Re: help with the new 8.3 version of skype.

Lino Morales
 

Thank you Sarah! Better you than me chick. Like she said Joseph learn Skype 8. Like I and others have said before its not hard to learn.

 

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From: skypeenglish@groups.io <skypeenglish@groups.io> on behalf of Sarah k Alawami <marrie12@...>
Sent: Thursday, October 4, 2018 12:01:16 PM
To: skypeenglish@groups.io
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] help with the new 8.3 version of skype.
 
I doubt they will, so until and if they do, learn skype 8 and learn the
key strokes, and learn your web keys. If you don't like it not much you
can  do but uninstall skype and use zoom or nothing at all. Harsh, but
true  in this case.

Take care

On 4 Oct 2018, at 3:14, Joseph Machise wrote:

> Clare thanks hope they get GW back again under another name from
> Joseph.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Clare Page"
> <clare.page@...>
> To: <skypeenglish@groups.io>
> Sent: Thursday, October 04, 2018 4:57 AM
> Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] help with the new 8.3 version of skype.
>
>
>> Hi!
>> It's all very well to say that a keystroke such as alt+page up should
>> be
>> added to the JAWS scripts of Skype 8, but that won't help users of
>> other
>> screen-readers. I'm not sure that such a keystroke is necessary
>> anyway.
>> Doug's way of answering Skype calls seems rather complicated to me ,
>> although that may make seeing who the caller is a bit easier. I am
>> lucky
>> that the Skype calls I receive are from people I know, and in most
>> cases I
>> have warning that I am going to receive a call, so I go into the
>> Skype
>> window in Skype 8, which I tend to leave open while Skype is running
>> anyway,
>> and press Tab till I find the Answer button. There's a Decline button
>> too,
>> which comes before the Answer button while tabbing through the
>> window, so if
>> you don't want to take the incoming call, you can use that instead.
>> If you don't want to keep the Skype window open like I do, you can
>> minimise
>> it with alt+f4 like you did in older versions of Skype, and pressing
>> Enter
>> on the Skype icon on your desktop will open the Skype window again.
>> Since I
>> rarely minimize the Skype window while my Skype 8 is running, I don't
>> know
>> if an incoming call will make that window appear, that's why I
>> mentioned how
>> to open it while Skype is still running.
>> I hope this helps!
>> Bye for now!
>> From Clare
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: skypeenglish@groups.io [mailto:skypeenglish@groups.io] On
>> Behalf Of
>> Octavian Rasnita
>> Sent: mercredi 3 octobre 2018 18:01
>> To: skypeenglish@groups.io
>> Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] help with the new 8.3 version of skype.
>>
>> Hi Doug,
>>
>> Can't be made a script that executes these hotkeys, a script stored
>> in
>> default.jss?
>> If it would be possible, we could assign a hotkey for it, say
>> Alt+PgUp, and
>> one of the problems could be solved.
>>
>> I hope that it is not a problem that the window uses a web widget,
>> because
>> that can't be solved.
>>
>> --Octavian
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Doug Lee" <dgl@...>
>> To: <skypeenglish@groups.io>
>> Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 4:36 PM
>> Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] help with the new 8.3 version of skype.
>>
>>
>>> The plan for taking an incoming call in Skype 8 is this:
>>>
>>> 1. Make a shortcut key that immediately puts focus on the Skype 8
>>> window.
>>> Do this by assigning a shortcut key, such as Ctrl+Shift+Alt+K, to
>>> the
>>> Skype 8 Desktop shortcut.
>>>
>>> 2. When a call comes in, type your shortcut, tab for caller ID, then
>>> tab
>>> to the Answer button and press Space.
>>>
>>> This is more keystrokes than Alt+PgUp was, but it is also less prone
>>> to
>>> the, "Oh goodness, I did not mean to pick up that call!" situation.
>>> This
>>> situation would be my description of most calls I get, because of
>>> spam
>>> calls that
>>> are made to my phone number, which I route through Skype
>>> specifically so I
>>
>>> can handle such things intelligently.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 08:36:20AM -0400, Joseph Machise wrote:
>>> well dug until we get a new version of GW connect, and say the hell
>>> with
>>> Microsoft do you have a hot key for answering a call
>>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Doug Lee" <dgl@...>
>>> To: <skypeenglish@groups.io>
>>> Sent: Wednesday, October 03, 2018 8:32 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] help with the new 8.3 version of skype.
>>>
>>>
>>>> My experience says Ctrl+Shift+P never answered a call in Skype 8,
>>>> but
>>>> that
>>>> if you happened to be displaying the same contact that called you
>>>> and you
>>>> typed Ctrl+Shift+P, Skype tried to initiate a call to that person
>>>> and
>>>> simply
>>>> connected to the incoming call as a result. This could easily give
>>>> the
>>>> illusion that Ctrl+Shift+P answers calls if you are testing the
>>>> feature
>>>> and thus are likely to be showing that exact contact when a call
>>>> arrives.
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Oct 03, 2018 at 02:03:13PM +0200, Michele Barbi wrote:
>>>> I'll try ctrl+shift+p the next time I sign in on Skype and a call
>>>> arrives,
>>>> I
>>>> only used it for starting a call. Anyway I can confirm ctrl+e for
>>>> ending
>>>> a
>>>> call, I tested it sometimes.
>>>> Bye!
>>>> Barbuz
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> --
>>>> Doug Lee                 dgl@...               
>>>> http://www.dlee.org
>>>> Level Access             doug.lee@...
>>>> http://www.LevelAccess.com
>>>> "I forgot, because I wanted to forget, except I don't remember
>>>> forgetting."  --Sarah Alawami
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> --
>>> Doug Lee                 dgl@...               
>>> http://www.dlee.org
>>> Level Access             doug.lee@...
>>> http://www.LevelAccess.com
>>> "Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's
>>> character, give him power." -Abraham Lincoln
>>>
>>>
>>>
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