The JAWS Scripts for Foobar 2000 make the foobar 2000 application even more accessible with the JAWS screen reader than it already is out of the box. In addition, they add a number of extra features such as the ability to mark times in tracks so you can return to them later (like bookmarks). The major features of the scripts are:
First of all, you will need to download Foobar 2000 from http://www.foobar2000.org and install it, if you haven't already done so. The JAWS scripts for Foobar have been thoroughly tested using Foobar 2000 V1.11, but they should work on all 1.xx versions of Foobar 2000.
Next, you will also need to install the seek-box component for Foobar, which can be found under Components on the Foobar 2000 Web site. Once you have downloaded the seek-box component, you can install it into Foobar using the following procedure.
Finally, if you have customised the Foobar status bar, you may need to adjust the "Status bar location of elapsed/total track time" setting. See the Foobar Scripts help documentation for further information about this.
The JAWS Scripts for Foobar 2000 are provided in an installer to make it easy to install them. Click the download link below in order to get the installer. Save it to your hard drive and run it, following the prompts in order to install the scripts.
Download the JAWS Scripts for Foobar 2000
Note that if you have multiple copies of JAWS on your system, you'll need to run the installer once for each JAWS version you wish to use with the scripts.
Once the scripts are installed, the following commands will be available in Foobar 2000 to get further help. These are all standard JAWS commands and they are given here merely for reference. A brief perusal of the on-line help documentation is highly recommended in order to learn what the scripts have to offer. To open the on-line documentation, hold down either the Insert key or JAWS key and then tap the F1 key twice quickly.
|Hotkey help||Insert+h or JAWSKey+h|
|Screen-sensitive help||Insert+F1 or JAWSKey+F1|
|Open on-line documentation||Insert+F1 twice quickly or JAWSKey+F1 twice quickly|
If you have any questions, bug reports, suggestions or comments regarding the Foobar scripts, please feel free to send me an e-mail.
Last updated 4 December 2013
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