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Re: Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

Kim Vaughn
 

Thank  you so very  much Joseph for your dedication. It is much appreciated.

All the best.     

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2021 11:45 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

 

Hi NVDA users,

Update: just submitted last NVDA pull request for now.

In order to spend more time on transitioning to graduate school, I'm retiring from NVDA code contributions, effective June 1, 2021. I'll still be around to coordinate preparing add-ons for NVDA 2021.1 stable release, and will provide leadership on add-ons community until then.

Thanks to everyone who sent encouragements, both on this thread and for the last nine years. I'm more satisfied to hear how NVDA has made a difference in a person's life, more than seeing people use what I have contributed: improved touchscreen support, Windows 10 support (search suggestions, emoji panel, clipboard history, supporting modern apps), playing sounds when suggestions appear, toggling NVDA start and exit sounds, and others I lost count. Through my add-ons, you have context-sensitive help on using controls, much better touchscreen usage experience, resource usage reporting, and the ability to keep up to date with add-ons. But these are nothing compared to contributing to getting NVDA to help you unlock your potential. I know that NVDA will make a huge difference in people's lives for years to come; the true power and market share of NVDA is not the download count but lives improved by it.

P.S. I will indeed post an update once Add-on Updater starts noticing new versions of my add-ons.

Farewell, NVDA Users community. long live NVDA, NV Access, NVDA community! Sincerely, Joseph

Joseph S. Lee Certified NVDA Expert, 2019 former Volunteer code contributor, translator, community add-ons reviewer, NonVisual Desktop Access screen reader project (June 2012 to May 2021)


Re: Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

 

God bless you and His infinite mercy, kindness, graces, and support i
pray for you sincerely!

On 6/1/21, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi NVDA users,

Update: just submitted last NVDA pull request for now.

In order to spend more time on transitioning to graduate school, I'm
retiring from NVDA code contributions, effective June 1, 2021. I'll still be
around to coordinate preparing add-ons for NVDA 2021.1 stable release, and
will provide leadership on add-ons community until then.

Thanks to everyone who sent encouragements, both on this thread and for the
last nine years. I'm more satisfied to hear how NVDA has made a difference
in a person's life, more than seeing people use what I have contributed:
improved touchscreen support, Windows 10 support (search suggestions, emoji
panel, clipboard history, supporting modern apps), playing sounds when
suggestions appear, toggling NVDA start and exit sounds, and others I lost
count. Through my add-ons, you have context-sensitive help on using
controls, much better touchscreen usage experience, resource usage
reporting, and the ability to keep up to date with add-ons. But these are
nothing compared to contributing to getting NVDA to help you unlock your
potential. I know that NVDA will make a huge difference in people's lives
for years to come; the true power and market share of NVDA is not the
download count but lives improved by it.

P.S. I will indeed post an update once Add-on Updater starts noticing new
versions of my add-ons.

Farewell, NVDA Users community. long live NVDA, NV Access, NVDA community!
Sincerely,
Joseph

Joseph S. Lee
Certified NVDA Expert, 2019
former Volunteer code contributor, translator, community add-ons reviewer,
NonVisual Desktop Access screen reader project (June 2012 to May 2021)





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Re: Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Joseph,


Thank you so much for all you've done to make NVDA better for us with new add-ons. Best of luck to you in your new endeavors.


Rosemarie



On 5/31/2021 9:44 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi NVDA users,

Update: just submitted last NVDA pull request for now.

In order to spend more time on transitioning to graduate school, I'm retiring from NVDA code contributions, effective June 1, 2021. I'll still be around to coordinate preparing add-ons for NVDA 2021.1 stable release, and will provide leadership on add-ons community until then.

Thanks to everyone who sent encouragements, both on this thread and for the last nine years. I'm more satisfied to hear how NVDA has made a difference in a person's life, more than seeing people use what I have contributed: improved touchscreen support, Windows 10 support (search suggestions, emoji panel, clipboard history, supporting modern apps), playing sounds when suggestions appear, toggling NVDA start and exit sounds, and others I lost count. Through my add-ons, you have context-sensitive help on using controls, much better touchscreen usage experience, resource usage reporting, and the ability to keep up to date with add-ons. But these are nothing compared to contributing to getting NVDA to help you unlock your potential. I know that NVDA will make a huge difference in people's lives for years to come; the true power and market share of NVDA is not the download count but lives improved by it.

P.S. I will indeed post an update once Add-on Updater starts noticing new versions of my add-ons.

Farewell, NVDA Users community. long live NVDA, NV Access, NVDA community! Sincerely, Joseph

Joseph S. Lee Certified NVDA Expert, 2019 former Volunteer code contributor, translator, community add-ons reviewer, NonVisual Desktop Access screen reader project (June 2012 to May 2021)


Re: Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

Hareth <hareth4m@...>
 

Good luck Joseph,
Your contributions for NVDA made a big difference and it always be remembered
All the best to you in the new career journey.

On 6/1/21, Joseph Lee <joseph.lee22590@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi NVDA users,

Update: just submitted last NVDA pull request for now.

In order to spend more time on transitioning to graduate school, I'm
retiring from NVDA code contributions, effective June 1, 2021. I'll still be
around to coordinate preparing add-ons for NVDA 2021.1 stable release, and
will provide leadership on add-ons community until then.

Thanks to everyone who sent encouragements, both on this thread and for the
last nine years. I'm more satisfied to hear how NVDA has made a difference
in a person's life, more than seeing people use what I have contributed:
improved touchscreen support, Windows 10 support (search suggestions, emoji
panel, clipboard history, supporting modern apps), playing sounds when
suggestions appear, toggling NVDA start and exit sounds, and others I lost
count. Through my add-ons, you have context-sensitive help on using
controls, much better touchscreen usage experience, resource usage
reporting, and the ability to keep up to date with add-ons. But these are
nothing compared to contributing to getting NVDA to help you unlock your
potential. I know that NVDA will make a huge difference in people's lives
for years to come; the true power and market share of NVDA is not the
download count but lives improved by it.

P.S. I will indeed post an update once Add-on Updater starts noticing new
versions of my add-ons.

Farewell, NVDA Users community. long live NVDA, NV Access, NVDA community!
Sincerely,
Joseph

Joseph S. Lee
Certified NVDA Expert, 2019
former Volunteer code contributor, translator, community add-ons reviewer,
NonVisual Desktop Access screen reader project (June 2012 to May 2021)






Re: Farewell, NVDA community: retiring from NVDA contributions, effective September 1, 2021

 
Edited

Hi NVDA users,

Update: just submitted last NVDA pull request for now.

In order to spend more time on transitioning to graduate school, I'm retiring from NVDA code contributions, effective June 1, 2021. I'll still be around to coordinate preparing add-ons for NVDA 2021.1 stable release, and will provide leadership on add-ons community until then.

Thanks to everyone who sent encouragements, both on this thread and for the last nine years. I'm more satisfied to hear how NVDA has made a difference in a person's life, more than seeing people use what I have contributed: improved touchscreen support, Windows 10 support (search suggestions, emoji panel, clipboard history, supporting modern apps), playing sounds when suggestions appear, toggling NVDA start and exit sounds, and others I lost count. Through my add-ons, you have context-sensitive help on using controls, much better touchscreen usage experience, resource usage reporting, and the ability to keep up to date with add-ons. But these are nothing compared to contributing to getting NVDA to help you unlock your potential. I know that NVDA will make a huge difference in people's lives for years to come; the true power and market share of NVDA is not the download count but lives improved by it.

P.S. I will indeed post an update once Add-on Updater starts noticing new versions of my add-ons.

Farewell, NVDA Users community. long live NVDA, NV Access, NVDA community!

Sincerely,

Joseph

Joseph S. Lee

Certified NVDA Expert, 2019

former Volunteer code contributor, translator, community add-ons reviewer, NonVisual Desktop Access screen reader project (June 2012 to May 2021)


Re: [nvda-addons] New version of addonsHelp add-on #addonrelease

Gaylen Kapperman
 

Cheryl, yes, we are looking forward to it...she has met some of them, but probably not all. There are so many! <>
Gaylen

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rui Fontes via groups.io
Sent: Monday, May 31, 2021 7:28 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io; nvda-translations@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] [nvda-addons] New version of addonsHelp add-on #AddonRelease

Hello!

I have just released the new version of the addonsHelp add-on at:
https://github.com/ruifontes/addonsHelp/releases/tag/21.05

Best regards,

Rui Fontes


[nvda-addons] New version of addonsHelp add-on #addonrelease

Rui Fontes
 

Hello!

I have just released the new version of the addonsHelp add-on at:
https://github.com/ruifontes/addonsHelp/releases/tag/21.05

Best regards,

Rui Fontes


trying to activate a pulldown menu on an obscure program

Joseph Norton
 

Hi listers:

 

I use a program for DOS emulation to run some older software called “DOSBox-X” (not to be confused with DOSBOX).  It has pull down menus at the top of the window, which are, themselves, accessible.  NVDA will read them ok.  I can even find them using Screen Review mode.  However, when I try to use NVDA plus numpad enter to click on one of them, I usually get thrown to the desktop.  I also have tried NVDA plus numpad slash, to move the mouse pointer to the current navigator object, but, it still throws me to the desktop.

 

If anyone wants to look at this, you can download a build from this link.  Note you have to install some other components to get it to work.  Once it launches, you can press CTRL plus f9 to close the emulator.

 

https://github.com/joncampbell123/dosbox-x/releases/download/dosbox-x-v0.83.13/dosbox-x-windows-0.83.13-setup.exe

 

Thanks for any suggestions.


[nvda-addons] New version of wordCount add-on #addonrelease

Rui Fontes
 




-------- Mensagem reencaminhada --------
Assunto: [nvda-addons] New version of wordCount add-on #AddonRelease
Data: Mon, 31 May 2021 23:31:46 +0100
De: Rui Fontes via groups.io <rui.fontes@...>
Responder-Para: nvda-addons@nvda-addons.groups.io
Para: nvda-addons@nvda-addons.groups.io


Hello!


I have just released the new version of the wordCount add-on at:

https://github.com/ruifontes/wordCount/releases/tag/21.05


Should I do anything more?


Best regards,


Rui Fontes








Version, Version, Version - I'm Begging You!! #adminnotice

 

Ladies & Gentlemen,

Not that it isn't always important to include version information in your queries, because it is, but it's even more critical than usual right now.

Please, I beg you, at the bare minimum include the NVDA version you're asking about.  With the 2021.1 transition period upon us it's more important than ever to identify whether the issue is occurring when you're using alpha, beta, or release candidates for that release or the production release 2020.4.  For folks using 2021.1, I'm always going to assume the most recently available build unless explicitly told otherwise.

Just the 11 characters, either NVDA 2020.4, or NVDA 2021.1 at the outset of a query would be most helpful. You can even drop the NVDA part if you wish, as all of us here know that 2021.1 and 2020.4 refer to NVDA itself.
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Re: Option to copy portable configuration missing when installing, can anyone help?

Mobeen Iqbal
 

Hi.

That's great, Many thanks for letting me know.

Very best wishes,

Mo.

On 31/05/2021 13:10, zahra wrote:
hello.
as i read what's new of nvda 2021.1, this issue is resolved in this version.

On 5/31/21, Mobeen Iqbal <mobeeniqbal@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello Everyone.

Ever since I upgraded my portable copy of NVDA on my pen drive to
2020.4, the option to copy portable configuration is missing when I
install it on subsequent machines. Is this a bug? Or by design? Is there
any way I can copy the portable configuration on the first attempt? If I
first install NVDA then run the portable copy again, the option to copy
the portable configuration becomes available when I click install.

Very best wishes,

Mo.








Re: Option to copy portable configuration missing when installing, can anyone help?

 

hello.
as i read what's new of nvda 2021.1, this issue is resolved in this version.

On 5/31/21, Mobeen Iqbal <mobeeniqbal@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello Everyone.

Ever since I upgraded my portable copy of NVDA on my pen drive to
2020.4, the option to copy portable configuration is missing when I
install it on subsequent machines. Is this a bug? Or by design? Is there
any way I can copy the portable configuration on the first attempt? If I
first install NVDA then run the portable copy again, the option to copy
the portable configuration becomes available when I click install.

Very best wishes,

Mo.







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were I given all the seven heavens
with all they contain
in order that
I may disobey God
by depriving an ant
from the husk of a grain of barley,
I would not do it.
imam ali


Option to copy portable configuration missing when installing, can anyone help?

Mobeen Iqbal
 

Hello Everyone.

Ever since I upgraded my portable copy of NVDA on my pen drive to 2020.4, the option to copy portable configuration is missing when I install it on subsequent machines. Is this a bug? Or by design? Is there any way I can copy the portable configuration on the first attempt? If I first install NVDA then run the portable copy again, the option to copy the portable configuration becomes available when I click install.

Very best wishes,

Mo.


Re: Missing Addon

Rui Fontes
 

Hi Andrea!


I suppose it is Enhanced Phonetic Reading. Here is a version compatible with new Alphas and Beta version of 2021.1, adapted by me:

https://www.dropbox.com/s/q75mnyttr34zjpm/EnhancedPhoneticReading_0.5a2_Gen.nvda-addon?dl=1


Rui Fontes

NVDA portuguese team


Às 06:21 de 31/05/2021, Andrea Sherry escreveu:

The Addon I am missing is one which causes the pronunciation of letters in the phonetic sound when moving the cursor i.e. a alpha, b bravo etc.

Can't seem to locate this on the community addons site.

Andrea





Missing Addon

Andrea Sherry
 

The Addon I am missing is one which causes the pronunciation of letters in the phonetic sound when moving the cursor i.e. a alpha, b bravo etc.

Can't seem to locate this on the community addons site.

Andrea


Re: in NVDA how to use different voices for keyboard, reading and menues like in JAWS

 

And for those who feel as Sarah does, and after an NVDA GitHub Issue Link has been provided (Issue 4433), please take the time to comment on that issue.  The value in that is it can help to serve in priority setting in addressing issues.

If what's already in the issue conversation doesn't cover exactly what it is you're looking for, then be sure to describe exactly what it is you'd like in your comment.

This one's been out there and open since 2014 and never got much attention other than for a short period after being opened.
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I do not understand why some seek to separate a person from their actions.  The self is composed of an individual’s thoughts, actions, and expression, which are contained in and actuated by the body.  What you do and say is the clearest indicator of who you are.

      ~ Brian Vogel

 


Re: NVDA SHUTDOWN PROBLEM BUG

Chris
 

Nope , exit doesnt work either from the nvda menu

Fortunately nVDA + Q does

 

 

From: tim
Sent: 30 May 2021 16:31
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA SHUTDOWN PROBLEM BUG

 

Need more confirmation of this bug.

 

using latest beta  and tried to shut NVDA 2021.1BETA1 down by menu command.

 

It gave a error and restarted sounds. I actually had to shut it down by

task manager.

 

Did a restart and got same action. You can't turn NVDA off.

 

So see what you get and if same will do bug report.

 

 

 

 

 

 


NVDA SHUTDOWN PROBLEM BUG

tim
 

Need more confirmation of this bug.

using latest beta  and tried to shut NVDA 2021.1BETA1 down by menu command.

It gave a error and restarted sounds. I actually had to shut it down by task manager.

Did a restart and got same action. You can't turn NVDA off.

So see what you get and if same will do bug report.


Re: in NVDA how to use different voices for keyboard, reading and menues like in JAWS

Andre Fisher
 

Yes.

https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/4433


Re: in NVDA how to use different voices for keyboard, reading and menues like in JAWS

Sarah k Alawami
 

Is there an issue for this on github? I'm not on there at the moment. I do like the idea, and if you do to, why not submit the issue and see where it goes.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of zahra
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2021 9:35 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] in NVDA how to use different voices for keyboard, reading and menues like in JAWS

hi.
its not possible in nvda until current versions at least.
i dont know whether any addon is available or not.

On 5/29/21, ganesh reddy <ganigk8@gmail.com> wrote:
Hai all!
I Am Ganesh from Hyderabad, India.
in JAWS
we can set different voices for reading, menues, dialogue boxes and
keyboard.
Can we achieve the same functionality in NVDA

Like, my text has to read: Reed,
keyboard has to read: Shelly
and dialogue box has to read bobby.
or
is there any Add-ON or any method to get the same functionality
through NVDA?

i am using windows-10 PRO 64 BIT with NVDA 20.4
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with regards Ganesh reddy:

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