[tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!

  • From: "Chip Orange" <Corange@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2011 14:50:44 -0400

I think if you did this, you then have to pay for a copy of Windows, and
then pay for a copy of a windows screen reader.  

 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bubba
> Sent: Friday, July 29, 2011 2:58 AM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> 
> Yes, this is true that MS Office is not accessible to Mac 
> users and wish MS
> would make their MS office accessible on Mac. It is up to MS 
> to do this as
> just like others have to make their stuff accessible to Vo . 
> The API is out
> there and there forth MS if wanted could easily Make it 
> accessible to Vo.
> But I assume they figure if you really want MS Office then 
> you will buy
> windows. My solution would be to run windows on  Mac either 
> in boot camp or
> in one of the virtual software that allows you to run windows 
> beside your
> Mac OS that way you have Mac and windows side by side or like 
> I say do boot
> camp and just boot to windows on the Mac. But it still would 
> be nice to have
> it accessible to VO. But this being said Apple has to step up on it on
> Office suite and make it more Vo accessible for it Office suite has
> accessibilty problems also. JST 
> 
> 
> Bubba
> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
> Of Adam Gaffney
> Sent: Thursday, July 28, 2011 8:26 AM
> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> 
> The office 2011 for the mac is not voice over accessible 
> unfortunatly. 
> Numbers is the apple answer to excel and that works much 
> better.  I do wish
> the MS office suite  worked on the mac.  I've been pretty 
> happy with my mac
> mini and really like the mac books I've been using at work .
> --
> "The people may be made to follow a path of action, but they 
> may not be made
> to understand it."
> 
> -        Confucius ca. 480 B.C.
> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "blindwilly" <blindwilly@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 8:49 PM
> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> 
> 
> >
> > bubba,
> >
> > Sally and I are seriously thinking about going to apple for 
> our next 
> > computer.   We have heard that their voice over does not 
> work when using 
> > MS sweet on the MAC.   Do you know anything about that.   I 
> sure don't 
> > want to give up my access or Excel.
> >
> > William
> >
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:19 PM
> > Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> >
> >
> >> Well it is no different than learning any new screen reader or 
> >> technology. I
> >> am a JFW user also and in the process of learning WE and having a 
> >> terrible
> >> time with it. So it depends on the person and how well 
> they adapt. So 
> >> what
> >> is a slight learning curve to me might be a big one for 
> someone else! I
> >> think the biggest thing is learning that you have to 
> interact with stuff 
> >> as
> >> with JFW you don't it is all together. Apple does this so 
> they say as to 
> >> try
> >> to give you as much experience as what a seeing person 
> would do they say.
> 
> >> As
> >> a seeing person most of my life this might be the case for you skim
> >> something then when it is something you want to know more 
> about you stop 
> >> and
> >> interact with it to learn more about it. If you don't care 
> really you 
> >> just
> >> by pass it . So this is what Apple is attempting to do 
> with Voice Over on
> >> the Mac is make it like the you are a seeing person. I 
> know this is not
> >> exactly what you wanted to know but the best I can do. HTH
> >>
> >>
> >> Bubba
> >> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On 
> >> Behalf
> >> Of blindwilly
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 10:08 PM
> >> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> >>
> >> Bubba,
> >>
> >> My concern lately is, what are the commands, and what is 
> the learning 
> >> curve?
> >>
> >> I am sure disenfranchised with Jaws, but it really has 
> worked for me for
> >> many years.
> >>
> >> Willy
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Bubba" <bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:38 PM
> >> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> >>
> >>
> >>>I own a iphone, Ipad and hopefully the new iphone when it 
> comes out and 
> >>>as
> >>> quick as I can afford to get one a Mac. But I like to 
> learn as much as I
> >>> can
> >>> about any technology that is helpful to us blind people 
> and possible in
> >>> the
> >>> long run or short run save us money and give us great 
> accessibilty. I 
> >>> sure
> >>> there is several Mac users on here or Mac want to bee's ! JMT !
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Bubba
> >>> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> -----Original Message-----
> >>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >>> Behalf
> >>> Of Allison and Chip Orange
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 9:27 PM
> >>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>> Subject: [tabi] Re: Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> >>>
> >>> I'm just curious, does this have anything to do with I-phones and 
> >>> I-pads?
> >>> or do you own both a mac and an I-phone?
> >>>
> >>> thanks.
> >>>
> >>> Chip
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> ________________________________
> >>>
> >>> From: tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
> [mailto:tabi-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> >>> Behalf
> >>> Of Bubba
> >>> Sent: Tuesday, July 26, 2011 8:41 PM
> >>> To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >>> Subject: [tabi] Demonstrations of the New Mac OS Lion!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> See these demonstrations of Lion the new OS for Mac. 
> There is also other
> >>> very helpful Mac stuff here also. This is done by the 
> Owner/Mod for the
> >>> email list that I am on for Mac. It is called 
> mac4theblind. So see link
> >>> and
> >>> enjoy!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> http://macfortheblind.com/?page_id=25
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> Bubba
> >>>
> >>> bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx <mailto:bubbathegeek@xxxxxxxxx>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
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