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JAWS for Windows with Microsoft Teams Power Tip: Opening A Link From A Chat

Released: 6/9/2022

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JAWS for Windows with Microsoft Teams Tips.

You may receive a link in a chat message in Microsoft Teams. You will know there is a link because JAWS will read the address of the link.

• Press CTRL+2 to move focus to Chat.

• Arrow DOWN until you hear the name of the chat that contains the messages with the link and press ENTER.

• JAWS will say "Type a new message, editing edit."

• Press SHIFT+TAB to move to the last message in the chat.

• Arrow UP until you hear the chat message containing the link.

• Press ENTER to put focus on that message and you will hear JAWS say "menu, Like, 1 of 6."

• Press SHIFT+TAB to move focus to the link and press ENTER.

The link will open in the browser.

The Power of JAWS!

This Tip Brought To You By: Freedom Scientific

To learn more visit the Freedom Scientific website, join the JAWS Software f/t Blind Club on Clubhouse, follow @FreedomSci on Twitter or Facebook, ask your smart speaker to play the Freedom Scientific Training Podcast or subscribe to the Freedom Scientific Training YouTube Channel.

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