moderated Narrator braille driver still conflicts with all other braille drivers in Windows 11, but there is hope


Richard Turner <richardturner42@...>
 

Greetings,

 

If you use Narrator as a backup when Jaws flakes out on you for some reason, do not activate braille in Narrator unless you do not plan to use a braille display with Jaws.

 

Microsoft told me that they have moved this issue off the back burner and are putting some energy into fixing it, but no knowing when that might be.

 

Once you activate the Narrator braille driver, you have to figure out how to completely remove it to go back to using any braille display with Jaws.

 

 

 

 

 

Richard

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner

 

My Web site: https://www.turner42.com

 

 


Michael Hunsaker
 

I have been playing with fast switching for my students. Since Narrator uses Brltty directly as a Braille interface it blocks everything else. 

When done with the session, you need to hit windows+control+N, go into Braille settings, and turn off the switch for use Braille. Then the computer has be restarted in order for JAWS to load the Braille driver. 



On Wed, Oct 13, 2021 at 14:01 Richard Turner <richardturner42@...> wrote:

Greetings,

 

If you use Narrator as a backup when Jaws flakes out on you for some reason, do not activate braille in Narrator unless you do not plan to use a braille display with Jaws.

 

Microsoft told me that they have moved this issue off the back burner and are putting some energy into fixing it, but no knowing when that might be.

 

Once you activate the Narrator braille driver, you have to figure out how to completely remove it to go back to using any braille display with Jaws.

 

 

 

 

 

Richard

“Reality is the leading cause of stress for those who are in touch with it.” – Jane Wagner

 

My Web site: https://www.turner42.com

 

 

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