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Re: Making a note in excel

Steve Griffiths
 


Or you can just delete the name from the comment - when you select to Insert a comment, you're at the start of the line where the comment will go and your name is on the line above; press Backspace to delete it letter by letter.

Thanks,
Steve 🐾

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave...
Sent: 22 January 2018 16:43
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

Sieghard,

Here's a suggestion for eliminating the speaking of your name along with comments...

In Excel you designate your name or initials to be used in such comments or giving creation credit. I think it's in the Options/General. Instead of your name or initials, use some other variant of your name that you recognize, but don't use anywhere else. Then try putting that variant into the dictionary manager for Excel and other Office applications to speak nothing.
Let me know if that works.

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer


----- Original Message -----
From: "Sieghard Weitzel" <sieghard@...>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 08:27
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel


Hi Mario,

Thanks, that does work, however, it reads my name each time before it reads
the comment. I guess that is because I am the author of the comment. I'll
have to get in touch with Jaws and ask them to fix this or to add a setting
where this can be turned on or off. I can see how in a company where
multiple people edit an Excel sheet this is useful, but I just want to hear
the comment and I'm sure for most private users or those like me who have a
small business would prefer just to hear the comment and nothing else.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

I see an alt+shift+Apostrophe to make JAWS read a cell comment, but no
keystroke to have JAWS do what you suggest. when you hear that a cell has a
comment, alt+shift+apostrophe should read the comment.



-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard B. McDonald [mailto:richardbmcdonald@...]
Sent: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 3:48 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

No, that is not an *Excel* option. There is, I think, a *JAWS* option to
have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

*From:*main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Dave..
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need to be
enabled in the Excel options?

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

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

*From:*Sieghard Weitzel <mailto:sieghard@...>

*To:*main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

*Sent:*Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

*Subject:*Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Dave and Richard,

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something
pressing enter doesn't do anything and neither does tab, I have to press
escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go back it
will say the cell content along with "includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really nice
if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content, e.g. it
would say "2" or whatever value is in the cell and then
"Comment: Number of items in stock" or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value of
that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have the
names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes and
maybe for this particular order some sizes are "In Stock" and some are
"Backordered". I have received Excel sheets where the person who made that
sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what colour means
what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment which Jaws then reads
automatically instead of having to check the colour of the cell content.

I wouldn't be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they can
share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add this
functionality.

**

*Regards,*

*Sieghard*

**

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Richard Turner
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Brian,

Dave's write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment
and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the
comments.

HTH,

Richard

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *brian albriton
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Making a note in excel

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the
data. How would I do this in excel?

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

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Re: Making a note in excel

Dave...
 

Sieghard,

Here's a suggestion for eliminating the speaking of your name along with
comments...

In Excel you designate your name or initials to be used in such comments or
giving creation credit. I think it's in the Options/General. Instead of your
name or initials, use some other variant of your name that you recognize,
but don't use anywhere else. Then try putting that variant into the
dictionary manager for Excel and other Office applications to speak nothing.
Let me know if that works.

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

----- Original Message -----
From: "Sieghard Weitzel" <sieghard@live.ca>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Monday, January 22, 2018 08:27
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel


Hi Mario,

Thanks, that does work, however, it reads my name each time before it reads
the comment. I guess that is because I am the author of the comment. I'll
have to get in touch with Jaws and ask them to fix this or to add a setting
where this can be turned on or off. I can see how in a company where
multiple people edit an Excel sheet this is useful, but I just want to hear
the comment and I'm sure for most private users or those like me who have a
small business would prefer just to hear the comment and nothing else.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

I see an alt+shift+Apostrophe to make JAWS read a cell comment, but no
keystroke to have JAWS do what you suggest. when you hear that a cell has a
comment, alt+shift+apostrophe should read the comment.



-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard B. McDonald [mailto:richardbmcdonald@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 3:48 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

No, that is not an *Excel* option. There is, I think, a *JAWS* option to
have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

*From:*main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Dave..
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need to be
enabled in the Excel options?

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

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

*From:*Sieghard Weitzel <mailto:sieghard@live.ca>

*To:*main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

*Sent:*Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

*Subject:*Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Dave and Richard,

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something
pressing enter doesn't do anything and neither does tab, I have to press
escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go back it
will say the cell content along with "includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really nice
if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content, e.g. it
would say "2" or whatever value is in the cell and then
"Comment: Number of items in stock" or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value of
that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have the
names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes and
maybe for this particular order some sizes are "In Stock" and some are
"Backordered". I have received Excel sheets where the person who made that
sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what colour means
what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment which Jaws then reads
automatically instead of having to check the colour of the cell content.

I wouldn't be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they can
share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add this
functionality.

**

*Regards,*

*Sieghard*

**

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Richard Turner
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Brian,

Dave's write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment
and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the
comments.

HTH,

Richard

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *brian albriton
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Making a note in excel

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the
data. How would I do this in excel?

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@carr.com <mailto:cocanut50@ca.rr.com>


Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Mario,

Thanks, that does work, however, it reads my name each time before it reads the comment. I guess that is because I am the author of the comment. I'll have to get in touch with Jaws and ask them to fix this or to add a setting where this can be turned on or off. I can see how in a company where multiple people edit an Excel sheet this is useful, but I just want to hear the comment and I'm sure for most private users or those like me who have a small business would prefer just to hear the comment and nothing else.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 1:39 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

I see an alt+shift+Apostrophe to make JAWS read a cell comment, but no keystroke to have JAWS do what you suggest. when you hear that a cell has a comment, alt+shift+apostrophe should read the comment.



-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard B. McDonald [mailto:richardbmcdonald@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 3:48 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

No, that is not an *Excel* option.  There is, I think, a *JAWS* option to have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

*From:*main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Dave...
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need to be enabled in the Excel options?

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

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

*From:*Sieghard Weitzel <mailto:sieghard@live.ca>

*To:*main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

*Sent:*Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

*Subject:*Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Dave and Richard,

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something pressing enter doesn't do anything and neither does tab, I have to press escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go back it will say the cell content along with "includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really nice if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content, e.g. it would say "2" or whatever value is in the cell and then
"Comment: Number of items in stock" or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value of that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have the names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes and maybe for this particular order some sizes are "In Stock" and some are "Backordered". I have received Excel sheets where the person who made that sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what colour means what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment which Jaws then reads automatically instead of having to check the colour of the cell content.

I wouldn't be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they can share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add this functionality.

**

*Regards,*

*Sieghard*

**

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Richard Turner
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Brian,

Dave's write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

HTH,

Richard

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *brian albriton
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Making a note in excel

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@carr.com <mailto:cocanut50@ca.rr.com>


Re: Making a note in excel

 

Fair enough, but if there is no way for Jaws to speak this information automatically when you move to a cell with a comment, there should definitely be a keystroke to make Jaws speak it.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard B. McDonald
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 12:46 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

the below is correct, and also if the mouse is hovered over that little red indication a tooltip pops up displaying the contents of the note to a sighted user.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:27 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

To the sighted I think it just shows a little red triangle to click on to read it, and has no affect on the workings of the spread sheet.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: January 20, 2018 8:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Does the comment then exist along wigth the numeric datum or formula?  Does it have any effect on the processing of the datum?

Howard

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:05 PM

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@...

 


Is it possible to have braille input but no output except Jaws Speech?

John Gurd
 

I’m using an El Braille and there are times when I would like to use my Focus 14 to control the device but just have speech output with the braille display remaining blank. It would be particularly good when using Kurzweil but also other occasions when I want to read quickly and not edit. Is this possible?

 

John


Re: Windows notifications & updates questions

Michal Nowicki
 

Laura,

 

To answer your last question, leaving your laptop on for several days and nights should not hurt the laptop. However, when you are not using it, I recommend you put it in stand-by mode to not drain the battery. In most laptops, this happens automatically by default if you have not done anything with it for five or ten minutes. However, you should also be able to lock it manually by pressing Windows l and closing the lid when JAWS announces that you are at the “lock screen.”

 

Good luck installing the update.

 

Michal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Windows notifications & updates questions

 

Hello Laura,

You can press the windows key and type updates in the edit field, and it should show check for updates in settings, and press enter. Mine is up to date so I could not proceed further, but I think you will get further instructions, on how to complete your pending update.

Also sometimes when I shut down my computer starting it up again causes me to go through a bunch of stuff in the ease of access center, so I go to the desktop, alt D, press alt F4, and arrow up to sleep, to avoid a full start up.

Cheers

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: January 21, 2018 5:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Windows notifications & updates questions

 

Hello,

 

Using a Dell laptop with Windows 10 Creator & Jaws 18 ……

 

The last two times I’ve had problems when turning on my computer.  When I turn it on I can’t get Jaws to speak.  I’ve had to hold down the power button to turn the computer off.  When I turn it back on Jaws tells me that Windows couldn’t complete an update.  I press alt +F4 and that message goes away and I’m able to use the computer.  Since this has happened twice in the last two days.  I have left my computer on since yesterday for fear of not being able to use it.  I live alone and don’t have sighted help readily available and my independence is entirely reliant upon this one machine …… My ability to read mail, pay bills, send or receive emails, etc.  I don’t know how and have never updated anything without sighted help.  Today after I had been away from the computer for a short bit Jaws said “Important Windows update notification”.

 

How do I find out what the notifications say?  If I need to update something regarding Windows, should I call MS disability for help or is that something I can do myself without fear of not being able to use the computer if Jaws won’t speak?  Also, will it hurt anything to leave the computer on for days at a time?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Laura

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 


Re: Windows notifications & updates questions

Kevin Hourigan <kevinthourigan@...>
 

Hello Laura,

You can press the windows key and type updates in the edit field, and it should show check for updates in settings, and press enter. Mine is up to date so I could not proceed further, but I think you will get further instructions, on how to complete your pending update.

Also sometimes when I shut down my computer starting it up again causes me to go through a bunch of stuff in the ease of access center, so I go to the desktop, alt D, press alt F4, and arrow up to sleep, to avoid a full start up.

Cheers

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Laura Richardson
Sent: January 21, 2018 5:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Windows notifications & updates questions

 

Hello,

 

Using a Dell laptop with Windows 10 Creator & Jaws 18 ……

 

The last two times I’ve had problems when turning on my computer.  When I turn it on I can’t get Jaws to speak.  I’ve had to hold down the power button to turn the computer off.  When I turn it back on Jaws tells me that Windows couldn’t complete an update.  I press alt +F4 and that message goes away and I’m able to use the computer.  Since this has happened twice in the last two days.  I have left my computer on since yesterday for fear of not being able to use it.  I live alone and don’t have sighted help readily available and my independence is entirely reliant upon this one machine …… My ability to read mail, pay bills, send or receive emails, etc.  I don’t know how and have never updated anything without sighted help.  Today after I had been away from the computer for a short bit Jaws said “Important Windows update notification”.

 

How do I find out what the notifications say?  If I need to update something regarding Windows, should I call MS disability for help or is that something I can do myself without fear of not being able to use the computer if Jaws won’t speak?  Also, will it hurt anything to leave the computer on for days at a time?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Laura

 

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 


Windows notifications & updates questions

Laura Richardson
 

Hello,

 

Using a Dell laptop with Windows 10 Creator & Jaws 18 ……

 

The last two times I’ve had problems when turning on my computer.  When I turn it on I can’t get Jaws to speak.  I’ve had to hold down the power button to turn the computer off.  When I turn it back on Jaws tells me that Windows couldn’t complete an update.  I press alt +F4 and that message goes away and I’m able to use the computer.  Since this has happened twice in the last two days.  I have left my computer on since yesterday for fear of not being able to use it.  I live alone and don’t have sighted help readily available and my independence is entirely reliant upon this one machine …… My ability to read mail, pay bills, send or receive emails, etc.  I don’t know how and have never updated anything without sighted help.  Today after I had been away from the computer for a short bit Jaws said “Important Windows update notification”.

 

How do I find out what the notifications say?  If I need to update something regarding Windows, should I call MS disability for help or is that something I can do myself without fear of not being able to use the computer if Jaws won’t speak?  Also, will it hurt anything to leave the computer on for days at a time?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.

 

Laura

 

 

     

 

 

 

 

 


Re: Making a note in excel

Mario
 

I see an alt+shift+Apostrophe to make JAWS read a cell comment, but no
keystroke to have JAWS do what you suggest. when you hear that a cell
has a comment, alt+shift+apostrophe should read the comment.

-------- Original Message --------
From: Richard B. McDonald [mailto:richardbmcdonald@gmail.com]
Sent: Sunday, Jan 21, 2018 3:48 PM EST
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

No, that is not an *Excel* option.  There is, I think, a *JAWS* option
to have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

*From:*main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Dave...
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need
to be enabled in the Excel options?

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

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

*From:*Sieghard Weitzel <mailto:sieghard@live.ca>

*To:*main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>

*Sent:*Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

*Subject:*Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Dave and Richard,

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something
pressing enter doesn’t do anything and neither does tab, I have to press
escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go
back it will say the cell content along with “includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really
nice if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content,
e.g. it would say “2” or whatever value is in the cell and then
“Comment: Number of items in stock” or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value
of that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have
the names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes
and maybe for this particular order some sizes are “In Stock” and some
are “Backordered”. I have received Excel sheets where the person who
made that sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what
colour means what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment
which Jaws then reads automatically instead of having to check the
colour of the cell content.

I wouldn’t be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they
can share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add
this functionality.

**

*Regards,*

*Sieghard*

**

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *Richard Turner
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: Making a note in excel

Hi Brian,

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert
comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the
comments.

HTH,

Richard

*From:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
[mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] *On Behalf Of *brian albriton
*Sent:* Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
*To:* main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
*Subject:* Making a note in excel

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about
the data. How would I do this in excel?

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@carr.com <mailto:cocanut50@ca.rr.com>


Re: Making a note in excel

Richard B. McDonald
 

No, that is not an *Excel* option.  There is, I think, a *JAWS* option to have a cell's note (if any) read along with its value and coordinates.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave...
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 5:23 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

I'm thinking that comments can be made to speak, but perhaps they need to be enabled in the Excel options?

 

Dave
Oregonian, woodworker, Engineer, Musician, and Pioneer

 

 

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 13:21

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Dave and Richard,

 

This is useful although if I go to Insert Comment and type something pressing enter doesn’t do anything and neither does tab, I have to press escape first before I can navigate to a different cell, then if I go back it will say the cell content along with “includes comment.

The Control+Shift+Apostrophy also works great, but it would be really nice if Jaws could be made to speak the comment after the cell content, e.g. it would say “2” or whatever value is in the cell and then “Comment: Number of items in stock” or something along those lines.

This would allow you to still perform calculations including the value of that cell but to have some more useful information, e.g. I could have the names of products in column A and across the top I could have sizes and maybe for this particular order some sizes are “In Stock” and some are “Backordered”. I have received Excel sheets where the person who made that sheet colour coded this and then provided a legend as to what colour means what, but it would be nice to be able to add a comment which Jaws then reads automatically instead of having to check the colour of the cell content.

I wouldn’t be surprised if this is possible, if anybody knows maybe they can share it. If indeed it is not possible then I think FS should add this functionality.

 

Regards,

Sieghard

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 10:05 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

iPhone 2136103315

cocanut50@...

 


Re: Making a note in excel

Richard B. McDonald
 

the below is correct, and also if the mouse is hovered over that little red indication a tooltip pops up displaying the contents of the note to a sighted user.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kevin Hourigan
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2018 8:27 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

To the sighted I think it just shows a little red triangle to click on to read it, and has no affect on the workings of the spread sheet.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: January 20, 2018 8:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Does the comment then exist along wigth the numeric datum or formula?  Does it have any effect on the processing of the datum?

Howard

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

Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 12:05 PM

Subject: Re: Making a note in excel

 

Hi Brian,

 

Dave’s write, if you use the application key you can arrow to insert comment and hit enter.

Type your comment and hit enter.

Then, I believe you can tab to the next cell or arrow down, etc.

To bring up a list of cells with comments, its control+shift+apostrophe.

 

I do not know if there is a setting to have Jaws automatically read the comments.

 

HTH,

Richard

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of brian albriton
Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2018 9:36 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Making a note in excel

 

Excel not only has data but occasionally one needs to make a note about the data. How would I do this in excel?

 

 

 

Brian Albriton

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