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Re: How do I get microsoft voices to be in both core voices and sapi folders?

Mohamed
 

You can add OneCore voices to SAPI with a registry hack.

On 2/20/2019 11:38 PM, Missa wrote:
I'm still wondering how to do this. I have two folders.
C> windows>speechengines>TTS> EN-US
In that folder I only have 4 files for Zira.
When I choose SAPI for synth in pref I have:
David, Hazel, and Zira.
I have another folder C>windows>speech_oneCore>engines>TTS>
In there I have the EN-USS, EN-AU, EN-EA, EN-GB, EN-CA folders
When I select Windows One Core I have these as options:
George, David, Katherine, Hazel, Susan, Linda, Zira, Richard, Mark, and James

I would like to use Linda, she is in EN-CA, but I'm not sure how to
add her to the regular Speech folder for SAPI voice. I also have no
clue where the files for the other EN-US voices are in the regular
speech>engine>TTS folder
Anyone able to help me with this?

thanks


On 2/15/19, Melissa Hammitt <melissa.j.hammitt@gmail.com> wrote:
I'm using NVDA 18.4 and windows 1803
I had issue with the synth I was using before windows update. I'm
attempting to migrate to using a different one. I downloaded a few
languages to get different voices to use. I have a couple in the sapi
folder and all of them in the core voices folder. However, I made
changes to one of the voices and it is for the sapi voices ... which
don't have the voices I want to try/use.
Where on my computer do I find these voices to edit?
How do I get them to be both in sapi and core voices options for synth in
NVDA?
I was only able to find one voice to edit though I have multiple
voices in both sapi and core voices.

Any help will be appreciated.


Re: changing the e-mail sound in thunderbird and windows 10

Troy Burnham
 

Hi Gerald,


The sound has to be in wave format though is that right?  I didn't realize it until after I asked but the sounds I have, which I just got this morning, appear to have an .exe extension as they are part of a sound pack to be used with a chat site.  I haven't tried to run the file to see what happens but it may not work like I want to use it.


Troy

On 2/21/2019 1:07 PM, Gerald Levy wrote:

Go to options on the Thunderbird tools menu, select general (1 of9) and  tab all the way to the radio button labeled "play a sound", which is set to the dedault system sound.  Scroll down once to choose a different sound and then browse to the file containing the sound you want to play whenever you receive new messages.


Gerald



On 2/21/2019 12:58 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,


Is there a way in windows 10 and thunderbird to change the sound I hear when e-mail finishes downloading?  I want to go back to the e-mail sound I had in windows 7 if possible.


Thanks.


Troy






download manager query

Joseph Weakland
 

greetings, all, I wanted to download a batch of files off a web page without having to go on the specific site to do this. Is there an accessible download manager program that will allowthis and is nvda usable?


I am trying to download a batch of files from the audiogames archive and want to know if there is a usable file manager program you can getthat will do it for you


--
Joseph Weakland
email
josephweakland@att.net
sent from my windows 10 pc


Re: changing the e-mail sound in thunderbird and windows 10

Gerald Levy
 

Go to options on the Thunderbird tools menu, select general (1 of9) and  tab all the way to the radio button labeled "play a sound", which is set to the dedault system sound.  Scroll down once to choose a different sound and then browse to the file containing the sound you want to play whenever you receive new messages.


Gerald

On 2/21/2019 12:58 PM, Troy Burnham wrote:
Hi all,


Is there a way in windows 10 and thunderbird to change the sound I hear when e-mail finishes downloading?  I want to go back to the e-mail sound I had in windows 7 if possible.


Thanks.


Troy





changing the e-mail sound in thunderbird and windows 10

Troy Burnham
 

Hi all,


Is there a way in windows 10 and thunderbird to change the sound I hear when e-mail finishes downloading?  I want to go back to the e-mail sound I had in windows 7 if possible.


Thanks.


Troy


Re: CFTB Satisfaction

Dennis L <dennisl1982@...>
 

That is why you don’t go off one person’s experience.  You don’t know what questions they asked etc.  This organization has been around for a while so I don’t think they are in the business of screwing people.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian K. Lingard
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 10:07 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] CFTB Satisfaction

 

Dear Veronica & David:

I am really glad you are both happy with the PC you received from CFTB. If your hard disk controller is on a card, you can easily change it for a newer one permitting you to run HD so large only mainframe computers once had them this big. It is also good you were able to upgrade to Windows 110 and your screenreader runs well with application programs.

 

Looks like I overgeneralized my friend’s bad experience several years ago. Not sure if he knew of the one-year limited warranty on the PC. For that matter, not sure if the two people who had defective parts on their PC are within the one-year warranty period. It is normal to have to do maintenance on any PC, you just hope it is later than sooner.

Have deleted my previous message. It was painful to read the errors in it. I also want to apologize to CFTB for any defamation  I caused to them. Man did I blow it!

Brian K. Lingard VE3YI, Ab2JI, B. A., C. T. M.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Veronica Kirk
Sent: February 12, 2019 10:24 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] CFTB Satisfaction

 

I have a computer purchased from CFTB which I have upgraded to windows 10, having NVDA on it, and a lot of downloaded music.  All of the components which I received with the computer all work perfectly.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of David Goldfield
Sent: Tuesday, February 12, 2019 8:10 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] CFTB Satisfaction

 

Brian,

My computer, which I purchased from CFTB, also contained an 80 GB hard drive with 3 GB of RAM. Windows 7 was installed on that machine and there was more than enough space to accommodate the OS along with NVDA, OpenOffice, my browser, email client and documents.

David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com

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Re: accessible metronome app

Patrick Ford
 

Hi,

Perfect. Thank you so much. I use an iPad, so this is perfect. I had mentioned a pc based program because someone mentioned it. You directed me to exactly what I want.

Thanks again.

Patrick

 

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From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Debbie April Yuille
Sent: Thursday, February 21, 2019 1:04 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

Hi Patrick

 

I don’t know of a PC based Metronome app but I use an app on my iPad called Smart Metronome and so far, it seems quite accessable. I’m able to set the tempo I need. There are other things it can do but I haven’t figured those out yet.

 

HTH

Debbie

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Patrick Ford
Sent: Thursday, 21 February 2019 1:00 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

Oh do you know of a pc based metronome for windows?

 

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

How about a metranome for the computer; windows or DOS?

 

On 2/20/2019 2:19 PM, Patrick Ford wrote:

Hi,

Has any musician here used an accesseible  metro nome app? If so, can you recommend it?

Thanks.

Patrick

 

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Re: how to check for installs available

chris judge
 

Hi Sandra. Yes there is. Here’s how.

 

Go to jaws help.

Arrow down to Web resources and open the submenu.

Arrow down to FSActivate and press enter to launch the website.

 

Here, you can do several things, including checking your remaining license counts, and if need be, resetting them. To check your remaining installs, find the link that says, verify the number of activation keys. Press enter here. An edit field will come up for you to type your serial number. Do this and press enter. The next page will show information such as your allowed jaws version and number of activation keys remaining. If, heaven forbid, you don’t have any left, there is a link on the fs activate page called, request a reset. Activate this, enter your serial number and press enter. Your keys should be reset.

 

I hope this helps.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Sandra Streeter
Sent: February 20, 2019 5:33 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to check for installs available

 

Isn’t there some way you can check right on your computer?

 

 

 





Sandra

“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.”
Johannes Brahms

 

Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:21 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to check for installs available

 

Dear Sandra & List:

JAWS has a function to show your number of remaining installs, not sure, if Open Book does.

If need be, call (800) 444-4443 and choose the option for activation assistance. Give them your jaws license and Open Book license; they will give you your remaining installs. If you have less than three installs remaining, they will offer you three more.

 

If you have several versions of JAWS on the PC, each version needs its install count updated separately. Hope this helps.

 

Brian K. Lingard VE3YI, Ab2JI, B.. A., C. T. M.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf of Sandra Streeter
Sent: February 20, 2019 2:14 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] how to check for installs available

 

Hello, all:

 

It looks like I may end up with a new computer system sometime in the not-too-distant future. So, could someone steer me in the right direction re checking on how many JAWS and OB installs I currently have available? Thanks!

 

 





Sandra

“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.”
Johannes Brahms


quickest way to delete friends off of fb using m.facebook.com and jaws 2019

Kimsan
 

Hi,

The way I do it is click on the profile and click unfriend. Is there a quicker way?


Ask about backing up iPhone using iTunes with NVDA

prem.translator@...
 

Dear All,
Yesterday, I posted on the forum in Applevis asking about backing up iPhone using iTunes with NVDA, and here is the original post. 
 
https://applevis.com/forum/other-apple-chat/urgent-help-needed-using-itu...
 
After posting, I tried to find out information and tried to back up using iTunes and NVDA. After that, I'm facing the following situation.
The capacity of my iPhone is 59.60 GB and here are the following information.
Photo: 20.9 MB, 7 photos
Apps: 11.14 GB, 163 apps
Documents & Data: 5.96 GB
Free: 40.73 GB
However, when I did a back up for many times, the result is the same, the total size of the full back up is only about 800 MB. Did I miss some step or do something wrong during the process?
Please help me,
Thank you.
 


Re: accessible metronome app

Debbie April Yuille
 

Hi Patrick

 

I don’t know of a PC based Metronome app but I use an app on my iPad called Smart Metronome and so far, it seems quite accessable. I’m able to set the tempo I need. There are other things it can do but I haven’t figured those out yet.

 

HTH

Debbie

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Patrick Ford
Sent: Thursday, 21 February 2019 1:00 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

Oh do you know of a pc based metronome for windows?

 

Come and See

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From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

How about a metranome for the computer; windows or DOS?

 

On 2/20/2019 2:19 PM, Patrick Ford wrote:

Hi,

Has any musician here used an accesseible  metro nome app? If so, can you recommend it?

Thanks.

Patrick

 

Come and See

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Re: How do I get microsoft voices to be in both core voices and sapi folders?

 

I'm still wondering how to do this. I have two folders.
C> windows>speechengines>TTS> EN-US
In that folder I only have 4 files for Zira.
When I choose SAPI for synth in pref I have:
David, Hazel, and Zira.
I have another folder C>windows>speech_oneCore>engines>TTS>
In there I have the EN-USS, EN-AU, EN-EA, EN-GB, EN-CA folders
When I select Windows One Core I have these as options:
George, David, Katherine, Hazel, Susan, Linda, Zira, Richard, Mark, and James

I would like to use Linda, she is in EN-CA, but I'm not sure how to
add her to the regular Speech folder for SAPI voice. I also have no
clue where the files for the other EN-US voices are in the regular
speech>engine>TTS folder
Anyone able to help me with this?

thanks

On 2/15/19, Melissa Hammitt <melissa.j.hammitt@gmail.com> wrote:
I'm using NVDA 18.4 and windows 1803
I had issue with the synth I was using before windows update. I'm
attempting to migrate to using a different one. I downloaded a few
languages to get different voices to use. I have a couple in the sapi
folder and all of them in the core voices folder. However, I made
changes to one of the voices and it is for the sapi voices ... which
don't have the voices I want to try/use.
Where on my computer do I find these voices to edit?
How do I get them to be both in sapi and core voices options for synth in
NVDA?
I was only able to find one voice to edit though I have multiple
voices in both sapi and core voices.

Any help will be appreciated.


Re: customer service jobs

Veronica Kirk
 

It was bought out by Spheris, Inc.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Shelly Kane
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 2:00 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Carolyn and List:


I googled Edix because I was interested in the typing jobs from home and getting paid per page. I couldn't find a thing on that company. They had all of this other stuff listed. Do you know where I could possibly find something like this? Thanks in advance. If you wish to email me privately, please do. I want to bother the list with this topic any further.

Shelly

On 2/18/2019 9:09 PM, Carolyn Arnold wrote:
Did you transcribe or edit? This was in 1997, when I left them.

Best regards,

Carolyn


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Veronica Kirk
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 8:38 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Hi Carolyn, I worked for Edix for a while in 2003-2004.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Carolyn Arnold
Sent: Sunday, February 17, 2019 9:56 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Right, back in the 90's, my company, CPRS (Computerized Patient Record
Services) was sold to a company called Edix.
The name gives you a pretty good idea.

Best regards,

Carolyn


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brent Harding
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:17 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

It would be likely 7 cents per line transcribed. If one was able to
get 150 lines per hour, you would make $11.25, but at least at the
time I went to school, that might be wishful thinking because looking
up unfamiliar words, drugs, etc, to get the spelling right takes time.
I have heard that a lot of this type of work has gone to systems quite
similar to Dragon where the doctors pretty much upload their
recordings for voice recognition. They would then just have people
edit the documents to correct the wrong words that creep in when you
use things like that. Even now that I do have a braille display, I'm
not sure how accessible this new way of doing things really is.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Carolyn Arnold" <4carolyna@windstream.net>
To: <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2019 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs


That's terrible, and 7.5 cents an hour these days - that's terrible
too.

Best regards,

Carolyn


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Brian K.
Lingard
Sent: Saturday, February 16, 2019 4:28 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Dear Carolyn & List:
Friend of mine was working as a Medical Transcriber from home, they
changed editing programs to one from Nuance, makers of Dragon Dictate,
which just did not work with JAWS or would require extensive scripting
which her employer was not prepared to pay. Suppose she could have
looked into funding from Vocational Rehab for the scripting, however
decided to retire rather than do this.

She found work from home could resemble an electronic sweatshop, you
receive a phone call from the supervisor if you stop typing for more
than one or two minutes asking why no typing. One firm gave Canadian
employees our statutory holidays off with pay, however, the Americans
only received U. S.
Thanksgiving & Christmas Day as paid holidays, did not even get
Independence Day or Labor Day off automatically. The Canadians were
paid double the American rate of 7.5 ¢ per 65-character line. Much
depended upon who your supervisor was. Some watched the transcribers
like a hawk, others not so much.
Terri Lynne:
Yes, it is a pproblem when a firm switches to a non-accessible
pprogram. If they specify the programmers must use standard controls
for the application, it should work well with JAWS or Voiceover.
However, some programmers do not use a button for the buttons they
show on screen, just something they cooked up themselves which claims
to be a button. It may respond to the space bar as a true button does,
or require a left click from JAWS because it only responds to the
mouse.
Many applications are poorly written from an Accessibility standpoint.
Brian K. Lingard VE3YI, Ab2JI, B. A., C. T. M.
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Carolyn Arnold
Sent: February 10, 2019 8:55 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

The last job I had with a medical transcription service was
terminated, because of a program that was not accessible.
They got the designers to research, because they had had good blind
employees. It's a blow when something like that happens. Best regards,
Carolyn
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Terri Lynne Pomeroy
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2019 4:17 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Dear Olusegun,
Let me just first say that we are so blessed by all of the
accessibility given to us by technology. I grew up with university
books on reel to reel tape with no way to find page numbers, no way to
mark things, no way to speed it up or slow it down ...

But the problem with all of the exciting new technology is that there
are so many platforms and new programs built by techies who never even
heard of a screen reader. We had one company here which hired a number
of blind people to work through them for Verizon. Then Verizon changed
their program and suddenly people who were blind or visually impaired
could no longer access their customer service programs.

I used to work for Continental Airlines as did several other people
who were blind. But they, too, have redone their program so that it is
not accessible to screen readers.

There is and probably always will be a need for people to interface
with companies in a positive way to see if their programs can't be
made accessible. JAWS scripts might also be helpful in some cases.

Terri Lynne From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Olusegun -- Victory
Associates LTD, Inc.
Sent: Sunday, February 10, 2019 1:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] customer service jobs

Gerald, I don't have problems understanding CSR's located outside the
United States! As a matter of fact, I became friends with a few and
corresponded with them on and off for quite sometime. I barely call
Customer Service anymore cause I'm able to resolve most computer
issues by tinkering, getting in and out of trouble with my toys. I
have had friends from the Philippines, India and Jamaica.
The individual from Jamaica worked at amazon.com/ I had called to
enquire about a product that had not been delivered in the stated
timeframe.

Without a doubt, it would be great if real CSR jobs could be given to
individuals with disabilities right here who are able to work. I
wonder how much the likes of amazon, Google Apple and Microsoft are
doing in this regard.

Sincerely,
Olusegun
Denver, Colorado


























Re: Acrobat Reader DC

Kwork
 

Melissa, another idea I just thought of is to try another program. Adobe Digital Editions will  read both epub and pdf files. Here's the download page:

https://www.adobe.com/solutions/ebook/digital-editions/download.html

From there you can choose your platform, Windows or something else.

When installed, you can choose to sign in with your Adobe account, but it's not necessary unless you read drm protected ebooks, either purchases or borrowed from an ebook lending library, usually through your own public library system.

I've used Digital Editions to read both epub and pdf files.

Maybe that will work for you.

Travis

On 2/20/2019 5:38 PM, Melissa Hambleton wrote:

Thanks Gene, I will probably have to save the files as a text document like you suggested. No, the format may not come out correctly but as long as it reads fine as a text document that’s fine by me, I’m the only one using it so no big deal there for now.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 8:58 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Also, you can try saving the document as a text file after it opens.  See if you can read what is saved.  I'm not sure what is being done with the files once they are opened so the formatting may not be correct.

 

Gene
From: Gene

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:53 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Both reading PDF documents with Adobe and reading web pages uses the Virtual PC cursor in JAWS.  Can you read web pages correctly? 

 

What was updated, Windows or something else?  Do you have system restore points from before the update?  You might try running a restore point, then letting whatever updated update again in case the update didn't occur properly.  Its always something with Windows 10.

 

Gene

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

From: Mike B.

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:46 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Hi Melissa,

 

Is the screen maximized?

Take Care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 5:02 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Travis, thank you for responding.

 

Unfortunately, I did try both of your suggestions and they didn’t work. I did go to the Help menu and tried the  repair option and also using the setup assistant and I have the same results.

 

I am trying to read PDF files that absolutely read fine with JAWS just a few days ago or so and now JAWS doesn’t act like they are there. JAWS will read the title just fine and that’s it. I had someone sighted check and the PDF file does show on the screen just fine. Also, if I turn Narrator on, it will start reading the PDF file but, I really don’t like using Narrator…that is why I have JAWS because I prefer that. I’ve made no changes of any kind to JAWS so I don’t know what is going on.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kwork
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 11:47 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Melissa,

As I haven't seen any responses to your question yet, I have a couple of ideas, and they are only ideas as I'm not a JAWS user. I use NVDA, which seems to be working ok after the latest Windows update on pdf files.

Since you didn't say what program you were using, I'm going to guess you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader.

In the help menu, there is a "repair installation" option. It's possible that your reader has become corrupt.

Type alt+h for help, then arrow up and down or type e to repair the reader. Tab to yes to confirm, then wait a few minutes or seconds depending on how fast your system does it for it to finish. You'll have a fresh reader window open when it's completed.

Try opening a pdf file you know worked well before the update and see if you have better luck.

 

If not, the only other option that comes to mind at this moment is to run the "Setup Assistant" again that is usually run the first time after the Acrobat Reader is installed.

From the main window, alt e for the edit menu.

Up arrow to the accessibility submenu, and use right arrow to open.

Up or down arrow once to "Setup Assistant" and press enter.

After that, the options you choose, or leave as defaults will be your choice, but it could remind the program you are using a screenreader.

Let us know if you have any joy, or if you already figured it out. Good luck.

Travis

On 2/17/2019 9:49 PM, Melissa Hambleton wrote:

All of my PDF files would read just fine using JAWS 2018. The only thing that changed a couple of days ago or so was an update on my PC. I think after that, nothing reads. The PDF files I have will open fine or process the pages, I can read the title of the PDF after it opens but I’m not sure what to do?

 

Has this happened with anyone else or does anyone have suggestions?

 

Thanks

Melissa


Re: accessible metronome app

Patrick Ford
 

Oh do you know of a pc based metronome for windows?

 

Come and See

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From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Howard Traxler
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 4:02 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] accessible metronome app

 

How about a metranome for the computer; windows or DOS?

 

On 2/20/2019 2:19 PM, Patrick Ford wrote:

Hi,

Has any musician here used an accesseible  metro nome app? If so, can you recommend it?

Thanks.

Patrick

 

Come and See

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Re: Acrobat Reader DC

Melissa Hambleton <nightfury19@...>
 

Thanks Gene, I will probably have to save the files as a text document like you suggested. No, the format may not come out correctly but as long as it reads fine as a text document that’s fine by me, I’m the only one using it so no big deal there for now.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 8:58 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Also, you can try saving the document as a text file after it opens.  See if you can read what is saved.  I'm not sure what is being done with the files once they are opened so the formatting may not be correct.

 

Gene
From: Gene

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:53 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Both reading PDF documents with Adobe and reading web pages uses the Virtual PC cursor in JAWS.  Can you read web pages correctly? 

 

What was updated, Windows or something else?  Do you have system restore points from before the update?  You might try running a restore point, then letting whatever updated update again in case the update didn't occur properly.  Its always something with Windows 10.

 

Gene

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

From: Mike B.

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:46 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Hi Melissa,

 

Is the screen maximized?

Take Care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 5:02 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Travis, thank you for responding.

 

Unfortunately, I did try both of your suggestions and they didn’t work. I did go to the Help menu and tried the  repair option and also using the setup assistant and I have the same results.

 

I am trying to read PDF files that absolutely read fine with JAWS just a few days ago or so and now JAWS doesn’t act like they are there. JAWS will read the title just fine and that’s it. I had someone sighted check and the PDF file does show on the screen just fine. Also, if I turn Narrator on, it will start reading the PDF file but, I really don’t like using Narrator…that is why I have JAWS because I prefer that. I’ve made no changes of any kind to JAWS so I don’t know what is going on.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kwork
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 11:47 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Melissa,

As I haven't seen any responses to your question yet, I have a couple of ideas, and they are only ideas as I'm not a JAWS user. I use NVDA, which seems to be working ok after the latest Windows update on pdf files.

Since you didn't say what program you were using, I'm going to guess you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader.

In the help menu, there is a "repair installation" option. It's possible that your reader has become corrupt.

Type alt+h for help, then arrow up and down or type e to repair the reader. Tab to yes to confirm, then wait a few minutes or seconds depending on how fast your system does it for it to finish. You'll have a fresh reader window open when it's completed.

Try opening a pdf file you know worked well before the update and see if you have better luck.

 

If not, the only other option that comes to mind at this moment is to run the "Setup Assistant" again that is usually run the first time after the Acrobat Reader is installed.

From the main window, alt e for the edit menu.

Up arrow to the accessibility submenu, and use right arrow to open.

Up or down arrow once to "Setup Assistant" and press enter.

After that, the options you choose, or leave as defaults will be your choice, but it could remind the program you are using a screenreader.

Let us know if you have any joy, or if you already figured it out. Good luck.

Travis

On 2/17/2019 9:49 PM, Melissa Hambleton wrote:

All of my PDF files would read just fine using JAWS 2018. The only thing that changed a couple of days ago or so was an update on my PC. I think after that, nothing reads. The PDF files I have will open fine or process the pages, I can read the title of the PDF after it opens but I’m not sure what to do?

 

Has this happened with anyone else or does anyone have suggestions?

 

Thanks

Melissa


Re: Acrobat Reader DC

Melissa Hambleton <nightfury19@...>
 

All web pages read just fine.

 

It was a Windows update.

 

I don’t recall if I have a system restore point before the update so I will have to check on that.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 8:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Both reading PDF documents with Adobe and reading web pages uses the Virtual PC cursor in JAWS.  Can you read web pages correctly? 

 

What was updated, Windows or something else?  Do you have system restore points from before the update?  You might try running a restore point, then letting whatever updated update again in case the update didn't occur properly.  Its always something with Windows 10.

 

Gene

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

From: Mike B.

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 7:46 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Hi Melissa,

 

Is the screen maximized?

Take Care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 5:02 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Travis, thank you for responding.

 

Unfortunately, I did try both of your suggestions and they didn’t work. I did go to the Help menu and tried the  repair option and also using the setup assistant and I have the same results.

 

I am trying to read PDF files that absolutely read fine with JAWS just a few days ago or so and now JAWS doesn’t act like they are there. JAWS will read the title just fine and that’s it. I had someone sighted check and the PDF file does show on the screen just fine. Also, if I turn Narrator on, it will start reading the PDF file but, I really don’t like using Narrator…that is why I have JAWS because I prefer that. I’ve made no changes of any kind to JAWS so I don’t know what is going on.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kwork
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 11:47 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Melissa,

As I haven't seen any responses to your question yet, I have a couple of ideas, and they are only ideas as I'm not a JAWS user. I use NVDA, which seems to be working ok after the latest Windows update on pdf files.

Since you didn't say what program you were using, I'm going to guess you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader.

In the help menu, there is a "repair installation" option. It's possible that your reader has become corrupt.

Type alt+h for help, then arrow up and down or type e to repair the reader. Tab to yes to confirm, then wait a few minutes or seconds depending on how fast your system does it for it to finish. You'll have a fresh reader window open when it's completed.

Try opening a pdf file you know worked well before the update and see if you have better luck.

 

If not, the only other option that comes to mind at this moment is to run the "Setup Assistant" again that is usually run the first time after the Acrobat Reader is installed.

From the main window, alt e for the edit menu.

Up arrow to the accessibility submenu, and use right arrow to open.

Up or down arrow once to "Setup Assistant" and press enter.

After that, the options you choose, or leave as defaults will be your choice, but it could remind the program you are using a screenreader.

Let us know if you have any joy, or if you already figured it out. Good luck.

Travis

On 2/17/2019 9:49 PM, Melissa Hambleton wrote:

All of my PDF files would read just fine using JAWS 2018. The only thing that changed a couple of days ago or so was an update on my PC. I think after that, nothing reads. The PDF files I have will open fine or process the pages, I can read the title of the PDF after it opens but I’m not sure what to do?

 

Has this happened with anyone else or does anyone have suggestions?

 

Thanks

Melissa


Re: Acrobat Reader DC

Melissa Hambleton <nightfury19@...>
 

Hi Mike,

 

It would be such an easy fix, wouldn’t it? Making sure the screen is maximized was the first thing I tried but that didn’t work.

 

Thanks,

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Mike B.
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 8:46 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Hi Melissa,

 

Is the screen maximized?

Take Care.  Mike.  Sent from my iBarstool.

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

Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 5:02 PM

Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Travis, thank you for responding.

 

Unfortunately, I did try both of your suggestions and they didn’t work. I did go to the Help menu and tried the  repair option and also using the setup assistant and I have the same results.

 

I am trying to read PDF files that absolutely read fine with JAWS just a few days ago or so and now JAWS doesn’t act like they are there. JAWS will read the title just fine and that’s it. I had someone sighted check and the PDF file does show on the screen just fine. Also, if I turn Narrator on, it will start reading the PDF file but, I really don’t like using Narrator…that is why I have JAWS because I prefer that. I’ve made no changes of any kind to JAWS so I don’t know what is going on.

 

Melissa

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Kwork
Sent: Monday, February 18, 2019 11:47 AM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Acrobat Reader DC

 

Melissa,

As I haven't seen any responses to your question yet, I have a couple of ideas, and they are only ideas as I'm not a JAWS user. I use NVDA, which seems to be working ok after the latest Windows update on pdf files.

Since you didn't say what program you were using, I'm going to guess you are using the Adobe Acrobat reader.

In the help menu, there is a "repair installation" option. It's possible that your reader has become corrupt.

Type alt+h for help, then arrow up and down or type e to repair the reader. Tab to yes to confirm, then wait a few minutes or seconds depending on how fast your system does it for it to finish. You'll have a fresh reader window open when it's completed.

Try opening a pdf file you know worked well before the update and see if you have better luck.

 

If not, the only other option that comes to mind at this moment is to run the "Setup Assistant" again that is usually run the first time after the Acrobat Reader is installed.

From the main window, alt e for the edit menu.

Up arrow to the accessibility submenu, and use right arrow to open.

Up or down arrow once to "Setup Assistant" and press enter.

After that, the options you choose, or leave as defaults will be your choice, but it could remind the program you are using a screenreader.

Let us know if you have any joy, or if you already figured it out. Good luck.

Travis

On 2/17/2019 9:49 PM, Melissa Hambleton wrote:

All of my PDF files would read just fine using JAWS 2018. The only thing that changed a couple of days ago or so was an update on my PC. I think after that, nothing reads. The PDF files I have will open fine or process the pages, I can read the title of the PDF after it opens but I’m not sure what to do?

 

Has this happened with anyone else or does anyone have suggestions?

 

Thanks

Melissa


Re: customer service jobs

Dave
 

Shelly, by chance, are you the one who shared the Rat Race web site?


<LOL>  I knew I had gotten it from some where.


Grumpy Dave

On 2/20/2019 1:41 PM, Shelly Kane wrote:
Thank you Dave!  I'm already doing that.

Shelly

On 2/20/2019 10:35 AM, Dave wrote:
Hello Shelly,


If you are looking for Work from Home Jobs, check out- Rat Race
Rebellion.


www.ratracerebellion.com


This web site has several Work from Home Typing jobs.  As well as Call
Center type jobs.


Grumpy Dave






.


Re: how to check for installs available

Lisa Belville
 

It's been a while since I've used JAWS, but I believe there's an option in the help menu it would most likely be in the About dialog or a separate dialog under help listing the number of installs remaining.


Lisa



Lisa Belville
missktlab1217@...
On 2/20/2019 3:32 PM, Sandra Streeter wrote:

Isn’t there some way you can check right on your computer?
 
 
 




Sandra

“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.”
Johannes Brahms
 
Sent: Wednesday, February 20, 2019 3:21 PM
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] how to check for installs available
 

Dear Sandra & List:

JAWS has a function to show your number of remaining installs, not sure, if Open Book does.

If need be, call (800) 444-4443 and choose the option for activation assistance. Give them your jaws license and Open Book license; they will give you your remaining installs. If you have less than three installs remaining, they will offer you three more.

 

If you have several versions of JAWS on the PC, each version needs its install count updated separately. Hope this helps.

 

Brian K. Lingard VE3YI, Ab2JI, B.. A., C. T. M.

 

From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf of Sandra Streeter
Sent: February 20, 2019 2:14 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] how to check for installs available

 

Hello, all:

 

It looks like I may end up with a new computer system sometime in the not-too-distant future. So, could someone steer me in the right direction re checking on how many JAWS and OB installs I currently have available? Thanks!

 

 





Sandra

“Without craftsmanship, inspiration is a mere reed shaken in the wind.”
Johannes Brahms

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