Re: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode

Okay, fine. But where did you learn that this could be done, is what I'm 
asking. Implicitly. Like/as they say.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "G.W. Cox" <gwcox2@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:41 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode


Try it. You'll like it.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Yardbird" <yardbird@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 4:50 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode


> Jerry,
>
> through numerous versions of Jaws, I've never learned from the
> documentation
> or tutorials or ever heard anyone say, as you have, that you can use the
> space bar to enter Forms Mode. Seriously? That's interesting. The
> instruction has always been to press Enter, and I never inferred that to
> be
> suggesting or implying that this is like working with controls labeled
> buttons, where sometimes enter will do the job but other times it's the
> space bar. I thought Forms Mode was just an enter thing, end of story.
>
> Not so, apparently?Seriously
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "G.W. Cox" <gwcox2@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 2:30 PM
> Subject: Re: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode
>
>
> Just something I've noticed. I usually use the space bar to go into forms
> mode with older versions of Jaws. That cuts down on going where I don't
> want
> to.
>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: Rose Combs
>  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Sent: Saturday, September 20, 2008 1:42 PM
>  Subject: RE: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode
>
>
>  If you do not like it turn it off.  Personally it is something that is
> very long overdue in my opinion.  I like not having to press enter to fill
> in forms, it needs a bit more work, for example if one tabs to put in a
> password after a user name it sometimes turns off and getting it back
> again
> can be a annoying but, for the most part this is a feature I like a lot--a
> feather that often in the past has made me switch to System Access when I
> know I am going to be filling in forms.
>
>
>  Rose Combs
>  rosecombs@xxxxxxxxx
>
>
>
>
>
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>  From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf
> Of alice dampman
>  Sent: Thursday, September 18, 2008 5:41 AM
>  To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>  Subject: Re: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode
>
>
>  I don't think I like the idea of auto forms mode at all. If I want to
> fill
> out something, it is so easy to hit enter to get into forms mode, there is
> no chance of typing something into an edit field unintentionally, I always
> know whether I'm in forms mode or not, and if for some reason, I'm unsure,
> all I have to do is press the key combination for the pc cursor to find
> out.
>      I don't like my computer or its programs to do my thinking for me,
> and
> automatically putting me in forms mode when I may not want to be there
> falls
> into that category IMO.
>  Alice
>  alicedh@xxxxxxxxxxx
>    ----- Original Message ----- 
>    From: Peter Holdstock
>    To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>    Sent: Wednesday, September 17, 2008 5:37 PM
>    Subject: JAWS 10 - Auto forms mode
>
>
>
>    Hi, I love the new auto forms mode. However I find it annoying when
> sometimes it will automatically go in to auto forms mode when you first
> load
> up a site. For example EBay or other sites were there is a search box or
> username field, and the website is designed to put you straight to either
> of
> the boxes. JAWS then switches to forms mode as soon as the page has loaded
> (sometimes even whilst it's loading), and then you can't use your
> navigation
> quick keys to move around the page, without having to press down arrow
> first
> to get out of forms mode.
>
>    I'd like to have it so that JAWS wont go in to auto forms mode in
> situations were the website automatically puts you in an edit field.
>
>    Anybody else have any comments on this?
>
>    Peter
>
>
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