How many of us actually experienced any of these
issues I wonder?
Sent: Tuesday, August 06, 2019 9:04 AM
Subject: [jaws-users] New Jaws update what's new
Here is what's new:
Enhancements in JAWS 2019.1907.31 (August
The following is a list of improvements made in JAWS 2019 between the June
2019 update and the August 2019 update.
To download the latest release, visit the Downloads web page. You must be logged on as an
administrator to install this software.
- This update fixes an issue encountered by some users where JAWS was not
reading as expected in the Windows 10 Start menu. If you are experiencing
this problem, open JAWS Settings Center, press CTRL+SHIFT+D to load
the Default File, type "start" into the search edit box, and then toggle the
control called: "Start menu: Access-Out-of-Process" so that it is checked.
- In response to customer feedback, JAWS sounds such as when
INSERT+SPACEBAR is pressed to enter Layered Keys mode are no longer
muted when Speech On Demand is active.
- Addressed an issue where the Text Analyzer keystrokes were not being
found when using the JAWS Commands Search feature (INSERT+SPACEBAR,
- When creating meeting requests using the Outlook calendar, resolved an
issue where new attendee information was not being reliably indicated in
either speech or braille.
- Resolved a reported issue where the keystrokes to read message headers
in Outlook, ALT+1 through 4 on the number row, were not
working in Windows 7.
- Resolved an issue where returning to an open Outlook email after exiting
a Word Document would result in your cursor landing at the top of the email
rather than the previous location where you were reading.
- Resolved an issue in Microsoft Office where JAWS was not reporting if an
endnote or footnote had been inserted with speech even though Braille was
correctly identifying the information.
- Addressed an issue in Word 2016 reported by SSA where JAWS would repeat
the last line of the document after completing a Say All (INSERT+DOWN
- Addressed a reported issue where the spelling buzzer to indicate a
misspelled word was still being heard even when the "Detect spelling while
typing" option in setting Center was disabled.
- In Microsoft Teams, resolved an issue where JAWS was speaking incoming
message and call notifications multiple times.
- When navigating by character in secure password fields in Chrome and
Firefox, resolved an issue where JAWS was saying "star" multiple times for
- Addressed a reported issue in Chrome where typing in contracted Braille
was not working as expected.
- Resolved a customer reported issue with SQL Server Management Studio
where JAWS was not properly navigating and reading a results Data grid.
- Resolved an issue reported by international Braille users where
incorrect Unicode characters were being entered using computer braille under