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Re: can't put the mail app on muy desktop

Chris
 

Try this

 

Open run dialog Windows+R

Type this exactly

 

Shell:appsfolder

 

And hit ok

 

This will open a explorer window

 

From the list of items select the mail icon

Then right click or application key or whatever way you do a right click

And from the menu select create shortcut

It will tell you cant create a shortcut here but do you want to create a desktop shortcut instead?

Choose yes

Then close the window and you are done

 

 

 

From: Rosemarie Chavarria
Sent: 28 July 2018 06:57
To: nvda@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] can't put the mail app on muy desktop

 

Hi, everyone,

 

I just switched to the mail app but now I can’t put it on my desktop. I tried everything I know to do but nothing has worked. I don’t want to have to keep hitting the windows key and typing “mail” every time I want to go to the mail app. What could I be doing wrong?

 

Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

 


Re: can't put the mail app on muy desktop

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Oh what fun, If I were a programmer I'd create a new app called Thingy!
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----- Original Message -----
From: "John Isige" <gwynn@tds.net>
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Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2018 9:10 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] can't put the mail app on muy desktop


I'm going to give this example with Mail, but this will work for any
app, like the Windows 10 version of Skype, for example. Also, I don't
use Mail so I don't know if it's just called Mail or Windows Mail or
Microsoft Mail or what, so just replace "Mail" with whatever it's
actually called.


1. Hit the Windows key.


2. Type mail.


3. When it shows mail, don't hit enter on it, right click it with the
applications key or shift-F10.


4. Pick "pin to taskbar".


5. Hit escape to get out of start.


6. Hit Windows-m to go to the desktop, and tab until you hear "running
applications tool bar", mine starts with a button for Edge but yours
might be different.


7. Arrow right or left until you hear "mail button".


8. Right click on mail and arrow to "create shortcut". Hit enter on that.


9. It will say it can't create a shortcut there, do you want to send it
to the desktop? Say yes, obviously.


10. You'll have a thing on your desktop named "Mail Shortcut". If you
want to rename it to just "Mail", hit F2 or right click and pick rename.


11. Finally, if you want to take Mail off of your taskbar, repeat steps
6-8, but instead of picking "create shortcut", pick, wait for it, "unpin
from taskbar".


There you go. There's a shorter way to do this using the command line
somebody posted a while back, but I have no idea what the command is
because it seemed pretty complicated. This is fairly easy to remember
and it works for pretty much anything, as far as I can tell. I broke it
down into a lot of steps so it would be easier to understand, but
basically you find thingy, right click and pick pin to taskbar, find
thingy on your taskbar, right click and pick create shortcut and answer
the obvious question, and you're done, thingy is now on your desktop. If
you want to do some cleanup, unpin thingy from your taskbar and rename
the desktop from "thingy shortcut" to "thingy". That's about six steps
really, find it, pin it, find it on taskbar, create shortcut, unpin
shortcut, and rename shortcut.


Also, you can just go right to the taskbar because Mail is on there by
default, so you can either run it from the taskbar all the time, or just
right click and create the shortcut. I don't know if you can unpin it,
since you didn't put it there in the first place. But like I said, this
works for anything you can find from the start thingy like that, so
hopefully that will help more generally.


On 7/28/2018 0:57, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:

Hi, everyone,

I just switched to the mail app but now I can’t put it on my desktop.
I tried everything I know to do but nothing has worked. I don’t want
to have to keep hitting the windows key and typing “mail” every time I
want to go to the mail app. What could I be doing wrong?

Thanks for your help in advance.

Rosemarie

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Windows 10


Re: thunderbird is very sluggish

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Is your preview pane by any chance active again?

Also, what was happening before it started to act up, might be worth taking the machine back to then.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Rosemarie Chavarria" <knitqueen2007@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2018 7:28 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish


I did unload and reload NVDA but that didn’t help. I’ll try rebooting and see if that helps. Right now I’m using the mail app to write this message.

Rosemarie



Sent from Mail for Windows 10

From: Gene
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 11:25 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish

Ass usual, did you unload and run NVDA again? If that didn't help, did you reboot?

Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Rosemarie Chavarria
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 10:15 PM
To: nvda@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish

Hi, everyone,


I don't know what's going on but there seems to be something wrong with
thunderbird or NVDA. The speech is very sluggish. Is there a remmody for
this?


Thanks for your help in advance.


Rosemarie


Re: Easy Table add-on

Akshaya Choudhary
 

Thank you Joseph! And, many thanks for creating such useful addons.
--
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Sociohack


Re: NVDA Goes Silent In Dialogue on Websites

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I think getting windows 10 is debatable, though of course in the long run vendors will increasing add more bells and whistles to software that work best in 10.
I'm using 7, and do not think I'll change on this machine and get another cheapo one to play with 10 on when funds are there.


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From: "Brian K. Lingard" <bkl@ncf.ca>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2018 2:40 AM
Subject: Re: [NVDA] NVDA Goes Silent In Dialogue on Websites


Dear David & List:

A button is activated by pressing the space bar to press it.

A link is activated by pressing enter on it or the left-hand mouse button.

Recommend you update your NVDA to the latest version supported by win 7.

Consider upgrading to Win 10. No announced end date for support.
Briam


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of
David Russell
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 11:43 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [NVDA] NVDA Goes Silent in Dialogue on Websites

Hello Members,

I believe I am using a 2016 version of NVDA with my windows seven
Computer, and will upgrade when purchasing a new computer in 2020.
That being said, can someone explain the reason NVDA goes silent when I
press enter on a given website, and I enter a link called Dialogue.
Arrow keys (up down) or tab keys do not result in any screen info being read.
Just blank blank blank

One such example is the Tax Information link at Amazon, required by authors
To complete when establishing or updating an existing account.

I notice too, some websites are using the word 'button' instead of 'link' to
identify key places. What is the difference?

Thank you for your help.

--
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Re: User configuration directory

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Ah well one of the first things I do after getting a new machine is make all files visible to my account and set myself as admin. Also where possible set all folders to the same list view, increasingly hard in 10, and I also make sure it can open explorer windows in a new process so I can see how a I got to where I am with alt tab. its no hassle with plenty of ram after all.

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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 11:47 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] User configuration directory


Hi,

I think there is a bigger problem here: the folder name doesn’t matter; what matters is if show hidden files and folders is turned on.

Cheers,

Joseph



From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Adriani Botez
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 2:59 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] User configuration directory



On the installed copy the folder is called systemconfig. Only in portable copies the foldeer is called Userconfig.



Best

Adriani

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Am 27.07.2018 um 23:21 schrieb Tage Johansson <frans.tage@gmail.com <mailto:frans.tage@gmail.com> >:

Hello!
Does anyone know where the NVDA user config directory usually is located. I tried to click on the item in the start menu, but it seams to be an empty file instead of a directory.
Thanks in advance!
Tage


Re: User configuration directory

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Yes you will not the warning when you try to use the config on liog in and this is because one copies into the other, including add ons so if any might be insecure you are warned.
Brian

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Roger Stewart" <paganus2@gmail.com>
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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 11:41 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] User configuration directory


Don't think so. I just checked and I find an item on my installed copy
saying explore user config. It's just in a different place. It's in app
data under nvda but portable copy has user config in the nvda directory
itself.

Roger









On 7/27/2018 4:58 PM, Adriani Botez wrote:
On the installed copy the folder is called systemconfig. Only in
portable copies the foldeer is called Userconfig.

Best
Adriani

Von meinem iPhone gesendet

Am 27.07.2018 um 23:21 schrieb Tage Johansson <frans.tage@gmail.com
<mailto:frans.tage@gmail.com>>:

Hello!
Does anyone know where the NVDA user config directory usually is
located. I tried to click on the item in the start menu, but it seams
to be an empty file instead of a directory.
Thanks in advance!
Tage




Re: Easy Table add-on

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You need to add convenient keys to access the functions you want. I think they are left undefined so you can avoid clashes with other key sequences you may have on other software. Key combinations are getting very hard to find that are not being used for something else!
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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 5:04 PM
Subject: [nvda] Easy Table add-on


Easy Table add-on has no commands specified on the official NVDA community add-on page. I installed the add-on nevertheless. Can you guys tell me how to activate it? I installed it from the add-on manager, but there has been no changes in my table navigation.
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Re: NVDA Goes Silent In Dialogue on Websites

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Firstly I do think you should update to the latest nvda on Windows 7. Then we can probably follow along with any diagnostics. Few will be using a version that old.
Browsers and all sorts of windows updates could be to blame for strange behaviours which have been fixed in later versions of nvda.
Brian

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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 4:43 PM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA Goes Silent In Dialogue on Websites


Hello Members,

I believe I am using a 2016 version of NVDA with my windows seven
computer, and will upgrade when purchasing a new computer in 2020.
That being said, can someone explain the reason NVDA goes silent when
I press enter on a given website, and I enter a link called Dialogue.
Arrow keys (up down) or tab keys do not result in any screen info being read.
Just blank blank blank

One such example is the Tax Information link at Amazon, required by
authors to complete when establishing or updating an existing account.

I notice too, some websites are using the word 'button' instead of
'link' to identify key places. What is the difference?

Thank you for your help.

--
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david.sonofhashem@gmail.com


Re: Audacity add on?

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I'm sure it used to be there, unless the functionality was added to the core of nvda or the audacity folk fixed the issues, but have broken them again.

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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 4:07 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Audacity add on?


I didn't even know there was one. I don't think it's listed on the official add ons page.


Very frustrating when this happens I might add. Unless I completely missed it in which case I will feel pretty silly.



On 27-Jul-2018 10:03 AM, Roger Stewart wrote:
I just tried to see if there is a new version of the add on for Audacity and I can't find it anywhere on the official add on site. Does anyone know what the latest version is, where I can get it, and if it's ready for the new Python?


Thanks.


Roger





Re: Using NVDA on XP?

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There were a few snaps that also worked but to all intents and purposes they can be regarded as the same. I'm still using several machines like this and there is one worming. The addons might need to be older versions if you are downloading them. Newer ones may not work.

However its still impressive how well nvda works on xp even with newer versions of software that still runs on xp, which is increasingly rare of course.
Depending on whether your xp is running on AMD or Intel processors, the Intel versions actually have more software that will still run that the AMD ones do.
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From: "Quentin Christensen" <quentin@nvaccess.org>
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Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2018 5:52 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Using NVDA on XP?


Hi James,

As Joseph noted, the last version of NVDA that works on Windows XP is NVDA
2017.3. The download for that version is:
https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/releases/2017.3/nvda_2017.3.exe

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Sat, Jul 28, 2018 at 12:03 PM, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi,

The latest version that’ll run happily on Windows XP is 2017.3.

Cheers,

Jsoeph



*From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *James
Bentley
*Sent:* Friday, July 27, 2018 7:02 PM
*To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
*Subject:* [nvda] Using NVDA on XP?



Hi all,



I have a friend who is interested in using NVDA on a computer running XP.



Can he just down load the latest NVDA or should he try for an earlier
version. If so, which version?



Many thanks,



James B








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Re: Navigating a web page quickly

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You are indeed fortunate. The person who can make a system of overview of a page for blind people in the same way as a glance does for the sighted is going to clean up. personally, I have a lot of difficulty with 'visualising layout of so many pages. Even though I can remember when I could see, its often far more convenient to see it as one long list of sections, rather than top sides and bottom sections. It means nothing to me if a site says, click the orange button on the right to read more about any section, as for a start its not on the right and also it probably does not say big orange button in any case and ods are its not a real button but a link.
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Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 6:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Navigating a web page quickly


Yep! It's why I tend to just look around the page. I forgot to mention I do use some of the other quick navigation keys, e.g. 'e' for the next edit field. Usually if somebody tells me to hit the colored button I ask them what it does or what it's called, and I can usually find it that way, if it's the order button for example, it's usually called that. Unless of course, it's unlabelled. But even there, looking around the page can help. The order button might not be labelled, but you might see your list of items, an unlabelled button, and then a "back" or "cancel" link or button. Luckily I have people around me who can check for me if I really need to make sure, but usually it's a pretty good bet that something like that will be the order or submit button, or whatever they might happen to call it.


On 7/27/2018 3:25, Brian K. Lingard wrote:
Dear John & List:

I found a while ago, that when trying to navigate a web page I am unfamiliar with, if customer service says press the green button in the top left corner, I just say I am using speech output. Is it an actual button or a link?
Have also had some pages where they say it is a button, I look for a button and say, sorry page has no buttons my screenreader can find.

Will look usually for a link and find it quickly.

Seems some web authors love using non-standard controls, especially buttons that are not a button to your screen reader!

Have also found that, with some screenreaders, despite you setting them to use screen layout mode, at times they do not seem to do so.

Brian
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John Isige
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 3:35 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [NVDA] Amazon.com "Cart" page with JAWS & NVDA

Agreed. I almost never use the lists; I cannot remember when the last time was
That I used one, though I probably did once. Let us see, headings, sometimes
Landmarks if I remember them, tab, and arrows, and page-up or down if I
know I am skipping some significant text, and find from top of page as
You have thoroughly described, naturally. That is pretty much how I navigate
Pages. Usually stuff like 'n' does not work for me on pages, same with visited
And unvisited links. That is under multiple screen readers, mind you. So to my
mind, you should at least know the commands if for no other reason than
You will know what to do when the ones you find to be easier do not work.


I would not go so far as to say use screen layout under NVDA, but just for fun
I am trying it. What used to happen to me is that if you let it read the page
Automatically, it would read a line of links, but if you used the arrows, it
would only read the first link, and that just messed with my head. But at least
In my quick Facebook test in latest Firefox, it actually read the whole set of
Links with the arrows, so now I am giving it a shot to see what it is like.


On 7/27/2018 0:02, Gene wrote:
This message is long but people may find it useful. In addition, it would be
nice if those who teach enough to be known in the field, would
advocate that teaching be changed as I describe.
I have maintained for almost as long as I have known about these
completely artificial, screen-reader created constructs, that they are
not good to use on unfamiliar pages. Now, you are giving excellent
arguments why they should not be used on familiar pages.
In my strong opinion, people are much better off using the page as the
page. I realize it is the page as presented in the browse mode
buffer, but it is the page as we generally work with it and it and it
is not a completely artificially construct that goes outside of any
unified page-as-structure gestalt, to use a fancy word meaning
picture or mental construction or framework.
It removes the user from the interface and makes him/her reliant on
instructions on how to do this or that thing, as you illustrate in
your example. Just think how much more natural and directly working
with the page, as presented, it is to tell the student, make sure you
are at the top of the page, and then search for the word cart. Repeat the
search if necessary until you get to the cart. Then explain how to
move through the cart. I almost never use amazon so I do not recall
the best ways. In addition, this is true on page after page. What about a
newspaper site where you want to find the editorial section on the
home page. Instead of using the links list, search for edito. Repeat
if necessary.
What about a radio station site? If you want to listen, search for
listen. If you find nothing, search for the word live or the word
click. Using the links list and using first letter navigation to find
the word listen will not do any good if the link says click here to
listen live. Nor will using first letter navigation help when looking
for the word "live." You have to find the word click with first
letter navigation. It makes much more sense to search for words like
listen and live or click using my method. You will find the link
every time because all three words are in the link, just not
necessarily in the limited and arbitrary way this completely
artificial structure imposes on looking for them.
What if you are on an unfamiliar site and all you want to do is get
contact information or use a contact form. From the top of the page,
search for the word "contact." Again, what if the link says click
here to contact us." What if it says, to contact us, use this form,
where "this form" is the link. Best of luck finding it with the links
list. Using search, you will find the word contact and the link is in
the sentence. This also leads to micro memorization of pages. Page x
has something you switch to the headings list to find. Site Y has
something you look for using the buttons list. It is not a natural way
to work with web pages and you are reporting increasing
dissatisfaction with how sites label structures that are not how they
appear.
As I say from time to time, blind people shouldn't rely on the
kindness of strangers when navigating web pages.
I want to be very clear on the next point. I am not advocating not
using heading movement to skip navigation links on unfamiliar pages.
Nor am I saying that the skip blocks of links should not be used. Those
uses move you past generally used patterns on a page to get to where
you want. I am advocating against using the links list in examples
such as I give above when you are on unfamiliar pages and want to find
something more specific than the general beginning of text beyond a
usually present structure such as navigation links. In addition, I am
advocating using search for finding something in the links list on
unfamiliar pages where you cannot assume what the link says as the
first word in the link. I am also arguing that in teaching, using the
links list removes the user from the structure of the page and should
never be used or taught until the end of web page navigation
instruction, if the instructor wants to teach it. The more the
student works with the web page, the better.
The links list, this, what I consider, very improper way of teaching
web page navigation has become unquestioned dogma. I did a tutorial
years ago on Internet use. It is the only one I know that tells
users, do not use the links list on unfamiliar pages. If you want to
use it on familiar pages, that's alright but I specifically tell them
not to use the links list when using the tutorial even if they already
are familiar with it.
The other tutorials I have seen teach it near the beginning of teaching
page navigation. It is far past time someone with enough influence in
the field that others will at least pay attention and think, make this
case.
Gene
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*From:* Brian Vogel <mailto:britechguy@gmail.com>
*Sent:* Thursday, July 26, 2018 10:05 PM
*To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
*Subject:* Re: [NVDA] Amazon.com "Cart" page with JAWS & NVDA

Rick,

Thanks. I have figured some of this out but it is still
insane. Being sighted, it is making me crazy that there is a trend
toward making objects look like other objects that they are not. I
cannot fathom why you would make a button visually appear as a link.
I have experienced the reverse, too.

It does no one any good on either side of the equation. I
hate telling a client something like "bring up the list of links" then
use first letter navigation by 'D' to get to that Delete link that is
not, in actuality, a link. I came to the conclusion using the
elements lists and cycling through the various elements.

I still find it strange that the Delete (which is
accompanied by the full name of the item) button also shows up in the
list of form fields. Of course, when I see form field I think edit
box and perhaps that is my problem. I do not think of "form field" as
the generic term for "object that can be interacted with on the page,"
and am starting to think that may be what it actually means.

It does not help when I am trying to "think JAWS" and "think
NVDA" in rapid succession, either, when it comes to terminology.
--

Brian *-*Windows 10 Home, 64-Bit, Version 1803, Build 17134

/A little kindness from person to person is better than a vast love
for all humankind./

~ Richard Dehmel



Re: skype accessibility

John Isige
 

Yes. Pretty sure it's in options but I forget where. I'm pretty sure it's called something like "show typing notification". I don't have 7 installed anymore because I'm preparing for the switch and I don't feel like installing it just to look up the exact name, sorry.

On 7/28/2018 3:10, Brian Tew via Groups.Io wrote:
Is there any way to stop the "joe shmoe is typing" messages and the time announcements?
I am using skype 7.4, but I could change to another version if there is reason to do so.
Windojs 10, nvda with no add-ons so far on a desktop.
thanks.



Re: can't put the mail app on muy desktop

John Isige
 

I'm going to give this example with Mail, but this will work for any
app, like the Windows 10 version of Skype, for example. Also, I don't
use Mail so I don't know if it's just called Mail or Windows Mail or
Microsoft Mail or what, so just replace "Mail" with whatever it's
actually called.


1. Hit the Windows key.


2. Type mail.


3. When it shows mail, don't hit enter on it, right click it with the
applications key or shift-F10.


4. Pick "pin to taskbar".


5. Hit escape to get out of start.


6. Hit Windows-m to go to the desktop, and tab until you hear "running
applications tool bar", mine starts with a button for Edge but yours
might be different.


7. Arrow right or left until you hear "mail button".


8. Right click on mail and arrow to "create shortcut". Hit enter on that.


9. It will say it can't create a shortcut there, do you want to send it
to the desktop? Say yes, obviously.


10. You'll have a thing on your desktop named "Mail Shortcut". If you
want to rename it to just "Mail", hit F2 or right click and pick rename.


11. Finally, if you want to take Mail off of your taskbar, repeat steps
6-8, but instead of picking "create shortcut", pick, wait for it, "unpin
from taskbar".


There you go. There's a shorter way to do this using the command line
somebody posted a while back, but I have no idea what the command is
because it seemed pretty complicated. This is fairly easy to remember
and it works for pretty much anything, as far as I can tell. I broke it
down into a lot of steps so it would be easier to understand, but
basically you find thingy, right click and pick pin to taskbar, find
thingy on your taskbar, right click and pick create shortcut and answer
the obvious question, and you're done, thingy is now on your desktop. If
you want to do some cleanup, unpin thingy from your taskbar and rename
the desktop from "thingy shortcut" to "thingy". That's about six steps
really, find it, pin it, find it on taskbar, create shortcut, unpin
shortcut, and rename shortcut.


Also, you can just go right to the taskbar because Mail is on there by
default, so you can either run it from the taskbar all the time, or just
right click and create the shortcut. I don't know if you can unpin it,
since you didn't put it there in the first place. But like I said, this
works for anything you can find from the start thingy like that, so
hopefully that will help more generally.

On 7/28/2018 0:57, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:

Hi, everyone,

I just switched to the mail app but now I can’t put it on my desktop.
I tried everything I know to do but nothing has worked. I don’t want
to have to keep hitting the windows key and typing “mail” every time I
want to go to the mail app. What could I be doing wrong?

Thanks for your help in advance.

Rosemarie

Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for
Windows 10


skype accessibility

Brian Tew
 

Is there any way to stop the "joe shmoe is typing" messages and the time announcements?
I am using skype 7.4, but I could change to another version if there is reason to do so.
Windojs 10, nvda with no add-ons so far on a desktop.
thanks.


Re: can't put the mail app on muy desktop

Robert Mendoza
 

Hi, Rosemary


To add shortcut to your desktop simply hit the Windows key + R, in the edit field type with out quote as follow

shell:appsfolder

then press enter then the dialog box will open. To quick find to the Mail apps pressed several times of letter M untill your focus got to right place.

Pressed Shift + F10 to open the context menu then select Create Shortcut


Robert mendoza


On 7/28/2018 1:57 PM, Rosemarie Chavarria wrote:

Hi, everyone,

 

I just switched to the mail app but now I can’t put it on my desktop. I tried everything I know to do but nothing has worked. I don’t want to have to keep hitting the windows key and typing “mail” every time I want to go to the mail app. What could I be doing wrong?

 

Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 



Re: thunderbird is very sluggish

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

I did unload and reload NVDA but that didn’t help. I’ll try rebooting and see if that helps. Right now I’m using the mail app to write this message.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Gene
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 11:25 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish

 

Ass usual, did you unload and run NVDA again?  If that didn't help, did you reboot? 

 

Gene

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

Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 10:15 PM

Subject: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish

 

Hi, everyone,


I don't know what's going on but there seems to be something wrong with
thunderbird or NVDA. The speech is very sluggish. Is there a remmody for
this?


Thanks for your help in advance.


Rosemarie




 


Re: thunderbird is very sluggish

Gene
 

Ass usual, did you unload and run NVDA again?  If that didn't help, did you reboot? 
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, July 27, 2018 10:15 PM
Subject: [nvda] thunderbird is very sluggish

Hi, everyone,


I don't know what's going on but there seems to be something wrong with
thunderbird or NVDA. The speech is very sluggish. Is there a remmody for
this?


Thanks for your help in advance.


Rosemarie






Re: DVD Player?

Gene New Zealand <hurrikennyandopo@...>
 

Hi


If it is for watching dvds etc use VLC Media player it is free and works
well.


I use it to watch dvds and if the dvd has audio description and can
easily be turned on then i watch it that way.


Other people use it for music.



Gene nz

On 7/28/2018 1:39 PM, Roger Stewart wrote:
I need to know if there is a free and accessible program that will
play DVD movies that works well with nvda?  I had Power DVD that came
with my first ever DVD RW drive but that was for Win XP and it won't
run on Win 10.  Hope there is one out there somewhere.


Thanks.


Roger





can't put the mail app on muy desktop

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, everyone,

 

I just switched to the mail app but now I can’t put it on my desktop. I tried everything I know to do but nothing has worked. I don’t want to have to keep hitting the windows key and typing “mail” every time I want to go to the mail app. What could I be doing wrong?

 

Thanks for your help in advance.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10