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A Minor JAWS 18 Update Fixes Web and Thunderbird Bugs


A very minor update for JAWS 18 has been released, on the heels of the bigger April update posted a couple of weeks ago.
This version resolves a couple of issues with websites including the display of row and column headers and toggling of forms mode. It also restores the reading of the message list in Thunderbird 52. It's a free update for existing users of JAWS 18.

Enhancements in JAWS 18.0.2740 (April 2017)

This update addresses a few issues that were discovered shortly after the release of the April 2017 update.
To download the latest release, visit the Downloads web page.
• Resolved an issue with JAWS not reading row titles in tables on web pages as expected.
• Addressed a reported issue where Forms Mode was not turning off as expected in certain situations.
• Resolved a reported issue with JAWS not reading the list of messages in the new Mozilla

Source: What's New in JAWS 18
Category: News

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J.J. Meddaugh is an experienced technology writer and computer enthusiast. He is a graduate of Western Michigan University with a major in telecommunications management and a minor in business. When not writing for Blind Bargains, he enjoys travel, playing the keyboard, and meeting new people.


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