What list do we report to about our issues. I tried to figure out
how to download the bog program and can't seem to succed with that
either. Today has not been a good day with computers or embossers.
On 4/2/2020 2:31 AM, Joseph Lee wrote:
Managed to contact a Thunderbird engineer
via Twitter. To help figuring out what’s going with recent TB
beta releases, this engineer graciously posted archive links
for TB betas (use it at your own risk, especially if you wish
to report issues to Thunderbird developers in tracking down
You must choose the installer that is
designed for your processor/platform (win32 or win64; for sake
of ese of testing, try win32).
For each beta release, please do as exactly
as I say below:
- Install each
beta, beginning with 74 beta 2.
Thunderbird as usual.
- Note down
issues such as sluggishness or extra chatter.
- If you don’t
experience issues, install the next (newer) beta.
- Repeat steps
2 through 4 until you do come across issues.
- Should you
experience issues, report to the list immediately so
Thunderbird developers can be notified. Be sure to note down
exactly what issues you are having and in which Thunderbird
beta version you are experiencing these issues.
There is a tool called Mozregression that
allows developers to pinpoint exactly which change introduced
a bug (NVDA developers can also do this through a tool called
“git bisect”). But since not many of you are experienced in
this sort of thing, the steps I listed above is the next best
thing we have.
68.6 is great. It does what I need it to do. No annoying
I need to check out web interfaces for mail. I never have
done much with that.
On 4/2/2020 1:23 AM, Shaun Everiss wrote:
Well to be hhonest if it gets that bad you can always get
the older 52x release which is not ever going to aparently
On 2/04/2020 6:02 pm, Governor staten
If you revert back, you have to create a new profile. I
did it. I have more email accounts to set up. You have to
reset all of your settings. I will be sticking with the
"release" version of this program, or go to something else
in the future.
On 4/1/2020 11:50 PM, Betsy
I do not know how to revert back and if I do will all
of my emails stay in tact?
Thanks so much for your help.
On 4/1/2020 11:29 PM, Joseph Lee
Betsy and all,
I understand you correctly, NVDA somehow does not
read next messages automatically when you delete the
current message in Thunderbird, and you say this
problem began when you updated add-ons and/or
Thunderbird. To really figure out if it is
Thunderbird, can you try reverting (going back) to
latest public version of Thunderbird? If that
resolves the problem, I think a love call to Mozilla
would be in order (i.e. reporting the problem in
hopes of Mozilla understanding and resolving it).
Also, given that some folks did report a similar
problem, I hope others can chime in with their
findings with the steps I wrote earlier.
I assume I have the latest version of thunderbird.
It seemed to start acting up about the same time I
updated Thunderbird and also did some add-on updates
with NVDA but I do not recall what they are.
It took me over half an hour even to get in the
program tonight when I had shut it
I wish I could figure out how to describe what is
going one. One thing is when you delete an email it
starts saying different letters like it is trying to
tell you what is going on. I also can no longer go
from one email to the next and have it read smoothly
like I used to be able to do by just pushing the
delete on the numpad and it going right to the next
email. I now have to push insert and then down
arrow--not numpad keys for it to stop saying all of
those different letters. It is really hard to
describe. It was running so smoothly.
I wonder if it is because I am running a beta
version as I was willing to be a tester for them? I
did not think of that earlier.
4/1/2020 8:34 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
there something new in the Thunderbird betas
perhaps? I just tried with alpha-19867,54f1b727
on Thunderbird 68.6.0 32-bit (the latest regular
version?) and it read as normal, so it looks
like it's something changed in Thunderbird, and
might be worth contacting Mozilla perhaps? Does
it do the same thing if you use NVDA 2019.3.1?
I didn't notice a difference in Thunderbird
68.6, but if you could provide exact steps to
repeat and exactly what superfluous information
is being read I can double check.
am having the same problem and it definitely
interrupts the reading of
On 3/31/2020 5:17 PM, Governor staten wrote:
> Hello, everyone. I'm using Thunderbird 75
beta 2 64 bit with the
> latest NVDA Alpha. As of a few days ago,
the reading of certain
> processes in Thunderbird is being done.
However, it is way too
> verbose. Sometimes it reads pieces of
text and letters. I wish I knew
> what this was and how to modify it, or
turn it off.
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