RE: How to use Excel 2007 comments with Jaws

  • From: "Rod" <Rod@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 14:28:08 -0500

Thanks Tony,
alt+shift+' to read a comment on the current cell WORKS GREAT! In Excel. 
However, control+shift+' to list all cells in the current window which have
comments, tells me the window is in split view, and to change the view and
press cntl +  shift + ' again. I've changed views to page layout, and back
to normal, but keep getting this message. Any ideas?
Thanks,
Rod                 


 
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Anthony P Schnurr
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 3:37 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: How to use Excel 2007 comments with Jaws
 

Here are 2 JAWS commands which may help with Excel cell comments: 
Use alt+shift+' to read a comment on the current cell. 
Use control+shift+' to list all cells in the current window which have
comments. 

Tony Schnurr
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From: 
"Rod" <Rod@xxxxxxxxxxxx> 

To: 
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Date: 
09/20/2010 15:56 

Subject: 
How to use Excel 2007 comments with Jaws
 
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Hello,

Does anyone have experience in using Excel comments with JAWS? I've been
through the Excel help, and found how to use it, visually, and I've been
able to add comments and such. However, what I'd like to be able to do is
navigate easily from one comment to another. I can use the find all comments
which kind of works, as it provides a list, but then I have problems
navigating from the find dialog to the spreadsheet, and back again to the
find list, without having to start over each time. I've also found JAWS
doesn't read the comments the best, as it seems to add other wording that is
close by. Any suggestions?
Thanks,

Rod Walter


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