Re: Keyboard support behaving strangely

Owen Palamountain <owen72b@...>

Hi Doug,

How do you get the new Skype to update automaticley? As I have to go to everytime to down load and update it.

Kind regards
Owen Palamountain
Email: owen72b@...
Phone: +64 4 569 1592
Mobile: +64 21 390 750

-----Original Message-----
From: <> On Behalf Of Doug Lee
Sent: Sunday, 17 February 2019 8:44 AM
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] Keyboard support behaving strangely

My apologies for not getting to this timely myself; I was off on a
completely different project for most of yesterday.

My Skype 8.38 stopped letting me use Alt+V, Alt+T, etc., shortcuts for
menus; but others seemed fine. I experienced a machine restart and a Skype
update to 8.39, and all started working again. that's the closest I can come
to a parallel experience. Glad your repairs worked for this.

On Sat, Feb 16, 2019 at 07:36:34PM +0000, L??onie Watson wrote:
Thanks. In my original email I explained that I had already reinstalled the
scripts, then reinstalled Skype. Today I went through the same steps,
culminating in reinstalling Jaws, which solved the problem.

I was asking the list if anyone else was experiencing the same problem, so
as to rule out the possibility of a Skype update breaking things again.


On 16/02/2019 18:38, Sarah k Alawami wrote:
You probably did not need to go through all of that. It's like me
chopping off your head when you have a headache. I would have
uninstalled and reinstalled skype first, then the scripts, then jaws
to see if anything changed. And do the steps one at a time.

Maybe something got corrupted but because you chopped off your head
figuratively we won't know how or what got corrupted in the end.

Glad all is fixed though.

On 16 Feb 2019, at 10:10, L??onie Watson wrote:

I've just completely uninstalled Skype including the scripts, plus
Jaws, and reinstalled the lot. This seems to have done the trick.

On 16/02/2019 17:59, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

Is this with a bluetooth keyboard? The regular keyboard? What
version of windows 10 as they jut had updates recently. Are you
running 10 1809 or 10 1803? Also what have you done to try and
rectify the problem?

On 16 Feb 2019, at 3:43, L??onie Watson wrote:

I'm using Windows 10 Pro.

On 15/02/2019 18:25, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

What version of windows etc? I don't use the keyboard shortcuts,
so I will be of no help here.

Take care

On 15 Feb 2019, at 9:59, L??onie Watson wrote:

Has anyone else noticed problems with keyboard shortcuts in
Skype today?

I'm using Skype 8.3.90 with Jaws 2019 (January update). For no
apparent reason, many keyboard shortcuts have stopped working
Alt 1 no longer takes me to the conversations list, without me
tabbing around to find the "Back" button for the currently open

I've reinstalled Skype and the scripts (latest version), and Skype
too. Nothing has helped.


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