Re: alt+shift

  • From: "Christopher Hallsworth" <chrishallsworth@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 02 May 2007 19:05:03 +0100

Bob, I tried to duplicate this here on my Toshiba laptop running JAWS
8.0.423 demo, and alt shift tells me that it switches keyboard
languages.
On Tue, 1 May 2007 19:43:55 -0600, "Bobcat" <bobcat11@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
said:
> Actually, I did press jawskey 1 and that combination.  Jaws didn't say 
> anything about alt+shift to me.  That's why I asked.
> 
> Bobcat
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Jim Grimsby JR." <jimgrims@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 12:35 PM
> Subject: RE: alt+shift
> 
> 
> > Um you are changing your keyboard layout.  If you were told no change then
> > this means that you do not have any other keyboard layouts installed. 
> > Note
> > if you press jaws key 1 and hit this key it informs you that it  changes
> > your input langwige.  So see has nothing to do what so ever with what is 
> > on
> > screen.
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> > Of Yardbird
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 10:59 AM
> > To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: Re: alt+shift
> >
> >
> > Bobcat,
> >
> > I just tried it and it said "no change." In any case, whatever that means,
> > why would it be a Windows command? A sighted person is just reading text,
> > not having it read to them, so it doesn't matter whether that text
> > originated in the UK, the United States, or wherever, I shouldn't think. 
> > as
> > written
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Bobcat" <bobcat11@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 10:36 AM
> > Subject: alt+shift
> >
> >
> > Is this a Jaws command or a Windows command?  Alt plus shift toggles a
> > setting which makes Jaws say alternatively, English Canada then English
> > United states.
> >
> > Remember some people were talking about Jaws starting to announce English
> > United States?  I accidentally hit alt+shift one day and heard that
> > announcement.  I hit it again and it said English Canada.
> >
> > I checked to be sure the language bar is off.  I even went so far as to 
> > also
> > turn it of in Jaws options, basic settings, windows system parameters.
> >
> > I just alt tabbed from the Jaws window back to this OE window and Jaws 
> > said
> > English Canada.  I had toggled the setting to Canada and Jaws was telling 
> > me
> > that what it is set to for this window or application.  It only makes the
> > announcement if the language is different from the previous window.
> >
> > Bobcat
> >
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