Re: Dictionary Manager

Yardbird,
  Thanks for the advice.
  Tippy
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 11:20 AM
Subject: Re: Dictionary Manager


> Hi,
>
> Just two comments to offer.  First, I agree with Bruce that blanking out
an
> entire class of links so that Jaws can no longer see them may not be a
> practical idea.  I innocently did this while making some personalized
> verbosity settings at audible.com, the online spoken word vendor, just
> because I thought the site was too talkative, and soon regretted it.  I
> thought that all the functional links I most needed in order to place
> orders, download audio books I'd bought, etc., had disappeared, and that
the
> site was broken.  Only with the help of an equally puzzled audible tech
> support person was I able to figure out what I'd done, and undo it.
>
> Second, it may be worth emphasizing explicitly that this isn't something
you
> accomplish with the jaws dictionary manager.  It's within the purview of
the
> verbosity settings, approached either from the configurations Manager or
the
> on the menu you pull up while on a Web site with Insert V.
>
> Good luck.  Those links, and a few other types, too, can be maddening to
> listen to,so I sympathize.  But the caution Bruce is offering is not just
a
> casual word of advice, I wouldn't say.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <ptusing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, October 21, 2005 7:32 AM
> Subject: Re: Dictionary Manager
>
>
> One can disabled reading ofgraphical links
> and change it back again since that is what  I have to do sometimes.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Bruce Toews" <dogriver@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 9:45 PM
> Subject: Re: Dictionary Manager
>
>
> > The problem is you're trying to get rid of the announcement of a link.
One
> > thing I suppose you could do is disable the speaking of graphical links,
> > but I don't think this would be particularly advisable.
> >
> > Bruce
> >
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> > On Thu, 20 Oct 2005, Tippy wrote:
> >
> >> Thanks for the idea, but I already tried that.
> >>  Tippy
> >>  ----- Original Message -----
> >>  From: Lois Goodine
> >>  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>  Sent: Thursday, October 20, 2005 9:18 PM
> >>  Subject: Re: Dictionary Manager
> >>
> >>
> >>  Try backspacing through the line to be deleted, or go to the left
margin
> >> and select it with shift plus end, and delete it.  Then you'll have to
> >> type in the word you wanted to work with.
> >>  Lois Goodine.
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