Re: Problem with MSWord

  • From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Dec 2004 09:45:51 -0500

Hi Will:
I just tried all sorts of fonts and sizes, normal and print.  Set zoom to
different sizes.  All to no avail.
Thanks,
George R. Marshall
geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Will Pearson" <will-pearson@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 8:26 AM
Subject: Re: Problem with MSWord


Hi George,

You might like to try any of the following.  They're not guaranteed to work,
but they tend to solve reading problems in Word's edit control for at least
some users.
1. Alter the zoom to different factors.  Try different factors, not just one
or two, and see if that makes a difference.
2. Maximise the window.
3. Change Word's view to normal, from within Word's view menu.
4. Change the font, and or font size.

All these are known to clear up some reading problems in Word.  They won't
clear up everyone, but they are the simplest changes to make, and ones that
don't have an impact on the system globally, outside of Word.

Will Pearson
Microsoft MVP (Visual Developer/VC++)
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Wednesday, December 22, 2004 12:35 AM
Subject: Re: Problem with MSWord


> Zoom is set to 75.
> George R. Marshall
> geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <ptusing@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 5:03 PM
> Subject: Re: Problem with MSWord
>
>
> Hi,
> If  you are talking a bout JAWS shutting up  on a given line, I  check to
> make surethe zoom is set right.
> NowI would  be the last person to  say that would solve your issue.
> I  hope this might help.
> For those who want to  know,  version 6 does notstill read numbers with
> delimiters in them like decimals corectly using  "say next word"  as a
whole
> intact number minus pausing  which is a royal
> pain.
> Happy Holidays to all.
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "George Marshall" <geom4@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 21, 2004 4:53 PM
> Subject: Problem with MSWord
>
>
> > Hi All:
> > I have a real problem with my MSWord and hope you can help:
> > I am using JAWS510 on a 1.4 AMD processor with 512 megs of memory on a
> > Windows98(SE) platform.  When I bring up a document into word I get a
> > squawking sound, I can usually cursor down 3 or 4 lines and there the PC
> > cursor seems to hang up on that line, I say seems to but it actually
does
> > continue down the document.  I guess it is actually the focus that
hangs,
> > because the PC cursor continues to move down the line, but JAWS want
read
> > below where the focus is hung.  Now you can go into JAWS mode and read
the
> > document, but you can't route the PC to JAWS or left click to move the
PC
> to
> > the JAWS cursor.
> > This just started about a month ago and seems to happen on all
documents.
> > Hope you can help,
> >
> >
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