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Re: NVDA - Missing OneCore Voices on New Laptop

Chris
 

The most obvious thing to try is to restart NVDA and if that doesnt work then RESTART the laptop

 

And finally if all else fails then remove and add the voices again

 

 

 

From: Bill Chilcott via groups.io
Sent: 30 April 2021 16:30
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA - Missing OneCore Voices on New Laptop

 

Hi folks. I have just changed my laptop and, on re-installing NVDA Windows

one core voices, I noticed I have not got David, Susan and Mark. Is there

any way of getting these voices back, especially David, which I used all the

time? Any help over this would be gratefully appreciated.

Regards, Bill.

 

 

 

 

 

 


NVDA - Missing OneCore Voices on New Laptop

Bill Chilcott
 

Hi folks. I have just changed my laptop and, on re-installing NVDA Windows
one core voices, I noticed I have not got David, Susan and Mark. Is there
any way of getting these voices back, especially David, which I used all the
time? Any help over this would be gratefully appreciated.
Regards, Bill.


Re: Meaning of "out of region" and "out of list"?

Jackie
 

Hello, Roger, & welcome to the lis.

Out of list indicates, as you surmised, that a list of items has ended.

Out of region refers to the end of a live aria region.

On 4/29/21, Roger Brown <downtownrogbrown@gmail.com> wrote:
Hi, I'm new to NVDA and trying to help a local accessibility organization
with their website more accessible.

As I'm using NVDA what does it mean when I hear "out of list" and "out of
region"?
I think the first one means you've gotten to the end of a list.

What about "out of region" and any other similar phrases?

Could not find the answer in the User Guide nor in a quick search of
previous emails on this list.  Sorry if I missed it.  Help please?

-Roger Brown
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Meaning of "out of region" and "out of list"?

Roger Brown
 

Hi, I'm new to NVDA and trying to help a local accessibility organization with their website more accessible.
 
As I'm using NVDA what does it mean when I hear "out of list" and "out of region"?
I think the first one means you've gotten to the end of a list.
 
What about "out of region" and any other similar phrases?
 
Could not find the answer in the User Guide nor in a quick search of previous emails on this list.  Sorry if I missed it.  Help please?
 
-Roger Brown


Re: 10 years with NVDA

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Marco,

We at NV Access would also be interested in your story.  We publish them on our website in the NVDA Stories category: https://www.nvaccess.org/category/NVDA-stories/

I'd be interested in following up with you to put something together if you'd like to write to me offlist (info@...) as well.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Fri, Apr 30, 2021 at 1:45 AM Monte Single <mrsingle@...> wrote:
Hi Marco,

I can help you with your nvda document,  that is, I can make corrections for accurate, and clear English.

You can write me off list at;

mrsingle@...

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marco Oros
Sent: April 29, 2021 8:49 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] 10 years with NVDA

Hello.

I have noticed, that It 10 Years ago I have started to use NVDA and abandom of Jaws. Currently I am using NVDA too.

I would like to write a review about NVDA screen reader with little storry, how It begins ETC. I'll write It in Slovak (My mother tongue), but I would like to plann mostly write It in English, because English is one of world languages and NVDA was developed in Australia.

But, why I want to tell It to You? I have a blog, but maybe It'll be better to send It to another blog and edit It a little, because I am not English native speaker, althought I can communicate in English very good.

I think, that somebody will help me.

Thank You.

Best regards from Slovakia

Marco Oros













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Re: 10 years with NVDA

Monte Single
 

Hi Marco,

I can help you with your nvda document, that is, I can make corrections for accurate, and clear English.

You can write me off list at;

mrsingle@sasktel.net

-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Marco Oros
Sent: April 29, 2021 8:49 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] 10 years with NVDA

Hello.

I have noticed, that It 10 Years ago I have started to use NVDA and abandom of Jaws. Currently I am using NVDA too.

I would like to write a review about NVDA screen reader with little storry, how It begins ETC. I'll write It in Slovak (My mother tongue), but I would like to plann mostly write It in English, because English is one of world languages and NVDA was developed in Australia.

But, why I want to tell It to You? I have a blog, but maybe It'll be better to send It to another blog and edit It a little, because I am not English native speaker, althought I can communicate in English very good.

I think, that somebody will help me.

Thank You.

Best regards from Slovakia

Marco Oros


10 years with NVDA

Marco Oros
 

Hello.

I have noticed, that It 10 Years ago I have started to use NVDA and abandom of Jaws. Currently I am using NVDA too.

I would like to write a review about NVDA screen reader with little storry, how It begins ETC. I'll write It in Slovak (My mother tongue), but I would like to plann mostly write It in English, because English is one of world languages and NVDA was developed in Australia.

But, why I want to tell It to You? I have a blog, but maybe It'll be better to send It to another blog and edit It a little, because I am not English native speaker, althought I can communicate in English very good.

I think, that somebody will help me.

Thank You.

Best regards from Slovakia

Marco Oros


Re: Strange problem with NVDA and LibreOffice

Quentin Christensen
 

I believe so - but it's always tricky with issues like that, to know exactly where the problem needs to be addressed, so absolutely do keep raising such things here - and also do contact the other program developer - LibreOffice in this case about it as well) - the more they know about things which are problematic for their users, the more likely they are to make it a higher priority.  I think there was a linked LibreOffice issue (on LibreOffice's Bugzilla tracker) as well.


On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 5:05 PM Michael Chopra <michaelchopra38@...> wrote:
Hi. Yes, I read all of that and that appears to be the issue that I'm
talking about. According to that GitHub issue, this appears to be
something that needs to be fixed in LibreOffice, is that right?
Thanks.
From Michael.

On 29/04/2021, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> wrote:
> Hi Michael,
>
> Is this the issue you are facing:
> https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/4119  There's a lot of discussion
> on that issue, but basically, you press NVDA+down arrow / NVDA+a to say
> all, and NVDA only reads the first line or two of the document and stops?
>
> If so, the workaround I found seems to be effective, is to load your
> document, press CONTROL+END to jump to the end of the document, then
> control+home back to the start, and then try say all.
>
> Quentin.
>
> On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 10:48 AM Michael Chopra <michaelchopra38@...>
> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. It appears when using the ?Say
>> all"
>> command in NVDA with LibreOffice, the command does not work as expected.
>> I
>> use Caps lock as my NVDA modifier key and when I press it, normally it
>> would start reading from the current cursor positon to the end of the
>> document. It is not doing that in this instance. If I use the same
>> command
>> in Word, it works as expected.
>> I've been able to reproduce the issue multiple times and was wondering
>> what was going on here. I'm using Version: 7.1.2.2 (x64 of LibreOffice. I
>> have a friend who was also able to reproduce the issue, we have both now
>> switched back to word because of it.
>> My question then is this, is it an NVDA problem or is it a problem for
>> LibreOffice to fix?
>> I'm also using the latest version of NVDA as well.
>> Thanks for your help.
>> From Michael.
>>
>>
>>
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Re: question about automatic language switching in tony's enhancements addon

 

Hi Tony.
Thanks a lot for your answers.

I tried the automatic language switching with English and Greek.
I deleted the other languages.
It seams to work well with espeak but with one kore I get no speech.

Perhaps one kore doesn't understand just en for english and we need to specify if we want uk English, us English etc.
Probably I will have to find the codes for the different English dialects and try that way.
Nikos

On Wed, 28 Apr 2021 at 18:34, Tony Malykh <anton.malykh@...> wrote:

Hi!

1. You're right; this is language code followed by regular expression for all letters of that language.
2. Assuming "el" is the right code for Greek, your line looks correct to me.
3.You can also google "regexp for greek" and compare yours to what other people are using.
4. Yes, you can delete Russian and Chinese - but it shouldn't affect anything.
HTH

Tony


On 4/28/2021 5:57 AM, Nikos Demetriou via groups.io wrote:
Hello.
Sorry if my question was asked before.
I am interested about language switching in tony's enhancements addon but I got a bit confused.

I enabled the automatic switching checkbox and I had a look at the edit language map section.

I asume the first line is the English one.
It says:
en:[a-zA-Z]
If I Understand right the first part is the language code for English.

Then in the brackets we have got a-z in lower cace and then A-Z in capitals.

Do we need the first and the last letter for each alphabet or we could put B-X for example?
How does it know the letters in between?

The language I am interested is Greek.
If I understand right I should write:
el:[α-ωΑ-ω]

Most synths won't be able to read this right I guess.
In the brackets I put the letters alpha and omega the first and the last letter of the Greek alphabet in lower and capital kace.

Assuming what I typed here is correct, can I delete the languages I don't need from the map such as the Russian, Chinese etc?

Thanks a lot.
Nikos


Re: Strange problem with NVDA and LibreOffice

Michael Chopra
 

Hi. Yes, I read all of that and that appears to be the issue that I'm
talking about. According to that GitHub issue, this appears to be
something that needs to be fixed in LibreOffice, is that right?
Thanks.
From Michael.

On 29/04/2021, Quentin Christensen <quentin@nvaccess.org> wrote:
Hi Michael,

Is this the issue you are facing:
https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/4119 There's a lot of discussion
on that issue, but basically, you press NVDA+down arrow / NVDA+a to say
all, and NVDA only reads the first line or two of the document and stops?

If so, the workaround I found seems to be effective, is to load your
document, press CONTROL+END to jump to the end of the document, then
control+home back to the start, and then try say all.

Quentin.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 10:48 AM Michael Chopra <michaelchopra38@gmail.com>
wrote:

Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. It appears when using the ?Say
all"
command in NVDA with LibreOffice, the command does not work as expected.
I
use Caps lock as my NVDA modifier key and when I press it, normally it
would start reading from the current cursor positon to the end of the
document. It is not doing that in this instance. If I use the same
command
in Word, it works as expected.
I've been able to reproduce the issue multiple times and was wondering
what was going on here. I'm using Version: 7.1.2.2 (x64 of LibreOffice. I
have a friend who was also able to reproduce the issue, we have both now
switched back to word because of it.
My question then is this, is it an NVDA problem or is it a problem for
LibreOffice to fix?
I'm also using the latest version of NVDA as well.
Thanks for your help.
From Michael.


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Re: Reading Characters/words/sentences

Quentin Christensen
 

You're most welcome!  BTW, I meant to ask - how did you come across the old link you were using?


On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 4:28 PM Rob Larmour via groups.io <rob.larmour=northyorks.gov.uk@groups.io> wrote:

Fantasic, thank you for your promt response

 

 

Regards

 

Rob Larmour

Resource and Technical Support Officer,

Inclusive Educational Service

Sensory, Physical & Medical Team,

North Yorkshire County Council

County Hall

Northallerton

DL7 8AD

 

Telephone: 07966319927

Email: rob.larmour@...

www.northyorks.gov.uk

 

 

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 28 April 2021 16:26
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading Characters/words/sentences

 

Hi,

Eh? That’s a command reference based on really old NVDA version (the fac that there is no laptop command for status bar announcement command (NVDA+Shift+End) is the evidence of this). I’m sure others will advise you of this, but I recommend reading the quick reference guide for 2020.4 (NVDA menu/Help/Commands quick reference).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rob Larmour via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 8:18 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Reading Characters/words/sentences

 

Hi Everyone,

 

I’m using NVDA version 2020.4 and have been using the following GUIDE.

 

In LAPTOP LAYOUT I cannot get all the following keyboard shortcuts to work in WORD, should it?

 

Can anybody help please.

 

 

Move review cursor to previous character

NVDA+m – Says ‘Mouse tracking off’

Move review cursor to start of line

NVDA+Shift+u – Capital U

Say current character at review cursor

NVDA+, - inserts a ,

move review cursor to next character

NVDA+. - WORKS

Move review cursor to end of line

NVDA+Shift+o – Reads current Line

Move review cursor to previous word

NVDA+j – inserts a J

Say current word at review cursor

NVDA+k – inserts a K

Move review cursor to next word

NVDA+l – input help on/off

Move review cursor to previous line

NVDA+u – says no progress bar updates

Move review cursor to first line

NVDA+7 – Focus moves navigator object on/off

Say current line at review cursor

NVDA+ i – Inserts an i

Move review cursor to next line

NVDA+o – Inserts an o

Move review cursor to last line

NVDA+9 –Inserts a 9

 

Regards

 

Rob Larmour

 

 

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Re: Strange problem with NVDA and LibreOffice

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Michael,

Is this the issue you are facing: https://github.com/nvaccess/nvda/issues/4119  There's a lot of discussion on that issue, but basically, you press NVDA+down arrow / NVDA+a to say all, and NVDA only reads the first line or two of the document and stops?

If so, the workaround I found seems to be effective, is to load your document, press CONTROL+END to jump to the end of the document, then control+home back to the start, and then try say all.

Quentin.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 10:48 AM Michael Chopra <michaelchopra38@...> wrote:
Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. It appears when using the ?Say all" command in NVDA with LibreOffice, the command does not work as expected. I use Caps lock as my NVDA modifier key and when I press it, normally it would start reading from the current cursor positon to the end of the document. It is not doing that in this instance. If I use the same command in Word, it works as expected.
I've been able to reproduce the issue multiple times and was wondering what was going on here. I'm using Version: 7.1.2.2 (x64 of LibreOffice. I have a friend who was also able to reproduce the issue, we have both now switched back to word because of it.
My question then is this, is it an NVDA problem or is it a problem for LibreOffice to fix?
I'm also using the latest version of NVDA as well.
Thanks for your help.
From Michael.



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Re: Reading Characters/words/sentences

Rob Larmour
 

Fantasic, thank you for your promt response

 

 

Regards

 

Rob Larmour

Resource and Technical Support Officer,

Inclusive Educational Service

Sensory, Physical & Medical Team,

North Yorkshire County Council

County Hall

Northallerton

DL7 8AD

 

Telephone: 07966319927

Email: rob.larmour@...

www.northyorks.gov.uk

 

 

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Joseph Lee
Sent: 28 April 2021 16:26
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Reading Characters/words/sentences

 

Hi,

Eh? That’s a command reference based on really old NVDA version (the fac that there is no laptop command for status bar announcement command (NVDA+Shift+End) is the evidence of this). I’m sure others will advise you of this, but I recommend reading the quick reference guide for 2020.4 (NVDA menu/Help/Commands quick reference).

Cheers,

Joseph

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Rob Larmour via groups.io
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 8:18 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] Reading Characters/words/sentences

 

Hi Everyone,

 

I’m using NVDA version 2020.4 and have been using the following GUIDE.

 

In LAPTOP LAYOUT I cannot get all the following keyboard shortcuts to work in WORD, should it?

 

Can anybody help please.

 

 

Move review cursor to previous character

NVDA+m – Says ‘Mouse tracking off’

Move review cursor to start of line

NVDA+Shift+u – Capital U

Say current character at review cursor

NVDA+, - inserts a ,

move review cursor to next character

NVDA+. - WORKS

Move review cursor to end of line

NVDA+Shift+o – Reads current Line

Move review cursor to previous word

NVDA+j – inserts a J

Say current word at review cursor

NVDA+k – inserts a K

Move review cursor to next word

NVDA+l – input help on/off

Move review cursor to previous line

NVDA+u – says no progress bar updates

Move review cursor to first line

NVDA+7 – Focus moves navigator object on/off

Say current line at review cursor

NVDA+ i – Inserts an i

Move review cursor to next line

NVDA+o – Inserts an o

Move review cursor to last line

NVDA+9 –Inserts a 9

 

Regards

 

Rob Larmour

 

 

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Re: Reading Characters/words/sentences

Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Rob,

You can find the user guide online: https://www.nvaccess.org/files/nvda/documentation/userGuide.html  We don't keep a current copy of the commands quick reference online, however you can find it in NVDA's help menu - it is essentially just the keystrokes pulled from the User Guide.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Apr 29, 2021 at 1:18 AM Rob Larmour via groups.io <rob.larmour=northyorks.gov.uk@groups.io> wrote:

Hi Everyone,

 

I’m using NVDA version 2020.4 and have been using the following GUIDE.

 

In LAPTOP LAYOUT I cannot get all the following keyboard shortcuts to work in WORD, should it?

 

Can anybody help please.

 

 

Move review cursor to previous character

NVDA+m – Says ‘Mouse tracking off’

Move review cursor to start of line

NVDA+Shift+u – Capital U

Say current character at review cursor

NVDA+, - inserts a ,

move review cursor to next character

NVDA+. - WORKS

Move review cursor to end of line

NVDA+Shift+o – Reads current Line

Move review cursor to previous word

NVDA+j – inserts a J

Say current word at review cursor

NVDA+k – inserts a K

Move review cursor to next word

NVDA+l – input help on/off

Move review cursor to previous line

NVDA+u – says no progress bar updates

Move review cursor to first line

NVDA+7 – Focus moves navigator object on/off

Say current line at review cursor

NVDA+ i – Inserts an i

Move review cursor to next line

NVDA+o – Inserts an o

Move review cursor to last line

NVDA+9 –Inserts a 9

 

Regards

 

Rob Larmour

 


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Re: Petition · open source ETI-Eloquence

Hope Williamson
 

I've used the Wire web interface with NVDA, but that was just for text
chatting, and it was a while ago.

On 4/28/2021 3:39 PM, Luke Davis wrote:
Hope Williamson wrote:

Yeah, I'm also amazed Skype is still around.
Since I think Teams does something similar, it's probably only a
matter of time.

The creators of Skype went on to create Wire, which is supposed to be
a secure alternative to Skype, since MS doesn't encrypt Skype calls
and such.

Last time I tested Wire with NVDA, it was minimally accessible, but I
believe I was able to make and receive calls after some fiddling. But
that was a couple years ago.

Luke





Re: MS Word focus issues

 

Greg,

          Have you looked in Settings, Update & Security, Windows Update, View Update History to see what Windows Quality Updates (in particular) and/or Other Updates may have been applied to Windows over the last few days to a week?

           Since 21H1 is not yet a general release, but in beta (AKA Insiders) state, this could be Windows related, too.

            It is pretty much impossible for those who aren't using what I'll call "bleeding edge" versions of Windows to replicate issues such that they necessarily apply under the ecosystem you're using. If you are not already a member of the Windows 10 for Screen Reader Users Group, and specifically their Insiders subgroup, I'd encourage you to join both and ask on the Insiders subgroup, where someone may be able to attempt replication under the same environmental constraints that you have.
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MS Word focus issues

Greg Williams
 

Hi,

A couple of days ago I started having issues in Word. If I switched to browse mode and moved by heading through a document, when I switched back to focus mode, the cursor is not where I navigated to although it is not where it was before I switched to browse either. I was not aware of having changed any of my focus tracking settings in NVDA, but I tried toggling various combinations of them but to no effect. I also tried restarting NVDA with Add-ons disabled, also with no success. I noticed that Microsoft 365 updated a couple of days ago, so I re-installed the previous version, but it also made no difference. Does anyone have any suggestions because I use this navigation all of the time, and not being able to do it is greatly hampering my productivity.

I am running NVDA 2020.4. Word is version 16.0.13901.20366 (this is the rolled-back version), and my Windows information is

Windows 10 Home Version    21H1
Installed on    ‎4/‎30/‎2020
OS build    19043.962
Experience    Windows Feature Experience Pack 120.2212.3740.0
Thanks.

Greg


Strange problem with NVDA and LibreOffice

Michael Chopra
 

Hi everyone. I have a strange problem. It appears when using the ?Say all" command in NVDA with LibreOffice, the command does not work as expected. I use Caps lock as my NVDA modifier key and when I press it, normally it would start reading from the current cursor positon to the end of the document. It is not doing that in this instance. If I use the same command in Word, it works as expected.
I've been able to reproduce the issue multiple times and was wondering what was going on here. I'm using Version: 7.1.2.2 (x64 of LibreOffice. I have a friend who was also able to reproduce the issue, we have both now switched back to word because of it.
My question then is this, is it an NVDA problem or is it a problem for LibreOffice to fix?
I'm also using the latest version of NVDA as well.
Thanks for your help.
From Michael.


Re: Petition · open source ETI-Eloquence

Luke Davis
 

Hope Williamson wrote:

Yeah, I'm also amazed Skype is still around.
Since I think Teams does something similar, it's probably only a matter of time.

The creators of Skype went on to create Wire, which is supposed to be a secure alternative to Skype, since MS doesn't encrypt Skype calls and such.

Last time I tested Wire with NVDA, it was minimally accessible, but I believe I was able to make and receive calls after some fiddling. But that was a couple years ago.

Luke


Re: Petition · open source ETI-Eloquence

g melconian
 

Nimer,I think your correct on that one. 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Nimer Jaber
Sent: Wednesday, April 28, 2021 1:23 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Petition · open source ETI-Eloquence

 

Hello,

 

So far as I know, Microsoft did buy out Nuance, but the voices did not go to Microsoft, they were spun off to Cerence I believe. I do hope someone corrects me if I'm wrong.

 


 

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