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Re: E-Books and Jaws

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

there is a kindle converter to text which will enable you to read them with jaws on your computer.

contact me off list if you want the info and/or file I have on this.

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From: "Marsha" <marcatony@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 6:45 AM
Subject: E-Books and Jaws


Hi
I will try it this way. Are there any E-Book readers which you can use
with Jaws? If so What are they? Where would you find books? Thank you
very much.

Marsha


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Re: Skype: how to access the notifications in the system tray

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

sounds like you need to set your standard and accessibility alerts to the on position!

the mention of a not coming to you is in the Skype window, but there should be alert sounds and such that can be turned on.

if you need a sheet on this I think! stress the think I have one.

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Holger Fiallo" <holgerfiallo@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 4:08 AM
Subject: Re: Skype: how to access the notifications in the system tray


what I suggest you get skypetalking will let you know who is coming or going. Do not know about the next question.

-----Original Message-----
From: Hamid Hamraz
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:52 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Skype: how to access the notifications in the system tray

It works only for the Skype main window. What about Skype notifications (for
instance when somebody iM me)?
----- Original Message -----
From: "Holger Fiallo" <holgerfiallo@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 2:08 PM
Subject: Re: Skype: how to access the notifications in the system tray


insert f11 will do it. Use right arrow to find skype

-----Original Message-----
From: Hamid Hamraz
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 2:58 AM
To: JFW
Subject: Skype: how to access the notifications in the system tray

Hi all,

I'd like to be able to hear and access the Skype notifications within the system tray. I am specially concerned with IM arrival and friends going on/offline notifications.

Cheers,

Hamid
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Re: Jaws and Kindle.

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

looks like blind geek zone or blind access help or one of the tech lists question it would seem James

blind geek zone Subscribe:
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laters,
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dorothy" <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 3:35 AM
Subject: RE: Jaws and Kindle.


James I know little of kindle but had problems with jaws and did a tandem
link up with david whitehead on Monday putting time back to august 7, and
adding jaws 11 to my jaws 12, since then my posts have not reached the list
I have tried the Test messages from this windows 7 and from my xp laptop but
they are not reaching the list, both machines have jaws 12 on and jaws 11, I
have tried the normal way of getting to you and support but not had any
response hence most relieved to see you are on the list. sorry to interupt
the kindle response it is jaws I am dealing with first and formost regards
dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of James Homuth
Sent: 17 August 2011 03:16
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: Jaws and Kindle.

I'm still looking for what this has to do with JAWS.

James,
List Admin

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Ann byrne
Sent: August-16-11 10:08 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: Jaws and Kindle.

My daughter reads text files on her Kindle.
At 08:22 PM 8/16/2011, you wrote:
yes they're only available from Amazon, as far as I know. You may be
able to borrow books from the public library soon though - it's in the
works at least in Canada.

At 12:14 PM 8/16/2011, you wrote:
HI
I have a couple of questions about the Kindle. Where can you get
books?
Are they only available from Amazon? Thanks

Marsha


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Re: JAWS 12 and the transition from XP Home to Windows 7

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

hi,

if you can follow and accept a few facts it should be fairly simple, with a few rough spots to get used to.

the first and biggest thing to get used to is there is no "classic view" anymore, your moving forward, you can't use the old stuff any more (view and program layout wise"
second thing, when you hit the windows key, you land in a search box, this search box is your biggest friend on windows 7!

this is how to fast find most things on your computer, you can type in a partial or full word here and windows uses smart matching to find things that match, if you down arrow you find the list of things and if you enter on one, you start it/go there.

for the rest, I will refer you to the excellent podcasts on the blind geek zone site and several written texts and other pod casts by telling you to go to my grab bag site and at a minimum grabbing the windows tutorials package that is offered to folks in the upper set of links just under the navigation links of the site.
http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com

it has several written tutorials, and a list of addresses to places like Blind-Geek-Zone and blind cool tech.

just under that are a few more downloads, one that is very useful is the windows 7 help notes collection, which is just that, a collection of notes and Emails from a number of lists.
its a collection of the "where did they put that's", "what there calling it now's", and "how do I do this in w7's".

most are listed by the prime function of it (I.E. if its about display's, its display, how to change...; and if its about networking, it should either be under homegroup, or networking, so you can first letter navigate to the desired item)
there are a lot of hints there and some duplications, its unsorted, and I am on 14 different lists so I get a lot of hints from all over the web.

HTH,
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave Mitchell" <mitch@...>
To: "Jaws List" <jfw@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 9:35 AM
Subject: JAWS 12 and the transition from XP Home to Windows 7


Greetings: The day may come when I need to make the switch from my current XP Home to a Windows 7 machine.
A Geezer and set in my ways, will this be a smooth transition or are there new formats, layouts and the like one must learn?
Thanks for any feedback from those of you who have made the jump.
Best Wishes, Mitch
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Re: [Bulk] Question on activation count

Dave...
 

Gerald,

I think the initial install of JAWS 8 from your CD to a clean drive would of
course consume an activation. However updating to JAWS 9 with JAWS 8 already
installed an activated should not consume an activation.

Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gerald Levy" <bwaylimited@...>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 14:32
Subject: [Bulk] Re: Question on activation count



On a related subject, here's something I have been wondering about. I
originally installed JAWS 8 on my computer with the CD, and upgraded to JAWS
9 from the FS web site, because my original SMA allowed for one version
upgrade. JAWS 9 is currently my default version. Suppose my hard drive
failed and after a new hard drive is installed along with the Windows OS, I
reinstall JAWS 8 again using the CD. Would I still be able to upgrade to
JAWS 9 again under the original SMA? Or would JAWS 9 run only in demo mode
after I install it again from the FS web site? I assume that I would need
at least two activations to reinstall JAWS 8 and then JAWS 9. I'm asking
this just in case.

Gerald


----- Original Message -----
From: "David" <davidwhitehead1957@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:41 PM
Subject: RE: Question on activation count


Hello there;

No, you will only receive 3
Regardless of which version you use,


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:29 PM
To: Jaws users e-mail list
Subject: Question on activation count

Hi, all.

I'm between computers here, and have a question about Jaws activation
counts.

I know I could call FS about this, but figured I might get a quicker
answer
from the list.

Regarding activations, does a single-license Jaws user like myself have a
given number of activations for each separate version of Jaws, or is the
allotted number of 3 activations constant across all versions of Jaws
collectively?

I am getting a couple of new computers set up for both office and home,
and

am trying to figure out how best to proceed, while still keeping an older
Windows XP machine around as a back-up in case that is needed as well.

I have Jaws 12, but a few earlier versions of Jaws that I could probably
use if neded, if that would give me more activations to work with.

Thanks!

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Re: Question on activation count

Gerald Levy
 

On a related subject, here's something I have been wondering about. I originally installed JAWS 8 on my computer with the CD, and upgraded to JAWS 9 from the FS web site, because my original SMA allowed for one version upgrade. JAWS 9 is currently my default version. Suppose my hard drive failed and after a new hard drive is installed along with the Windows OS, I reinstall JAWS 8 again using the CD. Would I still be able to upgrade to JAWS 9 again under the original SMA? Or would JAWS 9 run only in demo mode after I install it again from the FS web site? I assume that I would need at least two activations to reinstall JAWS 8 and then JAWS 9. I'm asking this just in case.

Gerald

----- Original Message -----
From: "David" <davidwhitehead1957@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:41 PM
Subject: RE: Question on activation count


Hello there;

No, you will only receive 3
Regardless of which version you use,


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:29 PM
To: Jaws users e-mail list
Subject: Question on activation count

Hi, all.

I'm between computers here, and have a question about Jaws activation
counts.

I know I could call FS about this, but figured I might get a quicker answer
from the list.

Regarding activations, does a single-license Jaws user like myself have a
given number of activations for each separate version of Jaws, or is the
allotted number of 3 activations constant across all versions of Jaws
collectively?

I am getting a couple of new computers set up for both office and home, and

am trying to figure out how best to proceed, while still keeping an older
Windows XP machine around as a back-up in case that is needed as well.

I have Jaws 12, but a few earlier versions of Jaws that I could probably
use if neded, if that would give me more activations to work with.

Thanks!

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Re: [Bulk] JAWS and Negativity

Dave...
 

Spence,

You're absolutely right. However many of these aspects that you cite have
been part of JAWS a few major revisions back.

However the more irritating point is that in subsequent major and minor
revisions, that functions and applications that used to work stop working.

Follow that with the focus tends to be adding new whiz-bang features instead
of fixing what they broke.

Well you have to understand that I get a little testy about that.

No doubt JAWS is very helpful and very necessary -- but also very critical
to our lives and jobs and it cannot be compromised with sloppy software
quality control.

Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Spencer McLean" <smclean@...>
To: <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 13:42
Subject: [Bulk] Re: JAWS and Negativity


Wooops. I meant Shift+JAWSKey+V. CTRL+JAWSKey+V is actually nto very
helpful at all. *Snicker*


On Thu, 18 Aug 2011, Spencer McLean wrote:

Hi Everyone:

Since joining this list about a week ago, I've noticed a great deal
of negativity about JAWS. I don't want to downplay its problems
-- it has a few. And it seems like many on this list have encountered more
difficulties than I have which, naturally, puts one in a gloomier frame of
mind, not only with regard to the application itself but also to its
future.
Yes, JAWS's pricetag is waaay too high, its scripts are meager, its
glitchiness is frustrating, its documentation is lackluster, its tendency
not to do what you set it to do is legendary... But... It has some pretty
awesome features as well.

- navigating via SelectAGraphic/Paragraph/Heading features have
- revolutionized the way I read webpages. Experience with these can get me
- to the content faster than sighted people, provided that I'm at least
- passingly familiar with the website in question. SelectAParagraph is
- probably my favorite feature in JAWS. Go to any News site, click on an
- article and tell me that SelectAParagraph doesn't rock. You avoid all
the
- mess and get right to the targeted content. For me, it's almost replaced
- placemarkers which were never reliable anyway given the rate at which
- webpages are redesigned.

- Personalized settings for webpage? Fantastic! I hate inline frames. If
- there are any Slate Magazine fans on this list, having to bump over that
- stupid Facebook inline frame to read articles drove me bunkers until I
- found out how to turn that off in CTRL+JAWSKey+V. And Slate. Com isn't
the
- only site that puts that Facebook inline in inconvenient places. And for
- those like me who've been all-but-driven to madness by SayAll's
obsessive
- need to vocalize Same-Page links on Wikipedia pages, you can turn that
- off under the Links branch in personalized settings. And the best part
is
- that you can customize these settings for individual websites.

- Finally, some of the navigation keys are pretty sweet. Visited links is
- the most useful, for me. Going right to that spot you typically visit
and
- hitting enter, so click. Going right to placemarkers on webpages that
- don't update a lot? Nice. Jumping to lines on a page? Paging through
- paragraphs? I use them all to get through the mess.

My intention is not to chastise. Like I mentioned above, JAWS has
its problems and its important to point them; I recognize that. So for all
of you who've held Freedom Scientific to account over JAWS's issues, I
raise
my glass to you. But it has some pretty amazing navigational features as
well and I don't want that to be forgotten in the din.

Cheers,
Spence

PS: Does anyone know if the JAWS developers have any intentions of
implementing that Voiceover-in-Safari feature for the Mac which keeps all
webpage menus closed until you click on them to open them? If that
wouldn't
clean up web browsing for Jaws in IE or Firefox...

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Re: JAWS and Negativity

David <davidwhitehead1957@...>
 

Hello there;

Well,
Regarding all of the things you talk about, this is all well and good,
However, when we pay big bucks for a program, latest and greatest, do you
not think, that, one would be able to use excel without annoying problems?
Not sure if you no, however, this is what office people do.
So, using jaws in your personal life needs to keep people employed,and
competitive.
I won't go on with a rant.

Glad your happy though.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Spencer McLean
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:39 PM
To: jfw@...
Subject: JAWS and Negativity

Hi Everyone:

Since joining this list about a week ago, I've noticed a great deal
of negativity about JAWS. I don't want to downplay its problems
-- it has a few. And it seems like many on this list have encountered more
difficulties than I have which, naturally, puts one in a gloomier frame of
mind, not only with regard to the application itself but also to its future.

Yes, JAWS's pricetag is waaay too high, its scripts are meager, its
glitchiness is frustrating, its documentation is lackluster, its tendency
not to do what you set it to do is legendary... But... It has some pretty
awesome features as well.

- navigating via SelectAGraphic/Paragraph/Heading features have
- revolutionized the way I read webpages. Experience with these can get me
- to the content faster than sighted people, provided that I'm at least
- passingly familiar with the website in question. SelectAParagraph is
- probably my favorite feature in JAWS. Go to any News site, click on an
- article and tell me that SelectAParagraph doesn't rock. You avoid all
the
- mess and get right to the targeted content. For me, it's almost replaced
- placemarkers which were never reliable anyway given the rate at which
- webpages are redesigned.

- Personalized settings for webpage? Fantastic! I hate inline frames. If
- there are any Slate Magazine fans on this list, having to bump over that
- stupid Facebook inline frame to read articles drove me bunkers until I
- found out how to turn that off in CTRL+JAWSKey+V. And Slate. Com isn't
the
- only site that puts that Facebook inline in inconvenient places. And for
- those like me who've been all-but-driven to madness by SayAll's
obsessive
- need to vocalize Same-Page links on Wikipedia pages, you can turn that
- off under the Links branch in personalized settings. And the best part
is
- that you can customize these settings for individual websites.

- Finally, some of the navigation keys are pretty sweet. Visited links is
- the most useful, for me. Going right to that spot you typically visit
and
- hitting enter, so click. Going right to placemarkers on webpages that
- don't update a lot? Nice. Jumping to lines on a page? Paging through
- paragraphs? I use them all to get through the mess.

My intention is not to chastise. Like I mentioned above, JAWS has
its problems and its important to point them; I recognize that. So for all
of you who've held Freedom Scientific to account over JAWS's issues, I raise
my glass to you. But it has some pretty amazing navigational features as
well and I don't want that to be forgotten in the din.

Cheers,
Spence

PS: Does anyone know if the JAWS developers have any intentions of
implementing that Voiceover-in-Safari feature for the Mac which keeps all
webpage menus closed until you click on them to open them? If that wouldn't
clean up web browsing for Jaws in IE or Firefox...


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Re: JAWS and Negativity

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Wooops. I meant Shift+JAWSKey+V. CTRL+JAWSKey+V is actually nto very helpful at all. *Snicker*

On Thu, 18 Aug 2011, Spencer McLean wrote:

Hi Everyone:

Since joining this list about a week ago, I've noticed a great deal
of negativity about JAWS. I don't want to downplay its problems
-- it has a few. And it seems like many on this list have encountered more
difficulties than I have which, naturally, puts one in a gloomier frame of
mind, not only with regard to the application itself but also to its future. Yes, JAWS's pricetag is waaay too high, its scripts are meager, its
glitchiness is frustrating, its documentation is lackluster, its tendency
not to do what you set it to do is legendary... But... It has some pretty
awesome features as well.

- navigating via SelectAGraphic/Paragraph/Heading features have
- revolutionized the way I read webpages. Experience with these can get me
- to the content faster than sighted people, provided that I'm at least
- passingly familiar with the website in question. SelectAParagraph is
- probably my favorite feature in JAWS. Go to any News site, click on an
- article and tell me that SelectAParagraph doesn't rock. You avoid all the
- mess and get right to the targeted content. For me, it's almost replaced
- placemarkers which were never reliable anyway given the rate at which
- webpages are redesigned.

- Personalized settings for webpage? Fantastic! I hate inline frames. If
- there are any Slate Magazine fans on this list, having to bump over that
- stupid Facebook inline frame to read articles drove me bunkers until I
- found out how to turn that off in CTRL+JAWSKey+V. And Slate. Com isn't the
- only site that puts that Facebook inline in inconvenient places. And for
- those like me who've been all-but-driven to madness by SayAll's obsessive
- need to vocalize Same-Page links on Wikipedia pages, you can turn that
- off under the Links branch in personalized settings. And the best part is
- that you can customize these settings for individual websites.

- Finally, some of the navigation keys are pretty sweet. Visited links is
- the most useful, for me. Going right to that spot you typically visit and
- hitting enter, so click. Going right to placemarkers on webpages that
- don't update a lot? Nice. Jumping to lines on a page? Paging through
- paragraphs? I use them all to get through the mess.

My intention is not to chastise. Like I mentioned above, JAWS has
its problems and its important to point them; I recognize that. So for all
of you who've held Freedom Scientific to account over JAWS's issues, I raise
my glass to you. But it has some pretty amazing navigational features as
well and I don't want that to be forgotten in the din.

Cheers,
Spence

PS: Does anyone know if the JAWS developers have any intentions of
implementing that Voiceover-in-Safari feature for the Mac which keeps all
webpage menus closed until you click on them to open them? If that wouldn't
clean up web browsing for Jaws in IE or Firefox...

Re: Question on activation count

David <davidwhitehead1957@...>
 

Hello there;

No, you will only receive 3
Regardless of which version you use,

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Tom Behler
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 4:29 PM
To: Jaws users e-mail list
Subject: Question on activation count

Hi, all.

I'm between computers here, and have a question about Jaws activation
counts.

I know I could call FS about this, but figured I might get a quicker answer
from the list.

Regarding activations, does a single-license Jaws user like myself have a
given number of activations for each separate version of Jaws, or is the
allotted number of 3 activations constant across all versions of Jaws
collectively?

I am getting a couple of new computers set up for both office and home, and

am trying to figure out how best to proceed, while still keeping an older
Windows XP machine around as a back-up in case that is needed as well.

I have Jaws 12, but a few earlier versions of Jaws that I could probably
use if neded, if that would give me more activations to work with.

Thanks!

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JAWS and Negativity

Spencer McLean <smclean@...>
 

Hi Everyone:

Since joining this list about a week ago, I've noticed a great deal
of negativity about JAWS. I don't want to downplay its problems
-- it has a few. And it seems like many on this list have encountered more
difficulties than I have which, naturally, puts one in a gloomier frame of
mind, not only with regard to the application itself but also to its future. Yes, JAWS's pricetag is waaay too high, its scripts are meager, its
glitchiness is frustrating, its documentation is lackluster, its tendency
not to do what you set it to do is legendary... But... It has some pretty
awesome features as well.

- navigating via SelectAGraphic/Paragraph/Heading features have
- revolutionized the way I read webpages. Experience with these can get me
- to the content faster than sighted people, provided that I'm at least
- passingly familiar with the website in question. SelectAParagraph is
- probably my favorite feature in JAWS. Go to any News site, click on an
- article and tell me that SelectAParagraph doesn't rock. You avoid all the
- mess and get right to the targeted content. For me, it's almost replaced
- placemarkers which were never reliable anyway given the rate at which
- webpages are redesigned.

- Personalized settings for webpage? Fantastic! I hate inline frames. If
- there are any Slate Magazine fans on this list, having to bump over that
- stupid Facebook inline frame to read articles drove me bunkers until I
- found out how to turn that off in CTRL+JAWSKey+V. And Slate. Com isn't the
- only site that puts that Facebook inline in inconvenient places. And for
- those like me who've been all-but-driven to madness by SayAll's obsessive
- need to vocalize Same-Page links on Wikipedia pages, you can turn that
- off under the Links branch in personalized settings. And the best part is
- that you can customize these settings for individual websites.

- Finally, some of the navigation keys are pretty sweet. Visited links is
- the most useful, for me. Going right to that spot you typically visit and
- hitting enter, so click. Going right to placemarkers on webpages that
- don't update a lot? Nice. Jumping to lines on a page? Paging through
- paragraphs? I use them all to get through the mess.

My intention is not to chastise. Like I mentioned above, JAWS has
its problems and its important to point them; I recognize that. So for all
of you who've held Freedom Scientific to account over JAWS's issues, I raise
my glass to you. But it has some pretty amazing navigational features as
well and I don't want that to be forgotten in the din.

Cheers,
Spence

PS: Does anyone know if the JAWS developers have any intentions of
implementing that Voiceover-in-Safari feature for the Mac which keeps all
webpage menus closed until you click on them to open them? If that wouldn't
clean up web browsing for Jaws in IE or Firefox...

Question on activation count

Tom Behler
 

Hi, all.

I'm between computers here, and have a question about Jaws activation counts.

I know I could call FS about this, but figured I might get a quicker answer from the list.

Regarding activations, does a single-license Jaws user like myself have a given number of activations for each separate version of Jaws, or is the allotted number of 3 activations constant across all versions of Jaws collectively?

I am getting a couple of new computers set up for both office and home, and am trying to figure out how best to proceed, while still keeping an older Windows XP machine around as a back-up in case that is needed as well.

I have Jaws 12, but a few earlier versions of Jaws that I could probably use if neded, if that would give me more activations to work with.

Thanks!

Tom from Michigan

Re: Jaws 12 question - Jaws unresponsive to keystrokes while infolder and link lists

inthane <inthaneelf@...>
 

go back to jaws 11.0.1476 and let 12 sit and stew

that's what I am doing, something like five updates and 12 is still not working correctly. what a waist!

laters,
elf
. Moderator, Blind Access Help.
. Owner: Alacorn Computer Enterprises
"own the might and majesty of an alacorn"
www.alacorncomputer.com
. proprietor: Inthane's Grab Bag
for blind computer users and Programmers!
http://grabbag.alacorncomputer.com

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dorothy" <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Tuesday, August 16, 2011 10:27 AM
Subject: RE: Jaws 12 question - Jaws unresponsive to keystrokes while infolder and link lists


I note you are using high contrast settings, and I think even if you have
professional equipment you will have problem with xp, I used to get around
it by running lunar a product from another stable, I find using windows 7
it is much easier. I have actually removed lunar from my xp laptop just
take care not to use high contrast, the laptop has little resources but has
kept going for over 6years and as it is a secondary machine just put up
with it, is there a reason you need high contrast settings I wonder regards

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Murray Peat
Sent: 15 August 2011 07:32
To: jfw@...
Subject: Jaws 12 question - Jaws unresponsive to keystrokes while in folder
and link lists

Hi people, my apologies if this has already been asked.
I recently upgraded from Jaws 11 pro to Jaws 12 pro. I am operating on xp
professional and use high contrast settings.

One of the first things I noticed with Jaws 12 is that when I am in a folder

list in say outlook Jaws continues with its narrative even when I press the
letter of the folder I wish to go to such as J for junk email. This happens
on all applications and is of particular annoyance when I use f7 on the net
to bring up the links list. When I hit a key to find a certain link Jaws
still continues to read the link it is on and shows no haste in updating to
the new link.

I can get around this by using the control key to silence Jaws then I can
hit the first letter of the link or folder I want and this does the trick
however it is an extreme annoyance and slows things down for me.

Does anyone know of a fix for this or is this just a new feature on Jaws 12
and I am stuck with it.

I have all the latest Jaws 12 updates on my system so as far as I know there

is no outstanding update available to help.

I sent a request to Freedom Scientific however have not heard back thus far.

Thanks kindly
Murray



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Re: IE 9

Adi Kushnir <adikushnir@...>
 

Hi,
Yes, I doo as well.

Adi.

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On Behalf Of Holger Fiallo
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 11:07 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support mailing list
Subject: IE 9

Hi, all
Does anyone have problem closing IE 9 with alt f4? I have to do it twice
sometimes to close it.
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Re: ITunes again

Dave...
 

Dan,

"try to make it work"...Are you also able to use ITunes 10.4 with Windows 7?
If so, with or without the BlindTunes scripts?
Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dan Kerstetter" <dhk457@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:42
Subject: RE: ITunes again


I would try going back to the newer version of iTunes and try to make it
work somehow.

Dan


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:58 AM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: ITunes again

Hi,

I uninstalled 10.4 and installed 10.3 along with the scrips that was sent to
me. Here's the message I get.

iTunes

The file "iTunes Library.itl" cannot be read because it was created by

a newer version of iTunes.

OK

What does that mean and what should I do?

Thanks.





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Re: [Bulk] new jaws build

Dave...
 

Ambrose,

You're welcome to unsubscribe at any time. Visit the web site and follow the
instructions. You will have to remember your E-Mail address.


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to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Ambrose" <ambroselh@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 9:15
Subject: RE: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


I was writing too the person who was giving someone hell for asking about
skype which was a technical issue, and I get tired of the product bashing
but when I try too unsubscribe it doesn't work, so if you were not the
person who was being a jerk about skype sorry

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of ckrugman@...
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:01 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

there is a difference between talking about technical issues and product
bashing.
Chuck
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ambrose" <ambroselh@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:19 PM
Subject: RE: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


There is no reason too be a jerk if you don't want too hear people
debate
and talk out jaws issues unsubscribe and go be a jerk somewhere else

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Holger Fiallo
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 9:13 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

If you do not do not. I think this argument is getting longer. We have
choices to purchase or not.

-----Original Message-----
From: Farfar on Nokia N95
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:37 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

Well, I for one am just a bit attached to my studio computer. Not to
mention

that my employer uses PCs for all their engineers. Reasons enough for you?

Dave Carlson
Produced on a Nokia N95 using Nuance TALKS screen-reading software.

-original message-
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build
From: "Karen Hughes" <khughes8@...>
Date: 07-25-2011 16:20

why would anyone want to buy any more jaws upgrades when we can buy apple
and not be subject to these expensive upgrades and jaws in future. karen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dorothy" <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:07 PM
Subject: RE: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


I cannot think why they have not fixed that, I am sure it must have been
raised at every exhibition and Convention and all your emails to fs, Jaws
13
may be months away and not everyone will want to buy it regards Dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Farfar on Laptop
Sent: 25 July 2011 20:30
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

...and a lot of hooey it is, as well. Still waiting for my Excel fixes to
magically appear.

Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my
comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But
I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adi Kushnir" <adikushnir@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 12:27
Subject: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


Build 1169 just pooshed out like 10 minuts ago.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 10:11 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: new jaws build

Never mind, hopped over to fs and answered my own question.
Peace!



www.BlindAccessTraining.com

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: 25 July, 2011 12:07 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: new jaws build

Hi,

I haven't been keeping up with this cuzz jfw 12 has been a mess here and
there but can someone verify the latest build? Is it 11 69?

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Re: ITunes again

Dan Kerstetter <dhk457@...>
 

I would try going back to the newer version of iTunes and try to make it
work somehow.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 2:58 AM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: ITunes again

Hi,

I uninstalled 10.4 and installed 10.3 along with the scrips that was sent to
me. Here's the message I get.

iTunes

The file "iTunes Library.itl" cannot be read because it was created by

a newer version of iTunes.

OK

What does that mean and what should I do?

Thanks.





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Re: [Bulk] new jaws build

Ambrose <ambroselh@...>
 

I was writing too the person who was giving someone hell for asking about
skype which was a technical issue, and I get tired of the product bashing
but when I try too unsubscribe it doesn't work, so if you were not the
person who was being a jerk about skype sorry

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of ckrugman@...
Sent: Thursday, August 18, 2011 10:01 AM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

there is a difference between talking about technical issues and product
bashing.
Chuck
----- Original Message -----
From: "Ambrose" <ambroselh@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:19 PM
Subject: RE: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


There is no reason too be a jerk if you don't want too hear people
debate
and talk out jaws issues unsubscribe and go be a jerk somewhere else

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@... [mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Holger Fiallo
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 9:13 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

If you do not do not. I think this argument is getting longer. We have
choices to purchase or not.

-----Original Message-----
From: Farfar on Nokia N95
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:37 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

Well, I for one am just a bit attached to my studio computer. Not to
mention

that my employer uses PCs for all their engineers. Reasons enough for you?

Dave Carlson
Produced on a Nokia N95 using Nuance TALKS screen-reading software.

-original message-
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build
From: "Karen Hughes" <khughes8@...>
Date: 07-25-2011 16:20

why would anyone want to buy any more jaws upgrades when we can buy apple
and not be subject to these expensive upgrades and jaws in future. karen

----- Original Message -----
From: "Dorothy" <dorothy.ingram-gorban@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 6:07 PM
Subject: RE: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


I cannot think why they have not fixed that, I am sure it must have been
raised at every exhibition and Convention and all your emails to fs, Jaws
13
may be months away and not everyone will want to buy it regards Dorothy

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of Farfar on Laptop
Sent: 25 July 2011 20:30
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build

...and a lot of hooey it is, as well. Still waiting for my Excel fixes to
magically appear.

Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my
comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But
I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adi Kushnir" <adikushnir@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 12:27
Subject: [Bulk] RE: new jaws build


Build 1169 just pooshed out like 10 minuts ago.

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: Monday, July 25, 2011 10:11 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: new jaws build

Never mind, hopped over to fs and answered my own question.
Peace!



www.BlindAccessTraining.com

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@...
[mailto:jfw-bounces@...]
On Behalf Of kimsan
Sent: 25 July, 2011 12:07 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: new jaws build

Hi,

I haven't been keeping up with this cuzz jfw 12 has been a mess here and
there but can someone verify the latest build? Is it 11 69?

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Re: [Bulk] ITunes again

Dave...
 

Kimsan,

Stick with 10.3 and just delete the library file from your My Documents
folder. Mine was in the "My Music" subfolder.

ITunes will just create a new library file when you next launch it.

Loreal and Nickus are successful in using 10.4 on their systems with or
without the scripts, but most of the beta testers have had serious problems
with 10.4 and the latest scripts on Windows 7 in particular. That's why I'm
steering you away from that for now. Like me, you want to use ITunes, and
not test new script code.

Dave Carlson
From my Dell Latitude 630, currently not nearly close enough for my comfort
to my Audio Recording and Mixing Studios, San Francisco Bay Area. But I'll
try to remedy that situation.

----- Original Message -----
From: "kimsan" <kimsansong@...>
To: "'The Jaws for Windows support list.'" <jfw@...>
Sent: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 23:57
Subject: [Bulk] ITunes again


Hi,

I uninstalled 10.4 and installed 10.3 along with the scrips that was sent to
me. Here's the message I get.

iTunes

The file "iTunes Library.itl" cannot be read because it was created by

a newer version of iTunes.

OK

What does that mean and what should I do?

Thanks.





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