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When you reply to a list message, it automatically goes to the list, but if you reply all, you can grab the address of the sender, or read the header information of the message I sent (depending on how you read your mail it will often include it) but my address is quentin@...
(Please note, I'm just saying that for information, not attacking you for not finding it - it's actually not obvious unless you know where to look!)
I just tried writing the line I mentioned earlier "the quick brown fox" with brown italicised, in word 2016, saving it as doc and rtf and opening in both Jarte and WordPad. Neither wanted to open the doc file at all (Wordpad opened it all mangled - no actual text, and Jarte wanted that converter I linked to but never downloaded myself). Opening the RTF file, both Jarte and WordPad read it fine, either navigating by word / character, or using say all or read line.
Definitely what I would say is that if you are constantly opening files that were written in Microsoft Office, and the formatting etc is very important, then you really are best off biting the bullet and buying Office - no other program is guaranteed to open it properly. If you write and save your own documents, then Jarte looks pretty good - as far as I notice, the issues we've been talking about have all been from importing a document from Word, is that correct? Writing text in Jarte and then saving and reopening works fine?
Having said all that, I've been in situations at various times where I didn't have access to Word but needed to open a Word document and programs like Jarte and WordPad can do it almost always well enough to read and likely even edit. It just depends on what you are doing, where you are getting your files and what you need to do with them.
On Mon, Jan 16, 2017 at 9:08 PM, Sharni-Lee Ward <sharni-lee.ward@...>
I've just made this file in Jarte itself, saved in .rtf. It behaves as I described below. Since it's a test file specifically created to demonstrate my issue, I have no problems sending it to the list at large. It's perfectly safe, guys!
On 16/01/2017 8:58 PM, Sharni-Lee Ward wrote:
I've noticed the opposite. I had Microsoft Word Starter 2010 on my original computer when I first got it, and then Microsoft Office 2013 when Mum bought me a license for one computer. NVDA always reads italics and bold as expected, only on the words that
formatting is affecting. In Word Pad, saved into rtf for the purposes of reading and working with it in JARTE, the same files the emphasis is clearly announced in have it blurred. Single italicised words in the middle of lines are passed over, while words
at the beginning of the line dictate whether the whole line will be treated as plain, italic or bold. When scrolling over it character by character, it doesn't do this, but when I use say-all, it behaves as I described. It may be something to do with Office
messing things up even when the file's saved as rtf, but I remember noticing this a long time ago when I thought writing in word pad was my only means of writing. That resulted in me posting a chapter of a fanfiction with a whole chunk of text in italics that
I never meant to be so.
I'd send a file, but your email doesn't seem to be tied to this message, only the email address of the list, and all the relevant files are of stories or parts of stories I have written. I'm quite protective of rough drafts of things...
On 16/01/2017 4:50 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
No I'm not using anything special. If you are re-using the same Word file over and over or the same template, it's possible there's something hidden in it that could be causing problems. To be honest, I've more seen that in Office itself and opening
a file in something other than office is more likely to fix it, but you never know. If you have a file that's doing it, that you are happy to send me offline, I can have a look and see if it works on my computer.
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