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Re: getting ready to go to windows 10

Blaster
 

Did you check to see if you needed any windows 10 specific drivers for
your pc's hardware? Go to your pc's manufacturers homepage and lookup
your pc's model for win 10 drivers.
Most importantly, audio drivers.

Other than that you should be fine.

When I upgraded it took longer than I expected. I guess it depends on
your particular pc, but mine took a while.

The installation starts in windows so you have your screen reader the
whole time, then it completes that first part and says you can reboot
the pc or it will reboot in 30 seconds or something like that. Then
it reboots and your in silence for a while, but you don't need to do
anything at this point. Then it reboots on it's own and keeps going
on with the installation for a little longer. This is when you can
start trying to launch Microsoft narrator with the windows key + ctrl
key + the enter key.

Once it's done, there's a few setup option you need to set and then it
goes into windows and finishes.

Others may want to add their two cents here with their experiences
with the upgrade, but all in all it was pretty painless, except for
the waiting in silence part.

HTH,
Blaster


Re: Annoying notification in Outlook

Jeffrey Schwartz
 

Gene,

I’ve been using it for many years and tried others such as Gmail which I found too difficult.  It has all the features I want, save this new notification which I believe vfo can eliminate.  When I found that  my old desktop was failing, I was delighted to find it in Office ten.  I’m not a whiz like so many of you.  I’m still working on the ribbons.

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 7:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Is there any particular reason you use Outlook?  I see more complaints about it than about the other major e-mail programs discussed on the blindness technology lists I follow.  You may or may not be able to solve the problem and if you can, we don't know how long it may take.  I would suggest three approaches:

If you want to continue to use Outlook and not have the problem, turn off automatic downloading of messages.  Manually execute the download messages command in the program when you want to read new mail. 

 

The second approach is to try another e-mail program. 

 

Of course, there is the third approach, to continue to try to solve this problem and if you want to do so, maybe a call again to VFO support might help.  If you didn't last time, this time having the person tell you how to do whatever was done might allow you to do this when necessary, even if that is two or three times a week.  You could very quickly stop the bahavior if it works, even if it isn't permanent. 

 

Gene

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

 

Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 5:53 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Gene,

I used tech support at vfo.  It worked for a day or two and has now regressed to the same old stuff.

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:33 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

You said a week or two ago that you resolved this issue with a call to the disability service.  I doubt there is even a notifications area, but we'll see what others say.

 

Gene

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

Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:49 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Maureen,

How do I reach the notifications area?

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Hi

I don’t know but can you go to the notifications area and do a delete notifications?

 

 

From: Jeffrey Schwartz

Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 12:59 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

I’m using jaws 2018  and Outlook 16 When a new e mail arrives I hear Notification followed by the name of the sender, the subject and several lines of the message.  This comes on even when I’m doing other tasks as long as Outlook is running in the background.  Is there any way to suppress this annoyance?

Thanks,

Jeff 


Re: Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Carolyn Arnold
 

I have told several of my friends that we'll live
indefinitely. Why? Because soon, in order to die, we're
going to have to go to www.die.com and click on goodbye.

Never be afraid of an unknown future with a known God,

Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of andy.tidwell
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:56 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Automation of Everything, is a
BADThing!

Hello Dave, you are not alone maybe there is at least
two of us that feel that way.
It is a crying shame you can't order a stick of dynamite on
line and light it while you are on line and see how they
like them apples. LOL.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Hello,

I've just been Wrestling with the Amazon Web Site,
attempting to place an
Order. The KEY word here is Attempting.

For over an hour, was trying to get out of what appeared to
be a Loop, where the Check Out System would ask me for my
Shipping Address, then the Type of Shipping Wanted, then to
fill in my Credit Card Info, and then when I Click on
Continue, I would go back to the screen asking for my
Billing Address.

Even Called Amazon's Handicapper Line, only to be told they
could not take my order, but could walk me through placing
my order.

The guy was nice, but we couldn't place the order. When I
asked if Amazon had just a regular Order Number, where I
might call to place an order, I was told Amazon doesn't have
such a Customer Line. All Orders are to be placed On Line.

I see this removing of Customer Service Reps as a mistake,
as I would think lots of people would rather Speak to a live
person, rather than hope they ordered correctly On Line.

Perhaps I am in a Smaller Minority than I know? Me and
three others around the World would rather talk with someone
when placing an order than to go On Line.

And the rest of the World has adapted to tapping their
I-Pad, and in 30 Seconds they have ordered all of their
Christmas Gifts, and look at someone like me as some kind of
Mental Case that needs to be locked away in the State Mental
Hospital!

The difference between me and them is they Tap away on their
I-Pad, and I throw mine on the Sidewalk to Smash the Stupid
Thing.

<Slight Laugh> I was reading an article the other day
about how
Robotics are going to put most of us out of work in the next
20 years.

I am not so sure, Automating everything is such a Grand
Idea.

I am starting to miss the days when I may ask a Store Clerk
about an Item, and they were able to tell me what I wanted
to know. But today, I am constantly being directed to look
on their Web Site, even when I am right there in the Store.

Are the Clerks that do work only their to make sure I don't
Steal somthing?

OK, Rant over. I need to go back to Amazon, log back in,
and see if I can complete my order. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Grumpy Dave








Jesus dyed for us, why can't we live for him?


Re: Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Carolyn Arnold
 

Dave, my sighted husband, sighted cousin and several other
people I know feel exactly like you do, and now I do, after
my ordeal with the Samsung Folder 2 that I ordered and had
to return, because it was not accessible.

Never be afraid of an unknown future with a known God,

Carolyn

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:41 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Hello,

I've just been Wrestling with the Amazon Web Site,
attempting to place an
Order. The KEY word here is Attempting.

For over an hour, was trying to get out of what appeared to
be a Loop, where the Check Out System would ask me for my
Shipping Address, then the Type of Shipping Wanted, then to
fill in my Credit Card Info, and then when I Click on
Continue, I would go back to the screen asking for my
Billing Address.

Even Called Amazon's Handicapper Line, only to be told they
could not take my order, but could walk me through placing
my order.

The guy was nice, but we couldn't place the order. When I
asked if Amazon had just a regular Order Number, where I
might call to place an order, I was told Amazon doesn't have
such a Customer Line. All Orders are to be placed On Line.

I see this removing of Customer Service Reps as a mistake,
as I would think lots of people would rather Speak to a live
person, rather than hope they ordered correctly On Line.

Perhaps I am in a Smaller Minority than I know? Me and
three others around the World would rather talk with someone
when placing an order than to go On Line.

And the rest of the World has adapted to tapping their
I-Pad, and in 30 Seconds they have ordered all of their
Christmas Gifts, and look at someone like me as some kind of
Mental Case that needs to be locked away in the State Mental
Hospital!

The difference between me and them is they Tap away on their
I-Pad, and I throw mine on the Sidewalk to Smash the Stupid
Thing.

<Slight Laugh> I was reading an article the other day
about how
Robotics are going to put most of us out of work in the next
20 years.

I am not so sure, Automating everything is such a Grand
Idea.

I am starting to miss the days when I may ask a Store Clerk
about an Item, and they were able to tell me what I wanted
to know. But today, I am constantly being directed to look
on their Web Site, even when I am right there in the Store.


Are the Clerks that do work only their to make sure I don't
Steal somthing?

OK, Rant over. I need to go back to Amazon, log back in,
and see if I can complete my order. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Grumpy Dave


Re: Annoying notification in Outlook

Gene
 

Is there any particular reason you use Outlook?  I see more complaints about it than about the other major e-mail programs discussed on the blindness technology lists I follow.  You may or may not be able to solve the problem and if you can, we don't know how long it may take.  I would suggest three approaches:
If you want to continue to use Outlook and not have the problem, turn off automatic downloading of messages.  Manually execute the download messages command in the program when you want to read new mail. 
 
The second approach is to try another e-mail program. 
 
Of course, there is the third approach, to continue to try to solve this problem and if you want to do so, maybe a call again to VFO support might help.  If you didn't last time, this time having the person tell you how to do whatever was done might allow you to do this when necessary, even if that is two or three times a week.  You could very quickly stop the bahavior if it works, even if it isn't permanent. 
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----

Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 5:53 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

Gene,

I used tech support at vfo.  It worked for a day or two and has now regressed to the same old stuff.

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:33 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

You said a week or two ago that you resolved this issue with a call to the disability service.  I doubt there is even a notifications area, but we'll see what others say.

 

Gene

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

Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:49 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Maureen,

How do I reach the notifications area?

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Hi

I don’t know but can you go to the notifications area and do a delete notifications?

 

 

From: Jeffrey Schwartz

Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 12:59 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

I’m using jaws 2018  and Outlook 16 When a new e mail arrives I hear Notification followed by the name of the sender, the subject and several lines of the message.  This comes on even when I’m doing other tasks as long as Outlook is running in the background.  Is there any way to suppress this annoyance?

Thanks,

Jeff 


Re: getting ready to go to windows 10

Sugar Lopez
 

Thanks.
How will I know it's done?
Sorry I am a bit iffy about ths
But I do want to do this
Thanks.


“You are chosen, holy, and blameless before God! For he chose us in Christ before the foundation of the world that we may be holy and unblemished in his
sight in love (Ephesians 1:4).”
-Sugar Lopez

Your Support is appreciated at:
https://www.gofundme.com/sugars-transplant-journey

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Lenron
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 4:20 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] getting ready to go to windows 10

You shouldn't lose anything coming from 7 at least not out of the programs you named. Just run that file and you should be good to go.
The update will take sometime. Once it is done you can use control windows enter to start narrator get setup done. Then start jaws and you should be good to go from there.

On 12/16/17, Sugar Lopez <sugarsyl71@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
Hello friends

Ok, I have downloaded the link that was posted a while back to windows 10.

I have installed jaws 17

Using a desk top

Office/outlook 2010



I am really r'r'r'really nervous about moving forward to windows 10

Is this something I can do myself?

Or can I have someone from VFO assist me?

Microsoft disability has said they can help but I am nervous about
this and that as I am not as "smart" when it comes to technology
especially on something like this.

Will I loose anything from any current programs, files that I have on
my windows 7 if I move over?

Will it affect my outlook e mail?



Always a relief when I can come to friends like you.

Thanks

Sugar

There is speaking grace. Colossians 4:6 says, "Let your speech be
always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought
to answer every man."

~Blessings, Sugar




--
Lenron Brown
Cell: 985-271-2832
Skype: ron.brown762


Re: getting ready to go to windows 10

Lenron
 

You shouldn't lose anything coming from 7 at least not out of the
programs you named. Just run that file and you should be good to go.
The update will take sometime. Once it is done you can use control
windows enter to start narrator get setup done. Then start jaws and
you should be good to go from there.

On 12/16/17, Sugar Lopez <sugarsyl71@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
Hello friends

Ok, I have downloaded the link that was posted a while back to windows 10.

I have installed jaws 17

Using a desk top

Office/outlook 2010



I am really r'r'r'really nervous about moving forward to windows 10

Is this something I can do myself?

Or can I have someone from VFO assist me?

Microsoft disability has said they can help but I am nervous about this and
that as I am not as "smart" when it comes to technology especially on
something like this.

Will I loose anything from any current programs, files that I have on my
windows 7 if I move over?

Will it affect my outlook e mail?



Always a relief when I can come to friends like you.

Thanks

Sugar

There is speaking grace. Colossians 4:6 says, "Let your speech be always
with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer
every man."

~Blessings, Sugar



--
Lenron Brown
Cell: 985-271-2832
Skype: ron.brown762


Amazon Echo conference calling?

Walter Ramage
 

Hi all.  I know that someone with an Amazon Echo or dot etc can call another person in their contacts via the Echo.  However does anybody know if this can be extended to a 3 or 4 person, or more conference call?  Or might it just be that it is only possible to have a one to one call at any one time?  Walter.


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getting ready to go to windows 10

Sugar Lopez
 

Hello friends

Ok, I have downloaded the link that was posted a while back to windows 10.

I have installed jaws 17

Using a desk top

Office/outlook 2010

 

I am really r’r’r’really nervous about moving forward to windows 10

Is this something I can do myself?

Or can I have someone from VFO assist me?

Microsoft disability has said they can help but I am nervous about this and that as I am not as “smart” when it comes to technology especially on something like this.

Will I loose anything from any current programs, files  that I have on my windows 7 if I move over?

Will it affect my outlook e mail?

 

Always a relief when I can come to friends like you.

Thanks

Sugar

There is speaking grace. Colossians 4:6 says, “Let your speech be always with grace, seasoned with salt, that ye may know how ye ought to answer every man.”

~Blessings, Sugar

 


Re: Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

andy.tidwell
 

Hello Dave, you are not alone maybe there is at least two of us that feel that way.
It is a crying shame you can't order a stick of dynamite on line and light it while you are on line and see how they like them apples. LOL.

-----Original Message-----
From: Dave
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:40 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Hello,

I've just been Wrestling with the Amazon Web Site, attempting to place an
Order. The KEY word here is Attempting.

For over an hour, was trying to get out of what appeared to be a Loop,
where the Check Out System would ask me for my Shipping Address, then
the Type of Shipping Wanted, then to fill in my Credit Card Info, and
then when I Click on Continue, I would go back to the screen asking for
my Billing Address.

Even Called Amazon's Handicapper Line, only to be told they could not
take my order, but could walk me through placing my order.

The guy was nice, but we couldn't place the order. When I asked if
Amazon had just a regular Order Number, where I might call to place an
order, I was told Amazon doesn't have such a Customer Line. All Orders
are to be placed On Line.

I see this removing of Customer Service Reps as a mistake, as I would
think lots of people would rather Speak to a live person, rather than
hope they ordered correctly On Line.

Perhaps I am in a Smaller Minority than I know? Me and three others
around the World would rather talk with someone when placing an order
than to go On Line.

And the rest of the World has adapted to tapping their I-Pad, and in 30
Seconds they have ordered all of their Christmas Gifts, and look at someone
like me as some kind of Mental Case that needs to be locked away in the
State Mental Hospital!

The difference between me and them is they Tap away on their I-Pad, and
I throw mine on the Sidewalk to Smash the Stupid Thing.

<Slight Laugh> I was reading an article the other day about how
Robotics are going to put most of us out of work in the next 20 years.

I am not so sure, Automating everything is such a Grand Idea.

I am starting to miss the days when I may ask a Store Clerk about an
Item, and they were able to tell me what I wanted to know. But today, I
am constantly being directed to look on their Web Site, even when I am
right there in the Store.

Are the Clerks that do work only their to make sure I don't Steal
somthing?

OK, Rant over. I need to go back to Amazon, log back in, and see if I
can complete my order. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Grumpy Dave








Jesus dyed for us, why can't we live for him?


Re: Annoying notification in Outlook

Jeffrey Schwartz
 

Gene,

I used tech support at vfo.  It worked for a day or two and has now regressed to the same old stuff.

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 6:33 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

You said a week or two ago that you resolved this issue with a call to the disability service.  I doubt there is even a notifications area, but we'll see what others say.

 

Gene

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

Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:49 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Maureen,

How do I reach the notifications area?

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Hi

I don’t know but can you go to the notifications area and do a delete notifications?

 

 

From: Jeffrey Schwartz

Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 12:59 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

I’m using jaws 2018  and Outlook 16 When a new e mail arrives I hear Notification followed by the name of the sender, the subject and several lines of the message.  This comes on even when I’m doing other tasks as long as Outlook is running in the background.  Is there any way to suppress this annoyance?

Thanks,

Jeff 


Re: Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Gene
 

Are your cookies enabled?  Do you use any sort of script blocker or other content blocker?  If you don't use a script blocking add on, do you have scripts turned off?  This is the kind of behavior one would expect to see if you had something like cookies or perhaps scripts blocked or turned off. 
 
Also, did you try another browser?  If none of the conditions I'm discussing apply, trying another browser may solve the problem.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
From: Dave
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 5:40 PM
Subject: [TechTalk] Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Hello,

I've just been Wrestling with the Amazon Web Site, attempting to place an
Order.    The KEY word here is Attempting. 

For over an hour, was trying to get out of what appeared to be a Loop,
where the Check Out System would ask me for my Shipping Address, then
the Type of Shipping Wanted, then to fill in my Credit Card Info, and
then when I Click on Continue, I would go back to the screen asking for
my Billing Address. 

Even Called Amazon's Handicapper Line, only to be told they could not
take my order, but could walk me through placing my order. 

The guy was nice, but we couldn't place the order.  When I asked if
Amazon had just a regular Order Number, where I might call to place an
order, I was told Amazon doesn't have such a Customer Line.  All Orders
are to be placed On Line.

I see this removing of Customer Service Reps as a mistake, as I would
think lots of people would rather Speak to a live person, rather than
hope they ordered correctly On Line. 

Perhaps I am in a Smaller Minority than I know?  Me and three others
around the World would rather talk with someone when placing an order
than to go On Line. 

And the rest of the World has adapted to tapping their I-Pad, and in 30
Seconds they have ordered all of their Christmas Gifts, and look at someone
like me as some kind of Mental Case that needs to be locked away in the
State Mental Hospital! 

The difference between me and them is they Tap away on their I-Pad, and
I throw mine on the Sidewalk to Smash the Stupid Thing. 

<Slight Laugh>   I was reading an article the other day about how
Robotics are going to put most of us out of work in the next 20 years. 

I am not so sure, Automating everything is such a Grand Idea. 

I am starting to miss the days when I may ask a Store Clerk about an
Item, and they were able to tell me what I wanted to know.  But today, I
am constantly being directed to look on their Web Site, even when I am
right there in the Store. 

Are the Clerks that do work only their to make sure I don't Steal
somthing? 

OK, Rant over.  I need to go back to Amazon, log back in, and see if I
can complete my order.  Fun!  Fun!  Fun!

Grumpy Dave








Automation of Everything, is a BADThing!

Dave
 

Hello,

I've just been Wrestling with the Amazon Web Site, attempting to place an
Order. The KEY word here is Attempting.

For over an hour, was trying to get out of what appeared to be a Loop,
where the Check Out System would ask me for my Shipping Address, then
the Type of Shipping Wanted, then to fill in my Credit Card Info, and
then when I Click on Continue, I would go back to the screen asking for
my Billing Address.

Even Called Amazon's Handicapper Line, only to be told they could not
take my order, but could walk me through placing my order.

The guy was nice, but we couldn't place the order. When I asked if
Amazon had just a regular Order Number, where I might call to place an
order, I was told Amazon doesn't have such a Customer Line. All Orders
are to be placed On Line.

I see this removing of Customer Service Reps as a mistake, as I would
think lots of people would rather Speak to a live person, rather than
hope they ordered correctly On Line.

Perhaps I am in a Smaller Minority than I know? Me and three others
around the World would rather talk with someone when placing an order
than to go On Line.

And the rest of the World has adapted to tapping their I-Pad, and in 30
Seconds they have ordered all of their Christmas Gifts, and look at someone
like me as some kind of Mental Case that needs to be locked away in the
State Mental Hospital!

The difference between me and them is they Tap away on their I-Pad, and
I throw mine on the Sidewalk to Smash the Stupid Thing.

<Slight Laugh> I was reading an article the other day about how
Robotics are going to put most of us out of work in the next 20 years.

I am not so sure, Automating everything is such a Grand Idea.

I am starting to miss the days when I may ask a Store Clerk about an
Item, and they were able to tell me what I wanted to know. But today, I
am constantly being directed to look on their Web Site, even when I am
right there in the Store.

Are the Clerks that do work only their to make sure I don't Steal
somthing?

OK, Rant over. I need to go back to Amazon, log back in, and see if I
can complete my order. Fun! Fun! Fun!

Grumpy Dave


Re: spell check in outlook

Gene
 

The question isn't about the JAWS pronunciation dictionary.  It is about the Microsoft Word spell check dictionary.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:56 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Maureen,
I was advised on this list to use control, shift and the letter D before one
opens the DM.  This brings up the default DM which changes the word in all
programs.
Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:49 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Hi Ann
What if the word is not in the suggest words list?  My company I work for is
WeCo.  Anytime I send an email that has our company name in it it always
says it's an error and in suggestions the only thing it has is Westco. It
was driving me nuts because it's in nearly every message I send.  I called
Microsoft for disabilities and they said you can't add a word unless you
select the word first.  I did select the word in the text and then added it
to the dictionary but it didn't stick and it seemed like I had to keep doing
the same thing.  However I just tried writing an email with the word in the
text and it took it without having me have to select the word in the text,
weird.  The only thing different from last time till today was I did update
Jaws and got the creators update to windows 10.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ann Parsons
Sent: Friday, December 08, 2017 7:02 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Hi all,

No, Jeff, when you find the correct word in the list of suggested
replacements by going up and down the list with your arrow keys, you hit
alt-c as in change or alt-l to change all these same misspelled words to the
corrected one, e.g. you've written an article about a place called New
Visions, (fake name) and all through this article you've written Vissions
instead of Visions.  The spell check will offer you the correct spelling
'visions', in the list of suggestions.  Sit on Visions and do a alt-l to
change all your errors to the correct word.

This is the only two-step task in the spell check for ignoring a word or
adding a word just hit alt-i or alt-a because the word you are ignoring or
adding is already selected by the program.  When you change a misspelled
word to the corrected one, you first have to tell the computer what the
correct word is, by selecting the right choice in the list.  This tells the
computer "Hey, you, I want you to pay attention to this word."  Your alt-c
says, "Change the selected misspelled word is  selected here to this one."

Computers are literal beasties and you have to tell them exactly what to do.
They can't read your mind, they can't even extrapolate from what you've done
before.  That's a good thing because it keeps humans on top.

Ann P.



Original message:
> Ann,
> Thanks for responding but I'm still a bit confused.  Are you saying
> that when it offers options to a misspelled word, I should hit the
> space bar when the spell checker offers the correct replacement?
> Jeff

> -----Original Message-----
> From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On
> Behalf Of Ann Parsons
> Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:28 PM
> To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

> Hi all,

> the spell checker in Outlook, same as in word, BTW, is a dialog.  It
> has mostly buttons.  These are activated with the spacebar.  Never hit
> enter on buttons unless you are absolutely sure that what you want to
> do is activate the default.  Pressing enter in a dialog on a button
> activates the default button, i.e. OK or send or whatever.  Always use
> the spacebar on buttons.

> Now, here are some handy-dandy tricks you can use with the spell checker.
> When you are in the list of choices for replacement, choose the one
> you want and press alt-c as in change, to change the incorrect word to
> the correct one.  If you have several instances where you've
> misspelled a word, i.e.
> you've written Verison five times in your message instead of Verizon,
> hit alt-l.  If you want to ignore the word hit alt-i to ignore it once
> and alt-g to ignore multiple occurrances.
> If you want to add the word to the dictionary, hit alt-a as in add.

> HTH,
> Ann P.

> --
> Ann K. Parsons
> Portal Tutoring
> EMAIL:  akp@...
> Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
> Portal Tutoring web site:  http://www.portaltutoring.info
> Skype: Putertutor

> "All that is gold does not glitter,
> Not all those who wander are lost."





>

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL:  akp@...
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site:  http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."

 








Re: Annoying notification in Outlook

Gene
 

You said a week or two ago that you resolved this issue with a call to the disability service.  I doubt there is even a notifications area, but we'll see what others say.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 2:49 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

Maureen,

How do I reach the notifications area?

Jeff

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:54 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

Hi

I don’t know but can you go to the notifications area and do a delete notifications?

 

 

From: Jeffrey Schwartz

Sent: Tuesday, December 05, 2017 12:59 PM

Subject: [TechTalk] Annoying notification in Outlook

 

I’m using jaws 2018  and Outlook 16 When a new e mail arrives I hear Notification followed by the name of the sender, the subject and several lines of the message.  This comes on even when I’m doing other tasks as long as Outlook is running in the background.  Is there any way to suppress this annoyance?

Thanks,

Jeff 


Re: spell check in outlook

Flor Lynch
 

In this scase though, they were talking about the Microsoft Outlook (or Office) Dictionary, not the JAWS Dictionary which is used with JAWS only to change JAWS' pronunciation of a word.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jeffrey Schwartz
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 8:56 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Maureen,
I was advised on this list to use control, shift and the letter D before one
opens the DM. This brings up the default DM which changes the word in all
programs.
Jeff

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Maureen Pranghofer
Sent: Saturday, December 16, 2017 1:49 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Hi Ann
What if the word is not in the suggest words list? My company I work for is
WeCo. Anytime I send an email that has our company name in it it always
says it's an error and in suggestions the only thing it has is Westco. It
was driving me nuts because it's in nearly every message I send. I called
Microsoft for disabilities and they said you can't add a word unless you
select the word first. I did select the word in the text and then added it
to the dictionary but it didn't stick and it seemed like I had to keep doing
the same thing. However I just tried writing an email with the word in the
text and it took it without having me have to select the word in the text,
weird. The only thing different from last time till today was I did update
Jaws and got the creators update to windows 10.


-----Original Message-----
From: Ann Parsons
Sent: Friday, December 08, 2017 7:02 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook

Hi all,

No, Jeff, when you find the correct word in the list of suggested
replacements by going up and down the list with your arrow keys, you hit
alt-c as in change or alt-l to change all these same misspelled words to the
corrected one, e.g. you've written an article about a place called New
Visions, (fake name) and all through this article you've written Vissions
instead of Visions. The spell check will offer you the correct spelling
'visions', in the list of suggestions. Sit on Visions and do a alt-l to
change all your errors to the correct word.

This is the only two-step task in the spell check for ignoring a word or
adding a word just hit alt-i or alt-a because the word you are ignoring or
adding is already selected by the program. When you change a misspelled
word to the corrected one, you first have to tell the computer what the
correct word is, by selecting the right choice in the list. This tells the
computer "Hey, you, I want you to pay attention to this word." Your alt-c
says, "Change the selected misspelled word is selected here to this one."

Computers are literal beasties and you have to tell them exactly what to do.
They can't read your mind, they can't even extrapolate from what you've done
before. That's a good thing because it keeps humans on top.

Ann P.



Original message:
Ann,
Thanks for responding but I'm still a bit confused. Are you saying
that when it offers options to a misspelled word, I should hit the
space bar when the spell checker offers the correct replacement?
Jeff
-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On
Behalf Of Ann Parsons
Sent: Thursday, December 7, 2017 4:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] spell check in outlook
Hi all,
the spell checker in Outlook, same as in word, BTW, is a dialog. It
has mostly buttons. These are activated with the spacebar. Never hit
enter on buttons unless you are absolutely sure that what you want to
do is activate the default. Pressing enter in a dialog on a button
activates the default button, i.e. OK or send or whatever. Always use
the spacebar on buttons.
Now, here are some handy-dandy tricks you can use with the spell checker.
When you are in the list of choices for replacement, choose the one
you want and press alt-c as in change, to change the incorrect word to
the correct one. If you have several instances where you've
misspelled a word, i.e.
you've written Verison five times in your message instead of Verizon,
hit alt-l. If you want to ignore the word hit alt-i to ignore it once
and alt-g to ignore multiple occurrances.
If you want to add the word to the dictionary, hit alt-a as in add.
HTH,
Ann P.
--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor
"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."




--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Re: MICROSOFT WORD: HELP WITH PAGE NUMBERING

Ann Parsons
 

Hi all,

Olusegun, go to the insert tab and tab down to page numbers, there is a grid where you can choose where you want the number to be placed. Typically print documants have the page number at the top right or the bottom right, your choice.

Ann P.

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Re: spell check in outlook

Ann Parsons
 

Hi Maureen,

If you know the word is correct, then add it to the dictionary with alt-a. That will tell the computer that your company's name is a word.

Ann P.

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Re: outlook 2016

Maureen Pranghofer <maureensmusic@...>
 

Hi Gene
I love Windows Live and use it for this list as well as other personal mail.  But for my job I had to get Outlook 2016 and it had the hugest learning curve I’ve ever had and there are always little quirky things happening every time it updates, I like it because I finally learned to use it but it wasn’t easy. I prefer Windows Live.
 
 

From: Gene
Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2017 4:46 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] outlook 2016
 
I would say to try Windows Live Mail.  You may try thunderbird too but whether you do or not, I would say to try Windows Live Mail as well.  I see no reason for anyone to pay for an e-mail program unless they want or need specific features that a for profit program has that free ones don't.  I see more complaints about Outlook than about the app, Windows Live Mail, or Thunderbird.  Unless you do more than typical e-mail use, I see no advantage in using Outlook.
 
I'm going to check and send a link to download the Windows Live Mail installer to the list because someone else wants it and no one has sent the information.  It's actually an installer for many office Live programs.  You can check only what you want to install.  Windows Live Mail is checked by default as I recall and nothing else is.  I've never used any of the other programs so I can't discuss them.
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Michael Boyd
Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2017 1:38 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] outlook 2016
 

 

Outlook comes with certain editions of Office. Depending on which edition you have determines if you would have it or not. I suppose Outlook could be added as a stand alone program, but it would not be free. The last time I saw any pricing for the individual Office programs, they ran over $100 per application. Some maybe a little mor than others. I hve not seen this as being available for quite some time now. Are you running an Office 365 version? If so, then you should be able to upgrade to a higher version for a little extra per month.

 

Michael

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shirley and guide dog nitro
Sent: Saturday, December 02, 2017 1:25 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] outlook 2016

 

is outlook 2016 free? i dont seem to have it on my pc. i do have office, but not sure of the version, but its a later version, and ihave jaws 17, and windows 10, anyone know if I can install outlook and if its a good email client. I am using the native mail ap that comes with windows but i dont really like it.

shirley


MICROSOFT WORD: HELP WITH PAGE NUMBERING

Olusegun -- Victory Associates LTD, Inc.
 

Hello Everyone:

It's Word2007 Ultimate. I have a document that's about EIGHT pages long. I
am compelled to NUMBER THE PAGES for ease of reference.

Questions:

1. Which is a better way of numbering each page--top right? Bottom right?
Top left? Or Bottom left?
The numbering is NOT FOR ME, it's to be presented to an inspector with a
PAIR OF EYES.
2. I can't seem to find the keystrokes I need to invoke the page numbering
process. Any pointers?
3. How do I invoke TypeOver using either Window-Eyes or Jaws?

Thanks all for your help!!

Sincerely,
Olusegun
Denver, Colorado