Re: accessible version of Seamonkey?


Vincent Thacker <vince@...>
 

Lisa,

Sorry, I wasn't quite accurate in my last mail,, but you found the menu items anyway. In Seamonkey, go to View Menu, then Show / Hide, then press the right arrow key to start the submenu with the various toolbars that you can show or hide. There is a further submenu for Website Navigation, which you can again reach by pressing the right arrow key.

From the main menu bar, for example, if you are at Bookmarks, the submenu should appear if you press the down arrow. I have no idea why items are not being spoken by NVDA.

It may be that some settings have got corrupted , in which case it would be an idea to remove Seamonkey and start again. If NVDA is otherwise working OK, this may be the best option. I remove programs with Revo Uninstaller, which looks for relevant files all over your PC, and so may remove any corrupt material.

To get the current version of seamonkey, version 2.39, go to:
https://download.mozilla.org/?product=seamonkey-2.39&os=win&lang=en-US

That link above should start the installer downloading. In Seamonkey or Firefox, you will get a dialog box asking you to save the file before you can run it.

Vince in England.

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Message Received: Mar 04 2016, 01:38 PM
From: "Lisa P Geibel"
To: nvda@groups.io
Cc:
Subject: Re: [nvda] accessible version of Seamonkey?

Hi Vincent,
Thank you for getting back. Yes, menu is checked, but there are about 4
or 5 other things below it that are also checked and it doesn't read
what they are. I know how to get to the view choice when things act
normally, but when I left and right arrow when I'm in the file menu, all
I hear is submenu submenu and that's it. Does that help you any? Can you
give me any tips on things to have checked or unchecked so it will read
better? Please and thanks?.

Lisa
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On 3/4/16 8:09 AM, Vincent Thacker wrote:
> Hi, Lisa,
>
> I've got Seamonkey on my PC, and I don't know what's happened with
> yours, but it looks much the same as it ever did. I have version 2.39,
> which I believe is the latest.
>
> I wonder if you have menus turned off. Hold down the Alt key until you
> can find out what's there. If you can get to the View menu, choose
> Toolbars and make sure that menus are on.
>
> A shortcut to save a favorite or bookmark is Control key plus D.
>
> If you have Firefox and Thunderbird, you have most of Seamonkey in
> another form, really.
>
> Hope that's some help.
>
> Vince in England.
>
>
>
>
>
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> Message Received: Mar 04 2016, 11:41 AM
> From: "Lisa P Geibel"
> To: nvda@groups.io
> Cc:
> Subject: [nvda] accessible version of Seamonkey?
>
> Hi,
> My husband and I are both totally blind and use a Windows 10 computer
> with NVDA. I use Thunderbird for my mail client and he used to use
> Seamonkey until something happened and we had to reinstall it. I got
> 2.93 and it is very different than the older one he had as no shortcut
> keys such as alt b to add to favorites or ctrl l to open a URL work.
> It's only reading things like button and such. The install was a
> nightmare and he had to do it as the only choices were button and alt
> button. Please help with finding an accessible version since I was the
> one that messed it up on him? Thanks.
> --
> Lisa
> E-Mail: lisapgeibel429@...
> Facebook: http://facebook.com/ldporter1
> Twitter: http://twitter.com/LisaLisa429
> Philmore box shared with hubby:
> 773-572-7897
> God bless everyone!!!
>
>
>
>
>




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