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Re: NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

Luke Davis
 

On Fri, 9 Aug 2019, Sean Murphy wrote:

The console when I used it last, did not automatically read out the output. I even had issues with using the NVDA object Nav commands. So is there anything
special I should be doing here to get the output to read or even find it?
It does tend to read automatically for me, but if you don't like how it's reading, press F6. That will take you to the output section, and you can use arrows and regular navigation to read as if in a text editor.
Selection commands are also available.

Luke


Bug while updating to 2019.2rc2

 

Hi all

When updating to NVDA 2019.2rc2 via the check for update option, NVDA usually says: collapse, expanded during download process, although I didn't touch the keyboard at that time. Not sure it has been fixed in 2019.2rc2 so I report it here.

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Re: NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

Andy B.
 

Hi,

 

Once you get into the Python prompt, focus.parent and focus.children will give you the parent/children of the currently focused object.

 

 

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From: Sean Murphy
Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2019 10:33 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA finding the current window class name andchildren/parent

 

Larry,

 

Thanks. As I do not recall seeing the keyboard command in the user docs.

 

The console when I used it last, did not automatically read out the output. I even had issues with using the NVDA object Nav commands. So is there anything special I should be doing here to get the output to read or even find it?

 

Do I need to import any of the modules or just issue the relevant example code which was in the dev docs in section 3.9 which got the parent and child window? As what I am trying to is fairly simple and I don’t want to have to learn NVDA’s environment as of yet. As I am troubleshooting a issue between two screen readers for windows.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Larry Wang
Sent: Friday, 9 August 2019 12:24 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

 

NVDA+F1 

As for children and parent you can use Python console.

 

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 10:22 AM Sean Murphy <mhysnm1964@...> wrote:

All.

 

Does NVDA have a module or shortcut key already built that will look at the current control (object) with focus and give me the window class name? I did see the developers guide documentation and I could not use the example. It gave errors and I do not have the errors at hand.

 

I also would like to know the child or parent. This is build in Jaws by default. Any help is grateful.

 

 


RES: [nvda] 2019.2 rc2 continues to double reading treeview itens ineclipse

Alexandre Alves Toco
 

Yes, it does.

This is the reason I believe it is related with some Windows recente updates.

 

 

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De: Quentin Christensen
Enviado:quinta-feira, 8 de agosto de 2019 19:55
Para: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Assunto: Re: [nvda] 2019.2 rc2 continues to double reading treeview itens ineclipse

 

Ah yes, not sure why I never noticed those earlier messages from you before, and about the freezing in Eclipse as well.

 

Just to check, if you run NVDA 2019.1.1, do these issues still happen?

 

Regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 12:03 AM Alexandre Alves Toco <alexandretoco@...> wrote:

Hi Quentin!

I reported this problem when I tested betas of 2019.2. 

I am using spring tool 4. I don”t know what’ eclipse version it is based in

I suspect this problem returns with recent windows updatees becousr even 2018.4 shows the same problem  

It was resolved at the time the issue was closed. 

Now it is back again. 


Em 8 de ago de 2019, à(s) 08:11, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> escreveu:

Hi Alexandre,

 

Just since you said "continues", have you reported this before?  I had a look on our issue tracker, and found one issue which looks quite similar (treeviews, but with checkboxes read twice), closed (fixed) back in 2015.

 

Did it start with a particular version of NVDA?

 

Also, which version of Eclipse are you using?  It looks like the newest is 2019-06.

 

Regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 8:41 PM Alexandre Alves Toco <alexandretoco@...> wrote:

Hi friends.

When navigating treeviews in eclipse, nvda is Reading the item that is losing the focus and the iten that gain the focus.

This is a very anoying problem for those who work with eclipse because it slows down very much the navigation and this ide uses treeviews extensively.

 

 

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Re: NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

Sean Murphy
 

Larry,

 

Thanks. As I do not recall seeing the keyboard command in the user docs.

 

The console when I used it last, did not automatically read out the output. I even had issues with using the NVDA object Nav commands. So is there anything special I should be doing here to get the output to read or even find it?

 

Do I need to import any of the modules or just issue the relevant example code which was in the dev docs in section 3.9 which got the parent and child window? As what I am trying to is fairly simple and I don’t want to have to learn NVDA’s environment as of yet. As I am troubleshooting a issue between two screen readers for windows.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Larry Wang
Sent: Friday, 9 August 2019 12:24 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

 

NVDA+F1 

As for children and parent you can use Python console.

 

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 10:22 AM Sean Murphy <mhysnm1964@...> wrote:

All.

 

Does NVDA have a module or shortcut key already built that will look at the current control (object) with focus and give me the window class name? I did see the developers guide documentation and I could not use the example. It gave errors and I do not have the errors at hand.

 

I also would like to know the child or parent. This is build in Jaws by default. Any help is grateful.

 


Re: NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

Larry Wang
 

NVDA+F1 
As for children and parent you can use Python console.

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 10:22 AM Sean Murphy <mhysnm1964@...> wrote:

All.

 

Does NVDA have a module or shortcut key already built that will look at the current control (object) with focus and give me the window class name? I did see the developers guide documentation and I could not use the example. It gave errors and I do not have the errors at hand.

 

I also would like to know the child or parent. This is build in Jaws by default. Any help is grateful.

 


NVDA finding the current window class name and children/parent

Sean Murphy
 

All.

 

Does NVDA have a module or shortcut key already built that will look at the current control (object) with focus and give me the window class name? I did see the developers guide documentation and I could not use the example. It gave errors and I do not have the errors at hand.

 

I also would like to know the child or parent. This is build in Jaws by default. Any help is grateful.

 


Re: Footnotes in LibreOffice

Quentin Christensen
 

I think I would definitely push the blame here onto LibreOffice.  Even if not for this issue, for most of the issues with LibreOffice.  The problem we have is that many of these issues require collaboration from LibreOffice to correctly expose the information we need.  If they don't do that, it may or may not be possible to workaround, but it makes it a lot more work for us.

I haven't used Jaws lately, but I would expect the same issues likely exist.  That's the other reason why the company who make the (LibreOffice) software are best to fix it - if they correctly expose information and use standard controls, etc.  It's likely that it will then just work, not only in NVDA, but with Jaws, Narrator, or other screen reading software.

If you're looking for a free word processor, you might also try Open Office - i haven't kept up to date with who has which features and which works better, but each time someone asks which free suite is better, various people recommend each.  For just a word processor, Jarte is another one to try.  I don't know about using footnotes in any of those.  I'd also say, if you really need those advanced word processing features, it really might be worth considering biting the bullet, and buying Office (either a subscription or an outright version).  Microsoft have been a lot more forthcoming in working with us than LibreOffice, and that is the main reason why it works a lot better with NVDA.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 9:56 AM kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
Thanks. It is pretty important in scholarly writing to be able to accurately and easily create footnotes; the fact that NVDA cannot do this with Libre Office unfortunately makes the program unfit for serious writing. I wonder if JAWS has this issue as well, or is it universal?


On Aug 8, 2019, at 5:39 PM, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> wrote:

Small update to this: I noticed that LibreOffice 6.3 was released overnight.  I tried with that this morning and confirmed the issue of footnote numbers not being read when navigating in the footnote section is still present.  I have created an issue on our issue tracker:  https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/10060  Please feel free to subscribe to that issue, or comment on it if you have more information.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:13 AM Quentin Christensen via Groups.Io <quentin=nvaccess.org@groups.io> wrote:
To jump from the body of the page to the footnote section, press CONTROL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN.  To jump from the footnote section back to the body, press CONTROL+PAGE DOWN.

If found control+page down in their shortcut keys list, and guessed the other one (I mean, I tried it and it worked for me!): https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Shortcut_Keys_for_Writer

I haven't figured out how to get it to read the number though.

I was using Libre Office 6.1.3.2.  I just downloaded the installer for 6.2.5.2 and installed it, rebooted and .... noticed that the LIbre Office version number in the help menu is still 6.1.3.2, so not sure what's happened there...

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 12:33 AM kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
I am still interested if anybody has suggestions on this issue.

On 12/26/18, Kelby Carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
> Is there an easy way to navigate to footnotes and endnotes in
> LibreOffice using only the keyboard in NVDA? Also, is there a way to
> get NVDA to speak the numbers of footnotes when going through the
> list? LibreOffice seems much faster and more intuitive than Word and
> I'd like to try using it for awhile.
>
> --
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Re: Footnotes in LibreOffice

Ibrahim Abedrabbo
 

What is LibreOffice? I am using MS office 2016 and find it a bit hard to use with screen readers.



On Aug 8, 2019, at 7:56 PM, kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:

Thanks. It is pretty important in scholarly writing to be able to accurately and easily create footnotes; the fact that NVDA cannot do this with Libre Office unfortunately makes the program unfit for serious writing. I wonder if JAWS has this issue as well, or is it universal?


On Aug 8, 2019, at 5:39 PM, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> wrote:

Small update to this: I noticed that LibreOffice 6.3 was released overnight.  I tried with that this morning and confirmed the issue of footnote numbers not being read when navigating in the footnote section is still present.  I have created an issue on our issue tracker:  https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/10060  Please feel free to subscribe to that issue, or comment on it if you have more information.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:13 AM Quentin Christensen via Groups.Io <quentin=nvaccess.org@groups.io> wrote:
To jump from the body of the page to the footnote section, press CONTROL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN.  To jump from the footnote section back to the body, press CONTROL+PAGE DOWN.

If found control+page down in their shortcut keys list, and guessed the other one (I mean, I tried it and it worked for me!): https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Shortcut_Keys_for_Writer

I haven't figured out how to get it to read the number though.

I was using Libre Office 6.1.3.2.  I just downloaded the installer for 6.2.5.2 and installed it, rebooted and .... noticed that the LIbre Office version number in the help menu is still 6.1.3.2, so not sure what's happened there...

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 12:33 AM kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
I am still interested if anybody has suggestions on this issue.

On 12/26/18, Kelby Carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
> Is there an easy way to navigate to footnotes and endnotes in
> LibreOffice using only the keyboard in NVDA? Also, is there a way to
> get NVDA to speak the numbers of footnotes when going through the
> list? LibreOffice seems much faster and more intuitive than Word and
> I'd like to try using it for awhile.
>
> --
> Kelby Carlson
>


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Re: Footnotes in LibreOffice

kelby carlson
 

Thanks. It is pretty important in scholarly writing to be able to accurately and easily create footnotes; the fact that NVDA cannot do this with Libre Office unfortunately makes the program unfit for serious writing. I wonder if JAWS has this issue as well, or is it universal?


On Aug 8, 2019, at 5:39 PM, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> wrote:

Small update to this: I noticed that LibreOffice 6.3 was released overnight.  I tried with that this morning and confirmed the issue of footnote numbers not being read when navigating in the footnote section is still present.  I have created an issue on our issue tracker:  https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/10060  Please feel free to subscribe to that issue, or comment on it if you have more information.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:13 AM Quentin Christensen via Groups.Io <quentin=nvaccess.org@groups.io> wrote:
To jump from the body of the page to the footnote section, press CONTROL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN.  To jump from the footnote section back to the body, press CONTROL+PAGE DOWN.

If found control+page down in their shortcut keys list, and guessed the other one (I mean, I tried it and it worked for me!): https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Shortcut_Keys_for_Writer

I haven't figured out how to get it to read the number though.

I was using Libre Office 6.1.3.2.  I just downloaded the installer for 6.2.5.2 and installed it, rebooted and .... noticed that the LIbre Office version number in the help menu is still 6.1.3.2, so not sure what's happened there...

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 12:33 AM kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
I am still interested if anybody has suggestions on this issue.

On 12/26/18, Kelby Carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
> Is there an easy way to navigate to footnotes and endnotes in
> LibreOffice using only the keyboard in NVDA? Also, is there a way to
> get NVDA to speak the numbers of footnotes when going through the
> list? LibreOffice seems much faster and more intuitive than Word and
> I'd like to try using it for awhile.
>
> --
> Kelby Carlson
>


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Re: 19.03 windows update and launching NVDA automatically after logging in

Robert Doc Wright godfearer
 

Press insert+control+g to open general options and you turn it off there. After setting it the way you like enter on ok and then press

Insert+control+c to save the configuration.then press insert+q to turn off NVDA.

 

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Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2019 2:43 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] 19.03 windows update and launching NVDA automatically after logging in

 

Hello guys, I have just installed 19.03 windows 10 update and it automatically launches NVDA after I log in. I have unchecked the relevant option in the NVDA welcome dialogue box, but NVDA is still launching automatically. Can anyone help? 

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Re: Changing Braille symbols

Quentin Christensen
 

Are you correcting symbols which are incorrect in the table?  Or customizing because you'd rather have it setup your way?

If the table is incorrect then we can raise an issue against LibLouis to have it corrected so you don't need to keep editing it to correct it yourself.  If it is just for you, I must admit, I haven't tried editing the Braille tables myself, so hopefully someone else can answer.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 12:46 AM Vincent Le Goff <vincent.legoff.srs@...> wrote:
Hi everyone,


I'm using only Braille with NVDA, can't hear the speech synthesizer in a
meaningful way.  The braille tables are handled by liblouis but I always
find myself changing some symbols: the one for tab which I always
replace (but not to replace it with spaces, I'm coding in Python and
need to see the difference).  I'm using the French braille tables and
both 8 and 6 dot definition imports a common braille table in which some
symbols are defined. These definitions don't make sense for computer 8,
so I tend to change some of them, particularly symbols that are defined
on multiple cells.


To my dismay, I realized manually editing the .cti file didn't work
anymore in NVDA.  Whether that's purposeful or not, I do not know, NVDA
refuses to start (or at least, the Braille refuses to start) if I modify
the file, even if my modifications are correct.  If there's an error in
the log, I cannot tell.  So I had to install NVDA again to get rid of
the issue... and lose my modifications in the Braille tables.  Is there
any "recommended" way to do what I want to do?  Relying as heavily on
Braille symbols, I would really like to have control over them.


Thanks!


Vincent






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Re: 2019.2 rc2 continues to double reading treeview itens in eclipse

Quentin Christensen
 

Ah yes, not sure why I never noticed those earlier messages from you before, and about the freezing in Eclipse as well.

Just to check, if you run NVDA 2019.1.1, do these issues still happen?

Regards

Quentin.

On Fri, Aug 9, 2019 at 12:03 AM Alexandre Alves Toco <alexandretoco@...> wrote:
Hi Quentin!
I reported this problem when I tested betas of 2019.2. 
I am using spring tool 4. I don”t know what’ eclipse version it is based in
I suspect this problem returns with recent windows updatees becousr even 2018.4 shows the same problem  
It was resolved at the time the issue was closed. 
Now it is back again. 

Em 8 de ago de 2019, à(s) 08:11, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> escreveu:

Hi Alexandre,

Just since you said "continues", have you reported this before?  I had a look on our issue tracker, and found one issue which looks quite similar (treeviews, but with checkboxes read twice), closed (fixed) back in 2015.

Did it start with a particular version of NVDA?

Also, which version of Eclipse are you using?  It looks like the newest is 2019-06.

Regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 8:41 PM Alexandre Alves Toco <alexandretoco@...> wrote:

Hi friends.

When navigating treeviews in eclipse, nvda is Reading the item that is losing the focus and the iten that gain the focus.

This is a very anoying problem for those who work with eclipse because it slows down very much the navigation and this ide uses treeviews extensively.

 

 

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Re: Footnotes in LibreOffice

Quentin Christensen
 

Small update to this: I noticed that LibreOffice 6.3 was released overnight.  I tried with that this morning and confirmed the issue of footnote numbers not being read when navigating in the footnote section is still present.  I have created an issue on our issue tracker:  https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/10060  Please feel free to subscribe to that issue, or comment on it if you have more information.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 11:13 AM Quentin Christensen via Groups.Io <quentin=nvaccess.org@groups.io> wrote:
To jump from the body of the page to the footnote section, press CONTROL+SHIFT+PAGE DOWN.  To jump from the footnote section back to the body, press CONTROL+PAGE DOWN.

If found control+page down in their shortcut keys list, and guessed the other one (I mean, I tried it and it worked for me!): https://help.libreoffice.org/Writer/Shortcut_Keys_for_Writer

I haven't figured out how to get it to read the number though.

I was using Libre Office 6.1.3.2.  I just downloaded the installer for 6.2.5.2 and installed it, rebooted and .... noticed that the LIbre Office version number in the help menu is still 6.1.3.2, so not sure what's happened there...

Quentin.

On Thu, Aug 8, 2019 at 12:33 AM kelby carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
I am still interested if anybody has suggestions on this issue.

On 12/26/18, Kelby Carlson <kelbycarlson@...> wrote:
> Is there an easy way to navigate to footnotes and endnotes in
> LibreOffice using only the keyboard in NVDA? Also, is there a way to
> get NVDA to speak the numbers of footnotes when going through the
> list? LibreOffice seems much faster and more intuitive than Word and
> I'd like to try using it for awhile.
>
> --
> Kelby Carlson
>


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Re: how to build add-ons for NVDA

Scott Berry
 

Sorry Joseph,


Used the wrong name in my previous message darn it.  Got a tooth which is giving me some crap so I apologize if I am a little bit dinggy today.



On 8/8/2019 4:05 AM, Scott Berry via Groups.Io wrote:

Hi Joseph,


At this point it would be my own add-on till I get it doing whaat I want.  I could build a web browser extension to so it could go either way I suppose.  The problem is it makes things easier in this case it's not an accessibility issue at all.  I'd like it to be able to download my assignments by authentification, my grades and maybe a few other things.



On 8/7/2019 6:46 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi Scott and others,

In regards to a guide on writing NVDA add-ons, yes there is one.

However, before we go any further, think carefully if your proposal is unique to NVDA. If it is an app that can be made accessible yet the developer is unwilling to take action, then it should be an add-on. If it is a feature that can be done through web browser extensions, then no, it should not be an NVDA add-on unless we get a really good justification or two.

The reason I ask you to think carefully about this is because the add-ons community has received proposals similar to yours in the past. After discussing with the community, some did become add-ons, while others became something else, the biggest criteria being if a proposal is something that is unique to NVDA.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Scott Berry
Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 5:35 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] how to build add-ons for NVDA

 

Hi Brian,

 

      Yes I have programmed before.  I am not a python programmer but should be able to pick that up.  Is there a nvda gettingstarting guide for the actual add-on process?

 

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Scott,

            Do you have any background in programming in any language?   NVDA and its add-ons are written in Python, but a programmer can pick up on new programming languages reasonably easily.   Python is not impossible to learn by any means, but learning to program is not a trivial task and requires significant commitment to see it through.

            It also sounds like you're describing something that would interface with Blackboard, Moodle, or similar.   If so, those are entirely accessible via normal web browsing methods.

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Re: how to build add-ons for NVDA

Scott Berry
 

Brian,


Thanks for letting me know.  I haven't looked yet at the school's platform for learning yet.  I'll be attending the University of Minnesota so I'll need to go see what they use and figure it out.  That is a good idea though.

On 8/8/2019 5:00 AM, Andy B. wrote:

The last I knew, you had to obtain an API key from Blackboard to use their APIs. I checked into this a few years ago because a professor wanted me to do something similar. Blackboard’s response was that I needed to have administrator privileges to the Blackboard install assigned to my school. Since I couldn’t get that, nothing resulted because I was only listed in Blackboard as a student. You can download your assignments, but not grades. The best I can say is to keep a spreadsheet of your grades.

 

 

 

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From: Scott Berry
Sent: Thursday, August 8, 2019 6:05 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] how to build add-ons for NVDA

 

Hi Joseph,

 

At this point it would be my own add-on till I get it doing whaat I want.  I could build a web browser extension to so it could go either way I suppose.  The problem is it makes things easier in this case it's not an accessibility issue at all.  I'd like it to be able to download my assignments by authentification, my grades and maybe a few other things.

 

 

On 8/7/2019 6:46 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi Scott and others,

In regards to a guide on writing NVDA add-ons, yes there is one.

However, before we go any further, think carefully if your proposal is unique to NVDA. If it is an app that can be made accessible yet the developer is unwilling to take action, then it should be an add-on. If it is a feature that can be done through web browser extensions, then no, it should not be an NVDA add-on unless we get a really good justification or two.

The reason I ask you to think carefully about this is because the add-ons community has received proposals similar to yours in the past. After discussing with the community, some did become add-ons, while others became something else, the biggest criteria being if a proposal is something that is unique to NVDA.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Scott Berry
Sent: Wednesday, August 7, 2019 5:35 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] how to build add-ons for NVDA

 

Hi Brian,

 

      Yes I have programmed before.  I am not a python programmer but should be able to pick that up.  Is there a nvda gettingstarting guide for the actual add-on process?

 

On 8/7/2019 10:33 AM, Brian Vogel wrote:

Scott,

            Do you have any background in programming in any language?   NVDA and its add-ons are written in Python, but a programmer can pick up on new programming languages reasonably easily.   Python is not impossible to learn by any means, but learning to program is not a trivial task and requires significant commitment to see it through.

            It also sounds like you're describing something that would interface with Blackboard, Moodle, or similar.   If so, those are entirely accessible via normal web browsing methods.

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19.03 windows update and launching NVDA automatically after logging in

Akshaya Choudhary
 

Hello guys, I have just installed 19.03 windows 10 update and it automatically launches NVDA after I log in. I have unchecked the relevant option in the NVDA welcome dialogue box, but NVDA is still launching automatically. Can anyone help? 

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Re: How to Stop NVDA saying down arrow when reading command keys?

Mobeen Iqbal
 

Hi Rui.

Cancel my last, I have found the information. I must've skipped passed it by accident.

Very best wishes,

Mo.

On 08/08/2019 15:28, Rui Fontes wrote:
Hello!

For that, you have to use an add-on named NVDA NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin, found on:
https://github.com/paulber19/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin

Direct download: https://github.com/paulber007/AllMyNVDAAddons/raw/75b67164fccf9260759717a8267850daf677e488/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin/dev/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin-8.1-dev35.nvda-addon

Rui Fontes



Às 13:53 de 08/08/2019, Mobeen Iqbal escreveu:
Hello Everyone.

I have a user who is trying to make the transition from jaws to NVDA. He would like NVDA to read keys like tab, shift tab, enter, alt F4 etc but not the down arrow, up arrow, left/right arrows etc. Is there any way of forcing NVDA not to read certain modifier keys?

Very best wishes,

Mo.






Re: How to Stop NVDA saying down arrow when reading command keys?

Mobeen Iqbal
 

Hi Rui.

You're a jenius, many thanks for the suggestion! it is working very well apart from not announcing certain modifiers like Alt Tab. Who is the author of the add-on?

Very best wishes,

Mo.

On 08/08/2019 15:28, Rui Fontes wrote:
Hello!

For that, you have to use an add-on named NVDA NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin, found on:
https://github.com/paulber19/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin

Direct download: https://github.com/paulber007/AllMyNVDAAddons/raw/75b67164fccf9260759717a8267850daf677e488/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin/dev/NVDAExtensionGlobalPlugin-8.1-dev35.nvda-addon

Rui Fontes



Às 13:53 de 08/08/2019, Mobeen Iqbal escreveu:
Hello Everyone.

I have a user who is trying to make the transition from jaws to NVDA. He would like NVDA to read keys like tab, shift tab, enter, alt F4 etc but not the down arrow, up arrow, left/right arrows etc. Is there any way of forcing NVDA not to read certain modifier keys?

Very best wishes,

Mo.