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Re: Last action in ms excel key F4

 

It's possible that something else is intercepting that keystroke prior to it ever filtering through to MS-Excel.

In looking at the NVDA Commands Quick Reference, under the EcoBraille section, it notes that F4 gets used for "Move to previous object."

When screen readers and other assistive software are involved there is a distinct keystroke interception hierarchy where if you're using something "above" the application layer that uses a given keystroke that's where it will stop rather than being passed on down to the application itself.

I just tested F4, with NVDA not in use and with NVDA active, and it did "repeat last action" in both situations.   I have a number of add-ons active, so it's not NVDA nor one of the add-ons I use.   There has got to be something active that expects the F4 key for some other purpose and that intercepts it, preventing it from making it to MS-Excel.
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Re: nvda addon

 

On Sun, Apr 7, 2019 at 10:26 AM, Rui Fontes wrote:
And there also pages with repository of addons managed by local communities, like portuguese, spanish, french, italian and possibily more...
Rui, do you have that URL?   Nothing that I can click-through to from the primary add-ons repository gets me to anything like that.   This would be great information for our members who need or want it to have.
 
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Re: NVDA List, A Reboot #adminnotice

 

For those who want the comprehensive list of e-mail addresses for the NVDA Chat Subgroup sent to them via e-mail for future reference, send a message to:

chat+help@nvda.groups.io

and you'll have all of them.    If you happen to want the same for the NVDA main group, send a message to nvda+help@nvda.groups.io.
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Re: Last action in ms excel key F4

Giles Turnbull
 

In my sighted days I used the F4 shortcut in Excel a lot. Brian, in a nutshell it does exactly what Ahtesham said it does ... it performs the last action you did so that you can apply the same action to another cell. For example, if you format the text in one cell to be bold or blue, pressing the F4 key in the next cell down would repeat that action, turning its text bold or blue. Likewise you might want to change the date format from 7 April 2019 to 07/04/2019 in a few non-adjacent cells, in which case you can apply the format to the first cell and then move to the next cell(s) and repeat the formatting without having to navigate the ribbon or menues to manually apply the same format.

Although I've used NVDA exclusively since 2012 and just assumed something had changed in Excel and the F4 shortcut no longer worked for anybody, I did recently install JAWS 2019 and I can confirm the F4 shortcut does still work using JAWS. I made a cell bold with CTRL+b and then pressed F4 to apply the same effect to half a dozen different cells.

Giles

Re: nvda addon

Rui Fontes
 

And there also pages with repository of addons managed by local communities, like portuguese, spanish, french, italian and possibily more...

Rui Fontes


Às 15:13 de 07/04/2019, Brian Vogel escreveu:

To my knowledge, there is no Add-ons package, if by package you mean having all the add-ons bundled together and downloadable.
The NVDA Add-Ons page, https://addons.nvda-project.org/index.en.html, <https://addons.nvda-project.org/index.en.html> is where all the fully vetted NVDA Add-Ons can be found and downloaded.
There is also an Add-Ons Under Development page, https://addons.nvda-project.org/dev.en.html, where "experimental" or late beta add-ons can be downloaded if you wish to try them.
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Re: Blind people typing Chinese

Clement Chou
 

Thanks for the fascinating information Larry!

On 4/7/19, Larry Wang <larry.wang.801@...> wrote:
There are numerous Chinese input methods. This was a key problem when
processing Chinese with computers. There are roughly one hunderd
thousand number of Chinese characters. About six thousand of them are
mostly used in daily life. But there are only about one hunderd keys on
keyboard. At first publishing houses use big key board with many keys.
Input methods based on pinyin or zhuyin is not very popular at that time
since you need to spend many time on finding the correct character you
want to type. Also users at that time mostly rely on word processing
jobs, accuracy and efficiency is important.
A man called Wang JiangMin invented WuBi.With that you can type in most
Chinese character within four letters, as long as you memorize a set of
rules and practice for about a week.
At about 2006, people brought smart prediction into pinyin input
methods. The experience of pinyin input methods are much better now.
Since most people in mainland China have already learned pinyin in
primary school. Other types of input methods which requires additional
rules practice start fading away. Few people learn other input methods.
Wubi and other input methods are now learned by professionals and
enthusiasts. Sougou is the most popular one of these pinyin input
methods. But smart prediction is based on collecting your keyborad input
data, so there is a privacy issue. Sougou pinyin also pop up
advertisement sometimes. So I do not recomment using this. Input methods
bundled with operation system is just enough.

Support for microsoft pinyin and wubi is broken in windows 10 and 8.1 so
you may find it hard to use.

As for braille.
There are three types of braille in mainland China. Two of them are in
NVDA, another one has just been published about a year ago and has not
gain popularity yet. However all of them are based on pinyin. They
cannot represent the shape of Chinese characters. Most schools for blind
in mainland China do not teach how to write Chinese characters. So even
if you use braille input, you still have to choose between many
candidates. Someone created a braille based on Chinese characters, but
it is not widely used. Braille display is more expensive than smart
phones and computers and its usage is very limited. Braille has
advantage in proof reading and learing but the nature of Chinese braille
make braille less appealing for students. Word segmentation and tone
mark makes braille even harder to understand. Even braile itself is not
popular among blind people in China.



Re: Intro.

 

Much welcome, Emmanuel.
By the way, you have the same name as a philosopher that I quite like.

Cheers,
Marcio AKA Starboy
Follow or add me on Facebook

Em 07/04/2019 06:55, Emmanuel Junaid disse:

Hi people, this is Junaid from Nigeria. I am new here, hope am welcome?


Re: Intro.

 

Junaid,

           Welcome to the group.   You have joined just as some changes are being instituted, so if you were not subscribed before this admin notice was sent out, please take a look at the topic, NVDA List, A Reboot.
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Re: nvda addon

 

To my knowledge, there is no Add-ons package, if by package you mean having all the add-ons bundled together and downloadable.

The NVDA Add-Ons page, https://addons.nvda-project.org/index.en.html,  is where all the fully vetted NVDA Add-Ons can be found and downloaded.

There is also an Add-Ons Under Development page, https://addons.nvda-project.org/dev.en.html, where "experimental" or late beta add-ons can be downloaded if you wish to try them.
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Growth for the sake of growth is the ideology of the cancer cell.

           ~ Edward Abbey

 

 

Intro.

Emmanuel Junaid
 

Hi people, this is Junaid from Nigeria. I am new here, hope am welcome?

nvda addon

Nasir Mehmood
 

hy friends need me nvda addon full pacgage please share

NVDA 2019.1 is not working in Lenovo window 10 laptop.

Ishant Rajput <ishantrajput11@...>
 

Dear all,
Greeting's`
One of my friend is getting an error dialogue {the specific program requires a newer version of windows}. This happened when he updated his older NVDA  2018 to the latest version 2019.1 and now both have stopped working.

Re: Free Accessible Sound Design Course

luke scholey
 

Sable is still under development at the moment. So for this course you’ll be using Reaper, and two extensions.
Luke

On 6 Apr 2019, at 23:03, JM Casey <jmcasey@...> wrote:

Looks like they will be using Reaper.

Follow the link on the second page for a pretty good audio course.





-----Original Message-----
From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sile via Groups.Io
Sent: April 6, 2019 6:01 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Free Accessible Sound Design Course

Hello Robert


I followed these links and am trying to figure out whether Sable is available yet, or whether you are supposed to start the course with Reaper?


--Sile


On 2019-04-05 8:56 a.m., Robert Kingett wrote:
The below comes from the blind gamers group
<https://groups.io/g/blind-gamers> on this site. Enjoy. I'm too lazy
to provide links and edit the below message so use it as you wish.
Don't ask me questions about sound design. I won't answer them. Direct
them to, the, below!


Hi Everyone,

Our Ebon Sky Studios sound designer (Brian, from Daisy Ale Sound
works) is doing an online video series about sound design . Brian, is
sighted, but will be doing the course using a screen reader, so that
everyone can follow what he is doing on screen and which will ensure
everything he is doing is accessible to a screen reader user. for
anyone interested in learning more about sound design you can follow
the topic on the audio games forum, where he’ll be posting videos ,
setting assignments and commenting on questions asked. If you’re
interested at all in sound design, or want to learn some tips and
tricks you can check out the topic on the audio games forum at the
below link

https://forum.audiogames.net/topic/28100/accessible-sound-design-course-first-lesson-up/


The Ebon Sky Studios Team

email: info@... <mailto:info@...>

Facebook: https://m.facebook.com/ebonskystudios/

Twitter: @ebonskystudios









Re: wanted free voices

sazid
 

thank you my dear friend,
I am looking a synth which can speak telugu language. At present I am
using e speak on my official computer. As it is a lenthty process to
buy a paid synth hence I am looking for a free non robotic synth.

thanks and regards,
sazid

On 4/7/19, Brian's Mail list account via Groups.Io
<bglists=blueyonder.co.uk@groups.io> wrote:
When you say voices, what exactly do you mean? There are a lot in Espeak
already, and you can always use the built in computer voice from the
settings. I believe windows 7 has a couple or can be made to have them.
Most quality voices are not free obviously, so you need to decide on how
much a voice is worth to you.
Windows 10 of course has many very good free voices not based on Espeak,
but these cannot be used in windows 7.
I'm trying not to get a synth war started up here, but if you explain what

you are looking for, ie languages it speaks and natural or robotic or a
voice you have heard which you like but is not on nvda or in the list
provided to look into with the user guide etc, then maybe somebody can
suggest where to start looking.


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----- Original Message -----
From: "sazid" <skstraders.nlr@...>
To: "nvda" <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2019 8:47 AM
Subject: [nvda] wanted free voices


Hello family,
hope all are doing great. I am using windows 7 on my PC with e speak
as my voice synthasizer can anyone provide me free voice for my nvda?

thanks and regards,
sazid






Re: Blind people typing Chinese

Larry Wang
 

There are numerous Chinese input methods. This was a key problem when processing Chinese with computers. There are roughly one hunderd thousand number of Chinese characters. About six thousand of them are mostly used in daily life. But there are only about one hunderd keys on keyboard. At first publishing houses use big key board with many keys.
Input methods based on pinyin or zhuyin is not very popular at that time since you need to spend many time on finding the correct character you want to type. Also users at that time mostly rely on word processing jobs, accuracy and efficiency is important.
A man called Wang JiangMin invented WuBi.With that you can type in most Chinese character within four letters, as long as you memorize a set of rules and practice for about a week.
At about 2006, people brought smart prediction into pinyin input methods. The experience of pinyin input methods are much better now. Since most people in mainland China have already learned pinyin in primary school. Other types of input methods which requires additional rules practice start fading away. Few people learn other input methods. Wubi and other input methods are now learned by professionals and enthusiasts. Sougou is the most popular one of these pinyin input methods. But smart prediction is based on collecting your keyborad input data, so there is a privacy issue. Sougou pinyin also pop up advertisement sometimes. So I do not recomment using this. Input methods bundled with operation system is just enough.

Support for microsoft pinyin and wubi is broken in windows 10 and 8.1 so you may find it hard to use.

As for braille.
There are three types of braille in mainland China. Two of them are in NVDA, another one has just been published about a year ago and has not gain popularity yet. However all of them are based on pinyin. They cannot represent the shape of Chinese characters. Most schools for blind in mainland China do not teach how to write Chinese characters. So even if you use braille input, you still have to choose between many candidates. Someone created a braille based on Chinese characters, but it is not widely used. Braille display is more expensive than smart phones and computers and its usage is very limited. Braille has advantage in proof reading and learing but the nature of Chinese braille make braille less appealing for students. Word segmentation and tone mark makes braille even harder to understand. Even braile itself is not popular among blind people in China.

Re: Weather_Plus5.5 update available

Adriano Barbieri
 

Have you installed any component that uses the same key? in questo caso dovresti cambiarla da preferences, gestures and input keys


Regards

adriano


Il 07/04/2019 02:02, Kwork ha scritto:

Oh, sorry, I said the wrong key. Oops. I meant NVDA+w.

Travis

On 4/6/2019 4:45 PM, Adriano Barbieri via Groups.Io wrote:

Hi,

ctrl + w does not work, it is not part of Weather_Plus.

Maybe you mean ctrl + shift + w?


Regards

Adriano


Il 07/04/2019 01:28, Kwork ha scritto:

Thank you for the update. Now my ctrl+w does nothing when pressed. The other commands do work as expected for forecast, etc. Hope this can be fixed soon. Uninstall/reinstalling did not fix.

Travis

On 4/6/2019 5:44 AM, Adriano Barbieri via Groups.Io wrote:

Hi,

Thank you too for reporting the bug.


Regards

Adriano


Il 06/04/2019 12:16, Inam Uddin via Groups.Io ha scritto:

Dear friend, thanks for fixing buggs.

Now it is working for me fine!

sWith regards from Inamuddin with the Skype ID:

Charlsdarwin1

??

??

arguing with a woman is just like reading software???s lisence agreement.

At the end you ignore Her everything ??and click I agree button.

You can contact me via gmail:

inamuddin09@...

outlook:

inam092@...

yahoo:

inamuddin2010@...

AOL:

charlsdarwin1969@...

Join me with my Skype ID:

charlsdarwin1

See me on facebook:

www.facebook.com/inamuddin786

Follow me on my twitter:

www.twitter.com/charlsdarwin1

Mobile phone:

+92-334-3348409

Google voice:

+1-631-5335683

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From: Adriano Barbieri via Groups.Io
Sent: Saturday, April 6, 2019 6:18 AM
To: nVDA; NVDA-addons
Subject: [nvda] Weather_Plus5.5 update available

??

Hi to every one,

??

Changes in this Weather Plus (Apixu) version:

??? Fixed bug in wind speed indicator.
??? Fixed bug in api_key reading.
??? Fixed 2 bugs in play_samples.

??

Download from the appropriate "check for upgrade" menu item or from:

http://www.nvda.it/files/plugin/weather_plus5.5.nvda-addon

??

Regards

Adriano

??

??

??

transparent panes again

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

Yesterday I updated superantispyware and ever since then at apparently random times and at start up a transparent window of this software has appeared. Sometimes its closable sometimes not.
It looks as it were like a similar problem we were having with dropbox, which they fixed. It was something to do with the system tray options that left windows invisible to the sighted apparently. If nobody else has seen this from superantispyware then i may just ditch it as its getting less accessible as time goes by.
Brian

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Re: wanted free voices

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

When you say voices, what exactly do you mean? There are a lot in Espeak already, and you can always use the built in computer voice from the settings. I believe windows 7 has a couple or can be made to have them.
Most quality voices are not free obviously, so you need to decide on how much a voice is worth to you.
Windows 10 of course has many very good free voices not based on Espeak, but these cannot be used in windows 7.
I'm trying not to get a synth war started up here, but if you explain what you are looking for, ie languages it speaks and natural or robotic or a voice you have heard which you like but is not on nvda or in the list provided to look into with the user guide etc, then maybe somebody can suggest where to start looking.


bglists@...
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----- Original Message -----
From: "sazid" <skstraders.nlr@...>
To: "nvda" <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2019 8:47 AM
Subject: [nvda] wanted free voices


Hello family,
hope all are doing great. I am using windows 7 on my PC with e speak
as my voice synthasizer can anyone provide me free voice for my nvda?

thanks and regards,
sazid


wanted free voices

sazid
 

Hello family,
hope all are doing great. I am using windows 7 on my PC with e speak
as my voice synthasizer can anyone provide me free voice for my nvda?

thanks and regards,
sazid

Re: Last action in ms excel key F4

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

I don't know what Jaws does it might be handy to explain and indeed what you are trying to achieve for us to attempt a reply.
Brian

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mohd. Ahtesham Shaikh" <mohd.ahtesham@...>
To: <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Sent: Sunday, April 07, 2019 2:40 AM
Subject: [nvda] Last action in ms excel key F4


Hello friends
There is a difference when I press the key f4 in jaws and in NVDA
In Jaws it performs the last action in excel but it is not the same case
when using NVDA
Is there any alternate key combination to achieve the same

Ahtesham