Re: Minor issue with Firefox and JAWS.

  • From: Soronel Haetir <soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 30 Jan 2010 08:42:20 -0900

I only experience these problems when a page hasn't quite loaded and I
start navigating it.  It looks loaded to sighted users, but graphics
or something are still coming across, or dynamic updates.  Once a page
is fully loaded (some never are) I no longer experience what you
describe.

On 1/30/10, Claus Thøgersen <c.thoeg@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> yes I have the same observations with Firefox also 3.60. JAWS unlike in IE
> does not announce the tab you move to.
>
> On pages where IE follow the links in the order they appear on a page,
> Firefox can make strange and annoying jumps from the place of the virtual
> cursor. It may just be different behavior but it feels like a bug when you
> suddenly land in the top of a page and not on the next link.
>
>   On the other hand Firefox can sometimes spot Youtube embedded videos that
> IE does not spot on the same page, so different browsers for different
> pages.
>
>   Claus
>
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: michael kizer
>   To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>   Sent: Saturday, January 30, 2010 4:03 PM
>   Subject: Re: Minor issue with Firefox and JAWS.
>
>
>   well i would upgrade to firefox 3.6 and see if that helps
>
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>   On 1/30/2010 9:10 AM, James Homuth wrote:
>     I've recently decided to give Firefox another try, and have just one
> very small problem with it. It happens when I'm using multiple tabs.
> Sometimes, when I'm looking at a page, JAWS will read pieces of one of the
> other pages I have open at the same time. Also, when multiple tabs are open,
> navigation becomes a small issue on the second or third tab, likely also due
> to the fact it's getting information from one of the other pages. So, for
> example, if I'm on a page that I know has more than 1 heading and try to
> navigate by heading, JAWS will either tell me there are none, or after the
> first two, wrap back around to the top. If I close the other tabs I have
> open, however, navigation returns to normal. I'm running Firefox 3.0 and
> JAWS 10. Is anyone else having this problem? And, anyone know the easiest
> way to fix it?
>
>     James,
>     List Admin


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