[nobe-l] Word commands or JAWS Commands

Dr. Denise M Robinson deniserob at gmail.com
Tue Oct 25 13:10:46 UTC 2011

 Many people do not know that there are differences between WORD
JAWS talking software commands. Microsoft
Word has thousands<http://www.yourtechvision.com/products/beginner/microsoft-word>of
it own built in keystroke commands that have nothing to do with
JAWS <http://www.yourtechvision.com/products/jawsinternet>. If you just want
to become a faster computer user with keystrokes and never use JAWS, you

This wonderful keystroke feature in WORD, Excel, PowerPoint or any Microsoft
product, also gives blind students the ability to go to any computer with
memorized steps and no talking software, open WORD (or another program) and
do what ever they need, according to their memory of steps, because the
keystrokes are already built into the program. It allows sighted people to
move just as quickly instead of taking their mouse and trying to figure out
where a certain option is in a particular menu.

However, JAWS <http://www.yourtechvision.com/products/jawsinternet> and WORD
together are incredibly powerful. When you are in WORD doing those commands
and you want to have JAWS read both characters and words, you hit INSERT+2
and cycle through all the options. If you want JAWS to read the whole page
to you, you hit CTRL+HOME and then hit INSERT+DOWN ARROW and JAWS reads the
whole page.

These lessons all based on keystrokes, can be found at


Denise M. Robinson, TVI, Ph.D.
CEO, TechVision
Specialist in blind technology/teaching/training
Email:  yourtechvision at gmail.com <deniserob at gmail.com>
Website with hundreds of lessons all done with keystrokes:
www.yourtechvision.com <http://yourtechvision.com>

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