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Re: Accessible Google Drive Clients

Sarah k Alawami
 

I use an ftp client on the mac to access my google drive. I wonder if something like flash fsp or the client I use on windows that I have forgotten can do this. If so, give that a try. It won't back up and sync, but you can upload to it like dropbox etc.

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On 14 Dec 2020, at 10:11, Bhavya shah wrote:

Dear all,

I use NVDA version 2020.3 on Windows 10, and am on the lookout for an
alternative Google Drive client. I currently use Google's own Backup
and Sync utility, and my main issue with it is that it does not sync
shared folders. (Shift+Z no longer works.) Additionally, Backup and
Sync is a bit too resource-hungry for my liking and seems to sometimes
cause disproportionate loads. Any suggestions of third-party,
accessible and lightweight Google Drive clients for Windows 10 would
be massively helpful.

I would truly appreciate any assistance with the above.

Thanks.

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Stanford University | Class of 2024
E-mail Address: bhavya.shah125@...
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Accessible Google Drive Clients

Bhavya shah
 

Dear all,

I use NVDA version 2020.3 on Windows 10, and am on the lookout for an
alternative Google Drive client. I currently use Google's own Backup
and Sync utility, and my main issue with it is that it does not sync
shared folders. (Shift+Z no longer works.) Additionally, Backup and
Sync is a bit too resource-hungry for my liking and seems to sometimes
cause disproportionate loads. Any suggestions of third-party,
accessible and lightweight Google Drive clients for Windows 10 would
be massively helpful.

I would truly appreciate any assistance with the above.

Thanks.

--
Best Regards
Bhavya Shah
Stanford University | Class of 2024
E-mail Address: bhavya.shah125@gmail.com
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/bhavyashah125/


Re: web page navigation

Tony Malykh
 

Try my TextNav add-on:

https://github.com/mltony/nvda-text-nav/

It allows you to skip over ads, menus, images and stuff of that nature.

--Tony

On 12/12/2020 1:49 PM, Don H wrote:
Running latest released version of NVDA on a win 10 20h2 system and latest veersions of Google Chrome and MS Edge.
I like to use the arrow keys to review a web page.  In doing that I come accross multiple lines in a row that say Inserted.  I think these are advertisements.  Is there a way with NVDA to skip over these types of lines?
Thanks





Add-on Updater 20.12.1 patch released, preparing the add-on for future NVDA releases #addonrelease

 

Hello all,

 

Add-on Updater 20.12.1 is now available. This patch prepares the add-on to support future NVDA releases, specifically changes around Windows version compatibility checks for add-ons. As always, Add-on Updater can be updated using Add-on Updater (no bruh, I’m not a rapper).

Cheers,

Joseph


Re: My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016

Ibrahim Abedrabbo
 

Thanks Gene,
You Are right. I just checked my settings and found the keyboard set on
laptop layout. When I changed it to desktop it worked fine.
Thanks again for this hint.

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2020 8:33 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016

Are you sure you didn't switch to the laptop layout? Also, when did you
update? Did you reboot afterward?

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Ibrahim Abedrabbo
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:25 PM
To: nvda@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016



Hi Folks,

I am not sure if this subject was discussed before or not. I rarely use this

feature, but I needed to read a very long email today using my outlook 2016.

I usually do the continuous read by pressing the insert key with the down
arrow. I noticed that it no longer works. I do not know when this feature
got broken. I am using windows 10 the latest update and the latest official
version of NVDA 2020.

Is there a fix? Or am I doing something wrong?



Cheers,


Re: My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016

Gene
 

Are you sure you didn't switch to the laptop layout? Also, when did you update? Did you reboot afterward?

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Ibrahim Abedrabbo
Sent: Sunday, December 13, 2020 7:25 PM
To: nvda@groups.io
Subject: [nvda] My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016



Hi Folks,

I am not sure if this subject was discussed before or not. I rarely use this feature, but I needed to read a very long email today using my outlook 2016. I usually do the continuous read by pressing the insert key with the down arrow. I noticed that it no longer works. I do not know when this feature got broken. I am using windows 10 the latest update and the latest official version of NVDA 2020.

Is there a fix? Or am I doing something wrong?



Cheers,


My NVDA does not do continuous read with outlook 2016

Ibrahim Abedrabbo
 

Hi Folks,

I am not sure if this subject was discussed before or not. I rarely use this feature, but I needed to read a very long email today using my outlook 2016. I usually do the continuous read by pressing the insert key with the down arrow. I noticed that it no longer works. I do not know when this feature got broken. I am using windows 10 the latest update and the latest official version of NVDA 2020.

Is there a fix? Or am I doing something wrong?

 

Cheers,

 


Re: Browse mode: Can't navigate by spelling errors in Chrome text fields?

Sascha Cowley
 

The only place I know of this working is in word documents.


Re: Quick Dictionary with automatic switching of synthesizers for selected languages #addonrelease

Oleksandr Gryshchenko
 

Hi friends,

@Cuong
> I suggest you add an input box so people can type word or phrase to be looked up.

Thank you for your feedback.
I added this feature and have already updated the add-on release.
Press NVDA+Y, then E or activate menu item "Edit text before sending...".
In the dialog you can prepare the text to send to the online dictionary.

Version 2.0-dev here:
https://github.com/grisov/quickDictionary/releases/download/v2.0/quickDictionary-2.0.nvda-addon

@Rowen
I sent you a private message.
I just checked - the address specified in the add-on works. May be this was a temporary problem.

@Brian
Thank you for your help.

Good luck to everyone!
Oleksandr


Browse mode: Can't navigate by spelling errors in Chrome text fields?

Luke Robinett <blindgroupsluke@...>
 

Hi folks,

 

I just opened a GitHub issue for this and thought I’d follow it up with a message to the group. When I’m in a multi line input field on a site using Chrome and I press W while in browse mode, it is supposed to move to the next spelling error. Instead, NVDA just says “not supported in this document.” This seems strange. Browse mode is mostly aimed at web navigation, so if this feature is not supported in the “document,” which I must assume means the web page in this context, in what document type would it be supported?

 

Thanks,

Luke

 


Outlook 365: Issue with announcement of selected text while composing mail

Luke Robinett <blindgroupsluke@...>
 

Hi folks,

 

I created an issue for this several days ago on GitHub but haven’t heard back yet so thought I’d run it by the group in the meantime. When I’m composing a new email in Outlook 365, I get strange behavior when selecting text by word. What I mean is, if I hold down shift and control and then use the left and right cursor keys to select text by words, only every other highlighted word is spoken aloud. For example, if I was selecting the words in the following sentence, from left to right, “I hope everyone is well,” I would hear the following with each press of the right arrow key: I, silence, everyone, silence, well.

NVDA 220.3 on Win10 Home. I hope this makes sense.

 

Thanks,

Luke

 


Re: NVDA 2020.3 Beta 4 now available

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Louise,

I can no longer reproduce the repeating words issue in Chrome or Edge, so I'm going to close that issue now: https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/11727#issuecomment-743323561  If you can still reproduce it after updating your version of Edge, do let me know (or comment on that issue).

Quentin.

On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 1:55 PM Quentin Christensen via groups.io <quentin=nvaccess.org@groups.io> wrote:
Ah ok - well most of the thing you noted behaved the same in Chrome as well.  Some were the way the page is setup, and some are a bug, which I reported (feel free to add your version of Edge to that issue to confirm it happens there also).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 6:41 AM Louise Pfau <louise.pfau@...> wrote:
Hi.  I should have specified that I'm using Microsoft Edge as my browser.

Thanks,

Louise



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Re: Quick Dictionary with automatic switching of synthesizers for selected languages #addonrelease

 

On Sun, Dec 13, 2020 at 11:58 AM, Rowen Cary wrote:
I have some ideas and I hope to send you a private email. what should I do?
-
The messages you receive from this Groups.io group should contain a Reply to Sender mailto link at the bottom of each message, which will use the address the sender used when sending a message to the group.  That is the best and surest way to reply privately.
 
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Re: Quick Dictionary with automatic switching of synthesizers for selected languages #addonrelease

Rowen Cary
 

HI,

You are a great developer. I have some ideas and I hope to send you a private email. what should I do?
The email address in the add-on does not seem to be sent successfully.


Re: update on my Gmail issue

Kerryn Gunness <k_gunness@...>
 

thanks jene brian and others

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene" <gsasner@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 7:12 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] update on my Gmail issue


Or you can just use your screen-reader's search to search for cont from the top of the page. You will find contacts on the first search. Search is one of the most powerful and underused means of efficient navigation. Most of the time, typing the first four letters of what you are looking for will be sufficient to find the item in the first search or the first repetition of the search.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Bob Cavanaugh
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 4:51 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] update on my Gmail issue

Are you using basic HTML or standard view? If Basic HTML, the easiest
way to find it is to navigate by heading from the top of the page, it
will be there as a link and a heading. As for attachments, it doesn't
open a dialog right away, it opens a second page where there are 10
more browse buttons that you then have to use just like the first one.
If you're using standard view, I'll have to test this out and get back
to you.

On 12/11/20, Kerryn Gunness via groups.io <k_gunness=yahoo.ca@groups.io> wrote:
hey bob

thanks

re the attachment, i tried that, but the focus moved
no open dialogue box opened

where do i find the link for contacts i dont see it

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Cavanaugh" <cavbob1993@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] update on my Gmail issue


I was interested in Thunderbird about 10 years ago, but never
installed it. I'm fine with using the web interface, as long as it's
the basic HTML. As for getting a list of contacts, there's a link for
that in your navigation. To send more than one attachment, activate
the button that says "attach more files."

On 12/11/20, hurrikennyandopo ... <hurrikennyandopo@hotmail.com> wrote:
Hi


Are you aware you can get your g mails through the thunder bird client
that is how I do it at the moment or actually for years.


Far easier I guess than the web version.


Gene nz


On 12/12/2020 7:53 am, Kerryn Gunness via groups.io wrote:
My question is can someone get a list of contacts how do you get there?
Also how are you are able to send more than one attachment
On 9 Dec 2020, at 7:29 PM, Bob Cavanaugh <cavbob1993@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi all,
I just discovered something that is a little strange. The contacts
list in Gmail's basic HTML view is also a table, and NVDA reads names
associated with the checkboxes on that page, but not when browsing
messages.
Bob



























Re: update on my Gmail issue

Kerryn Gunness <k_gunness@...>
 

thanks bob

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Cavanaugh" <cavbob1993@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] update on my Gmail issue


Are you using basic HTML or standard view? If Basic HTML, the easiest
way to find it is to navigate by heading from the top of the page, it
will be there as a link and a heading. As for attachments, it doesn't
open a dialog right away, it opens a second page where there are 10
more browse buttons that you then have to use just like the first one.
If you're using standard view, I'll have to test this out and get back
to you.

On 12/11/20, Kerryn Gunness via groups.io <k_gunness=yahoo.ca@groups.io> wrote:
hey bob

thanks

re the attachment, i tried that, but the focus moved
no open dialogue box opened

where do i find the link for contacts i dont see it

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Cavanaugh" <cavbob1993@gmail.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, December 11, 2020 3:11 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] update on my Gmail issue


I was interested in Thunderbird about 10 years ago, but never
installed it. I'm fine with using the web interface, as long as it's
the basic HTML. As for getting a list of contacts, there's a link for
that in your navigation. To send more than one attachment, activate
the button that says "attach more files."

On 12/11/20, hurrikennyandopo ... <hurrikennyandopo@hotmail.com> wrote:
Hi


Are you aware you can get your g mails through the thunder bird client
that is how I do it at the moment or actually for years.


Far easier I guess than the web version.


Gene nz


On 12/12/2020 7:53 am, Kerryn Gunness via groups.io wrote:
My question is can someone get a list of contacts how do you get there?
Also how are you are able to send more than one attachment
On 9 Dec 2020, at 7:29 PM, Bob Cavanaugh <cavbob1993@gmail.com> wrote:

Hi all,
I just discovered something that is a little strange. The contacts
list in Gmail's basic HTML view is also a table, and NVDA reads names
associated with the checkboxes on that page, but not when browsing
messages.
Bob





















Re: web page navigation

Chris Mullins
 

Hi Don

Try using the Brave browser.  It uses Chrome and has a built-in ad blocker.

 

Cheers

Chris

 

From: Brian Vogel
Sent: 12 December 2020 22:44
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] web page navigation

 

I agree with Gene that an Ad Blocker is something you should try if you are not already using one.  And since both browsers you name are Chromium-based ones my recommendation is uBlock Origin along with uBlock Origin Extra.  That or using an ad-blocking browser like Brave or similar.
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[Regarding the Supreme Court refusing to hear the case brought by Texas to overturn the votes certified by 4 states:Pleased with the SCOTUS ruling, but also immediately slightly terrified of where this crazy train goes next.  We should know by now there’s a bottomless supply of crazy.

        ~ Brendan Buck, former adviser to Speakers of the House Paul Ryan and John Boehner 

 

 


Re: Quick Dictionary with automatic switching of synthesizers for selected languages #addonrelease

 

Hi
Great add-on. I suggest you add an input box so people can type word or phrase to be looked up. The copy feature is nice, but I see there are cases such as a student asks me a strange word. That case, I must open an editor, type in that word, highlight or copy, then press command to look up
Appreciated your work
Cuong

On 10/12/2020 4:31 AM, Oleksandr Gryshchenko wrote:
Hi friends,
I added to the add-on the ability to manipulate the profiles of voice synthesizers and associate them with selected languages.
If you enable and configure this function, the received dictionary articles will be sounded by the voice synthesizers of your choice.
An example for the implementation of this possibility was the Switch Synth add-on. Thanks to its author Tyler Spivey for a great idea.

Also added the ability to download current list of available languages from the online dictionary.

Thanks to Cagri Dogan, a translation into Turkish has been added.
At the same time, updated translations and ReadMe documents in English and Ukrainian.

Friends, I'm very grateful to everyone who makes translations and leaves feedback and wishes about this project!

You can download the updated version by following the link below:
https://github.com/grisov/quickDictionary/releases/download/v1.2/quickDictionary-1.2.nvda-addon

p.s. I remember the request to add Arabic and Tamil.
Therefore, in the next version I plan to add the ability to use different online dictionaries and switch between them.

I wish everyone a good week!
Oleksandr


Re: web page navigation

Gene
 

Which explains your problem. This snippet is displayed by Google about UBlock Origin Extra.
The Chrome extension uBlock Origin Extra is a companion application for uBlock Origin. It is designed to add capabilities to work around anti-blocking technologies. It does nothing when installed as a standalone extension, but improves uBlock Origin's capabilities when it is also installed in Chrome.

For however long you have been running it, it has been doing nothing. Did you read the information on the site before installing it? You should read about what you are installing, either information on the site probably the page itself, or elsewhere. Don't assume.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Don H
Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2020 5:28 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] web page navigation

Alaready running uBlock Origin Extra.

On 12/12/2020 4:44 PM, Brian Vogel wrote:
I agree with Gene that an Ad Blocker is something you should try if you are not already using one. And since both browsers you name are Chromium-based ones my recommendation is uBlock Origin along with uBlock Origin Extra. That or using an ad-blocking browser like Brave or similar.
--

Brian -Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042

[Regarding the Supreme Court refusing to hear the case brought by Texas to overturn the votes certified by 4 states:] /Pleased with the SCOTUS ruling, but also immediately slightly terrified of where this crazy train goes next. We should know by now there’s a bottomless supply of crazy./

~ Brendan Buck, /former adviser to Speakers of the House Paul Ryan and John Boehner/


Re: web page navigation

 

Hi,
Editor revisions are useful when reviewing documents sent by someone, or if you want to take a deeper look at changes made on a site.
Cheers,
Joseph

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Don H
Sent: Saturday, December 12, 2020 3:29 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] web page navigation

OK it appears that unchecking the editor revisions announcement solves the issue. Is there any examples as to when it is better to have editor revisions announcement checked?

On 12/12/2020 4:46 PM, Joseph Lee wrote:
Hi,

Another option: check editor revisions announcement (NVDA
menu/Preferences/Settings/Document formatting), and if checked,
uncheck it and see if that makes a difference.

Cheers,

Joseph

*From:* nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> *On Behalf Of *Brian
Vogel
*Sent:* Saturday, December 12, 2020 2:44 PM
*To:* nvda@nvda.groups.io
*Subject:* Re: [nvda] web page navigation

I agree with Gene that an Ad Blocker is something you should try if
you are not already using one. And since both browsers you name are
Chromium-based ones my recommendation is uBlock Origin along with
uBlock Origin Extra. That or using an ad-blocking browser like Brave or similar.
--

Brian *-*Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 20H2, Build 19042

[Regarding the Supreme Court refusing to hear the case brought by
Texas to overturn the votes certified by 4 states:] /Pleased with the
SCOTUS ruling, but also immediately slightly terrified of where this
crazy train goes next. We should know by now there’s a bottomless
supply of crazy./

~ Brendan Buck, /former adviser to Speakers of the House Paul
Ryan and John Boehner/

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