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Re: Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2

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Well it seems to work in all the various permutations I've tried. One assumes new docs work so maybe there is something odd about the one you are opening?


Can you toggle browse and focus mode on it?
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From: "Jessica D" <jldail13@gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 6:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2


Hi,
Word 2016, under office 365


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Which version of word do you use?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jessica D" <jldail13@gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 3:39 PM
Subject: [nvda] Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2


Hi,
I’m trying to update my resume, and am having a serious issue.

NVDA will not read it.

What can I do?

I’m using NVDA 2018.2RC2

Thanks,
Jessica


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Re: Addint a Desktop Shortcut for Programs or Apps under Windows 10

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That is very similar to how it works in windows 7 then.

Incidentally for those who asked about making folders when in explorer its as easy as shift/control n.

You can name it or its defaulted to new folder.

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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 6:09 PM
Subject: [nvda] Addint a Desktop Shortcut for Programs or Apps under Windows 10


The following uses JAWS commands for a couple of things, but any NVDA user should be able to "translate" to NVDA with relative ease. *

Creating a Desktop Shortcut for a Program/App Under Windows 10*

by Bill White

1. Go to your desktop and make sure nothing is selected. To do this: press CONTROL plus SPACE, then JAWS (or other screen reader) should say, “Not Selected.” If you need to, hit CTRL+SPACE again.

2. Press Applications/Menu Key or SHIFT plus F10, and Arrow down to the New Submenu, then press ENTER.

3. ARROW down to Shortcut then press ENTER.

4. When it asks you to type the location of the shortcut, type: %windir%\explorer.exe shell:Appsfolder

5. TAB to the Next button then press ENTER.

6. When it asks for a name for the shortcut, press the DELETE key then type: AppsFolder

7. TAB to the Finish button, then press ENTER.

8. Now, on your desktop, you will have a shortcut that reads: AppsFolder

9. If you press ENTER on this shortcut, a special Windows system folder will open containing all of your apps.

10. Now, create any shortcut for an app as follows:

11. Press ENTER on the AppsFolder icon.

12. Use First-letter Navigation to find and select the app for which you want the shortcut on your desktop.

13. ARROW down to Create Shortcut, then press ENTER.

14. When it tells you that a shortcut can’t be created here, and it asks if you want a shortcut on the desktop, press ENTER on Yes.

15. That’s it. Now you will have a shortcut for your desired app on the desktop, along with the AppsFolder shortcut, which you can use later when you need to create another desktop shortcut.



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Re: Using SecureCRT on a notebook computer

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Hi John.

My information is three years out of date.

When I used this type of software, it was necessary for your screen reader to track the cursor. You will probably need for the cursor to blink as fast as possible. You should experiment with a cursor that looks like a block, or a horizontal or vertical line. It might be worth contacting your screen-reader's provider to find out the best way to track the cursor.

I used JAWS. I did not have to use the review mode to access the line the cursor was on.

I used SecureCRT to access the Linux environment for many years.

I apologize, but I have forgotten my own cursor settings.

Regards
Louis Maher
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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of John J. Boyer
Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 6:23 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Using SecureCRT on a notebook computer

Hello,

I've been experimenting with SecureCRT. I can log in, but then it says Term and won't do anything. I'm using a Braille display. If I get past the login problem, does Braille have to be tethered to review? the computer does not have a separate numpad. How can I use my display?

Thanks,
John

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Re: Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2

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Hi,
Word 2016, under office 365

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Which version of word do you use?

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Jessica D" <jldail13@gmail.com>
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 3:39 PM
Subject: [nvda] Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2


Hi,
I’m trying to update my resume, and am having a serious issue.

NVDA will not read it.

What can I do?

I’m using NVDA 2018.2RC2

Thanks,
Jessica


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Addint a Desktop Shortcut for Programs or Apps under Windows 10

 

The following uses JAWS commands for a couple of things, but any NVDA user should be able to "translate" to NVDA with relative ease.


Creating a Desktop Shortcut for a Program/App Under Windows 10

             by Bill White

1. Go to your desktop and make sure nothing is selected. To do this: press CONTROL plus SPACE, then JAWS (or other screen reader) should say, “Not Selected.”  If you need to, hit CTRL+SPACE again.

2. Press Applications/Menu Key or SHIFT plus F10, and Arrow down to the New Submenu, then press ENTER.

3. ARROW down to Shortcut then press ENTER.

4. When it asks you to type the location of the shortcut, type:  %windir%\explorer.exe shell:Appsfolder

5. TAB to the Next button then press ENTER.

6. When it asks for a name for the shortcut, press the DELETE key then type:  AppsFolder

7. TAB to the Finish button, then press ENTER.

8. Now, on your desktop, you will have a shortcut that reads:  AppsFolder

9. If you press ENTER on this shortcut, a special Windows system folder will open containing all of your apps.

10. Now, create any shortcut for an app as follows:

11. Press ENTER on the AppsFolder icon.

12. Use First-letter Navigation to find and select the app for which you want the shortcut on your desktop.

13. ARROW down to Create Shortcut, then press ENTER.

14. When it tells you that a shortcut can’t be created here, and it asks if you want a shortcut on the desktop, press ENTER on Yes.

15. That’s it. Now you will have a shortcut for your desired app on the desktop, along with the AppsFolder shortcut, which you can use later when you need to create another desktop shortcut.

 

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Re: Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2

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Which version of word do you use?

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From: "Jessica D" <jldail13@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 3:39 PM
Subject: [nvda] Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2


Hi,
I’m trying to update my resume, and am having a serious issue.

NVDA will not read it.

What can I do?

I’m using NVDA 2018.2RC2

Thanks,
Jessica


Sent from Mail for Windows 10


Re: NVDA and Java Access Bridge

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I am led to believe it does, but often you still need the 32 and 64 bit versions and sometimes java is a bit tardy at its installation in the first place. I keep clear of java software these days, seems to be a bit of what we English call a dogs dinner!
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Subject: [nvda] NVDA and Java Access Bridge


Does NVDA work with the Java Access Bridge in Windows 10? Thanks.

Mike


Re: skype help

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Can one generate a direct shortcut to this on the desktop. Somebody asked me but I don't use windows 10.
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 12:17 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] skype help


Hi

Microsoft now own Skype so the app version ships with Windows 10. If you
press windows+r and type shell:appsfolder, this will list all apps on your
machine. Press the letter s to jump down to apps beginning with s and keep
pressing s until you land on Skype. Press enter to run it. If you haven't
run this version before there may be some initial set-up to do but it will
linkyou to your existing Skype account if you have one.



Cheers

Chris







From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Darren
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Sent: 6 June 2018 10:48
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] skype help



Hi,



I'm trying to get skype to work on windows 10. I went to download it but it
says I have already got it. I did buy office 365 and I have skype for
business. Is that the same thing as normal skype?




Re: Python Console

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That is a little perverse for the feature, I seem to recall somebody wrote a add on which did this for you but since we are kneee deep in calculators in windows, probably not much help.
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 12:12 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Python Console


Or as a handy calculator, since it can easily be accessed through NVDA
control Z, just make sure you pass both floats if you expect a float in
return, so in other words, don't do 5/2 and look strange when it says 2
rather than 2.5. This limitation has been removed in python 3, and NVDA can
still do it, I think you have to import something and do something else,
but for general use, just make sure all numbers are floats if you're
looking for a float in return.


Re: Python Console

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Its for short scripts for one time execution to trouble shoot issues you may be having.
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Sent: Wednesday, June 06, 2018 12:02 AM
Subject: [nvda] Python Console


Hi,
I was looking into some Python tutorials, on youtube, and I'm just getting started.
I also noticed in NVDA Tools, there is a Python Console.
My question is, is this for writing in Python?
Thanks.

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Re: Update focus highlight folks

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I post a link in another email to the list.
Its less cluttered in the log too.
Still not sure why the hangs used to occur though.
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Subject: [nvda] Update focus highlight folks


I just did and it seems to have solved some hanging and other issues in various apps, most strange.
Brian

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Re: Facebook interface is different in Chrome

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I don't think it does do this.
Brian

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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 9:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Facebook interface is different in Chrome


Thanks Sarah; I'll look for the agent user feature.

Greetings,
Cleverson


Re: Path On Portable Copy

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You can do that now. You browse or enter a path, if the path is not there usually windows asks if you want to create it.

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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 10:28 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Path On Portable Copy


As far as I understood the portable creation process, you put in d:\nvda and it did it.

This allows you to make different places to store nvda.


On the other hand if users want it I wander if that could be an option, make a portable on a drive or choose a parth and make a custom portable in another location.

It would need an extra listbox somewhere and maybe a few lines of code but I'd imagine a simple adjustment.




On 6/6/2018 4:41 AM, Ervin, Glenn wrote:
Hi,
I just tried to make a portable copy of NVDA, after updating my local copy.
I gave it the right drive path, but I did not specify \NVDA
This made a mess in my drive and I hope I only deleted the NVDA files in order to re-do it.
I have made portable copies of NVDA many times before.
I thought that it automatically made the NVDA directory.
Did this change?
I would think that by default, it should create a folder called \NVDA.
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Re: Path On Portable Copy

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Yes but its the start of the process that is the problem. I think it could default to creating a folder on whatever drive called nvda. and there is nothing to stop you renaming the folder later if you like.
However to the uninitiated, the installer makes a folder in the program files areas but create the portable from it and its got to be done manually. the least they could do after you select the drive is warn you that it will go into the root if you continue in my view.
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 10:12 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Path On Portable Copy


Hi


For as long as i have been using a portable version it has never made a directory called nvda. If the usb stick has no other files it will put all the files needed splattered on the stick as you found out.


I have always made a directory called nvda usually on the usb stick.


But lets say at the moment i have 3 copies of nvda.


the stable version makes it own directory.


The other 2 i made a directory called master snap shots and another directory called next snap shots of which i test them when those files for those snapshots have been put into them.

this way it is not confusing for me to tell which is which in the folders.


It would be a pane if it done nvda for each directory on the c: drive it would either over write it or one would be called nvda 2 or some thing.


It is much tidier making a directory called nvda on a usb stick and then you can have other directories for other files and keep them tidy.


the new process in the up coming release for updating the portable is much nicer 2 basically when you go to update it from off the usb stick you are using it will download it to your usb stick then update over the top of it which it did not do before. it is in the next release coming out unless you have 2018.2 rc2 you can try it now.


Gene nz


On 6/6/2018 4:41 AM, Ervin, Glenn wrote:
Hi,
I just tried to make a portable copy of NVDA, after updating my local copy.
I gave it the right drive path, but I did not specify \NVDA
This made a mess in my drive and I hope I only deleted the NVDA files in order to re-do it.
I have made portable copies of NVDA many times before.
I thought that it automatically made the NVDA directory.
Did this change?
I would think that by default, it should create a folder called \NVDA.
Glenn
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Re: Path On Portable Copy

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There was a discussion some time ago, and some persons, no names did not think it a good idea. i don't thinks its deaf ears, just ears listening to the experienced not the novice in my view.
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Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 11:43 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Path On Portable Copy


I agree, but this time it seems to fall on deaf ears.

On 05/06/2018 18:10, Gene wrote:
NVDA doesn't make its own folder. This is a serious flaw and it should be corrected. It's nonstandard.
Gene
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*Subject:* [nvda] Path On Portable Copy

Hi,

I just tried to make a portable copy of NVDA, after updating my local copy.

I gave it the right drive path, but I did not specify \NVDA

This made a mess in my drive and I hope I only deleted the NVDA files in order to re-do it.

I have made portable copies of NVDA many times before.

I thought that it automatically made the NVDA directory.

Did this change?

I would think that by default, it should create a folder called \NVDA.

Glenn

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Re: Path On Portable Copy

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No it never did this, it was a bit of an argument about whether it should or not but it seems the result was inconclusive. personally I'd have preferred that it defaulted to nvda, and gave the option to change it much like zip does for extracting files, but I never did see this done.
Basically you can normally tell the files by their dates and times, so one can easily remove them or more usefully copy them to a new folder called nvda. At least then if it won't work you know you missed some!


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----- Original Message -----
From: "Ervin, Glenn" <glenn.ervin@nebraska.gov>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2018 5:41 PM
Subject: [nvda] Path On Portable Copy


Hi,
I just tried to make a portable copy of NVDA, after updating my local copy.
I gave it the right drive path, but I did not specify \NVDA
This made a mess in my drive and I hope I only deleted the NVDA files in order to re-do it.
I have made portable copies of NVDA many times before.
I thought that it automatically made the NVDA directory.
Did this change?
I would think that by default, it should create a folder called \NVDA.
Glenn
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Re: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi,

Snapshots are development builds released from time to time to let users test things here and there.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Darren Harris via Groups.Io
Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 9:11 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi,

 

Thanks for your message. Consider me a newb for a moment, what is meant by snapshot and what are they for?

 

Many thanks.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 06 June 2018 17:07
To: nvda-addons@groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi all,

 

Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 and 18.06 are out. Make sure you go over a notice I posted a few hours ago regarding which version to use. Later today, a corresponding pilot development snapshot will hit the air.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

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Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:29 AM
To: 'nvda-addons@groups.io' <nvda-addons@groups.io>
Subject: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi everyone,

 

In a few hours I’ll release Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06 and 18.05.3. Due to vast differences in some code sections, both will be released at the same time, targeting different NVDA versions:

 

  • 18.05.3: NVDA 2018.1.1 and earlier.
  • 18.06: NVDA 2018.2 RC and later (including stable version).

 

Please follow the below procedure from start to finish:

 

  1. Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 will hit the air first. Please use add-on update check facility to check for this version.
  2. Shortly afterwards (in a matter of minutes), version 18.06 will hit the air. If you happen to be using 18.05.3 and find that version 18.06 is offered: say “yes” if you are using NVDA 2018.2 RC or snapshot builds; say “no” if you need to keep 2018.1.1 or earlier around until 2018.2 hits the air.
  3. If you accidentally install 18.06 on a computer running NVDA 2018.1.1, or install 18.05.3 on systems with NVDA 2018.2, don’t worry – procedures are in place to help you upgrade/downgrade to appropriate release. I’ll provide direct links for those who need them.
  4. Once NVDA 2018.2 stable hits the air, add-on 18.06 will be offered to everyone.

 

The above procedure does not apply if you are using development snapshots of this add-on (both regular and pilot variants). However, due to code differences between regular and pilot snapshots, regular development snapshots will be paused for a while. Once NVDA 2018.2 hits the air, development snapshot variants will merge back into a single variant – regular builds until a new NVDA snapshot calls for separating the variants again.

 

Thank you.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

Darren Harris
 

Hi,

 

Thanks for your message. Consider me a newb for a moment, what is meant by snapshot and what are they for?

 

Many thanks.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 06 June 2018 17:07
To: nvda-addons@groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi all,

 

Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 and 18.06 are out. Make sure you go over a notice I posted a few hours ago regarding which version to use. Later today, a corresponding pilot development snapshot will hit the air.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: joseph.lee22590@... <joseph.lee22590@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:29 AM
To: 'nvda-addons@groups.io' <nvda-addons@groups.io>
Subject: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi everyone,

 

In a few hours I’ll release Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06 and 18.05.3. Due to vast differences in some code sections, both will be released at the same time, targeting different NVDA versions:

 

  • 18.05.3: NVDA 2018.1.1 and earlier.
  • 18.06: NVDA 2018.2 RC and later (including stable version).

 

Please follow the below procedure from start to finish:

 

  1. Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 will hit the air first. Please use add-on update check facility to check for this version.
  2. Shortly afterwards (in a matter of minutes), version 18.06 will hit the air. If you happen to be using 18.05.3 and find that version 18.06 is offered: say “yes” if you are using NVDA 2018.2 RC or snapshot builds; say “no” if you need to keep 2018.1.1 or earlier around until 2018.2 hits the air.
  3. If you accidentally install 18.06 on a computer running NVDA 2018.1.1, or install 18.05.3 on systems with NVDA 2018.2, don’t worry – procedures are in place to help you upgrade/downgrade to appropriate release. I’ll provide direct links for those who need them.
  4. Once NVDA 2018.2 stable hits the air, add-on 18.06 will be offered to everyone.

 

The above procedure does not apply if you are using development snapshots of this add-on (both regular and pilot variants). However, due to code differences between regular and pilot snapshots, regular development snapshots will be paused for a while. Once NVDA 2018.2 hits the air, development snapshot variants will merge back into a single variant – regular builds until a new NVDA snapshot calls for separating the variants again.

 

Thank you.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi all,

 

Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 and 18.06 are out. Make sure you go over a notice I posted a few hours ago regarding which version to use. Later today, a corresponding pilot development snapshot will hit the air.

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: joseph.lee22590@... <joseph.lee22590@...>
Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 12:29 AM
To: 'nvda-addons@groups.io' <nvda-addons@groups.io>
Subject: Important notice about upcoming Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06/18.05.3: provisions to support NVDA 2018.2 RC

 

Hi everyone,

 

In a few hours I’ll release Windows 10 App Essentials 18.06 and 18.05.3. Due to vast differences in some code sections, both will be released at the same time, targeting different NVDA versions:

 

  • 18.05.3: NVDA 2018.1.1 and earlier.
  • 18.06: NVDA 2018.2 RC and later (including stable version).

 

Please follow the below procedure from start to finish:

 

  1. Windows 10 App Essentials 18.05.3 will hit the air first. Please use add-on update check facility to check for this version.
  2. Shortly afterwards (in a matter of minutes), version 18.06 will hit the air. If you happen to be using 18.05.3 and find that version 18.06 is offered: say “yes” if you are using NVDA 2018.2 RC or snapshot builds; say “no” if you need to keep 2018.1.1 or earlier around until 2018.2 hits the air.
  3. If you accidentally install 18.06 on a computer running NVDA 2018.1.1, or install 18.05.3 on systems with NVDA 2018.2, don’t worry – procedures are in place to help you upgrade/downgrade to appropriate release. I’ll provide direct links for those who need them.
  4. Once NVDA 2018.2 stable hits the air, add-on 18.06 will be offered to everyone.

 

The above procedure does not apply if you are using development snapshots of this add-on (both regular and pilot variants). However, due to code differences between regular and pilot snapshots, regular development snapshots will be paused for a while. Once NVDA 2018.2 hits the air, development snapshot variants will merge back into a single variant – regular builds until a new NVDA snapshot calls for separating the variants again.

 

Thank you.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2

Moty Azrad
 

Jessica,

 

Select the file, click application and arrow to edit and press enter.

I think and hope that you can read that file.

 

Hope this help

 

Moti

 

 

Moti Azrad

Musician and Piano Tuner

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ISRAEL

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Jessica D
Sent: Wednesday, June 6, 2018 17:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Unable to read basic word document wit NVDA 2018.2RC2

 

Hi,

I’m trying to update my resume, and am having a serious issue.

 

NVDA will not read it.

 

What can I do?

 

I’m using NVDA 2018.2RC2

 

Thanks,

Jessica

 

 

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