Re: Question re. add-on ClipSpeak (was: [nvda] Keynote for NVDA)
As far as I know, we are talking about the add-on that tries to determine when something is copied and pasted, not the one that just says something because you press a keyboard command. Ive been using the add-on that monitors the clipboard since it came out, perhaps three years ago. I have found it almost completely accurate. It is far more accurate than not knowing if the command was carried out with no feedback. I may have found it to be wrong perhaps five or ten times in all that time. I don't consider that to be sufficient justification for not incorporating it into the core. That's almost insignificant. And if it has been wrong, it usually says no change. At such times, when working with a document, you can tell if copying or cutting took place by looking at the document. When working with files, you can simply perform the action again. That's a lot more convenient than thinking you copied files to the clipboard, pasting them, and finding you just pasted all the same files you pasted immediately before. And if it can be improved to make it even more accurate, that could be done while incorporating it.
You don't expect absolute perfection everywhere and yet you wouldn't dream of not allowing the screen-reader to function in those cases. I use a web site where a line of text is spoken by one combination of NVDA and a browser and not spoken when using another browser. At times, one combination of NVDA and a web page will say one thing on a button and something else when using another browser. They may mean the same thing, but even so, absolute perfection is not demanded.
Sometimes, if you let perfection not allow the good or very good, you defeat yourself and are worse off.
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From: Joseph Lee
Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019 5:02 AM
Subject: Re: Question re. add-on ClipSpeak (was: [nvda] Keynote for NVDA)
No, not ready for Python 3 just yet. Also note that not all clipboard operations will be announced – the add-on will tell you something was copied, but that doesn’t mean things will get copied in every situation.
I second your request for incorporating the ClipSpeak add-on into the core of NVDA. Thanks for alerting me to it. This add-on is very useful, and its “actions” are also presented on Braille displays. Is it already compatible with Python 3?
It sounds like you guys are having a really cool time, sadly, the days the conference is on are my weekend.
And I can't sit in front of a device all day long so I will have to listen to recordings like allways.
On 17/11/2019 7:51 pm, Sky Mundell wrote: