Re: how to get rid of page breaks in note pad

heather albright

Hi jene, my friend helped me with your steps to stop  the screen reader from saying page break, woe. Thanks I appreciate it. It goes to show how NVDA is much better than jaws when one needs to change voice notification announcements. I can say you cant just motify a synthesizer file like you can in NVDA. So if one is reading with jaws, you cant get rid of it saying page break according to freedom!

If you can, guess their tec support does not know.  So now I can get my books and it can have a lot of page breaks but, I will not have to here them while reading a book! Cheers Heather  

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From: Gene
Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2020 8:14 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to get rid of page breaks in note pad


I am not saying you are wrong that you have read a lot of documents and not

heard page break announced.  But the problem occurs when you export a

document from Openbook to a text file.  I don't know what other programs

leave page breaks in the file when you export or save them in text format

from another format.  Other list members may want to discuss that.


I also don't know if this problem occurs if you read a text file in Word or

in many other word processors.  I do know that if you read a text file

exported from Openbook in Notepad, that the page break is spoken.  The

person didn't explain what program she is using to read the document.  We

dohn't know the history of the document, whether someone sent it to her, or

whether she exported it in text format from a program nor what program she

is using to read the program.


But the problem does make perfect sense.  If the page breaks are retained,

they will be shown in notepad as if they were revealed codes and NVDA speaks

them unless you make the adjustment I discussed in earlier messages.  If the

person does what has been suggested, the problem will be solved.


My guess is that the person is using Notepad to read the file, though we

don't know that and that it was exported from another program.  She may not

know the history of the file if it were sent to her.



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

From: Brian Vogel

Sent: Sunday, September 13, 2020 6:53 PM


Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to get rid of page breaks in note pad


On Sun, Sep 13, 2020 at 07:14 PM, Gene wrote:

Are my messages being completely ignored in the debate by both of you?-

No, Gene, they're not.  But the situation makes no sense at all.


I've been around I can't say how many files being read by NVDA, with

multiple pages, with page breaks in "read all" mode and never recall a page

break being announced.


I will say it one more time, and I'm done:  I doubt very, very much that

this is NVDA, per se.  There is something odd about the source material.  It

happens.  Yet no one wants to acknowledge that, it seems.


I could be wrong, and I'll admit that, but it's something worth considering.





Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041


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fail in continuous use and usually go pop when turned off and on.


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