Re: JAWS and page numbers in Word

Thanks, I will take note of your advice and institute it the next time I
need to numbert the pages in a document.  Judith
----- Original Message -----
From: "Dave S" <dspeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 9:52 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS and page numbers in Word


> Hi Judith,
>
> Try this.  Open Word.  Go to the Insert menu.  Choose Page Numbers Decide
> with the arrow keys if you want the page numbers in the Header or Footer.
> Press Tab, then choose the desired alignment such as right, centered, etc.
> You may then uncheck the box which says, "Show number on first page".
Press
> Tab to OK, then Space on it to close the dialog.  Create several pages in
> the file, then arrow through them.  You will find that JAWS is getting the
> page number from the status line rather than from the inserted page
numbers.
> You can not simply read the page number in the document like you can the
> rest of the text.  Perhaps it just can't be done?
>
> Regards.
>
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Judith Bron" <jbron@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 9:14
> Subject: Re: JAWS and page numbers in Word
>
>
> > Dave, You hav me confused.  Page is page one if you insert the number at
> the
> > bottom, on top of the document or personally encode it in the middle of
> the
> > text.  If page one is page one Jaws will read the page number at the top
> of
> > the page as you read from one page to the other.  Judith
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Dave S" <dspeck@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <"Undisclosed-Recipient:;"@freelists.org>
> > Sent: Friday, April 01, 2005 8:23 AM
> > Subject: JAWS and page numbers in Word
> >
> >
> > > Hello all,
> > > I know that if a user of Word moves from page to page, JAWS will
> announce
> > the page number found on the status line of the window.  If the user
> inserts
> > page numbers into a document, how can they get JAWS to read that page
> number
> > without manually moving to the "Header and Footer" area?
> > >
> > > And BEFORE THIS TURNS INTO A GREAT DEBATE, THE ACTUAL PAGE NUMBER DOES
> NOT
> > HAVE TO MATCH THE PAGE NUMBER ON THE STATUS LINE.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Thank you.
> > >
> > >
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