[macvoiceover] Re: Date/Time keystroke causes VO to quit

That could be.  I know that before I checked that option, VO might be reading 
an email message and a different voice was trying to read the date/time... it's 
like you said, it was almost like there were two instances of VO running at the 
same time.  All is well now though! <smile>

Russell
On 2009-11-16, at 7:52 PM, Ricardo Walker wrote:

> No problem, 
> 
> I think I've might have figured out this little VO mystery.  I think when 
> that apple scripts option is unchecked some how, some way, it's like the mac 
> tries to load Alex, or voiceover twice.  I think this is more than a mac can 
> handle.  The reason I think this is  because when the apple scripts option is 
> unchecked and you press option T for example, you will hear Alex  "in Keith's 
> case isn't even the default voice) speak.  You will also hear alex using the 
> default pitch, and speaking rate.  This leads me to believe that our Mac's 
> might be tapping some major resources when allow apple scripts is unchecked.. 
> On Nov 16, 2009, at 9:38 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
> 
>> Hey Ricardo!  That did it!!  I tried pressing Option U to get the number of 
>> unread messages and after getting the info VO crashed.  I checked the "Allow 
>> VO to be controlled by Apple Scripts" as you suggested, and not only does VO 
>> no longer crash, but the information read when pressing these keystrokes 
>> isn't sluggish like it was before this!
>> 
>> Thanks so much!!
>> 
>> Russell
>> On 2009-11-16, at 4:31 PM, Ricardo Walker wrote:
>> 
>>> Hello,
>>> 
>>> You know I was having this exact same problem when i first installed snow 
>>> leopard.  I noticed that the problem seem to have stopped when I checked 
>>> the option marked "allow voiceover to be controlled by apple scripts" which 
>>> is found under general in vo settings.  I'm not saying this is why the 
>>> problem stopped but, it might be something to look into.
>>> 
>>> hth
>>> On Nov 16, 2009, at 6:12 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
>>> 
>>>> glad it has at least improved.  keep us posted and drop a note to 
>>>> accessibility for they may have a better fix.
>>>> 
>>>> On Nov 16, 2009, at 5:47 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
>>>> 
>>>> Hey David!! 
>>>> 
>>>> Well, that does seem to have made it work a bit better.  VO doesn't crash 
>>>> every time I press that keystroke now, but it still does once in a while.  
>>>> Thanks David!!
>>>> 
>>>> Russell
>>>> On 2009-11-16, at 3:20 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> as soon as you ad a keystroke and press t it will be offered.
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Nov 16, 2009, at 4:10 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> Yes, it does, at least most of the time, but it's quick to get it back, 
>>>>> so it's not a big deal.  I'm afraid if I delete the keystroke I won't 
>>>>> know where to find the script to re-enable it again.  Any idea where that 
>>>>> script resides?
>>>>> 
>>>>> Thanks,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Russell
>>>>> 
>>>>> On 2009-11-16, at 1:50 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> yes, but does it crash again?
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> On Nov 16, 2009, at 3:44 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thanks David!  John's method gets speech right back, so I'll do it that 
>>>>>> way for now, but will keep your suggestion handy, as always! <smile>
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Russell
>>>>>> On 2009-11-16, at 12:55 PM, David Poehlman wrote:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> delete the keystroke and re add it.
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> On Nov 16, 2009, at 1:52 PM, Russell Solowoniuk wrote:
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> I recently turned on keyboard commander, and am encountering a problem. 
>>>>>>>  Whenever I use the keystroke, VO T to read the current date and time, 
>>>>>>> VO quits.  The only way I found to get it back is to press command F5 
>>>>>>> repeatedly until, after about 5 or 6 presses, VO comes back.  Has 
>>>>>>> anyone else had this problem?  Is there a solution, other than not 
>>>>>>> using the keystroke? <smile>
>>>>>>> 
>>>>>>> Thanks all,
>>>>>>> 
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