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Re: Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA

tim
 

That is because some think that work arounds are solutions to problems. So the real problem never gets fixed and when asked why not? Answer you got a work around that works.

On 10/24/2021 5:19 AM, Bhavya shah wrote:
Dear all,

* It seems like some other users share my experience of the Bluetooth
Audio add-on being ineffectual. Is the add-ons community aware of this
issue?
* I did find White Noise on nvda-addons.org. Is this a generally
reliable add-on repository, and in particular, is this add-on known to
be safe? I have not heard of it before so am hoping to make sure.
* I had to look around a little bit, but for reference, the Silenzio
program seems to be available from
http://www.stefankiss.sk/programy/silenzio/Silenzio_1.0_setup.exe. I
have not downloaded it myself so cannout personally vouch for it yet.
* I skimmed through the GitHub tracker, and based on a perfunctory
scan of #5172, #10829, and #11024, it seems like this is regarded as a
solved problem, which I don't think is my experience and that of some
other participants in this thread.

Thanks.

On 10/22/21, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:
Try Silenzio. I don’t know how the plugin works you tried. Silenzio sends
inaudible sound through the system to keep the audio from going to sleep.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Luke Robinett
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2021 3:45 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and
NVDA

Yes. I continue to have that same problem with my AirPods despite installing
the NVDA Bluetooth plug-in. It seems to have had no effect whatsoever. I’ve
given up on this set up and just use a pair of wired headphones now. It’s
unfortunate that such a simple thing can’t be made reliable but it is what
it is, I guess.

On Oct 22, 2021, at 10:41 AM, Bhavya shah <bhavya.shah125@gmail.com>
wrote:

Dear all,

I am currently using NVDA 2021.2 with the Bluetooth Audio add-on
installed and enabled on a Windows 10 machine. With it, I am using a
pair of Bluetooth headphones with my laptop, both of which are
Bluetooth 5.0 compatible. Still, from time to time, especially when I
am reading short stringgs like an alphabet or a monosyllable, the
initial bit of the speech is cut off. Are there any ways to minimize
the cutoff or fix it entirely? Please let me know.

Best Regards,
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/












Re: NVDA Responsiveness in Versions of Microsoft Office

Bhavya shah
 

Dear all,

My general concern of unresponsiveness in Word has been addressed for
the most part in recent development builds of NVDA. In particular, I
have had an imperfect but relatively smooth experience in using the
latest Alpha snapshot of NVDA in Word for Microsoft 365. I am
genuinely excited for the next couple stable releases of NVDA that
will package these improvements.

Thanks.

On 10/22/21, Bhavya shah via groups.io
<bhavya.shah125=gmail.com@groups.io> wrote:
Dear Quentin,

Thanks for your helpful response. I will review the articles you
linked and try to follow their troubleshooting suggestions. In the
meantime, I do want to make sure, as you advised, that all my Word UIA
bugs are reported on GitHub. Currently, I am using the search phrase
"is:issue is:open label:component/UIA-ms-office" which is showing up
only 3 open tickets. Is there another broader or narrower component
for Word UIA? In case there are tickets you are aware of that should
be but are not tagged appropriately, could you add the relevant
components to them?

Thanks.

On 9/28/21, Jujube <ellaxyu@gmail.com> wrote:
Thanks Quentin for the reminder. I'll admit I'm very new to github, so I
definitely have not checked closely. I'll check again.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 1:58 AM Quentin Christensen
<quentin@nvaccess.org>
wrote:

Have you checked whether these are all reported on
https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues

Using UIA will become the default in time, so it's important that those
testing things like this, ensure they are reported.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Sep 28, 2021 at 4:20 PM Jujube <ellaxyu@gmail.com> wrote:

I have a feeling that UIA support is still kind of janky at best and is
still under development, and yes, typing is much snappier in word with
UIA
turned on, and this computer has rather limited system resources btw. I
know this isn't quite on topic, but I'll also mention a few things I
noticed in Excel with UIA support turned on, and btw I have both office
16/365 (or something like that) which I got from my college for viewing
narrated powerpoints and office 2007 (I know, I know, it's so old but
that's what my family has). I found the following, particularly with
the
newer office version (and sorry I know this is Excel):
- Pressing NVDA+Space does not switch between browse an focus modes.
- Pressing NVDA control C and NVDA control R does not allow you to set
automatic row and column header reading.
- Commands to select an entire row (shift + down arrow) and commands to
select an entire column (control shift down arrow) don't work as
intended.
Instead, I get something like (selected 1 through 1) which isn't right.
And yes, none of these are a problem with UIA turned off.

And a few issues with excel and braille displays (and yes speech is
perfectly fine here):
- When I enter browse mode and navigate between cells, nothing on the
braille display changes but I hear all the contents read out to me in
speech. This is not at all an issue in focus mode (and yes I did report
this on NVDA issue tracker under the name mrsviolafangirl).
- When using the newer version of Excel (and yes this happens no matter
if UIA is enabled or not), when I type into a cell with a braille
display
connected, the contents of what I'm entering is not showing up on the
braille display (but it is spoken just fine in speech) and I have to
press
escape or enter to read what I typed on the braille display. This is a
non
issue in my old MS Excel 2007.
And yes, I'm well aware that the number of people who use braille
displays is quite limited so I totally understand if braille display
issues
are hard to reproduce.

Okay sorry for commenting on excel issues on this thread, but if
there's
some little quirks using NVDA with MS office that can use some fixes,
it's
worth mentioning lol.

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Best Regards,
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/






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Best Regards,
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/


Re: Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA

Bhavya shah
 

Dear all,

* It seems like some other users share my experience of the Bluetooth
Audio add-on being ineffectual. Is the add-ons community aware of this
issue?
* I did find White Noise on nvda-addons.org. Is this a generally
reliable add-on repository, and in particular, is this add-on known to
be safe? I have not heard of it before so am hoping to make sure.
* I had to look around a little bit, but for reference, the Silenzio
program seems to be available from
http://www.stefankiss.sk/programy/silenzio/Silenzio_1.0_setup.exe. I
have not downloaded it myself so cannout personally vouch for it yet.
* I skimmed through the GitHub tracker, and based on a perfunctory
scan of #5172, #10829, and #11024, it seems like this is regarded as a
solved problem, which I don't think is my experience and that of some
other participants in this thread.

Thanks.

On 10/22/21, Gene <gsasner@gmail.com> wrote:
Try Silenzio. I don’t know how the plugin works you tried. Silenzio sends
inaudible sound through the system to keep the audio from going to sleep.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Luke Robinett
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2021 3:45 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and
NVDA

Yes. I continue to have that same problem with my AirPods despite installing
the NVDA Bluetooth plug-in. It seems to have had no effect whatsoever. I’ve
given up on this set up and just use a pair of wired headphones now. It’s
unfortunate that such a simple thing can’t be made reliable but it is what
it is, I guess.

On Oct 22, 2021, at 10:41 AM, Bhavya shah <bhavya.shah125@gmail.com>
wrote:

Dear all,

I am currently using NVDA 2021.2 with the Bluetooth Audio add-on
installed and enabled on a Windows 10 machine. With it, I am using a
pair of Bluetooth headphones with my laptop, both of which are
Bluetooth 5.0 compatible. Still, from time to time, especially when I
am reading short stringgs like an alphabet or a monosyllable, the
initial bit of the speech is cut off. Are there any ways to minimize
the cutoff or fix it entirely? Please let me know.

Best Regards,
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/












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Best Regards,
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/


Re: Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

Natalie
 

Hello,

 

Try OmegaT:

 

https://omegat.org/

 

It’s an interesting open-source project and in my opinion very accessible with NVDA.

Below you’ll find a list of useful shortcuts:

 

https://omegat.sourceforge.io/manual-standard/en/appendix.shortcut.custom.html

 

Best,

 

Natalie

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ikrami
Sent: Sunday, October 24, 2021 5:30 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

 

you're correct Rui. These are apps used to assist translators and speed up their work and manage large translation projects, but it seems that many of them are inaccessible, such as trados and wordFast

 



On 24 Oct 2021, at 1:30 AM, Rui Fontes <rui.fontes@...> wrote:



That is CAD...

 

CAT, I suppose is Computer assisted translation, or something in that line...

The better I know, to translate NVDA, is PoEdit Pro...

 

Rui Fontes

 

 

 

Às 23:10 de 23/10/2021, tim escreveu:

The last time I used CAD was when I had sight, its a drawing program.

On 10/23/2021 4:50 PM, Ikrami wrote:

Hello

The subject says it all. Fellow translators, what is the most accessible CAT tool we can use with NVDA? Whether free or paid.

Thanks

 


Re: Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

Ikrami
 

you're correct Rui. These are apps used to assist translators and speed up their work and manage large translation projects, but it seems that many of them are inaccessible, such as trados and wordFast. 


On 24 Oct 2021, at 1:30 AM, Rui Fontes <rui.fontes@...> wrote:



That is CAD...


CAT, I suppose is Computer assisted translation, or something in that line...

The better I know, to translate NVDA, is PoEdit Pro...


Rui Fontes




Às 23:10 de 23/10/2021, tim escreveu:

The last time I used CAD was when I had sight, its a drawing program.

On 10/23/2021 4:50 PM, Ikrami wrote:

Hello

The subject says it all. Fellow translators, what is the most accessible CAT tool we can use with NVDA? Whether free or paid.

Thanks

 


Re: Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

Rui Fontes
 

That is CAD...


CAT, I suppose is Computer assisted translation, or something in that line...

The better I know, to translate NVDA, is PoEdit Pro...


Rui Fontes




Às 23:10 de 23/10/2021, tim escreveu:

The last time I used CAD was when I had sight, its a drawing program.

On 10/23/2021 4:50 PM, Ikrami wrote:

Hello

The subject says it all. Fellow translators, what is the most accessible CAT tool we can use with NVDA? Whether free or paid.

Thanks

 


Re: Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

tim
 

The last time I used CAD was when I had sight, its a drawing program.

On 10/23/2021 4:50 PM, Ikrami wrote:

Hello

The subject says it all. Fellow translators, what is the most accessible CAT tool we can use with NVDA? Whether free or paid.

Thanks

 


Accessible CAT tool with NVDA

Ikrami
 

Hello

The subject says it all. Fellow translators, what is the most accessible CAT tool we can use with NVDA? Whether free or paid.

Thanks

 


Re: Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

Janet Brandly
 

Thanks. I will give that a try.

 

Janet

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jujube
Sent: October 22, 2021 3:42 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Hi, Yes you should be able to interact with those objects. Depending on the situation sometimes just pressing enter will work. If not, you can try NVDA+enter (laptop layout) or NVDAA+numpad enter (desktop layout). You may also need to move the focus to the object. I kinda forget which is which but it's either NVDA+backspace or NVDA+shift+backspace.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 2:31 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

Thank you for this message. I will definitely check out that link. Can you interact with these objects? This software is not standard when it comes to controls which is part of the reason it took me ages to learn it, LOL.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jujube
Sent: October 22, 2021 2:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Hi Janet, I'm glad you've got something working for now. Based on your description I think it's unlikely JAWS scripts are being used. I am sure there's a way somewhere to check if JAWS scripts have been installed or not but I don't know where it is located in JAWS.

 

So as far as object navigation and NVDA is concerned, it's essentially the equivalent of the JAWS touch cursor or whatever Window eyes called it. The equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review/review cursor. I'm only familiar with laptop keyboard layout but I know many others can explain the desktop layout keystrokes.

 

So object nav is essentially moving between groups of object, so:

- to move to the next object, press NVDA shift right arrow

- to move to the previous object, press NVDA shift left arrow

- to move between groups of objects, press NVDA+shift+up/down arrow.

 

NVDA is in object review move by default. To cycle between review modes, press control+page up/page down.

There's also an exercise in this in process post that I suggest trying to help get a better understanding of object navigation. https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-20th-november-2020/

 It's under the heading "using object navigation in Windows 10 settings).

 

Object nav does take some getting used to if you used a different screen reader in the past, but once you grasp it, you can access a lot more information. Hope this helps.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 12:40 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello Quentin and all,

 

Yes, I have contacted the software developer about its inaccessibility. The sense I get is that since it is, at least to them, compatible with JAWS, that is sufficient. In fact, the software is only partially accessible with JAWS.

 

Fortunately, I was able to obtain an annual license for JAWS. The amount of income I will get from this job will never be enough to live on. As for whether or not JAWS is using scripts, I have no idea. I am only learning as much of it as I need to in order to do the work. It seems to be a huge and extremely complicated piece of software, 95% of which I will never use. If it weren’t for the license there is no way I could ever afford it.

 

Quinten, thank you for those links. I am not familiar with object navigation, etc. However, I would still like to find someone to take a look at this program to see whether or not it could be used with NVDA before diving into that information.

 

Thanks for all of your input. Any more comments or recommendations are greatly appreciated.

 

Janet

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: October 21, 2021 7:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Have you talked to the company (or developers) about the accessibility of the package?  As others have asked, do you know if it uses Jaws scripts to enable it to work with Jaws?

 

If regular navigation isn't getting you around the software, are you familiar with the review cursor and object navigation?  They are NVDA concepts for moving around text and objects which is otherwise inaccessible with normal navigation.  You can find them in the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#NavigatingWithNVDA but if you are not already familiar with them, I'd strongly recommend the Basic Training for NVDA which goes into much more depth on them and has exercises and activities to practice your skills: https://www.nvaccess.org/product/basic-training-for-nvda-ebook/

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:58 AM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

I am looking for someone in Canada certified in NVDA training to work with me to see whether there is any way to use NVDA with the proprietary software used by the company I contract for. The program is supposedly only compatible with JAWS which I am using now. I have tried NVDA with no success. NVDA is so much faster and more responsive. I would really like to be able to use it if possible. This would involve sharing my screen as the software is tied to my computer. If this is something that you may be able to help me with, please contact me directly at jbrandly@.... I will compensate you for your time.

 

Thank you,

 

Janet Brandly


 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 


Re: NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is Set to "some"

Gene
 

It appears to me that it may be useful at times to have dot spoken in odd or unusual situations because it may indicate an error.  In this case, on this site, it may be inconvenient but in general, it may be of use.  For example, in the example I gave earlier, I might want dot to be spoken if I accidentally have to dots at the end of a sentence.
 
I’m not saying you shouldn’t present it as an issue but it may be something that some users find worth having as it is.  Perhaps people may have comments about that.
 
Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Suhas D
Sent: Saturday, October 23, 2021 5:08 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is Set to "some"
 

Hi, I understand.

Maybe I'll try creating a issue on GitHub.

 

Thanks

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On 10/22/2021 23:46, Tyler Spivey via groups.io wrote:
Symbol level is used in NVDA+p and Punctuation/symbol level in the voice settings, so both are valid. People simply don't test what they write, even if the testing takes a few seconds, so the advice here can be hit or miss.

The reason this happens is because NVDA splits the content before and after the link. Example from the log:

Speaking ['This is a ', 'visited', 'link', 'test', '.']

This log fragment is almost useless, because it shows the processing at too high a level for what we need. But I know that if you write a . on its own NVDA will say dot. So combining those two, we get the behaviour you're seeing.

The speech dictionary is useless here, it it doesn't have enough information about what it's speaking to try to fix it. Nor do addons.
Your only options are:

1. Report an issue on GitHub to get this looked at and maybe fixed.
2. Set your . in Punctuation/symbol pronunciation to level most and send only below symbol's level.
There are two dots, you don't want the . sentence ending.

If you do this, make a note of what the settings were before, because NVDA has no way of restoring these to factory defaults. If you do need to restore these to factory defaults for some reason, delete symbols-en.dic in your NVDA user configuration directory and restart NVDA.
To get there, type %appdata%\nvda into the run dialog or find "Explore NVDA user configuration directory" in the start menu. On my system, it's under All apps, NVDA, or the search box should find it.

On 10/22/2021 10:35 AM, Suhas D wrote:
The punctuation is already set to "some".

I should have added "punctuation Level" instead of "Symbol Level" in the subject.  It got confusing I guess.

I apologize for the mistake.


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On 10/22/2021 22:00, Chris via groups.io wrote:

If you are using the say all command or reading line by line , then maybe your punctuation level needs lowering, try setting it to some and see what happens then

*From: *Suhas Dharwad mailto:ignisdraco7@...
*Sent: *22 October 2021 16:35
*To: *nvda@nvda.groups.io
*Subject: *Re: [nvda] NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is Set to "some"

On 10/22/2021 19:28, Chris via groups.io wrote:

    Possibly because Theres a dot at the end of the link, but without
    any examples its difficult to give an explanation why it says dot
    in your case

Hi,

I'm talking about when the dot is out of the link. For instance:

Goodreads <https://goodreads.com>.

On 10/22/2021 19:45, Gene wrote:

    I’m not sure why this is happening.  This may solvve the problem.

    You can try setting the level for the actual symbol to high.  That
    means it will only be spoken in high.  I’m not talking about
    setting the general level.  There is more than one case for
    determining when a period is spoken.

Ok, thanks for the suggestion. I will give it a try.

On 10/22/2021 20:33, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

    It might be the synth. I don’t have that issue, and I’m using code
    factory’s elocrash. What are you using, espeak, one core, etc?

I'm using One Core.  It's the same with SAPI5.

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On 10/22/2021 20:33, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

    It might be the synth. I don’t have that issue, and I’m using code
    factory’s elocrash. What are you using, espeak, one core, etc?

    *From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io
    mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io *On Behalf Of *Suhas Dharwad
    *Sent:* Friday, October 22, 2021 6:37 AM
    *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
    *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is
    Set to "some"

    Hi everyone,

    I've been wondering why NVDA says "dot" after reading a link on a
    web page or any where else, even when the say symbol is set to "some".

    Are there any uses for this happening? Because I don't see any
    uses for this. Is  there a way to modify this behavior?

    I tried using speech dictionary  to modify it, but without any
    success.

    Thanks

    Suhas
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Re: NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is Set to "some"

Suhas D
 

Hi, I understand.

Maybe I'll try creating a issue on GitHub.


Thanks

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On 10/22/2021 23:46, Tyler Spivey via groups.io wrote:
Symbol level is used in NVDA+p and Punctuation/symbol level in the voice settings, so both are valid. People simply don't test what they write, even if the testing takes a few seconds, so the advice here can be hit or miss.

The reason this happens is because NVDA splits the content before and after the link. Example from the log:

Speaking ['This is a ', 'visited', 'link', 'test', '.']

This log fragment is almost useless, because it shows the processing at too high a level for what we need. But I know that if you write a . on its own NVDA will say dot. So combining those two, we get the behaviour you're seeing.

The speech dictionary is useless here, it it doesn't have enough information about what it's speaking to try to fix it. Nor do addons.
Your only options are:

1. Report an issue on GitHub to get this looked at and maybe fixed.
2. Set your . in Punctuation/symbol pronunciation to level most and send only below symbol's level.
There are two dots, you don't want the . sentence ending.

If you do this, make a note of what the settings were before, because NVDA has no way of restoring these to factory defaults. If you do need to restore these to factory defaults for some reason, delete symbols-en.dic in your NVDA user configuration directory and restart NVDA.
To get there, type %appdata%\nvda into the run dialog or find "Explore NVDA user configuration directory" in the start menu. On my system, it's under All apps, NVDA, or the search box should find it.

On 10/22/2021 10:35 AM, Suhas D wrote:
The punctuation is already set to "some".

I should have added "punctuation Level" instead of "Symbol Level" in the subject.  It got confusing I guess.

I apologize for the mistake.


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On 10/22/2021 22:00, Chris via groups.io wrote:

If you are using the say all command or reading line by line , then maybe your punctuation level needs lowering, try setting it to some and see what happens then

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On 10/22/2021 19:28, Chris via groups.io wrote:

    Possibly because Theres a dot at the end of the link, but without
    any examples its difficult to give an explanation why it says dot
    in your case

Hi,

I'm talking about when the dot is out of the link. For instance:

Goodreads <https://goodreads.com>.

On 10/22/2021 19:45, Gene wrote:

    I’m not sure why this is happening.  This may solvve the problem.

    You can try setting the level for the actual symbol to high.  That
    means it will only be spoken in high.  I’m not talking about
    setting the general level.  There is more than one case for
    determining when a period is spoken.

Ok, thanks for the suggestion. I will give it a try.

On 10/22/2021 20:33, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

    It might be the synth. I don’t have that issue, and I’m using code
    factory’s elocrash. What are you using, espeak, one core, etc?

I'm using One Core.  It's the same with SAPI5.

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    It might be the synth. I don’t have that issue, and I’m using code
    factory’s elocrash. What are you using, espeak, one core, etc?

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    *Sent:* Friday, October 22, 2021 6:37 AM
    *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
    *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA says "link dot" even when Symbol Level is
    Set to "some"

    Hi everyone,

    I've been wondering why NVDA says "dot" after reading a link on a
    web page or any where else, even when the say symbol is set to "some".

    Are there any uses for this happening? Because I don't see any
    uses for this. Is  there a way to modify this behavior?

    I tried using speech dictionary  to modify it, but without any
    success.

    Thanks

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Re: Control remote desktops like Horizon VMWare with NVDA

John Isige
 

No. I'm saying that if you want to try controlling your remote VM with NVDA Remote, per that article, then you're going to have to install NVDA into your remote VM, and then NVDA Remote into that copy of NVDA, as well as the copy of NVDA on your local machine.


I have no idea if it works or not, I've never tried it. All I'm saying is that whatever machine you want to run NVDA Remote on has to have NVDA installed first, because NVDA Remote installs into NVDA. It is not a stand-alone program you can just run on its own. An understanding of how NVDA addons work already tells you that, but I'm pretty sure it's also mentioned in the NVDA Remote documentation.



On 10/22/2021 9:40 PM, Saylor Cooper wrote:
So you are saying it’s not necessary for me to purchase the unicorn plug-in?

Saylor Cooper

On Oct 22, 2021, at 9:28 PM, John Isige <gwynn@...> wrote:



I don't know what else you have to do, if anything, but yes, NVDA has to be installed on the VM too. You can't just install the addon because the addon installs into NVDA and needs it to run.


On 10/22/2021 9:16 PM, Saylor Cooper wrote:
Hello group,

I’m trying to get this straight and understand the best way I can control a horizon VMware remote desktop with NVDA. Quentin I know you mentioned the unicorn DVC plug-in which is over $300 of which I’ll purchase if I need it for this new job I’m starting. However I found an article that explains that I can also control it using the standard NVDA remote add-on here:
If I go this route, would NVDA also need to be installed on the horizon VMWare or just the ad-on. Anyone please clarify all this so I know exactly what to do. 
Saylor Cooper


Re: Control remote desktops like Horizon VMWare with NVDA

Saylor Cooper
 

So you are saying it’s not necessary for me to purchase the unicorn plug-in?

Saylor Cooper

On Oct 22, 2021, at 9:28 PM, John Isige <gwynn@...> wrote:



I don't know what else you have to do, if anything, but yes, NVDA has to be installed on the VM too. You can't just install the addon because the addon installs into NVDA and needs it to run.


On 10/22/2021 9:16 PM, Saylor Cooper wrote:
Hello group,

I’m trying to get this straight and understand the best way I can control a horizon VMware remote desktop with NVDA. Quentin I know you mentioned the unicorn DVC plug-in which is over $300 of which I’ll purchase if I need it for this new job I’m starting. However I found an article that explains that I can also control it using the standard NVDA remote add-on here:
If I go this route, would NVDA also need to be installed on the horizon VMWare or just the ad-on. Anyone please clarify all this so I know exactly what to do. 
Saylor Cooper


Re: Control remote desktops like Horizon VMWare with NVDA

John Isige
 

I don't know what else you have to do, if anything, but yes, NVDA has to be installed on the VM too. You can't just install the addon because the addon installs into NVDA and needs it to run.


On 10/22/2021 9:16 PM, Saylor Cooper wrote:
Hello group,

I’m trying to get this straight and understand the best way I can control a horizon VMware remote desktop with NVDA. Quentin I know you mentioned the unicorn DVC plug-in which is over $300 of which I’ll purchase if I need it for this new job I’m starting. However I found an article that explains that I can also control it using the standard NVDA remote add-on here:
If I go this route, would NVDA also need to be installed on the horizon VMWare or just the ad-on. Anyone please clarify all this so I know exactly what to do. 
Saylor Cooper


Control remote desktops like Horizon VMWare with NVDA

Saylor Cooper
 

Hello group,

I’m trying to get this straight and understand the best way I can control a horizon VMware remote desktop with NVDA. Quentin I know you mentioned the unicorn DVC plug-in which is over $300 of which I’ll purchase if I need it for this new job I’m starting. However I found an article that explains that I can also control it using the standard NVDA remote add-on here:
If I go this route, would NVDA also need to be installed on the horizon VMWare or just the ad-on. Anyone please clarify all this so I know exactly what to do. 
Saylor Cooper


Re: Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

Brian Moore
 

 on this thread has been helpful in terms of suggestions and the things I would try myself. I am one of many NVDA certified experts in Canada so will write you privately but mostly, this is the stuff I would try myself.

Brian.Hi. All of what I have read so far

Contact me on skype: brian.moore
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On 2021-10-22 5:30 p.m., Janet Brandly wrote:

Hello,

 

Thank you for this message. I will definitely check out that link. Can you interact with these objects? This software is not standard when it comes to controls which is part of the reason it took me ages to learn it, LOL.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jujube
Sent: October 22, 2021 2:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Hi Janet, I'm glad you've got something working for now. Based on your description I think it's unlikely JAWS scripts are being used. I am sure there's a way somewhere to check if JAWS scripts have been installed or not but I don't know where it is located in JAWS.

 

So as far as object navigation and NVDA is concerned, it's essentially the equivalent of the JAWS touch cursor or whatever Window eyes called it. The equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review/review cursor. I'm only familiar with laptop keyboard layout but I know many others can explain the desktop layout keystrokes.

 

So object nav is essentially moving between groups of object, so:

- to move to the next object, press NVDA shift right arrow

- to move to the previous object, press NVDA shift left arrow

- to move between groups of objects, press NVDA+shift+up/down arrow.

 

NVDA is in object review move by default. To cycle between review modes, press control+page up/page down.

There's also an exercise in this in process post that I suggest trying to help get a better understanding of object navigation. https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-20th-november-2020/

 It's under the heading "using object navigation in Windows 10 settings).

 

Object nav does take some getting used to if you used a different screen reader in the past, but once you grasp it, you can access a lot more information. Hope this helps.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 12:40 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello Quentin and all,

 

Yes, I have contacted the software developer about its inaccessibility. The sense I get is that since it is, at least to them, compatible with JAWS, that is sufficient. In fact, the software is only partially accessible with JAWS.

 

Fortunately, I was able to obtain an annual license for JAWS. The amount of income I will get from this job will never be enough to live on. As for whether or not JAWS is using scripts, I have no idea. I am only learning as much of it as I need to in order to do the work. It seems to be a huge and extremely complicated piece of software, 95% of which I will never use. If it weren’t for the license there is no way I could ever afford it.

 

Quinten, thank you for those links. I am not familiar with object navigation, etc. However, I would still like to find someone to take a look at this program to see whether or not it could be used with NVDA before diving into that information.

 

Thanks for all of your input. Any more comments or recommendations are greatly appreciated.

 

Janet

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: October 21, 2021 7:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Have you talked to the company (or developers) about the accessibility of the package?  As others have asked, do you know if it uses Jaws scripts to enable it to work with Jaws?

 

If regular navigation isn't getting you around the software, are you familiar with the review cursor and object navigation?  They are NVDA concepts for moving around text and objects which is otherwise inaccessible with normal navigation.  You can find them in the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#NavigatingWithNVDA but if you are not already familiar with them, I'd strongly recommend the Basic Training for NVDA which goes into much more depth on them and has exercises and activities to practice your skills: https://www.nvaccess.org/product/basic-training-for-nvda-ebook/

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:58 AM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

I am looking for someone in Canada certified in NVDA training to work with me to see whether there is any way to use NVDA with the proprietary software used by the company I contract for. The program is supposedly only compatible with JAWS which I am using now. I have tried NVDA with no success. NVDA is so much faster and more responsive. I would really like to be able to use it if possible. This would involve sharing my screen as the software is tied to my computer. If this is something that you may be able to help me with, please contact me directly at jbrandly@.... I will compensate you for your time.

 

Thank you,

 

Janet Brandly


 

--

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Training and Support Manager

 


Re: Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

Jackie
 

Sometimes in these really nonstandard contexts you need to try using
NVDA + spacebar.

On 10/22/21, Jujube <ellaxyu@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, Yes you should be able to interact with those objects. Depending on the
situation sometimes just pressing enter will work. If not, you can try
NVDA+enter (laptop layout) or NVDAA+numpad enter (desktop layout). You may
also need to move the focus to the object. I kinda forget which is which
but it's either NVDA+backspace or NVDA+shift+backspace.

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 2:31 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@shaw.ca> wrote:

Hello,



Thank you for this message. I will definitely check out that link. Can
you
interact with these objects? This software is not standard when it comes
to
controls which is part of the reason it took me ages to learn it, LOL.



*From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Jujube
*Sent:* October 22, 2021 2:48 PM
*To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada



Hi Janet, I'm glad you've got something working for now. Based on your
description I think it's unlikely JAWS scripts are being used. I am sure
there's a way somewhere to check if JAWS scripts have been installed or
not
but I don't know where it is located in JAWS.



So as far as object navigation and NVDA is concerned, it's essentially
the
equivalent of the JAWS touch cursor or whatever Window eyes called it.
The
equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review/review cursor. I'm only
familiar with laptop keyboard layout but I know many others can explain
the
desktop layout keystrokes.



So object nav is essentially moving between groups of object, so:

- to move to the next object, press NVDA shift right arrow

- to move to the previous object, press NVDA shift left arrow

- to move between groups of objects, press NVDA+shift+up/down arrow.



NVDA is in object review move by default. To cycle between review modes,
press control+page up/page down.

There's also an exercise in this in process post that I suggest trying to
help get a better understanding of object navigation.
https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-20th-november-2020/

It's under the heading "using object navigation in Windows 10 settings).



Object nav does take some getting used to if you used a different screen
reader in the past, but once you grasp it, you can access a lot more
information. Hope this helps.



On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 12:40 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@shaw.ca> wrote:

Hello Quentin and all,



Yes, I have contacted the software developer about its inaccessibility.
The sense I get is that since it is, at least to them, compatible with
JAWS, that is sufficient. In fact, the software is only partially
accessible with JAWS.



Fortunately, I was able to obtain an annual license for JAWS. The amount
of income I will get from this job will never be enough to live on. As
for
whether or not JAWS is using scripts, I have no idea. I am only learning
as
much of it as I need to in order to do the work. It seems to be a huge
and
extremely complicated piece of software, 95% of which I will never use.
If
it weren’t for the license there is no way I could ever afford it.



Quinten, thank you for those links. I am not familiar with object
navigation, etc. However, I would still like to find someone to take a
look
at this program to see whether or not it could be used with NVDA before
diving into that information.



Thanks for all of your input. Any more comments or recommendations are
greatly appreciated.



Janet



*From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Quentin
Christensen
*Sent:* October 21, 2021 7:02 PM
*To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada



Have you talked to the company (or developers) about the accessibility of
the package? As others have asked, do you know if it uses Jaws scripts
to
enable it to work with Jaws?



If regular navigation isn't getting you around the software, are you
familiar with the review cursor and object navigation? They are NVDA
concepts for moving around text and objects which is otherwise
inaccessible with normal navigation. You can find them in the User
Guide:
https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#NavigatingWithNVDA
but if you are not already familiar with them, I'd strongly recommend the
Basic Training for NVDA which goes into much more depth on them and has
exercises and activities to practice your skills:
https://www.nvaccess.org/product/basic-training-for-nvda-ebook/



Kind regards



Quentin.



On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:58 AM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@shaw.ca> wrote:

Hello,



I am looking for someone in Canada certified in NVDA training to work
with
me to see whether there is any way to use NVDA with the proprietary
software used by the company I contract for. The program is supposedly
only
compatible with JAWS which I am using now. I have tried NVDA with no
success. NVDA is so much faster and more responsive. I would really like
to
be able to use it if possible. This would involve sharing my screen as
the
software is tied to my computer. If this is something that you may be
able
to help me with, please contact me directly at jbrandly@shaw.ca. I will
compensate you for your time.



Thank you,



Janet Brandly




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Re: Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

Jujube
 

Hi, Yes you should be able to interact with those objects. Depending on the situation sometimes just pressing enter will work. If not, you can try NVDA+enter (laptop layout) or NVDAA+numpad enter (desktop layout). You may also need to move the focus to the object. I kinda forget which is which but it's either NVDA+backspace or NVDA+shift+backspace.


On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 2:31 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

Thank you for this message. I will definitely check out that link. Can you interact with these objects? This software is not standard when it comes to controls which is part of the reason it took me ages to learn it, LOL.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jujube
Sent: October 22, 2021 2:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Hi Janet, I'm glad you've got something working for now. Based on your description I think it's unlikely JAWS scripts are being used. I am sure there's a way somewhere to check if JAWS scripts have been installed or not but I don't know where it is located in JAWS.

 

So as far as object navigation and NVDA is concerned, it's essentially the equivalent of the JAWS touch cursor or whatever Window eyes called it. The equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review/review cursor. I'm only familiar with laptop keyboard layout but I know many others can explain the desktop layout keystrokes.

 

So object nav is essentially moving between groups of object, so:

- to move to the next object, press NVDA shift right arrow

- to move to the previous object, press NVDA shift left arrow

- to move between groups of objects, press NVDA+shift+up/down arrow.

 

NVDA is in object review move by default. To cycle between review modes, press control+page up/page down.

There's also an exercise in this in process post that I suggest trying to help get a better understanding of object navigation. https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-20th-november-2020/

 It's under the heading "using object navigation in Windows 10 settings).

 

Object nav does take some getting used to if you used a different screen reader in the past, but once you grasp it, you can access a lot more information. Hope this helps.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 12:40 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello Quentin and all,

 

Yes, I have contacted the software developer about its inaccessibility. The sense I get is that since it is, at least to them, compatible with JAWS, that is sufficient. In fact, the software is only partially accessible with JAWS.

 

Fortunately, I was able to obtain an annual license for JAWS. The amount of income I will get from this job will never be enough to live on. As for whether or not JAWS is using scripts, I have no idea. I am only learning as much of it as I need to in order to do the work. It seems to be a huge and extremely complicated piece of software, 95% of which I will never use. If it weren’t for the license there is no way I could ever afford it.

 

Quinten, thank you for those links. I am not familiar with object navigation, etc. However, I would still like to find someone to take a look at this program to see whether or not it could be used with NVDA before diving into that information.

 

Thanks for all of your input. Any more comments or recommendations are greatly appreciated.

 

Janet

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: October 21, 2021 7:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Have you talked to the company (or developers) about the accessibility of the package?  As others have asked, do you know if it uses Jaws scripts to enable it to work with Jaws?

 

If regular navigation isn't getting you around the software, are you familiar with the review cursor and object navigation?  They are NVDA concepts for moving around text and objects which is otherwise inaccessible with normal navigation.  You can find them in the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#NavigatingWithNVDA but if you are not already familiar with them, I'd strongly recommend the Basic Training for NVDA which goes into much more depth on them and has exercises and activities to practice your skills: https://www.nvaccess.org/product/basic-training-for-nvda-ebook/

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:58 AM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

I am looking for someone in Canada certified in NVDA training to work with me to see whether there is any way to use NVDA with the proprietary software used by the company I contract for. The program is supposedly only compatible with JAWS which I am using now. I have tried NVDA with no success. NVDA is so much faster and more responsive. I would really like to be able to use it if possible. This would involve sharing my screen as the software is tied to my computer. If this is something that you may be able to help me with, please contact me directly at jbrandly@.... I will compensate you for your time.

 

Thank you,

 

Janet Brandly


 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 


Re: Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

Janet Brandly
 

Hello,

 

Thank you for this message. I will definitely check out that link. Can you interact with these objects? This software is not standard when it comes to controls which is part of the reason it took me ages to learn it, LOL.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jujube
Sent: October 22, 2021 2:48 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Hi Janet, I'm glad you've got something working for now. Based on your description I think it's unlikely JAWS scripts are being used. I am sure there's a way somewhere to check if JAWS scripts have been installed or not but I don't know where it is located in JAWS.

 

So as far as object navigation and NVDA is concerned, it's essentially the equivalent of the JAWS touch cursor or whatever Window eyes called it. The equivalent of the JAWS cursor is screen review/review cursor. I'm only familiar with laptop keyboard layout but I know many others can explain the desktop layout keystrokes.

 

So object nav is essentially moving between groups of object, so:

- to move to the next object, press NVDA shift right arrow

- to move to the previous object, press NVDA shift left arrow

- to move between groups of objects, press NVDA+shift+up/down arrow.

 

NVDA is in object review move by default. To cycle between review modes, press control+page up/page down.

There's also an exercise in this in process post that I suggest trying to help get a better understanding of object navigation. https://www.nvaccess.org/post/in-process-20th-november-2020/

 It's under the heading "using object navigation in Windows 10 settings).

 

Object nav does take some getting used to if you used a different screen reader in the past, but once you grasp it, you can access a lot more information. Hope this helps.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 12:40 PM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello Quentin and all,

 

Yes, I have contacted the software developer about its inaccessibility. The sense I get is that since it is, at least to them, compatible with JAWS, that is sufficient. In fact, the software is only partially accessible with JAWS.

 

Fortunately, I was able to obtain an annual license for JAWS. The amount of income I will get from this job will never be enough to live on. As for whether or not JAWS is using scripts, I have no idea. I am only learning as much of it as I need to in order to do the work. It seems to be a huge and extremely complicated piece of software, 95% of which I will never use. If it weren’t for the license there is no way I could ever afford it.

 

Quinten, thank you for those links. I am not familiar with object navigation, etc. However, I would still like to find someone to take a look at this program to see whether or not it could be used with NVDA before diving into that information.

 

Thanks for all of your input. Any more comments or recommendations are greatly appreciated.

 

Janet

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: October 21, 2021 7:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Looking for a certified NVDA trainer in Canada

 

Have you talked to the company (or developers) about the accessibility of the package?  As others have asked, do you know if it uses Jaws scripts to enable it to work with Jaws?

 

If regular navigation isn't getting you around the software, are you familiar with the review cursor and object navigation?  They are NVDA concepts for moving around text and objects which is otherwise inaccessible with normal navigation.  You can find them in the User Guide: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html#NavigatingWithNVDA but if you are not already familiar with them, I'd strongly recommend the Basic Training for NVDA which goes into much more depth on them and has exercises and activities to practice your skills: https://www.nvaccess.org/product/basic-training-for-nvda-ebook/

 

Kind regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Fri, Oct 22, 2021 at 5:58 AM Janet Brandly <jbrandly@...> wrote:

Hello,

 

I am looking for someone in Canada certified in NVDA training to work with me to see whether there is any way to use NVDA with the proprietary software used by the company I contract for. The program is supposedly only compatible with JAWS which I am using now. I have tried NVDA with no success. NVDA is so much faster and more responsive. I would really like to be able to use it if possible. This would involve sharing my screen as the software is tied to my computer. If this is something that you may be able to help me with, please contact me directly at jbrandly@.... I will compensate you for your time.

 

Thank you,

 

Janet Brandly


 

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Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 


Re: Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA

Gene
 

Try Silenzio.  I don’t know how the plugin works you tried.  Silenzio sends inaudible sound through the system to keep the audio from going to sleep.
 
Gene

-----Original Message-----
Sent: Friday, October 22, 2021 3:45 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Initial Speech Cutoff Using Bluetooth Headphones and NVDA
 
Yes. I continue to have that same problem with my AirPods despite installing the NVDA Bluetooth plug-in. It seems to have had no effect whatsoever. I’ve given up on this set up and just use a pair of wired headphones now. It’s unfortunate that such a simple thing can’t be made reliable but it is what it is, I guess.

> On Oct 22, 2021, at 10:41 AM, Bhavya shah <bhavya.shah125@...> wrote:
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> Dear all,
>
> I am currently using NVDA 2021.2 with the Bluetooth Audio add-on
> installed and enabled on a Windows 10 machine. With it, I am using a
> pair of Bluetooth headphones with my laptop, both of which are
> Bluetooth 5.0 compatible. Still, from time to time, especially when I
> am reading short stringgs like an alphabet or a monosyllable, the
> initial bit of the speech is cut off. Are there any ways to minimize
> the cutoff or fix it entirely? Please let me know.
>
> Best Regards,
> Bhavya Shah
> Stanford University | Class of 2024
> LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/
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