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Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Andre Fisher
 

Are you sure these are protected edit fields that are reporting the
characters? Could you provide an example? I will submit the ticket if
the issue is truly valid.

On 12/2/16, Don H <lmddh50@comcast.net> wrote:
In my case I am saying that on some password edit boxes now with RC1 in
some cases only stars are voiced when typing and on some all the actual
characters are being voiced.

On 12/2/2016 8:26 AM, nasrin khaksar wrote:
when i type one farsi password, nvda says the first letter of farsi
language and about other characters it says star.
i tested this in nvda 16.3 and did not try 16.4 by the way!

On 12/2/16, Don H <lmddh50@comcast.net> wrote:
How do you report possible bugs with this release? One possible bug is
that the voicing of the star when typing into a password edit box is now
inconsistent. Before the instill of RC1 any typing in a password edit
box would voice star for each character typed. Now I tried it on five
different sites where a password is required and it said star on some of
them and said the actual characters on some of them.






Submitting a Bug Report to NVDA Developers at NVAccess #NVDARelease #NVAccess

 

Since the latest release candidate is out, this bears repeating.

NVAccess handles its bug reports using GitHub.  If you don't have a GitHub account (which is free) you'll have to establish one before filing a bug [issue, in GitHub parlance] report.  The actual page you will use to file a new issue is:  https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues

I am not the best person to answer questions about the specifics of the bug reporting process, but I'm sure if they get asked here they'll be answered.
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Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Don H
 

In my case I am saying that on some password edit boxes now with RC1 in some cases only stars are voiced when typing and on some all the actual characters are being voiced.

On 12/2/2016 8:26 AM, nasrin khaksar wrote:
when i type one farsi password, nvda says the first letter of farsi
language and about other characters it says star.
i tested this in nvda 16.3 and did not try 16.4 by the way!

On 12/2/16, Don H <lmddh50@comcast.net> wrote:
How do you report possible bugs with this release? One possible bug is
that the voicing of the star when typing into a password edit box is now
inconsistent. Before the instill of RC1 any typing in a password edit
box would voice star for each character typed. Now I tried it on five
different sites where a password is required and it said star on some of
them and said the actual characters on some of them.




Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

 

when i type one farsi password, nvda says the first letter of farsi
language and about other characters it says star.
i tested this in nvda 16.3 and did not try 16.4 by the way!

On 12/2/16, Don H <lmddh50@comcast.net> wrote:
How do you report possible bugs with this release? One possible bug is
that the voicing of the star when typing into a password edit box is now
inconsistent. Before the instill of RC1 any typing in a password edit
box would voice star for each character typed. Now I tried it on five
different sites where a password is required and it said star on some of
them and said the actual characters on some of them.



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Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Don H
 

How do you report possible bugs with this release? One possible bug is that the voicing of the star when typing into a password edit box is now inconsistent. Before the instill of RC1 any typing in a password edit box would voice star for each character typed. Now I tried it on five different sites where a password is required and it said star on some of them and said the actual characters on some of them.


Re: audio ducking not working with speech player and espeek

Andre Fisher
 

Exactly. Plus if it works with Espeak NG, it might be an issue with
the add-on, which has not been updated for a while.

On 12/2/16, Quentin Christensen <quentin@nvaccess.org> wrote:
Where you using a portable version of the snapshot? Audio ducking doesn't
work in the portable version, only when you install NVDA to the computer.

On Fri, Dec 2, 2016 at 3:49 PM, Bobby <bvinton@optonline.net> wrote:

Well I am using 2016.3. I got it to work after all. Before I was using
the latest snap shot of nvda and I went back to stable and the audio
ducking started to work again. Please make ure you get a ticket for this
problem before 2016.4 comes out.

On 12/1/2016 11:44 PM, Andre Fisher wrote:

It works just fine here. Which version of speechplayer are you
currently using? Which version of NVDA?

On 12/1/16, Bobby <bvinton@optonline.net> wrote:

Hay i am using the latest nvda and I went back to an older version and
saw tht audio ducking won't work with speech player at all. pleese help
so I got audio ducking to work with sapi 5 and e speek. Can you pleese
let me know what sympths audio ducking will work with. Talk to you all
soon








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Re: OT - Stascom Utility Suite update available

Brennen Kinch
 

I would like to listen to this podcast can you post a link to it on this list when it is complete

Sent from my iPhone

On Dec 2, 2016, at 6:38 AM, Robert Kingett <kingettr@gmail.com> wrote:

This is such a cool program! Gonna try to do a podcast of it today. Is there a database somewhere where links to indie blind developers are kept? Would like to see if there is a desktop blogging solution that is accessible to NVDA. Open Live Writer has a very long way to becoming accessible so I will keep looking.



Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

 

hi again quentin and thanks so much for your kindness and attention to me.
may i ask erelivantquestion pardon me.
if i decide to migrate to linux instead of windows, can i use nvda via vine?
i read that vine can run many programs which run on windows.
i only love nvda and dont want to use any screen reader except nvda!
if your answer is yes, does nvda completely the invironement of linux
like windows completely?
in other words, can i use it via vine on linux without worried about
any issues and inconsistence?
pardon me again for asking this question here.

by the way, do you have skype account for such emergency questions
like this one?
i pray for you and request divine mercy and blessings for you!

On 12/2/16, Gary Metzler <gmtravel@bellsouth.net> wrote:
I finally got the file.

From: Gene
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 6:53 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

the page has required an e-mail address for awhile. This is not specific to
this version nor to whether it is the final production release..

Gene
----- Original Message -----

From: Supanut Leepaisomboon
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 5:30 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi,



Thanks for the news! Hopefully the final 2016.4 release should come soon!!

I just tested the link myself, it works just fine; on the download page you
do need to put in your email address though, and select whether you want to
donate or not, before you can download.


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Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Gary Metzler <gmtravel@...>
 

I finally got the file.
 

From: Gene
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 6:53 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released
 
the page has required an e-mail address for awhile.  This is not specific to this version nor to whether it is the final production release..
 
Gene
----- Original Message -----
From: Supanut Leepaisomboon
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 5:30 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released
 

Hi,

 

Thanks for the news! Hopefully the final 2016.4 release should come soon!!

I just tested the link myself, it works just fine; on the download page you do need to put in your email address though, and select whether you want to donate or not, before you can download.


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Gene
 

the page has required an e-mail address for awhile.  This is not specific to this version nor to whether it is the final production release..
 
Gene

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 5:30 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi,


Thanks for the news! Hopefully the final 2016.4 release should come soon!!

I just tested the link myself, it works just fine; on the download page you do need to put in your email address though, and select whether you want to donate or not, before you can download.


Re: OT - Stascom Utility Suite update available

 

This is such a cool program! Gonna try to do a podcast of it today. Is there a database somewhere where links to indie blind developers are kept? Would like to see if there is a desktop blogging solution that is accessible to NVDA. Open Live Writer has a very long way to becoming accessible so I will keep looking.


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

 

Hi,


Thanks for the news! Hopefully the final 2016.4 release should come soon!!

I just tested the link myself, it works just fine; on the download page you do need to put in your email address though, and select whether you want to donate or not, before you can download.


OT - Stascom Utility Suite update available

Jacques <lists4js@...>
 

Hi All

Now that my beta testers have given me the green light on all counts, I'm happy to say that the latest Stascom Utility Suite is now available for download.

A quick summary of what's new in this release:

*Installer will automatically be run as Administrator, no need to do this manually as before;
*Hot key to generate an alphabetic list of 60 basic and advanced Windows settings and applications;
*Automatic maximising of application windows, hot key available to specify window title exceptions;
*automatic check for program updates, can be disabled in configuration window;
*Improved password generator. I have totally re-written the algorithm, see user guide for details;
*Status messages and time announcements spoken via the user's choice of a SAPI5 voice, custom interface to select preferred voice and its parameters;
*Added time announcements for "on the half hour. All 24 hours configurable as before;
*improved sound module;
*Expanded configuration options;
*support for multiple user profiles on one system;
*various UI improvements;
*user guide in HTML format to cater for easier navigation and referencing.

For a complete list of features and a download link to the installer, visit my web site, see below. Note that I've very recently started this site, so it's still under construction. Should you have questions or feedback, please do not reply to the mailing list. Instead follow the contact link in the user guide, or use option 11 under the menu hot key.

http://www.stascom.co.za

--
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Re: ESpeak sounds drastically different at 100 % speed compared to 99 %

Tyler Spivey
 

eSpeak's rate boost used to activate at 451, now it activates at 450. I don't know why.

Here's the relevant espeak-ng issue: https://github.com/espeak-ng/espeak-ng/issues/131

On 12/2/2016 1:43 AM, Felix G. wrote:
Hello list,
has anyone else noticed that ESpeak sounds very different upward of a
certain rate? The exact values are greater than 99 % in normal
operation, and greater than 18 % with rate boost.
Is this an intentional effect to improve intelligibility, or is it a
known bug?
Kind regards,
Felix Grützmacher


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Nasrin,

Glad you like the new features! To the best of my knowledge, this
version should still work in Windows XP, we haven't changed our policy
on support for XP at least, so if something doesn't work, it's a bug.

Re the download link, I can only suggest what the others have,
otherwise, if you go to the main http://www.nvaccess.org/ page, and
find your way down to the "tweets" heading, the most recent one is the
announcement about the rc1 version and contains a link to the same
page: http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2016-4rc1-released/

Regards

Quentin.


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On 2 December 2016 at 20:45, nasrin khaksar <nasrinkhaksar3@gmail.com> wrote:
hi quentin.
thanks extremely for your great news and excellent changes in this new version!
does this version support windows xp like previous one?
and also the download link does not work for me too!
God bless you and thanks extremely for your great news again!

On 12/2/16, Gary Metzler <gmtravel@bellsouth.net> wrote:
Hi Quentin,

I am having a real problem trying to download rc1. The download link isn’t
working. Thanks for any help.

From: Quentin Christensen
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 2:52 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi all,

NVDA 2016.4rc1 has just been released for testing. This is a release
candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this
will be identical to the final 2016.4 release.

See this blog post for what's new and a download link:
http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2016-4rc1-released/

Regards

Quentin.


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Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer
Basic Training for NVDA & Microsoft Word with NVDA E-Books now available:
http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/


Ph +61 7 3149 3306
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess
Twitter: @NVAccess


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holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
in the very authentic narration is:
imam hosein is the beacon of light and the ark of salvation.
best website for studying islamic book in different languages
al-islam.org



Re: ESpeak sounds drastically different at 100 % speed compared to 99 %

 

hi.
the best rate is for me the default rate 30 without boost and i realy
did not understand the different with high speed.
i dont like any speed except the default and even cant understand them!

On 12/2/16, Felix G. <constantlyvariable@gmail.com> wrote:
Hello list,
has anyone else noticed that ESpeak sounds very different upward of a
certain rate? The exact values are greater than 99 % in normal operation,
and greater than 18 % with rate boost.
Is this an intentional effect to improve intelligibility, or is it a known
bug?
Kind regards,
Felix Grützmacher
--
we have not sent you but as a mercy to the creation.
holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
in the very authentic narration is:
imam hosein is the beacon of light and the ark of salvation.
best website for studying islamic book in different languages
al-islam.org


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

 

hi quentin.
thanks extremely for your great news and excellent changes in this new version!
does this version support windows xp like previous one?
and also the download link does not work for me too!
God bless you and thanks extremely for your great news again!

On 12/2/16, Gary Metzler <gmtravel@bellsouth.net> wrote:
Hi Quentin,

I am having a real problem trying to download rc1. The download link isn’t
working. Thanks for any help.

From: Quentin Christensen
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 2:52 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi all,

NVDA 2016.4rc1 has just been released for testing. This is a release
candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this
will be identical to the final 2016.4 release.

See this blog post for what's new and a download link:
http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2016-4rc1-released/

Regards

Quentin.


--

Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer
Basic Training for NVDA & Microsoft Word with NVDA E-Books now available:
http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/


Ph +61 7 3149 3306
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess
Twitter: @NVAccess

--
we have not sent you but as a mercy to the creation.
holy quran, chapter 21, verse 107.
in the very authentic narration is:
imam hosein is the beacon of light and the ark of salvation.
best website for studying islamic book in different languages
al-islam.org


ESpeak sounds drastically different at 100 % speed compared to 99 %

Felix G.
 

Hello list,
has anyone else noticed that ESpeak sounds very different upward of a certain rate? The exact values are greater than 99 % in normal operation, and greater than 18 % with rate boost.
Is this an intentional effect to improve intelligibility, or is it a known bug?
Kind regards,
Felix Grützmacher


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Brian's Mail list account <bglists@...>
 

Yes indeed some email software does do odd things to links. Also I've noticed on the nvaccess site there seems to be an undetected character to the left of a link which is near the edge of a page on the left.
This effect occurs on some sites but not on others, so my guess is that it is the rendering in the browser that does it.
I always tend to cursor right one char just in case.
Brian

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Please address personal email to:-
briang1@blueyonder.co.uk, putting 'Brian Gaff'
in the display name field.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Gene" <gsasner@ripco.com>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 8:58 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released


I should add that you may have to move a little above the link, then tab to it to get it to work. When I just press enter on the link when I arrow to it, it does nothing. When I tab to it, it works. I am assuming for this answer that you are viewing mail as html and are pressing enter on the link. The sort of experimentation I described above needs to be done when dealing with links that do nothing. Also, you can copy the link and paste it into the browser's address bar, then press enter. That's another thing to try when a link does nothing.

Gene
----- Original Message ------

From: Gary Metzler
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 2:39 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released


Hi Quentin,

I am having a real problem trying to download rc1. The download link isn’t working. Thanks for any help.

From: Quentin Christensen
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 2:52 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi all,

NVDA 2016.4rc1 has just been released for testing. This is a release
candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this
will be identical to the final 2016.4 release.

See this blog post for what's new and a download link:
http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2016-4rc1-released/

Regards

Quentin.


--

Quentin Christensen
Training Material Developer
Basic Training for NVDA & Microsoft Word with NVDA E-Books now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/


Ph +61 7 3149 3306
Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org
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Twitter: @NVAccess


Re: NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Gene
 

I should add that you may have to move a little above the link, then tab to it to get it to work.  When I just press enter on the link when I arrow to it, it does nothing.  When I tab to it, it works.  I am assuming for this answer that you are viewing mail as html and are pressing enter on the link.  The  sort of experimentation I described above needs to be done when dealing with links that do nothing.  Also, you can copy the link and paste it into the browser's address bar, then press enter.  That's another thing to try when a link does nothing.
 
Gene

----- Original Message ------
Sent: Friday, December 02, 2016 2:39 AM
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released

Hi Quentin,
 
I am having a real problem trying to download rc1.  The download link isn’t working.  Thanks for any help.
 
From: Quentin Christensen
Sent: Friday, December 2, 2016 2:52 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2016.4rc1 released
 
Hi all,

NVDA 2016.4rc1 has just been released for testing. This is a release
candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this
will be identical to the final 2016.4 release.

See this blog post for what's new and a download link:
http://www.nvaccess.org/post/nvda-2016-4rc1-released/
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
--
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Training Material Developer
Basic Training for NVDA & Microsoft Word with NVDA E-Books now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Direct: +61 413 904 383
www.nvaccess.org 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess