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Tips and Tricks for a More Enjoyable OCR Experience
If you currently own an OCR (optical character recognition) product or are in the market for one, this session is for you. Join Mike and Michelle as they share helpful tips from experienced users and show them in action with our scanning products. Hear and see how material management and specific features can contribute to a more accurate, enjoyable OCR experience.
Home and Self Care Tips from the Field using Magnification
Join Mike Wood and Michelle Williams as they share helpful tips for choosing the right magnification products to perform everyday home-based and self-care tasks. Learn what products are the best fit for various types of tasks such as:
Using distance cameras on video magnification devices to manage self-grooming Using video magnification when cooking Using rolling tables for larger desktop video magnifiers Watching TV using a desktop or wearable video magnification device
Prep and Proof Google Documents Using Suggesting Mode and Comments with JAWS
Are you looking for ways to revise Google documents with JAWS? Want to know how to navigate comments and track changes? Then listen in to “Prep and Proof Google Documents Using Suggesting Mode and Comments with JAWS.”
We’ll provide an overview of Google Docs Suggesting Mode, and show you how to:
Navigate comments left by other collaborators Turn on Suggesting Mode Navigate, accept, and reject suggested changes from other collaborators
Navigating the Web Today, Tips on Accessing Common Web Page Elements with JAWS
Do you find navigating certain web elements challenging? Want to clear the clutter when accessing information? Then you’ll want to join Liz, Rachel, and their special guests, Deborah Armstrong, Glen Gordon, and Eric Damery as they discuss and demonstrate ways to access common web page elements with JAWS.
About Web Page Elements Common web page elements include links, tables, headings, and buttons, all of which can be navigated using standard keyboard commands and JAWS keystrokes.
Many websites incorporate other elements such as expanding menus to display additional options and modals, which provide information or prompt users to make a selection. These are common on sites that offer an option to subscribe to a newsletter or take advantage of an offer.
What We will Cover In this session, we’ll provide an overview of common web page elements you may encounter when surfing the web and explain visual concepts and behaviors of these elements. We’ll also demonstrate how to:
Access expandable/collapsible menus Navigate and use modals Customize websites using the JAWS feature Flexible Web so page content is easier to read Suspend the JAWS Virtual PC cursor to improve navigation on sites with native keyboard commands and toggle it off in web applications to improve navigation
Focus 40 Blue Braille Features with Ron Miller
In this informative demonstration, our very own Ron Miller discusses various features of the Focus 40 Blue Refreshable Braille Display, including optimizations for JAWS and tips to take your usage to the next level. For a video demonstration, check our YouTube page for uploads of this same training. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLlctxRAroB4ApeQd5b_I6A
- Braille Study Mode
- One Handed Mode
- and More
The 5th Generation of the Focus 40 Blue is a durable, lightweight Braille Display drop tested to MIL-STD-810G and designed to take on the challenges of every-day bumps and scrapes. Its user-friendly keyboard, convenient front panel controls, and retooled Braille pins make for smooth and quiet operation. With Bluetooth connectivity for five devices, a built-in Scratchpad, a USB-C port, and tough, compact, portable design, the Focus 40 Blue ensures reliable operation whether you’re on the go at work, traveling the world, or simply relaxing at home.
Prep and Proof Google Documents Using Spelling and Grammar Features with JAWS
Do you need to proof Google documents more efficiently with JAWS? Want to learn how to access and navigate the spelling and grammar options? Join Elizabeth Whitaker and Rachel Buchanan as they present, “Prep and Proof Google Documents Using Spelling and Grammar Features with JAWS.” They provide an overview of the spelling and grammar options Google Docs offers, plus they show you how to:
Access the spelling and grammar checker using the keyboard and using the Tools menu Navigate spelling options Add a word to your personal dictionary Check spelling one word at a time using the context menu Access the dictionary definition of a word Explore search results for a selected word
Great way to learn how to use JAWS the screen reader
I love the ability to listen to my instructor on a mobile device rather than my computer while listening to my computer and practicing the lessons.