Clicking Hyperlinks in Powerpoint Slide Show Using JAWS

  • From: "Ray Campbell" <ray.campbell@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2009 12:15:58 -0500

Hello All:

My boss and I have a question.  When you have a PowerPoint Presentation,
and you put it into slide show view with F5 and you have hyperlinks in
the slides:
1.  How do you know where the Hyperlinks are, as JAWS does not say
'Link' before saying what the label on the hyperlink is?
2.  How do you click Hyperlinks in slide show view?  I tried pressing
enter on each link and all I get is a message that there is no pointer
on the slide and I have to open context menu to select one.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Ray Campbell, Adaptive Technology Help Desk Technician
The Chicago Lighthouse for People Who Are Blind or Visually Impaired
1850 W. Roosevelt Road
Chicago, IL  60608
312.997.3651 (Voice/Relay) or 888.825.0080 (Voice/Relay)

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