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Re: NVDA using braille in multi-lingual text environment

Jason White
 

On 12/30/20 1:12 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
My experience with a display and a computer has been limited to typing on a regular keyboard and reading the output on the display, rather than typing using a braille keyboard; the displays we had didn't have keyboards. So when using a display with a braille keyboard, how does the proper encoding occur?
You can select your input braille table as well as your output table. Of course, it is entirely your decision whether to enter text using the braille display's keyboard or the host system's qwerty keyboard - whichever is easiest under the circumstances.


Re: NVDA using braille in multi-lingual text environment

Mary Otten
 

Thanks, Jason. I will have to look into that add-on. Now for a stupid question. My experience with a display and a computer has been limited to typing on a regular keyboard and reading the output on the display, rather than typing using a braille keyboard; the displays we had didn't have keyboards. So when using a display with a braille keyboard, how does the proper encoding occur? I mean, if I typed on a regular keyboard, I would have to change my keyboard between English and cyrillic as appropriate. Does the braille table handle that functionality for braille input, such that I would switch back and forth between U.S. English grade II and Russian as appropriate? I hope that was clear. Also, can you have a usb keyboard connected and active, so that you would have the choice of typing on the braille keyboard of the display or your regular keyboard? I'm thinking that would be a nice thing, so you could avoid needing computer braille, for example.


Mary



Mary

On 12/30/2020 9:55 AM, Jason White via groups.io wrote:

On 12/30/20 12:29 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
I have recently ordered a braille display. One of the things I'd like to do with it is access multi-lingual texts, e.g. websites, which have both English and cyrillic alphabets in use. In order to do that efficiently, one would need to have a braille table that included both of these alphabets, grade II English and uncontracted Russian, active at the same time, or somehow have a combined table with both at once. Is that possible?
It's possible, but I don't know whether such a table is available. Note also that the BrailleExtender add-on for NVDA allows you to switch tables easily - not what you need in this case, but at least a short-term solution.






Re: NVDA using braille in multi-lingual text environment

Jason White
 

On 12/30/20 12:29 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
I have recently ordered a braille display. One of the things I'd like to do with it is access multi-lingual texts, e.g. websites, which have both English and cyrillic alphabets in use. In order to do that efficiently, one would need to have a braille table that included both of these alphabets, grade II English and uncontracted Russian, active at the same time, or somehow have a combined table with both at once. Is that possible?
It's possible, but I don't know whether such a table is available. Note also that the BrailleExtender add-on for NVDA allows you to switch tables easily - not what you need in this case, but at least a short-term solution.


Word 2013 ribbon and NVDA 2020.3

bering.p
 

Hi.
I don'find t the link.
So this is the log:
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Best regards.
Paul.
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Please activate the link that says ', Reply To Sender' at the bottom of
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NVDA using braille in multi-lingual text environment

Mary Otten
 

Hi all,


I have recently ordered a braille display. One of the things I'd like to do with it is access multi-lingual texts, e.g. websites, which have both English and cyrillic alphabets in use. In order to do that efficiently, one would need to have a braille table that included both of these alphabets, grade II English and uncontracted Russian, active at the same time, or somehow have a combined table with both at once. Is that possible? Where I use to work, we had that, but it was on a completely different system, built in house, based on unix, so not relevant here, I shouldn't think.


I know that on my iPhone, if I have the right voices available, the speech will switch easily from English to Russian, but that hasn't happened for me on the pc, even though I do have English and Russian voices installed from the same source. Maybe that's not even related. I just put it out there as an additional piece of info.


Mary


Re: DVD ripper that works with NVDA?

 

On Wed, Dec 30, 2020 at 12:48 AM, Ian Blackburn wrote:
yes VLC will be able to play the ISO of the dvd once loaded
-
Thanks for confirming this.  It also means that a ton of unnecessary (and probably useless) work will now be avoided.
 
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Re: Admin's Notes Re List Conduct, Please Read #adminnotice

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Re: strange behaviour with a speech dictionary entry

Gene
 

You might have better success using the voice dictionary. there have been rare times when I have gotten something to work properly by using the voice dictionary rrather than the defaut dictionary.

Gene

`-----Original Message-----
From: Giles Turnbull
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 10:30 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] strange behaviour with a speech dictionary entry

I was trying to add a Romanian word to my NVDA default dictionary. The word has a cedilla-type accent under the lower-case t. The word is putin (with the accent under the t, ț) ... the word means "a little", as in I speak a little Romanian.

I actually wanted to add two words to my default dictionary, first a Romanian city that also has the t with cedilla, Constanța and I entered that with the replacement pronunciation ConStantza. I set it to be replaced as whole-word-only and that works perfectly. I then wanted to add the t with cedilla accent as a character in its own right with a replacement of "t with cedilla", again as whole-word-only so that if I investigated a word with the accented t letter by letter, it would get spoken as "t with cedilla" but the word putin wouldn't be spoken as "putwith cedillain" ... and that works ... except not when navigating character by character through the word!

When reading the word letter by letter, it doesn't matter how I change the replacement text for the t with cedilla character, it gets spelled-out letter by letter: t w i t h c e d i l l a. To clarify, if I am reading this whole post, for example, when NVDA gets to the t with cedilla character it says "t with cedilla"; when I reach the character navigating letter by letter, such as in the placename NVDA reads C o n s t a n t w i t h c e d i l l a!

I deleted the character from the default dictionary and added it to the voice dictionary for SAPI-5 Zira. The result was the same. I then tried changing to another SAPI-5 voice, Hazel ... and again the word gets fully spelled-out including the replacement text, even though NVDA can speak the replacement text just fine when I tab from and then back to the replacement text in the dictionary entry (NVDA can say cedilla as a full word without difficulty)

I just wondered if anybody has any suggestions on why this might be happening ... I have actually just found a solution ... if I use the 1 Core version of Zira rather than the SAPI-5 version, the t with cedilla always gets spoken as complete words when the word is navigated character by character - it is not spelled out. That shouldln't be a big change to make - the default dictionary entries will be the same and all I'll need to copy across is the text from the SAPI-5 Zira dictionary file and paste it into the 1 Core Zira voice dictionary file!

I could probably delete this post rather than posting it, but I am going to post it because others might find it interesting ... and I'd certainly be interested in any suggestions or observations :)

Giles


strange behaviour with a speech dictionary entry

Giles Turnbull
 

I was trying to add a Romanian word to my NVDA default dictionary. The word has a cedilla-type accent under the lower-case t. The word is putin (with the accent under the t, ț) ... the word means "a little", as in I speak a little Romanian.

I actually wanted to add two words to my default dictionary, first a Romanian city that also has the t with cedilla, Constanța and I entered that with the replacement pronunciation ConStantza. I set it to be replaced as whole-word-only and that works perfectly. I then wanted to add the t with cedilla accent as a character in its own right with a replacement of "t with cedilla", again as whole-word-only so that if I investigated a word with the accented t letter by letter, it would get spoken as "t with cedilla" but the word putin wouldn't be spoken as "putwith cedillain" ... and that works ... except not when navigating character by character through the word!

When reading the word letter by letter, it doesn't matter how I change the replacement text for the t with cedilla character, it gets spelled-out letter by letter: t w i t h c e d i l l a. To clarify, if I am reading this whole post, for example, when NVDA gets to the t with cedilla character it says "t with cedilla"; when I reach the character navigating letter by letter, such as in the placename NVDA reads C o n s t a n t w i t h c e d i l l a!

I deleted the character from the default dictionary and added it to the voice dictionary for SAPI-5 Zira. The result was the same. I then tried changing to another SAPI-5 voice, Hazel ... and again the word gets fully spelled-out including the replacement text, even though NVDA can speak the replacement text just fine when I tab from and then back to the replacement text in the dictionary entry (NVDA can say cedilla as a full word without difficulty)

I just wondered if anybody has any suggestions on why this might be happening ... I have actually just found a solution ... if I use the 1 Core version of Zira rather than the SAPI-5 version, the t with cedilla always gets spoken as complete words when the word is navigated character by character - it is not spelled out. That shouldln't be a big change to make - the default dictionary entries will be the same and all I'll need to copy across is the text from the SAPI-5 Zira dictionary file and paste it into the 1 Core Zira voice dictionary file!

I could probably delete this post rather than posting it, but I am going to post it because others might find it interesting ... and I'd certainly be interested in any suggestions or observations :)

Giles


Re: SPSS and NVDA

 

If you have not already done so, have a look at these topics returned from a group archive search:  https://nvda.groups.io/g/nvda/search?ev=0&q=SPSS&ct=1 

SPSS has been discussed on a number of occasions, but I cannot recall what the ultimate conclusion(s) were about it and accessibility.

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Re: NVDA say: edit read-only when nagivate line by line in Word

Giles Turnbull
 

Hi Cuong,

most of the time this happens with Word, it is because the document has been emailed to the NVDA user. Regardless of whether the NVDA user has opened it directly from the email or has saved it to their computer first and then opened it, Word will open it in protected mode, which is read-only and therefore it can't be edited and many of the ribbon options, like chnaging font or changing the view to draft view will not work.

To prevent that happening, press ALT+f to open the file menu, press the down arrow key three times to get to the Info menu, press Tab to enter that menu and then press the down arrow to get to the Protected View menu. Press Tab again and you'll be on the Enable Editing option and, if you press enter, that document will become unprotected and the NVDA user should no longer hear the warning that the document is protected and can't be edited. It will remain unprotected even after you close the document or shut down the computer. The same works with Excel files :)

I hope that helps.

Giles


Re: Problem in the latest beta of NVDA

Iván Novegil
 

This is being discussed in an issue at NVDA repository.

https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/11968

From there you can even download a try build with the suggested fix to test and report if it solves the issue.


Regards.

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O 30/12/2020 á(s) 16:20, Vaibhav Bhandari escribiu:

Hi all,
I recently updated to the latest beta version of NVDA in which I have
been facing a really weerd issue.
The problem is that whenever I switch my listening device from my
earphone to my bluetooth headphones, the sounds that NVDA makes while
entering/exiting focus/brows mode, exiting NVDA and enabling/desabling
screen curtain can't be heard. I then have to restart NVDA for those
sounds to return.
I didn't face this particular issue in the previous versions of NVDA
so I wished to ask if it is a bta related issue?


Re: Problem in the latest beta of NVDA

 

Hi,
The issue was identified and a fix from NV Access is pending review.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Vaibhav Bhandari
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 7:21 AM
To: nvda <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Problem in the latest beta of NVDA

Hi all,
I recently updated to the latest beta version of NVDA in which I have been facing a really weerd issue.
The problem is that whenever I switch my listening device from my earphone to my bluetooth headphones, the sounds that NVDA makes while entering/exiting focus/brows mode, exiting NVDA and enabling/desabling screen curtain can't be heard. I then have to restart NVDA for those sounds to return.
I didn't face this particular issue in the previous versions of NVDA so I wished to ask if it is a bta related issue?

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Thanks/regards: Vaibhav Bhandari


Problem in the latest beta of NVDA

Vaibhav Bhandari
 

Hi all,
I recently updated to the latest beta version of NVDA in which I have
been facing a really weerd issue.
The problem is that whenever I switch my listening device from my
earphone to my bluetooth headphones, the sounds that NVDA makes while
entering/exiting focus/brows mode, exiting NVDA and enabling/desabling
screen curtain can't be heard. I then have to restart NVDA for those
sounds to return.
I didn't face this particular issue in the previous versions of NVDA
so I wished to ask if it is a bta related issue?

--
Thanks/regards: Vaibhav Bhandari


Re: problems using NVDA with my new laptop

Robert Doc Wright godfearer
 

Betsy, when using a laptop keyboard the only time you use desktop settings is if your keyboard has a numpad.
NVDA+1 on the keyboard is a good way to locate keys. you will still need some sighted help because not all keys are labeled in a way that NVDA will recognize.An alternative is to invest in a USB keyboard or a wireless one. I say this because you will find some of your NVDA key commands fun to accomplish because many of them will require using the FN key to accomplish. thus, my suggestion of using an external keyboard.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Betsy Grenevitch" <blindangel61@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Wednesday, December 30, 2020 6:16 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] problems using NVDA with my new laptop


Thank you, Mareth. I will write this down and try it later today.


I hope you are doing well.


On 12/30/2020 1:20 AM, Hareth wrote:
Hi Betsy,
Try using the "home" and "end" buttons for top and bottom of lists.
And ctrl plus home hotkey for the top of a message and opened text
file and ctrl plus end hotkey for the bottom of it, that works for
some type of lists as well if the 1st one didn't work.
As for the laptops Numlock key mostly
you can do it with pressing the "FN" key combined with another mostly
in the numbers row, and re do it to unlock its a toggle.
The best and easy way to find it is to invoke the NVDA's key helper
mode with hitting the NVDA plus number 1 to turn it on, and test your
keys, press the same hotkey to get out of it.
Happy new year to you and your family.

On 12/29/20, Betsy Grenevitch <blindangel61@gmail.com> wrote:
I received a new laptop and my daughter thought she had exported
everything properly but a lot of the NVDA commands are not working such
as going to the top of a list of emails, going to the top of a file etc.
I am using Windows 10 and the NVDA is set to desktop layout.


I would definitely appreciate if someone could help me figure out what
is going on.


It is an Asus laptop.


Thanks.


--
Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876






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Re: problems using NVDA with my new laptop

Betsy Grenevitch
 

Chris, thank you so much. I just realized because of what you said that I needed to make sure the function keys were set to allow home to work with F9 and somehow they had gotten reset. Thankfully, I do not have to go into the bios to change their function but my daughter found that I just need to do escape plus F-end.


You all have been so helpful for me and I have taken notes to have in the future in case I forget since I have memory problems. Thank you so much to those who make this list available to those of us who need it from time to time.


    On 12/30/2020 8:53 AM, Chris Mullins wrote:

Hi Betsy

The home key is used to move to the top of a list and this is a Windows key command rather than a NVDA command.  One of the responses mentioned the FN key which laptops use as a modifier key to enable the addition  of media keys and I suspect this is the issue here.  Try switching on NVDA keyboard help mode using NVDA+1 (on the number row not the keypad).  The keypresses will then be announced not actioned,so you can check if you are pressing what you think you are pressing as for example NVDA will say “Home” when you press the Home key.  If “Home” is not announced then you may have to use the FN key as a modifier together with the home key to make the home key function properly.  Press NVDA+1 again to return to normal keyboard entry mode. 

 

Many manufacturers set up their machines so that media keys are the default and you have to use the FN modifier to use, for example, function keys.  There is likely to be a BIOS setting that you can set to reverse this behaviour I.e. the keyboard will then behave as you are used to and you have to use the FN modifier for media key functions.  Note: you will require sighted assistance to access the BIOS.  

 

Cheers

Chris

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: 29 December 2020 22:03
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] problems using NVDA with my new laptop

 

I received a new laptop and my daughter thought she had exported

everything properly but a lot of the NVDA commands are not working such

as going to the top of a list of emails, going to the top of a file etc.

I am using Windows 10 and the NVDA is set to desktop layout.

 

 

I would definitely appreciate if someone could help me figure out what

is going on.

 

 

It is an Asus laptop.

 

 

Thanks.

 

 

--

Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876

 

 

 

 

 

--
Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876


Re: problems using NVDA with my new laptop

Chris Mullins
 

Hi Betsy

The home key is used to move to the top of a list and this is a Windows key command rather than a NVDA command.  One of the responses mentioned the FN key which laptops use as a modifier key to enable the addition  of media keys and I suspect this is the issue here.  Try switching on NVDA keyboard help mode using NVDA+1 (on the number row not the keypad).  The keypresses will then be announced not actioned,so you can check if you are pressing what you think you are pressing as for example NVDA will say “Home” when you press the Home key.  If “Home” is not announced then you may have to use the FN key as a modifier together with the home key to make the home key function properly.  Press NVDA+1 again to return to normal keyboard entry mode. 

 

Many manufacturers set up their machines so that media keys are the default and you have to use the FN modifier to use, for example, function keys.  There is likely to be a BIOS setting that you can set to reverse this behaviour I.e. the keyboard will then behave as you are used to and you have to use the FN modifier for media key functions.  Note: you will require sighted assistance to access the BIOS.  

 

Cheers

Chris

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: 29 December 2020 22:03
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] problems using NVDA with my new laptop

 

I received a new laptop and my daughter thought she had exported

everything properly but a lot of the NVDA commands are not working such

as going to the top of a list of emails, going to the top of a file etc.

I am using Windows 10 and the NVDA is set to desktop layout.

 

 

I would definitely appreciate if someone could help me figure out what

is going on.

 

 

It is an Asus laptop.

 

 

Thanks.

 

 

--

Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876

 

 

 

 

 


Re: problems using NVDA with my new laptop

Betsy Grenevitch
 

Sorry, I should have proofed before sending. I meant to say Hareth.


Also, Hareth I wanted to let you know that the command referring to using control plus F9 and or F10 worked when I pushed the F-end key with that combination. You have made my day.


I am not technologically inclined enough to download the ad-on mentioned if I have to configure something so will use your method for now since it works. Thank you so much again, Hareth.

On 12/30/2020 8:16 AM, Betsy Grenevitch via groups.io wrote:
Thank you, Mareth. I will write this down and try it later today.


I hope you are doing well.


On 12/30/2020 1:20 AM, Hareth wrote:
Hi Betsy,
Try using the "home" and "end" buttons for top and bottom of lists.
And ctrl plus home hotkey for the top of a message and opened text
file and ctrl plus end hotkey for the bottom of it, that works for
some type of lists as well if the 1st one didn't work.
As for the laptops Numlock key mostly
you can do it with pressing the "FN" key combined with another mostly
in the numbers row, and re do it to unlock its a toggle.
The best and easy way to find it is to invoke the NVDA's key helper
mode with hitting the NVDA plus number 1 to turn it on, and test your
keys, press the same hotkey to get out of it.
Happy new year to you and your family.

On 12/29/20, Betsy Grenevitch <blindangel61@gmail.com> wrote:
I received a new laptop and my daughter thought she had exported
everything properly but a lot of the NVDA commands are not working such
as going to the top of a list of emails, going to the top of a file etc.
I am using Windows 10 and the NVDA is set to desktop layout.


I would definitely appreciate if someone could help me figure out what
is going on.


It is an Asus laptop.


Thanks.


--
Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876







--
Betsy Grenevitch 678-862-3876


Re: problems using NVDA with my new laptop

Betsy Grenevitch
 

Thank you, Mareth. I will write this down and try it later today.


I hope you are doing well.

On 12/30/2020 1:20 AM, Hareth wrote:
Hi Betsy,
Try using the "home" and "end" buttons for top and bottom of lists.
And ctrl plus home hotkey for the top of a message and opened text
file and ctrl plus end hotkey for the bottom of it, that works for
some type of lists as well if the 1st one didn't work.
As for the laptops Numlock key mostly
you can do it with pressing the "FN" key combined with another mostly
in the numbers row, and re do it to unlock its a toggle.
The best and easy way to find it is to invoke the NVDA's key helper
mode with hitting the NVDA plus number 1 to turn it on, and test your
keys, press the same hotkey to get out of it.
Happy new year to you and your family.

On 12/29/20, Betsy Grenevitch <blindangel61@gmail.com> wrote:
I received a new laptop and my daughter thought she had exported
everything properly but a lot of the NVDA commands are not working such
as going to the top of a list of emails, going to the top of a file etc.
I am using Windows 10 and the NVDA is set to desktop layout.


I would definitely appreciate if someone could help me figure out what
is going on.


It is an Asus laptop.


Thanks.


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