[BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS

John Burling j.burling at btconnect.com
Fri Apr 15 16:31:15 BST 2011


David, good point, but this keystroke doesn't work in all situations.

Cheers.

John

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David W Wood (G3YXX)" <david.g3yxx at googlemail.com>
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Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 4:11 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS


> Alternatively, just press
> Alt+enter
> On the existing shortcut which takes you straight into properties
>
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk 
> [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of John Burling
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:52 PM
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>
> Hi John. Select one of your existing shortcuts for running JAWS, eg, the 
> one
> on the desktop, or the one on the programs or All Programs menu.
> Open its context menu. You can do this by pressing the Applications key
> which is to the left of the righthand control key, or by right-clicking it
> with the mouse, or by pressing Shift-F10.
> Choose Properties from the menu and hit enter.
> Ensure you are on the Shortcut Tab. You can do this by tabbing to the list
> of page tabs and using Left and Right to choose the correct one, or by
> repeatedly pressing ctrl-tab till you reach the right one.
> Tab to the field called Shortcut Key, and press and hold down the group of
> keys you want, eg, ctrl alt j.
> Tab to OK and hit Enter.
>
> Be careful not to tab back to the shortcut key field, as this seems to 
> erase
> its contents.
>
> Cheers.
>
> John
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "John M Hull" <jmhull at blueyonder.co.uk>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, April 15, 2011 2:27 PM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>
>
>> Thanks for this, Graham. Left windows+r then the word jaws10, in my
>> case, works well to bring Jaws back. Having said this, I am still
>> interested in how to create a hot key. How do I do this please?
>> John
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk
>> [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Graham Page
>> Sent: 14 April 2011 16:56
>> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>>
>> as a more reliable way of doing this which wil work on any machine, try
>> left
>> windows with r followed by the word jawsxx where xx is the version you
>> are
>> running.  I think if it is below 10 then it is just one number such as 9
>> and
>> not 09
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Graham
>>
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>> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk
>> [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk]
>> On Behalf Of Clive.Lever at kent.gov.uk
>> Sent: 14 April 2011 11:22
>> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>>
>> Hello Barry,
>>
>> that is what I was going to advise too. In addition I'd always recommend
>> a desktop shortcut for Jaws, ensuring it's the only one beginning with
>> the letter J.
>>
>>
>> Best,
>> Clive
>>
>>
>>
>>
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>>
>>
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk
>> [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Barry Toner
>> Sent: 14 April 2011 11:13
>> To: BCAB Discussion List
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>>
>> Hi David,
>>
>> Are you able to simply quit and restart JAWS?
>>
>> Regards,
>> Barry.
>>
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>>> Sent: Thursday, April 14, 2011 11:09 AM
>>> To: bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk
>>> Subject: [BCAB] Infuriated with JAWS
>>>
>>> Can anyone help with the following problem please?
>>>
>>> I am towards the beginning of several weeks' worth of running programs
>>
>>> which each take two or three hours to run.  To check the progress of
>>> the program that is running I do JAWS+F11 for the system tray where I
>>> hear a percentage of how far the program has progressed.  This is
>>> usually fine but this morning, in particular, I can't reach the list
>>> of running programs within the system tray.  JAWS reports that there
>>> is a JAWS dialogue currently open but I can't reach it with Alt+Tab.
>>> Also JAWS has currently got into sulk mode by starting to read
>>> everything two or three times and it won't easily be shut up.  Short
>>> of rebooting the machine in an hour or two, any ideas please.
>>>
>>> Thank you.
>>>
>>> David Boden
>>> Systems Designer
>>>
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>>> Environment and Resources Department - ICT
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>>> County Hall
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