[BCAB] another PROBLEM WITH FIREFOX

john coley johncoley at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Jul 28 11:01:59 BST 2017


Hi Takis, I use a firefox addon called download status bar. It works very 
well.
                    John.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Panagiotis Antonopoulos" <pantonop at windtools.gr>
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 10:41 AM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] another PROBLEM WITH FIREFOX


> Hi all,
> I will not say that firefox, to which I have migrated  waiting for edge to
> become accessible, is much of my liking, but I manage ok with it. There is
> however, one thing that irritates me and this is the inability to check
> progress if something is started downloading. I wonder if others in our
> group have found a way to solve this, or it is something we have to take 
> as
> it is. The only thing I can do is attempt to close the program, in which
> case I get a dialogue prompting me that a download is continuing, with the
> options "cancel" and "don't exit", which I will use, until at some stage,
> the program will close without the message appearing. By then, I know that
> the download has been completed. Chrome is incidentally, much much better 
> on
> this, but I have not felt confident enough in terms of accessibility to 
> make
> it a default program, as it seems to lack good bookmarking and other
> features. Any suggestions welcome.
> Cheers,
> Takis
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces at lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of john coley
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> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 12:31 PM
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> Cc: john coley
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] PROBLEM WITH FIREFOX
>
> Hi Doreen, In firefox it's control l, not control o to go to a website, as
> it is in IE. Control o will do a file search.
>                    John.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Doreen Tyler" <doreen.tyler at btinternet.com>
> To: "bcab discussion list" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, July 28, 2017 10:10 AM
> Subject: [BCAB] PROBLEM WITH FIREFOX
>
>
>> Morning everybody:
>> I am using an HP laptop running Windows 10 and the latest version of 
>> JAWS.
>> I have recently started using Firefox as Internet Explorer kept crashing.
>> I find when I try to open a site using Firefox I am greeted with the
>> dialog
>> that the filename is not valid, or the filename can't be found.  I can
>> open
>> web pages via the Run command but would obviously like to do this within
>> Firefox.
>> Firstly, can anybody suggest a fix for this and also can anyone tell me 
>> if
>> there are any training materials on Firefox please.
>> Many thanks.
>> DOREEN TYLER.
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