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for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!


Kwork
 


Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Hi everyone,

Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

See the full announcement here:


NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Quentin Christensen
 

Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/

Sorry for the inconvenience!

Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?

Regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Hi everyone,

Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

See the full announcement here:


NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Kwork
 


Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis

----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/

Sorry for the inconvenience!

Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?

Regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Hi everyone,

Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

See the full announcement here:


NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Quentin Christensen
 

That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/

Sorry for the inconvenience!

Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?

Regards

Quentin.

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

Hi everyone,

Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

See the full announcement here:


NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Marilyn and Don Bilderback
 

 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 

Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess


Quentin Christensen
 

Hi Marilyn,

NVDA updates are not cumulative, so you can always download the latest version and run or install it regardless of whether you have any previous version or not.  If you do have an existing install of NVDA, it will copy the settings over when you install a new version.

The NVDA key will be either INSERT or CAPS LOCK:

To find which version of NVDA you have, press NVDA+N to open the NVDA menu, then H for help, then A for about (it's the bottom item in the help menu).

NVDA 2018.2 is the current version which came out a couple of days ago.

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Sat, Jun 16, 2018 at 7:43 AM, M & D Bilderback <djbilderback@...> wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess




--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess 


Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Marilyn,


I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.


To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.


Hope this helps.


Rosemarie



On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



Marilyn and Don Bilderback
 

Rosemarie and Quentin,
 
    Oh, thank you so much.  My version is 2018.1.  Just a while ago I got a  notice to update but don’t know what version that was as I told it to wait until later to notify me again.
  OK, I checked the updates available and it is the point 2 one.  I guess I will be daring and press the enter button.
 
Thanks so much for the quick responses and now I am much more educated!
 
Marilyn

Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.

 

To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Marilyn,


Did you get the update?


Rosemarie




On 6/15/2018 9:02 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
Rosemarie and Quentin,
 
    Oh, thank you so much.  My version is 2018.1.  Just a while ago I got a  notice to update but don’t know what version that was as I told it to wait until later to notify me again.
  OK, I checked the updates available and it is the point 2 one.  I guess I will be daring and press the enter button.
 
Thanks so much for the quick responses and now I am much more educated!
 
Marilyn
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.

 

To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess




Marilyn and Don Bilderback
 

Hello Rosemarie.  Yes I did!  It is time to celebrate.  lol  Sorry for the late reply but all went well and I thank you for the help you gave. 
 
I do have one question so far though.  When in the inbox and am finished reading a message I push exit and then the delete button.  Before NVDA reads the name of the next poster it says INBOX WINDOWS  I don’t think it did that before and is slightly annoying.  Is this a permanent thing or is there a way to get rid of it?  If I just down arrow on the list in the inbox, it doesn’t seem to have the same words.
 
If it’s not one thing it is another, right? It was so kind of you to follow up with me on the update.  Thanks so much.
 
Marilyn
 
 
 

Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 10:21 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

Did you get the update?

 

Rosemarie

 

 


On 6/15/2018 9:02 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
Rosemarie and Quentin,
 
    Oh, thank you so much.  My version is 2018.1.  Just a while ago I got a  notice to update but don’t know what version that was as I told it to wait until later to notify me again.
  OK, I checked the updates available and it is the point 2 one.  I guess I will be daring and press the enter button.
 
Thanks so much for the quick responses and now I am much more educated!
 
Marilyn
Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 3:28 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.

 

To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:
 
Hi All,
 
I have a beginners question about NVDA.
Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!
 
Marilyn
 
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Thanks Travis,

A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/
 
Sorry for the inconvenience!
 
Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?
 
Regards
 
Quentin.
 
On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:
Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.
Travis
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM
Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
Hi everyone,
 
Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!
 
See the full announcement here:
 
 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.


 
 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess



 
--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/
 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess




Rosemarie Chavarria
 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I'm not sure how you can get rid of the messages that says "inbox window". I'm using outlook 2013 so your version could be different than mine. I'm glad everything went well with the NVDA update.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

From: nvda@nvda.groups.io [mailto:nvda@nvda.groups.io] On Behalf Of M & D Bilderback
Sent: Monday, June 18, 2018 1:16 PM
To: nvda@nvda.groups.io
Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

Hello Rosemarie.  Yes I did!  It is time to celebrate.  lol  Sorry for the late reply but all went well and I thank you for the help you gave. 

 

I do have one question so far though.  When in the inbox and am finished reading a message I push exit and then the delete button.  Before NVDA reads the name of the next poster it says INBOX WINDOWS  I don’t think it did that before and is slightly annoying.  Is this a permanent thing or is there a way to get rid of it?  If I just down arrow on the list in the inbox, it doesn’t seem to have the same words.

 

If it’s not one thing it is another, right? It was so kind of you to follow up with me on the update.  Thanks so much.

 

Marilyn

 

 

 

Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 10:21 PM

Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

Did you get the update?

 

Rosemarie

 

 

 

On 6/15/2018 9:02 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:

Rosemarie and Quentin,

 

    Oh, thank you so much.  My version is 2018.1.  Just a while ago I got a  notice to update but don’t know what version that was as I told it to wait until later to notify me again.

  OK, I checked the updates available and it is the point 2 one.  I guess I will be daring and press the enter button.

 

Thanks so much for the quick responses and now I am much more educated!

 

Marilyn

Sent: Friday, June 15, 2018 3:28 PM

Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

Hi, Marilyn,

 

I think you should be able to go to the "check for updates" and you'll find out if you canupdate your version of NVDA. If not, you'll have to do it through the nv access site which is nvaccess.org.

 

To find out what version of NVDA you're running, hit the insert key and N to go to the menu. Then arrow down to the help menu and open it with the right arrow. Arrow down to "about" and hit enter on it. You'll hear whart version you're running.

 

Hope this helps.

 

Rosemarie

 

 

On 6/15/2018 2:43 PM, M & D Bilderback wrote:

 

Hi All,

 

I have a beginners question about NVDA.

Do I need to install the 2017 copy first or can I just go right into the 2018 one?  Also,  how do I find out what NVDA I am using right now?  Told you I was a novice!

 

Marilyn

 

Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 8:37 PM

Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

That's what it look like, yes.  Which is why upgrading from NVDA 2017.4 or earlier on Windows 7 finds 2018.2, but upgrading from 2018.1 doesn't (from my limited trial on one computer).  We should be able to fix it but in the meantime, downloading the update manually should work.

 

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 12:40 PM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:

Your welcome. I wonder if things broke when Windows 7 users didn't, and weren't supposed to get the automatic update notice from the 2018.1 minor update that was rolled out to WinX users? Just a thought.

Travis

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 6:36 PM

Subject: Re: for Windows 7 users Re: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

Thanks Travis,


A couple of people have reported this, and we're looking into it.  In the meantime, yes downloading manually should work from https://www.nvaccess.org/download/

 

Sorry for the inconvenience!

 

Of those experiencing this, every report I've seen so far has been from Windows 7 users, is anyone experiencing this on Windows 8 or 10 please?

 

Regards

 

Quentin.

 

On Thu, Jun 14, 2018 at 3:15 AM, Kwork <istherelife@...> wrote:

Just a heads up for Windows 7 users: it is necessary to go to the website to download the latest version of NVDA as searching for updates within NVDA itself still says that there are no updates available. As it is now 10 hours since Quentin's announcement, his second mention of it actually on the list, both at 12:15 AM, Pacific Standard time, I feel it safe to mention that the normal method for checking for updates within the NVDA program itself is flawed for now, perhaps to be fixed later on down the line. Thanks.

Travis

----- Original Message -----

Sent: Wednesday, June 13, 2018 12:18 AM

Subject: [nvda] NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

Hi everyone,

 

Well, if you read my In-Process blog post earlier today and it left you salivating and demanding to know when we would finally release NVDA 2018.2, salivate no more!  NVDA 2018.2 is now available!

 

See the full announcement here:

 

 

NV Access is pleased to announce that version 2018.2 of NVDA, the free screen reader for Microsoft Windows, has now been released.

Highlights of this release include Support for tables in Kindle for PC, support for HumanWare BrailleNote Touch and BI14 Braille displays, Improvements to both Onecore and Sapi5 speech synthesizers, improvements in Microsoft Outlook and much more.

This award-winning software has been changing the lives of thousands of blind and vision impaired people who can now independently use computers to produce written content, read news, socialise, shop and bank online, and, most importantly, actively participate in education and employment. Please consider helping NV Access to continue this important work by becoming a monthly donor.

 

 

 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

 

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess

 

 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

 

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess

 

 

--

Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager

 

Official NVDA Training modules and expert certification now available: http://www.nvaccess.org/shop/

 

Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/NVAccess 
Twitter: @NVAccess