Re: chrome

Matthew Chao

I used Chrome on the Social Security Web site, and it missed some crucial radio buttons. As a result, I got locked out of my account. Yet, when I went into IE to do the same thing, everything showed up. So, go figure. We need to use all the browsers available to us. One size does not fit all.--Matthew Chao

On 10/13/2018 9:01 AM, Dennis L wrote:
If someone could explain how to quickly access favorites and how to auto play flash streams this would be appreciated.
*From:* [] *On Behalf Of *Adrian Spratt
*Sent:* Thursday, October 11, 2018 12:01 AM
*Subject:* Re: [jaws-users] chrome
I agree that all three browsers are now needed, but I�d like to reinforce Chrome as first choice for primary browser. I was a very reluctant adopter of Chrome, as I made clear when I argued with another lister that it wasn�t completely accessible. In fact, it wasn�t at the time. After my first experiment or two with it, I went back to IE11. But IE11 works with increasingly fewer websites. Meanwhile, Chrome�s accessibility kept improving.
Firefox is a mystery to me. One moment JAWS catches up to it, the next JAWS and Firefox are incompatible. Right now, there�s one website I regularly visit that works only with the current version of Firefox. The daily video at that website can�t be found with either chrome or IE11, but its� right there with Firefox.
Chrome works mostly like IE and Firefox. All the navigation commands work the same. The big difference is its menu structure. But once I figured out how to gain fast access to the favorites that I�d transferred over from IE, everything else was minor.
The menu structure is navigated by a combination of the alt key and h for headers. I have Mike B to thank for pointing that out. So, you press the alt key to enter the file menu. Then you press h until you find a heading that might be relevant to what you want. Then you arrow down through the options.
If I need to explain favorites, I�ll gladly do so when it isn�t so late and I don�t have a ton of other things to do.
*From:* <> < <>> *On Behalf Of *Glenn / Lenny
*Sent:* Wednesday, October 10, 2018 11:36 PM
*To:* <>
*Subject:* Re: [jaws-users] chrome
I have found that I need all three.
Different browsers for different pages.
Usually Chrome works well, I just don't prefer it because it is substantially different.
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*From:*Lenny McHugh <>
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*Sent:*Wednesday, October 10, 2018 10:24 PM
*Subject:*[jaws-users] chrome
What works better fire fox or chrome. Using latest jaws 2018. I was having problems reading our local paper and they suggested that I do not use I.E. but fire fox or chrome and preferably chrome. I have not installed it yet. Just wondering if it is worth trying?
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