Re: Reading boxes in Microsoft Word
If the graphics consist of text that has been made into a picture, you will have to use OCR. You will have to unzip the docx file and OCR the images that you will find in the media folder. If however, the images have alternative text tags, then the following post from Jean NZ will help.
I hope i have got it right that you want.
for example when you open the document then go to the top of the page, change nvda into browse mode.
Is it the text out of the graphics you want? If so press the letter G for graphic say to get to the first one. It will read out a bit of stuf of which I remembered the first and last word of the alt text.
Next I used the nvda key + the spacebar to go into focus mode on the grphic.
The next step was to used the numeric keypad. Make sure numlock is off.
I noted the first and last word, so I could figure out what was what.
Next i use the number 7 on the numeric keypad to use the review text cursor to take me one line up at a time to where the first word was. I thenused either the number 4 or 6 to find the start of the line of the sentence.
I then used the number one on the numeric keypad to take me to the very first letter of the sentence. Next i used the nvda key + the f9 key to start the mark which was at the start of the sentence.
I then used the number 9 on the numeric keypad to take me down one line at a time.
When I got to the very last line and it was read out, then I used the number 6 to take me one word to the right till i go to the last work.
The next thing I done was used the number 3 to take me one character to the right until i was at the end of the work say full stop.
Then I used the nvda key + the f 10 key to finish the mark.
to see if it was copied right then i used the nvda key + the letter C and it was spoken out.
On the numeric keypad the number 7 was previous sentence, 8 is curent, 9 is next
4 was previous word, 5 was current, and 6 was next.
1 was previous character, 2 was current and 3 was next.
I got the wife to verify that it was the text spoken from the graphic that was copied.
You will need to change back to browse mode to repeat teh process on another and do what was said above to each graphic .
hope this helps.
Hopefully this is what you meant.
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On 27/01/2016 8:36 p.m., Brandon Keith Biggs wrote:
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From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com] On Behalf Of Kevin Huber
Sent: Friday, July 29, 2016 9:01 PM
Subject: [nvda] Reading boxes in Microsoft Word
I have a Microsoft Word document with graphics contained in it. These graphics contain text. How can I read the text within these graphics using NVDA.