[duxhelp] Re: margin bell position

  • From: "Jack Maartman" <jmaartman@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 24 Mar 2006 13:14:54 -0800

That is in fact what it seems to do. See above. Isn't there some way to make
it unique.  Is Big Ben still around? The Bow Bells have gone, but that would
hardly worry you.

Jack

----- Original Message ----- 
From: <duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Friday, March 24, 2006 5:22 AM
Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position


> Peter,
>
> Could this be made a standard Windows type sound process?
> i.e. simply playing a wave file?
>
> That way, users could optionally replace the wav file with
> one of their own.
>
> (I rather think the kids would love hearing "Big Ben"
> booming out - smile)
>
> George.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter
> Sullivan
> Sent: 24 March 2006 02:14
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
>
> Joanie,
>
> The setting is supposed to stick.  We'll have to look into
> that.
>
> And while we never thought to build in a volume adjustment,
> the idea is that the bell is supposed to be at a volume
> comparable to other system notification sounds.
>
> So I've a bit to look into here.
>
> Thanks again.
>
> - Peter
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Joanmarie
> Diggs
> Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 7:22 PM
> To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
>
> Update:  It tolls for me. :)
>
> The toll was quiet compared to the rest of the sounds on
> this computer (beeps, alerts, screen readers, etc.).  Too
> much rock music as a youth I guess.... Although the value
> still is not showing up in the View Preferences dialog.  Any
> chance it could display the current value, just like the
> current six-key set gets displayed?
>
> --Joanie
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Joanmarie Diggs
> > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 7:14 PM
> > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
> >
> > Ah, thanks for the clarification.  So if I understand you
> correctly,
> > if I have 32 characters per line and want to be notified
> at character
> > 25, then I set the margin bell position to 7?
> >
> > Regardless, I tried a bunch of different values, and I was
> in a
> > braille document six keying, and the bell never tolled for
> me. Does it
> > toll for thee? :)
> >
> > Whatever number I enter doesn't seem to "stick".  Each
> time I get into
> > the Global, View Preferences dialog, the Margin bell
> position edit box
> > is empty.
> >
> >
> > --Joanie
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Peter
> Sullivan
> > > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 6:57 PM
> > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] Re: margin bell position
> > >
> > > Joanie,
> > >
> > > Actually, you should enter the number of margins in from
> the right
> > > margin of the document.  So 25 might often mean 15.
> Moreover, the
> > > bell tolls only for braille documents.
> > >
> > > - Peter
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > [mailto:duxhelp-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of
> Joanmarie Diggs
> > > Sent: Thursday, March 23, 2006 6:56 PM
> > > To: duxhelp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: [duxhelp] margin bell position
> > >
> > > I assume that the way you set the margin bell position
> is to enter
> > > the cell number (e.g. 25).  If so, it doesn't seem to be
> taking.
> > >
> > > Take care.
> > > Joanie
> > >
> > >
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