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Apologies for violating any protocols. Thanks for the heads
up, and I'm glad I was able to help. I was looking at it from an
NVDA user helping a fellow NVDA user's point of view. Since the
message stated that she was using NVDA as her primary screen
reader I thought that I could answer the question without
violating any list protocols. Overall, I'll chalk it up as a
On 6/4/2020 12:15 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
On Thu, Jun 4, 2020 at 12:03 PM, Tony Ballou wrote:
The only wrong question about NVDA is the one that you
fail to ask here.
Tony, you are absolutely correct, but Hettie very wisely
recognized that the question she is asking is not really about
NVDA at all, but about Audacity. I truly appreciate that she's
leading by example with regard to this.
As the group description states:
NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is screen reader software. The
central purpose of this group is discussing how to use NVDA, either
configuring NVDA's settings or familiarizing oneself with its
modes and commands. Discussions about which programs are accessible
using NVDA, NVDA add-ons, NVDA tutorials and documentation, and
configuring synthesizers or Braille displays for use with NVDA
are also permitted.
If the question were about NVDA or an NVDA add-on then it's
on-topic. If it's a question about how to use Audacity, where
NVDA just so happens to be the screen reader you're using, it's
not. This is a distinction that needs to be made, by each and
Again, I commend Hettie for being sensitive to this, and I commend
you and others who've already done so for directing her to
resources where those sorts of detailed questions can be asked and
answered by those who've, "been there, done that, got the
Brian - Windows 10
Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909,
Science has become
just another voice in the room; it has lost its platform.
Now, you simply declare your own truth.
~ Dr. Paul A. Offit, in New
York Times article, How Anti-Vaccine
Sentiment Took Hold in the United States,
September 23, 2019