Accessing links through MS Word 2010

  • From: Claire Ryan <claire.ryan24@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: JFW Mailing List <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 14 Mar 2011 10:08:50 +0000

Dear All,

I'm using JAWS V 11 and MS Office 2010.

I was wondering if there is a way for JAWS to allow me to access links
in a Word document? It's like the links have been embedded in the
document.  As I scan down blocks of text in a page, (using the arrow
keys), JAWS alerts me that certain phrases have links attached by
announcing "Link." Is there a way for me to click on each link and
have the internet page open up in IE? I think that if I could look at
the screen, I would place the mouse over the words that have a link
attached and the URL for the page would appear and allow me to click
on it. Needless to say, this does not help me here.

Would anyone know of a way that JAWS works to bring up the link I want?

I'd greatly appreciate any help.

All the best,
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