Re: accessing combo boxes with a Dell laptop

The way to deal with this style of combo box is to use the jaws cursor
after opening the drop-down.

On 1/25/10, Dave Carlson <dgcarlson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Tom,
>
> Once you are on a combo box, then use Alt+DownArrow to open the list/box and
> then arrow up/down to hear the choices.
>
> Note that some combo boxes on the web are "active" so that as soon as you've
> changed the selection, the page refreshes to something new. Frustrating, as
> you have to again find that combo box and take another step.
>
> I think there's even a way to avoid this. Someone else will know how, I'm
> sure.
>
> Dave
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: "jaws users e-mail list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Monday, January 25, 2010 07:18
> Subject: accessing combo boxes with a Dell laptop
>
>
> Hi, folks.
>
> I'm somewhat embarrassed to admit this, but I forget how to access web site
> combo boxes on the Dell Lattitude 610 laptop that I am using.
>
> I am currently running Jaws 10 with Windows XP and Internet Explorer here.
>
> Thanks for helping refresh my memory on this.
>
> Sincerely,
> Tom Behler in Colorado
>
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