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Re: Nvda addon similar to Clipspeak

Sanjog Kumawat
 

Hi Mustafa,

 

I was using Clip Speak add-on on a regular basis. However, since the release of NVDA 2021.1, the addon has become incompatible. Can you please send me the add-on as well. My email address is sanjogkumawat@....

 

Thank you in advance

 

Regards,

Sanjog Kumawat

 

From: mustafa elçiçek
Sent: 27 July 2021 17:21
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Nvda addon similar to Clipspeak

 

Hello there.

I am sending the NVDA 2021.1 compatible version of the clipspeak

plugin as an attachment.

 

2021-07-27 14:16 GMT+03:00, Jarek.Krcmar <Jarek.Krcmar@...>:

> Hello everybody,

> I have got the latest Nvda.

> I would like to have an addon, whicz could say to me, if any file is

> coppyed or cut.

> I think, that it can do Sayalcommand.

> Could you write me, where I can download it?

> --

> Jarek

>

 

 

 

 

 


Re: Minimize/Maximize Window & Windows Keyboard Shortcuts in General

Scott Salzman
 

I just wanted to add that using the Alt + Spacebar keystrokes might be useful for getting confirmation of the size status of the current window.  This keystroke combination will open a menu that includes options to minimize or maximize the current window, in addition to other options.  With my default settings, NVDA doesn't announce anything when I maximize a window using this method, but if I then repeat the Alt + Spacebar keystrokes, NVDA will announce that the maximize option is "unavailable", which can be used to confirm that the window is currently maximized.

 

Hope this helps with confirming the state of the window.


Scott

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel via groups.io
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 8:20 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] Contact

 

See the Microsoft Support Page:  Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

Search on minimize and maximize, as there are various ways to do this.

That being said, the description for the F11 command is, in my opinion, misleading.  It's not a minimize/maximize toggle, but full-screen/windowed toggle.

WinKey + Up Arrow maximizes the window that currently has focus.
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Re: Unable to set column headers in Microsoft Excel when UIA is enabled

Ann Byrne
 

Check, under quick settings, that 'title reading override" is turned off.

At 07:37 PM 7/27/2021, you wrote:
Hi all,

I had enabled the setting use UIA automation to access controls in Microsoft
excel for speed improvements. NVDA locks up less with excel but when I tried
setting column headers with nvda key + shift + c, nothing happened.

Can anyone confirm this or am I doing something incorrectly?
Pranav




Re: Unable to set column headers in Microsoft Excel when UIA is enabled

Carlos Esteban Martínez Macías
 

Hi all.

Yes, I confirm this problem. This happen because when UIA for Excel is enabled, in this moment, the app module for Excel of NVDA don’t enable the command. Is a limitation of the new and more recent support, NV Access is working and say in the user guide that the list elements, for example, is also not supported with UIA.

Regards.

 

 

Carlos Esteban Martínez Macías.

Soporte a usuarios, comunidad de NVDA en español.

Web www.nvda.es

Experto certificado en NVDA

 

De: Pranav Lal
Enviado: martes, 27 de julio de 2021 19:37
Para: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Asunto: [nvda] Unable to set column headers in Microsoft Excel when UIA is enabled

 

Hi all,

 

I had enabled the setting use UIA automation to access controls in Microsoft

excel for speed improvements. NVDA locks up less with excel but when I tried

setting column headers with nvda key + shift + c, nothing happened.

 

Can anyone confirm this or am I doing something incorrectly?

Pranav

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Musician (pianist) and help to the blind people and with visual disability in use of screen readers and technology. Certified expert in the screen reader NVDA.


Unable to set column headers in Microsoft Excel when UIA is enabled

Pranav Lal
 

Hi all,

I had enabled the setting use UIA automation to access controls in Microsoft
excel for speed improvements. NVDA locks up less with excel but when I tried
setting column headers with nvda key + shift + c, nothing happened.

Can anyone confirm this or am I doing something incorrectly?
Pranav


Re: Minimize/Maximize Window & Windows Keyboard Shortcuts in General

 

See the Microsoft Support Page:  Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows

Search on minimize and maximize, as there are various ways to do this.

That being said, the description for the F11 command is, in my opinion, misleading.  It's not a minimize/maximize toggle, but full-screen/windowed toggle.

WinKey + Up Arrow maximizes the window that currently has focus.
--

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That's what life is about.  And in that order.

        ~ Liza Minnelli

 


Minimize/Maximize Window & Windows Keyboard Shortcuts in General

Ibrahim Ajayi
 

Hi good people:
Please how can I maximize or minimize my computer screen.
I sent a screenshot some time ago to someone, and he said that the
window apeared minimized. So, he couldn't see the screenshot.
On the other hand, if the screen is maximized or minimized, how will I
know as a blind computer user.
Hope my questions are clear
Thanks.
Ibrahim.


locked IBM TTS/Viavoice & Eloquence - Other than those bundled with software known to be legal #adminnotice

 

This topic is an announcement only, and will be locked immediately after it is posted.

First, the reason I am posting this is so that there is complete clarity as far as what the policy of the NVDA Group is, which I'll repeat here, verbatim, from an earlier message from our Group Owner, Nimer Jaber:

There is no legal way to use IBM TTS, or Eloquence, unless it is bundled with a legally purchased product. The information is according to NV Access. Please, do not post any additional topic regarding Eloquence or IBM TTS unless we are discussing the paid add-ons. Anyone posting anything about IBM TTS or Eloquence illegally obtained, or anyone posting links to such will be placed on moderated status.

Any 2nd posting attempt may very well result in banning from the group.

I have received a private question which was entirely appropriate about my prior statement regarding the legality of this software in the topic, IBM TTS is not working in NVDA, in message  , dated July 15, 2021.  Additional, and definitive, information about "right to use" the IBM/Viavoice/Eloquence TTS voices became available after my message, and that information clearly indicated that I was wrong in my initial assessment regarding the legality of obtaining and using IBM/Viavoice/Eloquence TTS voices in conjunction with the driver mentioned in that post.  So consider this an official retraction of that entire post.  When new information becomes available, my positions will change if indicated.

Thus, all further discussion of the use of these voices outside commercially available software that includes them is not permitted in the NVDA Group.

Thank you all in advance for your cooperation.
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Re: nvda slows wi-fi

dennis huckle
 

I’m not sure,

As I said on a previous message my braille display was in the next room but still connected via Bluetooth to my laptop.

Of course I realise that wi-fi is not the same as Bluetooth but proved the point when I went back to the room where the display was and also where my router is.

I then connected the laptop via ethernet cable to the router and wi-fi was fine.

When I removed the braille display from my devices on my laptop wi-fi worked fine.

The display is a freedom scientific focus 14.

What I haven’t tried yet is connecting the display via Bluetooth in close proximity to the laptop and seeing what happens then although I normally use the display on  a desktop device in the other room.

As I said it might have been my provider, virgin media “playing about or there maybe an issue with bluetooth on my laptop although my keyboard k380 works well.

Thanks for your input.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sarah k Alawami
Sent: 27 July 2021 21:47
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Could it have been your braille display? I’m just guessing as your findings don’t’ make sense at all.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:24 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello Steve,

On my laptop, connected to the mains supply with my braille display in the next room and left turned on, whenever I tried an internet radio connection or even connecting to outlook Microsoft edge took at least half a minute.

However as I don’t use the braille display on my laptop I removed the focus 14 from the laptop and internet went back to practically normal.

So, can’t think what happened.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: 27 July 2021 08:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

I can’t imagine that NVDA slows down Wi-Fi, even if it is searching for a Braille display, which is either serial or Bluetooth, not Wi-Fi.

 

What makes you say that NVDA is slowing down wi-fi?

 

All the best


Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: 23 July 2021 16:18
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello again,

Think I may have found the problem.

My braille display is now turned off and I suspect nvda was searching for it.

Can’t think why nvda still should have slowed down wi-fi.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: 23 July 2021 16:06
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello,

For some reason nvda 21.4 slows down my wi-fi connection.

This has only happened recently.

I have now used jaws 2019 with no problem.

Tried uninstalling nvda and re-installed but still the same problem.

Any advice please.

For what its worth nvda works reasonabley on ethernet connection.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 


Re: nvda slows wi-fi

Sarah k Alawami
 

Could it have been your braille display? I’m just guessing as your findings don’t’ make sense at all.

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:24 AM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello Steve,

On my laptop, connected to the mains supply with my braille display in the next room and left turned on, whenever I tried an internet radio connection or even connecting to outlook Microsoft edge took at least half a minute.

However as I don’t use the braille display on my laptop I removed the focus 14 from the laptop and internet went back to practically normal.

So, can’t think what happened.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Steve Nutt
Sent: 27 July 2021 08:39
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

I can’t imagine that NVDA slows down Wi-Fi, even if it is searching for a Braille display, which is either serial or Bluetooth, not Wi-Fi.

 

What makes you say that NVDA is slowing down wi-fi?

 

All the best


Steve

 

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: 23 July 2021 16:18
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello again,

Think I may have found the problem.

My braille display is now turned off and I suspect nvda was searching for it.

Can’t think why nvda still should have slowed down wi-fi.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of dennis huckle
Sent: 23 July 2021 16:06
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] nvda slows wi-fi

 

Hello,

For some reason nvda 21.4 slows down my wi-fi connection.

This has only happened recently.

I have now used jaws 2019 with no problem.

Tried uninstalling nvda and re-installed but still the same problem.

Any advice please.

For what its worth nvda works reasonabley on ethernet connection.

Kind regards,

Dennis huckle.

 


Re: Weather Plus 8.3

Lino Morales
 

Gracias Ruey.

On 7/27/2021 2:39 PM, Rui Fontes wrote:
Hello!


Use:

https://github.com/ruifontes/Weather_Plus/releases/download/8.3/Weather_Plus8.3.nvda-addon


Rui Fontes


Às 19:27 de 27/07/2021, Lino Morales escreveu:
I need the direct link to the add-on please. I don't speak Italian I just reinstalled WIN 10 to 2021 H1 so I'm reinstalling all the add-ons I had back. Thanks.








Re: Trying to help a friend with his Code Factory Vocalizer purchase: buying among several

Steve Nutt
 

No, only the person to whom it is gifted will get the licence.

All the best

Steve

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From: nvda@nvda.groups.io <nvda@nvda.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gerardo Corripio
Sent: 27 July 2021 17:12
To: NVDA English EMail List <nvda@nvda.groups.io>
Subject: [nvda] Trying to help a friend with his Code Factory Vocalizer purchase: buying among several

Trying to help a friend here in Mexico with his Code Factory Vocalizer/Eloquence combo purchase: he’s on the site where he’s ordering the voices; there’s a part where it says something about that if you want to gift the voices, you chec the box and paste in the EMail address of the person whom you want to gift the package to, right? The question my friend has is when this happens, will my friend as well as the gifted person get a license each? Or how would that work? Thanks for info.

Gera
Enviado desde mi iPhone SE (2nd Generation) de Telcel


Re: Weather Plus 8.3

Rui Fontes
 

Hello!


Use:

https://github.com/ruifontes/Weather_Plus/releases/download/8.3/Weather_Plus8.3.nvda-addon


Rui Fontes


Às 19:27 de 27/07/2021, Lino Morales escreveu:

I need the direct link to the add-on please. I don't speak Italian I just reinstalled WIN 10 to 2021 H1 so I'm reinstalling all the add-ons I had back. Thanks.





Weather Plus 8.3

Lino Morales
 

I need the direct link to the add-on please. I don't speak Italian I just reinstalled WIN 10 to 2021 H1 so I'm reinstalling all the add-ons I had back. Thanks.


Re: addon updates

 

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021 at 01:21 PM, ken lawrence wrote:
I removed the ones that didn’t work so how will I know these are updated.
-
This is fine, but you can also retain them and just let them be disabled.  Unless something's changed, Add-On Updater will check for updates to all installed add-ons whether they are enabled or disabled.

But, the central location for checking whether any given "official" add-on has been made compatible with NVDA is the Add-Ons Compatibility Page.  That page states that NVDA Remote has been updated, and the link for that add on is Download for Modern NVDA, and Extended Winamp is noted as compatible as well, and can be downloaded from it's usual spot on the add-ons page.
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addon updates

ken lawrence
 

Hi list, today two addons updated on NVDA I updated them but I’m waiting for winamp, skype and remote to update themselves.  I removed the ones that didn’t work so how will I know these are updated.  If I look on check for addon updates it will only show me the one I have installed right/  does anyone know when or if these others will update?  Same with team talk. 

Sent from Mail for Windows 10

 


locked Re: question about this forum and outlook on ios

 

The correct place for a question like this, which has no connection to NVDA, is on the Chat Subgroup.  And seeing that you did also create a topic there, this one is now locked.
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locked question about this forum and outlook on ios

JinYoun
 

Hi, I hope this is ok to ask on here...
Lately, I've been getting notification sounds for all the emails on the forum and was curious if there is a way to make all the emails from this forum go to the other folder so I don't receive the notification?
Tried opening an email and going in to more options and set the mail to go to other inbox and it would only set the personal email of the sender to the other inbox and not the whole forum.
I hope I'm clear in what I'm trying to accomplish.
BTW this is for the outlook app on ios.
Thank you for any tips on this. 


Trying to help a friend with his Code Factory Vocalizer purchase: buying among several

Gerardo Corripio
 

Trying to help a friend here in Mexico with his Code Factory Vocalizer/Eloquence combo purchase: he’s on the site where he’s ordering the voices; there’s a part where it says something about that if you want to gift the voices, you chec the box and paste in the EMail address of the person whom you want to gift the package to, right? The question my friend has is when this happens, will my friend as well as the gifted person get a license each? Or how would that work? Thanks for info.

Gera
Enviado desde mi iPhone SE (2nd Generation) de Telcel


locked Re: NVDA IBMTTS NO LONGER COMPATIBLE

Christo Vorster
 

Hello Nimer

 

Will adhere to your mail.

 

Thanks, and sorry

 

Christo Vorster

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of Nimer Jaber
Sent: Tuesday, 27 July 2021 17:06
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: [nvda] NVDA IBMTTS NO LONGER COMPATIBLE

 

Hello,

 

This topic is to be closed immediately. There is no legal way to use IBM TTS, or Eloquence, unless it is bundled with a legally purchased product. The information is according to Nvaccess. Please, do not post any additional topic regarding Eloquence or IBM TTS unless we are discussing the paid add-ons. Anyone posting anything about IBM TTS or Eloquence illegally obtained, or anyone posting links to such will be placed on moderated status.

 

Thanks.

 

On Tue, Jul 27, 2021, 07:28 abdul muhamin <abdulmuhamin600@...> wrote:

Hello, get the latest IBM tts  from

this link

 

Thanks and regards:

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From: Christo Vorster
Sent: Tuesday, July 27, 2021 5:31 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: [nvda] NVDA IBMTTS NO LONGER COMPATIBLE

 

Hi Quentin

 

Two things.

 

I looked at the incompatibility matter in the NVDA Manage Addons section. There I read that IBMTTS 2021.1 is required. As it is, I could not as yet locate this version.

 

The other thing I am curious about, approximately what would Eloquence cost?

 

Regards

 

Christo Vorster (Worcester, South Africa)

 

 

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