[mac4theblind] Re: What are some good word processor programmes that are free, work with Voiceover and Lion?

I hate it when people do this, but I also wanted to add that I use bean now 
more than textedit, because I like how it uses the older save dialog, which I 
find less clunky as a keyboard user.
El 28-12-2011, a las 12:41, John Panarese escribió:

>    Is it only Text Edit?  That's a good point.  I've only used Nano Count 
> with Text Edit so far.
> 
>    And I forgot about Bean.
> 
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> On Dec 28, 2011, at 3:43 PM, Justin Harford wrote:
> 
>> Bean will give a word count. It also does basic formatting. Voiceover will 
>> give you info on the formatting. You might find that accessing the pdf 
>> through print preview works to count pages.
>> 
>> I always understood that nanocount was a sort of extension program of 
>> textedit and didn't work with other word processors. I have found the 
>> nanocount/textedit a good combination though.
>> 
>> Regards
>> Justin 
>> El 28-12-2011, a las 11:25, John Panarese escribió:
>> 
>>> Hi Daniel,
>>>  Text Edit should be able to handle most popular formats.  I don't know if 
>>> there is a word processor app that will give you a word count, though I 
>>> believe you can get the page information and such from the document 
>>> properties.
>>> 
>>>  For a word counter, there is a free app in the Mac App store, Nano Count, 
>>> that does a good job.
>>> 
>>> 
>>> Take Care
>>> 
>>> John D. Panarese
>>> Director
>>> Mac for the Blind
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>>> Email, john@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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>>> 
>>> On Dec 28, 2011, at 6:32 AM, Daniel McGee wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Hi all, subject says it all really. Recommendations will be greatfully 
>>>> appreciated. I am looking for the word processor to do the following. 
>>>> 1. How many pages are in a document and to be able to see how many pages I 
>>>> have written.
>>>> 2. This one is important I want to be able to see my word count for any 
>>>> given document.
>>>> 3. Also just as important file formats. In theory, I would like a word 
>>>> processor to be able to switch between Windows and Mac without any 
>>>> compatibility issues. So that I can open a document up on my Mac and like 
>>>> wise do the same on my windows computer.
>>>> 4. Finally I would like to be able to hear the text attributes when making 
>>>> such changes. What I mean by this is that If I want to select some text 
>>>> and e.g. bold it, I would like voiceover to announce that what I have 
>>>> selected has been bolded. I don't want it to read such changes when 
>>>> performing a say all, but it would be good to know if it can do that as 
>>>> well. 
>>>> 
>>>> Sorry if this sounds a lot of information that I want a free word 
>>>> processor to do but I would like to be able to do all this stuff and 
>>>> hopefully do it without paying for anything but if it comes to doing that, 
>>>> then I will do that. 
>>>> 
>>>> I look forward th hearing your suggestions and comments on what you use 
>>>> for your word processor programme. 
>>>> 
>>>> Many Thanks 
>>>> 
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