[jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically

yes, all controls are the same window.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jackie McBride" <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 6:34 PM
Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically


> Just curious, Can--are these controls all in the same window or in
> separate ones? ctrl insert f1 could help u determine this, as I
> believe was mentioned earlier.
>
> On 1/6/11, Martin Slack <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Ok, now bearing in mind that I don't have the application that will 
>> produce
>> a stream of steadily increasing numbers to test my code, here is my 
>> attempt
>> to poll the screen and announce when the numbers change:  As well as the
>> function which actually looks for the numbers, I have included two 
>> scripts,
>> one to start the monitoring process, and one to stop it.
>>
>> ; define some global constants
>> Globals
>>   int giRunning,
>>   int giThisNumber,
>>   int giLastNumber
>>
>> ;note - attach this script to a key using the control+d dialog
>> Script startMonitoring ()
>>   saystring ("starting")
>> ;start the monitorNumbers function after a short delay
>>   giRunning = ScheduleFunction ("monitorNumbers", 2)
>> EndScript
>>
>>
>> Void Function monitorNumbers ()
>> ; look for the string - beware this line is wrapped - make it one line
>> if (FindString (GetFocus (), "Visitors In Site", S_TOP, S_UNRESTRICTED,
>> false)) then
>> ; move along to where the number is
>>   NextWord ()
>>   NextWord ()
>>   NextWord ()
>> ; read the number and turn it into an integer
>>   giThisNumber = StringToInt (GetWord ())
>> ; check to see if the number has changed
>>   if (giThisNumber != giLastNumber) then
>> ; if it has changed, make a note of the latest number
>>     giLastNumber = giThisNumber
>> ; and speak the new number
>>     SayInteger (giThisNumber)
>>   endif
>> else
>> ; if necessary, say you couldn't find the string
>>   SayString ("missed it")
>> endif
>> ; finally, schedule the same function to run again after 30 seconds
>> giRunning = ScheduleFunction ("monitorNumbers", 300)
>> ; the findString function uses the Jaws cursor
>> ; so revert to PC cursor for next 30 seconds
>> PCCursor ()
>> EndFunction
>>
>>
>> ; just to be tidy, this will stop the schedule loop running
>> Script stopMonitoring ()
>>   SayString ("stop monitoring")
>>   UnScheduleFunction (giRunning)
>> EndScript
>>
>> Let me know how you get on.  You may want to play with the scheduled 
>> delay
>> in the main loop (300 is equivalent to 30 seconds).  Also I don't know 
>> what
>> you will be doing on the screen while this loop is running in the
>> background.  It may help to look at the final parameter of the FindString
>> function if the string you are searching for is obscured, although this 
>> is a
>> recent feature I haven't used myself.
>>
>>   Good Luck,
>>
>> Martin
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Can Kirca" <cankirca@xxxxxxxxx>
>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 1:26 PM
>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>
>>
>>> Hi martin,
>>> this is the copy of line:
>>> Filter: Visitors In Site: 0             Waiting For Chat:0 Chat: Online
>>>
>>> these numbers are changeable
>>> but texts are static (Filter: Visitors In Site:, wating for chat:, chat)
>>>
>>> my simple script is working perfectly when I pressing the script 
>>> shortkey.
>>> I want jaws to say one of this numbers automatically.
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Martin Slack" <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>> Sent: Thursday, January 06, 2011 12:18 AM
>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>>
>>>
>>>> Can Kirca,
>>>>
>>>>  Sorry about the delay.  I asked about static text.  I was really 
>>>> hoping
>>>> for more than the single word "in", if only because such a short word
>>>> might
>>>> well occur somewhere else on the page, and lead us astray.
>>>>
>>>>  The proposal from Reed to use a frame certainly requires thought.  The
>>>> frame is designed to be able to be set up so that speech is triggered
>>>> when
>>>> new text appears.  This would work around the problem with my proposal 
>>>> of
>>>> having to wait for a few seconds after the text changes before the 
>>>> script
>>>> looks again.  The downsides of using frames are that users run into
>>>> problems
>>>> when using different screen resolutions or window sizes, since the 
>>>> frame
>>>> is
>>>> defined with respect to the screen itself, not the window.
>>>>
>>>>  We could take either approach.  You must decide which is preferable in
>>>> your case.  Is it better to have the text spoken immediately, or to be
>>>> able
>>>> to run the application window whether it is maximised or not?
>>>>
>>>>  Martin
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>> From: "Can Kirca" <cankirca@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 9:26 PM
>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Martin,
>>>>> I'm waiting your answer, are you there?
>>>>> thanks alot
>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>> From: "Martin Slack" <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 10:04 AM
>>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> Can Kirca
>>>>>>
>>>>>>        Sorry, I was rather tired last night, and didn't notice your
>>>>>> code.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  First I would say that the procedure you are using seems rather
>>>>>> complicated,  having to move up and down as well as left and right. 
>>>>>> Is
>>>>>> there any static text (text that never changes) on the same line as 
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> changing figures you want spoken?  If so we ought to be able to use 
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> FindString function to move straight to that line in one go.  We 
>>>>>> might
>>>>>> do
>>>>>> that in a function that we schedule to run at short intervals, say
>>>>>> every
>>>>>> 30
>>>>>> seconds or every minute, and only speak if the number has changed 
>>>>>> since
>>>>>> the
>>>>>> last read.
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  How does that sound?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>  Martin
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>> From: "Can Kirca" <cankirca@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 11:28 PM
>>>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Hi Martin,
>>>>>>> I paysted my code here.
>>>>>>> when I press ctrl+shift+4 jaws says number of wating visiters
>>>>>>> I want to modify this script to say number of wating visiters
>>>>>>> automatically
>>>>>>> when it change.
>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>> From: "Martin Slack" <m.g.slack@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, January 05, 2011 1:13 AM
>>>>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Re: Reading changed volues automatically
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> There are a couple of possibilities.  To start with, could you copy
>>>>>>>> and
>>>>>>>> paste your code into an email to the list and explain to us how it
>>>>>>>> works
>>>>>>>> at
>>>>>>>> the moment?  This should provide a starting point.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>  Martin
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>>>>>>> From: "Can Kirca" <cankirca@xxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>> To: <jawsscripts@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, January 04, 2011 10:32 PM
>>>>>>>> Subject: [jawsscripts] Reading changed volues automatically
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Hi,
>>>>>>>>> I'm using a software in our office for talking with customer.
>>>>>>>>> I created a simple script for reading how many visiters wating for
>>>>>>>>> chat.
>>>>>>>>> my script worked correctly but now, I want to modify my script as
>>>>>>>>> read
>>>>>>>>> number of wating visiters automatically  when it change.
>>>>>>>>> could you help me please?
>>>>>>>>> my script is:
>>>>>>>>> Script WaitingForChat ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> SpeechOff ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> SaveCursor ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> InvisibleCursor ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> JAWSTopOfFile ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> JAWSPageUp ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> NextLine ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> NextLine ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> NextLine ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> NextLine ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorLine ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> JAWSEnd ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> SpeechOn ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> If GetWord () == "in" then
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PriorWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> SayWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> else
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> SayWord ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> EndIf
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> PCCursor ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> RestoreCursor ()
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> EndScript
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>> Thanks
>>>>>>>>>
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