Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word

To press insert/alt/s all at once this worked for me.
on the left hand put the baby finger on left alt, the ring finger on s and
the baby finger on the right hand on the jaws key.  Judith
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From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 1:27 PM
Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word


> I have a couple of comments about Edward's instructions.
>
> First, I went into Configuration Manager, Text Processing to see the
options
> Edward describes below for setting the mode of capitalization
announcement.
> Whereas his instructions say to set caps to be announced in all three
> ways--by character, by word, and by line-- in actuality, this item is a
> combo box from which you can choose only one option at a time.  I'll paste
> in the Word Help section below.  And don't forget to save the Word.jcf
file
> where you're making this change before exiting Configuration manager, or
it
> won't take.
>
> All that said, I really appreciate Edward pointing out this possibility
> because, even if I have to go through all that to turn it on and off for a
> period of copy editing a Word document, it provides the caps announcement
> handily in line-by-line close editorial reading, still letting things read
> normally in Say All.  That's my preference, of course; others may prefer
to
> also use the option of having caps announced in Say All, as Edward points
> out on the Insert V temporary verbosity settings menu.  Just a matter of
> what's helpful enough without driving me crazy to listen to.
>
> My second comment is that I was curious to see what those proofreading
> capabilities were about, because, if an Insert key is involved, I guess
it's
> a Jaws function rather than part of the Word spelling and grammar program,
> and I never heard about it.  I can't figure out which topic it might be
> treated in within jaws help, though I did look.  ord But when I tried to
> invoke it as instructed, I couldn't figure out how to press Insert, Alt
and
> S together, no matter how hard I tried.  Which fingers are used for this
by
> most people?
>
> Okay, here's the bit from Jaws help about that text processing option.  If
> you look at it, you'll see you have to sselect one, and only one item.
> There isn't a set of check boxes or on and off toggles that enable you to
> employ all three methods at once.
> (this is Jaws 6.0 I'm using)
>
> Indicate Capitalization
>
> Use this list to tell JAWS when to indicate capitalization. By default,
JAWS
> only announces capitalization when reading by character or spelling words
or
> lines.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judith Bron" <jbron@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 6:22 AM
> Subject: Re: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
>
>
> Thanks Edward, you just gave the technical options that most of us never
> thought of.  Judith
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Edward Marquette" <emarquette@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2005 5:11 AM
> Subject: Easiest Way of Proof Reading in Word
>
>
> > Here are some tips that actually work.
> > 1.  If you turn on spell-check as you type, Word, even with tons of
> memory, will sometimes give you an out of memory error.  Plus, on all but
> rocket fast machines, it slows down Word with JAWS running.
> > 2.  Control Plus Shift plus E does not bring up a dialog box with a list
> of errors, but then I don't have spell-check as you type turned on.  On my
> system, control plus shift plus E turns track changes on and off in Word,
a
> function I'm required to use often.  So, that hot key choice was
> unfortunate -- if the post was correct on that point.
> > 3.  Always, always put two spaces between a period (and the like) and
the
> next sentence.  Word generally will capitalize the first letter of the
> sentence.  I've never had a problem.
> > 4.  In Configuration Manager for JAWS, while inside Word, go to text
> processing, check "read with character, word, and line."  That way, as you
> read line-by-line through a document, you will hear capitalization.
> > 5. When in Word, press JAWS key plus the letter V.  Near the bottom of
the
> list, there are a couple of capitalization options.  Turn them on.  One is
> "say caps during say all."  I canot remember the other.
> > 6.  If you don't hear the pitch different for capital letters, either go
> back to "voices" in the JAWS menu (JAWS key plus J) and increase the pitch
> differential for upper case.  In the alternative, have JAWS say "cap" for
> capital letters.
> > 7.  Press alt plus insert plus S.  Pick one of the proof reading schemes
> and, at least initially, turn on training mode.
> > 8.  For words you know you frequently screw up, you can go to autotext
(in
> the Word tools menu).  There, you can enter NO in solid caps, putting the
> replacement word in lower case and upper case combined.
> > 9.  You could also use the JAWS dictionary.  When on NO (solid caps),
> press JAWS key plus D.  Add this word to the dictionary.  To alert you,
type
> in something like "no in solid caps."   That's what JAWS will say whenever
> you type "NO" in solid caps.
> > You don't have to do all of the above.  Some will be more to your liking
> than others.
> > I wouldn't turn on the Word grammar checker if my life depended upon it.
> > Good luck.
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