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JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook


Randy Barnett
 

Hi Rick it’s kind of counterintuitive in this situation. The graphics acceleration is supposed to offload the graphics rendering to your video card that’s freeing up CPU cycles for your other programs. But for some reason with jaws it seems to do the opposite and slows things down. And yes it’s strictly for sighted people and graphics it doesn’t help us at all in fact as you’ve noticed it makes things worse at times. Although this is strange just like I said it’s actually offloading CPU load to the graphics card and sharing that processing load with the graphics processor.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 2, 2019, at 3:44 AM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

What is this for, I mean to ask what is graphics acceleration needed when we do not use graphics in text to speech software? I have checked the box and my pc seemingly is running some better although not perfectly...

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:01 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

No, it needs t be checked, the control reads as follows:
Disable hardware graphics acceleration
You "disable" it if you check the box.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:44 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Rick Mladek
 

Hi,

What is this for, I mean to ask what is graphics acceleration needed when we do not use graphics in text to speech software? I have checked the box and my pc seemingly is running some better although not perfectly...

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 11:01 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

No, it needs t be checked, the control reads as follows:
Disable hardware graphics acceleration
You "disable" it if you check the box.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:44 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Randy Barnett
 

I am sorry. I doent understand what the issue is here. You don't use TB and have no experience with it. So why do you argue against it. Use it for a couple of weeks then come back and give your valid opinion. smiley face

On 5/1/2019 9:57 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
I have been using Outlook for well over 20 years and just as you describe with Thunderbird, I have had the occasional issue here and there, but for the most part Outlook does work well and while I don't have need for all the features it has, I also don't come across many accessibility issues, either. Yes, there were times when the auto-complete list didn't read in Jaws and apparently some people still experience this, but it's working for me and many others. There are occasionally other forces at play when it comes to issues in a particular application. Is Outlook perfect, far from it, but I would have the same problem if somebody claimed this characteristic for Thunderbird.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:09 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

No offense taken. But in my defense: If using something because it works is biased then I am biased. Yes I had an issue with corrupt files. first time in 5 years that I have had any problems. And it is not just me lots of us use it because it is easier and doesn't do all the weird things outlook does. People use outlook mostly because that is what the corporate world uses as part of the office suite. Doesnt have anything to do with accessibility...
On 5/1/2019 8:07 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
It is a free email client from Mozilla, the same organization or whatever you want to call it which makes the Firefox browser.
I hope Randy won't take this the wrong way, I don't mean any offense, but he is obviously somewhat biased towards it and suggested just a few days ago that if you use Thunderbird you have no more issues. But I also seem to remember him posting yesterday that he is having some issues with it which would proof my belief that no matter what you use there will always be issues, if there weren't everybody would use it and there would be no reason for groups like this one.

Regards,
Sieghard

----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick
Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:
Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond?
I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very
sluggishly in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my
emails in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.
Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.
Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford










--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford


































 

I have been using Outlook for well over 20 years and just as you describe with Thunderbird, I have had the occasional issue here and there, but for the most part Outlook does work well and while I don't have need for all the features it has, I also don't come across many accessibility issues, either. Yes, there were times when the auto-complete list didn't read in Jaws and apparently some people still experience this, but it's working for me and many others. There are occasionally other forces at play when it comes to issues in a particular application. Is Outlook perfect, far from it, but I would have the same problem if somebody claimed this characteristic for Thunderbird.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:09 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

No offense taken. But in my defense: If using something because it works is biased then I am biased. Yes I had an issue with corrupt files. first time in 5 years that I have had any problems. And it is not just me lots of us use it because it is easier and doesn't do all the weird things outlook does. People use outlook mostly because that is what the corporate world uses as part of the office suite. Doesnt have anything to do with accessibility...
On 5/1/2019 8:07 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
It is a free email client from Mozilla, the same organization or whatever you want to call it which makes the Firefox browser.
I hope Randy won't take this the wrong way, I don't mean any offense, but he is obviously somewhat biased towards it and suggested just a few days ago that if you use Thunderbird you have no more issues. But I also seem to remember him posting yesterday that he is having some issues with it which would proof my belief that no matter what you use there will always be issues, if there weren't everybody would use it and there would be no reason for groups like this one.

Regards,
Sieghard

----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick
Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:
Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond?
I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very
sluggishly in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my
emails in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.
Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.
Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford











--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford































Randy Barnett
 

No offense taken. But in my defense: If using something because it works is biased then I am biased. Yes I had an issue with corrupt files. first time in 5 years that I have had any problems. And it is not just me lots of us use it because it is easier and doesn't do all the weird things outlook does. People use outlook mostly because that is what the corporate world uses as part of the office suite. Doesnt have anything to do with accessibility...

On 5/1/2019 8:07 PM, Sieghard Weitzel wrote:
It is a free email client from Mozilla, the same organization or whatever you want to call it which makes the Firefox browser.
I hope Randy won't take this the wrong way, I don't mean any offense, but he is obviously somewhat biased towards it and suggested just a few days ago that if you use Thunderbird you have no more issues. But I also seem to remember him posting yesterday that he is having some issues with it which would proof my belief that no matter what you use there will always be issues, if there weren't everybody would use it and there would be no reason for groups like this one.

Regards,
Sieghard

----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:
Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.
Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.
Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford











--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford






























Randy Barnett
 

Just for your infomation, Thunderbird has a calender also.

On 5/1/2019 7:27 PM, Zel Iscel wrote:
Hi listers,

I can't thank you enough for your valuable tips on this topic! Jaws has been bugging me for years with various laptops I've bought in that time. Your tips have resolved my problems to a great extent although Outlook still crashes at times when I use it with Jaws. The answer for me was to ' Disable hardware graphics acceleration'.

I find this is a Jaws issue. NVDA works ok with Outlook without having to disable hardware graphics acceleration.

Like Rick, I use Outlook because it's the program used for emails in the corporate sphere. It also has the calendar which I find very useful.

Cheers
Zel
-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Thursday, 2 May 2019 10:06 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Alt + G will toggle graphics acceleration once you are on Advanced, you can entirely do it by keyboard shortcut:
Alt + F followed by T then A for advanced and then Alt + G



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:
Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.
Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.
Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford











--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford




















Randy Barnett
 

Thunderbird is a free open source email client that is accessible and works well. Way easier to use than outlook in my limited experiecne with outlook. I have tried Outlook several times but I always go back to Thunderbird. A lot of blind people prefer it and  use outlook for work.

On 5/1/2019 5:59 PM, Rick Mladek wrote:
Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:
Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.
Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.
Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.
Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford











--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford



























 

It is a free email client from Mozilla, the same organization or whatever you want to call it which makes the Firefox browser.
I hope Randy won't take this the wrong way, I don't mean any offense, but he is obviously somewhat biased towards it and suggested just a few days ago that if you use Thunderbird you have no more issues. But I also seem to remember him posting yesterday that he is having some issues with it which would proof my belief that no matter what you use there will always be issues, if there weren't everybody would use it and there would be no reason for groups like this one.

Regards,
Sieghard

----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:59 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


 

No, it needs t be checked, the control reads as follows:
Disable hardware graphics acceleration
You "disable" it if you check the box.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:44 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


 

At one point my I3 system did what you described and I don't know what happened, but without me doing anything this is for the most part not a problem any more. That particular system is still not nearly as snappy as my other systems which are I5 and I7, but I can understand that it is certainly annoying.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:12 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

The accelerator box is checked to disable it... I have done that and checked the other that was mentioned. No problems so far...

Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked is just how I now have it set... again, it seems to be doing better and only time will tell.

Have a good night,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:44 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Zel Iscel
 

Hi listers,

I can't thank you enough for your valuable tips on this topic! Jaws has been bugging me for years with various laptops I've bought in that time. Your tips have resolved my problems to a great extent although Outlook still crashes at times when I use it with Jaws. The answer for me was to ' Disable hardware graphics acceleration'.

I find this is a Jaws issue. NVDA works ok with Outlook without having to disable hardware graphics acceleration.

Like Rick, I use Outlook because it's the program used for emails in the corporate sphere. It also has the calendar which I find very useful.

Cheers
Zel

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Thursday, 2 May 2019 10:06 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Alt + G will toggle graphics acceleration once you are on Advanced, you can entirely do it by keyboard shortcut:
Alt + F followed by T then A for advanced and then Alt + G



-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Rick Mladek
 

Hi, This was disabled thanks...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Sieghard Weitzel
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 10:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Check if spell and grammar check as you type is disabled, this might speed things up a bit.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond?
I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Rick Mladek
 

The accelerator box is checked to disable it... I have done that and checked the other that was mentioned. No problems so far...

Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked is just how I now have it set... again, it seems to be doing better and only time will tell.

Have a good night,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 9:44 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


 

Alt + G will toggle graphics acceleration once you are on Advanced, you can entirely do it by keyboard shortcut:
Alt + F followed by T then A for advanced and then Alt + G

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


 

Check if spell and grammar check as you type is disabled, this might speed things up a bit.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:02 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond?
I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Bill White
 

Hi, Rick. You wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked.

I think the Accellerator box is supposed to be unchecked.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 5:20 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Rick Mladek
 

Thunderbird? I have no idea what that program is all about. Obviously an email program but with Outlook being the Corporate app of choice, I have used it since the onset of my blindness and the so-called coming to of TTS software.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 8:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Randy Barnett
 

Hi Rick is there a reason you have to use Outlook? Can you try Thunderbird instead. And see if these issues go away.

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 5:20 PM, Rick Mladek <hmladek@neo.rr.com> wrote:

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Rick Mladek
 

Hi,

There was only 5 add-ins so I ignored them. I got the graphics accelerator box checked and the other unchecked. I'll let you know and thanks for your help.

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cristóbal
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 7:43 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford


Cristóbal
 

Another thing that can be attempted is to disable Outlook add-ons. These can sometimes monkey around with Outlook.
Obviously you don't want to disable an add-on that you need, but you'd be surprised what gets enabled. Poke around and turn off what you don't need.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 4:31 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi, Rick. Cristóbal wrote:

File, options advanced. You can either tab forever or shift tab a few times till you get to these options.
Disable hardware graphics acceleration check box checked Play animated GIFs check box not checked I as you can see, also have the JIF's disabled and in general, I have pretty much anything having to do with visual indicators or animations turned off wherever I find them.
I believe there's another place in Outlook options where you can access the hardware acceleration checkbox, but this is the one I know of off hand.
Cristóbal

I hope this helps you, Rick.

Bill White

billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Rick Mladek
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 3:40 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Would you please repeat the steps to disable graphic acceleration?

Thank you,

Rick

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Randy Barnett
Sent: Wednesday, May 1, 2019 6:16 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Is there any reason you can’t use Thunderbird?

Randy Barnett owner of soundtique

On May 1, 2019, at 3:01 PM, Rahul Bajaj <rahul.bajaj1038@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi All,

So I implemented your suggestion of disabling graphic acceleration, and that has certainly improved things, but it still becomes sluggish sometimes with JAWS. It does emit air when it does this. I have to type out my mails elsewhere and then copy-paste them, which is a real pain. I also have to keep going to desktop or elsewhere and then coming up, for the short respite of being able to use Outlook seamlessly.

Best,
Rahul

On 22/04/2019, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi,
Sounds like you got the issue fixed. No, plain text vs HTML should
not make a difference but was trying to eliminate the small stuff
first. The extra air indicates , as has been said, increased CPU load.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 7:37 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Dan, I think plain text, but I am not sure. Could that make a difference?
Also, my laptop emits some air from the vents on the side - more than
usual
- when it becomes sluggish like this.
On Apr 21, 2019, at 12:06 AM, Dan Longmore <danlongmore44@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,
This is a tough one. Are you using plain text or HTML to respond? I
cannot think of any Outlook options that may cause this behavior when
typing. Could it be a JAWS setting? Sorry, not much help I know.

Dan

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rahul
Bajaj
Sent: Saturday, April 20, 2019 5:55 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: JAWS Becomes Sluggish When Writing Emails in Outlook

Hi all,

I use JAWS 2018, Windows 10, Outlook 16. JAWS behaves very sluggishly
in
Outlook when crafting messages. I have uninstalled and reinstalled
Outlook, and that has not fixed the issue. I currently write my emails
in Notepad and then copy-paste them which is inconvenient.

Can anyone think of other workarounds? I know that this problem does
not
come up for most, but I would nonetheless like to know what you would
do in case you were facing this issue. Thank you so much.

Best,
Rahul



--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018) University of Oxford













--
--
Rahul Bajaj
Candidate for the BCL
Rhodes Scholar (India and Linacre 2018)
University of Oxford