[real-eyes] Re: free screen reader

It seems to be working fine here.  I just started up NVDA and  used 
Firefox 5 and no problems.  Moved around by headers and tables, clicked 
on a few links etc..
Steve


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On 7/19/2011 8:41 PM, Mitchell D. Lynn wrote:
> Anyone know how well this works with latest FireFox?
>
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> Donations and grants.  Perhaps we should all go to www.nvda-project.org and
> donate 5 or 10 dollars, I've been meaning to and looks like now is a good
> time.
> Steve
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> On 7/19/2011 7:42 AM, Kimberly A. Morrow wrote:
>> How do they keep something this fabulously accessible out there when
> they're not making any money on it? How do they sustain development of the
> product if no one is paying for it?
>>
>>
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>> [mailto:real-eyes-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Fettgather, Jim
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>> Subject: [real-eyes] Re: free screen reader
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>> Insert N, or Caps Lock N, will bring up the NVDA menu, arrow down and
> you'll find the various synthesizer and voice settings.
>>
>> The screen reader has become extremely mature with lots of great features.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Kimberly A. Morrow [mailto:morrowka@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
>> Sent: Monday, July 18, 2011 1:53 PM
>> To: 'real-eyes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx'
>> Subject: [real-eyes] Re: free screen reader
>>
>> I've been digging through the menus trying to locate the voice parameters
> for NVDA. I know: RTFM!!!! And I confess to not having done that yet!
>>
>>
>>
>> Kimberly Morrow, PhD
>> Communications Specialist
>>
>> Message of Hope Ministry
>> 1901 NW Blue Parkway
>> Unity Village, MO 64065-0001
>> message-of-hope@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Phone: 866--421-3066 (Toll-free)
>> Hours: M-Th 7:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. (CT)
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: real-eyes-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> [mailto:real-eyes-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Steven Clark
>> Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 9:28 PM
>> To: real-eyes@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>> Subject: [real-eyes] free screen reader
>>
>> Here's some info about a really good and open source screen  reader.  It
> has both a talking install and a mobile version that can be run  from a USB
> flash drive.  I keep it around on a USB drive, one just to play with and to
> keep around should I simply just need it on my own or another computer.
>> Steve
>>
>> NonVisual Desktop Access
>> One tip to anyone who uses this.  The default speech synthesizer is
> horrible.  In the menus you can easily switch to a different synthesizer
> that is much easier to understand.
>> http://www.nvda-project.org/
>> About NVDA
>> General Features
>> Providing feedback by synthetic speech, NVDA allows blind and vision
> impaired people to access and interact with the Windows operating system and
> many third party applications.
>> Major highlights include:
>> Ability to run entirely from a USB stick or other portable media without
> the need for installation Browsing the web with Mozilla Firefox 3 Easy to
> use talking installer Working with email using Mozilla Thunderbird 3 Early
> support for Microsoft Internet Explorer Basic support for Microsoft Outlook
> Express / Windows Mail Basic support for Microsoft Word and Excel Support
> for accessible Java applications Early support for Adobe Reader Early
> support for IBM Lotus Symphony support for Windows Command Prompt and
> console applications Automatic announcement of text under the mouse and
> optional audible indication of the mouse position Internationalization It is
> important that people anywhere in the world, no matter what language they
> speak, get the same access to technologies. NVDA currently has been
> translated into over 20 languages.
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