Re: Power Point presentation access
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Knowing this, I will use your suggestions and see how it works. I have a totally blind friend who is a JAWS user and who will be teaching a course at a local community college and wants to use the previous instructors Power Point presentations. I have not had access to these, so who knows what is on the slides. I’ll see if she will send me a sample. Not sure if she would want to try NVDA, but sounds like the one way she may have that access.
From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Which version of Office are you using? Certainly in recent versions, NVDA should work fine in presentation mode. One big trick to look out for however, is when creating a slideshow, you can set bullet point "animations" where each bullet point (or other object on a slide) only appears as you press enter / right arrow etc. This works visually, but NVDA reads the whole slide as soon as it loads. The best workaround at this stage is ideally to not use animations for now (slide transitions are a separate thing - they control how each slide appears or replaces the last, and they are fine) or to use them consistently, press control as soon as each slide loads, and then as you press enter to load each bullet, press down arrow to have NVDA read you the line.
On Thu, Dec 7, 2017 at 1:37 AM, <ely.r@...> wrote: