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From: David Andrews
Date: Dec 25, 2009 6:45PM


The h command jumps to the next head, from your current position,
despite the level. So pressing h 3 times wouldn't jump to a level 3
heading -- it would jump to the third heading below where you are.

The numbers, 1 2 3 ... jump to the first heading corresponding to
that number, given that there isn't a lower level heading first. Say
there are some headings, in this order 4 5 3 4
and you are before the first 4. If you hit 4, it will go to the
first 4. If you then hit 3 it will jump to the 3. If you were,
instead to hit 4 again, it would say not found, because a 3, lower
level heading, was between. You would have to hit 3, then 4.

Hope that all makes sense.

Dave


At 12:26 PM 12/24/2009, you wrote:
>Geof Collis wrote:
> >
> > I'm not aware if JAWS can pick and choose headings but I wouldn't
> > want it to pick only H1's there are times when I need to get to a
> > certain part of an article that might be a H2 or H3 and I rarely
> > use the JAWS Heading command, of course this is my personal choice.
>
>NOTE: I am not a daily JAWS user!
>
>However it is my understanding that navigating headings in JAWS allows you
>to focus in on a heading level by pressing H the required number of times
>- for example to get to level 2 headings press H twice, level 3 headings
>press 3 times, etc. Once you get to that level you can press the
>associated number key to browse through all headings at that level.
>
>As well, the Headings dialog box can sort a pages headings either
>alphabetically or in tab order; I am not sure if it can sort by heading
>level however.
>
>Freedom Scientific's online notes on page navigation can be found at:
>http://www.freedomscientific.com/training/Surfs-Up/Navigating.htm
>
>HTH
>
>JF