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Re: Ms Russian Voices and NVDA

Mary Otten
 

In my view, keeping in mind that I truly loathe e-speak in English, I did listen to it a long time ago in Russian and concluded that it was truly awful. The expressive vocalizer voice should do the job, as it is the same one that is on the iPhone, where it does not render English unintelligible, if you're willing to live with Russian accented English. I'm now trying to figure out if the sapi5 offers the same as the nvda add on. This is probably getting off topic and maybe needs to go to chat.


Mary


On 1/18/2022 12:24 PM, Shaun Everiss wrote:

Well I wander how the code factory voices stack.

Sadly this is the only voice pack in sapi which is well rellitively priced instead of indeviduals.

Now I know maxiaids is previding the original neospeech voices before they became readspeaker but who knows if I will get those later on.

The sereproc stuff looked nice but its still a lot for those.

One thing with russian voices, would nuphon or rh voice handle that.

What is standard espeak ng like in this instance.



On 19/01/2022 8:21 am, darkmad88@... wrote:
Russian MS voices are very similar to Ivona voices where handling a latin text. You can use DualVoice addon for automatic language switching, but the best choice, IMHO, will be using Vocalizer Expressive addon from Tiflotecnia. You can try it for free and check how this addon suit your needs.


Re: Ms Russian Voices and NVDA

 

Well I wander how the code factory voices stack.

Sadly this is the only voice pack in sapi which is well rellitively priced instead of indeviduals.

Now I know maxiaids is previding the original neospeech voices before they became readspeaker but who knows if I will get those later on.

The sereproc stuff looked nice but its still a lot for those.

One thing with russian voices, would nuphon or rh voice handle that.

What is standard espeak ng like in this instance.



On 19/01/2022 8:21 am, darkmad88@... wrote:
Russian MS voices are very similar to Ivona voices where handling a latin text. You can use DualVoice addon for automatic language switching, but the best choice, IMHO, will be using Vocalizer Expressive addon from Tiflotecnia. You can try it for free and check how this addon suit your needs.


Re: Ms Russian Voices and NVDA

darkmad88@...
 

Russian MS voices are very similar to Ivona voices where handling a latin text. You can use DualVoice addon for automatic language switching, but the best choice, IMHO, will be using Vocalizer Expressive addon from Tiflotecnia. You can try it for free and check how this addon suit your needs.


Re: Navigating blackboard with NVDA

Kenny Cheung
 

The one the disability office gave me I think was three years old.
Sent from Kenny’s MacBook Pro

On Jan 18, 2022, at 12:25, Kelly, Kathleen <KellyK@...> wrote:

Hi, I would be interested in this information, as well. Thanks, Kate


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of Kenny Cheung via groups.io<kennycheung0@...>
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 11:15 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Navigating blackboard with NVDA
 
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Hi,
I’m going to be using blackboard for school, and I was wondering if theirs an updated tutorial on how to use it with NVDA? The one the disability office gave me is a bit old.

Sent from Kenny’s iPhone


Re: Finnish RHVoice for NVDA

Louder Pages
 

Thanks Quentin.  Embarrassing of me not to find that.  I had used Google, and with Finnish vocabulary, to find a discussion group - and failed!  D'oh! 
- Mark


Re: Navigating blackboard with NVDA

Kelly, Kathleen
 

Hi, I would be interested in this information, as well. Thanks, Kate


From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> on behalf of Kenny Cheung via groups.io <kennycheung0@...>
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 11:15 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Navigating blackboard with NVDA
 
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Hi,
I’m going to be using blackboard for school, and I was wondering if theirs an updated tutorial on how to use it with NVDA? The one the disability office gave me is a bit old.

Sent from Kenny’s iPhone


Question about using NVDA with Duxbury products.

Afnan Nasir <afnan.nasir2000@...>
 

Hello, i hope that all are doing geat, well i've installed DBT (Duxbury Translator) to write braille, but unfortunately, NVDA is not providing spoken feedback while writing. i've also tried perkey duck by same author (Duxbury ) but results are same. can anyone guide me about the solution of it? i've tried it with jaws, and it is working fine, but i primarily use NVDA as a main screen reader, so i want to use it with NVDA. any help would be much appreciated.


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Marilyn and Don Bilderback
 

Hello, I have the beep option checked but I get no sound when I type.  I can’t seem to set the voice so that there is enough change in tone when caps are typed.  What am I missing?

Marilynn

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Fawaz Abdul rahman
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:54 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi,

if you mean while typing, then yes.

in the voice settings, you can find:

Say cap before capitals  check box  not checked  Alt+c

you can check it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.

good luck.

 

On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...> wrote:

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?





Navigating blackboard with NVDA

Kenny Cheung
 

Hi,
I’m going to be using blackboard for school, and I was wondering if theirs an updated tutorial on how to use it with NVDA? The one the disability office gave me is a bit old.

Sent from Kenny’s iPhone


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Gene
 

I don't think that is true if you use Eloquence as provided by the add-on, at least when I tried the demo, I didn't have that problem.  I don't like the other synthesizer, I don't recall its name, and I hardly played with it.  I hope others will discuss whether I am correct because some who want to use eloquence as an add-on might be worried about that.


Gene

On 1/18/2022 9:53 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:
Hi,

This is a function, or problem with, certain synthesisers.

For example, if you use CodeFactory's NVDA Vocalizer add-on, and turn off all the capital options, it will still say Capital, because NVDA doesn't intercept the interpretation of the add-on itself.

JAWS has a feature called Controlled By Synthesiser, which you can switch off. If you do, JAWS does all the processing. Maybe NVDA needs something like this. Controlled By Synthesiser can be seen in punctuation settings I believe.

All the best

Steve

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don H
Sent: 18 January 2022 15:28
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

I have both beep and say cap unchecked under speech settings and NVDA still says capital before a capital letter and when typing a capital letter.

On 1/18/2022 7:53 AM, Fawaz Abdul rahman wrote:
Hi,
if you mean while typing, then yes.
in the voice settings, you can find:
Say cap before capitals check box not checked Alt+c you can check
it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.
good luck.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...
<mailto:lmddh50@...>> wrote:

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?














Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Steve Nutt
 

Hi,

This is a function, or problem with, certain synthesisers.

For example, if you use CodeFactory's NVDA Vocalizer add-on, and turn off all the capital options, it will still say Capital, because NVDA doesn't intercept the interpretation of the add-on itself.

JAWS has a feature called Controlled By Synthesiser, which you can switch off. If you do, JAWS does all the processing. Maybe NVDA needs something like this. Controlled By Synthesiser can be seen in punctuation settings I believe.

All the best

Steve

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-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don H
Sent: 18 January 2022 15:28
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

I have both beep and say cap unchecked under speech settings and NVDA still says capital before a capital letter and when typing a capital letter.

On 1/18/2022 7:53 AM, Fawaz Abdul rahman wrote:
Hi,
if you mean while typing, then yes.
in the voice settings, you can find:
Say cap before capitals check box not checked Alt+c you can check
it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.
good luck.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...
<mailto:lmddh50@...>> wrote:

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?






Re: NVDA not reading all message content from Microsoft Teams notification mails in Outlook

Sarah k Alawami
 

I also notice this as well. Sorry, I also cannot provide any examples due to the nature of what I’m doing. Is there any other way we can read the messages besides launching teams and finding the messages in question?

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sylvie Duchateau
Sent: Tuesday, January 18, 2022 6:34 AM
To: Nvda List <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] NVDA not reading all message content from Microsoft Teams notification mails in Outlook

 

Hello all,

I now use Microsoft Teams every day with my colleagues to communicate and when Teams is not open, I receive e-mails notifications that someone has published a new post in Teams.

The mails have the subject lines : “you have new messages in Microsoft Teams”.

IN the message text, you can read who published messages, there is a link to the post and an extract of what they say.

I can read what they say with another well-known screen reader in Outlook, the mail application on my phone, but with NVDA, I only can read many empty lines, strange signs, but not the piece of message that has been published by my colleagues.

I tried to enable tables announcement by NVDA, as well as graphics announcements, but it is impossible to read the information.

Does anyone know how I can have NVDA read the whole mail?

Unfortunately, I could only test with Outlook, I don’t know if there is the same problem with Thunderbird.

Thank you for any hints.

Best

Sylvie


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Don H
 

I have both beep and say cap unchecked under speech settings and NVDA
still says capital before a capital letter and when typing a capital letter.

On 1/18/2022 7:53 AM, Fawaz Abdul rahman wrote:
Hi,
if you mean while typing, then yes.
in the voice settings, you can find:
Say cap before capitals  check box  not checked  Alt+c
you can check it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.
good luck.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...
<mailto:lmddh50@...>> wrote:

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?






NVDA not reading all message content from Microsoft Teams notification mails in Outlook

Sylvie Duchateau
 

Hello all,

I now use Microsoft Teams every day with my colleagues to communicate and when Teams is not open, I receive e-mails notifications that someone has published a new post in Teams.

The mails have the subject lines : “you have new messages in Microsoft Teams”.

IN the message text, you can read who published messages, there is a link to the post and an extract of what they say.

I can read what they say with another well-known screen reader in Outlook, the mail application on my phone, but with NVDA, I only can read many empty lines, strange signs, but not the piece of message that has been published by my colleagues.

I tried to enable tables announcement by NVDA, as well as graphics announcements, but it is impossible to read the information.

Does anyone know how I can have NVDA read the whole mail?

Unfortunately, I could only test with Outlook, I don’t know if there is the same problem with Thunderbird.

Thank you for any hints.

Best

Sylvie


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Chris Mullins
 

Hi

In the voice settings NVDA+Ctrl+v, there is a setting for capitals which can be set to a pitch change, beep or announcement of “Cap” when capitals are encountered.

 

Cheers

Chris

 

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From: Don H
Sent: 18 January 2022 13:47
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on

capital letters?

 

 

 

 

 


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Gene
 

It isn't limited to typing.  If you move by letter through a document, you will hear cap spoken when you are on a capital letter.  The beep option works the same way.  All options, raise pitch, beep, and say cap, all change what is done when both typing and moving by character.


Gene

On 1/18/2022 7:53 AM, Fawaz Abdul rahman wrote:
Hi,
if you mean while typing, then yes.
in the voice settings, you can find:
Say cap before capitals  check box  not checked  Alt+c
you can check it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.
good luck.

On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...> wrote:
Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?






Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Fawaz Abdul rahman
 

Hi,
if you mean while typing, then yes.
in the voice settings, you can find:
Say cap before capitals  check box  not checked  Alt+c
you can check it or use the beep option which is right after the cap option.
good luck.


On Tue, Jan 18, 2022 at 4:47 PM Don H <lmddh50@...> wrote:
Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on
capital letters?






NVDA announcing Capital letters

Don H
 

Is there a setting in NVDA that causes the word capital to be spoken on capital letters?


Re: NVDA add-on CloudVision

alexey
 

I have made a new version of  the CloudVision  add-on
v3.0.0.1 Latest
Added recognition of files that are selected in Windows Explorer.
The idea is copied from the "Nao (NVDA Advanced OCR)" addon.
Press NVDA+CTRL+I in Explorer on the selected file without opening this file.
Try.
The original image will be sent for recognition.
https://github.com/alekssamos/cloudvision/releases/download/v3.0.0.1/CloudVision-3.0.0.1.nvda-addon


Re: a big thank you to the programmers

Steve Nutt
 

Yes, so does Narrator.

 

All the best


Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: 15 January 2022 23:56
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] a big thank you to the programmers

 

Doesn't JAWS do this as well?  NVDA and JAWS both have had shortcuts for links (whether visited or unvisited), visited link, and unvisited link, in their keyboard shortcuts for as long as I can remember.  I also thought both announced, when you landed on a link, it's previous visitation status.

I'm just curious if any JAWS and NVDA users, and I know we've got those, can either confirm or refute my memory.  I just realized a couple of days ago that it has been almost 4 years since I last had a client where I was tutoring JAWS.
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