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Re: Character reference chart for JAWS, Window-Eyes


From: Bevi Chagnon
Date: Sep 18, 2012 4:18PM

Thank you, Jared, for reviewing the chart.
This chart will be so helpful for my government clients.

Interesting that VoiceOver with Safari (Mac) identified the characters
without errors, but JAWS and WindowsEyes had errors.
Do you know if this has anything to do with Windows itself, or is it JAWS
and WE?


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-----Original Message-----
[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Jared Smith

I went through the characters with JAWS 13 with IE9 and Firefox. The
findings presented in the table are entirely accurate with the default
verbosity settings in both browsers. Of note is that many of the symbols are
not read and some are read incorrectly. Nothing has changed since this was
last tested in 2008 with JAWS 9.

For comparison, I went through the characters with VoiceOver on Safari and
*all* of the characters were appropriately identified.

Jared Smith