Re: programming languages , environments and jaws

Hi Marlon,

I would say that version six of JAWS is probably the minimum version for use with Visual Studio 2005. Visual Studio 2005 was tested against JAWS versions between five and seven as these were the versions that were current or released during the development of Visual Studio 2005.

The versions of JAWS that were tested against Visual Studio 2005 all work pretty much the same when used with the scripts; however, there is one problem with version five of JAWS that cannot be fixed by the scripts. The problem is that the off screen model seems to get stuck in an infinite loop, or performs some other task that seems never ending, when the Solution Explorer becomes visible under some circumstances. The curcumstance that I know that causes this is when the Solution Explorer first becomes visible after creating an MFC project or upgrading a VC project from an earlier version of Visual C++. This problem doesn't seem to be present in versions of JAWS later than five.

I can't comment on versions of JAWS above seven from my personal experience. I don't use JAWS that much these days, and I haven't been inclined to keep my copy of JAWS up to date. So, I don't own a copy of version eight. If the comments that Dennis made about greater use of MSAA are true, and I believe them to be given Dennis's former position with Freedom Scientific, then version eight may be slightly better.

Will
----- Original Message ----- From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa" <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 8:29 PM
Subject: Re: programming languages , environments and jaws


Do the scripts have a minimum jaws version set to run properly? If the
scripts can be compiled and used in jaws 6 I see no reazons why jaws 8
would run better, cinse the scripts will take control of things.
This is not to contradict you, I am curious.
Marlon

2007/12/7, inthaneelf <inthaneelf@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>:
Marvin,

you might want to take this chance to get your jaws upgraded, I do believe
that jaws 8 works better with the vs IDE's than does jaws 6, and you will
need the scripts for VS 2005-2008 that are available from my grab bag site
(see URL under my name) and can benefit from other materials there for the
VS IDE's there as well.

good luck,
inthane
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Marlon Brandão de Sousa" <splyt.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, December 07, 2007 3:42 AM
Subject: Re: programming languages , environments and jaws


> It will work well with all .net 2003 languages, very well with all
> .net 2005 languages, expectedly well with all .net 2008 languages and
> it isn't likely to work with .net 2002 languages. Scripts and or lug
> ins are needed, depending on what version you will be using though.
> Marlon
>
> 2007/12/7, marvin hunkin <marvkin@xxxxxxxxxxx>:
>>
>> Hi.
>> looking to do programming at my college for 2008.
>> they use visual studio.net.
>> now, what languages and environments will jaws work with, and not work
>> with,
>> so then i can get an idea, of what i need, and to let the it staff, get
>> the
>> right version of jaws for me.
>> using version 6.10, on windows xp pro, sp2, and internet explorer 6.
>> if you can let me know, would be very appreciative.
>> cheers marvin.
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