Re: NVDA questions

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Does it also not mean that any computer you use must have had the Eloquence voice installed for use with external programs though?
I do not understand the phonetics bit, but it has been asked here before so maybe a search through the archives might bring something up.


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From: "Claire Potter" <claire.potter99@...>
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Sent: Saturday, March 09, 2019 4:35 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA questions

Hi Teri, I can't answer your first question unfortunately, but for your second one, the answer is yes. You can run Eloquence on NVDA portable, just make sure that when you're making the portable copy you check the box to copy user configurations, that's what I do and it works for me.

Claire Potter
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NVDA Certified Expert 2019.

On 9 Mar 2019, at 06:13, Teri McElroy <shimzin.lists@...> wrote:


I've just joined the list and am hoping someone can help with a couple of questions.

Later this year I'm studying a course where I need to be able to read phonetic/phonemic symbols.

Does anyone know if it is possible to alter NVDA in the same way as I have been able to do for Jaws? I want to be able to have NVDA speak back phonetic/phonemic symbols to me and name them correctly. This is specific to linguistic studies, and does not refer to the words such as "charley" or "delta" NVDA uses to clarify which letter is being announced.

It would also be helpful if I could have NVDA display these symbols in braille with my braille display.

I have a list of unicode symbols and what they mean. Is there a way I can add the list of symbols to my selected speech engine so NVDA will announce the symbols correctly, and to the braille tables as well?

Also, if I run NVDA portable, can I still use Eloquence as my prefered speech engine?

Part of the course has a teaching component and I need to use the computer in the classroom at Tech. It would make things much easier if I could use portable NVDA on a thumb drive with Eloquence.

Thanks for any help with this.


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