[Athen] Headers and Footers in Word 2007 - How to Read Them in JAWS

Cassandra Tex clt3 at humboldt.edu
Thu Aug 21 08:08:54 PDT 2008

Greetings All,

Sorry for the cross posting.

Quick question.Can JAWS and other screen readers read headers and footers in
Word documents (specifically Word 2007)? If so, what is the command in JAWS?
Opening the document and doing the read-all command, JAWS does not read the
header. Also, doing a select all does not select the text of the header.
I'm wondering if it is considered "background" text and not available for
screen readers.

Thanks for your help.

Cassandra Tex

Assistive Technology Specialist

Humboldt State University

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