[jaws-uk] Re: Reading prompts for edit boxes in web page

Hi Brian

Thanks ever so much, this is now working as required.

Martin


Brian Hartgen recently said:-

>Hi
>
>This can be easily rectified within JAWS V8 by working through the
>following:
>
>1. Go to=20
>www.halifax-online.co.uk
>
>2. When the site has loaded, press ALT+Shift+V for personalised
>verbosity settings.
>3. Press the letter F twice and you will reach Form Field prompts.
>4. Press Space Bar repeatedly until jaws says "form field prompts use
>longest".
>5. Press Enter to save the settings.
>
>Now try reading the security question using forms mode.  You will find
>that setting the option this way ensures jaws only acts in this manner
>for this site and not globally which is what you want.
>
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>On Behalf Of Jim Williams
>Sent: 06 May 2007 12:31
>To: jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [jaws-uk] Re: Reading prompts for edit boxes in web page
>
>Rashni,
>
>Good thinking I'll put it on my "to do" list.
>
>Cheers
>
>Jim Williams
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>[mailto:jaws-uk-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On Behalf Of Rashmi Shah
>Sent: 06 May 2007 12:17
>To: jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [jaws-uk] Re: Reading prompts for edit boxes in web page
>
>
>HiListers
>
>I have not yet used any bank or building societies website to access my
>account.
>
>However, regarding this particular access issue, should it not be
>complain
>to the FSA (Financial Services Authority) as all of the banks and
>building
>societies are regulated by the named Authority?
>
>Rashmi Shah
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Ken Reid" <ken.reid@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>To: "JAWS Users" <jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>Sent: Saturday, May 05, 2007 2:41 PM
>Subject: [jaws-uk] Reading prompts for edit boxes in web page
>
>
> > Jim, and others
> > I agree very strongly that if a bank et al use a security system that
>bars
> > the visually impaired screen reader user, then we are clearly being
> > discriminated against.  It would, I think, be an open and shut case.
>No
> > excuse about protecting our security will wash when the protection
> > stretches so far it prevents the user accessing their own account!
> >
> > The Halifax system that started this thread may be a bit of sloppy
>coding,
> > given the changing infrastructure that is going on all the time.  But
>as
> > Martin and I have both experienced no problems with versions 5 and 7,
>this
> > sounds more like a weakness, or change of setting, in version 8 than a
> > failing of the bank.
> >
> > I would like to be sure that the Jaws community has pooled its
>collective
> > expertise to overcome this before we try to get the bank to make
>changes,
> > as our standpoint is much greyer than that described by Jim.
> >
> > Look forward to any more suggestions, and wish you luck, Jim, in
> > challenging your banker - don't let them get away with it!
> >
> > Ken
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