[access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour

Hi Andy,
I have mine set to 800 by 600 and true colour 32 and JAWS, Hal and
Windows-Eyes has worked well on this machine.
 Ibby


-----Original Message-----
From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
Andy Logue
Sent: 21 January 2007 15:15
To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour

Hi Andy.

It's as clear as mud to me also.  If I get time later today, I'll have a 
look at the Hentor Joyce site to see if they mention it.

Andy
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andy Collins" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 12:43 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour


> Is the screen resolution the reason then that when I am reading the screen
> using JFW, a sighted person can't see what JFW is reading because it isn't
> actually on the monitor?
>
> I'd like to know what the best resolution setting is for JFW to work well,
> this is still unclear to me! - Andy
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 12:26 PM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour
>
>
> The higher the resolution the more that can be fitted on the display
> screen, meaning that screen reading would be improved if you set the
> resolution to the below or higher. Hope that helps.
> On Sun, 21 Jan 2007 11:52:20 -0000, "Andy Collins"
> <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>> Well yes, I do mean 800x600, but when you say that is the minimum any
>> screen
>> reader can handle, is that to say that a higher resolution is better?
>>
>> Thanks - Andy
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 11:00 AM
>> Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour
>>
>>
>> Can I ask, do you mean 800 x 600 not the other way round? If that's the
>> case, then that's fine for a screen reader since that's the minimum
>> screen resolution that any screen reader can handle. Hope that helps.
>> On Sun, 21 Jan 2007 10:54:33 -0000, "Andy Collins"
>> <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>> > So Christopher, 600x800 is no longer the best setting for JFW? 
>> > Wondering
>> > why
>> > I had it set to that before I reinstalled XP - Andy
>> > ----- Original Message -----
>> > From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > Sent: Sunday, January 21, 2007 10:19 AM
>> > Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour
>> >
>> >
>> > Do the following:
>> > 1. Open control panel.
>> > 2. Press enter on display.
>> > 3. Control-tab to the settings tab.
>> > 4. Tab to the resolution slider and move it till it says 1024 by 786 or
>> > something like that.
>> > 5. Tab to the colours combo box and set it to 32-bit.
>> > 6. Tab to OK and press enter.
>> > 7. If you're asked if you wish to keep this setting, press enter on 
>> > yes.
>> > Hope that helps.
>> > On Sat, 20 Jan 2007 12:06:30 -0000, "Andy Collins"
>> > <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> said:
>> > > Hi Andy - when I change to 600x800 last night, it messed up my JAWS
>> > > setting
>> > > for XP! as it modified the desk top. I was looking under display in
>> > > control
>> > > panel, and saw on the appropriate tab a list of resolutions;
> originally,
>> > > mine was set to 1024x768 with a percentage of %9 [not sure what the
>> > > percentage thing is about], when I selected 600x800, the percentage
> went
>> > > down to 0, and JAWS kept seeing blanks everywhere, no matter what
> window
>> > > I
>> > > was in; it would read emails or documents in say all mode, but not
> line
>> > > by
>> > > line. From what you say, and waht I seem to remember, 600x800 is the
>> > > correct
>> > > setting, but Christopher talked about colours, and this is where I'm
>> > > stuck,
>> > > so if you or anybody can help me get these setting right for JAWS,
> then
>> > > I'd
>> > > apreciate it.
>> > >
>> > > Thanks - Andy
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: "Andy Logue" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 11:54 AM
>> > > Subject: [access-uk] Re: Screen resolution and colour
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > Hi Andy.
>> > >
>> > > My settings are 600 by 800.
>> > >
>> > > Are you able to navigate your way back to change it or would youlike
> me
>> > > to
>> > > walk you through it.
>> > >
>> > > Best wishes.
>> > > Andy
>> > >
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > ----- Original Message -----
>> > > From: "Andy Collins" <andy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> > > Sent: Saturday, January 20, 2007 10:33 AM
>> > > Subject: [access-uk] Screen resolution and colour
>> > >
>> > >
>> > > > My screen resolution and colour is set to: 1152x864, colour: 32 
>> > > > bpp;
> I
>> > > > don't
>> > > > think this is right for JAWS, I seem to think it should be 600x800,
> is
>> > > > that
>> > > > right, and what should colour be set to?
>> > > >
>> > > > Thanks - Andy
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