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Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Sarah k Alawami
 

Sorry, I meant I have the nvda only add on, is there still a way for those of us with the nvda only add on to test this? I’m not sure why I didn’t ask this before. I’m such a numb nut.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 10:04 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

The SAPI synthesizer isn't an add-on.  it is intended for use with any program that supports SAPI5.

 

Gene

On 1/26/2022 11:46 AM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

However the code factory guys are blaming nvda, so who is at fault here, I can’t test as I have the nvda/sapi combo I got for $50 last year, not the sapi addon only. Actually, can I test this using the nvda only addon?

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris Mullins
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 9:00 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi

From the input so far on this issue, it sounds like the addon may interrogate the NVDA Voice property for “Say cap” and if it is not checked, it defaults to inserting the word “Capital” before processing an individual capital letter, otherwise NVDA takes responsib ility for indicating the capital letter.  This may also apply to Pitch Change and Bleep  as well but I have not seen any evidence that this is the case.

 

Cheers

                Chris

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From: Steve Nutt
Sent: 26 January 2022 14:17
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi,

 

It happens equally on the SAPI version of Vocalizer, I can tell you that.

 

And it is not, as Brian suggests, an isolated problem, it is easy to reproduce.

 

All the best

 

Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene

Sent: 25 January 2022 22:00

To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

I don't know how much you might want to do to pursue the problem further.  One option, which will cost money, is to get the SAPI Vocalizer voices,  You may want to try the program to see if you have the same problem.

 

You can find it on this page:

 

https://www.atguys.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=60_20

 

There are the methods to try to correct the problem Brian discussed and then there is this possible solution that will cost you money.  But I'm making you aware of the option, if you aren't.  And you may want to test for the problem using the SAPI demo.

 

 

Gene

 

On 1/25/2022 3:49 PM, Don H wrote:

> Yes there are setting under the code factory entery under settings.

> Same screen where you download more voices.  Nothing in the settings

> here fixes the issue of saying capital.

> On 1/25/2022 3:44 PM, Gene wrote:

>> There is a way to open settings for the add-on itself but I don't

>> know how you do it.  I have a guess which I will present.  To explain

>> why this is my guess would require explanation which isn't relevant

>> to the discussion.  It has to do with what the expired demo does when

>> you try to run it.  When you are using a vocalizer voice, try opening

>> the synthesizer dialog, control NVDA s, moving to the Vocalizer

>> choice, and pressing enter.  Does the settings dialog open?

>> 

>> 

>> I have an expired demo.  The only setting I can see that might

>> possibly apply is one for raising the pitch for capital.  As I

>> recall, it is a check box.  There is no say cap or say capital

>> setting.  Maybe if you turn on the raise pitch option, capital won't be spoken.

>> 

>> 

>> Gene

>> 

>> On 1/25/2022 3:05 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:

>> 

>>> Hi Don

>>> 

>>> If  in the Voice Settings dialog (NVDA+Ctrl+v),you set Uppercase

>>> pitch change to 0, Say Cap unchecked and Beep before Capitals

>>> unchecked you say NVDA says "Capital" before capital letters but if

>>> you check the "say Cap" checkbox, it only says "Cap", is that correct?

>>> 

>>> Does the Code Factory addon have any adjustable properties available

>>> via the Preferences sub-menu (NVDA+n p) or in the catagories list of

>>> the Settings dialog (NVDA+n p s)?  I'm asking these questions

>>> because I think it's the Code Factory addon that is responsible for

>>> it saying "Capital" and I wondered if there were any adjustable

>>> properties governing this behaviour.

>>> 

>>> Cheers

>>> 

>>>                 Chris

>>> 

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>>> 

>>> *From: *Don H <mailto:lmddh50@...>

>>> *Sent: *25 January 2022 14:21

>>> *To: *nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> *Subject: *Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> I think I started this thread and here is what I have figured out.

>>> When

>>> 

>>> using the code Factory vocalizer addon for NVDA if you have the

>>> voice

>>> 

>>> settings to not say cap and also have the beep for caps off on my

>>> system

>>> 

>>> NVDA says the word capital before each uppercase letter.  To make

>>> this

>>> 

>>> better in my opinion I now have my voice settings set with a pitch

>>> 

>>> change on caps on zero and I have say cap on capitaleters turned on. 

>>> So

>>> 

>>> now on capital letters NVDA says cap before each uppercase letter

>>> and I

>>> 

>>> hear no pitch change on capitals.  This makes the verbage on capital

>>> 

>>> letters a little better.

>>> 

>>> I did also make it stop saying capital by adding each uppercase

>>> letter

>>> 

>>> to the default dictionary replacing each with a lowercase letter and

>>> 

>>> this resulted in only hearing a pitch change on uppercase letters

>>> but

>>> 

>>> for some reason this pitch only for uppercase letters was

>>> inconsistent

>>> 

>>> with some uppercase letters being typed not having a raised pitch. 

>>> I

>>> 

>>> removed all the enteries I made to the default dictionary.

>>> 

>>> On 1/25/2022 3:59 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> > Interesting, I’ll test it again, but when I’ve tried it before, I

>>> didn’t

>>> 

>>> > get beeps when I set capitals to beep.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

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>>> > *Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

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>>> > I just tested this.  It comes through the sound card.

>>> 

>>> >

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>>> > Gene

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > On 1/21/2022 10:53 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this is because the beep option unhelpfully comes

>>> >through

>>> 

>>> >     the PC speaker, instead of your soundcard.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Some PCs don’t have a PC speaker any more, so the beep sound

>>> won’t

>>> 

>>> >     work for them.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this should be changed in NVDA.

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>>> >     *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> >     *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hello,

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I have the beep option checked but I get no sound when I type.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >       I try to use the tone option, but   can’t seem to choose the

>>> 

>>> >        right numbers so I can use that method. I don’t hear   any

>>> change

>>> 

>>> >     in tone when caps are typed.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I do not like the word caps spoken as I can’t hear what I am

>>> 

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>>> 

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Re: How setting heading rows and columns in Excel, and reading of those by NVDA, works . . .

John Isige
 

Yeah, I've never had to mess with profiles before at all. So for instance, if I changed synth settings, and opened Excel let's say, they stuck. SO I guess I just assumed that the document formatting settings worked the same way. So I knew about profiles and all, just not this behavior. But it's actually doubly useful, because I'd only want the table behavior for something like Excel and not in NVDA generally. So thanks once again!



On 1/26/2022 1:03 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

John,

 

It does look as though you have a profile for the Spreadsheet.

Press NVDA +control +p to see what profiles you have in your NVDA. There should be a “Normal” profile by default.

 

When you are on the  desktop, the Normal profile is active. Your column reading parameters would then be saved in the Normal profile.

 

If, as I suspect, you have the “Spreadsheet” profile, this will become active as soon as you open Excel.

 

When you set the parameters while outside Excel, the column reading parameters that you set up were saved in the Normal profile.

 

What you have done now that you have opened Excel, is to set the column reading settings in the Spreadsheet profile and that explains why they are now working whenever you open excel.

 

There is a detailed explanation of the profiles in the NVDA user manual. I recommend you read that and try setting up manual profiles and triggered ones just to see how they work.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5:46 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading row or column headers in Excel, how does it work?

 

Thanks, that did it! I had that set but I wonder if the problem was that I set it in the general configuration, i.e. in NVDA outside of Excel? I did apply and then save it, but I wonder if it didn't get carried over into the Excel profile? Well I set it up, saved the workbook, and hit ctrl-NVDA-c to save the current configuration while in Excel. Opening the workbook again works, so yay!

 

On 1/26/2022 3:35 AM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

John,

 

Your table looks fine.

 

Have you set these three parameters in Document configuration in the excel profile?:

  1. Open an Excel worksheet to open the Excel profile;
  2. Press NVDA+Control+d for Document settings;
  3. Check all of these items:

   Tables

    row/column headings

   Cell co-ordinates;

  1. Press control+shift +r to set row headings.

If those are all set, you should hear the row headings as described.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 2:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading row or column headers in Excel, how does it work?

 

Thanks, everybody! I have a table like so:

 

A1: title

a2: artist

a3: album

 

If I go to A1 and hit NVDA-shift-c to set column headers, and then arrow down to A2, all is well, I hear Jalla Jalla, which is a track title, followed by A2. However, when I arrow right to B2, I hear Frigg B2. It is my understanding now, and thanks for the great explanation, that I *should* hear Frigg B2 artist.

 

I generated my table by making a CSV file from MP3Tag and then importing that file into Excel, and then saving the resulting worksheet, or workbook, or whatever it is. Could that be the problem? To check I hit ctrl-n to make a new thingy and did:

 

A1: stuff

B1: more stuff

C1: still more stuff

 

A2: 3

B2: 4

C2: 5

 

Arrowing down and then right just gave me 4 B2, rather than 4 B2 more stuff, which is what I'd expect from the explanation.

 

On 1/25/2022 5:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 05:35 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

In a sample table like this:

A1= Invoice; b1=Name; c1= Date; d1= Cost ; ….

A2= 4000004325; B2=Fred Smith; C2= 02/02/2022; d2= $25.15; …   ….

 

-
One of the things that many have trouble wrapping their heads around, and I include myself, is that column headings reside in a ROW, and row headings reside in a COLUMN.  And, of course, depending on the format of the chart in question it may have only column headings (in one row) or row headings (in one column) but not both.

Cearbhall's example makes a perfectly wonderful illustration of exactly why that is, and also is a marvelous explanation of why what gets announced when it does depending on whether you are moving across (which will make column headings announced) versus down (which will get row headings announced).

My thanks for distilling this so very well.
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Re: NVDA Not Talking

Jackie
 

Ok, Steven, so we're now into serious troubleshooting mode, which
means we need a lot more info from you.
1) Version of Windows, ie, 7, 8, 10, 11, as well as build version. You
can get this info by running the winver command & copying/pasting its
output.
2) Sound cards on the machine, including any usb &/or bluetooth.
3) Could you please disable Jaws startup if not already done.
4) Please start NVDA. Does any sound play when starting?
5) Please turn on Narrator.
6) Please press windows key+r, then type sndvol & press enter.
7) Check your speaker volume to ensure it's at proper level, ie, not
0. Also check to ensure your speakers are not muted. Lastly, check to
see that the volume for NVDA is not too low or muted.
8) Ensure NVDA is running, then pres NVDA+ctrl+s. Now perhaps try
changing the audio output device.

There is another setting you may wish to check in control panel. This
is assuming Windows 10, your OS will likely differ. Go to the sound
aplet in Control panel.
9) Down arrow to the device NVDA is on.
10) Press tab until you hear properties & activate w/spacebar/enter.
11 Press ctrl tab to the advanced tab page.
12 Tab to "Allow applications to take exclusive control of this
device" & ensure it's unchecked.

Let's see where we're at.

On 1/26/22, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:
I believe this was suggested yesterday but I saw no response as to
whether this applies.  Do you have more than one sound card? When NVDA
is running, run another screen-reader, open synthesizer settings and see
what voice is selected.  If you are using more than one sound card, tab
to see what the output is.

Try another synthesizer.  You can run more than one screen-reader at
once.  If you try another one and you get speech, you will get speech
from both screen--readers at once.  Close one screen-reader,.


While I doubt this is the cause of the problem, the first thing to try
is NVDA key s.  Do you hear any speech saying anything like speech mode
on, speech mode off or speech mode beeps?  If you don't hear anything
after executing the command once, execute it two more times to be back
where you started from.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 2:53 PM, Steven Hicks wrote:
Yes, even if I start it after logon manually, it appears to load but there
is no speech.
I know it is running as when you do NVDA+q, you receive the quit screen.


-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jackie
Sent: 26 January 2022 05:04
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there will
be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be checked
in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after logging
on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite
odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?










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Re: NVDA Not Talking

Gene
 

So evidently the NVDA key control s didn't accomplish anything.


Let's not neglect the obvious.  With another screen-reader running, open the voice settings, control NVDA key v, and tab to the volume setting.  Is it correct?

Open the Windows volume control and tab to the NVDA volume setting there.  Having the NVDA volume set within NVDA is completely independent of the Windows volume control setting. Check with another screen-reader running at the same time as NVDA, to see what the Windows volume control setting is.  On my Windows 7 machine, the setting is somewhere around 8.  I doubt that higher versions of Windows would use a setting that is different or much different.


In NVDA itself, the default volume level may differ a lot from synthesizer to synthesizer.  I wouldn't recommend a level but see if it is reasonable, between about 40 and 90 roughly.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 2:54 PM, Steven Hicks wrote:
Thanks, I tried that an nothing happened.


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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: 26 January 2022 05:18
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Also, you might have speech mode set to beeps somehow, that's what the high-pitched noise makes me think of. Hit NVDA-s, and speech mode will toggle between talk, beeps, and off.


My other thought is that NVDA is picking another sound card/device that's not what you're listening through. If you've got another sound device with an output hooked up, some USB microphones have headphone jacks for example, try hooking up to that and see if NVDA's coming through it. If so, you can hit ctrl-NVDA-s to get into the synthesizer settings, and change the sound device from in there.


On 1/25/2022 11:03 PM, Jackie wrote:
Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there
will be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be
checked in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after
logging on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?


















Re: NVDA Not Talking

Gene
 

I believe this was suggested yesterday but I saw no response as to whether this applies.  Do you have more than one sound card? When NVDA is running, run another screen-reader, open synthesizer settings and see what voice is selected.  If you are using more than one sound card, tab to see what the output is.

Try another synthesizer.  You can run more than one screen-reader at once.  If you try another one and you get speech, you will get speech from both screen--readers at once.  Close one screen-reader,.


While I doubt this is the cause of the problem, the first thing to try is NVDA key s.  Do you hear any speech saying anything like speech mode on, speech mode off or speech mode beeps?  If you don't hear anything after executing the command once, execute it two more times to be back where you started from.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 2:53 PM, Steven Hicks wrote:
Yes, even if I start it after logon manually, it appears to load but there is no speech.
I know it is running as when you do NVDA+q, you receive the quit screen.


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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jackie
Sent: 26 January 2022 05:04
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there will be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be checked in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after logging
on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?










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Re: NVDA Not Talking

Steven Hicks
 

Thanks, I tried that an nothing happened.

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: 26 January 2022 05:18
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Also, you might have speech mode set to beeps somehow, that's what the high-pitched noise makes me think of. Hit NVDA-s, and speech mode will toggle between talk, beeps, and off.


My other thought is that NVDA is picking another sound card/device that's not what you're listening through. If you've got another sound device with an output hooked up, some USB microphones have headphone jacks for example, try hooking up to that and see if NVDA's coming through it. If so, you can hit ctrl-NVDA-s to get into the synthesizer settings, and change the sound device from in there.


On 1/25/2022 11:03 PM, Jackie wrote:
Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there
will be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be
checked in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after
logging on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?











Re: NVDA Not Talking

Steven Hicks
 

Yes, even if I start it after logon manually, it appears to load but there is no speech.
I know it is running as when you do NVDA+q, you receive the quit screen.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Jackie
Sent: 26 January 2022 05:04
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there will be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be checked in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after logging
on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?











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Re: NVDA saying blank on empty lines

Tony Malykh
 

There are add-ons for this.

1. If you just don't like the word blank, you can use Phonetic Punctuation add-on. By default it replaces it with an earcon.

2. If you would like to skip blank lines automatically when you arrow up/down, you can achieve this with BrowserNav add-on. It only works in browsers and other browse mode documents, such as email programs.

HTH

On 1/26/2022 9:48 AM, Don H wrote:
Running latest Win 10 and nvda.  Looked through the user manual but can't find a way to have NVDA from saying blank on blank lines.  Can someone please direct me to where the setting is?
Thanks




Re: How setting heading rows and columns in Excel, and reading of those by NVDA, works . . .

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

John,

 

It does look as though you have a profile for the Spreadsheet.

Press NVDA +control +p to see what profiles you have in your NVDA. There should be a “Normal” profile by default.

 

When you are on the  desktop, the Normal profile is active. Your column reading parameters would then be saved in the Normal profile.

 

If, as I suspect, you have the “Spreadsheet” profile, this will become active as soon as you open Excel.

 

When you set the parameters while outside Excel, the column reading parameters that you set up were saved in the Normal profile.

 

What you have done now that you have opened Excel, is to set the column reading settings in the Spreadsheet profile and that explains why they are now working whenever you open excel.

 

There is a detailed explanation of the profiles in the NVDA user manual. I recommend you read that and try setting up manual profiles and triggered ones just to see how they work.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 5:46 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading row or column headers in Excel, how does it work?

 

Thanks, that did it! I had that set but I wonder if the problem was that I set it in the general configuration, i.e. in NVDA outside of Excel? I did apply and then save it, but I wonder if it didn't get carried over into the Excel profile? Well I set it up, saved the workbook, and hit ctrl-NVDA-c to save the current configuration while in Excel. Opening the workbook again works, so yay!

 

On 1/26/2022 3:35 AM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

John,

 

Your table looks fine.

 

Have you set these three parameters in Document configuration in the excel profile?:

  1. Open an Excel worksheet to open the Excel profile;
  2. Press NVDA+Control+d for Document settings;
  3. Check all of these items:

   Tables

    row/column headings

   Cell co-ordinates;

  1. Press control+shift +r to set row headings.

If those are all set, you should hear the row headings as described.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 2:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading row or column headers in Excel, how does it work?

 

Thanks, everybody! I have a table like so:

 

A1: title

a2: artist

a3: album

 

If I go to A1 and hit NVDA-shift-c to set column headers, and then arrow down to A2, all is well, I hear Jalla Jalla, which is a track title, followed by A2. However, when I arrow right to B2, I hear Frigg B2. It is my understanding now, and thanks for the great explanation, that I *should* hear Frigg B2 artist.

 

I generated my table by making a CSV file from MP3Tag and then importing that file into Excel, and then saving the resulting worksheet, or workbook, or whatever it is. Could that be the problem? To check I hit ctrl-n to make a new thingy and did:

 

A1: stuff

B1: more stuff

C1: still more stuff

 

A2: 3

B2: 4

C2: 5

 

Arrowing down and then right just gave me 4 B2, rather than 4 B2 more stuff, which is what I'd expect from the explanation.

 

On 1/25/2022 5:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 05:35 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

In a sample table like this:

A1= Invoice; b1=Name; c1= Date; d1= Cost ; ….

A2= 4000004325; B2=Fred Smith; C2= 02/02/2022; d2= $25.15; …   ….

 

-
One of the things that many have trouble wrapping their heads around, and I include myself, is that column headings reside in a ROW, and row headings reside in a COLUMN.  And, of course, depending on the format of the chart in question it may have only column headings (in one row) or row headings (in one column) but not both.

Cearbhall's example makes a perfectly wonderful illustration of exactly why that is, and also is a marvelous explanation of why what gets announced when it does depending on whether you are moving across (which will make column headings announced) versus down (which will get row headings announced).

My thanks for distilling this so very well.
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Re: NVDA saying blank on empty lines

Gene
 

There may be an add-on but there is no setting in the program. But of what good is it to not say blank.  You will still have to down arrow through those lines anyway.  There might be some benefit in creating the ability in the program or as an add-on to skip blank lines while down arrowing.  Others may want to discuss if that would be useful.  I generally use speak to end.  I don't down arrow through text unless I have a reason to and I would experience little to no benefit from such an ability.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 11:48 AM, Don H wrote:
Running latest Win 10 and nvda.  Looked through the user manual but can't find a way to have NVDA from saying blank on blank lines.  Can someone please direct me to where the setting is?
Thanks




Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Gene
 

The SAPI synthesizer isn't an add-on.  it is intended for use with any program that supports SAPI5.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 11:46 AM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

However the code factory guys are blaming nvda, so who is at fault here, I can’t test as I have the nvda/sapi combo I got for $50 last year, not the sapi addon only. Actually, can I test this using the nvda only addon?

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris Mullins
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 9:00 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi

From the input so far on this issue, it sounds like the addon may interrogate the NVDA Voice property for “Say cap” and if it is not checked, it defaults to inserting the word “Capital” before processing an individual capital letter, otherwise NVDA takes responsib ility for indicating the capital letter.  This may also apply to Pitch Change and Bleep  as well but I have not seen any evidence that this is the case.

 

Cheers

                Chris

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From: Steve Nutt
Sent: 26 January 2022 14:17
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi,

 

It happens equally on the SAPI version of Vocalizer, I can tell you that.

 

And it is not, as Brian suggests, an isolated problem, it is easy to reproduce.

 

All the best

 

Steve

 

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Sent: 25 January 2022 22:00

To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

I don't know how much you might want to do to pursue the problem further.  One option, which will cost money, is to get the SAPI Vocalizer voices,  You may want to try the program to see if you have the same problem.

 

You can find it on this page:

 

https://www.atguys.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=60_20

 

There are the methods to try to correct the problem Brian discussed and then there is this possible solution that will cost you money.  But I'm making you aware of the option, if you aren't.  And you may want to test for the problem using the SAPI demo.

 

 

Gene

 

On 1/25/2022 3:49 PM, Don H wrote:

> Yes there are setting under the code factory entery under settings.

> Same screen where you download more voices.  Nothing in the settings

> here fixes the issue of saying capital.

> On 1/25/2022 3:44 PM, Gene wrote:

>> There is a way to open settings for the add-on itself but I don't

>> know how you do it.  I have a guess which I will present.  To explain

>> why this is my guess would require explanation which isn't relevant

>> to the discussion.  It has to do with what the expired demo does when

>> you try to run it.  When you are using a vocalizer voice, try opening

>> the synthesizer dialog, control NVDA s, moving to the Vocalizer

>> choice, and pressing enter.  Does the settings dialog open?

>> 

>> 

>> I have an expired demo.  The only setting I can see that might

>> possibly apply is one for raising the pitch for capital.  As I

>> recall, it is a check box.  There is no say cap or say capital

>> setting.  Maybe if you turn on the raise pitch option, capital won't be spoken.

>> 

>> 

>> Gene

>> 

>> On 1/25/2022 3:05 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:

>> 

>>> Hi Don

>>> 

>>> If  in the Voice Settings dialog (NVDA+Ctrl+v),you set Uppercase

>>> pitch change to 0, Say Cap unchecked and Beep before Capitals

>>> unchecked you say NVDA says "Capital" before capital letters but if

>>> you check the "say Cap" checkbox, it only says "Cap", is that correct?

>>> 

>>> Does the Code Factory addon have any adjustable properties available

>>> via the Preferences sub-menu (NVDA+n p) or in the catagories list of

>>> the Settings dialog (NVDA+n p s)?  I'm asking these questions

>>> because I think it's the Code Factory addon that is responsible for

>>> it saying "Capital" and I wondered if there were any adjustable

>>> properties governing this behaviour.

>>> 

>>> Cheers

>>> 

>>>                 Chris

>>> 

>>> Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for

>>> Windows

>>> 

>>> *From: *Don H <mailto:lmddh50@...>

>>> *Sent: *25 January 2022 14:21

>>> *To: *nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> *Subject: *Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> I think I started this thread and here is what I have figured out.

>>> When

>>> 

>>> using the code Factory vocalizer addon for NVDA if you have the

>>> voice

>>> 

>>> settings to not say cap and also have the beep for caps off on my

>>> system

>>> 

>>> NVDA says the word capital before each uppercase letter.  To make

>>> this

>>> 

>>> better in my opinion I now have my voice settings set with a pitch

>>> 

>>> change on caps on zero and I have say cap on capitaleters turned on. 

>>> So

>>> 

>>> now on capital letters NVDA says cap before each uppercase letter

>>> and I

>>> 

>>> hear no pitch change on capitals.  This makes the verbage on capital

>>> 

>>> letters a little better.

>>> 

>>> I did also make it stop saying capital by adding each uppercase

>>> letter

>>> 

>>> to the default dictionary replacing each with a lowercase letter and

>>> 

>>> this resulted in only hearing a pitch change on uppercase letters

>>> but

>>> 

>>> for some reason this pitch only for uppercase letters was

>>> inconsistent

>>> 

>>> with some uppercase letters being typed not having a raised pitch. 

>>> I

>>> 

>>> removed all the enteries I made to the default dictionary.

>>> 

>>> On 1/25/2022 3:59 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> > Interesting, I’ll test it again, but when I’ve tried it before, I

>>> didn’t

>>> 

>>> > get beeps when I set capitals to beep.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > All the best

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>>> 

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>>> > *Gene

>>> 

>>> > *Sent:* 21 January 2022 17:08

>>> 

>>> > *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> 

>>> > *Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > I just tested this.  It comes through the sound card.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Gene

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > On 1/21/2022 10:53 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this is because the beep option unhelpfully comes

>>> >through

>>> 

>>> >     the PC speaker, instead of your soundcard.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Some PCs don’t have a PC speaker any more, so the beep sound

>>> won’t

>>> 

>>> >     work for them.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this should be changed in NVDA.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     All the best

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

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>>> 

>>> >     *Marilyn and Don Bilderback

>>> 

>>> >     *Sent:* 20 January 2022 06:18

>>> 

>>> >     *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> >     *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hello,

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I have the beep option checked but I get no sound when I type.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >       I try to use the tone option, but   can’t seem to choose the

>>> 

>>> >        right numbers so I can use that method. I don’t hear   any

>>> change

>>> 

>>> >     in tone when caps are typed.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I do not like the word caps spoken as I can’t hear what I am

>>> 

>>> >     typing.    What am I missing?

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Marilynn

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

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>> 

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NVDA saying blank on empty lines

Don H
 

Running latest Win 10 and nvda. Looked through the user manual but can't find a way to have NVDA from saying blank on blank lines. Can someone please direct me to where the setting is?
Thanks


Re: How setting heading rows and columns in Excel, and reading of those by NVDA, works . . .

John Isige
 

Thanks, that did it! I had that set but I wonder if the problem was that I set it in the general configuration, i.e. in NVDA outside of Excel? I did apply and then save it, but I wonder if it didn't get carried over into the Excel profile? Well I set it up, saved the workbook, and hit ctrl-NVDA-c to save the current configuration while in Excel. Opening the workbook again works, so yay!


On 1/26/2022 3:35 AM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

John,

 

Your table looks fine.

 

Have you set these three parameters in Document configuration in the excel profile?:

  1. Open an Excel worksheet to open the Excel profile;
  2. Press NVDA+Control+d for Document settings;
  3. Check all of these items:

   Tables

    row/column headings

   Cell co-ordinates;

  1. Press control+shift +r to set row headings.

If those are all set, you should hear the row headings as described.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 2:44 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading row or column headers in Excel, how does it work?

 

Thanks, everybody! I have a table like so:

 

A1: title

a2: artist

a3: album

 

If I go to A1 and hit NVDA-shift-c to set column headers, and then arrow down to A2, all is well, I hear Jalla Jalla, which is a track title, followed by A2. However, when I arrow right to B2, I hear Frigg B2. It is my understanding now, and thanks for the great explanation, that I *should* hear Frigg B2 artist.

 

I generated my table by making a CSV file from MP3Tag and then importing that file into Excel, and then saving the resulting worksheet, or workbook, or whatever it is. Could that be the problem? To check I hit ctrl-n to make a new thingy and did:

 

A1: stuff

B1: more stuff

C1: still more stuff

 

A2: 3

B2: 4

C2: 5

 

Arrowing down and then right just gave me 4 B2, rather than 4 B2 more stuff, which is what I'd expect from the explanation.

 

On 1/25/2022 5:24 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:

On Tue, Jan 25, 2022 at 05:35 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

In a sample table like this:

A1= Invoice; b1=Name; c1= Date; d1= Cost ; ….

A2= 4000004325; B2=Fred Smith; C2= 02/02/2022; d2= $25.15; …   ….

 

-
One of the things that many have trouble wrapping their heads around, and I include myself, is that column headings reside in a ROW, and row headings reside in a COLUMN.  And, of course, depending on the format of the chart in question it may have only column headings (in one row) or row headings (in one column) but not both.

Cearbhall's example makes a perfectly wonderful illustration of exactly why that is, and also is a marvelous explanation of why what gets announced when it does depending on whether you are moving across (which will make column headings announced) versus down (which will get row headings announced).

My thanks for distilling this so very well.
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Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Sarah k Alawami
 

However the code factory guys are blaming nvda, so who is at fault here, I can’t test as I have the nvda/sapi combo I got for $50 last year, not the sapi addon only. Actually, can I test this using the nvda only addon?

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Chris Mullins
Sent: Wednesday, January 26, 2022 9:00 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi

From the input so far on this issue, it sounds like the addon may interrogate the NVDA Voice property for “Say cap” and if it is not checked, it defaults to inserting the word “Capital” before processing an individual capital letter, otherwise NVDA takes responsib ility for indicating the capital letter.  This may also apply to Pitch Change and Bleep  as well but I have not seen any evidence that this is the case.

 

Cheers

                Chris

Sent from Mail for Windows

 

From: Steve Nutt
Sent: 26 January 2022 14:17
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi,

 

It happens equally on the SAPI version of Vocalizer, I can tell you that.

 

And it is not, as Brian suggests, an isolated problem, it is easy to reproduce.

 

All the best

 

Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene

Sent: 25 January 2022 22:00

To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

I don't know how much you might want to do to pursue the problem further.  One option, which will cost money, is to get the SAPI Vocalizer voices,  You may want to try the program to see if you have the same problem.

 

You can find it on this page:

 

https://www.atguys.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=60_20

 

There are the methods to try to correct the problem Brian discussed and then there is this possible solution that will cost you money.  But I'm making you aware of the option, if you aren't.  And you may want to test for the problem using the SAPI demo.

 

 

Gene

 

On 1/25/2022 3:49 PM, Don H wrote:

> Yes there are setting under the code factory entery under settings.

> Same screen where you download more voices.  Nothing in the settings

> here fixes the issue of saying capital.

> On 1/25/2022 3:44 PM, Gene wrote:

>> There is a way to open settings for the add-on itself but I don't

>> know how you do it.  I have a guess which I will present.  To explain

>> why this is my guess would require explanation which isn't relevant

>> to the discussion.  It has to do with what the expired demo does when

>> you try to run it.  When you are using a vocalizer voice, try opening

>> the synthesizer dialog, control NVDA s, moving to the Vocalizer

>> choice, and pressing enter.  Does the settings dialog open?

>> 

>> 

>> I have an expired demo.  The only setting I can see that might

>> possibly apply is one for raising the pitch for capital.  As I

>> recall, it is a check box.  There is no say cap or say capital

>> setting.  Maybe if you turn on the raise pitch option, capital won't be spoken.

>> 

>> 

>> Gene

>> 

>> On 1/25/2022 3:05 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:

>> 

>>> Hi Don

>>> 

>>> If  in the Voice Settings dialog (NVDA+Ctrl+v),you set Uppercase

>>> pitch change to 0, Say Cap unchecked and Beep before Capitals

>>> unchecked you say NVDA says "Capital" before capital letters but if

>>> you check the "say Cap" checkbox, it only says "Cap", is that correct?

>>> 

>>> Does the Code Factory addon have any adjustable properties available

>>> via the Preferences sub-menu (NVDA+n p) or in the catagories list of

>>> the Settings dialog (NVDA+n p s)?  I'm asking these questions

>>> because I think it's the Code Factory addon that is responsible for

>>> it saying "Capital" and I wondered if there were any adjustable

>>> properties governing this behaviour.

>>> 

>>> Cheers

>>> 

>>>                 Chris

>>> 

>>> Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for

>>> Windows

>>> 

>>> *From: *Don H <mailto:lmddh50@...>

>>> *Sent: *25 January 2022 14:21

>>> *To: *nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> *Subject: *Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> I think I started this thread and here is what I have figured out.

>>> When

>>> 

>>> using the code Factory vocalizer addon for NVDA if you have the

>>> voice

>>> 

>>> settings to not say cap and also have the beep for caps off on my

>>> system

>>> 

>>> NVDA says the word capital before each uppercase letter.  To make

>>> this

>>> 

>>> better in my opinion I now have my voice settings set with a pitch

>>> 

>>> change on caps on zero and I have say cap on capitaleters turned on. 

>>> So

>>> 

>>> now on capital letters NVDA says cap before each uppercase letter

>>> and I

>>> 

>>> hear no pitch change on capitals.  This makes the verbage on capital

>>> 

>>> letters a little better.

>>> 

>>> I did also make it stop saying capital by adding each uppercase

>>> letter

>>> 

>>> to the default dictionary replacing each with a lowercase letter and

>>> 

>>> this resulted in only hearing a pitch change on uppercase letters

>>> but

>>> 

>>> for some reason this pitch only for uppercase letters was

>>> inconsistent

>>> 

>>> with some uppercase letters being typed not having a raised pitch. 

>>> I

>>> 

>>> removed all the enteries I made to the default dictionary.

>>> 

>>> On 1/25/2022 3:59 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> > Interesting, I’ll test it again, but when I’ve tried it before, I

>>> didn’t

>>> 

>>> > get beeps when I set capitals to beep.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > All the best

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Steve

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > --

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > To subscribe to our News and Special Offers list, go to

>>> 

>>> > https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe

>>> <https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Computer Room Services

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > 77 Exeter Close

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Stevenage

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Hertfordshire

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > SG1 4PW

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > T: +44(0)1438-742286

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > M: +44(0)7956-334938

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > F: +44(0)1438-759589

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > E: steve@... <mailto:steve@...>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > W: https://www.comproom.co.uk <https://www.comproom.co.uk>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of

>>> > *Gene

>>> 

>>> > *Sent:* 21 January 2022 17:08

>>> 

>>> > *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> 

>>> > *Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > I just tested this.  It comes through the sound card.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Gene

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > On 1/21/2022 10:53 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this is because the beep option unhelpfully comes

>>> >through

>>> 

>>> >     the PC speaker, instead of your soundcard.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Some PCs don’t have a PC speaker any more, so the beep sound

>>> won’t

>>> 

>>> >     work for them.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this should be changed in NVDA.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     All the best

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Steve

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     --

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     To subscribe to our News and Special Offers list, go to

>>> 

>>> > https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe

>>> 

>>> > <https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe>

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>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Computer Room Services

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     77 Exeter Close

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Stevenage

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hertfordshire

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     SG1 4PW

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     T: +44(0)1438-742286

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     M: +44(0)7956-334938

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     F: +44(0)1438-759589

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     E: steve@... <mailto:steve@...>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     W: https://www.comproom.co.uk <https://www.comproom.co.uk>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> > <nvda@nvda.groups.io> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of

>>> 

>>> >     *Marilyn and Don Bilderback

>>> 

>>> >     *Sent:* 20 January 2022 06:18

>>> 

>>> >     *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> >     *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hello,

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I have the beep option checked but I get no sound when I type.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >       I try to use the tone option, but   can’t seem to choose the

>>> 

>>> >        right numbers so I can use that method. I don’t hear   any

>>> change

>>> 

>>> >     in tone when caps are typed.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I do not like the word caps spoken as I can’t hear what I am

>>> 

>>> >     typing.    What am I missing?

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Marilynn

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>> 

>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

Chris Mullins
 

Hi

From the input so far on this issue, it sounds like the addon may interrogate the NVDA Voice property for “Say cap” and if it is not checked, it defaults to inserting the word “Capital” before processing an individual capital letter, otherwise NVDA takes responsib ility for indicating the capital letter.  This may also apply to Pitch Change and Bleep  as well but I have not seen any evidence that this is the case.

 

Cheers

                Chris

Sent from Mail for Windows

 

From: Steve Nutt
Sent: 26 January 2022 14:17
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

Hi,

 

It happens equally on the SAPI version of Vocalizer, I can tell you that.

 

And it is not, as Brian suggests, an isolated problem, it is easy to reproduce.

 

All the best

 

Steve

 

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-----Original Message-----

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene

Sent: 25 January 2022 22:00

To: nvda@nvda.groups.io

Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

I don't know how much you might want to do to pursue the problem further.  One option, which will cost money, is to get the SAPI Vocalizer voices,  You may want to try the program to see if you have the same problem.

 

You can find it on this page:

 

https://www.atguys.com/store/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=60_20

 

There are the methods to try to correct the problem Brian discussed and then there is this possible solution that will cost you money.  But I'm making you aware of the option, if you aren't.  And you may want to test for the problem using the SAPI demo.

 

 

Gene

 

On 1/25/2022 3:49 PM, Don H wrote:

> Yes there are setting under the code factory entery under settings.

> Same screen where you download more voices.  Nothing in the settings

> here fixes the issue of saying capital.

> On 1/25/2022 3:44 PM, Gene wrote:

>> There is a way to open settings for the add-on itself but I don't

>> know how you do it.  I have a guess which I will present.  To explain

>> why this is my guess would require explanation which isn't relevant

>> to the discussion.  It has to do with what the expired demo does when

>> you try to run it.  When you are using a vocalizer voice, try opening

>> the synthesizer dialog, control NVDA s, moving to the Vocalizer

>> choice, and pressing enter.  Does the settings dialog open?

>> 

>> 

>> I have an expired demo.  The only setting I can see that might

>> possibly apply is one for raising the pitch for capital.  As I

>> recall, it is a check box.  There is no say cap or say capital

>> setting.  Maybe if you turn on the raise pitch option, capital won't be spoken.

>> 

>> 

>> Gene

>> 

>> On 1/25/2022 3:05 PM, Chris Mullins wrote:

>> 

>>> Hi Don

>>> 

>>> If  in the Voice Settings dialog (NVDA+Ctrl+v),you set Uppercase

>>> pitch change to 0, Say Cap unchecked and Beep before Capitals

>>> unchecked you say NVDA says "Capital" before capital letters but if

>>> you check the "say Cap" checkbox, it only says "Cap", is that correct?

>>> 

>>> Does the Code Factory addon have any adjustable properties available

>>> via the Preferences sub-menu (NVDA+n p) or in the catagories list of

>>> the Settings dialog (NVDA+n p s)?  I'm asking these questions

>>> because I think it's the Code Factory addon that is responsible for

>>> it saying "Capital" and I wondered if there were any adjustable

>>> properties governing this behaviour.

>>> 

>>> Cheers

>>> 

>>>                 Chris

>>> 

>>> Sent from Mail <https://go.microsoft.com/fwlink/?LinkId=550986> for

>>> Windows

>>> 

>>> *From: *Don H <mailto:lmddh50@...>

>>> *Sent: *25 January 2022 14:21

>>> *To: *nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> *Subject: *Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> I think I started this thread and here is what I have figured out.

>>> When

>>> 

>>> using the code Factory vocalizer addon for NVDA if you have the

>>> voice

>>> 

>>> settings to not say cap and also have the beep for caps off on my

>>> system

>>> 

>>> NVDA says the word capital before each uppercase letter.  To make

>>> this

>>> 

>>> better in my opinion I now have my voice settings set with a pitch

>>> 

>>> change on caps on zero and I have say cap on capitaleters turned on. 

>>> So

>>> 

>>> now on capital letters NVDA says cap before each uppercase letter

>>> and I

>>> 

>>> hear no pitch change on capitals.  This makes the verbage on capital

>>> 

>>> letters a little better.

>>> 

>>> I did also make it stop saying capital by adding each uppercase

>>> letter

>>> 

>>> to the default dictionary replacing each with a lowercase letter and

>>> 

>>> this resulted in only hearing a pitch change on uppercase letters

>>> but

>>> 

>>> for some reason this pitch only for uppercase letters was

>>> inconsistent

>>> 

>>> with some uppercase letters being typed not having a raised pitch. 

>>> I

>>> 

>>> removed all the enteries I made to the default dictionary.

>>> 

>>> On 1/25/2022 3:59 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> > Interesting, I’ll test it again, but when I’ve tried it before, I

>>> didn’t

>>> 

>>> > get beeps when I set capitals to beep.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > All the best

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Steve

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > --

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > To subscribe to our News and Special Offers list, go to

>>> 

>>> > https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe

>>> <https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Computer Room Services

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > 77 Exeter Close

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Stevenage

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Hertfordshire

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > SG1 4PW

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > T: +44(0)1438-742286

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > M: +44(0)7956-334938

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > F: +44(0)1438-759589

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > E: steve@... <mailto:steve@...>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > W: https://www.comproom.co.uk <https://www.comproom.co.uk>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of

>>> > *Gene

>>> 

>>> > *Sent:* 21 January 2022 17:08

>>> 

>>> > *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io

>>> 

>>> > *Subject:* Re: [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > I just tested this.  It comes through the sound card.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > Gene

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> > On 1/21/2022 10:53 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this is because the beep option unhelpfully comes

>>> >through

>>> 

>>> >     the PC speaker, instead of your soundcard.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Some PCs don’t have a PC speaker any more, so the beep sound

>>> won’t

>>> 

>>> >     work for them.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I think this should be changed in NVDA.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     All the best

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Steve

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     --

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     To subscribe to our News and Special Offers list, go to

>>> 

>>> > https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe

>>> 

>>> > <https://www.comproom.co.uk/subscribe>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Computer Room Services

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     77 Exeter Close

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Stevenage

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hertfordshire

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     SG1 4PW

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     T: +44(0)1438-742286

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     M: +44(0)7956-334938

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     F: +44(0)1438-759589

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     E: steve@... <mailto:steve@...>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     W: https://www.comproom.co.uk <https://www.comproom.co.uk>

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     *From:*nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> > <nvda@nvda.groups.io> <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of

>>> 

>>> >     *Marilyn and Don Bilderback

>>> 

>>> >     *Sent:* 20 January 2022 06:18

>>> 

>>> >     *To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>

>>> 

>>> >     *Subject:* [nvda] NVDA announcing Capital letters

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Hello,

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I have the beep option checked but I get no sound when I type.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >       I try to use the tone option, but   can’t seem to choose the

>>> 

>>> >        right numbers so I can use that method. I don’t hear   any

>>> change

>>> 

>>> >     in tone when caps are typed.

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     I do not like the word caps spoken as I can’t hear what I am

>>> 

>>> >     typing.    What am I missing?

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >     Marilynn

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>>> >

>>> 

>> 

>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


How setting heading rows and columns in Excel, and reading of those by NVDA, works . . .

 

Hello All,

I regret to inform you that due to a major "fat finger" a few minutes ago I have deleted the original topic from the archive.  This is not a major issue for those who have been reading along via email, but could be for those who either read by the web interface or search the archive.

I am asking those who've supplied the messages giving clear explanations of these mechanisms and how they work to please consider doing a copy from your sent folder and paste your answers into replies to this topic.  We had quite a few very good answers and explanations, and if it's possible to get those back in the archive from their originators, I'd very much appreciate it.

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Re: can you disable the announcement of "in figure" o"out of figure"?

Gene
 

I don't think a screen-reader should decide what to read and what to skip.  what I object to is the announcement figure and out of figure with no way for the user to turn it off.  I also don't think this should be spoken as default behavior.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 9:52 AM, Jonathan COHN via groups.io wrote:
I have been thinking about figures. Often when coded correctly, a screen reader will speak fairly much the same information 3 to 4 times on a figure.
1. When the figure is encountered the figcaption might be a label for the figure so will be spoken when visiting the figure.
2. The omg will have an alt tag on New York Times and Washington Post I have noticed that the alt text of the image is nearly identical to the figcaption.
3. The figcaption is the visible text below the picture and descries the picture for the sighted.
Maybe 4. Then the end of the figure is encountered. I’m not sure if NVDA and JAWS will also read the label at this point.

Some possible improvements:
1. Ignore alt text in images if they are in a figure that is labeled with the same content as the figcaption.
2. Don’t read the figure label when the start/end tags are read if the label of the figure is the figcaption.
3. If there are options to not read start/end tags for articles and regions then allow figures to be treated the same way. (This might even mean a different behavior for Red all vs navigating through.)

Jonathan


On Jan 24, 2022, at 8:43 PM, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:

No. You may be able to stop it with the speech dictionary. It should be controllable by the user but it isn't.


Gene
On 1/24/2022 7:28 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
I've been through the settings for document formatting and managed to get rid of some of the annoying announcements like in and out of article, list etc. But there does not seem to be a way to kill off the announcement of in and out of figure. Am I missing it, or is it really not available?


Mary










Re: NVDA announcing Capital letters

 

On Wed, Jan 26, 2022 at 09:17 AM, Steve Nutt wrote:
And it is not, as Brian suggests, an isolated problem, it is easy to reproduce.
-
Then, if that's the case, for the love of heaven, someone who's got it should open an issue on the NVDA GitHub with the steps to reproduce, not keep complaining about it here.  This is not a venue where developers are monitoring nor can one expect change from reporting issues here.  The mechanism exists for end users who can replicate issues to report them, directly, which is a luxury that's very, very seldom afforded to end users.  Creating an Issue in GitHub for NVDA

 


It's one thing to ask about whether anyone else has something happening and if there happens to be a fix, but we're well past that.

And, Steve, if 100 people had the issue, it would *still* be what gets classed as an isolated incident.  It's a matter of the scope within an embedded user base of something.  For Windows, the same screw-up can occur on tens of thousands of machines, and it still be a localized issue, isolated, not a global bug.  For NVDA, the number would be smaller, but if you can count it on less than two hands, it's an isolated bug.

So far, on this topic, I think we have 3 people who've reported it.  Well, how many more are using the configurations you guys are using and aren't reporting it?  Again, that should tell you something.  That something is that this is highly unlikely to be a global bug.
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Re: can you disable the announcement of "in figure" o"out of figure"?

Jonathan COHN
 

I have been thinking about figures. Often when coded correctly, a screen reader will speak fairly much the same information 3 to 4 times on a figure.
1. When the figure is encountered the figcaption might be a label for the figure so will be spoken when visiting the figure.
2. The omg will have an alt tag on New York Times and Washington Post I have noticed that the alt text of the image is nearly identical to the figcaption.
3. The figcaption is the visible text below the picture and descries the picture for the sighted.
Maybe 4. Then the end of the figure is encountered. I’m not sure if NVDA and JAWS will also read the label at this point.

Some possible improvements:
1. Ignore alt text in images if they are in a figure that is labeled with the same content as the figcaption.
2. Don’t read the figure label when the start/end tags are read if the label of the figure is the figcaption.
3. If there are options to not read start/end tags for articles and regions then allow figures to be treated the same way. (This might even mean a different behavior for Red all vs navigating through.)

Jonathan

On Jan 24, 2022, at 8:43 PM, Gene <gsasner@...> wrote:

No. You may be able to stop it with the speech dictionary. It should be controllable by the user but it isn't.


Gene
On 1/24/2022 7:28 PM, Mary Otten wrote:
I've been through the settings for document formatting and managed to get rid of some of the annoying announcements like in and out of article, list etc. But there does not seem to be a way to kill off the announcement of in and out of figure. Am I missing it, or is it really not available?


Mary









Re: NVDA Not Talking

Gene
 

That shouldn't be the initial setting.  If it were, you would have to use another synthesizer to make it talk after installation.  We would have seen no end of complaints from people who installed NVDA and had no speech  if that were the case.  You can check the speech setting with the command NVDA key s.  Whether you have speech set to speak or none or beep, every time you issue the command, NVDA will talk.  It will tell you what you are setting speech to.  It will say speech mode off, speech mode beeps, or speech mode talk.


Gene

On 1/26/2022 12:22 AM, Marilyn and Don Bilderback wrote:
When NVDA first starts you are able to use Narrator to set up things. I found this out just days ago. The real problem once NVDA is installed is getting into the synthesizer settings and choose one you want and pick a voice. Then there are settings which you need to set before you get to the end and press OK
In actual use the setting for talking is set to none at start up until you tell it different. Good Luck.
Marilyn

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Isige
Sent: Tuesday, January 25, 2022 10:18 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA Not Talking

Also, you might have speech mode set to beeps somehow, that's what the high-pitched noise makes me think of. Hit NVDA-s, and speech mode will toggle between talk, beeps, and off.


My other thought is that NVDA is picking another sound card/device that's not what you're listening through. If you've got another sound device with an output hooked up, some USB microphones have headphone jacks for example, try hooking up to that and see if NVDA's coming through it. If so, you can hit ctrl-NVDA-s to get into the synthesizer settings, and change the sound device from in there.


On 1/25/2022 11:03 PM, Jackie wrote:
Hi, Steven. Just because there's speech at logon does not mean there
will be speech once the computer has started. Both options need to be
checked in 'Preferences > Settings > General'. Specifically:
"Start NVDA after I sign in" needs to be checked.

On 1/25/22, Steven Hicks <hickser@...> wrote:
Hi friends,



I Have installed the latest NVDA on my laptop.

When I start up, there is speech at the logon screen but after
logging on, there is nothing at all, no speech.

During the installation, there was no speech either which seems quite odd.

If I load up JAWS then I can use the NVDA+N and it would appear that
NVDA is running.

I Use NVDA+Q and JAWS will read the NVDA quit screen but again, there
is no speech from NVDA itself.

When I type, there is a high pitched sound for some reason until I
unload NVDA.

I Tried uninstalling NVDA and re-installing but the same thing seems
to have happened afterwards.

Does anyone have any ideas please?

















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