RE: reading phone numbers with latest JAWS 9 update

Hi Don,

What synthesizer are you using?  I got both representations of the numbers
just as you did and I'm using 9.0.2169 with Eloquence.

Karl



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-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Don Moore
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 2:34 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: Re: reading phone numbers with latest JAWS 9 update

Hi Adrian,

    I am back to using the second build of JAWS 9 now and both 
representations you wrote came out the way I want them, as follows:

five o four, eight nine two, four o seven six

    Regards,

    Don
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Adrian Spratt" <A.Spratt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Monday, May 26, 2008 4:32 PM
Subject: Re: reading phone numbers with latest JAWS 9 update


> Don,
>
> I'm wondering if the problem results from what might be FS's 
> interpretation of the correct way to write phone numbers. Traditionally, 
> the area code was placed in parentheses, then there was a space, then 
> three digits, a hyphen, and then the last four digits. Today, people 
> written phone numbers in a variety of ways, such as by separating the 
> three components by periods. However, my sense is that an increasingly 
> accepted method is to separate the three components by hyphens.
>
> See how your synthesizer and JAWS read the following two representations 
> of the phone number you listed. First, I'll write it with the old 
> parenthetical. The second version will use just hyphens.
>
> (504) 892-4076
>
> 504-892-4076
>
> Note. My synthesizer is Dectalk Express, so I might be getting a rendering

> that's different from yours.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Don Moore" <donmoore@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>
> HiNermin,
>
> It used to sound like this:
>
> five o four eight nine two four seven o six.
>
> With the last two builds of JAWS 9, the same number sounds like this:
>
> five hundred four eight hundred ninety-two four thousand seventy-six.
>
> Regards,
>
> Don
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Nermin" <voy44@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Saturday, May 24, 2008 5:07 PM
> Subject: Re: reading phone numbers with latest JAWS 9 update
>
> Hi Don,
>
> could you give an example of what it used to sound like and how it is now?

> Regards, Nermin
>
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