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Re: Screen Readers as a Development Tool for Web Developers

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From: Patrick H. Lauke
Date: Jul 28, 2015 6:32PM


On 29/07/2015 01:25, Sean Curtis wrote:
> When I ran the trial of JAWS the screen reader went absolutely silent the
> second I started to navigate a web browser. This wasn't just licensing or
> the EULA, the functionality was disabled. I'm not sure if this has changed
> since JAWS 15, but it was definitely the case when I was originally testing
> things.

You usually have to explictly (re)start the browser after JAWS has been
launched, to make sure it's hooking into the right APIs etc. Otherwise,
it's quite often the case that JAWS remains pretty silent as you navigate...

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