Re: [attention to joseph lee, sticky keys with NVDA


anthony borg
 

Hi joseph

I disabled and enabled the add-ons as you explained to me, but the problem remained there even with the sticky keys turned off.

To remind you again what is the problem, when I press the insert plus f12 to check the time it works, but when I press it twice to read me out the date it doesn’t work.

And that happens withother commands where I have to press them more than once.

Thanks in advance

Anthony   

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 27 June 2017 21:30
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] [attention to joseph lee, sticky keys with NVDA

 

Hi,

And sticky keys option in Ease of Access isn’t helping, and did restarting NVDA (both with add-ons enabled and disabled) improve the situation?

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of anthony borg
Sent: Tuesday, June 27, 2017 12:27 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] [attention to joseph lee, sticky keys with NVDA

 

Hi joseph

 

I am a single handedperson so to be able to use my laptop keyboard I need to use the sticky keys.  

 

My problem is that I am noticing that the sticky keys are interfering with the capslock, 

 

And the other problem is when I come for example to press the insert plus f12 twice to check the date it doesn’t work.

 

And that happens also with the other commands that we have to press them once, twice and more to do do certain things.

 

In my opinion the sticky keys are not working as they should with NVDA.

 

Can you please do something about it to be resolved?

 

I hope you will be able to understand what I mean.

 

Thanks in advance

 

Anthony  

 

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 27 June 2017 20:03
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [attention to joseph lee, sticky keys with NVDA

 

Dear NVDA community:

 

For those on NVDA users and add-ons lists: a few days ago I announced Project Hidden Singer/Big Bang, a project to restructure code in Windows 10 App Essentials and say goodbye to old workarounds. This is partly motivated by the fact that, with NVDA 2017.3, features from this add-on will make their debut as part of the screen reader itself, so the add-on is no longer required for some major tasks. The below announcement is just a first step in this project, with the complete picture emerging by September 2017.

 

Announcement text:

 

As part of NVDA 2017.3, NV Access, together with Joseph Lee, a Windows Insider and a noted NVDA expert in United States, have developed a set of features designed to improve user experience for Windows 10 users using NVDA. Prior to the upcoming release, an add-on called Windows 10 app Essentials have included features such as sounds to indicate appearance of search suggestions, announcing top search suggestion in braille and various workarounds for Windows 10 and various universal apps. Joseph, the author of the Windows 10 App Essentials, is delighted to announce that these features will be part of upcoming NVDA 2017.3, scheduled to hit the air sometime in August 2017.

 

As part of this work, I (Joseph Lee) would like to announce three important things:

 

  1. A fall release of Windows 10 App Essentials add-on will require NVDA 2017.3. This will be in place no later than October 2017.
  2. For those using NVDA snapshots (master and/or next), a new “pilot development” channel will be introduced. You may occasionally hear references to “try builds”, “fast ring snapshots” and what not, but in context of this add-on, it all refers to the pilot channel. This channel will not show up in update channel list, as this channel is designed to receive continuous feedback i.e. this channel requires NVDA snapshots. Anyone using development channel of this add-on along with NVDA master or next snapshots will be moved to this channel, as code in this channel parts ways with compatibility layer code, as changes made to NVDA snapshots will be reflected in these builds. If you are using Windows 10 App Essentials development snapshots under NVDA stable (2017.2, for example), you’ll stay in development channel (sometimes called “slow ring”) in order to preserve compatibility layer routines.
  3. Speaking of snapshot combinations: starting from June 28th WinTenApps snapshot, those on pilot development channel will get a build that is equivalent to NVDA next snapshots. This snapshot removes compatibility layer in place for search suggestion announcement, as this is no longer required if you are on latest master and/or next snapshots as NVDA itself will handle this for you.

 

Thank you.

Cheers,

Joseph

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