Re: making the menus in libre office talk


Well just uninstall libreoffice and update it, I have 6.05 on here.

Sadly whenever I get a system back from repair or someone sets it up for me, rather than mucking round to see what extras could be on it, I usually like to reformat it and set it up again so I know its set right.

I have been burned to many times by dodgy computer companies.

On 7/2/2018 5:44 AM, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:
Hi, Brian,

It's very possible that they could have installed an older version of libre office. I'll have to ask my friend when I talk to her.


On 7/1/2018 1:01 AM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
The menus in Libra Office writer do talk. The behaviour on the launcher is a little non standard it is true but it does talk
This screen appears blank, but you can make the drop down menu work in the normal way, if you choose not to select and escape, you can tab around some buttons on the main screen. I think this is merely a focus issue at launch.
I'm using the portable version of Libra here.
If its not working could they have installed some old version on the system?
It no longer seems to need Java.

I'm running on windows 7, which is often what these refurbished machines come with, at least in the UK.


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----- Original Message ----- From: "Rosemarie Chavarria" <knitqueen2007@...>
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Subject: [nvda] making the menus in libre office talk

Hi, everyone,

I have a friend who just got a refurvished computer from Computers for the Blind in Texas. She said they installed libre office on it but she can't make the menus talk. Other than that, she said she can work with the writer word processer and the spread sheet with no problem. Is there a way to make the menus talk?

Thanks for your help in advance.


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