[macvoiceover] Re: Lion is frustrating in 3 areas

In Lion, does spotlight now have its own preferences?  If so, maybe 
something can get adjusted in there to help.

On Tue, 11 Oct 2011, Keith Reedy wrote:

> Ok Russell,
> 
> Lets see if we can un ravel this thing
> 
> Sounds like you have some settings out of whack in navigation.
> All of the things that you have talked about here may be a part of the 
> settings problem.
> 
> I don't know how to make voiceover quit saying, system has new window.
> Any way
> Here is what I have,
> Initial position of Voiceover cursor, Key board focused item.
> Keyboard follows voiceover cursor, this box is checked.
> voiceover cursor follows key board focus, this box is checked.
> insertion point follows voiceover cursor, this box is checked.
> voiceover cursor follows insertion point, this box is checked.
> mouse pointer follows voiceover cursor.
> 
> There will be times when you will need to enable live regions for some web 
> pages.
> 
> Hide the tool bar, you will only need it from time to time  and you can show 
> it again when you need it.
> 
> When you bring up Safari using the doc, make sure you start from the finder, 
> I don't know why, but, it seems to work better this way.
> 
> I feel your pain, Lion is a bit unstable in a few areas, but, I think it will 
> get better over time.
> 
> HTH.
> Keith Reedy On Oct 10, 2011, at 8:34 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
> 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > I'm becoming quite frustrated with Lion in the following 3 areas? perhaps 
> > there's something I need to change in settings to get things to work 
> > better, I'm not sure.
> > 
> > 1.  Spotlight search.  I loved Spotlight search in Snow Leopard.  I could 
> > find anything, a file, email message, whatever.  All I needed to do was 
> > press command - space, type in a word or two, arrow down a list of results, 
> > press enter on the result and it would open.  In Lion, I press command, 
> > space, type in a word or two, then, as I am arrowing down the list, I keep 
> > getting interrupted by the message, "system has new window".  If I can 
> > manage to get VO focused on the result I want, when I press enter on it, 
> > sometimes it will open, but most of the time it takes me to some sort of 
> > search dialogue box at which point I need to VO right arrow till I find a 
> > list of results to navigate through? way more cumbersome in my opinion.
> > 
> > 2. Safari.  I find that quite often, instead of a website opening within 
> > the page, I am placed in the toolbar, and quite often cannot get out of the 
> > toolbar.  VO right arrow just keeps going around in a loop through the 
> > toolbar, and tabbing does the same.
> > 
> > 3. Item chooser.  In Snow Leopard, I would quite often use the item chooser 
> > to choose a piece of text I knew was on the page.  I would get a nice list 
> > of results with the desired text in it, and I could just arrow down the 
> > list, press enter on the one I wanted, and I would be taken right to that 
> > spot on the web page.  Now, in Lion, 95% of the time I am presented with 
> > results that have absolutely nothing to do with what I typed.
> > 
> > Is anyone else experiencing these frustrations?  Has something changed in 
> > Lion that I'm not aware of?  Any help would be greatly appreciated.!
> > 
> > Thanks all,
> > 
> > Russell>
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