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Re: Word Accessibility with JAWS


From: Jamie Smith
Date: Sep 23, 2008 5:40PM

As far as making providing a power point with notes, be prepared to cut and
paste. I cut the notes underneath the outline view, then just send the
outline to rich text format. Speech users have no problems. It takes as
long to do are there are slides unless the power point isn't accessible (no
outline view).

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 11:42 AM, Jason Maseberg-Tomlinson < <EMAIL REMOVED>
> wrote:

> Does anyone have advice on the use of Text Boxes in Word XP or 2007 with
> the most recent version of JAWS. 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.
> What I am trying to do is find out if it would be beneficial to a student
> using JAWS if we had a faculty member send a PowerPoint to Word with notes
> below the slides. My understanding is that this would not work and that
> JAWS would not recognize the text in the slides, only the note text.
> Thanks for any help in advance. I find this to be a very helpful
> community.
> Jason
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