RE: selecting a sentence in Word

  • From: Michael Arnowitt <foodsong@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 20 Sep 2010 14:01:15 -0400

Very interesting, thanks for the tip. You don't actually have to press F8 quickly as it seems to toggle between selecting word, sentence, or paragraph you are in. This is certainly better than what I have been doing, although it doesn't seem possible using the F8 method to then add the next sentence to your highlighted block of one sentence, from what I have tried the selected area would jump from your one sentence to the entire paragraph if you pressed F8 again.


Michael



At 11:16 AM 9/20/2010, you wrote:
Not sure in Word 2007, but Word 2003, just hit F-8 three times quickly. JAWS will announce what is marked, but I don't wait around to listen. I've usually copied, cut or copied the sentence before JAWS has an opportunity to speak.


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Subject: RE: selecting a sentence in Word

in word hit jaws key and h and get the help for that application or also do
a f1 or doubble f1

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> 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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