locked Re: How to prevent NVDA from automatically reading messages in outlook when open them?
Dennis L <dennisl1982@...>
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Gene that is not true! It could be made to be application specific.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Sunday, May 10, 2020 8:24 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] How to prevent NVDA from automatically reading messages in outlook when open them?
This isn't just changing how the program responds in this one situation. the program behaves in this way every time you open a document in any document reading program. One person or two people by themselves don't make a convincing case for changing this behavior. And if you change the behavior by providing a don't read any of document automatically feature, what will you substitute in its place? Think of what it means. If nothing is spoken, you won't know when a document has opened. You may not even know the program itself has opened, if you click on a file and nothing is spoken.
I want verification that something has opened and appears to be working properly. the most efficient way to do that is by having the first line read automatically. That way, I get information about the first line, which I often want instead of some sort of generic announcement such as program x has opened, document y has opened and reading something like the title of the document.
In short, you would have to come up with something more efficient and more useful than what you are complaining about now if you want a change because I very much doubt most people want such a change or option. Are you literally asking that nothing be spoken? That is most unsatisfactory.
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I have seen at least one other person request this feature. Its clearly not just me who wants this.
From: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
On Sun, May 10, 2020 at 04:35 PM, Richard Bartholomew wrote:
And when, "your preferred method," could be one of who knows how many, it becomes ridiculous to try to implement said preferences. This may not be one of those cases, but I am discussing a general principle.
Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363
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