Re: stopping the word clickable.


My recollection is that in JAWS, clickable is only said once when a structure is encountered. 
There is a setting in the quick settings dialog to stop this and mouse over from being spoken.  I don't know if it affects anything else.  There appears to be a way to have control over individual attributes but I haven't looked into it. 
To see the information I saw, do the following:
When your browser is opened and you are in the Virtual PC Cursor, open quick settings with JAWS Key v.  Then down arrow until you get to attributes indicate.  Change its state with the space bar.  it's checked by default.
If you tab once, you will be in a help field where you can see information about this setting and, evidently, how to control what is spoken for individual attributes. 
If you want to change the setting, change it and activate the ok button.
I believe the change is permanently saved, not per session.
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Sent: Thursday, August 24, 2017 10:00 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] stopping the word clickable.


Just to let everybody know, the same thing happens on JAWS.  I haven't
found a way to turn it off yet.  I'm glad that there is a way in NVDA.
Thanks for posting the instructions.

Kevin Huber

On 8/22/17, ken lawrence via Groups.Io <kenlawrence124@...> wrote:
> Hi listers. ken here with a question. a user of out-of-sight just asked how
> does she stop NVDA from saying the word clickable. she was on the hadley
> site and she was taking a test and before she got to the first question NVDA
> said clickable on several places.  how does she stop the NVDA from saying
> clickable over and over on a page.  one member suggested something about
> changing object presentation. he also said something about turning use
> screen layout off which is of course the default.  any thoughts

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