Re: Parenthesis

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No one issue with all caps is that some words may indeed be said badly as its not expected, also using some caps can throw some synths into roman numerals mode and hence for example VI people can say 6 people or Roman 6 people. Also some caps strings like NY can say New York and some abbreviations that are ambiguous can in some languages be expanded to measurements or even currencies.

This is why anyone writing documents really does need to have some screenreaders and synths handy.
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Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 5:47 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Parenthesis

I had asked about parenthesis because someone had told me that the screen reader speaks capitalization differently than regular letters. For example, ALL CAPS IN A SENTENCE causes the reader to say those words with "emphasis" or to yell. I didn't know there were punctuation settings. I just wondered if words in parenthesis were whispered or otherwise spoken differently.



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