[AI] FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC RECOMMENDED SETTINGS

BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA bsvermadurg at gmail.com
Mon Jun 28 08:40:36 EDT 2010


may be same, name, options and submenus may change in windows 7 but the 
structure is same. just explore and find it.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "jyotsna diwan" <jyotsnadiwan at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 8:55 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] FREEDOM SCIENTIFIC RECOMMENDED SETTINGS


Hello sir,
Is there any such recommendation for windows7  with jaws available?
Regards
Jyotsna

On 6/28/10, BHAWANI SHANKAR VERMA <bsvermadurg at gmail.com> wrote:
> hello accessindia!
>
> here i am pasting recommended settings by freedom scientific for windows,
> internet explorer and outlook express. i am not a technical person, so, i
> can't guarantee, whether it will completely work with yor system or not. i
> use these settings and found working fine with me. please go through the
> entire documentation and follow the instructions:
>
> Windows XP and JAWS
>
> This topic discusses settings changes we recommend you make when using 
> JAWS
>
> in Windows XP Home or Professional. You must be logged in with
>
> administrative rights to make several of these changes.
>
> Many of these settings are changed within Control Panel. To open Control
>
> Panel, press the WINDOWS KEY to open the Start Menu, move to Control 
> Panel,
>
> and press ENTER. Depending on your system settings, Control Panel either
>
> opens in a separate window, or the Control Panel items open as a sub-menu.
>
> We recommend making changes in the following areas:
>
> a. Display Properties
>
> b. Folder Options
>
> c. Start Menu
>
> d. Windows Explorer
>
> e. System Performance
>
> Display Properties
>
> 1. From the Control Panel, move to "Display" and press Enter.
>
> 2. From the themes combo box, select Windows XP.
>
> 3. In the List of backgrounds on the Desktop page, choose Bliss.
>
> 4. Set Position to "Stretch."
>
> 5. In the Screen Saver combo box on the Screen Saver page, press HOME to
>
> select none.
>
> 6. On the Appearance page, set Windows and Buttons to Windows classic
>
> style.
>
> 7. Set Color Scheme to Windows Standard.
>
> 8. Set Font to normal.
>
> 9. Close the dialog.
>
> Note: After making these changes, the Display page Themes combo box says
>
> "Modified Theme."
>
> Folder Options
>
> 1. From the Control Panel, press ALT+T to go to the Tools menu.
>
> 2. Press O for Folder Options.
>
> 3. From the Tasks radio button group, select Use Windows Classic folders.
>
> 4. (Optional):
>
> 1. On the View page, move to the Advanced Settings tree view.
>
> 2. Clear the Hide Extensions For Known File Types check box.
>
> 3. If you also use screen magnification software, clear the Show pop-up
>
> description for folder and desktop items check box. Pop up descriptions
>
> often hides the menu item just below any given menu item, making it
>
> impossible to visually see the next item in the menu list.
>
> 4. Move to the Apply to All Folders button and press SPACEBAR.
>
> 5. Select Yes in the dialog that opens to acknowledge this change.
>
> 5. Move to the OK button in the Folder Options dialog box and press
>
> SPACEBAR to close this dialog box.
>
> Start Menu
>
> 1. From Control Panel, Move to Taskbar and Start menu and press ENTER.
>
> 2. From the Taskbar page, press ALT+G to move to and uncheck Group
>
> Similar Taskbar Buttons.
>
> 3. Press ALT+H to move to and uncheck the check box for Hide inactive
>
> icons.
>
> 4. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the Start Menu page.
>
> 5. Select Classic start menu.
>
> 6. Press ENTER to close this dialog box.
>
> Windows Explorer
>
> 1. Press WINDOWS KEY+E to open Windows Explorer.
>
> 2. Press ALT+V to open the View menu.
>
> 3. Select "Arrange Icons by" and press ENTER to open the submenu.
>
> 4. Move to the menu item "Name" to arrange by Name, and Press ENTER to
>
> select this and close the menus.
>
> 5. Repeat steps 2 and 3, and move to the item "Show in Groups." If it is
>
> checked, press ENTER to uncheck it and close the menus.
>
> 6. Press ALT+T to open the Tools menu.
>
> 7. Press O to open the Folder Options Dialog.
>
> 8. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the View page.
>
> 9. Press SPACEBAR to activate the "Apply to all folders" button, and
>
> press SPACEBAR on the YES button to acknowledge this change.
>
> 10. Move to the OK button and press SPACEBAR to close this dialog box.
>
> System Performance
>
> 1. From the Control Panel, move to System and press ENTER to open the
>
> System Properties Dialog.
>
> 2. Press CTRL+TAB to move to the Advanced page.
>
> 3. Press ALT+S to activate the Performance Settings button. The
>
> Performance Options Dialog opens.
>
> 4. Clear the following check boxes:
>
> a. Animate Windows when Minimizing and Maximizing.
>
> b. Slide open Combo Boxes.
>
> c. Smooth-scroll List Boxes.
>
> d. Use Visual Styles on Windows and Buttons.
>
> 5. Press ENTER to close the Performance Options dialog and return to the
>
> System Properties dialog box.
>
> 6. Press ENTER to activate the OK button and close the System Properties
>
> dialog box.
>
> Internet Explorer and outlook express:
>
> If you want to use the Internet Explorer toolbar, you should include text
>
> labels on the buttons. To do this go to the Toolbars submenu under the 
> View
>
> menu and choose customize and select Text Labels. There are several 
> advanced
>
> options that should also be changed. Open the Internet Options dialog 
> under
>
> the Tools menu and go to the Advanced page. Under The Accessibility 
> Section,
>
> make sure the following are checked:
>
>
>
> · Move system caret with focus/selection changes.
>
>
>
> · Always expand all text for images.
>
>
>
> Under the Browsing section, make sure the following are not checked:
>
>
>
> · Show channel bar at startup.
>
>
>
> · Show friendly URLs.
>
>
>
> · Use smooth scrolling.
>
>
>
> · Enable page transitions.
>
>
>
> In the Accessibility dialog, make sure Ignore Colors Specified On Web 
> Pages
>
> is checked. This dialog opens when you press the Accessibility button in 
> the
>
> General page of the Internet Options dialog.
>
>
>
> Outllook Express.
>
> After installing Outlook Express, it is recommended that you specify your
>
> Inbox as the starting location of Outlook Express. To do this, open the
>
> Options dialog under the Tools menu. Move to the General page and check 
> the
>
> box that reads, "When starting, go directly to my Inbox folder." For 
> optimal
>
> functionality with JAWS, it will be necessary for the toolbar to be 
> enabled.
>
> To do this, make sure that Toolbars is checked in layout under the View
>
> menu. Text labels for the Toolbar also need to be turned on. Go to the
>
> Layout dialog under the View menu. Hit enter on the customize toolbars
>
> button and make sure it specifies Show Text on toolbar. You can also
>
> disable the preview pane in this dialog if desired. The Preview pane is 
> used
>
> to view messages automatically as you move up and down the message list.
>
> Uncheck Use preview pane to disable this feature. If you want to leave the
>
> preview pane enabled, but do not want messages to be marked as read
>
> automatically as they are updated in the preview pane, go to the Options
>
> dialog under the Tools menu. Press CTRL+TAB to the Read page and turn OFF
> the
>
> Message Is Read After Being Previewed check box.
>
>
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