JAWS For Windows 17.0.2417 Update And Windows 10 Calculator: Windows Software: Accessible Web Host’s Internet 101.

On July 13, 2016, I gave my machines the green light to take the JAWS For Windows 17,0.2417 Update and was pleased to see that support for the Windows 10 calculator was back. Granted; Freedom Scientific’s Support for this particular windows app only consisted of one keystroke; insert plus control and the D key so you can read the display from anywhere in the calculator window. However, it really was helpful to have; complementing a change I noted about a week earlier that Microsoft themselves had slipped in on their end, which made the Windows 10 Calculator far more user friendly to screen reader users in general. Thanks to Microsoft; a blind user doesn’t have to deal with the curser moving to each number (and other controls in the app) every time a key is pressed; making orientation with a screen reader much easier.

Author: Brian Schnabel

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