Re: [Blindmath] EdSharp beta with enhanced LaTeX support

  • From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 16:01:29 -0500 (EST)

Indeed, I've had trouble getting the documentation right about these
updates!  The LaTeX related keys are with F12 for reading LaTeX as
English and NumPad with Alt+Control for navigating a matrix.

Jamal
On Thu, 20 Dec
2007, Jackie McBride wrote:

> Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 13:02:44 -0700
> From: Jackie McBride <abletec@xxxxxxxxx>
> Reply-To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [Blindmath] EdSharp beta with enhanced LaTeX support
>
> Sorry, Jamal, I'm *really* confused now. 1st post said f11, 2nd said
> f2, 3rd said f12--can u clarify?
>
> On 12/20/07, Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Apologies my mind is apparently stuck on F11 today (the key used to
> > elevate to a new version of EdSharp) -- once again, substitute F12 in the
> > new LaTeX related keys below!
> >
> > Jamal
> > On Thu, 20 Dec 2007, Jamal Mazrui wrote:
> >
> > > Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 14:32:03 -0500 (EST)
> > > From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > Reply-To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
> > >     <blindmath@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
> > >     <blindmath@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > Cc: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > Subject: Re: [Blindmath] EdSharp beta with enhanced LaTeX support
> > >
> > > Correction -- I meant F2 rather than F11 in my description of keys
> > > below.  I have since posted another beta with the following
> > > improvements.
> > >
> > > Another snippet file, test.tex, has been provided by Alastair to
> > > demonstrate LaTeX and matrix reading features.  Note that the JAWS
> > > scripts distributed with EdSharp will continue to work if you
> > > subsequently update to a newer version of the Python COM server from his
> > > site:
> > > http://latex-access.SourceForge.net
> > >
> > > Press F11 twice quickly to examine an English translation of the current
> > > line of LaTeX in the JAWS virtual buffer.  Press Alt+F11 to add a LaTeX
> > > translation to the dictionary, or Alt+Shift+F11 to change the
> > > dictionary.
> > >
> > > Alt+Control+Home goes to the top left of a matrix and Alt+Control+End
> > > goes to the bottom right.  Alt+Control+Center reads the current cell,
> > > Alt+Control+PageUp reads the current row, and Alt+Control+PageDown reads
> > > the current column.  When navigating by row with Alt+Control+DownArrow
> > > or Alt+Control+UpArrow, the new row number is indicated before reading
> > > the cell value.  Similarly for navigation by column.
> > >
> > > Due to a (frustrating) server caching issue with my Internet service
> > > provider, you might still download today's previous release at the
> > > regular URL
> > > http://www.EmpowermentZone.com/edsetup.exe
> > >
> > > Generally, this problem is gone by the day after I have uploaded a new
> > > version to the server.  In the meantime, you can use the following
> > > alternate URL to make sure you get the current version:
> > > http://www.smart.net/~empower/edsetup.exe
> > >
> > > Jamal
> > >
> > > On Thu, 20 Dec
> > > 2007, Jamal Mazrui wrote:
> > >
> > > > Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2007 09:48:25 -0500 (EST)
> > > > From: Jamal Mazrui <empower@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Reply-To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
> > > >     <blindmath@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: blindmath@xxxxxxxxxx, programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > Subject: [Blindmath] EdSharp beta with enhanced LaTeX support
> > > >
> > > > I have posted what is essentially a public beta of EdSharp 2.4 at
> > > > http://www.EmpowermentZone.com/edsetup.exe
> > > >
> > > > It includes enhanced LaTeX support, thanks to contributions by Alastair
> > > > Irving and Robin Williams, whose latex-access project is at
> > > > http://latex-access.SourceForge.net
> > > > They have been working with me to incorporate its Python and JAWS
> > > > scripting code in the EdSharp distribution.
> > > >
> > > > Currently, the most common LaTeX related hot keys are as follows:
> > > >
> > > > F11 = Turn on a mode in which the JAWS SayLine, SayAll, DownArrow, and
> > > > UpArrow scripts verbalize math in a more English-friendly manner than
> > the
> > > > raw LaTeX syntax.
> > > >
> > > > Shift+F11 = Turn off this mode, so LaTeX is read literally.
> > > >
> > > > Control+F11 = Store a LaTeX matrix defined in selected text.
> > > >
> > > > Control+ArrowKeys = navigate the rows and columns of the stored matrix.
> > > >
> > > > EdSharp now includes about 30 LaTeX snippets.  First, press
> > > > Control+Shift+F5 to pick the LaTeX compiler.  Then press Alt+V to invoke
> > a
> > > > snippet from the available list.  Press Alt+S to save a new snippet.
> > > >
> > > > Feedback welcome.
> > > >
> > > > Jamal
> > > >
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