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Jaws Only Reads when Using Say Line Keystroke


Mike B
 

Hi All,
 
Running Windows 7, Word 2010 and Jaws 16, thru J2021.  I don't know what happened but, when reading an old or new Word .DOCX file Jaws of any version will not read line by line when down or up arrowing, Jaws will only read when using the say line keystroke, Insert + up arrow.  Jaws doesn't report blank lines or anything unless using the say line keystroke.
 
I know I'm missing something but, for the life of me I don't know what.  Call it a senior moment a major brain fart or severe brain cramp, but I'm having all of them!  Would someone tell me what setting or settings I should be checking?  I'm obviously overlooking something and don't have a clue as to what it is.
 
All help is greatly appreciated!  Thanks mooy moocho.

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers, Lakers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


David Goldfield
 

I wonder if JAWS is set for speech on demand. Press insert-space, followed by S. Does that help?

David Goldfield,
Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

www.davidgoldfield.org
On 10/13/2020 4:04 PM, Mike B wrote:

Hi All,
 
Running Windows 7, Word 2010 and Jaws 16, thru J2021.  I don't know what happened but, when reading an old or new Word .DOCX file Jaws of any version will not read line by line when down or up arrowing, Jaws will only read when using the say line keystroke, Insert + up arrow.  Jaws doesn't report blank lines or anything unless using the say line keystroke.
 
I know I'm missing something but, for the life of me I don't know what.  Call it a senior moment a major brain fart or severe brain cramp, but I'm having all of them!  Would someone tell me what setting or settings I should be checking?  I'm obviously overlooking something and don't have a clue as to what it is.
 
All help is greatly appreciated!  Thanks mooy moocho.

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers, Lakers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Thom Spittle
 

It sounds to me like you have Speech on demand on.

Do the layered keystroke, insert spacebar. Then press S, like sam. It should say full speech, if it says speech on demand, go through the process again.

 

Thom

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:05 PM
To: TechTalk <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Jaws Only Reads when Using Say Line Keystroke

 

Hi All,

 

Running Windows 7, Word 2010 and Jaws 16, thru J2021.  I don't know what happened but, when reading an old or new Word .DOCX file Jaws of any version will not read line by line when down or up arrowing, Jaws will only read when using the say line keystroke, Insert + up arrow.  Jaws doesn't report blank lines or anything unless using the say line keystroke.

 

I know I'm missing something but, for the life of me I don't know what.  Call it a senior moment a major brain fart or severe brain cramp, but I'm having all of them!  Would someone tell me what setting or settings I should be checking?  I'm obviously overlooking something and don't have a clue as to what it is.

 

All help is greatly appreciated!  Thanks mooy moocho.


Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers, Lakers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.


Mike B
 

Hi Tom & David,
 
That must have been it, but if so, I wonder why speech wouldn't work in Jaws16.  The, Insert + S, in Jaws16 toggles speech on / off.  Somewhere along the line it fixed itself and I'm assuming that was from a couple of reboots.  Thank you both very much for your input!  A keeper for sure!

Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 2:11 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Jaws Only Reads when Using Say Line Keystroke

It sounds to me like you have Speech on demand on.

Do the layered keystroke, insert spacebar. Then press S, like sam. It should say full speech, if it says speech on demand, go through the process again.

 

Thom

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Tuesday, October 13, 2020 4:05 PM
To: TechTalk <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Jaws Only Reads when Using Say Line Keystroke

 

Hi All,

 

Running Windows 7, Word 2010 and Jaws 16, thru J2021.  I don't know what happened but, when reading an old or new Word .DOCX file Jaws of any version will not read line by line when down or up arrowing, Jaws will only read when using the say line keystroke, Insert + up arrow.  Jaws doesn't report blank lines or anything unless using the say line keystroke.

 

I know I'm missing something but, for the life of me I don't know what.  Call it a senior moment a major brain fart or severe brain cramp, but I'm having all of them!  Would someone tell me what setting or settings I should be checking?  I'm obviously overlooking something and don't have a clue as to what it is.

 

All help is greatly appreciated!  Thanks mooy moocho.


Take care and stay safe.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.  Go dodgers, Lakers & Rams!
Main's Law:  For every action there is an equal and opposite government program.