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Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

I'm getting it from Best Buy, and it will be delivered on Jan 05-2021. I can't wait to get it! That is the only date they had, and even if I wanted to pick it up, I would have to wait until Jan 07-2021, so I took the delivery date. Some people say to just turn on Narrator, and follow the steps. Is this right?

Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 9:35 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Janet,
Where are you getting your laptop from? I didn't have to set up mine on my own,
the store where we got it from did it for me. I might be able to help you with
setting up Jaws, are you using Jaws now?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 9:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi,
Yes, the Lenovos do sound pretty good, and I like the light weight. I won't be
using the touch screen either, but I didn't have to pay for the touch screen, as
it already came with the Laptop. I will be using my Lenovo for basic things as
well. I'm a little nervous about setting it up myself though.
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 8:50 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Janit,
I have a Linovo, and I love it!!!!! It's not a touch screen, but even if it was
I wouldn't use it. It's fast, has good speakers, small, lightweight, and easy to
use!!!! Then again I use my computer for pretty basic stuff, emails, Internet
browsing and such, so I don't want/need a real fancy or high-end laptop.
Congrads on your purchase, I hope you'll be happy with it and don't have too
many (or better yet no) issues and that it lasts you a long time!!!!!
Madison

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 8:39 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi David and All,
David this is so true what you are saying, and I didn't mean to say a Word
Processor though, but to say a Processor for the Laptop I was wanting to buy. I
don't really need a Word Processor, as I will only be doing some basic editing.
Thank you for this clarification. I don't know as much about computers as I
would like to. So, you just tought me something. I bought a Lenovo - IdeaPad 3
15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD -
Platinum Grey. I won't use the touch screen though, it came with the Laptop.

Janet





Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB
Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey

Purchase Date: 12/21/2020





-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing
documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its
overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information
about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Madison Martin
 

Hi Janet,
Where are you getting your laptop from? I didn't have to set up mine on my own,
the store where we got it from did it for me. I might be able to help you with
setting up Jaws, are you using Jaws now?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 9:22 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi,
Yes, the Lenovos do sound pretty good, and I like the light weight. I won't be
using the touch screen either, but I didn't have to pay for the touch screen, as
it already came with the Laptop. I will be using my Lenovo for basic things as
well. I'm a little nervous about setting it up myself though.
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 8:50 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Janit,
I have a Linovo, and I love it!!!!! It's not a touch screen, but even if it was
I wouldn't use it. It's fast, has good speakers, small, lightweight, and easy to
use!!!! Then again I use my computer for pretty basic stuff, emails, Internet
browsing and such, so I don't want/need a real fancy or high-end laptop.
Congrads on your purchase, I hope you'll be happy with it and don't have too
many (or better yet no) issues and that it lasts you a long time!!!!!
Madison

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 8:39 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi David and All,
David this is so true what you are saying, and I didn't mean to say a Word
Processor though, but to say a Processor for the Laptop I was wanting to buy. I
don't really need a Word Processor, as I will only be doing some basic editing.
Thank you for this clarification. I don't know as much about computers as I
would like to. So, you just tought me something. I bought a Lenovo - IdeaPad 3
15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD -
Platinum Grey. I won't use the touch screen though, it came with the Laptop.

Janet





Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB
Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey

Purchase Date: 12/21/2020





-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing
documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its
overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information
about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

Hi,
Yes, the Lenovos do sound pretty good, and I like the light weight. I won't be using the touch screen either, but I didn't have to pay for the touch screen, as it already came with the Laptop. I will be using my Lenovo for basic things as well. I'm a little nervous about setting it up myself though.
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Madison Martin
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 8:50 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Janit,
I have a Linovo, and I love it!!!!! It's not a touch screen, but even if it was
I wouldn't use it. It's fast, has good speakers, small, lightweight, and easy to
use!!!! Then again I use my computer for pretty basic stuff, emails, Internet
browsing and such, so I don't want/need a real fancy or high-end laptop.
Congrads on your purchase, I hope you'll be happy with it and don't have too
many (or better yet no) issues and that it lasts you a long time!!!!!
Madison

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 8:39 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi David and All,
David this is so true what you are saying, and I didn't mean to say a Word
Processor though, but to say a Processor for the Laptop I was wanting to buy. I
don't really need a Word Processor, as I will only be doing some basic editing.
Thank you for this clarification. I don't know as much about computers as I
would like to. So, you just tought me something. I bought a Lenovo - IdeaPad 3
15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD -
Platinum Grey. I won't use the touch screen though, it came with the Laptop.

Janet





Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB
Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey

Purchase Date: 12/21/2020





-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing
documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its
overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information
about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

Hi,
I'm sorry, but I meant to say physical processor in the machine like an i5 or i7?
, and not a Word Processor.
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Norman
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 6:28 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi.

Are you talking about A word processor like microsoft office? or about
the physical processor in the machine like an i5 or i7?


Thanks.


On 12/21/2020 4:31 PM, Janet wrote:
Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.







Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

HI David,
Thank you for this, as I just might download it just in case I might need this.
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:14 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Jarte is a great word processor that is not as powerful as Word but is certainly more robust than Wordpad. There have been some changes with the Jarte landscape, however. First, Jarte is no longer being developed. Along those lines the Jarte Plus program, which used to cost $20.00, is now free. Therefore, if anybody is interested in using Jarte I would advise downloading Jarte Plus from www.jarte.com while it's still available, considering that we don't know how long the Web site will continue to remain operational.



David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 6:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Do you just want to do rather simple work or do you want more complex abilities? I suspect that in general, word processors manufacturers put on Windows machines are free, and maybe open source. Microsoft used to have a starter version of Word for Windows 7 that manufacturers could put on but they haven't had anything of the sort for a long time.

If you tell us what you want to do, you might get better tailored suggestions There are many free word processors to choose from and I wouldn't buy a computer based on what may be included if you can get a better laptop at a cheaper price without one or with a different one than people like. JARTE is a good one. Open Office and Libre Office may be good ones. Others will have to comment on that. You can install all of them yourself. Even if you aren't comfortable installing programs, you may be able to get enough help from the list to allow you to do so.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions

Janet
 

Hi Dave,
I can't stand all those Bells and Whistles that usually come with MS either, although, free MS does come with the Laptop I just bought, but I'm hopeing I don't have to use that!

Thank you so much.

Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Dave
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 8:43 PM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions

I have MS Word 2019, or what ever the latest version is today. However,
I hate using it.


I just don't need all those Bells and Whistles that has bloated up MS
Word over the years.


I use a small Word Processor called Jarte.  It is very simple and works
well with my Screen Readers.


If you are interested, you can find it at www.jarte.com


It is Free unless you wanted a slightly more feature filled version
which will cost you $29.

The only thing I see as a negitive is that this Word Processor does not
Save files in MS Words newest format.  Which doesn't matter to me, but
it might to you.


Grumpy Dave


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

Hi Gene,
I didn't mean to ask for Word Processor, I meant to ask for Processor of the Laptop I was wanting to buy, I will be doing basic editing, using email, surfing the internet, using Zoom, but all of this is pretty basic I think. Smile. I just bought a Lenovo, I hope it is right, as it sounded pretty good to me. I thought $499 sounded pretty good, as I searched and search myself, and had other people searching, and all the Laptops were quite exspensive. That is why I sent a couple messages out to the list, but didn't get any advice is what kind of Laptop to buy.
Janet
Janet
Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 5:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Do you just want to do rather simple work or do you want more complex
abilities? I suspect that in general, word processors manufacturers put on
Windows machines are free, and maybe open source. Microsoft used to have a
starter version of Word for Windows 7 that manufacturers could put on but
they haven't had anything of the sort for a long time.

If you tell us what you want to do, you might get better tailored
suggestions There are many free word processors to choose from and I
wouldn't buy a computer based on what may be included if you can get a
better laptop at a cheaper price without one or with a different one than
people like. JARTE is a good one. Open Office and Libre Office may be good
ones. Others will have to comment on that. You can install all of them
yourself. Even if you aren't comfortable installing programs, you may be
able to get enough help from the list to allow you to do so.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Madison Martin
 

Hi Janit,
I have a Linovo, and I love it!!!!! It's not a touch screen, but even if it was
I wouldn't use it. It's fast, has good speakers, small, lightweight, and easy to
use!!!! Then again I use my computer for pretty basic stuff, emails, Internet
browsing and such, so I don't want/need a real fancy or high-end laptop.
Congrads on your purchase, I hope you'll be happy with it and don't have too
many (or better yet no) issues and that it lasts you a long time!!!!!
Madison

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 8:39 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi David and All,
David this is so true what you are saying, and I didn't mean to say a Word
Processor though, but to say a Processor for the Laptop I was wanting to buy. I
don't really need a Word Processor, as I will only be doing some basic editing.
Thank you for this clarification. I don't know as much about computers as I
would like to. So, you just tought me something. I bought a Lenovo - IdeaPad 3
15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD -
Platinum Grey. I won't use the touch screen though, it came with the Laptop.

Janet





Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB
Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey

Purchase Date: 12/21/2020





-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing
documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its
overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information
about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Word Processor Suggestions

Dave
 

I have MS Word 2019, or what ever the latest version is today. However,
I hate using it.


I just don't need all those Bells and Whistles that has bloated up MS
Word over the years.


I use a small Word Processor called Jarte.  It is very simple and works
well with my Screen Readers.


If you are interested, you can find it at www.jarte.com


It is Free unless you wanted a slightly more feature filled version
which will cost you $29.

The only thing I see as a negitive is that this Word Processor does not
Save files in MS Words newest format.  Which doesn't matter to me, but
it might to you.


Grumpy Dave


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

Hi David and All,
David this is so true what you are saying, and I didn't mean to say a Word Processor though, but to say a Processor for the Laptop I was wanting to buy. I don't really need a Word Processor, as I will only be doing some basic editing. Thank you for this clarification. I don't know as much about computers as I would like to. So, you just tought me something. I bought a Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey. I won't use the touch screen though, it came with the Laptop.

Janet





Lenovo - IdeaPad 3 15" Touch Screen Laptop - Intel Core i5-1035G1 - 12GB Memory - 256GB SSD - Platinum Grey

Purchase Date: 12/21/2020

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of David Goldfield
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 7:19 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Madison Martin
 

Jart is free right?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of David
Goldfield
Sent: December 21, 2020 7:14 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Jarte is a great word processor that is not as powerful as Word but is certainly
more robust than Wordpad. There have been some changes with the Jarte landscape,
however. First, Jarte is no longer being developed. Along those lines the Jarte
Plus program, which used to cost $20.00, is now free. Therefore, if anybody is
interested in using Jarte I would advise downloading Jarte Plus from
www.jarte.com while it's still available, considering that we don't know how
long the Web site will continue to remain operational.



David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 6:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Do you just want to do rather simple work or do you want more complex abilities?
I suspect that in general, word processors manufacturers put on Windows machines
are free, and maybe open source. Microsoft used to have a starter version of
Word for Windows 7 that manufacturers could put on but they haven't had anything
of the sort for a long time.

If you tell us what you want to do, you might get better tailored suggestions
There are many free word processors to choose from and I wouldn't buy a computer
based on what may be included if you can get a better laptop at a cheaper price
without one or with a different one than people like. JARTE is a good one. Open
Office and Libre Office may be good ones. Others will have to comment on that.
You can install all of them yourself. Even if you aren't comfortable installing
programs, you may be able to get enough help from the list to allow you to do
so.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of
Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

Janet,
There is a difference between a word processor used for writing and editing documents as opposed to a processor in a computer which can determine its overall speed and performance. Which term are you wanting more information about?

David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

David Goldfield <david.goldfield@...>
 

Jarte is a great word processor that is not as powerful as Word but is certainly more robust than Wordpad. There have been some changes with the Jarte landscape, however. First, Jarte is no longer being developed. Along those lines the Jarte Plus program, which used to cost $20.00, is now free. Therefore, if anybody is interested in using Jarte I would advise downloading Jarte Plus from www.jarte.com while it's still available, considering that we don't know how long the Web site will continue to remain operational.



David Goldfield,
Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist
WWW.DavidGoldfield.org

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Gene
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 6:03 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Do you just want to do rather simple work or do you want more complex abilities? I suspect that in general, word processors manufacturers put on Windows machines are free, and maybe open source. Microsoft used to have a starter version of Word for Windows 7 that manufacturers could put on but they haven't had anything of the sort for a long time.

If you tell us what you want to do, you might get better tailored suggestions There are many free word processors to choose from and I wouldn't buy a computer based on what may be included if you can get a better laptop at a cheaper price without one or with a different one than people like. JARTE is a good one. Open Office and Libre Office may be good ones. Others will have to comment on that. You can install all of them yourself. Even if you aren't comfortable installing programs, you may be able to get enough help from the list to allow you to do so.

Gene
-----Original Message-----
From: Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Norman
 

Hi.

Are you talking about A word processor like microsoft office? or about the physical processor in the machine like an i5 or i7?


Thanks.

On 12/21/2020 4:31 PM, Janet wrote:
Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.






Re: redeeming and using an Apple e-gift card

Troy Burnham
 

Thanks Holly, appreciate the help. I'll take a look.

Troy

On 12/21/2020 1:20 PM, Holly wrote:
Troy:

Here is a link with instructions that tells you how to redeem the gift card.

Good luck!

https://support.apple.com/en-us/HT211163




Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Gene
 

Do you just want to do rather simple work or do you want more complex abilities? I suspect that in general, word processors manufacturers put on Windows machines are free, and maybe open source. Microsoft used to have a starter version of Word for Windows 7 that manufacturers could put on but they haven't had anything of the sort for a long time.

If you tell us what you want to do, you might get better tailored suggestions There are many free word processors to choose from and I wouldn't buy a computer based on what may be included if you can get a better laptop at a cheaper price without one or with a different one than people like. JARTE is a good one. Open Office and Libre Office may be good ones. Others will have to comment on that. You can install all of them yourself. Even if you aren't comfortable installing programs, you may be able to get enough help from the list to allow you to do so.

Gene

-----Original Message-----
From: Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 4:08 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Carolyn Arnold
 

I have the Microsoft Office Suite on my Windows 10, but it
could be that someone else knows of others compatible with
Windows so that you could make a choice.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 5:09 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help
Please.

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet


-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io
[mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help
Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac,
chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On
Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what
to look for in a good Word Processor though, as I've noticed
some Laptops have different processors in them, so I'm not
for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: nylon cane holsters?

Monte Single
 

Hi Madison and list,

In 2013 when I progressed from low vision to no vision, I purchased a
couple of cheap talking time machines; not watches, more like fobs or
small travel alarms.
In less than a year, they were both dead. Not worth replacing the battery.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Madison
Martin
Sent: December 21, 2020 12:41 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] nylon cane holsters?

Hi Keeth and all,
I just checked The Braille Superstore, and here's what I found:



This place is wonderful, with grate customer service!!!!
-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ann
Parsons
Sent: December 21, 2020 6:43 AM
To: main@techtalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] nylon cane holsters?

Hi all,

Gene, a cane holster is used when one isn't using one's cane, e.g. when
riding in a car, when walking with a sighted guide, when sitting and waiting
for a ride, when carrying stuff into your house that requires two hands.

Because the holster has a strap that is buckled around the waist, if you
stow your cane in the holster, you won't drop it or leave it somewhere.
It's a convenience.

I've looked on Amazon, but couldn't find them, try The Braille Super Store.

Ann P.

--
Ann K. Parsons
Portal Tutoring
EMAIL: akp@sero.email
Author of The Demmies: http://www.dldbooks.com/annparsons/
Portal Tutoring web site: http://www.portaltutoring.info
Skype: Putertutor

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost."


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Janet
 

Hello,
The one I'm looking for is Windows.

Janet

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io [mailto:main@TechTalk.groups.io] On Behalf Of Monte Single
Sent: Monday, December 21, 2020 3:53 PM
To: main@TechTalk.groups.io
Subject: Re: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.


Re: Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Monte Single
 

What flavour of laptop are you looking for, windows, mac, chrome book?

-----Original Message-----
From: main@TechTalk.groups.io <main@TechTalk.groups.io> On Behalf Of Janet
Sent: December 21, 2020 3:32 PM
To: 'main@TechTalk.groups.io' <main@TechTalk.groups.io>
Subject: [TechTalk] Word Processor Suggestions Help Please.

Hi Everyone,
I am wanting to buy a Windows Laptop, but I don't know what to look for in a
good Word Processor though, as I've noticed some Laptops have different
processors in them, so I'm not for sure what to look for.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Janet
Peace Be With You.

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