Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"


David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

I thought JAWS had an option to reverse or change the order of items, such as whether you want to hear the control state first, as in "not checked, item, check box." I believe Window-eyes contained this feature and I thought that JAWS did as well but I can't seem to locate it in Settings Center.

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David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com


Mike B. <mike9902@...>
 


Hi David,
 
Yes, you can.  Personally I find this settings change to work better by changing this setting per application instead of in the Settings Center default all applications.  Try the following:
1. Open the Settings Center, Insert / Jaws key + 6, on the number row and if you want to open Settings Center default all applications, press, Control, Shift + D, after opening the Settings Center.
2. Arrow down to, Text Processing closed, right arrow to open, arrow down to, General closed, and right arrow to open.
3. In here you have 17 items, your are interested in items 14, 15 and 16, depending on what you want to do.  When you get to these items tab 1 time to get a description of what the particular setting does.  For what you want, you would want to check number 16, Say Window State First, then tab to Okay, press enter to save and close.
Note:  Sometimes these settings changes don't work as advertised.
Take care.  Go Rams!
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----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2018 5:39 AM
Subject: Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"

I thought JAWS had an option to reverse or change the order of items, such as whether you want to hear the control state first, as in "not checked, item, check box." I believe Window-eyes contained this feature and I thought that JAWS did as well but I can't seem to locate it in Settings Center.

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David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com


David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

Mike, that did the trick!! Many thanks for jogging my memory.

David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com

On 11/16/2018 9:24 AM, Mike B. wrote:
Hi David,
 
Yes, you can.  Personally I find this settings change to work better by changing this setting per application instead of in the Settings Center default all applications.  Try the following:
1. Open the Settings Center, Insert / Jaws key + 6, on the number row and if you want to open Settings Center default all applications, press, Control, Shift + D, after opening the Settings Center.
2. Arrow down to, Text Processing closed, right arrow to open, arrow down to, General closed, and right arrow to open.
3. In here you have 17 items, your are interested in items 14, 15 and 16, depending on what you want to do.  When you get to these items tab 1 time to get a description of what the particular setting does.  For what you want, you would want to check number 16, Say Window State First, then tab to Okay, press enter to save and close.
Note:  Sometimes these settings changes don't work as advertised.
Take care.  Go Rams!
Sent from my iBarstool.
I type out everything I want to remember. That way instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it was, I spend the time looking for where I saved it!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2018 5:39 AM
Subject: Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"

I thought JAWS had an option to reverse or change the order of items, such as whether you want to hear the control state first, as in "not checked, item, check box." I believe Window-eyes contained this feature and I thought that JAWS did as well but I can't seem to locate it in Settings Center.

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David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com


Dean Martineau <topdot@...>
 

I looked in Setting Center for “state,” and I believe that at least one of the first two choices should do the trick. Read Item State First, and Read Window State First.

 

Dean

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of David Goldfield
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2018 8:40 AM
To: JAWS Mailing List <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"

 

I thought JAWS had an option to reverse or change the order of items, such as whether you want to hear the control state first, as in "not checked, item, check box." I believe Window-eyes contained this feature and I thought that JAWS did as well but I can't seem to locate it in Settings Center.

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David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com


Marty Hutchings
 

Mike, I also thank you for this.  I was always wondering how to get JAWS to stop saying Table Start Nesting Levels in email messages.
Love in Christ
Marty
 

Sent: Friday, November 16, 2018 8:27 AM
Subject: Re: Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"
 

Mike, that did the trick!! Many thanks for jogging my memory.

David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com
On 11/16/2018 9:24 AM, Mike B. wrote:
Hi David,
 
Yes, you can.  Personally I find this settings change to work better by changing this setting per application instead of in the Settings Center default all applications.  Try the following:
1. Open the Settings Center, Insert / Jaws key + 6, on the number row and if you want to open Settings Center default all applications, press, Control, Shift + D, after opening the Settings Center.
2. Arrow down to, Text Processing closed, right arrow to open, arrow down to, General closed, and right arrow to open.
3. In here you have 17 items, your are interested in items 14, 15 and 16, depending on what you want to do.  When you get to these items tab 1 time to get a description of what the particular setting does.  For what you want, you would want to check number 16, Say Window State First, then tab to Okay, press enter to save and close.
Note:  Sometimes these settings changes don't work as advertised.
Take care.  Go Rams!
Sent from my iBarstool.
I type out everything I want to remember. That way instead of spending a lot of time trying to remember what it was, I spend the time looking for where I saved it!
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, November 16, 2018 5:39 AM
Subject: Question: Can JAWS Reverse Items Being Reported, as in "not checked, check box" instead of "check box, not checked"
 

I thought JAWS had an option to reverse or change the order of items, such as whether you want to hear the control state first, as in "not checked, item, check box." I believe Window-eyes contained this feature and I thought that JAWS did as well but I can't seem to locate it in Settings Center.

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David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com