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From: Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson
Date: Sep 17, 2008 9:50AM


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Does anyone have advice on the use of Text Boxes in Word XP or 2007
with the most recent version of JAWS.&nbsp; In the past I have found that
JAWS did not read any text boxes and I am trying to find out if this is
still the case.&nbsp; <br>
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What I am trying to do is find out if it would be beneficial&nbsp; to a
student using JAWS if we had a faculty member send a PowerPoint to Word
with notes below the slides.&nbsp; My understanding is that this would not
work and that JAWS would not recognize the text in the slides, only the
note text.<br>
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Thanks for any help in advance.&nbsp; I find this to be a very helpful
community.<br>
<br>
Jason<br>
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<p class="style1">Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson<br>
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Disability Support Services<br>
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Kansas State University<br>
Manhattan, KS 66506-1311</p>
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