Re: A question for users of multiple screenreaders.

Stanley Haupt
 

In the past, System Access only worked with Internet Explorer. Since this summer they started supporting other browsers. Below is the History of Changes from September-June 2017.

System Access: History of Changes
History of Changes
Version 3.7.147 (September 12, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a problem that prevented Sero from downloading some podcasts on Windows.
Version 3.7.146 (September 11, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a problem that prevented Sero from playing some podcasts on Windows.
Version 3.7.145 (September 04, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox, if you move the mouse within a web page, System Access will now read what is under the mouse pointer. This does not work reliably with Chrome because of a limitation in Chrome itself.
Version 3.7.144 (September 03, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox and Chrome, System Access now supports some editable text controls with suggestions that you can read and select with the up and down arrow keys.
In Firefox and Chrome, this update eliminates many instances of the phrase "unreadable text" when reading a page.
In Firefox and Chrome, System Access now lets you read the individual cells of the table in the Gmail inbox, and possibly on other sites.
Version 3.7.143 (August 26, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a problem in the previous update that prevented System Access from reading the Chrome address and search bar.
Version 3.7.142 (August 20, 2017)
Fixes
This update introduces more robust support for editable text controls in Chrome, Firefox, and Thunderbird. In particular, System Access now reports misspelled words when spell checking is enabled, by playing a low tone as it reads the word. It can do this as you're reading the text, and depending on the app, it can sometimes report a misspelled word as soon as you hit Space. This update also improves support for text selection in Thunderbird.
Version 3.7.141 (July 29, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a few more bugs in our support for Chrome and Firefox.
Version 3.7.140 (July 20, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox and Chrome, System Access now identifies some headings that it previously missed, such as the "Share this" heading on many WordPress blogs.
This update solves a problem that completely blocked System Access from reading some pages in Firefox and Chrome.
Version 3.7.139 (July 12, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox and Chrome, this update fixes a problem that caused System Access to put some pieces of text on their own line when they should be inline with the rest of the text.
Version 3.7.138 (July 11, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox and Mozilla Thunderbird, for menu items that can be checked or selected, System Access now announces the state of the menu item.
Version 3.7.137 (July 08, 2017)
Fixes
This update solves a problem with reading single-line editable text fields in Chrome, where System Access would say "blank" when the field was not actually blank.
Version 3.7.136 (July 08, 2017)
Fixes
This update solves a problem that caused System Access to miss some text on web pages in Firefox.
This update solves a problem that caused System Access to treat some static text in the Firefox Options screen as editable text.
This update fixes a recent regression that broke navigation and reading when composing a message in Mozilla Thunderbird.
In Firefox and Chrome, System Access will now read a link even if it cannot find a label and the link does not appear to be a graphic.
Version 3.7.135 (July 06, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a problem with some numeric text fields in Firefox, such as the "How old are you?" field when creating a Firefox Sync account.
Version 3.7.134 (July 05, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a recent regression in Firefox that caused a lot of text on web pages to be presented as editable text when it shouldn't be.
Version 3.7.133 (July 04, 2017)
Fixes
In all supported browsers, you can now press K and Shift+K to move between links on a page.
This update fixes a problem that prevented System Access from detecting some custom clickable elements, such as the "Search by voice" element on the Chrome start page
This update adds support for buttons nested within links in Firefox and Chrome, such as the "Don't show on this page" buttons on the Chrome start page.
This update cleans up the presentation of some links with both text and graphics in Firefox and Chrome, such as the links to recently visited sites on the Chrome start page.
Version 3.7.132 (July 02, 2017)
Fixes
This update solves a problem that caused System Access to become sluggish when navigating a long web page in Firefox or Chrome.
This update solves a problem that prevented System Access from reading some editable text fields in Firefox and Chrome.
In Firefox and Chrome, the B and Shift+B commands now navigate to menu buttons as well as normal buttons.
Version 3.7.131 (July 01, 2017)
Fixes
System Access now supports table navigation commands in Firefox and Chrome, as it does in Internet Explorer.
This update fixes a problem that prevented System Access from finding the keyword search box on eBay.com when using Firefox or Chrome.
This update fixes a problem with clicking on some custom elements that aren't identified as links or buttons in Firefox and Chrome.
Version 3.7.130 (June 28, 2017)
Fixes
This update solves a problem that caused System Access to miss some headings in Firefox and Chrome, such as on FileHippo.com.
Version 3.7.129 (June 27, 2017)
Fixes
In Firefox and Chrome, System Access now waits a little longer for a newly loaded page to settle before it starts reading. This may cause page loads to feel a little slower, but it will also help with highly dynamic pages. We appreciate your continued feedback as we work to provide a great user experience in these browsers.
Version 3.7.128 (June 27, 2017)
Fixes
This update fixes a problem that prevented System Access from fully rendering the news feed at m.facebook.com in Firefox and Chrome.
This update fixes a problem that prevented the down arrow key from moving out of the Bing.com search box in Firefox.
This update adds the quick navigation commands for unvisited and visited links in Firefox and Chrome.
Version 3.7.127 (June 25, 2017)
Fixes
This update solves a problem that prevented System Access from recognizing some editable text fields in Firefox and Chrome.
Version 3.7.126 (June 25, 2017)
Preview of updated support for Firefox and Chrome
For the past several years, Serotek has only officially supported Internet Explorer for web browsing with System Access. But starting with Windows 10, Microsoft has stopped new development on Internet Explorer and focused on the Edge browser. We are working with Microsoft on Edge accessibility. But for now, we've been working on updated support for Firefox and Chrome within System Access, and we're ready to give you a sneak peek. You'll find the same smooth, intuitive user experience that you've come to know and love with Internet Explorer. We've done our best to work out all the bugs, but it's possible that we've missed some. So please give it a try and

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of The Wolf
Sent: Friday, October 13, 2017 12:10 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] A question for users of multiple screenreaders.

so system access screen reader is still being worked on?

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