[bksvol-discuss] Re: Proofreading Software

Yes they do, but in the case of Jaws, you have to tell it to do so. Lynn
Iverson told me how to go about it, but I can't recall if I wrote down the
procedure. Regards, Kim Friedman. P.S.: I think other screen readers can be
instructed to do this, but don't know about how this would be done. K. 

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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.
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> Sent: Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:46 PM
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>
>> 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
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>>> Sent: Monday, March 22, 2010 11:29 PM
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>>> 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.
>>>
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