RE: How do I load scripts?
- From: "Ray Campbell" <ray.campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 12:01:25 -0600
Hi Linda: I recognize your name from ACB circles. Let me give you instructions for installing scripts, if you want me to talk you through this, I can. 1. Download the scripts you want to implement to some place on your computer, say "my documents." 2. Locate the file you just downloaded in step 1 which is probably a zip file. When you find it, hold down the ctrl key and press "x". 3. Go to the start menu, arrow down or press "p" to get to all programs sub menu, press "j" for the JAWS sub menu, press "e" for Explore JAWS sub menu, then arrow down to "explore my settings" and press enter. 4. Hold down the ctrl key and press"v" to paste the script file you downloaded. 5. Press enter on the script file you just pasted, which again, is probably a zip file. 6. Hold down the alt key and press "f" for the file menu, then press "a" for extract all. A wizzard will come up, press enter on the next button. 7. You'll be asked where you want to extract the files to. Locate the edit box where this long path will be. Press the end key, then press backspace until you hear JAWS say "backslash." 8. Press enter, and the script files will be extracted. A box will come up asking if you want to see the extracted files, press space bar to uncheck it, then press tab to get to the finish button and press enter. 9. Press backspace to get back into the JAWS settings folder. 10. Hold down the JAWS key (num pad insert key) and press the 0 key. The script manager will come up. 11. Hold down the ctrl key and press "o." A list of files will come up. Locate the first ".jss" file and press enter. 12. Press ctrl-s and a message will come up telling you the script has been compiled. 13. Repeat steps 11 and 12 until all of the ".jss" files have been compiled. When the last one is done, press alt-f4. 14. Press alt-f4 again to get out of the JAWS settings folder. The scripts should now work for you. Yes, there is probably a quicker, easier way to do this, but I don't know it right now. Ray Campbell, Help Desk Technician Adaptive Technology Center Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired 1850 W. Roosevelt Road Chicago, IL 60608 312-997-3651 (Voice/Relay) or 888-825-0080 (voice/Relay) ray.campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx AIM Screen Name: tclhelp -- JFW related links: JFW homepage: http://www.freedomscientific.com/ Scripting mailing list: http://lists.the-jdh.com/listinfo.cgi/scriptography-the-jdh.com JFW List instructions: To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line. Archives located at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/jfw If you have any concerns about the list, post received from the list, or the way the list is being run, do not post them to the list. Rather contact the list owner at jfw-admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx