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moderated does jaws work on the nextdoor.com web site?

Jim Rawls
 

I am running jaws 18 and windows ten. Jim


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Mike B.
 

Hi Loreal,
 
You can set the status bar to read the word count when you press, Insert + page down, by turning on the word count feature in the status bar settings.  Try the following:
To show number of lines, line number, or many other options  in the status bar in Word try the following:
1. Press F6 until Jaws reports the Status bar is highlighted.
2. You can arrow down through a list of options after you have the status bar highlighted but, you'll get more options if you press the applications key or Shift + F10 to show a larger list of options.  This might depend on what version of Word you're running.
3. Down arrow through the available options, and when you have found word count or something else of interest press the spacebar to check or uncheck the item.
4. when done making modifications simply press AltF4 or escape key.
5. Review your status line to insure the settings have been properly modified.
 
 

Stay safe and take care.  Mike.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:29 PM
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

The key command you gave me works, thank you very much.  I appreciate it!

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of HH. Smith Jr.
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 5:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi again,

 

It should be in the “Review” (alt-R) under proofing, if the Ctrl+shift+G does not work. HTH

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: headings aren't completely announced

Andrew Law
 

This sounds more like a formatting issue by the document creator, if they havent set all the text in the heading as a heading, i.e. they only selected the heading level on the first word, then that is all you will get from JAWS.
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-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mario
Sent: Tuesday, 2 March 2021 10:02 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: headings aren't completely announced

using Word 2010, I have a Word document from the Internet with more than
20 headings, but JAWS doesn't announce the whole name of the heading when I press h after turning on quick keys mode. what do I have to do to get Jaws to announce the whole heading as I press h?






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moderated Re: Microsoft Teams

Milton Ota
 

Hi,

 

Your best bet is to go to the Freedom Scientific website and look for the archive of the Team webinar and they also have the list of keyboard commands up there also.

 

If you have JAWS 2021 you will have a lot more function than what is covered in the webinar that Freedom Scientific has done.

 

HTH

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 6:18 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Microsoft Teams

 

Hello, everyone.

 

Later next week, I’ll be participating in a meeting that will be done via Microsoft Teams.

 

I’m familiar with Zoom meetings, so can’t believe that Microsoft Teams would be that much more challenging.

 

However, I don’t want to assume this, and get into trouble with  next week’s meeting due to access issues.

 

I will simply be participating in the meeting on a conversational level;  in other words, I won’t have to share screens or do anything too complex.

 

I already have the meeting link.

 

If someone can give me a quick overview of how to get into a Microsoft Teams meeting, and how to activate my audio and video as a meeting participant, that should be sufficient.

 

Thanks for any help that can be provided.

 

Dr.  Tom Behler from Michigan

 

 


moderated Microsoft Teams

Tom Behler
 

Hello, everyone.

 

Later next week, I’ll be participating in a meeting that will be done via Microsoft Teams.

 

I’m familiar with Zoom meetings, so can’t believe that Microsoft Teams would be that much more challenging.

 

However, I don’t want to assume this, and get into trouble with  next week’s meeting due to access issues.

 

I will simply be participating in the meeting on a conversational level;  in other words, I won’t have to share screens or do anything too complex.

 

I already have the meeting link.

 

If someone can give me a quick overview of how to get into a Microsoft Teams meeting, and how to activate my audio and video as a meeting participant, that should be sufficient.

 

Thanks for any help that can be provided.

 

Dr.  Tom Behler from Michigan

 

 


moderated JAWS and Oracle SQL Developer

Ekstrand, Pamela A. -ND
 

Is anyone using Oracle’s SQL developer program with JAWS? 

 

I am running Windows 10 with the latest version of JAWS 2021.

 

I just downloaded the SQL developer program and when I run it, it does not speak at all.

 

I have seen references to needing to have Java Access Bridge installed, but didn’t know if this was still the case with newer versions of the software.

 

If anyone is successfully using SQL Developer or has any suggestions, please let me know.

 

Thanks,

Pam

 

 

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Bill White
 

Hi, Loreal. You must go to the status line by repeatedly pressing F6 until you are in the status line. Then make sure Word Count is checked on the Status Line. Then when you press JAWS key plus Page Down, you should hear Word Count.

 

Bill White

 

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out
Importance: High

 

Yep I’ve tried that and it makes no difference one way or the other.  Same results.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

HH. Smith Jr.
 

Hi

Sorry, wrong thread.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of HH. Smith Jr. via groups.io
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 5:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi again,

 

It should be in the “Review” (alt-R) under proofing, if the Ctrl+shift+G does not work. HTH

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Loreal Lavigna
 

The key command you gave me works, thank you very much.  I appreciate it!

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of HH. Smith Jr.
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 5:28 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi again,

 

It should be in the “Review” (alt-R) under proofing, if the Ctrl+shift+G does not work. HTH

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Loreal Lavigna
 

Yep I’ve tried that and it makes no difference one way or the other.  Same results.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

HH. Smith Jr.
 

Hi again,

 

It should be in the “Review” (alt-R) under proofing, if the Ctrl+shift+G does not work. HTH

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

HH. Smith Jr.
 

 

Hi Loreal,

 

Try Ctrl+shift+G

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 4:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

Hi Loreal,

Is the word document window maximized?

Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.

HTH.

 

Glenn

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM

Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Glenn / Lenny
 

Hi Loreal,
Is the word document window maximized?
Try windows key + up arrow, and then try the status command again.
HTH.
 
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 2:59 PM
Subject: Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated headings aren't completely announced

Mario
 

using Word 2010, I have a Word document from the Internet with more than 20 headings, but JAWS doesn't announce the whole name of the heading when I press h after turning on quick keys mode. what do I have to do to get Jaws to announce the whole heading as I press h?


moderated Another MS Word question, JAWS saying zoom in/out

Loreal Lavigna
 

OK so since my last question went so well here’s another one.  I have to be able to accurately get a word count with my documents for one particular client.  I can have documents with as few as 100 words or as many as 15,000 words.  It used to be that when I opened a document I could immediately on opening the document use the JAWS key combination of JAWS Key plus Page Down and get the page and word counts.  Now JAWS says “page one of” however many pages followed by “spelling and grammar check no errors.”  How do I get it to continue saying the word count in the document instead of using the virtual ribbon and layered menus?  I know I can always do alt, R, P for proofing, then W for word count.  From there I have to enable to virtual cursor and get the word count from the dialogue that pops up.  Any suggestions on how to make this process a bit faster and go back to the way JAWS used to say things?  Should I turn off the spelling and grammar checker as documents are being typed?  Does that even have any effect on what I’m doing/attempting to do?

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 


moderated Re: JAWS Voice Sometimes becomes Stifled

Richard B. McDonald
 

I seem to have discovered the problem.  Somehow, the JAWS voice volume setting under Options>Voices>Voice Adjustment was set at ~67%; thereby trimming whatever the master volume was set to by ~33%.  Setting it back to 100% seems to have resolved the problem.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jason White via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, February 28, 2021 12:24 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io; jfw@groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Voice Sometimes becomes Stifled

 

 

On 28/2/21 12:48 pm, Richard B. McDonald wrote:

I am using Windows 10 and JAWS 2020.  Often, the JAWS voice cuts-out and becomes nearly inaudible while using my PC.  It is like it becomes stifled or greatly muffled.

This could be related to sound card drivers or associated settings. Does this still happen if you connect a USB or Bluetooth audio device and use it instead of the default sound device?

 


moderated Re: MS Word and highlighting question

Loreal Lavigna
 

Richard thank you very much!!!  I appreciate this.  My client will appreciate it too, as she won’t have to go back in and edit this particular thing in files I submit to her.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:48 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

Here is the way to do this with Jaws.

 

Select the text you want to highlight in yellow.

Then tap the following three keys speparately, alt, h, i.

The default highlight is Yellow so just hit enter.

Now, because it is a visual thing, Jaws will not report the highlight color, at least, I have not found a way to get Jaws to say squat about the highlight.

To remove the highlight, you simply repeat the steps above.  It is a toggle.

 

My sighted wife help me figure this out.

HTH,

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:43 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

Thank you very much.  I totally understand highlighting is a visual thing and am trying to do a web search on this point presently.  Thanks again!

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

Loreal,

Since highlighting is a visual thing, and may not serve a screenreader purpose, the answer may not be forthcoming from this list, and a web search might prove more fruitful for you.

Glenn

 

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 1:34 PM

Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

That was what I did and my client said the following:  “Good job with the yellow, girl! One thing though, it’s not the text we make yellow. We just use the highlight tool to highlight the normal text yellow. Does that make sense?”

 

Based off that comment it sounds like there’s something else that needs to be done here.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

If you select the words, then use the application key or shift+F10, then hit f for font, tab to Color which is automatic by default and arrow down to standard colors.  And right arrow to yellow and hit enter then tab to OK and hit enter.

The word below is the word yellow, in yellow.

 

Yellow

 

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

So here’s my challenge.  I am typing for a transcription client.  There are points in the text where a note needs to be normal text but the highlight is yellow, not necessarily the text color itself as yellow.  Does that make sense, and how do I go about doing this?  I’m using the latest version of JFW and Word 365.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal


moderated Re: MS Word and highlighting question

Glenn / Lenny
 

We learn something new every day!
This is a good example of messages I keep in my inbox, and later when I need to do this, I will search my inbox for the word highlight in the subject.
Glenn

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 1:47 PM
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

Here is the way to do this with Jaws.

 

Select the text you want to highlight in yellow.

Then tap the following three keys speparately, alt, h, i.

The default highlight is Yellow so just hit enter.

Now, because it is a visual thing, Jaws will not report the highlight color, at least, I have not found a way to get Jaws to say squat about the highlight.

To remove the highlight, you simply repeat the steps above.  It is a toggle.

 

My sighted wife help me figure this out.

HTH,

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:43 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

Thank you very much.  I totally understand highlighting is a visual thing and am trying to do a web search on this point presently.  Thanks again!

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Glenn / Lenny
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

Loreal,

Since highlighting is a visual thing, and may not serve a screenreader purpose, the answer may not be forthcoming from this list, and a web search might prove more fruitful for you.

Glenn

 

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

Sent: Monday, March 01, 2021 1:34 PM

Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

That was what I did and my client said the following:  “Good job with the yellow, girl! One thing though, it’s not the text we make yellow. We just use the highlight tool to highlight the normal text yellow. Does that make sense?”

 

Based off that comment it sounds like there’s something else that needs to be done here.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

If you select the words, then use the application key or shift+F10, then hit f for font, tab to Color which is automatic by default and arrow down to standard colors.  And right arrow to yellow and hit enter then tab to OK and hit enter.

The word below is the word yellow, in yellow.

 

Yellow

 

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

So here’s my challenge.  I am typing for a transcription client.  There are points in the text where a note needs to be normal text but the highlight is yellow, not necessarily the text color itself as yellow.  Does that make sense, and how do I go about doing this?  I’m using the latest version of JFW and Word 365.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal


moderated Re: MS Word and highlighting question

Richard Turner
 

Yes, control+alt+h will do it, but the method of highlighting and then hitting alt, h, I at least confirms the color before you hit enter.

That way, if they get a notion to have you use a different color, you can.

 

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of NFB Lab 4
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:48 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

Select the text that you want to be highlighted. Press alt control H and it will do the job for you



On Mar 1, 2021, at 2:34 PM, Loreal Lavigna <loreallavigna@...> wrote:



That was what I did and my client said the following:  “Good job with the yellow, girl! One thing though, it’s not the text we make yellow. We just use the highlight tool to highlight the normal text yellow. Does that make sense?”

 

Based off that comment it sounds like there’s something else that needs to be done here.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

If you select the words, then use the application key or shift+F10, then hit f for font, tab to Color which is automatic by default and arrow down to standard colors.  And right arrow to yellow and hit enter then tab to OK and hit enter.

The word below is the word yellow, in yellow.

 

Yellow

 

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

So here’s my challenge.  I am typing for a transcription client.  There are points in the text where a note needs to be normal text but the highlight is yellow, not necessarily the text color itself as yellow.  Does that make sense, and how do I go about doing this?  I’m using the latest version of JFW and Word 365.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal


moderated Re: MS Word and highlighting question

NFB Lab 4
 

Select the text that you want to be highlighted. Press alt control H and it will do the job for you


On Mar 1, 2021, at 2:34 PM, Loreal Lavigna <loreallavigna@...> wrote:



That was what I did and my client said the following:  “Good job with the yellow, girl! One thing though, it’s not the text we make yellow. We just use the highlight tool to highlight the normal text yellow. Does that make sense?”

 

Based off that comment it sounds like there’s something else that needs to be done here.

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Richard Turner
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 2:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: MS Word and highlighting question

 

If you select the words, then use the application key or shift+F10, then hit f for font, tab to Color which is automatic by default and arrow down to standard colors.  And right arrow to yellow and hit enter then tab to OK and hit enter.

The word below is the word yellow, in yellow.

 

Yellow

 

 

 

Richard

 

Ralph's Observation:  It is a mistake to allow any mechanical object<>to realize that you are in a hurry.

 

 

My web site, www.turner42.com

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Loreal Lavigna
Sent: Monday, March 1, 2021 11:16 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: MS Word and highlighting question
Importance: High

 

So here’s my challenge.  I am typing for a transcription client.  There are points in the text where a note needs to be normal text but the highlight is yellow, not necessarily the text color itself as yellow.  Does that make sense, and how do I go about doing this?  I’m using the latest version of JFW and Word 365.

 

 

Sincerely,

Loreal Lavigna

General, Legal, Medical Transcriptionist

Phone:  (518)330-5188

E-Mail:  LorealLavigna@...

Website:  Click here for Transcripts By Loreal

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