Problem with word


Hamid Hamraz
 

Hi Bob,

When I face similar reading problems, I convert the file to the simple text format, and then I reopen it in notepad. In Word, you can use "save as" dialogue to save the file as simple text.

HTH

Hamid

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From: "Onward Bob" <onwardbob@roadrunner.com>
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Subject: Re: Problem with word


Thanks; done twice in fact.
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From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@KutakRock.com>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2011 9:46 AM
Subject: RE: Problem with word


An upgrade to JAWS is definitely encouraged. Until then, and if you don't mind changing the formatting, Try control plus a to highlight everything.
Then, press control plus shift plus n to switch everything to "normal" style.
Refresh the screen, and then try again.
Of course, if the styles are important, this is a bad idea. At least, however, you should be able to read the text.
Actually, before undertaking the above, a drastic step, you might check the styles in effect on some sample text.
I'm guessing it is a strange one. Try just highlighting one paragraph and changing the style for it. You can use normal, with control plus shift plus n, or pick another style after pressing control plus shift plus s.



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Subject: Problem with word

I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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Ann Byrne
 

Sometimes if you copy and paste the whole thing into a new document, it reads just fine.

At 12:13 PM 7/9/2011, you wrote:
Thanks John, I'll just run out an see if my money tree is blooming yet...LOL!
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Subject: Re: Problem with word


Sounds like the shared settings for word don't jive. I would say upgrade to at least jaws 11.
John
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I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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Onwardbob
 

Thanks; done twice in fact.

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From: "Marquette, Ed" <Ed.Marquette@KutakRock.com>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Sent: Saturday, July 09, 2011 9:46 AM
Subject: RE: Problem with word


An upgrade to JAWS is definitely encouraged. Until then, and if you don't mind changing the formatting, Try control plus a to highlight everything.
Then, press control plus shift plus n to switch everything to "normal" style.
Refresh the screen, and then try again.
Of course, if the styles are important, this is a bad idea. At least, however, you should be able to read the text.
Actually, before undertaking the above, a drastic step, you might check the styles in effect on some sample text.
I'm guessing it is a strange one. Try just highlighting one paragraph and changing the style for it. You can use normal, with control plus shift plus n, or pick another style after pressing control plus shift plus s.



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Subject: Problem with word

I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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Thanks John, I'll just run out an see if my money tree is blooming yet...LOL!

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Subject: Re: Problem with word


Sounds like the shared settings for word don't jive. I would say upgrade to at least jaws 11.
John
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Subject: Problem with word


I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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Marquette, Ed <Ed.Marquette@...>
 

An upgrade to JAWS is definitely encouraged. Until then, and if you don't mind changing the formatting, Try control plus a to highlight everything.
Then, press control plus shift plus n to switch everything to "normal" style.
Refresh the screen, and then try again.
Of course, if the styles are important, this is a bad idea. At least, however, you should be able to read the text.
Actually, before undertaking the above, a drastic step, you might check the styles in effect on some sample text.
I'm guessing it is a strange one. Try just highlighting one paragraph and changing the style for it. You can use normal, with control plus shift plus n, or pick another style after pressing control plus shift plus s.

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Subject: Problem with word

I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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John Martyn
 

Sounds like the shared settings for word don't jive. I would say upgrade to at least jaws 11.
John

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Subject: Problem with word


I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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Onwardbob
 

I'm using JFW 8 and Word 2003. On one document, and just on this one, when I try to read it word by word as I rewrite the document, on many of the words Jaws only speaks the first letter of the word. If I read letter by letter, it reads correctly. It only happens on this one document. Any suggestions will be appreciated...
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