reading powerpoint slides

  • From: "tom behler" <tombehler@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "jaws users e-mail list" <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2009 10:54:32 -0600

Hi, folks:

I know there is a tutorial out there on using Jaws for reading powerpoints, 
and I have every intention of working through it.  However, I am up against 
a professional work-related deadline at this point, and need some quick 
suggestions for handling powerpoints, at least until I get the time to work 
through the tutorial.

I have three basic questions, and if someone could answer them, I'd really 
appreciate it.

1.  How do you read the text in a powerpoint slide with Jaws?

2.  How can I switch back and forth between slides?

3.  Is there a way I can save the text from a power-point slide as a text 
file, minus any pictures?

I am using Jaws 10.0 here with Windows XP, and office 2007.

I realize that these questions, and much more, are probably covered in the 
Jaws tutorial on powerpoints, but if someone could answer these three 
questions for me, I'll probably be ok for at least the time being.

Thanks for your tolerance and patience.

Tom Behler from Colorado

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