I got Word Perfect Suite from Tiger Direct for only $38 shipped yesterday! I am hoping we can move away from Word... http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/searchtools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=5216121&SRCCODE=WEBLET03ORDER&cm_mmc=Email-_-WebletMain-_-WEBLET03ORDER-_-Deals Valerie On Mar 23, 2010, at 10:14 PM, Mike wrote: > Great! I was going to suggest Microsoft Works--cheaper than Word, works with > rtf, including displaying page breaks (visually, I am not sure if screen > readers announce them). > > Misha > > Chela Robles wrote: >> Congratulations, I think it also works with JAWS too. Haven't tried it >> myself but have had friends who recommend it. >> -------------------------------- >> "To me, music that breaks your heart is the music that stays with you >> forever. It's one thing to be melancholy and one thing to be sophisticated, >> but when you get the two of them together in a way people can relate to, >> then I think you're on to something. You want the sophistication to lie in >> the purity of the sound, the beauty of the arrangements, and the quality of >> the performances."-Trumpeter Chris Botti >> -------------------------------- >> Chela Robles >> E-Mail: cdrobles693@xxxxxxxxx >> -------------------------------- >> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Andromache" <andromakhe@xxxxxxxxx> >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:46 PM >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Proofreading Software >> >> >>> I just wanted to report that Jarte is accessible to screen readers, allows >>> for page break insertion, and is free. :) It's basically a diluxe version >>> of WordPad, without all the bloat of MS Word. Page breaks are also >>> announced, at least by NVDA. >>> >>> So I'm very happy. I found a solution that won't cost me anything. Just >>> thought others might be interested. I should also mention that Jarte does >>> all the essentials, like text formatting, attribute changing, insertion of >>> tables, customized tab stops, etc. One feature that really stood out is Hot >>> Connect, where you can have your browser open to fill out forms, edit text >>> in Jarte, save changes, and have the text automatically copied to the other >>> program's window. >>> >>> In other news, my new scanner has just arrived. So I'm all set. Off to >>> start proofing. >>> >>> Andromache >>> >>> On 3/22/2010 8:46 PM, Mayrie ReNae wrote: >>>> Hi there, >>>> >>>> Unfortunately, you do need software that will recognize, preserve, and >>>> announce page breaks. From what I know, and I don't use NVDA but JAWS, the >>>> two pieces of software best able to do what you need to do when >>>> proofreading >>>> are either Word, or Kurzweil 1000. >>>> >>>> Sorry to tell you what may be inconvenient news. >>>> >>>> But happy proofreading! >>>> >>>> Mayrie >>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> -----Original Message----- >>>> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >>>> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andromache >>>> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2010 11:29 PM >>>> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >>>> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Proofreading Software >>>> >>>> I've just been approved for volunteering for a second time. I used to be on >>>> this list a long time ago but had a different e-mail address. I remember >>>> some of the names here. >>>> >>>> But my question is about screen readers and pagination, and what software >>>> works best to edit books. I tried opening the book in both WordPad and >>>> OpenOffice, but I don't get any feedback on page breaks. If it helps, I'm >>>> using the NVDA screen reader. Do I need to purchase MS Word for the sake of >>>> pagination? Thanks in advance for your help. >>>> >>>> Andromache To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.