Re: JAWS--good product--potential problem

people who have problems should seek assistance, I have not seen any
questions on this to which there were not good answers.  If we had examples
of pages that down arrow is the only thing to use on, it might be helpfull
to figure out what needs to be done.  I do a lot of web surfing and have
been asked by lots of people how to work more efficiently on the web and
yes, the annoyance of blank lines has come up and with 100 percent certanty,
we've found ways to deal with the issues.  I'm not against an option to
eliminate blank lines because I love new features and The more the better, I
am though worried that this one may be duplicative of features we already
have.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tusing" <ptusing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2003 12:51 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS--good product--potential problem


HI,
For   some  web pages, there is no  better  approach  --for some  specific
pages-- that works better than encountering  via down arrowing     the extra
blank  lines
Despite the easy temtation to suggest some  have  not tried hard  enough or
that  some are somehow ignorant: some of  us have  spent    time over months
experimenting without success.
trying to find better ways.
All this  is because  " some" are encountering difficulties and  have even
had to curtail computer usage.
 If    some  one can help  come  up with even a  partial solution  in this
matter,
there will be more than a small few happy to find an answer.
Repeat use  problems are not to be taken lightly and  it is  my  sincerest
hope that some  may express some  useful,  pragmatic   concern to
mailto:suggestions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
Because I   know some of these  people so affected,  and as I  believe in
and recommend JAWS, I  put  my  hopes with
 an strongly  believe  in the company that makes this  marvelous screen
reader.
  the over use   problem  is  not to be  ignored  and is     important;
 sparing needless keystrokes is " the real deal"  when   pain and repeat use
problems    limit  Internet  usage--as   others  are increasingly
reporting.





----- Original Message -----
From: "David Poehlman" <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 10:21 PM
Subject: Re: JAWS--good product--potential problem


> I have two things to say here.
> 1> if one has a suggestion, one should write to:
> suggestions@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx and if there is a problem asking for a
> solution like how do I do this or that with jaws or some thing that is not
> readily apparent, we are here to help. A success story is always welcome,
I
> downloaded this program and it works really well with jaws with a few
tweaks
> or no tweaks at all.
>
> 2> There are so many ways to use jaws that if someone has a problem with
> down arrow on web pages, they should come up with another approach.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Tusing" <ptusing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, December 19, 2003 8:51 PM
> Subject: JAWS--good product--potential problem
>
>
> Greetings,
> Although I do appreciate the effort behind and the great value of using
> JAWS:
> I  am  hearing from a growing--but  not scientific-polled group of  people
> who
> are reporting problems.
> Their  issue which I do not wish to become my  issue  or  your issue is
due
> to stress or repeat motion strain on the hands due to the  increased
number
> of  keystrokes we get to  use as years  go by.
> Being fair, we do  have Internet  keystrokes which work to a certain
> extent:  however, the inability to "remove" totally blank  lines from the
> web page reading experience has  such  people abandoning 5.
> Very few people keyboard constantly as we screen reader users  do as our
> software is keyboard driven and the  increased risk of carpel tunnel
> syndrome is always there.
> Why can't F S give us a toggle for "lessening" the  number of  totally
blank
> lines since the Internet keystrokes although O K--certainly are not 100%.
> Why can't we "choose"   to turn  "off"   totally blank lines  on some  or
> all web sites?
> After all,  if JAWS can encounter text then one can surely program to
locate
> (and  hopefully) remove totally blank lines.
> Repeat use damage can ruin a career.
> Thank you.
>
>
>
>
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