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I am rather new to JAWS, or, at least, haven't used it since version 4
so I really appreciate your help.
On 8/24/17, Gene <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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
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
If you want to change the setting, change it and activate the ok button.
I believe the change is permanently saved, not per session.
----- Original Message -----
From: Kevin Huber
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.
On 8/22/17, ken lawrence via Groups.Io <email@example.com>
Hi listers. ken here with a question. a user of out-of-sight just asked
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
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