[nabs-l] Trouble with Google Chrome

Kirt Manwaring kirt.crazydude at gmail.com
Fri Aug 5 15:27:18 UTC 2011


Joshua,
  To my knowledge, chrome's not accessible at all.  I'm not sure why
your firefox has problems with youtube; aside from that one incident
on the faith-talk list we both know about I haven't had any issues.
  Best,
Kirt

On 8/4/11, Joshua Lester <jlester8462 at students.pccua.edu> wrote:
> I'm going to try that out!
> Thanks, Joshua
>
> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 4:00 PM, Humberto Avila <
> avila.bert.humberto2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hello,
>>
>> I don't want to make you not use Google crome with JAWS or  disappoint
>> you,
>> but I think you will find better accessibility accomplishments by using
>> the
>> latest version of JAWS which is 12.0. can you upgrade to JAWS 12.0? Do you
>> have a software maintenance agreement or some way to upgrade your JAWS to
>> 12.0 from 10.0? I'm not simply saying that JAWS 10.0 is "very outdated"
>> but
>> Freedom Scientific has put in a lot of effort in accessibility in the last
>> couple of years, given that JAWS 10.0 has been released 2 years ago,
>> regarding accessibility in browsers and MS active accessibility as well as
>> web page support.
>>
>> Best of luck,
>> Humberto
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>> Behalf
>> Of Joshua Lester
>> Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2011 1:04 PM
>> To: National Association of Blind Students mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Trouble with Google Chrome
>>
>> Humberto:
>> I'm using Jaws, 10.0.
>> Blessings, Joshua
>>
>> On Thu, Aug 4, 2011 at 2:46 PM, Humberto Avila <
>> avila.bert.humberto2 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> > Which screen reader are you using? Are you using JAWS? Because if so, I
>> > don't know if google Crome  supports the "Virtual Cursor" yet since I
>> know
>> > little about accessibility on Google crome with screenreaders.
>> >
>> > -----Original Message-----
>> > From: nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On
>> > Behalf
>> > Of Joshua Lester
>> > Sent: Thursday, August 04, 2011 12:40 PM
>> > To: nabs-l at nfbnet.org
>> > Subject: [nabs-l] Trouble with Google Chrome
>> >
>> > Hi, it's Joshua Lester.
>> > I'm having problems with Google Chrome.
>> > How can I fix it, so I can use the arrow keys on Websites, with Google
>> > Chrome?
>> > I just had two new browsers installed.
>> > They are, Google Chrome, and Firefox.
>> > Firefox works with my E-mail, but Google Chrome is the only one, that
>> works
>> > for Youtube.
>> > I'd like to be able to use the arrow keys, when navigating sites, with
>> > Google Chrome.
>> > Thanks for your help.
>> > Blessings, Joshua
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