A screen reader is a software application that enables people with visual impairments to use a computer. Screen readers work closely with the computer’s Operating System (OS) to provide information about icons, menus, dialogue boxes, files and folders.
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Configuring Jaws Individual Voice settings
In this, the third paper in the Nomensa Insight series, we will be further exploring the Voice Settings of the Jaws (JFW) screen reader. Following on from the second paper in the series (Voice Settings - Global Adjustment), we will be looking at the Individual Voice Adjustment settings.
Configuring Jaws voice settings
This is the second paper in the Nomensa Insight series. It looks at one of the most vital areas of the Jaws For Windows (JFW) screen reader software, the Voice Settings. It will also introduce one of Jaws' most powerful features, the ability to configure Jaws to behave differently in different applications.
Configuring Jaws to optimise the user experience
The Jaws for Windows (JFW) screen reader is one of the most powerful tools available to visually impaired computer users. As a full time Jaws user, I have realised in recent conversations with other Jaws users that few of us make full use of the innumerable settings available.
By understanding the ways in which Jaws can be configured, it is possible to easily tailor the Jaws environment to suit your needs. This can make the user experience both more efficient and more enjoyable.