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Hello. Using Windows 11 22H2, the February update to JAWS 2023 and
LibreOffice 7.5.1.

I just upgraded from LO 7.4 to 7.5.1 and I have noticed two accessibility
regressions with Writer and JAWS which make using Writer a total blocker for
JAWS users.


1.      JAWS no longer reads text when navigating in a document using
standard navigation commands, such as left arrow, right arrow, down arrow,
etc. JAWS just announces "edit" or is totally silent. This problem does not
usually occur using NVDA 2023.1 RC1. However, I have seen this behavior
occur once or twice. If I restart NVDA and move focus away from and then
back to Writer once or twice the problem goes away and navigation works as
2.      When navigating in a pull-down menu JAWS is silent and no longer
reads the item that has focus. Example: press alt+T for the Tools menu and
press down arrow to navigate in this menu. JAWS is now silent when moving
from one item to the next. 



David Goldfield,

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