JAWS Scripts For RT Systems RadioEngine V5
Doug Lee with original work by Joseph Stephen
Last Revised June, 2022

This document describes the JAWS scripts for RT Systems RadioEngine V5 and provides tips for using this application with JAWS. This document can be opened from within the application via a double press of JAWSKey+F1 (or Insert+F1) when the scripts are running.

These scripts are currently maintained by Doug Lee, after initial publication (2018-2019) by Joseph Stephen (VK7JS), and with his permission.

Table of Contents

System Requirements For JAWS Users

In addition to any system requirements for the application, the following apply for JAWS users:

Script Installation Instructions

To install these scripts on a new system:

  1. Install JAWS if this has not already been done. This will require administrative privileges on the computer.
  2. Run JAWS as the user for whom the scripts are to be installed. This and the following steps must be performed for each user of the computer who will be using JAWS with these scripts.
  3. Download and run, or run directly, the installer for these scripts; and follow the on-screen directions. Be sure to install the scripts in the currently running JAWS version if a JAWS version list is presented.
  4. To verify successful installation, type Insert+Q from within the application. Part of the JAWS spoken response should be a revision number. If you do not hear a revision number, the scripts are not correctly loaded. In some cases, restarting JAWS may fix this issue.

Script Commands and Features

These scripts provide the following commands and features beyond those provided by JAWS and the application:

Application Usage Tips

To close the Radio Menu Settings page, press Alt and then use Up and Down arrows and Enter to choose whether to save or discard changes.

In Preferences, use the accent key, `, to switch focus between the outer area and the current page. The outer area contains Ok and Cancel buttons and the tab control, where Left and Right arrows switch among tabs. The current page is where the controls for the currently shown tab appear.

Known Issues

The following issues are known and may be encountered during use of the application with these JAWS scripts. These issues may be fixed in a future update to the scripts or to the application itself.

Braille support is not well tested and is likely incomplete.

Revision History

This is the revision history of these scripts, most recent revision first:

Revision 20, released June 12, 2022, tested against Engine version 4.50

This is the initial script release by Doug Lee. Thanks to Chris Smart for initial testing and support for this release. Joseph Stephen's 2018-2019 code is included along with the following additional features: