Browsing Author: Jeremy Curry

  1. GWKB1043 - Configuring the Braille Sense to Work as a Braille Display via the USB Port - These instructions are relevant to all firmware versions up to 5.51 of all Braille Sense notetakers. The term "Braille Sense" is used to refer to all Braille...
  2. GWKB1045 - The Insert Key Layout: The Path from JAWS to Window-Eyes Made Easy - ­­The primary purpose of having the Insert Key Layout for Window-Eyes is to offer individuals who use JAWS an easy way to use Window-Eyes without...
  3. GWKB1073 - Understanding Window-Eyes Video Support - To enable Window-Eyes to read information from the screen, Window-Eyes video support must be installed.Understanding Video Support in Adaptive SoftwareWhether you are installing...
  4. GWKB1089 - FAQs for Using Window-Eyes and ZoomText simultaneously - This guide will help answer some of the most frequently asked questions...
  5. GWKB1096 - Getting and Reading the Current Line Number in Word 2007 - Getting access to line numbers, and other miscellaneous document information, on the status line in Microsoft Word 2007 is easily accomplished in just a few steps:1. Open...
  6. GWKB1097 - Buying a New Computer That Works with Window-Eyes - So, you are ready to take the plunge and buy a new computer. This is usually a purchase that is well thought out, and typically happens every several years. Or,...
  7. GWKB1098 - Making Outlook say, "read, unread, attachment" and other tips regarding labeling graphics - If you are using Outlook, you typically like to know if the message has been read, if you haven't read it, or if there is an attachment. These items...
  8. GWKB1099 - Changing Spacing and Styles in Word 2007 - While sighted people have the ability to see blank lines that now exist in the new styles that Word 2007 incorporates, blind consumers cannot access them.  The following...
  9. GWKB1106 - Window-Eyes and Mail Merge with Word 2007 - Mail Merge with Word 2007 Microsoft Word provides you with the ability to mail merge. First, what is mail merge? It is where you have...
  10. GWKB1110 - Using Window-Eyes with Office 2007 (list of hotkeys) - When Office 2007 was introduced, it used a whole new concept called the Ribbon. The Ribbon replaced the menu system, and thus created many new and different hotkeys. To...
  11. GWKB1116 - Twitter: How to Sign Up, Become a GW Micro Follower, and Retweet Using Window-Eyes - The following steps will walk you through signing up for Twitter, guide you through the process of becoming a follower of GW Micro on Twitter, and retweeting messages from...
  12. GWKB2000 - Activating the Readit Software - To activate the software, you will need to activate Readit as well as the voices that come with Readit.Activate the Readit ApplicationPress Alt-...
  13. GWKB2009 - How to Access the Thesaurus in Microsoft Word 2010 - There may be times when you need to access the Thesaurus in Microsoft Word 2010.  It is important to know that there is a Microsoft bug in Word 2010...
  14. GWKB2012 - How to Change Window-Eyes Settings for the Login Screen - How to Change Window-Eyes Settings for the Login ScreenNote: The following steps apply when using Windows Vista or above. When at the...
  15. GWKB2013 - Reply to All in Outlook Using Window-Eyes - While in Microsoft Outlook, you may want to reply to all people in a message.  Reply to all allows you to reply to the sender as well as everyone...
  16. GWKB2014 - Window-Eyes Remote Assistance - Have there been times that you have needed to help friends or family members with something on their computer, but you have had to try to talk them through...
  17. GWKB2017 - Java and OpenOffice Accessibility - Java support was introduced with the release of Window-Eyes 8.0 Beta 1.  This means that programs like OpenOffice will work with Window-Eyes. OpenOffice is an open-...
  18. GWKB2018 - Using Window-Eyes in Safe Mode - According to http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/What-is-safe-mode, Safe Mode is a "...
  19. GWKB2020 - Removing Toolbars in Internet Explorer - Symptom:If you are using Internet Explorer (IE) and have seen from time to time you are having focus issues or browse mode is not available...
  20. GWKB2021 - Using Windows 8 with Window-Eyes - Support for Windows 8 was introduced with the release of Window-Eyes 8.0 Beta 1. It supports all flavors of Windows 8 excluding Windows 8 RT.Window-Eyes...
  21. GWKB2022 - How to Unmute Your Sound with Window-Eyes - Starting in Window-Eyes 8.0 Beta 1, you have the ability to unmute your sound.  This can be done in two ways:1.  Window-Eyes can...
  22. GWKB2023 - Window-Eyes and Blackboard - Question: What is Blackboard?Answer: Blackboard has become a common name among institutions of higher learning.  Blackboard is a software tool that allows...
  23. GWKB2024 - Changing Comments in Word to Work with Window-Eyes - Symptom:When trying to read a comment in Microsoft Word with Window-Eyes, the comment cannot be read or you cannot exit the comment.
  24. GWKB2025 - Stop Attachments from Opening Automatically in Outlook 2010 - Symptom:In Outlook 2010, attachments automatically open without asking.Solution:There may be times in Outlook 2010 when attachments...
  25. GWKB2043 - Outlook Enhance Installation/Configuration/Troubleshooting - If you are using Outlook 2003 or above, you will want to ensure that you have the Outlook Enhance app installed to receive the most functionality with Window-Eyes.&...
  26. GWKB2044 - Configuring Outlook for Window-Eyes - If you have not already done so, make sure that you have the Outlook Enhance app installed.  For more information, please refer to
  27. GWKB2045 - Accessing HTML Email in Outlook - You may receive emails that contain links and other content that is best read when using a web browser.  This is because emails may be formatted using Hyper...
  28. GWKB2046 - Accessing Attachments in Outlook - When you receive an email in Outlook, it may contain an attachment.  An attachment is a file or folder that is included in addition to the text that you...
  29. GWKB2047 - How To Access Multiple Calendars in Outlook - Window-Eyes provides a completely accessible way to access the Outlook Calendar via the Window-Eyes Outlook Calendar dialog.  You can open this dialog whenever Outlook is open by...
  30. GWKB2048 - Window-Eyes Does Not Read A Microsoft Word Document - Symptom: Window-Eyes does not read any text when moving the cursor in a Microsoft Word document.Solution:  First, make sure you have exited Protected View...
  31. GWKB2049 - Exit Protected View In Microsoft Office - When a document is in Protected View, you will not be able to read or edit the document.  When this happens, you will hear "Protected View" announced...
  32. GWKB2050 - Panes Silent in PowerPoint 2013 - Symptom: When navigating panes in PowerPoint 2013, Window-Eyes is silent when navigating to the Thumbnails or Slide pane.Solution:  It is possible...
  33. GWKB2051 - Reading the Slide Show in PowerPoint 2013 - Symptom: After pressing F5 to start the Slide Show in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013, the slide content is not spoken.Solution:  When the Slide...