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Re: Dropbox innaccessibility again

Ralf Kefferpuetz
 

I tried that under Win10 and Dropbox 51.4 with NVDA 2018.2.
I can share a folder, I right click it in the dropbox folder and select
share. In the window coming up I select write or read only in the dropdown
then I enter an email address and tab to the comment edit field, enter some
comments and tab to the Enter and share button. That's it for me, the folder
is shared and a message is send to the email I entered.

Regards,
Ralf

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Subject: [nvda] Dropbox innaccessibility again

I wanted to share a folder today, but it seems on the current version this
dialogue no longer works with nvda either. it just is a blank page saying
its the shaere with another user item, but just like the preferences and the
delete from all machines and devices one its totally empty of any controls
that read at all.

Anyone care to comment?
If its also happening in windows 10 maybe we can write en masse to Dropbox
to get them to correct this.
Brian

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Re: facebook ??

Danni
 

Thanks was using i/e because firefox wasn't letting me so I'll try that way thanks!
 

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:07 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] facebook ??

Hi, I'm back.
Well, first of all I need to know some things, such as which browser are you using when you tried to save the pic.
But assuming you're using Firefox, that's what I use...
Before downloading the pic you must choose to see it in a full size. You'll be able to find it tabing in the page that opens with the comments and reactions about the� post.
So, after you're in full size pic screen, you should be able to save it as a pic on itself.
Em 16/06/2018 01:37, Danni escreveu:
when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
�
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Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 6:45 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] facebook ??

Hi,
Exactly what kind of trouble are you having?

Em 15/06/2018 19:44, Danni escreveu:
�
I have started having trouble taking pictures from people's facebook pages and am wondering if by chance there is an addon or something that can help?
�
when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
�



Re: Dropbox innaccessibility again

Roger Stewart
 

Also, it's now very difficult to accept an invite from another person to share a folder.  You used to just get an email and it says who is asking you to share and there are 2 buttons--one says accept and the other says decline.  That was so easy!  Now you are taken to a web page of some kind and it asks you to solve a captcha and this can no longer be done as Webvisum is finished for Firefox, and I know of nothing like it that works with any other browser.  Seems like dropbox wants us to just go away.

Roger

On 6/16/2018 6:34 AM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
I wanted to share a folder today, but it seems on the current version this dialogue no longer works with nvda either. it just is a blank page saying its the shaere with another user item, but just like the preferences and the delete from all machines and devices one its totally empty of any controls that read at all.

Anyone care to comment?
If its also happening in windows 10 maybe we can write en masse to Dropbox to get them to correct this.
Brian

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clicking on items with windows10 nvda ocr?

 

Hello

in jaws you can do the ocr and be able to click on items eg dvd minues for example grant it that is a major long way to use that sort ort of thing but was wondering if this is possible in nvda?

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Re: virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2

Casey <cwollner@...>
 

Hi can you send me the version of waterfox that you are using.
Will it work under windows seven if so can you please let me know where to get the exe file for it so that I can install it and try it out also.
Thank you and have A nice day.

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Subject: Re: [nvda] virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2

Yes Firefox of all sorts always does this on my windows 7 machines, so I'm
surprised you only just got it. if you are running 64 bit windows I use
waterfox now as this seems not to suffer from this. At some point in the
past, Firefox did something that momentarily drove up processor core usage
when you go to a new page or launch it in the first instance. this seems to
randomly create a situation for nvda where it sees no change straight away.
often you will find that merely opening a menu and closing it then presents
you with the new content. in64bit Waterfox this seems never to happen.
It is supposedly the same code as Firefox before Quantum so why its so
much better could be because its only available in a 64 bit version and
hence the code is better optimised for multi processors. That is just a
guess.
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 2:48 AM
Subject: [nvda] virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2


Anyone else have this issue with firefox 52ESR and NVDA 2018.2? I always
have to manually refresh using nvda+f5. so it definitely isn't a browser
issue.

I've been away from the computer for a week and just updated. apologies if
this has already been covered.



Re: NVDA was working fine until this morning when I tried to update

Daniel Hawkins
 

My computer at work have this problem. For the past year, everytime there is a update, NVDA crashes. Then either I use Narrator to reinstall NVDA or I use JAWS to reinstall. But before I do that, i uninstall NVDA under Apps and features in Windows 10.

Someone have mentioned that when you uninstall NVDA and uninstall it’s files, how would you go about doing that? When i reinstall NVDA, all my addons and settings are still there. So, i know it is not a complete wipe. If there is any directions to completely remove NVDA, I would love to know how to do it. Thanks!
Daniel Hawkins



On Jun 15, 2018, at 1:54 AM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io <bglists@...> wrote:

Yes I finally managed to get this effect you described. It seems that it throws an error at the time when no nvda is actually able to run because of an error screen, so it seems like all is quiet. I did a button  on the computer quick tap to let it shut down gracefully. Then when it cam up with a dong noise as obviously nvda was not installed fully, I ran a portable copy from another folder, then I manually removed the exe files from the nvda folder in program files (x86) and reran the update file and  boom all is well.
As has been said before often if there is something on the machine which screws up an install, say a file that needs to be deleted but is not from an older copy, then all sorts of random things happen.
Its seldom the end of the world. Moral, when you are happy with a working version of nvda. Create a portable version in another folder on your hard drive, go there with explorer and create a shortcut to the  main exe file or use a batch file in that folder and make a shortcut to that. I published my batch file a day or so back as it makes sure any running copy of nvda shuts down before running it again from the portable version.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Joshua Hendrickson" <louvins@...>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, June 14, 2018 11:31 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA was working fine until this morning when I tried to update


I was able to get help getting my downloaded copy of NVDA installed.
Things seem to be working ok now.  Thanks to all for their
suggestions.

On 6/14/18, Gene New Zealand <hurrikennyandopo@...> wrote:
Hi Joshua


Afteryou downloaded a copy of nvda then clicked on it to install it to
your pc was it after it said it was installing it went quiet? I can not
remember if nvda says wait or in the latest versions there is no sound
until it is installed then you will hear nvda start up again and it is
ready to use.


I wonder if a UAC screen came up? and was not in focus for nvda to read
out? In this case use the alt key + letter Y if it comes up.

If it is not in focus use the alt + tab key to bring it into focus.


Your anti virus could be blocking it but would if it was me reinstall
nvda again.


If you want to see what is happening and nvda is not speaking some times
also using narrator to see what is happening helps. but if nvda and
narrator are running togeher for 2 long it can drive you a little crazy
but once nvda is installed you can turn off narrator.


It just depends where the speech stops. Are you still getting sound from
the computer? or do you have 2 sound cards?


Gene nz





On 6/15/2018 2:28 AM, Joshua Hendrickson wrote:
Hi to all.  This morning when I tried to update my NVDA something went
wrong I think.  I heard the program shut off, then turn on again and
when I thought it was installing I lost all sound.  I downloaded the
newest 2018 version of NVDA from the website and tried to install it.
Well, I had other speech on and my speech just stopped.  I don't know
what I should do.  I'd rather not go back to jaws, but I don't know
why my NVDA isn't working correctly.  I'm afraid to try and reinstall
NVDA again.








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Re: ms edge question

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Well, you need to use the configuration profile system to do this sort of thing.
Brian

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From: "Gary Metzler" <gmtravel@...>
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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 10:14 AM
Subject: [nvda] ms edge question


Hi All,





I am using the latest windows 10 and nvda. I use the zera one core voice as
my default voice. My edge question is when I use read aloud on a web page
can I use zera as my default voice? I have that voice set in narrator.
When I use it it uses one of the male voices. Thanks for any help.




Dropbox innaccessibility again

Brian's Mail list account <bglists@...>
 

I wanted to share a folder today, but it seems on the current version this dialogue no longer works with nvda either. it just is a blank page saying its the shaere with another user item, but just like the preferences and the delete from all machines and devices one its totally empty of any controls that read at all.

Anyone care to comment?
If its also happening in windows 10 maybe we can write en masse to Dropbox to get them to correct this.
Brian

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Re: Administrative privileges.

Chris Mullins
 

Hi Nevzat
If the desktop icon was correctly created, the "Start in" field will be filled in already. You just need to tab to the next field which is the shortcut key, then just press the letter you want to use (ctrl+alt will be added by Windows), tab to OK and press enter.

Cheers
Chris

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Sent: 15 June 2018 21:32
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Administrative privileges.

Hi


If it is just asigning the shortcut after you have gone into the
properties tab down to shortcut and asign one.


I think you can only use alt + ctrl + a letter like J for jaws or
another letter.


Make sure you save the settings.


Gene nz




On 6/16/2018 3:03 AM, Nevzat Adil wrote:
Hi all,

I solved the problem by going to Control Panel and User accounts. But
my problem with assigning a shortcut key to an icon on the desktop
still persists. I press alt+enter to go to properties for the shortcut
I have a problem what to write in the "start in" edit field. The
desktop icon in question is JAWS.
I thank you all for your responses.
Nevzat

On 6/14/18, Chris Mullins <cjmullins29@...> wrote:
Hi Nevzat
Only an administrator account can change a standard account to an
administrator account. That is why I asked if there are any other accounts
on the computer. If there are no other accounts, let me know and I'll give
you details of a different method of solving the problem.

You can check if there are any other accounts by pressing Windows+i to open
Settings, then press enter on Accounts. Tab to the list of topics and arrow
down to Family and other people and press enter. Tab to the list of other
account names and types on the machine and see if there is a user account
with administrator privilidges. If there is, get the person to log on using
that account, then they could use this settings process to edit your account
details and change it from standard to administrator.

Cheers
Chris






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Adil
Sent: 14 June 2018 20:40
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Administrative privileges.

Chris, yes, I get an error message saying I need to have administrator
permission. My operating system is Windows 10. I believe I have
standard user account. I tried to change user account and typed my
name and I was told that user account already exists. If I type
administrator would it change to that?
Nevzat

On 6/14/18, Chris Mullins <cjmullins29@...> wrote:
Hi Nevzat
I would have thought you should be able to assign shortcuts as these are
personal to your account and don't affect other users, so should not
require
admin priviledges. If you are using a work computer it maybe that a
corporate group policy is in effect which denies the capability but this
would be unlikely.

As Brian asked, is your user account standard or administrator? Could
you
give us more information, such as operating system being used, work or
home
computer, is yours the only account on the computer etc.

The process I would use to assign a shortcut key is:
Select desktop icon
Press alt+enter to open properties
Tab to the shortcut key control and press the shortcut letter alone, the
CTRL+Alt part of the command is added automatically by Windows
Tab to OK and press enter.

If you get an error after pressing OK, please give full details

Cheers
Chris

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Nevzat
Adil
Sent: 13 June 2018 19:58
To: nvda@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Administrative privileges.

Hi Group,

I am trying to assign shortcut keys to icons on the desktop, but it
won't go through as I am told I have no administrative privileges.
Using NVDA how do I get administrative privilege on my computer?
Your response will be greatly appreciated.
Nevzat











Re: Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA

Gene
 

You can't stop Drop Box from updating itself.
 
Gene

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Subject: Re: [nvda] Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA

If this is just a new version then go back to the old one and suspend
updates. I'm thinking oof doing this with dropbox at the moment.
 Brian

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA


No it will not. The chrome thing is what we use on the mac. I think I tried
the desk top client on the mac as well and it was terrible in terms of
accessibility

> On Jun 15, 2018, at 8:46 PM, marcio via Groups.Io
> <marcinhorj21@...> wrote:
>
> But I use the Desktop Client, will it still work?
> Em 16/06/2018 00:29, Sarah k Alawami escreveu:
>> Use f123 it will help you a lot. Download it through the google chrome
>> store via the extensions section
>>
>>> On Jun 15, 2018, at 7:27 PM, marcio via Groups.Io
>>> <marcinhorj21@...> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>> Anyone using WhatsApp Web Desktop Client?
>>> I'm wondering 'cause about 2 days ago, I had an update and it became
>>> just horrible for using.
>>> NVDA says "clickable" all time, whatever I try to do. Of course I can
>>> still use it but this way it gets too more slow.
>>> So, some of you with this problem? Any sugestion about it?
>>>
>>> Thanks in advance
>>>
>>> Marcio
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>








ms edge question

Gary Metzler
 

Hi All,

 

 

I am using the latest windows 10 and nvda.  I use the zera one core voice as my default voice.  My edge question is when I use read aloud on a web page can I use zera as my default voice?  I have that voice set in narrator.  When I use it it uses one of the male voices.    Thanks for any help.


Re: Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA

 

I just can't do it!
In the right moment I'm going to open WhatsApp after the downgrade it gives me a message saying I must have to update it for keep using.
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If this is just a new version then go back to the old one and suspend updates. I'm thinking oof doing this with dropbox at the moment.
Brian

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Subject: Re: [nvda] Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA


No it will not. The chrome thing is what we use on the mac. I think I tried the desk top client on the mac as well and it was terrible in terms of accessibility

On Jun 15, 2018, at 8:46 PM, marcio via Groups.Io <marcinhorj21=yahoo.com.br@groups.io> wrote:

But I use the Desktop Client, will it still work?
Em 16/06/2018 00:29, Sarah k Alawami escreveu:
Use f123 it will help you a lot. Download it through the google chrome store via the extensions section

On Jun 15, 2018, at 7:27 PM, marcio via Groups.Io <marcinhorj21=yahoo.com.br@groups.io> wrote:

Hello,
Anyone using WhatsApp Web Desktop Client?
I'm wondering 'cause about 2 days ago, I had an update and it became just horrible for using.
NVDA says "clickable" all time, whatever I try to do. Of course I can still use it but this way it gets too more slow.
So, some of you with this problem? Any sugestion about it?

Thanks in advance

Marcio











Re: opening big pdf files adobe reader

Mallard
 

Foxit used to work well enough, but I haven't tried it lately.

Il 15/06/2018 22:26, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io ha scritto:
You should make sure it only opens a few pages at a time.adobe reader is notorious for this problem I am told. That is why the sighted tend to use the third party viewers which do not work for us.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Josh Kennedy" <joshknnd1982@...>
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Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 4:53 PM
Subject: [nvda] opening big pdf files adobe reader


Hi,
Is this a bug in NVDA? When I open a pdf, like a really big 2mb pdf file. Nvda says, pdf name, avg page view. Then it sits there forever while it tries to open the pdf. Do I have adobe reader or NVDA set wrong that it takes forever to open pdf files?

Josh


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Re: Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA

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If this is just a new version then go back to the old one and suspend updates. I'm thinking oof doing this with dropbox at the moment.
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 5:45 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Troubles with WhatsApp Web Client and NVDA


No it will not. The chrome thing is what we use on the mac. I think I tried the desk top client on the mac as well and it was terrible in terms of accessibility

On Jun 15, 2018, at 8:46 PM, marcio via Groups.Io <marcinhorj21=yahoo.com.br@groups.io> wrote:

But I use the Desktop Client, will it still work?
Em 16/06/2018 00:29, Sarah k Alawami escreveu:
Use f123 it will help you a lot. Download it through the google chrome store via the extensions section

On Jun 15, 2018, at 7:27 PM, marcio via Groups.Io <marcinhorj21=yahoo.com.br@groups.io> wrote:

Hello,
Anyone using WhatsApp Web Desktop Client?
I'm wondering 'cause about 2 days ago, I had an update and it became just horrible for using.
NVDA says "clickable" all time, whatever I try to do. Of course I can still use it but this way it gets too more slow.
So, some of you with this problem? Any sugestion about it?

Thanks in advance

Marcio





Re: virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2

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It will return though. its something to do with the way Firefox is built I think. You will need to change after August when 52 will no longer get updates, and Water still allows old add ons at the moment and imports them all and the other firefox data fine.
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 3:01 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2


Seems to have been remedied after firefox add on updates and a restart.

On 16/06/2018 02:48, Orhan Deniz via Groups.Io wrote:
Anyone else have this issue with firefox 52ESR and NVDA 2018.2? I always have to manually refresh using nvda+f5. so it definitely isn't a browser issue.

I've been away from the computer for a week and just updated. apologies if this has already been covered.




Re: virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2

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Yes Firefox of all sorts always does this on my windows 7 machines, so I'm surprised you only just got it. if you are running 64 bit windows I use waterfox now as this seems not to suffer from this. At some point in the past, Firefox did something that momentarily drove up processor core usage when you go to a new page or launch it in the first instance. this seems to randomly create a situation for nvda where it sees no change straight away. often you will find that merely opening a menu and closing it then presents you with the new content. in64bit Waterfox this seems never to happen.
It is supposedly the same code as Firefox before Quantum so why its so much better could be because its only available in a 64 bit version and hence the code is better optimised for multi processors. That is just a guess.
Brian

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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 2:48 AM
Subject: [nvda] virtual buffer not refreshing properly nvda 2018.2


Anyone else have this issue with firefox 52ESR and NVDA 2018.2? I always have to manually refresh using nvda+f5. so it definitely isn't a browser issue.

I've been away from the computer for a week and just updated. apologies if this has already been covered.


Re: For chrome users.

Brian's Mail list account <bglists@...>
 

That is a little odd. It may be a tooltip balloon or what we used to call toast, and you can turn off how these work in on of the nvda pref settings. I've noticed Dropbox has started to do this sort of thing as well. I could be doing a say all in a large text file and all of a sudden it will intersperse. Fred bloggs has updated file wlly.com on your dropbox.

I really do not want to hear this sort of thing if I'm not even in the folder unless I want to, but since the prefs in dropbox and that pesky new alert screen seem not to work with nvda, it is rather irritating that these messages do where a you can see the folder or not!
I suspect they are coming from a tray icon. On the other hand it might just be an undocumented feature, as software writers like to term such things.
Brian

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Matt Turner" <meturner2214@...>
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Sent: Saturday, June 16, 2018 12:08 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] For chrome users.


Yep, I can.

Note though, that the download tab control+j, is closed.

I could be on another website entirely, and still get that alert.
On 6/15/2018 4:32 PM, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io wrote:
Can you switch away from the browser perhaps?
Brian

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Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 8:35 PM
Subject: [nvda] For chrome users.


Is there anyway to stop the alert, downloading time left?
Its driving me nuts.





Re: facebook ??

 

Hi, I'm back.
Well, first of all I need to know some things, such as which browser are you using when you tried to save the pic.
But assuming you're using Firefox, that's what I use...
Before downloading the pic you must choose to see it in a full size. You'll be able to find it tabing in the page that opens with the comments and reactions about the� post.
So, after you're in full size pic screen, you should be able to save it as a pic on itself.
Em 16/06/2018 01:37, Danni escreveu:

when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
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Subject: Re: [nvda] facebook ??

Hi,
Exactly what kind of trouble are you having?

Em 15/06/2018 19:44, Danni escreveu:
�
I have started having trouble taking pictures from people's facebook pages and am wondering if by chance there is an addon or something that can help?
�
when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
�



Re: facebook ??

 

I'll check it and as soon as possible I come back with an answer to you.
Em 16/06/2018 01:37, Danni escreveu:

when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
�
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Subject: Re: [nvda] facebook ??

Hi,
Exactly what kind of trouble are you having?

Em 15/06/2018 19:44, Danni escreveu:
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I have started having trouble taking pictures from people's facebook pages and am wondering if by chance there is an addon or something that can help?
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when I try a right click and save target as it calls it a document not a pic am not sure what changed to cause this but figured I'd ask?
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Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Marilyn,


Did you get the update?


Rosemarie




On 6/15/2018 9:02 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
Rosemarie and Quentin,
 
    Oh, thank you so much.  My version is 2018.1.  Just a while ago I got a  notice to update but don’t know what version that was as I told it to wait until later to notify me again.
  OK, I checked the updates available and it is the point 2 one.  I guess I will be daring and press the enter button.
 
Thanks so much for the quick responses and now I am much more educated!
 
Marilyn
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.

 

To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

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



 
--
Quentin Christensen
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



 
--
Quentin Christensen
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