Re: Help! Everything's speaking in Jaws! Everything!

Try pressing INSERT+SPACEBAR and check if the "Home Row" is set to "OFF".

Hope this helps.

Zaheer Sheikh

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On 3/2/09, Yardbird <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> This never happened to me before, and I hope there's a simple way to turn it
> off. I was just in a Word document that I was editing, and for no reason I
> can remember I accidentally hit the jaws key (insert key on my desktop) and
> something around the upper left of my keyboard. Maybe it was the letter A,
> in fact that's what I feel as if it was.
>
> Well, whatever I did, all of a sudden jaws began speaking everything from
> announcing my menu line, the clock every time it changes, the Word
> measurements in inches now and then, and mysterious numbers now and then
> like 1 or 4 or whatever,. I closed that document and came here into Outlook
> Express to compose this plea for help, and even here jaws is speaking every
> screen element is can find, speaking my every keystroke no matter that I use
> Insert 2 to toggle it to words as I usually keep it set, and so forth. I can
> hardly hear myself time because it's always speaking everything I type,
> individual characters and then words and ten whole lines and I just can't do
> anything to stop it.
>
> Help. I'm hoping there's just one key combo I must have pressed while in
> Word that set this off, and I am hoping dearly that it's a toggle so I can
> stop all this crazy racket.
>
> Thanks in advance.
>
> P.S. it doesn't do any of this when I'm just reading what I've typed. But if
> I'm typing, it starts all over again. if that's a clue to someone.
>
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