[mac4theblind] Re: A few baffling questions

     As far as I know, the VoiceOver selection still works in Safari.  I've 
used it several times in Lion.

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On Dec 17, 2011, at 3:09 PM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:

> yeah, that's pretty much what I do, but I still! am curious what on earth I'm 
> doing wrong with the vo+return command.  Does it not work anymore like it 
> used to?
> 
> Chris.
> 
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Sarah Alawami" <marrie12@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: <mac4theblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, December 17, 2011 2:06 PM
> Subject: [mac4theblind] Re: A few baffling questions
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> 
> Just for now copy the current frase to the clipboard. that s how I do it when 
> vo enter fails to work.
> On Dec 17, 2011, at 6:16 AM, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:
> 
>> OK, either I'm totally remembering how to do this wrong, or it's broken.
>> 
>> Basically, ever since I've been on Snowleopard, I've had this weird thing 
>> where if I'm... say... on a web site, either in Google Chrome, or for that 
>> mind, in Safari, if I find a chunk of text that I need to select, and then 
>> copy to the pasteboard so I can paste it, say, into a... oh, I dono... say, 
>> a text file in Text Edit, or maybe say, into an e-mail... whatever... I 
>> can't for the life of me figure out why, but if I vo+right arrow over to the 
>> item, then press vo+return, yes, I know, not vo+enter, I'm at least doing 
>> that part correctly, it says start selecting.  Then if I vo+right arrow 
>> until I get to the end of the text, then hit vo+return again to stop 
>> selecting, I then find if I hit vo+F6 to see what is selected, or try 
>> copying, then pasting elseware, I wind up getting really random things from 
>> the page pasted wherever.  I can't interact with the html content, then 
>> again with the actual item I want to select, then hit command+A to select 
>> all.  Yeah, in theory, you'd think that would work, wouldn't ya. Well, 
>> actually, it doesn't.
>> all that does is selects everything on the whole page, not just everything 
>> in that one Voiceover item.
>> 
>> So, yeah, I'm totally perplexed.  I don't remember how I used to do this. I 
>> know at one time I was doing it, and it worked perfectly.  That's why I'm 
>> assuming that I'm missing something here.
>> 
>> The other thing is, I know in Lion, I think if I understood correctly, there 
>> is a way to do this, but even if I need 3rd party software to achieve it, in 
>> Snow Leopard, is there a way to apend things to the pasteboard?
>> 
>> Chris.
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