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Re: Java Script and screen readers


From: Corbett, James
Date: Sep 20, 2012 12:11PM


But if this were indeed the case, wouldn't there be a potential issue if JAWS had the means to negate behind the scene logic intended to perform a specific business request?


-----Original Message-----
From: <EMAIL REMOVED> [mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Patrick Burke
Sent: September 20, 2012 1:31 PM
Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Java Script and screen readers

I don't know how it works under the hood, but Jaws can ignore calls
that would otherwise cause the page to refresh. I believe the browser
JS keeps on ticking as normal, but Jaws freezes its buffer in place,
until the user takes some further action.


At 10:03 AM 9/20/2012, Corbett, James wrote:
>...are you saying that JFW can turn off the browser setting for
>enabling or disabling Java script?
>-----Original Message-----
>[mailto: <EMAIL REMOVED> ] On Behalf Of Patrick Burke
>Sent: September 20, 2012 12:27 PM
>Subject: Re: [WebAIM] Java Script and screen readers
>HI Lolly,
>In the Jaws Utilities Menu, choose Setting Center.
>Go to Web/HTML > Misc > Page Refresh Filter. This has 3 options: Off,
>every 60 seconds, or "as needed", i.e., always refreshes. There is
>also a checkbox to ignore Flash. Similar settings can be found in the
>Quick Settings feature from a browser window (with Jaws active): JawsKey+V.
>When desired/necessary, though, I usually turn off JS in the browser itself.
>At 08:40 AM 9/20/2012, Lijewski, Lolly M (DHS) wrote:
> >Hello All,
> >
> >How do you enable and disable Java Script in JAWS?
> >
> >Do Window Eyes, VoiceOver and NVDA have the same ability to enable
> >and disable Java Script?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Lolly
> >
> >Lolly Lijewski
> >Disability Services Division
> >Minnesota Department of Human Services
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> >
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> >St. Paul Minnesota 55155
> >
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>Patrick J. Burke
>UCLA Disabilities &
>Computing Program
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