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How to find suggestions during spellcheck in Googledox

Mallard
 

Hello all,


Does anyone know how to find suggestions during spellchecking in Google Dox wi th NVDA?

A friend is asking this question.

Thanks in advance,

Ciao

Ollie


Re: vox clock please help me try to get one

Roger Stewart
 

Try The Royal Post. This used to be known as Blind Treasures where the buying and selling of talking products is conducted and often some older vintage items will show up.

Roger

On 7/14/2016 6:59 PM, Bobby wrote:
My name is Bobby Vinton and I am 39 years old and I am looking all over for a vox clock 3. I hope some one on this list has one or knows some one who no longer wants theres and is willing to sell this clock. As I said mine broke when I was 9 years old.



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Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

ChrisLeo
 

Yes.
Obviously, after you've selected the text with nvda+f9 and nvda+f10, you can cut, remove, replace the selected text only in edit text documents.
Of course, the position marker with review cursor is useful to copy in text only read, when the text is not accessible in focus mode.

Cheers.


Chris.

Chris Mullins, 15/07/2016 12:18:

So does this effectively make it a tool for text selection which allows you
to then use ctrl x to cut or delete to remove the selected text as well as
f10/ctrl c to copy to clipboard?

Cheers
Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of ChrisLeo
Sent: 15 July, 2016 9:58 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard

Hi Ollie,
this is a new feature in the recent developments snapshots to select some
text.

The key nvda+F10:
If pressed once, the text from the previously set start marker up to and
including the current position of the review cursor is selected.
If pressed twice, the text is copied to the clipboard.
Cheers.


Chris.

Mallard, 14/07/2016 13:51:
Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this
has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the
NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal
Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is
selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has
been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant
Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the
issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go
away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you
have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie








Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

Chris Mullins
 

So does this effectively make it a tool for text selection which allows you
to then use ctrl x to cut or delete to remove the selected text as well as
f10/ctrl c to copy to clipboard?

Cheers
Chris

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of ChrisLeo
Sent: 15 July, 2016 9:58 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard

Hi Ollie,
this is a new feature in the recent developments snapshots to select some
text.

The key nvda+F10:
If pressed once, the text from the previously set start marker up to and
including the current position of the review cursor is selected.
If pressed twice, the text is copied to the clipboard.
Cheers.


Chris.

Mallard, 14/07/2016 13:51:
Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this
has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the
NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal
Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is
selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has
been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant
Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the
issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go
away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you
have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie




Re: turning off suggestions in search boxes using firefox and google

jordy deweer <webmaster_deweer@...>
 

Hi, I don’t know i fit is possible in the Google search engine itself, because that is a choice of Google Inc. But I know that you can use the addressbar to search with Google in Firefox. That gives suggestions too. It is possible to stop this in the options of Firefox. I don’t know the address to go to the options, but with the menu it is as follows:

Extra > Opties in Dutch, Tools > Options (or preferences or anything else) in English.

 

By the way, I think that if you have a Google account, you can stop the suggestions on the website of google too! Look in the Google Settings!

 

And do not forget to press the link “Screen reader users, click here the stop Google Instant”. I think this will help you much more on the Google website!

 

HTH

 

Jordy D

 

Van: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] Namens Isaac
Verzonden: vrijdag 15 juli 2016 9:58
Aan: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Onderwerp: [nvda] turning off suggestions in search boxes using firefox and google

 

Hi, can some one give me insight in doing this in firefox and google?


Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

ChrisLeo
 

Hi Ollie,
this is a new feature in the recent developments snapshots to select some text.

The key nvda+F10:
If pressed once, the text from the previously set start marker up to and including the current position of the review cursor is selected.
If pressed twice, the text is copied to the clipboard.
Cheers.


Chris.

Mallard, 14/07/2016 13:51:

Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this
has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the
NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal
Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is
selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has
been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant
Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the
issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go
away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you
have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie



Re: Firefox going blank on edit boxes

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Brian

Thank you for taking the trouble to reply. I don't understand the point you
are making, but I just thought I would share the solution in case anyone
else is having trouble signing in to their web pages on Firefox.

I had "Enable Java Access Bridge" in the Ease of access centre control panel
because I thought that Java might have been running. However, that prevented
NVDA from entering the edit boxes for signing in and entering the password.
As soon as I turned off Java Access Bridge I was able to sign in without any
problem!

I hope this information helps someone else to save tearing out more of their
hair!

All the best,

Cearbhall

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Sent: Friday, July 15, 2016 8:45 AM
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Subject: Re: [nvda] Firefox going blank on edit boxes

do you mean on web pages or on windows dialogues. I've noticed the latter
in word and other software, often switching to desktop and back seems to get
the focus back again. I've noted this mentioned before but not seen anyone
raise it in a ticket.
It might be a problem in Windows on some machines.
However if tis web sites you are talking about, then no only on websites
that have edit area issues for everyone due to rubbish or flash coding on
the page.
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To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 7:18 PM
Subject: [nvda] Firefox going blank on edit boxes


Hi,



I am using NVDA 2016.2 with the latest Firefox in Windows 10.



I frequently find that when I open a registration page in Firefox, the
edit boxes are showing and when I press enter to open the edit box I
get a confirmation sound of opening . However, when I type my user
name in , nothing appears. I thought this might have to do with
having Java Access bridge enabled but that is enabled so that cannot
explain the problem!



Can anyone explain what is happening and how I can fix it?



All the best,



Cearbhall



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Re: FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

Cearbhall O'Meadhra
 

Pranav,

 

An interesting option! I will watch out for developments.

 

Meanwhile, I think we have covered all the issues with regard to PowerPoint and its use with NVDA. I’ll write up my tutorial and post it to the list for observations.

 

Thanks for your help and to all the others who contributed.

 

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Pranav All
Sent: Friday, July 15, 2016 1:07 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Hi Cearbhall,

 

The modern PowerPoint file is a package file. A lot of it is XML. You can review tables in slide show mode but otherwise, as of this writing, I think we will have to edit tables outside PowerPoint. Having said that, it is worth exploring if the tables are rendered in the NVDA object model and if we can’t build in that feature into NVDA.

 

Pranav

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:15 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Pranav,

 

Thanks for this detail! I am coming to realise more and more that PowerPoint is simply a tool for managing parts of a flat text file. This occurred to me when I opened a PowerPoint file on the iPhone. The iPhone ignores the various control characters that PowerPoint embeds in the file to create the slides and various display options. It simply presents the flat file!

 

In that case, I suppose that PowerPoint is not capable of creating a Word table which we could navigate by using the usual screen reader table navigation controls.

 

If I am right about the basic nature of the PowerPoint file, and I am open to criticism on this if anyone can advise me, then the Powerpoint program is simply picking up certain characters that mean the beginning and end of a slide and various other characters that mark the beginning and end of its various object placeholders

 

For this reason, I think we can only make use of the  F6 key and the tab and arrows to get around the PowerPoint document. I know JAWS offers far more but I think these are only gilding the lily!

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Pranav Lal
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 1:21 AM
To:
nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Hi Cearbhall,

 

I usually edit tables in Word or Excel and then get them into Powerpoint. If I must edit them in PowerPoint, I then use word by word navigation with the ctrl+left and right arrow and line by line navigation to move around in the table. The only way I know of is to be familiar with the content of the table so that you know what you are editing. I wish there was a better answer.

 

Pranav

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:01 PM
To:
nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Pranav,

 

Good to hear your experience. I am relieved to find that your experience reflects my own.

 

I am particularly interested in the detail of navigating tables. As you say, column divisions are not echoed  so:

1.      How do you know when you are in one column or another?

2.      Is there any way of knowing which column your active point is in?

3.      What keystrokes are involved apart from those which you have already described?

 

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Pranav Lal
Sent: Wednesday, July 13, 2016 1:43 AM
To:
nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Hi all,

 

In terms of table navigation and editing:

1.       I can read tables in slide show mode.

2.       When in object navigation mode, reading of a table or editing a table is difficult because column seperators are not spoken. This used to happen even with Jaws version 16 I think.

3.       I am on PowerPoint 2016 and  whatever has been discussed so far is applicable to that version.

4.       The tab and shift+tab are standard keystrokes. The same applies to f6 and shift+f6.

Pranav

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike Sedmak
Sent: Sunday, July 10, 2016 2:27 AM
To:
nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] FW: Notes on NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Has anyone had luck navigating tables in powerpoint?  Table navigation does not work for me in powerpoint.

I have to resort to using tab to step through every cell.

Thanks,

Mike

 

Sent from my iPhone, please forgive the typos. 


On Jul 9, 2016, at 2:52 PM, Sukil Etxenike via
Groups.io <sukiletxe@...> wrote:

Hi,
You can also press ctrl+F6 or ctrl+shift+F6 to move forth and back between pannels. And S and D (or was it A and S) also work to go to the previous and next slide in the slideshow.

Regards,
Sukil

El 09/07/2016 a las 20:36, Cearbhall O'Meadhra escribió:

Hi,

 

I have been working all day on this topic and have put together the following notes about using PowerPoint with NVDA. Please let me know what you think of these notes. Have you any improvements to suggest?

 

I have used PowerPoint 2010 on Windows 10 using NVDA 2016.2 on my Desktop Pc.

 

Notes on the use of PowerPoint with NVDA

 

1. File opens in slide view

2. Page Down moves from slide to slide showing the title pane

 

For the first slide:

3. Press tab to move to the title placeholder. NVDA reads the title of the slide;

4. Press tab again to move to the subtitle placeholder. NVDA reads the subtitle;

5. Press tab again to move to the embedded graphic. NVDA  says "Graphic" if no alt text;

6. Press tab again to move to rectangle shape.

7. Press tab again to return to the title placeholder at the top of the slide

 

Press page down For the second slide:

8. Press tab to move to the title placeholder

9. Press tab to go to the text placeholder. NVDA reads all the text in the placeholder

10. Press numpad 9 and numbpad 7 to read the text in the placeholder line by line

11. Press tab to move to the graphic image. NVDA reports the location of the graphic in the computer when the alt text has not been filled in.

 

Press page down for the third slide

12. Press tab for the Title placeholder

13. Press tab for the object placeholder. NVDA reads all the text as in the text placeholder at 9 above

 

 

Press pagedown for slide 4;

Same as slide 3.

 

Press page down for slide 5

15. Press tab for footer placeholder. NVDA reads all text in the footer;

16. Press tab for slide number placeholder. NVDA reads out the number of the slide;

17. Press tab for title placeholder

18. Press tab for text placeholder.

19. Press tab to return to the footer placeholder.

 

control+home jumps to the first slide

control+end jumps to the last slide.

 

The Slide Show

 

Press F5 to start the slide show

NVDA reads the whole slide from top to bottom including the title and leaves the cursor at the bottom of the slide.

1. Press page down and page up to move from slide to slide. Note that it may be necessary to wait for a few seconds between key presses to allow the slide show to catch up;

2. Press numpad 9 and numpad 7 to read the contents of the slide line by line.

3. Press return or space bar to move to the next slide. Sometimes nothing happens and then do the instruction at 4 below.

4. Type the  number  of a slide followed by return to jump to that slide.

5. Press control-shift-s to switch back and forth between the slide and its accompanying notes.

6. Use F6 to move between the status bar pane, slide view pane, thumbnails pane and notes pane. Use the arrow keys to move through the options available in each of these panes. Use F6 to move to the chosen view to see the results.

7. Use the escape key to exit the slide show.

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Sent: Saturday, July 9, 2016 12:08 PM
To: '
nvda@nvda.groups.io'
Subject: RE: NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Hi again,

 

I am using PowerPoint 2010 with NVDA 2016.2 and Windows 10 on a desktop PC.

 

All advice welcome, thanks!

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Cearbhall O'Meadhra
Sent: Saturday, July 9, 2016 11:48 AM
To:
nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA and PowerPoint

 

Hi,

 

I have taken on a new project in which I have to be able to read several PowerPoint presentations. Are there any guides for using PowerPoint with NVDA? Can anyone give me any pointers from their own experience?

 

 

All the best,

 

Cearbhall

 

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Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

Mallard
 

Yes, I too find it complicated to select text even with ordinary Windows commands. That's why I always use NVDA copying methos, ehiwh is fast and effective, and definitely easier to handle.

This is one of the features I'm most grateful for in NVDA.

Ciao,

Ollie

Il 14/07/2016 16:48, Brian's Mail list account ha scritto:
I think selecting and copying text in windows 10 is an issue in itself. Its one of the things that seems to often not work, or be very delayed compared to other versions of windows.
I do not know if this only happens when nvda is in use, as I'd supposed it was the old sluggishness of uia issues on some machines.
Flakey if doing a lot seems to be the issue. It not so bad on 7 and fine on xp here.


I think we need a sighted person to do some tests with andwithout nvda just using the normal windows keys not the mouse.
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Mallard" <mallard@kimabe.eu>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:51 PM
Subject: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard


Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie





Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

Mallard
 

Jacob,


I know... It worked for me more or less till last week or 10 days ago. It's from the latest Next snapshots that I started having this behavour. So, be prepared... It might come your way too!!!

Ciao,

Ollie

Il 14/07/2016 19:46, Jacob Kruger ha scritto:
Ollie, I have only been pressing NVDA + F10 once, and it's been working for me all along - odd indeed...<smile>


Jacob Kruger
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Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2016-07-14 4:26 PM, Mallard wrote:
Thanks Jacob,

The problem was really that I only pressed f10 once, as usual, but now it's f10 twice to copy selection...

Odd indeed!

Ciao,

Ollie





Il 14/07/2016 13:56, Jacob Kruger ha scritto:
Both forms of selection work fine for me?


What review mode are you working with?


Ask since, while don't think it should cause an issue, I am in sort of default object review mode, but, think, at least the f9/f10 commands should work fine in screen review mode as well, but, for the standard shift selection, make sure you are in object review mode, just in case.


Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2016-07-14 1:51 PM, Mallard wrote:
Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie














Re: Firefox going blank on edit boxes

Mallard
 

Hello,


No idea whether it maters or not, but try pressing space to open the edit box rather than enter.

Ciao,

Ollie

Il 14/07/2016 20:18, Cearbhall O'Meadhra ha scritto:

Hi,

I am using NVDA 2016.2 with the latest Firefox in Windows 10.

I frequently find that when I open a registration page in Firefox, the edit boxes are showing and when I press enter to open the edit box I get a confirmation sound of opening . However, when I type my user name in , nothing appears. I thought this might have to do with having Java Access bridge enabled but that is enabled so that cannot explain the problem!

Can anyone explain what is happening and how I can fix it?

All the best,

Cearbhall

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Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

Mallard
 

Jacob,


The latest Next snapshots require pressing f10 twice... It works great here now.

Ciao,

Ollie

Il 14/07/2016 21:17, Jacob Kruger ha scritto:
Peter, 2016.2.1 - don't think that's latest snapshot, but, latest production version?

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
"Resistance is futile, but, acceptance is versatile..."

On 2016-07-14 8:29 PM, Peter Beasley wrote:
With 16.1 that is correct, but ist hads changed now.

-----Original Message----- From: Jacob Kruger
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:27 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard

I don't - I just press NVDA + F9 to start selection, and NVDA + F10
handles the copy to clipboard between the two points.


And, this is with latest, 2016.2.1.


Stay well

Jacob Kruger
Blind Biker
Skype: BlindZA
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On 2016-07-14 3:20 PM, Peter Beasley wrote:
You now have to press the F10 twice in order to copy text to the clipboard. I don't know why they have done this.

-----Original Message----- From: Mallard
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:51 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard

Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this
has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the
NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal
Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is
selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has
been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant
Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go
away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you
have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie

















turning off suggestions in search boxes using firefox and google

Isaac <bigikemusic@...>
 

Hi, can some one give me insight in doing this in firefox and google?


Re:

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This has no subject line.
Idon't know how many folk use Farcebook on here. Certainly don't.
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Date: July 14, 2016 at 7:30:22 PM CDT
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Hello all
I am trying to promote my face book group I created here, this is not a real thing is just a place where people can come and chat, I have a few people in here already, but I wanted to spread the word and maybe get some more people in it, it doesn't matter who you are,
How you've treated us in the past, or anything like that, just come on in and it's a good place to get a second chance, if you've been wanting one
For those who don't need one, just please come on in and enjoy the group, I want to try to get some activity and if possible, so post whatever you want, only rule is to just have some fun, as a matter fact there's not any, I'm going to stop rambling on and here's the link, thanks,patrick
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Re: vox clock please help me try to get one

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Please do no multiple post the same massage, for one thing you will then have to check several different threads for replies and for another as this is off topic one was quite enough. See my previous reply to one of the other messages you sent about his clock.
Brian

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Sent: Friday, July 15, 2016 12:59 AM
Subject: [nvda] vox clock please help me try to get one


My name is Bobby Vinton and I am 39 years old and I am looking all over for a vox clock 3. I hope some one on this list has one or knows some one who no longer wants theres and is willing to sell this clock. As I said mine broke when I was 9 years old.



Re: FW: Windows 10 Mail app not speaking as I type

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All I've read suggests the only fix will be for their own narrator not anything else, of course that might well fix it everywhere, but don't hold your breath. Why would anyone really want that lame email software anyway, when so much better stuff exists and can do newsgroups and much more from third parties?
Its like that Edge Browser. I was talking to several sighted people and they all moved back to Firefox or IE due to the weird things Edge seems to do sometimes. No they were not specific, and it could be just unfamiliarity, but if the design is so poor for people who can see, what is the point of us bothering with it?

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Brian Crabtree" <briancrabtree@hotmail.co.uk>
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Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 8:24 PM
Subject: [nvda] FW: Windows 10 Mail app not speaking as I type


This is an update to my attached recent post, in the hope that it points the devs to the solution.

I have discovered that NVDA will speak each line of a message as I select it using Alt plus down arrow – but only 1 line at a time. If I select 3 lines it speaks only the last one selected. Selecting a large section of text and asking it to speak the selected text gives nothing.

It will also speak any characters that I backspace over as I try to correct my typing, but will not speak anything else.

Finally, NVDA did speak the text of the first message I opened, but only on the first time I opened it – on that occasion it said “Message document”, but on other occasions it said “Message document message edit read only”, so when it adds “read only” it actually will not read it!

Someone suggested that I set it to speak characters as well as words, but that made no difference.

Does anyone know whether any of this will be corrected, either by the August 2nd update or by the upcoming NVDA release?

From: Brian Crabtree<mailto:briancrabtree@hotmail.co.uk>
Sent: 11 July 2016 08:38
To: NVDA Forum<mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: Windows 10 Mail app not speaking as I type

If I hit CTRL plus N for a new message or CTRL plus R to reply to a message
in the Windows 10 Mail app, NVDA says "Message edit read only" and then
nothing, whether I arrow back to correct something or just keep typing.
Review mode does not work either.



In a new message, it does not speak as I type the Subject, but if I go back
to correct a word it does speak the subject.



Is there a trick to getting it to speak text as I type?



I have NVDA set to speak words, not characters. I think I am up to date with
NVDA at version 2016.2.1 and the Mail app at version 17. Brian


Re: Firefox going blank on edit boxes

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do you mean on web pages or on windows dialogues. I've noticed the latter in word and other software, often switching to desktop and back seems to get the focus back again. I've noted this mentioned before but not seen anyone raise it in a ticket.
It might be a problem in Windows on some machines.
However if tis web sites you are talking about, then no only on websites that have edit area issues for everyone due to rubbish or flash coding on the page.
Brian

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Cearbhall O'Meadhra" <cearbhall.omeadhra@blbc.ie>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 7:18 PM
Subject: [nvda] Firefox going blank on edit boxes


Hi,



I am using NVDA 2016.2 with the latest Firefox in Windows 10.



I frequently find that when I open a registration page in Firefox, the edit
boxes are showing and when I press enter to open the edit box I get a
confirmation sound of opening . However, when I type my user name in ,
nothing appears. I thought this might have to do with having Java Access
bridge enabled but that is enabled so that cannot explain the problem!



Can anyone explain what is happening and how I can fix it?



All the best,



Cearbhall



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Re: Issue with Copying to clipboard

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Hmm I have a feeling the lag issue is one of processor throttling as we have seen before for other things. Microsoft s speeds up the core of a processor in a so called inteligent way to aid power saving for laptops, but its a bit slow sometimes.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Jacob Kruger" <jacob@blindza.co.za>
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Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard


Copy/cut and paste works fine for me under windows 10 64 bit, on my lenovo laptop machine, running either NVDA 2016.2.1, or, at times jaws 17 demo.


For testing, you could just turn on narrator, and turn off NVDA?


Stay well


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On 2016-07-14 5:01 PM, Brian's Mail list account wrote:
This does not explain though why ordinary windows cut and paste is slow and unreactive.
Brian

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----- Original Message ----- From: "Peter Beasley" <pjbeasley23@gmail.com>
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Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 2:20 PM
Subject: Re: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard


You now have to press the F10 twice in order to copy text to the clipboard. I don't know why they have done this.

-----Original Message----- From: Mallard
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:51 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Issue with Copying to clipboard

Hello all,

I haven't followed the list for some time, so I don't know whether this
has been discussed previously.

For a few days now, I find that I can't copy text to clipboard via the
NVDA+f9-NVDA+f10 commands.
Actually, I find it difficult also to select text using the normal
Windows Shift+Down Arrow command. The only thing that seems to work is
selecting by character.

I'm running Windowss10, with the latest NVDA Next snapshot, but this has
been going on for a week at least.

I first noticed it after installing the development version of Instant
Translate to test, but I don't think this has anything to do with the issue.
Just to make sure, I uninstalled the add-on, but the problem didn't go
away.

Has anyone experienced the same problem? How have you solved it, if you
have at all?
Ciao, thanks in advance.
Ollie










Re: a bit off topic

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Was this not a rebadged Sharp?
I'm sure somebody can suggest a better list to ask on. I doubt if there will be many about unless they have started making them again. I have a Sharp clock from that era, it has a stopwatch and soome other functions as well as time but no date. the voice sounds like a Dalek though, but is understandable. Tandy used to sell a version of this clock under their own brand name of Radio Shack back then.
They also used to sell a talking multimeter, and I wish I'd bought one!
Brian

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Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 6:31 PM
Subject: [nvda] a bit off topic


Hay I know this list is about nvda butt I was wondering if any one can tell me ware to get a clock called vox clock 3. I know this sounds very odd butt I was at a friends house and he had this vox clock 3. If you do a google search on this you will hear the alarms and the voice and you will know what I mean. I use to have this clock when I was a kid butt it broke. It is a 1980s clock from radio shack.



Re: testing using the mail ap:

Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Got it.

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kenny Peyattt jr.
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2016 12:36 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] testing using the mail ap:

Hi testing to see if I am coing through.



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