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Re: Question about SAP and Netweaver

Adriani Botez
 

Deear Quentin,

I am working in net viewer every day. You can have a look at #7091 on github.

Netviewer works quite well since its functions are browser based. In any case, the user should enable  screen reader support in netviewer settings.
I would advice the user to uncheck the button tables in nvda‘s document formating settings. The reason is that NVDA reports tables almost on every line if the button is checked.
The most significant issue in netviewer is following: if you are in a data table or a form and you are just reviewing it without clicking on edit, NVDA reports for example „yes, radio button not available not checked“ although the button is checked. Thus, the user must click on edit every time if he or she wants to review thee correct status of the button which costs lot of time.

If he  or she must use sap gui, accessibility and subscripting must be activated on server and client in sap gui options. But as of now, SAP has created only an addon for jaws which works with sap gui. 

I know a blind guy who is working at SAP here in Germany. They are veryopen to work together with NV Access on an alternative addon for NVDA.

They have an accessibility team. If you wish I can bring you in contact with them.



Best
Adriani

Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 15.12.2017 um 06:25 schrieb Quentin Christensen <quentin@...>:

Hi everyone,

I've had an enquiry from someone about the accessibility of SAP.  They advised they are using (or will need to use) ECC 6 Enhancement Pack 6 and NetWeaver Portal 7.3 Enhancement Pack 1.

I see a couple of issues on our tracker from a couple of years ago about SAP but would be interested in hearing from anyone with more recent experience as to whether it works and if so, how well or what issues there currently are, please?

Kind regards

Quentin.

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Re: An unusual but potentially very useful idea about sounds

Kwork
 

Yes, very. While not at all necessary to enjoy life, and not something I would complain about if never implemented, it sounds like something I would use. I have had headphones where I've heard the sounds Gene has described.
Travis

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 3:48 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] An unusual but potentially very useful idea about sounds

This seriously sounds like an amazing idea. 

Devin Prater
Assistive Technology instructor in training, JAWS Sertified.

On Dec 14, 2017, at 4:46 AM, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:

People who have followed my comments about sounds may believe that I don't see much use in sounds in general.  That isn't the case.  I think many sounds people rely on don't give much useful information or duplicate very easily gotten information already available but here is an idea for sounds that give unavailable information or information that is not conveniently available.
 
Awhile ago, I got a new set of headphones that are unusually efficient.  They are so efficient that I can hear the sounds of the processor working softly.  I was initially going to buy an adapter with a volume control to get rid of the sounds but I found that they were useful.  For example, if I am normalizing a file, the processor makes a certain kind of sound when I'm using the program I normalize with.  I don't have to check to see when normalization is finished nor do I need a specific sound, nonexistent, to tell me.  I just wait for the processor sound to stop.  The same when I'm copying long files.  I don't have to check periodically.  If I'm downloading something, again, my processor makes a certain repetetive sound.  I know when the download has finished by simply not hearing that sound any longer.  The same for uploads.  I can tell when my computer shuts down because the processor sound stops.  I can tell, if I issue the reboot command when the shutdown has ended.  That tells me that the reboot should be starting because a certain sound is heard. 
 
I can tell my computer is rebooting and hasn't gotten stuck because I can hear certain specific sounds during boot up.  Others may find other useful sounds.  Should there be a feature in NVDA or an add on that allows the user to hear such sounds, properly amplified, when desired?  They would be played through the sound card and heard over speakers or headphones, whatever is being used.  the function could be toggled on and off. 
 
Gene


Re: Community advisory/Skype 8 for Desktop (aka SkypePreview): web navigation concepts required, existing nor new Skype app modulewon't work

David Moore
 

Hi all!

I am using the universal Skype app in Windows 10 1709 with NVDA, and it works great. I can tab to all that I need, and even the dial pad is accessible. Narrator works well in the universal Skype app for Win10 as well.

Have a great one!

David Moore

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Sarah k Alawami
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 10:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Community advisory/Skype 8 for Desktop (aka SkypePreview): web navigation concepts required, existing nor new Skype app modulewon't work

 

Yeah I dunno. I know there was talk on the skype english list about this a few months ago, but there was no true answer, yes or no, if skype for desktop was going to die and or when. I guess we'll have to wait and see eh?

 

Take care



On Dec 14, 2017, at 4:45 PM, Lino Morales <linomorales001@...> wrote:

 

So the question I want to know is will Skype Classic die soon? I guess we'll have to wait on MS's answer in the future. On the Skype English hosted on the groups.io radio network nobody has broached said subject. Oh well if that's the case. Universal Skype for WIN 10 works OK.

 

On 12/13/2017 11:10 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Dear NVDA community,

 

A few weeks ago someone asked me if I could take a look at the latest incarnation of Skype for Desktop, nowadays known as Skype Preview (version 8.12). Preliminary results and the advisory is as follows:

 

Skype for Desktop has gone through a total redesign, borrowing UI (user interface) elements from universal app version of Skype (Windows 10). Instead of tabs and such, it is now a web interface. The following are notable features:

 

  • Contacts list is a combo box.
  • Call, My Info and other elements are buttons.
  • In order to type messages, you need to switch to focus mode from chat edit box.

 

Thus, you need to be familiar with web navigation concepts and commands to use Skype 8 for Desktop. Also, due to UI redesign, existing Skype app module that ships with NVDA, nor the app module for Skype universal app that ships with Windows 10 App Essentials add-on won’t work.

 

Technical: developer info for Skype objects will return values for both IAccessible and IAccessible2, usually seen with Firefox controls. Basically, it is a web interface packaged as an app. Note that installation of Skype 8 for desktop will fail on Windows 10 because of preference for Skype universal app.

 

Thanks.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

 

 


Question about SAP and Netweaver

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi everyone,

I've had an enquiry from someone about the accessibility of SAP.  They advised they are using (or will need to use) ECC 6 Enhancement Pack 6 and NetWeaver Portal 7.3 Enhancement Pack 1.

I see a couple of issues on our tracker from a couple of years ago about SAP but would be interested in hearing from anyone with more recent experience as to whether it works and if so, how well or what issues there currently are, please?

Kind regards

Quentin.

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Re: Community advisory/Skype 8 for Desktop (aka Skype Preview): web navigation concepts required, existing nor new Skype app module won't work

Sarah k Alawami
 

Yeah I dunno. I know there was talk on the skype english list about this a few months ago, but there was no true answer, yes or no, if skype for desktop was going to die and or when. I guess we'll have to wait and see eh?

Take care

On Dec 14, 2017, at 4:45 PM, Lino Morales <linomorales001@...> wrote:

So the question I want to know is will Skype Classic die soon? I guess we'll have to wait on MS's answer in the future. On the Skype English hosted on the groups.io radio network nobody has broached said subject. Oh well if that's the case. Universal Skype for WIN 10 works OK.


On 12/13/2017 11:10 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:
Dear NVDA community,
 
A few weeks ago someone asked me if I could take a look at the latest incarnation of Skype for Desktop, nowadays known as Skype Preview (version 8.12). Preliminary results and the advisory is as follows:
 
Skype for Desktop has gone through a total redesign, borrowing UI (user interface) elements from universal app version of Skype (Windows 10). Instead of tabs and such, it is now a web interface. The following are notable features:
 
  • Contacts list is a combo box.
  • Call, My Info and other elements are buttons.
  • In order to type messages, you need to switch to focus mode from chat edit box.
 
Thus, you need to be familiar with web navigation concepts and commands to use Skype 8 for Desktop. Also, due to UI redesign, existing Skype app module that ships with NVDA, nor the app module for Skype universal app that ships with Windows 10 App Essentials add-on won’t work.
 
Technical: developer info for Skype objects will return values for both IAccessible and IAccessible2, usually seen with Firefox controls. Basically, it is a web interface packaged as an app. Note that installation of Skype 8 for desktop will fail on Windows 10 because of preference for Skype universal app.
 
Thanks.
Cheers,
Joseph



Re: Community advisory/Skype 8 for Desktop (aka Skype Preview): web navigation concepts required, existing nor new Skype app module won't work

Lino Morales
 

I'd say Skype Classic V 7.4. whatever the latest build is I can't remember.

On 12/14/2017 7:23 AM, Ann Byrne wrote:
Which Skype is best to be using at this point, with Windows 1709?

Thanks



Re: Boot with NVDA

Gene New Zealand <hurrikennyandopo@...>
 

Hi


Are you talking about Windows pe if so you can find it on the following pate at http://accessibilitycentral.net/nvda%20tutorials%20for%20other%20programs.html

There is info on it plus download links for 7 and 10


hope it helps


Gene nz



On 12/13/2017 2:29 PM, Andrea Sherry wrote:
Please what is the link to download this boot cdrom image.

Andrea


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NVDA and HP laptop

Don H
 

HP computers have a HP application called HP support assistant. Back when I was a Window Eyes user if you tried to run this application WE would crash. Does NVDA work well with the HP support assistant software?
Thanks


Re: An unusual but potentially very useful idea about sounds

Lino Morales
 

Well this sounds like a good idea espically if you a Braille display all of the time.


On 12/14/2017 5:46 AM, Gene wrote:
People who have followed my comments about sounds may believe that I don't see much use in sounds in general.  That isn't the case.  I think many sounds people rely on don't give much useful information or duplicate very easily gotten information already available but here is an idea for sounds that give unavailable information or information that is not conveniently available.
 
Awhile ago, I got a new set of headphones that are unusually efficient.  They are so efficient that I can hear the sounds of the processor working softly.  I was initially going to buy an adapter with a volume control to get rid of the sounds but I found that they were useful.  For example, if I am normalizing a file, the processor makes a certain kind of sound when I'm using the program I normalize with.  I don't have to check to see when normalization is finished nor do I need a specific sound, nonexistent, to tell me.  I just wait for the processor sound to stop.  The same when I'm copying long files.  I don't have to check periodically.  If I'm downloading something, again, my processor makes a certain repetetive sound.  I know when the download has finished by simply not hearing that sound any longer.  The same for uploads.  I can tell when my computer shuts down because the processor sound stops.  I can tell, if I issue the reboot command when the shutdown has ended.  That tells me that the reboot should be starting because a certain sound is heard. 
 
I can tell my computer is rebooting and hasn't gotten stuck because I can hear certain specific sounds during boot up.  Others may find other useful sounds.  Should there be a feature in NVDA or an add on that allows the user to hear such sounds, properly amplified, when desired?  They would be played through the sound card and heard over speakers or headphones, whatever is being used.  the function could be toggled on and off. 
 
Gene


Re: Community advisory/Skype 8 for Desktop (aka Skype Preview): web navigation concepts required, existing nor new Skype app module won't work

Lino Morales
 

So the question I want to know is will Skype Classic die soon? I guess we'll have to wait on MS's answer in the future. On the Skype English hosted on the groups.io radio network nobody has broached said subject. Oh well if that's the case. Universal Skype for WIN 10 works OK.


On 12/13/2017 11:10 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Dear NVDA community,

 

A few weeks ago someone asked me if I could take a look at the latest incarnation of Skype for Desktop, nowadays known as Skype Preview (version 8.12). Preliminary results and the advisory is as follows:

 

Skype for Desktop has gone through a total redesign, borrowing UI (user interface) elements from universal app version of Skype (Windows 10). Instead of tabs and such, it is now a web interface. The following are notable features:

 

  • Contacts list is a combo box.
  • Call, My Info and other elements are buttons.
  • In order to type messages, you need to switch to focus mode from chat edit box.

 

Thus, you need to be familiar with web navigation concepts and commands to use Skype 8 for Desktop. Also, due to UI redesign, existing Skype app module that ships with NVDA, nor the app module for Skype universal app that ships with Windows 10 App Essentials add-on won’t work.

 

Technical: developer info for Skype objects will return values for both IAccessible and IAccessible2, usually seen with Firefox controls. Basically, it is a web interface packaged as an app. Note that installation of Skype 8 for desktop will fail on Windows 10 because of preference for Skype universal app.

 

Thanks.

Cheers,

Joseph



nvda donations and costs

Rusty Perez
 

Hey folks, I'm curious to know if there is a publicly available
accounting of costs and donations to NV Access or NVDA.

Sometimes it inspires giving when people know how much money is needed
to reach a goal.

Any thoughts?

Thanks!
Rusty


Re: testing 1 2 1 2

Gene
 

We were both partly right.  I had forgotten some of the message.  He says that he had started a couple of new threads but he hadn't seen them.  But he then says, the issue merely is can I see this and he asked people not to respond.  He wanted to see if he saw this specific message, another new thread.  So your inference  made some sense.  You didn't have to apologize in either case.  If people just send test messages and don't ask for responses, I don't respond.  I assume that if someone wants a response, they will ask.  and particularly if someone asks people not to respond, I assume they mean what they say. 
 
Gene 

----- Original Message -----
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:49 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] testing 1 2 1 2

Oh, I thought his comment that he has seen replies to existing threads to mean
that he was still receiving mail from the list, and the fact that he had not
seen the new threads he had created as suggesting he suspected a problem with
them reaching the list, so my interpretation was the other way round from
yours.

Sorry for the inappropriate posting.


Antony.

On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 23:21:54, Gene wrote:

> It would create clutter for no advantage.  I'm not Brian but if he wanted a
> response from others, he would ask.  He is testing his receipt of mail,
> not whether his messages are reaching the list.
>
> Gene
> ----- Original Message -----
>
> From: Antony Stone
> Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:09 PM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: Re: [nvda] testing 1 2 1 2
>
>
> Apologies for replying to something you particularly asked us not to, but I
> just wonder whether it might be useful for you (maybe if this recurs in
> future?) to post the subject lines of the new threads you created, so we
> can respond if we have seen them (but you haven't, for some reason),
> possibly adding a bit more information to whatever is going on.
>
>
> Antony.
>
> On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 18:59:45, Brian's Mail list account via>
> Groups.Io wrote:
> > I've created a couple of new threads just now but neither has shown up
> > yet while replies to existing ones have.
> > So please do not respond to this. the issue merely is can I see this
> > message. Brian

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Re: Notification sounds add-on for firefox - certain versions

Jacob Kruger
 

Waterfox currently offers a slightly cleaner interface than the latest versions of firefox, with less of the accessibility lag.


But, yes, not too much more than that, and, while chrome is actually my default browser, as a web developer, parts of the firefox interaction, like source code/markup viewing, etc. work slightly better for me, and, waterfox is currently my test browser when working with my own code/content.


Just an alternative - I work with chrome, firefox, waterfox, internet explorer 11 and opera, depending on what am specifically busy with in terms of web browsing/content.


Stay well


Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2017/12/14 19:21, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
Yes its assigned in windows 7, which is I suppose why I hear it when navigational sounds is in firefox or waterfox for that matter. What exactly is the point of Waterfox?
Is it substantially different?
Brian

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in the display name field.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Jacob Kruger" <jacob@blindza.co.za>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 11:04 AM
Subject: [nvda] Notification sounds add-on for firefox - certain versions


Found the following add-on for firefox that, while it says it's incompatible with firefox 57, did allow me to install it under the alternative browser that uses firefox underneath it's own interface, waterfox, and, I could then, via it's options, click on a link to bring up the windows 10 system sounds dialogue, and, after a bit of searching, from the lower end upwards, I found an event called complete navigation, which, when I then assigned a sound to it, since it hadn't had one assigned, does now trigger that sound's playback once a page has finished loading in waterfox.


Either way, while not most important thing in world on my side, thought would share it here on this list in any case:

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/navigational-sounds/


Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."







Re: testing 1 2 1 2

Antony Stone
 

Oh, I thought his comment that he has seen replies to existing threads to mean
that he was still receiving mail from the list, and the fact that he had not
seen the new threads he had created as suggesting he suspected a problem with
them reaching the list, so my interpretation was the other way round from
yours.

Sorry for the inappropriate posting.


Antony.

On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 23:21:54, Gene wrote:

It would create clutter for no advantage. I'm not Brian but if he wanted a
response from others, he would ask. He is testing his receipt of mail,
not whether his messages are reaching the list.

Gene
----- Original Message -----

From: Antony Stone
Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:09 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] testing 1 2 1 2


Apologies for replying to something you particularly asked us not to, but I
just wonder whether it might be useful for you (maybe if this recurs in
future?) to post the subject lines of the new threads you created, so we
can respond if we have seen them (but you haven't, for some reason),
possibly adding a bit more information to whatever is going on.


Antony.

On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 18:59:45, Brian's Mail list account via>
Groups.Io wrote:
I've created a couple of new threads just now but neither has shown up
yet while replies to existing ones have.
So please do not respond to this. the issue merely is can I see this
message. Brian
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mystify me that otherwise intelligent people take it seriously."

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Re: In-Process 13th December 2017

Robert Mendoza
 

Hi, Quentin

Yes, please do let us know your findings for this so that this has been others will be inform as well. Looking forward to your respond. Thanks.


Robert Mendoza
On 12/14/2017 1:42 PM, Quentin Christensen wrote:

Hi Robert,

I just checked that myself and you are right, it does say 1.49.1 dev. I'll find out for you what's going on there.

Quentin.

On Thu, Dec 14, 2017 at 1:40 PM, Robert Mendoza <lowvisiontek@...> wrote:

Hi, Quentin


Out of curiosity and to compare the version of the eSpeak ng I install new fresh stable nvda 2017.4 without any addons to my machine.

After viewing the log file here is the details I've got.

Using eSpeak NG version 1.49.1 dev
INFO - speechDictHandler.dictFormatUpgrade._doSynthVoiceDictBackupAndMove (10:20:34.279):
Upgrading voice dictionaries for espeak
INFO - synthDriverHandler.setSynth (10:20:34.436):
Loaded synthDriver espeak

Not sure if this is the same you've mentioned that eSpeak ng is updated to 1.49.2?

Or, perhaps to correct me about my analysis. Thanks.


Robert Mendoza
On 12/14/2017 8:28 AM, Robert Mendoza wrote:

Hi, Quentin

qNot sure if I missed out or something mixed up here but, I downloded the master snapshot into this link.
https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/snapshots/
If I look into the log file still the eSpeak ng version is
Using eSpeak NG version 1.49.1 dev
I am currently testing the said version below:
NVDA version master-14715,94bc05be
I appreciate if you could further shed some information for this matter, or perhaps to clarify this in your diligent respond in later message. Thanks

Robert Mendoza
On 12/14/2017 7:46 AM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi Robert,

The short answer is yes, Master since I think September has also used the newer build of eSpeak NG.  Looking at the what's new, it reads:

"Espeak-ng has been updated to 1.49.2, resolving some issues with producing release builds. (#7385#7583)"

Those two numbers at the end indicate the pull requests to make that update, which are dated September 11 and November 1.

In one of the comments, Reef also noted: "Locking the comments on this PR, since this is expected to be a long running PR. The goal is to regularly integrate the newest espeak-ng changes into the next branch. When espeak-ng reaches the next release, merge to master. This allows espeak-ng to be tested more regularly by users of next.

If you encounter a problem with espeak-ng or this PR, please raise a separate issue."


The number of comments we've had since releasing 2017.4 and the last couple of RC builds indicates that Reef was right and we do ideally need more people checking snapshot builds for these issues earlier.


If you are seeing different behaviour from eSpeak from 2017.4 to the Master builds, do let me know though.


Kind regards


Quentin.



On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 3:21 PM, Robert Mendoza <lowvisiontek@...> wrote:

Hi, Quentin

Thanks for the update. But, one thing I noticed from the blogsite it was mentioned that eSpeak ng is update to 1.49.2. My question is that this also been for the master snapshot as well or this is specifically for the stable version 2017.4?

Robert Mendoza
On 12/13/2017 10:57 AM, Quentin Christensen wrote:
Hi everyone,

Well it's that time of year, the last In-Process blog for the year!  Here it is:


Thanks for being so supportive and enthusiastic of the blog this year.  It's been fun and I look forward to bringing it to you again regularly in 2018!

Quentin.

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--
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Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 






--
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Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 



Re: nvda volume

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Chris,

Very good point!  I didn't mean to make it confusing; in fact, I was trying to make what was a complicated answer a bit simpler.  Depending on your setup, the exact key to adjust the current synth setting could be any of:
INSERT+CONTROL+UP ARROW
CAPS LOCK+CONTROL+UP ARROW
INSERT+SHIFT+CONTROL+UP ARROW
CAPS LOCK+SHIFT+CONTROL+UP ARROW

and that's after you ensure you are in the right setting to begin with!

Quentin.

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 7:55 AM, Chris Mullins <cjmullins29@...> wrote:

Hi

Can I just clarify a point relating to details I have seen in several different posts, the latest being this one.  The first part of the statement below, extracted from this post,  is very mis-leading particularly to people new to NVDA.    

 

“Note that you can set the NVDA modifier key to either insert or caps lock, independently of whether NVDA uses desktop or laptop keyboard layout.”

 

My point is that it is not a choice between Capslock and Insert being defined as NVDA modifier keys.  Capslock, Numpad Insert  and Extended Insert can all be set                                       as modifier keys for NVDA.  Personally, I set Capslock and Numpad Insert  as NVDA modifiers, as having a modifier key either side of the keyboard causes less disruption to the hand position when typing NVDA commands.     

 

Cheers

Chris

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: 13 December 2017 23:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda volume

 

As Robert mentioned, you can use what we call the "Synth settings ring".  To clarify the keystrokes for this, as they vary depending on your setup.

 

Firstly, your NVDA modifier key will be either INSERT or CAPS LOCK.  Also, if you have NVDA set to use Laptop keyboard layout, add SHIFT to these keystrokes:

 

Change between adjusting speech rate / volume / voice / pitch etc (the exact options vary between synths): Press NVDA+control+left or right arrow

Increase current setting: NVDA+control+up arrow

Decrease current setting: NVDA+control+down arrow

 

So, if you are using the default INSERT key as the NVDA modifier and desktop keyboard layout.  To change options is insert+control+right arrow or Insert+control+left arrow.

 

If you are using caps lock as your NVDA modifier key and using Laptop keyboard layout, then change options with caps lock+control+shift+right arrow

 

Note that you can set the NVDA modifier key to either insert or caps lock, independently of whether NVDA uses desktop or laptop keyboard layout.

 

See the User Guide for more information on the synth settings ring: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#SynthSettingsRing

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Robert Mendoza <lowvisiontek@...> wrote:

To setup your synth setting for volume, pressing control plus caps lock plus right arrow keys. till you heard of Volume. And to increase press up arrow keys, or down arrow key to decrease the volume you desire.

Robert Mendoza

On 12/13/2017 3:00 PM, Monte Single wrote:

Hi,

 

What is the key combo to increase or decrease volume   without using the nvda menu?

Thanks,

Monte

 



 

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Re: In-Process 13th December 2017

Quentin Christensen
 

Scott (and everyone),

Thank you so much for your support, we really appreciate it!  I also wanted to add, I know we ask for donations when you download or update NVDA, but please don't feel obliged if it is a struggle.  Of course, we really appreciate contributions from those who can afford it, but our mission has always been to ensure that there is a free, high-quality screen reader available to all, especially at this time of year when money is often tight even for those on an income!

Kind regards

Quentin. 

On Fri, Dec 15, 2017 at 7:42 AM, Scott VanDeWalle <scottvandewalle2@...> wrote:

I’d like to add my 2 cents here to nvda.

I’m in the u.s and on a limited income, so I could never afford jaws or window eyes.  I appreciate this screen reader nvda and I do donate whenever I can do so.

Have a Merry Christmas

 

Scott

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of Gerardo Corripio <gera1027@...>
Sent: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 5:37:06 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] In-Process 13th December 2017
 

Indeed! Thanks for all you guys do at NVAccess! You're definitely changing lives thorughout Mexico and Latin America, in having a viable alternative than the regularly-used Jaws, especially because of Jaws being so expensive, thus with NVDA you're reopening doors for so many blind people who otherwise wouldn't have been able to use computers. Also over at Ciberaprendiendo (the Blindness tech podcast over at www.eiberoamerica.com) I'm doing my promoting of NVDA via podcasts episodes dedicated to it, hoping that even more resistant users of the Shark, might take the plunge and switch. And lastly, my promoting NVDA has brought me to create a Whatsapp Spanish group "NVDA Access para Todos" in which we're already about 40 or 50 participants throughout Latin America, in which we discuss NVDA experiences, answer questions etc. So it's all of us's job to in our countries and/or areas, continue spreading by example, all that NVDA has to offer in our path towards integration with the sighted computer users. Graet work! and may 2018 bring inspiration for you guys in implementing features, and for us in suggestions, and mainly to continue spreading the benefits of NVDA.


El 12/12/2017 a las 09:09 p.m., Rosemarie Chavarria escribió:

Hi, Quentin,

 

I'd like to thank you and everyone at NV Access for everything you've done to make NVDA the great screen reader that it is today. I've really enjoyed reading the blogs for this year and look forward to reading them again in 2018.

 

Rosemarie

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: Tuesday, December 12, 2017 6:57 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] In-Process 13th December 2017

 

Hi everyone,

 

Well it's that time of year, the last In-Process blog for the year!  Here it is:

 

 

Thanks for being so supportive and enthusiastic of the blog this year.  It's been fun and I look forward to bringing it to you again regularly in 2018!

 

Quentin.

 

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Re: testing 1 2 1 2

Gene
 

It would create clutter for no advantage.  I'm not Brian but if he wanted a response from others, he would ask.  He is testing his receipt of mail, not whether his messages are reaching the list.
 
Gene

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Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 4:09 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] testing 1 2 1 2

Apologies for replying to something you particularly asked us not to, but I
just wonder whether it might be useful for you (maybe if this recurs in
future?) to post the subject lines of the new threads you created, so we can
respond if we have seen them (but you haven't, for some reason), possibly
adding a bit more information to whatever is going on.


Antony.

On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 18:59:45, Brian's Mail list account via
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> I've created a couple of new threads just now but neither has shown up yet
> while replies to existing ones have.
> So please do not respond to this. the issue merely is can I see this
> message. Brian

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Re: testing 1 2 1 2

Antony Stone
 

Apologies for replying to something you particularly asked us not to, but I
just wonder whether it might be useful for you (maybe if this recurs in
future?) to post the subject lines of the new threads you created, so we can
respond if we have seen them (but you haven't, for some reason), possibly
adding a bit more information to whatever is going on.


Antony.

On Thursday 14 December 2017 at 18:59:45, Brian's Mail list account via
Groups.Io wrote:

I've created a couple of new threads just now but neither has shown up yet
while replies to existing ones have.
So please do not respond to this. the issue merely is can I see this
message. Brian
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Re: nvda volume

Gene
 

And if you set the caps lock to be an NVDA key, no other changes will be made to which keys are NVDA keys.  You can make that change and you will then have both inserts and caps lock set as modifiers.  Both inserts are NVDA keys by default.

Sent: Thursday, December 14, 2017 2:55 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda volume

Hi

Can I just clarify a point relating to details I have seen in several different posts, the latest being this one.  The first part of the statement below, extracted from this post,  is very mis-leading particularly to people new to NVDA.    

 

“Note that you can set the NVDA modifier key to either insert or caps lock, independently of whether NVDA uses desktop or laptop keyboard layout.”

 

My point is that it is not a choice between Capslock and Insert being defined as NVDA modifier keys.  Capslock, Numpad Insert  and Extended Insert can all be set                                       as modifier keys for NVDA.  Personally, I set Capslock and Numpad Insert  as NVDA modifiers, as having a modifier key either side of the keyboard causes less disruption to the hand position when typing NVDA commands.     

 

Cheers

Chris

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: 13 December 2017 23:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda volume

 

As Robert mentioned, you can use what we call the "Synth settings ring".  To clarify the keystrokes for this, as they vary depending on your setup.

 

Firstly, your NVDA modifier key will be either INSERT or CAPS LOCK.  Also, if you have NVDA set to use Laptop keyboard layout, add SHIFT to these keystrokes:

 

Change between adjusting speech rate / volume / voice / pitch etc (the exact options vary between synths): Press NVDA+control+left or right arrow

Increase current setting: NVDA+control+up arrow

Decrease current setting: NVDA+control+down arrow

 

So, if you are using the default INSERT key as the NVDA modifier and desktop keyboard layout.  To change options is insert+control+right arrow or Insert+control+left arrow.

 

If you are using caps lock as your NVDA modifier key and using Laptop keyboard layout, then change options with caps lock+control+shift+right arrow

 

Note that you can set the NVDA modifier key to either insert or caps lock, independently of whether NVDA uses desktop or laptop keyboard layout.

 

See the User Guide for more information on the synth settings ring: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#SynthSettingsRing

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Wed, Dec 13, 2017 at 6:08 PM, Robert Mendoza <lowvisiontek@...> wrote:

To setup your synth setting for volume, pressing control plus caps lock plus right arrow keys. till you heard of Volume. And to increase press up arrow keys, or down arrow key to decrease the volume you desire.

Robert Mendoza

On 12/13/2017 3:00 PM, Monte Single wrote:

Hi,

 

What is the key combo to increase or decrease volume   without using the nvda menu?

Thanks,

Monte

 



 

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