Back in the days, I even sent a buglog to Joseph, and he couldn't seem to figure out the problem.
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I'm definitely not here to play the blame game, so please please know that! Over all NVDA is just! fabulous! but this is one area that no matter what I try doing, no matter what hardware I use, I just cannot seem to get working as advertized.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kevin Cussick via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2017 04:26 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Announcing immediate release of Enhanced Touch gestures add-on version 17.03
I find nvda very bad with touch as well. I hope at some time the devs
might do something with touch. I thought it was just me, but to many
users seem to report that they can't work touch. I know someone will
come back and say it works well with me but I have about 5 tablet devices and just can not get nvda to play well with touch I have given up.
On 25/02/2017 02:25, Christopher-Mark Gilland wrote:
I still can't get the touch gestures to work half of the time.
Usually, when I try, NVDA just goes totally haywire. This isn't a
recent thing either. As I recall, Joseph, you and I talked a while
back on the phone about this. I still to this day on my MS Surface 3
have the same results, if not worse. Half the time flicking and double
tapping doesn't work, and anything requiring multiple fingers practically never ever works.
Yes, I do have the latest version of the addon installed, and yes, I'm
on NVDA 2017.1, but even still no improvement.
Even on my mother's HP laptop with a touch screen, I tried over there,
and again, no dice. Same oddities.
I've practically completely given up 100% on touch. Just for the
record, JAWS is doing the same thing both on my Surface as well as on
my mom's laptop. I'm usually incredibly good at picking up a touch
screen device, and within less than a day, I usually have it pretty
well figured out, so this isn't anything like me performing the
gestures wrong, that I know of.
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*From:* Joseph Lee <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
*To:* email@example.com <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
*Sent:* Friday, February 24, 2017 8:29 PM
*Subject:* [nvda] Announcing immediate release of Enhanced Touch
gestures add-on version 17.03
For those who are using NVDA on toushcreen computers: Enhanced Touch
Gestures add-on 17.03 is now available. This version resolves
incompatibility with NVDA 2017.1 (specifically, it now deals with
multi-monitor setups). More info can be found at: