Re: accessible word processors with NVDA


Gene
 

It's a small utility.  It works with equal efficiency whether word is installed or not. 
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 7:43 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] accessible word processors with NVDA

thanks gene.
how does it work without installing microsoft office?
is it free?
how many mb is?

On 1/15/17, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
> Jarte doesn't need Office installed.  All you have to do is install the
> compatibility pack which makes Word and some other programs able to read
> Docx files.  You can install and use the compatibility pack whether Office
> is installed or not.
>
> Gene
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: nasrin khaksar
> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 6:55 AM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [nvda] accessible word processors with NVDA
>
>
> hi.
> i recommend you libreoffice.
> but it has also the limitations which gene mentioned like openoffice,
> libreoffice is fork of openoffice and can export documents as docx.
> also if i am correct, i remember that jarte needs microsoft office
> installed, for openning docx files.
>
> On 1/15/17, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
>> There are programs such as Open Office which I've seen discussed often
>> here.
>>  But I haven't used them and I don't know what the limitations are in
>> terms
>> of accessibility.  I read the messages about such programs but I don't
>> use
>> them so I don't remember details.  The only thing I remember about Open
>> office is that read to all doesn't work properly and, as I recall, the
>> maximum that is read is a paragraph at which point, reading stops.
>>
>> Gene
>> ----- Original Message -----
>>
>> From: Sharni-Lee Ward
>> Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 6:33 AM
>> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>> Subject: Re: [nvda] accessible word processors with NVDA
>>
>>
>> Well, I got Jarte, and checked the page linked in the help dialogue, and
>> the
>> link on that page is either broken or the resource it was supposed to
>> direct
>> you to has been removed. Either way, I'm having to work with rtf files,
>> which NVDA doesn't like very much, at least when it comes to accurately
>> reporting things like bold, italics and so on in Say-All. Still, it's
>> better
>> than nothing at all and it's portable. I suppose I could adjust to not
>> having spoken page numbers for the time being.
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 15/01/2017 10:20 PM, Gene wrote:
>>
>>   It doesn't need the purchased  version.  You can install the Microsoft
>> pack that gives Microsoft Word and some other programs the ability to
>> read
>> docx files.  if you try to open a Docx file, a dialog comes up telling
>> you
>> that.  It may provide a link in the dialog to the JARTE web page where
>> the
>> subject is discussed further.
>>   We don't know how Word is being useed so we don't know if JARTE has all
>> the features desired but you can read about it and install and look at
>> the
>> program to see if it does.
>>
>>   Gene
>>
>>
>>   From: Brian's Mail list account
>>   Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 4:38 AM
>>   To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
>>   Subject: Re: [nvda] accessible word processors with NVDA
>>
>>
>>   The thing about Jarte is that to open docx files it needs the purchased
>>   version as far as I know. OOpen and Libra Office seem to be able to
>> load
>> in
>>   docx files, but as has been discussed here of late, the authors need to
>> do
>>
>>   some more work to allow screenreaders to work on all parts of them like
>> read
>>   all etc.
>>
>>   Of course it might  be possible to find an old copy of an older version
>> of
>>
>>   Office pro corporate which I did and it still worked aand accepted the
>> key.
>>   Legal?  Well, its a grey area isn't it. if the original buyer is giving
>> it
>>
>>   away, then who cares.
>>
>>   Brian
>>
>>   bglists@...
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>>   Please address personal email to:-
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>>   in the display name field.
>>   ----- Original Message -----
>>   From: "Sharni-Lee Ward" <sharni-lee.ward@...>
>>   To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
>>   Sent: Sunday, January 15, 2017 5:18 AM
>>   Subject: [nvda] accessible word processors with NVDA
>>
>>
>>   > Hi,
>>   >
>>   >
>>   > My computer's keyboard's been acting up, and I have my Mum's as a
>>   > backup, but it doesn't have Microsoft Office on it, and I was
>> wondering
>>   > if there was a decent free word processor out there, accessible with
>>   > NVDA, that I could install on that computer instead. It would be nice
>> if
>>   > it could read and edit .docx files, but I'm aware I can't have
>> everything.
>>   >
>>   >
>>   > The most used features in Word for me are:
>>   >
>>   > The Spellchecker, including a whole dictionary of words I've added so
>>   > Pokémon names, anime characters' names and names I just made up don't
>>   > get flagged;
>>   >
>>   > The word-counter;
>>   >
>>   > Page-breaks;
>>   >
>>   > Headings (mostly for aesthetic reasons).
>>   >
>>   > If there's something out there that does all these things, and is
>> free
>>   > and accessible, I'll be pretty happy with it.
>>   >
>>   >
>>   >
>>   >
>>   >
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>
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--
we have not sent you but as a mercy to the creation.
holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
in the very authentic narration is:
imam hosein is the beacon of light and the ark of salvation.
best website for studying islamic book in different languages
al-islam.org



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