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Re: Express Scribe and NVDA

Arlene
 

Well then, Uninstall Express Scribe. Then reinstall it as though you are going to use it as a free trial. Try it and see if it is user friendly with NVDA. If it is. Then purchase it.  I don’t know how long the free trial would be. I’d make use of it during the free time. If you find it’s user friendly. Then buy it.

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: May 20, 2020 8:56 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

 

I was a WindowEyes user until it was gone then I went to NVDA. I know how to use Qogle but am willing to pay for the soft ware if it works with NVDA. I would rather pay for it than deal with something I have onfor for a certain period.

Betsy
----- Original Message -----
From: Arlene
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Date: 05/20/2020 11:47 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

Betsy, do you know how to use Google? Or Start page?  If you do, You just go to www.startpage.com It's like google but you do not get spywhere.   You use that search engine. You ask what is free like express scribe or other are free. Then you just find what will work for you. Have you used other screen readers besides NVDA? Or are you newly blind?  That's why I asked if you know how to use google?  I hope you find something that is user friendly like express scribe. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: May 20, 2020 8:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

 

I hope it is OK to ask this here. Does anyone know if Express Scribe

works with NVDA? I do not want to purchase it if it does not work. I

cannot remember if I ever tried it with NVDA because it has been quite

some time since I have even used it. My trial version has run out and I

am willing to purchase it if it does work as I do a lot of transcription

from recordings and one of the places I volunteer to do this wants

things word for word as much as possible. If Express Scribe does not

work or you know of another software that is very user friendly please

let me know. If the moderators do not want this topic on the list and

they let us know please email me privately.

 

 

Thanks so much for any help I can receive.

 

 

 

--

Betsy Grenevitch

678-862-3876

 

 

 

 

 


Re: Express Scribe and NVDA

Betsy Grenevitch
 

I was a WindowEyes user until it was gone then I went to NVDA. I know how to use Qogle but am willing to pay for the soft ware if it works with NVDA. I would rather pay for it than deal with something I have onfor for a certain period.

Betsy

----- Original Message -----
From: Arlene
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Date: 05/20/2020 11:47 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

Betsy, do you know how to use Google? Or Start page?  If you do, You just go to www.startpage.com It's like google but you do not get spywhere.   You use that search engine. You ask what is free like express scribe or other are free. Then you just find what will work for you. Have you used other screen readers besides NVDA? Or are you newly blind?  That's why I asked if you know how to use google?  I hope you find something that is user friendly like express scribe. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: May 20, 2020 8:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

 

I hope it is OK to ask this here. Does anyone know if Express Scribe

works with NVDA? I do not want to purchase it if it does not work. I

cannot remember if I ever tried it with NVDA because it has been quite

some time since I have even used it. My trial version has run out and I

am willing to purchase it if it does work as I do a lot of transcription

from recordings and one of the places I volunteer to do this wants

things word for word as much as possible. If Express Scribe does not

work or you know of another software that is very user friendly please

let me know. If the moderators do not want this topic on the list and

they let us know please email me privately.

 

 

Thanks so much for any help I can receive.

 

 

 

--

Betsy Grenevitch

678-862-3876

 

 

 

 

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Re: Express Scribe and NVDA

Arlene
 

Betsy, do you know how to use Google? Or Start page?  If you do, You just go to www.startpage.com It’s like google but you do not get spywhere.   You use that search engine. You ask what is free like express scribe or other are free. Then you just find what will work for you. Have you used other screen readers besides NVDA? Or are you newly blind?  That’s why I asked if you know how to use google?  I hope you find something that is user friendly like express scribe. 

 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 

From: Betsy Grenevitch
Sent: May 20, 2020 8:19 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Express Scribe and NVDA

 

I hope it is OK to ask this here. Does anyone know if Express Scribe

works with NVDA? I do not want to purchase it if it does not work. I

cannot remember if I ever tried it with NVDA because it has been quite

some time since I have even used it. My trial version has run out and I

am willing to purchase it if it does work as I do a lot of transcription

from recordings and one of the places I volunteer to do this wants

things word for word as much as possible. If Express Scribe does not

work or you know of another software that is very user friendly please

let me know. If the moderators do not want this topic on the list and

they let us know please email me privately.

 

 

Thanks so much for any help I can receive.

 

 

 

--

Betsy Grenevitch

678-862-3876

 

 

 

 


Express Scribe and NVDA

Betsy Grenevitch
 

I hope it is OK to ask this here. Does anyone know if Express Scribe works with NVDA? I do not want to purchase it if it does not work. I cannot remember if I ever tried it with NVDA because it has been quite some time since I have even used it. My trial version has run out and I am willing to purchase it if it does work as I do a lot of transcription from recordings and one of the places I volunteer to do this wants things word for word as much as possible. If Express Scribe does not work or you know of another software that is very user friendly please let me know. If the moderators do not want this topic on the list and they let us know please email me privately.


Thanks so much for any help I can receive.



--
Betsy Grenevitch
678-862-3876


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Dan Beaver
 

Sorry, but it is private.  I sure appreciate the offer though.


Dan Beaver

On 5/20/2020 5:33 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
Dan,

            If the content of said file is not private, please e-mail me a copy and I'll see what I can do.  And if it's something that doesn't require massive gyrations I'll post the steps I used if I can fix it.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Science has become just another voice in the room; it has lost its platform.  Now, you simply declare your own truth.

      ~ Dr. Paul A. Offit, in New York Times article, How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States, September 23, 2019

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


Re: What do You prefer to write Docs, Presentations, or Spreadsheets with NVDA

David Moore
 

thank you very much! I have a lot of old documents that were made in Microsoft office 2000 and 2003 that have the d o c format. I have wanted to convert those into the docx docs for a long time and I've wondered how I would do that I will check this out and see if it works. Can you do more documents Dan one-at-a-time it sounds like it'll convert multiple documents, is this easy to figure out just by tinkering with it? Is this a computer only program have a great one guys!


On Wed, May 20, 2020, 7:33 PM Shaun Everiss <sm.everiss@...> wrote:

thanks for this.


On 21/05/2020 2:22 am, Josh Kennedy wrote:
you can use the free multidoc converter to batch-convert your old microsoft office and windows95 document to the new docx format. 
http://www.multidoc-converter.com/en/download/index.html


Re: What do You prefer to write Docs, Presentations, or Spreadsheets with NVDA

 

thanks for this.


On 21/05/2020 2:22 am, Josh Kennedy wrote:
you can use the free multidoc converter to batch-convert your old microsoft office and windows95 document to the new docx format. 
http://www.multidoc-converter.com/en/download/index.html


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Dan,

 

Here is a message that I sent out in 2016 about this issue:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team yesterday.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

 

This worked today. However, I cannot get it to do the job tonight! Strange!

 

I dont have Acrobat Pro DC on my machine. I will have to download a sample of this program and try again.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 9:42 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

Thanks for the idea.  I just tried to do this using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and I can't seem to get it right.  All I get is a blank file.

 

Can you tell me what settings you used?

 

Thanks.

 

Dan Beaver

On 5/20/2020 3:15 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used “adobe Acrobat Pro DC” to reprocess the offending document by printing it “as Adobe” and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)
-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

On Wed, May 20, 2020 at 06:11 PM, Marquette, Ed wrote:
I like the solution another lister suggested, namely, use a PDF-handling piece of software to print to PDF.
That's my first thought, even if you're using Adobe Reader DC as the reader.

Under Windows 10 there is a built-in virtual printer, Microsoft print to PDF, that is generally used to create a PDF from another program, like MS-Word or Notepad, etc.  It is, however, available for "printing to" from any program, including Reader DC.  So you would be running your existing PDF file through a virtual printer that creates PDF files to see if that resolves the issue.

I generally use the program PDF Creator as my virtual printer of choice, but that's just habit from before Microsoft print to PDF existed.
 
--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Science has become just another voice in the room; it has lost its platform.  Now, you simply declare your own truth.

      ~ Dr. Paul A. Offit, in New York Times article, How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States, September 23, 2019

 

 


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Gene
 

Not another screen-reader, another program that reads PDF files like balabolka.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Using another screen reader does not help.  It is an Adobe problem.  If one prints to paper and scans it back in, running standard OCR fixes the problem.

I like the solution another lister suggested, namely, use a PDF-handling piece of software to print to PDF.

 

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:04 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

[ CAUTION - EXTERNAL SENDER ]

Does using another reader or using OCR solve the problem?  I think I had a file like that once, but I don't recall now if those methods solved the problem.

 

Gene

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

Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:15 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

 




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Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Marquette, Ed
 

Using another screen reader does not help.  It is an Adobe problem.  If one prints to paper and scans it back in, running standard OCR fixes the problem.

I like the solution another lister suggested, namely, use a PDF-handling piece of software to print to PDF.

 

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 5:04 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

[ CAUTION - EXTERNAL SENDER ]

Does using another reader or using OCR solve the problem?  I think I had a file like that once, but I don't recall now if those methods solved the problem.

 

Gene

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

Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:15 PM

Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)

 




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Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Gene
 

Does using another reader or using OCR solve the problem?  I think I had a file like that once, but I don't recall now if those methods solved the problem.
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 2:15 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


Re: Golden Cursor and Gold wave add-on for NVDA 19.2.1

hurrikennyandopo ...
 

Hi


I have it on drop box for the earlier version that will work on that version. The link is https://www.dropbox.com/s/xy3k2rbufpzc5h3/goldenCursor-3.4.nvda-addon?dl=1


The gold wave one is at https://www.dropbox.com/s/ec7d60ut9p6zwln/goldwave-19.04.nvda-addon?dl=1

Hopefully I did not accidentally put in the wrong ones.


I have 2 folders or drop box links on my website now one is for earlier add ons before 2019.2 and another for ones after nvda 2019.3 and onwards.


I need to change it so it automatically downloads when you click on a file but have not tried it with a folder


At present it brings up a list of add ons then after you click on one it might want you to play which it can not or download it.


I will see if I can change later on tonight.


Gene nz


On 19/05/2020 8:08 am, Akshaya Choudhary wrote:
Hello,
Can someone provide me versions of Golden Cursor and Gold Wave add-on that work with NVDA 19.2.1? 
--
Regards,
Sociohack


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

Dan,

            If the content of said file is not private, please e-mail me a copy and I'll see what I can do.  And if it's something that doesn't require massive gyrations I'll post the steps I used if I can fix it.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 1909, Build 18363  

Science has become just another voice in the room; it has lost its platform.  Now, you simply declare your own truth.

      ~ Dr. Paul A. Offit, in New York Times article, How Anti-Vaccine Sentiment Took Hold in the United States, September 23, 2019

 

 


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Dan Beaver
 

Thanks for the idea.  I just tried to do this using Adobe Acrobat Reader DC and I can't seem to get it right.  All I get is a blank file.


Can you tell me what settings you used?


Thanks.


Dan Beaver

On 5/20/2020 3:15 PM, Cearbhall O'Meadhra wrote:

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)
-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


Re: pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Dan,

 

By coincidence, I was dealing with this topic today, actually! All you need to do is:

I had a long chat session with the Adobe help team some time ago.

It seems that the problem arises when a document created in some other editor is saved as PDF this problem can arise resulting in spaces not appearing to be standard ones under ISO (or ASCII 32).

With the help of the Adobe support team, I used adobe Acrobat Pro DC to reprocess the offending document by printing it as Adobe and saving the output document to the hard disk rather than actually printing it. The spaces were all present and no misspellings occurred.

The help team assured me that this problem arises from outside editors and not from within Adobe. Therefore, Adobe can do nothing about it.

Perhaps we could ask Microsoft and other manufacturers of editing programs to examine their processes for creating PDF files and see how this might arise.

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

m +353 (0)833323487 Ph: _353 (0)1-2864623 e: cearbhall.omeadhra@...

 

 

From: Graham Long <Graham.Long@...>
Sent: Tuesday, May 19, 2020 11:25 PM
To: Cearbhall O'Meadhra (Personal) <cearbhall.omeadhra@...>
Subject: Presentation from NAS for tomorrow

 

Dear Cearbhall,

 

 

Apologies for the late email.

 

Attached is the presentation NAS will be delivering at tomorrow's Board meeting. Please let me know if you have difficulty accessing the PDF.

 

See you tomorrow,

 

Regards

Graham

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Dan Beaver
Sent: Wednesday, May 20, 2020 6:02 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.

 

Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?

 

Thanks.

 

 

-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


pdfs with all words crammed against the next word with no spaces between

Dan Beaver
 

I have a pdf I need to read.  I tried but as the subject says everything is crammed together or at least that is how NVDA reads it.


Does anyone know of a way to straighten this out?


Thanks.



-- 
Dan Beaver (KA4DAN)


Re: SpeechHub NVDA add-on for version 2019.3.1 and later

Akshaya Choudhary
 

Thank you, Isaac!
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Regards,
Sociohack


Re: And finally, Add-on Updater 20.06 #addonrelease

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Joseph,


I hope you enjoy your break. Thanks so much for everything you do for us.


Rosemarie



On 5/20/2020 12:11 AM, Joseph Lee wrote:

Hi all,

 

Add-on Updater 20.06 is now available. As an add-on that has gone through one of the most changes as a result of Flake8, along with not breaking update facility for other add-ons, this add-on became the last one to get 20.06. As always, Add-on Updater 20.06 is available through community add-ons website, or ironically enough, through Add-on Updater itself.

 

And with that, I’m taking a break from NVDA add-ons world for a while. The next releases will be done in July.

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: What do You prefer to write Docs, Presentations, or Spreadsheets with NVDA

Vaibhav Bhandari
 

I did try writing in docks once or twice but then I continued with
microsoft word. NVDA's constant speaking of letters along with the
different movement of curser kind of annoyed me.

On 5/20/20, Josh Kennedy <joshknnd1982@...> wrote:
you can use the free multidoc converter to batch-convert your old microsoft
office and windows95 document to the new docx format.
http://www.multidoc-converter.com/en/download/index.html



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Thanks/regards: Vaibhav Bhandari