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Re: A weird problem with OCR on latest version of nvda

Quentin Christensen
 

Did it give an error message?

When you press NVDA+r, what normally happens is NVDA reports "Recognising...", then shortly after "Result document".  No window is displayed visually, but as you navigate at this point, NVDA will read the text it has recognised.  Press escape to close this and return to the program.

Quentin.

On Wed, Nov 3, 2021 at 2:10 AM Eduardo Fermiano Luccas <25102008luccas@...> wrote:
which program is giving the error?

Em ter., 2 de nov. de 2021 às 11:11, Margus Ojaots <margus.ojaots@...> escreveu:
Yes I am

2021-11-02 14:24 GMT +02:00, Eduardo Fermiano Luccas <25102008luccas@...>:
> are you using windows 10?
>
> Em ter., 2 de nov. de 2021 às 08:21, Margus Ojaots
> <margus.ojaots@...>
> escreveu:
>
>> Hello. So i tried to use OCR  for an app, when i pressed caps lock +r,
>> it didn't open the OCR window ven though screen curtain was turned
>> off. What could be the problem?
>>
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>
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>







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Training and Support Manager


Re: ssl error with nvda update and nvda remote add-on

Quentin Christensen
 

I can't replicate, but I am using Office 365.

A couple of things to try:
- Restarting NVDA with add-ons disabled
- Going into NVDA's advanced settings, accept the warning, then tab to "Use UI Automation in Microsoft Word document controls".  Firstly, what is that set to?  And secondly, if you press spacebar to toggle it, how does Outlook read now?

Quentin.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2021 at 7:33 AM Deenadayalan Moodley <deenadayalan.moodley@...> wrote:

Hi Quentin,

 

Using 2021.3 beta 1 if you encounter a link in an outlook message, the up or down arrows seem to get stuck.  This is with Office 2016. Can someone else verify before we log a bug? The work around at this stage is to press the tab key which seems to get you out of the link.

 

Thanks.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Quentin Christensen
Sent: Monday, 01 November 2021 00:54
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] ssl error with nvda update and nvda remote add-on

 

The add-on should still work, but it's probably easiest now to simply recommend installing the beta - because of our continuous alpha branch which seems well tested by a number of users, the beta version is generally pretty stable - and of course if there IS an issue, then it's important we find out about it (and once you run it and check for updates, the SSL error should be fixed so even if you needed to revert to 2021.2, the check for updates bug at least should be fixed.

 

Quentin.

 

On Sun, Oct 31, 2021 at 3:20 AM Brian Vogel <britechguy@...> wrote:

On Sat, Oct 30, 2021 at 12:03 PM, Rui Fontes wrote:

Install the NVDA 2021.3 Beta version...

-
Or that.   So far, it seems to be working well.  Download link on this page:  https://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2021-3beta1/ 
 
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Acapela voices - do they continuously work offline

Daniel McGee
 

Hello all


For those who have purchased the acapella voices, do you know if they continuously work offline? Not requiring an internet connection to contact a server to see if a license is activated or not.


I know this is the case for the code factory voices. I was just wondering if this licensing system applies to the acapella NVDA add on as well.


With kind regards



Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

Jujube
 

Hi Heather, Yeah this is why office 365 and NVDA are a bit of a mess right now. A whole bunch of issues have been opened on GitHub and I think they're being fixed slowly but surely in upcoming NVDA releases. You can try NVDA 2021.3 beta1 which is now available and see if that helps anything. There has been some improvement in the upcoming 2021.3 release but still a fair ways to go.

Regarding the row and column header setting issue, I have experienced it myself and have reported it here: https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/12882

Excel does in fact have its own column and row header setting feature which is non screen reader specific. It involves pressing control F3 on the cell you want to make into a header, then alt N for new, and then typing Title.. for the name field (you can, for instance, type Title..H10 to specify that this will only affect cells between, say, A2 and H10), but even that doesn't work properly with UIA enabled. Unfortunately you may have to be turning UIA on and off regularly until all this gets fixed in upcoming builds of NVDA. Sorry this isn't great news at the moment, but it's the truth.

On Tue, Nov 2, 2021 at 2:41 PM David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...> wrote:

Heather, I vaguely remember encountering this problem and I have a slightly simpler workaround. Once you select an item from a drop-down press the Windows key twice instead of pressing alt+tab twice. In fact, it’s likely that pressing the alt key twice will also force NVDA to begin reading as you navigate your spreadsheet. I think the trick is to move your focus away from and then back to the spreadsheet.

 

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Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Heather Campbell
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:37 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Hi Jujube and Gene,
Thank you, Jujube, for your response. When I 
checked the "use UI automation with Excel," it did fix the issue that I described where NVDA stopped talking after choosing an item from a dropdown. Unfortunately, after I checked this checkbox, NVDA stopped reading column titles that I had defined using Excel's define name feature. I also could not press NVDA + Shift + C to set column titles or NVDA + Shift + R to set row titles. It just typed a C or R in the cell. 

Heather

 


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of hurrikennyandopo ... <hurrikennyandopo@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:06 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Hi

 

If that works can you let us know.

 

Thanks Gene nz

 

On 3/11/2021 6:31 am, Heather Campbell wrote:

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Re: Code Factory Question

E.T.
 

I did yet another restore and got my voice back this time. :)

From E.T.'s Keyboard...
"Those who make peaceful revolution impossible
will make violent revolution inevitable."
--John F. Kennedy
My e-Mail:
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On 11/1/2021 6:53 PM, Tracy wrote:
I had that problem and contacted CodeFactory who sent me my ID number to download again without paying.
Tracy
On 2021-11-01 9:31 p.m., E.T. via groups.io wrote:
Hi group,
   Running NVDA 2020.4. I'm have trouble getting my Code Factory add-on to work again. My notes may be out of date so hopefully someone here can assist.

   I've had to restore my Windows VM and somewhere along the way NVDA went back to the default voice. Thanks much.

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will make violent revolution inevitable."
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Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

David Goldfield
 

Hi. One minor correction in that I’m actually the group owner of the Office Accessibility list. However, Alan’s contributions are invaluable.

 

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 6:11 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Heather,

If what's been offered here has still not gotten you the result you're looking for, consider joining the Microsoft Office Accessibility Discussion Group.  Alan Lemly, the group owner, is an Excel wiz and a number of other folks well versed in Excel participate there.
--

Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043  

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.

         ~ John F. Kennedy

 


Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Heather,

If what's been offered here has still not gotten you the result you're looking for, consider joining the Microsoft Office Accessibility Discussion Group.  Alan Lemly, the group owner, is an Excel wiz and a number of other folks well versed in Excel participate there.
--

Brian - Windows 10, 64-Bit, Version 21H1, Build 19043  

The ignorance of one voter in a democracy impairs the security of all.

         ~ John F. Kennedy

 


Re: Language issue

Heather Campbell
 

Hi everyone,
I'm not sure if this is it or not, but... If you have a Word document with mixed proofing languages, when you follow Ben's steps below, the first option in the list of languages will be not selected. However, your screen reader may not indicate the state of being "not selected." You may need to down arrow and then up arrow in the list of languages to make sure that you've really selected English. Then activate OK. 
Heather


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of benmoxey@... <benmoxey@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 9:34 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [nvda] Language issue
 
Hi Nevzat

Is it a document you can de-identify (if necessary) and share with me so I can take a look?

If so, send it to benmoxey@... and I'll see if I can work out what's going on.

Cheers

Ben

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat Adil
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 8:13 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Language issue

Ben, I am using MS Office 2010. I tried what you said and selected English, but unfortunately did not work. NVDA still reads French.
The weird thing is that when I open another word document it reads English.


On 11/2/21, benmoxey@... <benmoxey@...> wrote:
> Hi Nevzat
>
>
>
> The issue in this document may be related to proofing language
> settings. Try the following to resolve:
>
> 1.    Select all text in the document with Control + A.
> 2.    Go to the Review ribbon/Language/Language/Set proofing language.
> 3.    Choose the language you want and hit Ok.
>
>
>
> The synthesiser should now stay in that language throughout the document.
>
>
>
> Note that these instructions are for Microsoft 365. I think the Review
> ribbon might be a slightly different layout in earlier versions, but
> you’re still looking for “Set proofing language”.
>
>
>
> All the best!
>
>
>
> Ben
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat
> Adil
> Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 1:59 AM
> To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
> Subject: [nvda] Language issue
>
>
>
> Hi group,
>
>
>
> Recently I added additional languages by going to the control panel
> and French was one of them.
>
> I am doing work on a MS Word form and NVDA speaks french although my
> choice in both NVDA and the language choice under Control Panel is English.
>
> The strange thing is that when I opened another Word document, not a
> form, and typed sentences the result was in English.
>
> I went back to languages under Control Panel and removed French.
>
> But nothing changed. I still hear French in my MS Word form.
>
> I would like to hear your take on this phenomenon and your ideas how
> to put it right.
>
> Thanking you in advance for your contributions.
>
> Nevzat
>
>
>
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Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

David Goldfield
 

Heather, I vaguely remember encountering this problem and I have a slightly simpler workaround. Once you select an item from a drop-down press the Windows key twice instead of pressing alt+tab twice. In fact, it’s likely that pressing the alt key twice will also force NVDA to begin reading as you navigate your spreadsheet. I think the trick is to move your focus away from and then back to the spreadsheet.

 

David Goldfield,

Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist

JAWS Certified, 2019

Subscribe to the Tech-VI announcement list to receive emails regarding news and events in the blindness assistive technology field.

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Heather Campbell
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 5:37 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Hi Jujube and Gene,
Thank you, Jujube, for your response. When I 
checked the "use UI automation with Excel," it did fix the issue that I described where NVDA stopped talking after choosing an item from a dropdown. Unfortunately, after I checked this checkbox, NVDA stopped reading column titles that I had defined using Excel's define name feature. I also could not press NVDA + Shift + C to set column titles or NVDA + Shift + R to set row titles. It just typed a C or R in the cell. 

Heather

 


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of hurrikennyandopo ... <hurrikennyandopo@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:06 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

 

Hi

 

If that works can you let us know.

 

Thanks Gene nz

 

On 3/11/2021 6:31 am, Heather Campbell wrote:

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

Heather Campbell
 

Hi Jujube and Gene,
Thank you, Jujube, for your response. When I checked the "use UI automation with Excel," it did fix the issue that I described where NVDA stopped talking after choosing an item from a dropdown. Unfortunately, after I checked this checkbox, NVDA stopped reading column titles that I had defined using Excel's define name feature. I also could not press NVDA + Shift + C to set column titles or NVDA + Shift + R to set row titles. It just typed a C or R in the cell. 
Heather


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of hurrikennyandopo ... <hurrikennyandopo@...>
Sent: Tuesday, November 2, 2021 8:06 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: Re: [nvda] Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these
 

Hi


If that works can you let us know.


Thanks Gene nz


On 3/11/2021 6:31 am, Heather Campbell wrote:

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Re: Language issue

benmoxey@...
 

Hi Nevzat

Is it a document you can de-identify (if necessary) and share with me so I can take a look?

If so, send it to benmoxey@... and I'll see if I can work out what's going on.

Cheers

Ben

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat Adil
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 8:13 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Language issue

Ben, I am using MS Office 2010. I tried what you said and selected English, but unfortunately did not work. NVDA still reads French.
The weird thing is that when I open another word document it reads English.


On 11/2/21, benmoxey@... <benmoxey@...> wrote:
Hi Nevzat



The issue in this document may be related to proofing language
settings. Try the following to resolve:

1. Select all text in the document with Control + A.
2. Go to the Review ribbon/Language/Language/Set proofing language.
3. Choose the language you want and hit Ok.



The synthesiser should now stay in that language throughout the document.



Note that these instructions are for Microsoft 365. I think the Review
ribbon might be a slightly different layout in earlier versions, but
you’re still looking for “Set proofing language”.



All the best!



Ben



-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat
Adil
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 1:59 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Language issue



Hi group,



Recently I added additional languages by going to the control panel
and French was one of them.

I am doing work on a MS Word form and NVDA speaks french although my
choice in both NVDA and the language choice under Control Panel is English.

The strange thing is that when I opened another Word document, not a
form, and typed sentences the result was in English.

I went back to languages under Control Panel and removed French.

But nothing changed. I still hear French in my MS Word form.

I would like to hear your take on this phenomenon and your ideas how
to put it right.

Thanking you in advance for your contributions.

Nevzat



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Re: Language issue

 

Ben, I am using MS Office 2010. I tried what you said and selected
English, but unfortunately did not work. NVDA still reads French.
The weird thing is that when I open another word document it reads English.

On 11/2/21, benmoxey@... <benmoxey@...> wrote:
Hi Nevzat



The issue in this document may be related to proofing language settings. Try
the following to resolve:

1. Select all text in the document with Control + A.
2. Go to the Review ribbon/Language/Language/Set proofing language.
3. Choose the language you want and hit Ok.



The synthesiser should now stay in that language throughout the document.



Note that these instructions are for Microsoft 365. I think the Review
ribbon might be a slightly different layout in earlier versions, but you’re
still looking for “Set proofing language”.



All the best!



Ben



-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat Adil
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 1:59 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Language issue



Hi group,



Recently I added additional languages by going to the control panel and
French was one of them.

I am doing work on a MS Word form and NVDA speaks french although my choice
in both NVDA and the language choice under Control Panel is English.

The strange thing is that when I opened another Word document, not a form,
and typed sentences the result was in English.

I went back to languages under Control Panel and removed French.

But nothing changed. I still hear French in my MS Word form.

I would like to hear your take on this phenomenon and your ideas how to put
it right.

Thanking you in advance for your contributions.

Nevzat



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Library of Congress Certified

Literary Braille Proofreader

C: 512 502 4403

e-mail: <mailto:nevzatadil@...> nevzatadil@...

Facebook: m.facebook.com/LiteraryBrailleProofreader
















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e-mail: nevzatadil@...
Facebook: m.facebook.com/LiteraryBrailleProofreader


Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

hurrikennyandopo ...
 

Hi


If that works can you let us know.


Thanks Gene nz


On 3/11/2021 6:31 am, Heather Campbell wrote:

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Re: Language issue

benmoxey@...
 

Hi Nevzat

 

The issue in this document may be related to proofing language settings. Try the following to resolve:

  1. Select all text in the document with Control + A.
  2. Go to the Review ribbon/Language/Language/Set proofing language.
  3. Choose the language you want and hit Ok.

 

The synthesiser should now stay in that language throughout the document.

 

Note that these instructions are for Microsoft 365. I think the Review ribbon might be a slightly different layout in earlier versions, but you’re still looking for “Set proofing language”.

 

All the best!

 

Ben

 

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nevzat Adil
Sent: Wednesday, 3 November 2021 1:59 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Language issue

 

Hi group,

 

Recently I added additional languages by going to the control panel and French was one of them.

I am doing work on a MS Word form and NVDA speaks french although my choice in both NVDA and the language choice under Control Panel is English.

The strange thing is that when I opened another Word document, not a form, and typed sentences the result was in English.

I went back to languages under Control Panel and removed French.

But nothing changed. I still hear French in my MS Word form.

I would like to hear your take on this phenomenon and your ideas how to put it right.

Thanking you in advance for your contributions.

Nevzat

 

--

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Library of Congress Certified

Literary Braille Proofreader

C: 512 502 4403

e-mail: nevzatadil@...

Facebook: m.facebook.com/LiteraryBrailleProofreader

 

 

 

 


Re: Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

Jujube
 

Hi, you can try going into NVDA's advanced settings (press NVDA control g, shift tab to the list of categories and press a for advanced), accept the warning and check "use UI automation with Excel" and see if that does anything. NVDA and Office 365 are not a dream team yet, UI automation will be the future for Office 365 users but there are still a number of bugs to sort out which is why UIA is not enabled by default for now. Hope this helps.


On Tue, Nov 2, 2021 at 10:35 AM Heather Campbell <heatherjeancampbell@...> wrote:

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Excel Dropdowns (i.e., submenu) - NVDA stops speaking after exiting these

Heather Campbell
 

Hello everyone, 

I'm experiencing an issue when using NVDA 2021.2 to interact with dropdowns/submenus in an Excel file (Office 365). I can press Alt + Down Arrow to expand the list, Down Arrow to the desired option, and then press Enter. However, if I then try to navigate in the sheet, NVDA stops talking. If I Alt + Tab to a different window and then Alt + Tab back to the Excel file, NVDA starts speaking again. Has anyone else experienced this issue? Are there any work arounds? I'm using Windows 10, version 21H1.

Thank you!

Heather 


Re: A weird problem with OCR on latest version of nvda

Eduardo Fermiano Luccas
 

which program is giving the error?

Em ter., 2 de nov. de 2021 às 11:11, Margus Ojaots <margus.ojaots@...> escreveu:

Yes I am

2021-11-02 14:24 GMT +02:00, Eduardo Fermiano Luccas <25102008luccas@...>:
> are you using windows 10?
>
> Em ter., 2 de nov. de 2021 às 08:21, Margus Ojaots
> <margus.ojaots@...>
> escreveu:
>
>> Hello. So i tried to use OCR  for an app, when i pressed caps lock +r,
>> it didn't open the OCR window ven though screen curtain was turned
>> off. What could be the problem?
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
>
>






Language issue

 

Hi group,

Recently I added additional languages by going to the control panel
and French was one of them.
I am doing work on a MS Word form and NVDA speaks french although my
choice in both NVDA and the language choice under Control Panel is
English.
The strange thing is that when I opened another Word document, not a
form, and typed sentences the result was in English.
I went back to languages under Control Panel and removed French.
But nothing changed. I still hear French in my MS Word form.
I would like to hear your take on this phenomenon and your ideas how
to put it right.
Thanking you in advance for your contributions.
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Re: Controlling my desktop with NVDA remote from my laptop

Saylor Cooper
 

I was actually able to successfully connect, thanks.

Saylor Cooper

On Nov 2, 2021, at 5:35 AM, Chris Mullins <cjmullins29@...> wrote:



Hi

Below is a link to a site giving details of alternative NVDA Remote relay servers, so you could set the Host to the one nearest your location to reduce any lag in the connection.

 

https://nvra.io/

 

It is advisable to ensure you use the same keyboard layout on both machines. 

 

The settings in the Connect dialog for the machines should be:

 

1st Control: Client (on both machines)

2nd Control: Laptop= “Control another machine”, Desktop=”Allow machine to be Controlled”

Host: nvdaremote.com or closer relay server

Key: Same key on both machines

Tab to OK and press enter.

 

Just because NVDA Remote connects to the relay server, does not necessarily mean the two computers can connect because there may be errors in the connection details.  The details given above, if followed correctly, should ensure you can successfully connect your computers.

 

On the Desktop computer, press NVDA+n followed by t, e, o to open the Remote Options menu and ensure “Auto connect to control server” is checked, then exit this menu.  Press NVDA+Control+n to restart NVDA and ensure the remote connection takes place.  You can verify this by pressing NVDA+n followed by t, e.  If the connect option at the top of the menu is unavailable, you have connected to the remote server. 

 

Cheers

Chris

 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows

 

From: Saylor Cooper
Sent: 02 November 2021 04:59
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Controlling my desktop with NVDA remote from my laptop

 

Hello, I’m having problems connecting to my desktop from my laptop using NVDA remote. On my desktop, to set everything up I went to the NVDA menu, tools, remote, options, checked auto connect to server on STARZ up, use remote control server radio button, allow this machine to be controlled radio button. Then I created my host: Saylor‘s desktop, then created my key. On my laptop, I went to NVDA menu, tools, remote, connect, client, control a remote machine. I entered the host: Saylor‘s desktop, then my key and I get an error unable to connect to the remote computer. How long does my key have to because it is six digits. I also just tried putting in the host nvdaremote.com and then my key which would then connect however, once I pressed F11 and then it is controlling the remote machine, I can’t really control it because I tried to press the windows key and arrow keys and nothing. What can I do to fix this?

 

Saylor Cooper

 

 

 

 


Re: A weird problem with OCR on latest version of nvda

Margus Ojaots
 

Yes I am

2021-11-02 14:24 GMT +02:00, Eduardo Fermiano Luccas <25102008luccas@...>:

are you using windows 10?

Em ter., 2 de nov. de 2021 às 08:21, Margus Ojaots
<margus.ojaots@...>
escreveu:

Hello. So i tried to use OCR for an app, when i pressed caps lock +r,
it didn't open the OCR window ven though screen curtain was turned
off. What could be the problem?









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