Re: Jaws 12 works with Google Chrome

The problem with chrome taht I ahve seen is that it does nto read any
menus or bookmarks or anything.
So it's still not usable.

On 5/29/11, John G <jglists0@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I wonder if our beloved Window-Eyes has caught up with the rest of
> the civilised world in this matter. <smile>
>
> At 06:08 29/05/2011, you wrote:
>>Sorry for the cross posting, but as this fundamentally affects, or
>>at least can, how most of us interact with the web, I thought I'd
>>share.
>>
>>I fired up the latest Google chrome, as I do from time to time, to
>>play around with it, and I noticed that jaws 12 started reading
>>me the page. First I thought, oh cute, the virtual cursor
>>recognition finally got smart enough to recognize the chrome window as
>>non-static text, but then I said, hmm, that's reading awfully well,
>>so I hit h and navigated by header, and I went to different
>>URLs, and they all read correctly.
>>
>>Further investigation shows that jaws is aliasing chrome to Firefox.
>>The Firefox scripts, in fact, are what is loaded if you do an
>>insert+q.
>>
>>So, apparently no longer is NVDA the only windows screen reader that
>>supports chrome.
>>
>>Good to see, I thought.
>>
>>Btw, I checked, and sure enough, the line:
>>
>>chrome=Firefox
>>
>>appears in the default confignames.ini shipping with jaws.
>>
>>Would have been nice to know ... just a thought.
>>
>>Take care,
>>Sina
>>
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