[jaws-uk] Jaws 8 first impressions.

  • From: TIDDYogg <oggy@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jaws-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 17 Dec 2006 21:25:30 +0000

After an hour with Jaws 8, with update:
It's vastly improved the cessation of speech when pushing Ctrl.  7.0 
would rabbit on for a long time before shutting up.
That's the good part.
It often doesn't announce the first control field on a web page, or find 
the edit box, as others have mentioned.
The jury's still out on whether it's treatment of Forte Agent has been 
further degraded, it worked better second time I tried.
It treats web pages differently, this may be deliberate and is a 
question of getting used to it, but the hbiggest flaw, (which may again, 
not be every time, but probably is so when you've done some input to a 
page, is that on pushing alt+left arrow to go back a page, the cursor is 
not where it was left, but has returned to the top of the page.
This occurred with a previous version of Jaws, (5.0?), and is a pain.

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