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

Insert+s to cycle through until you hear highlight.

bruce

On Mon, 2 Mar 2009, Yardbird 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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