Do you know how this could influence her situation? I can't really see how. The combination should not invoke or affect forms mode at all. It doesn't on my system.
-----Original Message----- From: JAWS-Users-List [mailto:jaws-users-list-boun...@jaws-users.com] On Behalf Of Steve Sent: March 2, 2018 12:07 PM To: firstname.lastname@example.org Subject: Re: [JAWS-Users] keyboard shortcuts on webpages not working I wonder if is related to how you and her have forms mode set? ----- Original Message ----- From: "JM Casey" <crystallo...@ca.inter.net> To: <email@example.com> Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2018 5:08 PM Subject: [JAWS-Users] keyboard shortcuts on webpages not working > Hi everyone. Forgive the half-formed inquiry, but I'm about to have a > meeting about this and I don't yet have a lot of info. There's a website > being designed where the user can rate a series of statements on a > numerical > scale. The creators of the site designed it so that you can do this > directly > from the keyboard by using ctrl-key combinations from 1 to 5. So, for > example, the user might see a statement, and press ctrl-3 to give that > statement a rating of 3. Once the key bombination is pressed, the next > statement loads. This is something I have tested and works fine in both > Firefox and Chrome using JAWS 18. However, one of the testers is having > problems. The keyboard combos do not work at all. She is a JAWS user. I do > not yet know what browser she is using, but I'll shortly find out. I > looked > a little at a page describing how one can use JAVA to do this when > developing a site, but I myself am not a developer, and there's a lot I > could be missing. So, in brief, does anyone know if there are any caveats, > prerequisites and such, for these sorts of shortcuts on websites to work? > Is > there some setting in either a browser, or even in JAWS, related to this > functionality that she might have to change? I know it's not presently a > lot > of info to go on, but any help would be appreciated nonetheless. Thank > you. > > > > > > For answers to frequently asked questions about this list visit: > http://www.jaws-users.com/help/ For answers to frequently asked questions about this list visit: http://www.jaws-users.com/help/ For answers to frequently asked questions about this list visit: http://www.jaws-users.com/help/