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Re: how to switch speech language

Ali Colak
 

If you commonly switch between two languages and want to this on the
fly instead of going through the voices dialogue, then Fawaz Abdul
rahman's suggestion is the best option.
1: press nvda+control+p to go to the configurations profiles menu.
2: Tab until you get the new button.
3: Name it whatever you wish, ideally a discriptive name.
4: Press tab to check the manual activation radio button.
5: Press OK.
6: Close the menue.
7: Switch to whatever language you want in the profile through
control+nvda+v, then save that configuration with control+nvda+c.
8: Go the nvda preferences menu, then input gestures.
9: Down arrow until you see Configuration profiles and right arrow to expand.
10: Down arrow until you hear the name of the profile you created,
than tab until you hear add and press enter or the space bar.
11: Press the key combination you want to associate with that profile,
ideal a combination that isn't already associated with something.
12: A context menue will appear asking you which keyboard leyout you
want the combination associated with, select whichever you wish, --I
advise all keyboard layouts-- then press enter.
13: tab until you hear OK and press enter.
14: Press the key combination to activate and deactivate the profile,
which will switch you the language you associated with the account and
back.

On 8/4/21, Jujube <ellaxyu@...> wrote:
I believe the command to access the voice dialog is control nvda V.
Press control nvda g to change interface language.

On 8/4/21, Sauro Cesaretti <saurocesaretti1983@...> wrote:
Hello everyone,
I'm Sauro Cesaretti from italy.
I'd like to kindly ask if there is a shortcut to switch quickly the
language speech.
In particular, I need to switch form Italin to english voice with
windows core voices, is it possible to do it with a shortcut?
Thanks in advance
Best regards,Sauro Cesaretti










locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Nimer Jaber
 

Right, and the question has now been answered, so topic is locked. Thanks everyone.


On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 10:31 PM Shaun Everiss <sm.everiss@...> wrote:

Well having both both are fine.

Amd do get regular non whql drivers so you do get the latest so there is more chance for your version being compatible with the latest version of windows however at the same time you can bump into a version not compatible and causing issues but probably good if you are an insider maybe its certainly faster.

Not that intels are bad or anything.

After spectre amd seemed to be the more secure but at least right now its hard to get a nonbranded unlocked amd system and mostly its intel in local stores anyway.

On the other side, unless you use an old a class generation or gen1 ryzen microsoft is more leniant towards amd as an upgrade path.

My at least 4 or now 5 year old amd 2nd ryzen will make the upgrade path while all intel units below 8th gen will not so an amd system does have the advantage.

Also while intel has tpm amd at least mine has in conjunction to tpm their own security module called sp10 and also has an actual processer devoted to security so there's that.




On 5/08/2021 2:51 pm, Gene wrote:
I just checked.  this is about an eleven year old Windows 7 laptop in what was then a moderate price range, about $500.  The processor is a 2.51GHZ unit.  The minimum requirement for JAWS is a 1.5GHZ processor.  . 
 
Gene
From: Gene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 
I hope techs comment on this, agreeing or not.  Screen-readers aren’t resource hogs and they don’t require fast processors.  My understanding is that if a computer runs well in general, it will run well with a screen-reader.
 
However, the newer synthesizers that require more resources and aren’t as responsive as the older ones may require discussion.  My impression is that people generally use the newer less responsive synthesizers for listening to documents and they use older responsive synthesizers such as Eloquence for work.
 
Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Arlene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 

Hi, I am not sure if I’m a good help. I know with Jaws you need a faster processor I  could be lying. Not sure about NVDA. I know Jaws is a resource hog. I’m not sure anymore.  It depends on what you are going to do with your computer.  If you are going to do radio shows using a computer. Yu do need a fast processor.  If you are going to play games or record shows then you may need a faster computer. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 5:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how

well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with

a AMD CPU?

 

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

 

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 



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locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Well having both both are fine.

Amd do get regular non whql drivers so you do get the latest so there is more chance for your version being compatible with the latest version of windows however at the same time you can bump into a version not compatible and causing issues but probably good if you are an insider maybe its certainly faster.

Not that intels are bad or anything.

After spectre amd seemed to be the more secure but at least right now its hard to get a nonbranded unlocked amd system and mostly its intel in local stores anyway.

On the other side, unless you use an old a class generation or gen1 ryzen microsoft is more leniant towards amd as an upgrade path.

My at least 4 or now 5 year old amd 2nd ryzen will make the upgrade path while all intel units below 8th gen will not so an amd system does have the advantage.

Also while intel has tpm amd at least mine has in conjunction to tpm their own security module called sp10 and also has an actual processer devoted to security so there's that.




On 5/08/2021 2:51 pm, Gene wrote:
I just checked.  this is about an eleven year old Windows 7 laptop in what was then a moderate price range, about $500.  The processor is a 2.51GHZ unit.  The minimum requirement for JAWS is a 1.5GHZ processor.  . 
 
Gene
From: Gene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 
I hope techs comment on this, agreeing or not.  Screen-readers aren’t resource hogs and they don’t require fast processors.  My understanding is that if a computer runs well in general, it will run well with a screen-reader.
 
However, the newer synthesizers that require more resources and aren’t as responsive as the older ones may require discussion.  My impression is that people generally use the newer less responsive synthesizers for listening to documents and they use older responsive synthesizers such as Eloquence for work.
 
Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Arlene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 

Hi, I am not sure if I’m a good help. I know with Jaws you need a faster processor I  could be lying. Not sure about NVDA. I know Jaws is a resource hog. I’m not sure anymore.  It depends on what you are going to do with your computer.  If you are going to do radio shows using a computer. Yu do need a fast processor.  If you are going to play games or record shows then you may need a faster computer. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 5:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how

well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with

a AMD CPU?

 

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

 

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Monte Single
 

Hi Pranav

 

The first p c I purchased almost 25 years ago  had an a m d processor.

Currently, I am using a 5 year old h p desktop with a 6th gen I core 5 processor.

 

I can never afford the latest, and greatest, but currently,  from what I hear from various sources,  the a m d Rizon processors   are a better choice in terms of performance and price.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 9:53 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

Many thanks for confirming. I am still shopping around so lets see what is available here and what I can get. Good  to know I have options.

 

Pranav


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Vaibhav Saraf
 

Hi Pranav,

I have two machines, one with Intel and one with AMD. NVDA works smoothly on both.

Thanks,
Vaibhav



On Thu, 5 Aug 2021 at 09:23, Pranav Lal <pranav@...> wrote:

Hi all,

 

Many thanks for confirming. I am still shopping around so lets see what is available here and what I can get. Good  to know I have options.

 

Pranav


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Pranav Lal
 

Hi all,

 

Many thanks for confirming. I am still shopping around so lets see what is available here and what I can get. Good  to know I have options.

 

Pranav


Re: How should I read the parameter information of each method in Visual Studio?

Rowen Cary
 

I suspect this is a bug of NVDA, I may need to create an issue.


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Gene
 

I just checked.  this is about an eleven year old Windows 7 laptop in what was then a moderate price range, about $500.  The processor is a 2.51GHZ unit.  The minimum requirement for JAWS is a 1.5GHZ processor.  . 
 
Gene

From: Gene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:40 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 
I hope techs comment on this, agreeing or not.  Screen-readers aren’t resource hogs and they don’t require fast processors.  My understanding is that if a computer runs well in general, it will run well with a screen-reader.
 
However, the newer synthesizers that require more resources and aren’t as responsive as the older ones may require discussion.  My impression is that people generally use the newer less responsive synthesizers for listening to documents and they use older responsive synthesizers such as Eloquence for work.
 
Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Arlene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 

Hi, I am not sure if I’m a good help. I know with Jaws you need a faster processor I  could be lying. Not sure about NVDA. I know Jaws is a resource hog. I’m not sure anymore.  It depends on what you are going to do with your computer.  If you are going to do radio shows using a computer. Yu do need a fast processor.  If you are going to play games or record shows then you may need a faster computer. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 5:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how

well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with

a AMD CPU?

 

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

 

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Gene
 

I hope techs comment on this, agreeing or not.  Screen-readers aren’t resource hogs and they don’t require fast processors.  My understanding is that if a computer runs well in general, it will run well with a screen-reader.
 
However, the newer synthesizers that require more resources and aren’t as responsive as the older ones may require discussion.  My impression is that people generally use the newer less responsive synthesizers for listening to documents and they use older responsive synthesizers such as Eloquence for work.
 
Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Arlene
Sent: Wednesday, August 04, 2021 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA
 

Hi, I am not sure if I’m a good help. I know with Jaws you need a faster processor I  could be lying. Not sure about NVDA. I know Jaws is a resource hog. I’m not sure anymore.  It depends on what you are going to do with your computer.  If you are going to do radio shows using a computer. Yu do need a fast processor.  If you are going to play games or record shows then you may need a faster computer. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 5:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how

well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with

a AMD CPU?

 

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

 

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Arlene
 

Hi, I am not sure if I’m a good help. I know with Jaws you need a faster processor I  could be lying. Not sure about NVDA. I know Jaws is a resource hog. I’m not sure anymore.  It depends on what you are going to do with your computer.  If you are going to do radio shows using a computer. Yu do need a fast processor.  If you are going to play games or record shows then you may need a faster computer. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 5:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

Hi all,

 

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how

well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with

a AMD CPU?

 

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

 

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

 

And I'll be a third.  I've never noticed any difference in how either NVDA or JAWS runs on Intel versus AMD processors.
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Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

         ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

 


locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Tyler Wood
 

Hi,
Not in the slightest.
Go with whatever you fancy and you'll be happy, at this point. I own a 1st generation Ryzen (1800x) and various Intel processors. I see no difference at all both in response time and more importantly to me, browsing windows explorer, which used to be a huge problem with NVDA.
hope that helps and best of luck with your decision.

On Wed, Aug 4, 2021 at 7:02 PM Pranav Lal <pranav@...> wrote:
Hi all,

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands  make a difference to how
well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with
a AMD CPU?

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

Pranav







locked Re: Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

JM Casey
 

I have run screen-readers on both Intel and AMDs (I have an AMD right now)
and not n noticed any difference in behaviour or performnace. I feel like it
would be quite strange if there was a difference, but maybe someone with
more nowledge of Cpu hardware can clarify how this might in fact be a thing.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pranav Lal
Sent: August 4, 2021 08:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Hi all,

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands make a difference to how
well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with
a AMD CPU?

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

Pranav


locked Intel or AMD: does the processor make a difference to NVDA

Pranav Lal
 

Hi all,

I am planning to upgrade my desktop. Do CPU brands make a difference to how
well a screen reader runs? Will NVDA work as well with an intel CPU as with
a AMD CPU?

I suspect it does not but prefer checking.

Pranav


Re: Vocalizer Compact Voices for NVDA

Rui Fontes
 

Vocalizer for NVDA from Tiflotecnia allows the use of compact voices...


Rui Fontes

Tiflotecnia, Lda.


Às 18:10 de 04/08/2021, Daniel McGee escreveu:

Hello everyone


Are there any versions of the vocalizer voices that support, the compact variant which can be used with NVDA?


Using latest versions of NVDA and Windows 10.


Thank you


Daniel





Re: Problem with NVDA Verbosity using MS Outlook

Luke
 

Hello, I’m a little late here, but if you want a keyboard shortcut to make Outlook work faster and not deal with all that nonsense, this is what I do.,  Press NVDA+ n to bring up NVDA menu, hit right arrow on preferences and arrow down to input gestures, arrow down to document formatting or press D for first letter navigation, then arrow right to expand, then arrow down to until you hear toggles on the reporting of tables and arrow right to expand. Then  Make your input gesture for the keyboard shortcut. So next time you are in Outlook and are in a message and NVDA is giving all that verbosity and slowing things down, press the keyboard combination you made as a input gesture. If you want reporting of tables back on, press the keyboard combination again. Good luck! By the way I am using Outlook 365.   

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rena
Sent: July 28, 2021 1:43 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Problem with NVDA Verbosity using MS Outlook

 

Hello,

 

I’m new here, and I have a problem and a question, please.


When I open any message in MS Outlook, mixed with the text I hear table, out of table, link, out of link, line, row, graphic, and so on. I find difficult to read messages with all this description.


What can I do to hear only the text of a message? Thanks for any help,

 

Rena

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Re: Does the colour or font size of text in an image matter when performingOCR

 

Short answer, contrast between lettering and background is the most important factor unless you have really small print.   Color, not so much.
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Nothing in all the world is more dangerous than sincere ignorance and conscientious stupidity.

         ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

 


Re: audio themes add-on? any plans?

Kevin Cussick
 

Hi, OK as requested off list please. kevin.cussick@... will do it.

On 03/08/2021 23:53, Curtis Delzer wrote:
most certainly!!
On 8/3/2021 2:19 PM, Kevin Cussick via groups.io wrote:
Hi,   well do you want it?

On 01/08/2021 05:23, Curtis Delzer wrote:
wow, wouldn't I be able to use that working version . . .

I truly depend on the functionality of that app to tell where items are on the screen, let alone what kind of items they are.

On 7/31/2021 1:57 PM, Kevin Cussick via groups.io wrote:
Hi,   I do not know the answer but do have a working version.

On 31/07/2021 21:13, Curtis Delzer wrote:
Does anyone know if this add-on will be updated? SURE MISS IT in the latest NVDA, truly a wonderful addition to the computing experience!





Re: Open a link in ui.browseableMessage()?

Rui Fontes
 

Hello!


Using some of my add-ons code:


    _NRIniFile = os.path.join(globalVars.appArgs.configPath, "NVDARecord.html")

    message = u"<h1>{title}</h1><br>".format(title=_("List of commands for running add-ons"))
    for addon in sorted(addonDic, key = lambda item: item.lower()):
        message += u"<h2>{addonSum}</h2>\n<table>\n<tr><th>".format(addonSum=addon)
        #. Translators: The title of the column containing the documentation of each of the scripts.
        message += _("Documentation")
        message += "</th><th>"
        #. Translators: The title of the column containing the command of each of the scripts.
        message += _("Gesture")
        message += "</th></tr>\n" script = addonDic[addon])
        for gesture in sorted(script):
            message += u"<tr><td>{doc}</td><td>{gesture}</td></tr>\n".format (doc = script[gesture], gesture=gesture)

    with open(_NRIniFile, "w", encoding = "utf-8") as file:

        file.write(message)

    # Opens the help of our addon on default browser.
    webbrowser.open(item.getDocFilePath())

I didn't check rigorously the identation...

And I didn't check the result, but theorically, it should result...


Rui Fontes


Às 18:20 de 04/08/2021, anthony borg escreveu:

Hi rui

How to create a html file in a brouser please?
Thanks in advance

Anthony

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rui Fontes
Sent: 04 August 2021 13:58
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Open a link in ui.browseableMessage()?

Hello!


As far as I know, with ui.browseableMessage the links are always directed to Internet Explorer...

Only way I see to avoid that is creating, a html file using "with open"
and then:

# Opens our html file on default browser.
webbrowser.open(item.getDocFilePath())


Rui Fontes



Instead

Às 01:33 de 04/08/2021, 高生旺 escreveu:
Hello

If I open a link in ui.browseableMessage() then it always start
Internet Explorer. May I change it?

Appreciate your answers.

Coscell












Re: Does the colour or font size of text in an image matter when performingOCR

Vaibhav Saraf
 

Hi,

Well this is something I have observed personally.

Often on images when I perform OCR, it would ignore some text which it would catch when I zoom into the picture and then perform OCR.

And if I am not wrong color contrast too has a role to some extent, experts may have a better view.

Thanks,
Vaibhav



On Wed, 4 Aug 2021 at 22:24, Khalid Anwar <anwarkhalid850@...> wrote:
hello,
I’m not sure if this is the right place to ask this question but I hope someone can provide a response.
when performing the NVDA plus r command and utilising object recognition, does the font size or colour of the text matter when it comes to legibility, what I mean is that if I change the colour of the font or the size, would I get a better result when using this method.
 
 
 

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