Re: selecting a sentence in Word

  • From: "Dave Durber" <d.durber@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 21 Sep 2010 06:20:04 -0400

Adrian and all:

Adding the shift key to the JAWS sentence reading commands will not allow
you to select the prior, current and next sentence.

HTH

Sincerely:

Dave Durber

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 2:16 PM
Subject: RE: selecting a sentence in Word


> Which arrow keys are you using? I know to read by sentence, the correct
> arrow keys are those on the numpad. Thus, alt+numpad-2 will read the next
> sentence, while alt+numpad-8 reads the previous sentence. Alt+numpad5
reads
> the current sentence. However, since I rarely use word, I haven't
confirmed
> that adding the shift key to this combination  will select for purposes of
> copying.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Michael Arnowitt
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 11:04 AM
> To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: selecting a sentence in Word
>
> Using Word 2007, is there any keystroke way to select an entire sentence?
I
> know how to select a word or a paragraph, but am stumped as to how to
select
> a sentence. My Jaws teacher thought it might be alt + shift + down arrow,
> but for me both that and ctrl + shift + down arrow selects the whole
> paragraph. There must be some way quicker than ctrl + shift + left or
right
> arrowing one word at a time until I get to the end of the sentence.
>
> Michael
>
>
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