Re: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)

  • From: "Steve Gomes" <finnygomes@xxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2006 20:10:47 -0700

the best chat program for you and yard bird is for you to stand on oneside of the fence and he stand on the other and you talk your little hearts out.


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jouie" <jouiecel27@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 10:39 AM
Subject: RE: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)



That's why I am using MSN 7.5 even I have here just JAWS 5.0 because of what
they have said to me. I used to believe on them cause I have a clear
connection on voice conversation even I am only in a dial-up. One thing
more, I don't think windows messenger supports video conferencing. I'm sorry
if I'm getting wrong here, cause I don't even open it once.



-----Original Message----- From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of jim Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 5:25 PM To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)

Oh, I would have to disagree about windows messenger being less quality than
MSN messenger. i have tried both and love windows messenger for the easy
interface. Don't understand the less quality thing at all. I can't tell the
difference. Except, that windows messenger because of its interface is
easier to use. and you can add my name to your list if you want,
jazzpiano@xxxxxxxxxxxx
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jouie" <jouiecel27@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 8:59 AM
Subject: RE: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)


Jim

Why don't you go for MSN? They say Windows messenger is less in
quality compared to MSN.


-----Original Message----- From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bruce Toews Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 9:49 AM To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: Re: Best chat program for a newbie? (was:Re: Jaws in MSN!)

If you use Windows XP, I'd recommend windows Messenger, since it's
already built in to XP and the scripts for it and JAWS are right there
with JAWS.

Bruce

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On Mon, 27 Feb 2006, Yardbird wrote:

Hi guys,

I missed a lot of this thread because I don't use any chat program
so I didn't open the messages.  but I gave in to my curiosity and
read one or two of the most recent ones just now, and it made me
wonder if maybe I shouldn't invest a little effort in learning at
least one of the chat program, just case it allows for a little more
online
communication one of these days.

So I have a pretty basic question, and I invite listers like Bruce who seems to have extensive and comprehensive knowledge of this topic. I would love to be able to use at least one chat application, but I'd love to know which would provide the optimal combination of widespread use and popularity as well as relative simplicity for a newbie like myself, including whatever scripts are available for Jaws 7 to make it usable, if they have to be found and installed.

Thanks.  It's just that in the last couple of years before the
Internet spread so widely, And I could still see the text on my
screen, I used to belong to a local BBS (bulletin board system) and
really enjoyed real-time chat.  But when I imagine doing that with
Jaws, it overwhelms me, the very idea, of lines of text constantly
appearing onscreen, immediately followed by yet more, the very thing
that was so exciting and fun when I could see to do this visually.

Thanks for suggestions.
From: "Wong" <allanwkf@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 8:59 AM
Subject: Re: JAWS in MSN!


hi Jouie,

As I mention in my previous email, the script that come with jaws 5.0
may not support fully for msn 7.5.  After I do a double check, the
script that include in jaws 5.0 for msn is version 1.85 and with jaws
6.20 is version 1.90.  As I remember correctly, jaws 6.20 only
support msn up to version 6.2, so, for version 5.0 of jaws I don't
think can support up to the latest version of msn.


hth From: "Jouie" Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 14:46


Ya I realized those now. But, my question now will be, if ever you want to do it manually, where can you find this option? I mean the settings for enabling/disabling the typing sound?

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf Of Wong
Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 12:17 AM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: JAWS in MSN!

hi Jouie,

may I know you are using JFW 5.0 with which version of MSN?

when you read the help section, do the help stated the command is
work find with which version of MSN?

if you are using MSN higher then version 6.2, this command may not
useable.

if you are using JFW 7.0, this setting can be found in JAWS Verbosity by pressing insert+v.

hth
 From: Jouie Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 6:03 AM


I read the help section of my JAWS 5.0. I went to popular applications and I chose MSN Messenger looking for JAWS commands for this instant messenger program. Then, as expected, I found few commands that have triggered my curiosity enough for me to open MSN immediately! As stated, I pressed ctrl shft f12 (toggle command) to hear a sound if the contact is typing. Also, ctrl alt f12, also a (toggle command), to hear JAWS says a message if the contact is typing
etc. Now my question is, do these commands work?

Regards,

 E-mail me at:

 jouiecel27@xxxxxxxxx

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