Hi Gary,
A few comments if I might.
First, I don't know if you know this but Visual Studio 2008 is now out
of date. Visual Studio 2010 Express was released not long ago and from
what I can tell I'd recommend updating to it. I'm currently working on
Window-Eyes set files for VS 2010, and i don't know what if any Jaws
scripts exist for it. However, VS 2010 now supports .Net 4.0 as well
as comes with a stripped down version of the Windows 7.1 Platform SDK
which is necessary for up to date support for XP, Vista, and Windows
7.
Second,  as far as getting Visual Studio setup with Jaws or any other
screen reader, for that matter, basicly just undock any windows you
don't need. I also find disabling intellisense  helps the screen
readers from flipping out when it tries to autocomplete some code and
you don't want it displaying x number of options etc.

HTH




On 6/12/10, Gary Whittington <gary...@cableone.net> wrote:
> Ok Hi.
>
> Lately, I have gotten the bug to finally Jaws script the
> Abandon ware Stock Car Racing game.
> After many years of scripting Strat sport games, I finally felt confident
> to attack this project.
> Although the Indy Auto Racing game is similar in design the on field track
> part of the game is different.  So, in a way I am scripting 2 games at once.
>
> But,  running into a run block with the Stock Car racing game.
> Whie the INdy car game the .exe files all work on Vista, the older Stock Car
> game has a file that uses a 16 bit system.
> It may work on XP, where I am able to get the window to come up with out the
> full screen error.
> Jaws is not able to see what is in this window.
>
> The program that is giving me fits is only a input form.
> This allows the gamer to input Driver's info like name car number number of
> starts, wins finishes and so on.
> The output is stored in a text file, a flat database.
>
> Now I have looked at disassembling and other things to void the most likely
> answer.
> Program it.  AS I speak I am downing load VS 2008 with ASP.net and plan on
> getting the Jaws scripts for it.
> Also, picked some docs on how to and teaching docs about the subject.
> What I am looking for is some hint on starting and usng Visual Studio with
> Jaws to help me out.
> Being an old programmer like myself do need hints.
> So, any hint also on making a form to create a flat text file database would
> mean a lot to me and others for the 2 games.
>
> Thanks
> Crash in New Mexico
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