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moderated Updating My Version of excel

brian albriton
 

How do I check for updates for my version of excel?

Brian

 


moderated FS renewal portal

Marty Hutchings
 

I have been trying to take advantage of the 20% reduction in price for renewing my JAWS subscription, but I can't seem to get past the log in screen.  I even reset my pass word, but still no joy.  The odd thing is that I am able to get to the page where I can choose between the 1, 3, or 5 year plans, but when I make my choice, by hitting Space on the Order button, I can't get to the payment page to complete the order.  Has anyone else had a problem with their renewal?


moderated Re: How do I get to the audio description track in VLC?

JM Casey
 

I’m not positive, but I’m pretty sure you’d change audio tracks the same way you would in a single container file (avi, mkv, etc). Have you tried the track option from the audio menu?

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Kevin Minor
Sent: July 25, 2020 1:23 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: How do I get to the audio description track in VLC?

 

Hi.

 

My girlfriend gave me two DVDs to listen to. I’m wondering how to get to the AD track?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Kevin, my girlfriend Valerie, and furry Jilly


moderated Re: saved documents in word

Justin Williams
 

It somehow ended up in a scattered file or something.  AIRa and I figured that out.

 

Some sort of a strange ending to it.

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of john.falter via groups.io
Sent: Saturday, July 25, 2020 12:18 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: saved documents in word

 

How did you get the missing 2/3 of the text?

On 7/24/2020 2:19 PM, Justin Williams wrote:

No, I'm not using one drive.

 

I did manage to recover about two thirds of the texts.

 

I would like ot get the rest.

 

I'll probably have to call Microsoft

Justin

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@...] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 1:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: saved documents in word

 

Are you using OneDrive. You can try doing a right mouse click on the file name and see if you can restore a previous version. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Justin Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:21 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: saved documents in word

 

All my text in a word document disappeared.  As there anyway to recover the previous saved version?

 

 

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moderated How do I get to the AD track on a DVD in VLC?

Kevin Minor
 

Hi.

 

Subject says it all. I’m new to this program, and I’m not sure what to do.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Kevin, my girlfriend Valerie, and furry Jilly


moderated Re: saved documents in word

john.falter
 

How did you get the missing 2/3 of the text?

On 7/24/2020 2:19 PM, Justin Williams wrote:

No, I'm not using one drive.

 

I did manage to recover about two thirds of the texts.

 

I would like ot get the rest.

 

I'll probably have to call Microsoft

Justin

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@...] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 1:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: saved documents in word

 

Are you using OneDrive. You can try doing a right mouse click on the file name and see if you can restore a previous version. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Justin Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:21 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: saved documents in word

 

All my text in a word document disappeared.  As there anyway to recover the previous saved version?

 

 

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moderated Re: Cross posting here

netbat66
 

i think this setting is in the computer bios.
on my gigabyte desktop its called on/off charge. this is a feature. grin this is so you can charge your smart phone etc. when the computer is off from the u s b ports.

-----Original Message-----
From: Michael Munn
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 8:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io ; Tech4theblind@groups.io
Subject: Cross posting here


hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off?
I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer when I put my computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?
Hope to hear from you.
Best regards
Michael Munn


moderated Re: Cross posting here

David Ingram
 

Did you check the settings on your old computer and then check the settings on the new computer to see whether they match or here's another question, is the operating system the same or different?

-----Original Message-----
From: Richard Turner
Sent: Jul 24, 2020 10:59 PM
To: "main@jfw.groups.io"
Subject: Re: Cross posting here

Which braille display?




Richard
"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

On Jul 24, 2020, at 8:53 PM, Michael Munn <michaelrbms@...> wrote:


hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off? 
I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer  when I put my  computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection  when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?
Hope to hear from you.
Best regards 
Michael Munn 


moderated How do I get to the audio description track in VLC?

Kevin Minor
 

Hi.

 

My girlfriend gave me two DVDs to listen to. I’m wondering how to get to the AD track?

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Kevin, my girlfriend Valerie, and furry Jilly


moderated Re: Cross posting here

Michael Munn
 

Ok thanks so much. 
Best regards 
Michael Munn. 
P.S I never anticipate that new computer can have configuration like this enabled that i never knew. 
Thanks again Bill for your kind  help. 
Best regards 
Michael munn 

JAWS Certified, 2019

Member: Virginia Association of Blind Students National Federation of the Blind of Virginia 

www.nfbv.org

Student of: Hadley Institute of the Blind 

www.hadley.edu



On Fri, Jul 24, 2020 at 11:59 PM Richard Turner <richardturner42@...> wrote:
Which braille display?




Richard
"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

On Jul 24, 2020, at 8:53 PM, Michael Munn <michaelrbms@...> wrote:


hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off? 
I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer  when I put my  computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection  when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?
Hope to hear from you.
Best regards 
Michael Munn 


moderated Re: Cross posting here

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Michael.

Enable / Disable Power Saving on USB Ports

 

1. Press the Windows key + R to open the Run box. Type devmgmt.msc and press Enter.

2. When the Device Manager window opens, expand the Universal Serial Bus controllers branch, then right-click the USB Root Hub device and select Properties.

3. Click the Power Management tab. If you want USB ports to keep supplying power in sleep mode, just uncheck “Allow the computer to turn off this device to save power“. Or check it to let Windows turn off USB ports to save power.

4. Repeat steps 3 and 4 for all of the USB Root Hubs on the computer.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Michael Munn
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 8:53 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io; Tech4theblind@groups.io
Subject: Cross posting here

 

hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off? 

I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer  when I put my  computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection  when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?

Hope to hear from you.

Best regards 

Michael Munn 

 


moderated Re: Cross posting here

Richard Turner
 

Which braille display?




Richard
"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

On Jul 24, 2020, at 8:53 PM, Michael Munn <michaelrbms@...> wrote:


hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off? 
I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer  when I put my  computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection  when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?
Hope to hear from you.
Best regards 
Michael Munn 


moderated Cross posting here

Michael Munn
 

hi all, this is michael. I'm cross posting this time. Do any of you know how to configure your computer to turn your external keyboard off while the computer is off? 
I'm asking question like this is because Ever Since I got a new computer in January I begin to experience this issue. My Braille display won't turn off on my new computer  when I put my  computer to sleep while the Braille display is on USB connection. My Braille display turn itself off on my old computer while it's on USB Connection  when I put my old machine to sleep. I want to know what settings in the new computer that I need to adjust?
Hope to hear from you.
Best regards 
Michael Munn 


moderated Re: saved documents in word

Justin Williams
 

No, I'm not using one drive.

 

I did manage to recover about two thirds of the texts.

 

I would like ot get the rest.

 

I'll probably have to call Microsoft.

Justin

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via groups.io
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 1:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: saved documents in word

 

Are you using OneDrive. You can try doing a right mouse click on the file name and see if you can restore a previous version. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Justin Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:21 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: saved documents in word

 

All my text in a word document disappeared.  As there anyway to recover the previous saved version?

 

 

This communication may contain privileged and/or confidential information. It is intended solely for the use of the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are strictly prohibited from disclosing, copying, distributing or using any of this information. If you received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately and destroy the material in its entirety, whether electronic or hard copy. This communication may contain nonpublic personal information about consumers subject to the restrictions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. You may not directly or indirectly reuse or redisclose such information for any purpose other than to provide the services for which you are receiving the information.

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moderated Re: saved documents in word

Van Lant, Robin
 

Are you using OneDrive. You can try doing a right mouse click on the file name and see if you can restore a previous version. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Justin Williams
Sent: Wednesday, July 22, 2020 9:21 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: saved documents in word

 

All my text in a word document disappeared.  As there anyway to recover the previous saved version?

 

 

This communication may contain privileged and/or confidential information. It is intended solely for the use of the addressee. If you are not the intended recipient, you are strictly prohibited from disclosing, copying, distributing or using any of this information. If you received this communication in error, please contact the sender immediately and destroy the material in its entirety, whether electronic or hard copy. This communication may contain nonpublic personal information about consumers subject to the restrictions of the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act. You may not directly or indirectly reuse or redisclose such information for any purpose other than to provide the services for which you are receiving the information.

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moderated Re: Reading pdfs with confidence

David Kingsbury
 

Hi all,

 

When words run together using Acrobat Reader, this is a reading order problem and can be fixed most of the time. Hit Control Shift 5, and up or down arrow and hit enter on one of the other options to change the reading order. About 99 percent of the time this will fix the problem.

 

David

 


moderated Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

John Covici
 

So, did you ever try another keyboard?

On Fri, 24 Jul 2020 11:22:03 -0400,
David Reynolds wrote:

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Never seen that. It could be useful, but on this occasion, no dice,



David.



From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: 24 July 2020 13:54
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working



Here's a quick way to run Jaws 2020 with its default settings. This will determine if it's 1 of your settings that causing this or something else.

Hold down the, Insert key, then press the, spacebar, to activate the layered keystroke feature then press the letter, Z. This will temporarily bypass
your settings and put Jaws into it's factory default settings mode. This keystroke is a toggle so, press the key combination sequence again to go back
to your personal settings.

Temporary bypass using current User Settings and use JAWS factory default = Z.


Take care. Mike. Sent from my iBarstool. Go dodgers!

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

From: Timothy Appleby <mailto:timothy.appleby1701@gmail.com>

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

Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 5:15 AM

Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working



Hi there, have you sent your jobs back to factory settings, that could also help in some ways. I know that’s a pain in the butt, but however that might only be the only way to restore all your JAWS settings. I hope this helps.

Sent from Tim’s iPhone 8


On Jul 24, 2020, at 9:02 AM, David Reynolds <david@dkreynolds.plus.com <mailto:david@dkreynolds.plus.com> > wrote:



James,

Good idea, but same result,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> <main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> > On Behalf Of James Homuth
Sent: 24 July 2020 12:34
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Here’s a thought. Switch to the laptop keyboard layout and see if you can do it with capslock as the JAWS key. That’ll rule out if the problem is with your numpad 0.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> <main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> > On Behalf Of David Reynolds
Sent: July 24, 2020 6:25 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Other combinations work fine. When I press route jaws to pc, nothing happens, and jaws says nothing. However, it does switch on the jaws cursor.

Tried restarting jaws, and when that failed, restarted PC, all to no avail,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> <main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> > On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: 24 July 2020 01:29
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

It doesn’t sound crazy at all. Keyboards can short out very easily and that’s one of the primary symptoms – some of the keys will not work. A good reason not to eat and drink in front of your computer I guess *grins*…

But before we go there – what happens when you press jaws key + minus then? Does jaws announce anything? Or is it silent? DO other jaws key combinations work? What if you turn keyboard help on—can you use the combinationt hen?

Finally, you tried just restarting jaws and/or the computer?

From: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> <main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io> > On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: July 23, 2020 6:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

This might sound crazy, but test with another keyboard if you have an extra. I had a keyboard quit working with the Escape and numpad delete key. Different keyboard, back to working.

Regards:

Don Mauck | Senior Accessibility Evangelist | Accessibility Program Office | (APO)

303.334.4184

Don.mauck@oracle.com <mailto:Don.mauck@oracle.com>

From: David Reynolds <david@dkreynolds.plus.com <mailto:david@dkreynolds.plus.com> >
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <mailto:main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Using jaws key numpad minus to route jaws to pc is no longer working.

I’m using the latest version of JAWS, and I’m hoping that this is something I’ve messed up rather than a bug in jaws.

Very grateful for any help with this,

David.






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moderated Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Mike B
 


Are you saying the Layered commands don't work with your version of J2020?  If not, it sounds like you may have more problems than just the 1 you've asked about.

Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers!

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 8:22 AM
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Never seen that. It could be useful, but on this occasion, no dice,

 

David.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: 24 July 2020 13:54
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Here's a quick way to run Jaws 2020 with its default settings.  This will determine if it's 1 of your settings that causing this or something else.

Hold down the, Insert key, then press the, spacebar, to activate the layered keystroke feature then press the letter, Z.  This will temporarily bypass
your settings and put Jaws into it's factory default settings mode.  This keystroke is a toggle so, press the key combination sequence again to go back
to your personal settings.
 
Temporary bypass using current User Settings and use JAWS factory default = Z.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers!

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

Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 5:15 AM

Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Hi there, have you sent your jobs back to factory settings, that could also help in some ways. I know that’s a pain in the butt, but however that might only be the only way to restore all your JAWS settings. I hope this helps.

Sent from Tim’s iPhone 8


On Jul 24, 2020, at 9:02 AM, David Reynolds <david@...> wrote:



James,

Good idea, but same result,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of James Homuth
Sent: 24 July 2020 12:34
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Here’s a thought. Switch to the laptop keyboard layout and see if you can do it with capslock as the JAWS key. That’ll rule out if the problem is with your numpad 0.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Reynolds
Sent: July 24, 2020 6:25 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Other combinations work fine. When I press route jaws to pc, nothing happens, and jaws says nothing. However, it does switch on the jaws cursor.

Tried restarting jaws, and when that failed, restarted PC, all to no avail,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: 24 July 2020 01:29
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

It doesn’t sound crazy at all. Keyboards can short out very easily and that’s one of the primary symptoms – some of the keys will not work. A good reason not to eat and drink in front of your computer I guess *grins*…

But before we go there – what happens when you press jaws key + minus then? Does jaws announce anything? Or is it silent? DO other jaws key combinations work? What if you turn keyboard help on—can you use the combinationt hen?

Finally, you tried just restarting jaws and/or the computer?

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: July 23, 2020 6:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

This might sound crazy, but test with another keyboard if you have an extra. I had a keyboard quit working with the Escape and numpad delete key. Different keyboard, back to working.

Regards:

Don Mauck | Senior Accessibility Evangelist | Accessibility Program Office |  (APO)

303.334.4184

Don.mauck@...

From: David Reynolds <david@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Using jaws key numpad minus to route jaws to pc is no longer working.

I’m using the latest version of JAWS, and I’m hoping that this is something I’ve messed up rather than a bug in jaws.

Very grateful for any help with this,

David.


moderated Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

dennis
 

any time i have experienced this i had to do a complete un install and re install of jaws. i also a couple times had to un install multiple versions and re install them.

On 7/24/2020 10:22 AM, David Reynolds wrote:

Never seen that. It could be useful, but on this occasion, no dice,

 

David.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: 24 July 2020 13:54
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Here's a quick way to run Jaws 2020 with its default settings.  This will determine if it's 1 of your settings that causing this or something else.

Hold down the, Insert key, then press the, spacebar, to activate the layered keystroke feature then press the letter, Z.  This will temporarily bypass
your settings and put Jaws into it's factory default settings mode.  This keystroke is a toggle so, press the key combination sequence again to go back
to your personal settings.
 
Temporary bypass using current User Settings and use JAWS factory default = Z.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers!

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

Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 5:15 AM

Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Hi there, have you sent your jobs back to factory settings, that could also help in some ways. I know that’s a pain in the butt, but however that might only be the only way to restore all your JAWS settings. I hope this helps.

Sent from Tim’s iPhone 8


On Jul 24, 2020, at 9:02 AM, David Reynolds <david@...> wrote:



James,

Good idea, but same result,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of James Homuth
Sent: 24 July 2020 12:34
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Here’s a thought. Switch to the laptop keyboard layout and see if you can do it with capslock as the JAWS key. That’ll rule out if the problem is with your numpad 0.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Reynolds
Sent: July 24, 2020 6:25 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Other combinations work fine. When I press route jaws to pc, nothing happens, and jaws says nothing. However, it does switch on the jaws cursor.

Tried restarting jaws, and when that failed, restarted PC, all to no avail,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: 24 July 2020 01:29
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

It doesn’t sound crazy at all. Keyboards can short out very easily and that’s one of the primary symptoms – some of the keys will not work. A good reason not to eat and drink in front of your computer I guess *grins*…

But before we go there – what happens when you press jaws key + minus then? Does jaws announce anything? Or is it silent? DO other jaws key combinations work? What if you turn keyboard help on—can you use the combinationt hen?

Finally, you tried just restarting jaws and/or the computer?

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: July 23, 2020 6:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

This might sound crazy, but test with another keyboard if you have an extra. I had a keyboard quit working with the Escape and numpad delete key. Different keyboard, back to working.

Regards:

Don Mauck | Senior Accessibility Evangelist | Accessibility Program Office |  (APO)

303.334.4184

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From: David Reynolds <david@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Using jaws key numpad minus to route jaws to pc is no longer working.

I’m using the latest version of JAWS, and I’m hoping that this is something I’ve messed up rather than a bug in jaws.

Very grateful for any help with this,

David.

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moderated Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

David Reynolds <david@...>
 

Never seen that. It could be useful, but on this occasion, no dice,

 

David.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: 24 July 2020 13:54
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Here's a quick way to run Jaws 2020 with its default settings.  This will determine if it's 1 of your settings that causing this or something else.

Hold down the, Insert key, then press the, spacebar, to activate the layered keystroke feature then press the letter, Z.  This will temporarily bypass
your settings and put Jaws into it's factory default settings mode.  This keystroke is a toggle so, press the key combination sequence again to go back
to your personal settings.
 
Temporary bypass using current User Settings and use JAWS factory default = Z.


Take care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers!

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

Sent: Friday, July 24, 2020 5:15 AM

Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

 

Hi there, have you sent your jobs back to factory settings, that could also help in some ways. I know that’s a pain in the butt, but however that might only be the only way to restore all your JAWS settings. I hope this helps.

Sent from Tim’s iPhone 8


On Jul 24, 2020, at 9:02 AM, David Reynolds <david@...> wrote:



James,

Good idea, but same result,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of James Homuth
Sent: 24 July 2020 12:34
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Here’s a thought. Switch to the laptop keyboard layout and see if you can do it with capslock as the JAWS key. That’ll rule out if the problem is with your numpad 0.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Reynolds
Sent: July 24, 2020 6:25 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Other combinations work fine. When I press route jaws to pc, nothing happens, and jaws says nothing. However, it does switch on the jaws cursor.

Tried restarting jaws, and when that failed, restarted PC, all to no avail,

Thanks,

David.

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of JM Casey
Sent: 24 July 2020 01:29
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

It doesn’t sound crazy at all. Keyboards can short out very easily and that’s one of the primary symptoms – some of the keys will not work. A good reason not to eat and drink in front of your computer I guess *grins*…

But before we go there – what happens when you press jaws key + minus then? Does jaws announce anything? Or is it silent? DO other jaws key combinations work? What if you turn keyboard help on—can you use the combinationt hen?

Finally, you tried just restarting jaws and/or the computer?

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don Mauck
Sent: July 23, 2020 6:27 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Route jaws to PC no longer working

This might sound crazy, but test with another keyboard if you have an extra. I had a keyboard quit working with the Escape and numpad delete key. Different keyboard, back to working.

Regards:

Don Mauck | Senior Accessibility Evangelist | Accessibility Program Office |  (APO)

303.334.4184

Don.mauck@...

From: David Reynolds <david@...>
Sent: Thursday, July 23, 2020 4:03 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Route jaws to PC no longer working

Hi,

Using jaws key numpad minus to route jaws to pc is no longer working.

I’m using the latest version of JAWS, and I’m hoping that this is something I’ve messed up rather than a bug in jaws.

Very grateful for any help with this,

David.

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