moderated Merging settings


Bill White
 

Hi, Steve. I am aware of this as well. I am also aware that, sometimes, the migration process ends up corrupting all the JAWS Settings. That's why I called Vispero and lobbied for a way to force JAWS NOT to migrate settings while installing a new version. Thankfully, Vispero recognized my request, and put in a check box, whereby you can tell JAWS 2022 not to migrate settings from 2021.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: Tuesday, November 9, 2021 1:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Merging settings

 

Hi Bill,

 

I notice though that not all settings are migrated faithfully.

 

One in particular is verbosity. I have it at intermediate, but although my settings were imported, it put me back to beginner level.

 

So this migration thing is not perfect yet.

 

All the best


Steve

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 08 November 2021 23:22
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Merging settings

 

Hi, Paula. Once installed, there's not an easy way to merge settings. You would need to use the Export Settings option from JAWS 2021, then use the Import Settings option to import them into JAWS 2022. These are located within the Utilities menu in JAWS. It would almost be easier to uninstall JAWS 2022, and reinstall it, using the Migrate Settings option. What I don't understand is the fact that her settings weren't migrated. This would only happen if she was trying to upgrade from an earlier JAWS version than 2021. The default behavior is to migrate settings from JAWS 2021 to JAWS 2022, and she would have had to uncheck a check box in the JAWS 2022 installer to bypass this option.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Paula Waby
Sent: Monday, November 8, 2021 3:13 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Merging settings

 

Hi all

 

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

 

Cheers

Paula.

 

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Steve Nutt
 

Hi Bill,

 

I notice though that not all settings are migrated faithfully.

 

One in particular is verbosity. I have it at intermediate, but although my settings were imported, it put me back to beginner level.

 

So this migration thing is not perfect yet.

 

All the best


Steve

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: 08 November 2021 23:22
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Merging settings

 

Hi, Paula. Once installed, there's not an easy way to merge settings. You would need to use the Export Settings option from JAWS 2021, then use the Import Settings option to import them into JAWS 2022. These are located within the Utilities menu in JAWS. It would almost be easier to uninstall JAWS 2022, and reinstall it, using the Migrate Settings option. What I don't understand is the fact that her settings weren't migrated. This would only happen if she was trying to upgrade from an earlier JAWS version than 2021. The default behavior is to migrate settings from JAWS 2021 to JAWS 2022, and she would have had to uncheck a check box in the JAWS 2022 installer to bypass this option.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Paula Waby
Sent: Monday, November 8, 2021 3:13 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Merging settings

 

Hi all

 

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

 

Cheers

Paula.

 

Paula Waby

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Blind Low Vision NZ

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Adrian Spratt
 

Bill,

 

I had the same experience, even though I was upgrading from 2021 to 2022. However, once directed to the import/export utility, arrowing up once to “Migrate” solved the problem easily and quickly.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Bill White
Sent: Monday, November 8, 2021 6:22 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Merging settings

 

Hi, Paula. Once installed, there's not an easy way to merge settings. You would need to use the Export Settings option from JAWS 2021, then use the Import Settings option to import them into JAWS 2022. These are located within the Utilities menu in JAWS. It would almost be easier to uninstall JAWS 2022, and reinstall it, using the Migrate Settings option. What I don't understand is the fact that her settings weren't migrated. This would only happen if she was trying to upgrade from an earlier JAWS version than 2021. The default behavior is to migrate settings from JAWS 2021 to JAWS 2022, and she would have had to uncheck a check box in the JAWS 2022 installer to bypass this option.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Paula Waby
Sent: Monday, November 8, 2021 3:13 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Merging settings

 

Hi all

 

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

 

Cheers

Paula.

 

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Paula Waby
 

Thanks so much Mike. We’ll try this. She is a relatively new Jaws user so maybe inadvertently ticked or unticked something when she tried the update herself.

Cheers

Paula.

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B.
Sent: Tuesday, 9 November 2021 12:32 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Merging settings

 

Hi Paula,

 

Try the following:

Insert + J to open Jaws context menu and press the letter, U, to open Utilities.
 
Now press the letter, I , to open the,  , Import / Export settings submenu,  or navigate to, Import / Export settings submenu,  and press enter.
Note:  You have 4 options here Import..., Export..., Restore... and Migrate...
 
If you want to Migrate settings from an earlier version press enter on Migrate and a dialogue will open saying the following,
Migrate User Settings dialog‑
An older version of JAWS was detected with custom user settings. Do you want to migrate settings to the current JAWS?
Migrate Settings from Combo box‑ JAWS 2021
 
Highlight the version of Jaws you want to migrate the settings from and tab to, Yes, and press the spacebar and follow the prompts.
 
 

Stay safe & take care.  Mike.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to say:  "Close Enough!"
 

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

Sent: Monday, November 08, 2021 3:13 PM

Subject: Merging settings

 

Hi all

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

Cheers

Paula.

Paula Waby

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Mike B.
 

Hi Paula,
 
Try the following:
Insert + J to open Jaws context menu and press the letter, U, to open Utilities.
 
Now press the letter, I , to open the,  , Import / Export settings submenu,  or navigate to, Import / Export settings submenu,  and press enter.
Note:  You have 4 options here Import..., Export..., Restore... and Migrate...
 
If you want to Migrate settings from an earlier version press enter on Migrate and a dialogue will open saying the following,
Migrate User Settings dialog
An older version of JAWS was detected with custom user settings. Do you want to migrate settings to the current JAWS?
Migrate Settings from Combo box JAWS 2021
 
Highlight the version of Jaws you want to migrate the settings from and tab to, Yes, and press the spacebar and follow the prompts.
 
 
Stay safe & take care.  Mike.
Just once, I want a username and password prompt to say:  "Close Enough!"
 

----- Original Message -----
From: Paula Waby
Sent: Monday, November 08, 2021 3:13 PM
Subject: Merging settings

Hi all

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

Cheers

Paula.

Paula Waby

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Blind Low Vision NZ

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Bill White
 

Hi, Paula. Once installed, there's not an easy way to merge settings. You would need to use the Export Settings option from JAWS 2021, then use the Import Settings option to import them into JAWS 2022. These are located within the Utilities menu in JAWS. It would almost be easier to uninstall JAWS 2022, and reinstall it, using the Migrate Settings option. What I don't understand is the fact that her settings weren't migrated. This would only happen if she was trying to upgrade from an earlier JAWS version than 2021. The default behavior is to migrate settings from JAWS 2021 to JAWS 2022, and she would have had to uncheck a check box in the JAWS 2022 installer to bypass this option.

 

Bill White

 

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From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Paula Waby
Sent: Monday, November 8, 2021 3:13 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Merging settings

 

Hi all

 

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

 

Cheers

Paula.

 

Paula Waby

ACATS Trainer

Blind Low Vision NZ

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Paula Waby
 

Hi all

 

I was working with someone yesterday who did her upgrade to Jaws 2022 but did not realise there was the option to merge settings. I have looked around as I was sure there must be an easy way to do it after the effect but I can’t find how to do it. Can someone advise me please as it would be faster than trying to go through and find all her settings again?

 

Cheers

Paula.

 

Paula Waby

ACATS Trainer

Blind Low Vision NZ

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