Re: Jaws not allowing selecting words or characters in word, wordpad or notepad.

I am also using XP home and jaws 5.0, and I use the shift key with all the
commands you mentioned and it works fine.  wonder what the difference is?
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Priti Rohra" <priti.rohra@xxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 10:34 PM
Subject: Re: Jaws not allowing selecting words or characters in word,
wordpad or notepad.


> Hi David,
> Try this out:
> Turn the Num Lock on and then press:
> Down arrow: to select the current line.
> Up arrow: to select the prior line
> For the Next line: Turn the Num Lock off, come to the start of the line
> which you want to select. Turn the Num Lock on again and press Down arrow
to
> select the current line.
> Control+Left arrow & Control+Right arrow for selecting the prior and the
> Next word.
> Right and Left arrow for selecting the prior and the next character.
> Control+Up arrow and Control+Down arrow for selecting the prior and the
next
> paragraph.
>
> Please do not use the Shift key.
> Turn the Num Lock off, once you have finished selecting.
>
> I am using Windows Xp Home and Jaws 5.0 and it works for me in Microsoft
> Word, however I have not tried for Notepad and Wordpad.
>
> Its not a fix, but atleast a workarround.
> Try it, might work for you as well.
> Chao,
> Priti,
> Accessibility Tester,
> Net System Solutions,
> India.
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "david poehlman" <poehlman1@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 8:40 AM
> Subject: Re: Jaws not allowing selecting words or characters in word,
> wordpad or notepad.
>
>
> > yes, but I've seen no fix for it.  Reinstalling and repairing jaws does
> not
> > fix it.
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Paul J. Traynor" <pjtraynor@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Friday, May 21, 2004 10:40 AM
> > Subject: Jaws not allowing selecting words or characters in word,
wordpad
> or
> > notepad.
> >
> >
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Recently I was asked why  words using shift keys and arrow keys as well
> > as home and end keys would not  select text in a document. I thought
> > maybe it was a word problem but when I unloaded jaws both 4.5.0 and 5.0
> > the problem was fixed. Has anyone come across this situation?.
> >
> > We are talking here win xp home, microsoft word, wordpad and notepad.
> > System has 256 memory and everything else seems okay.
> >
> > Many thanks in advance.
> >
> > Paul.
> >
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