Re: Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"


Steve Nutt
 

Well yes, Vocal-Eyes had the same feature set as Window-Eyes in that regard.

 

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Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sarah k Alawami
Sent: 07 May 2021 17:06
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"

 

Vocal eyes also did that. I'm dating myself as that was in 1994. Has an issue in hithub been submitted for this as that would be nice especially when going over a paper.

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On 7 May 2021, at 8:37, Steve Nutt wrote:

As far as I know, Window-Eyes was the only screen reader ever to give that flexibility. It had separate caps and punctuation levels for screen and keyboard.

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: 07 May 2021 15:47
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"

 

It doesn’t say cap when using reade to end or reading line by line.  It doesn’t even say cap when moving by word.  In short, you get the same information as you do with pitch change.  I agree that this should be adjustable so it won’t say cap when typing if that is wished. 

 

Gene

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From: Steve Nutt

Sent: Friday, May 07, 2021 9:38 AM

Subject: Re: [nvda] Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"

 

Yes, but for me, it seems to say Cap when doing a speak all as well, or reading line by line on the screen, which is not what you want.

 

You need independent settings for the screen and the keyboard.  Window-Eyes used to do this very well.

 

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Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rich DeSteno
Sent: 07 May 2021 11:31
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"

 

I use it all the time and it works quickly and totally accurately.

Rich De Steno

On 5/7/2021 4:58 AM, Gene wrote:

You can do that but that is less efficient and a more cluttered way to do this.

 

Gene

-----Original Message-----

Sent: Thursday, May 06, 2021 10:49 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] Uppercase pitch change is not clearly indicated with "Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard"

 

Change the NVDA settings to say "cap" when an upper case letter is typed.  You will never be in doubt again.

 

Rich De Steno

On 5/6/2021 10:18 PM, Louise Pfau wrote:

Hi.  I use the “Windows OneCore Microsoft Richard” voice from the “English Canada” pack with NVDA.  My uppercase pitch change is set to the default of 30, but when I enter or navigate to upercase characters, there doesn’t appear to be a pitch change.  I find “Microsoft Richard” to be the most expressive of the “Windows OneCore” voices that I have installed.  Has anyone else come across something like this with any of the other “Windows OneCore” voices?

 

Thanks,

 

Louise

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