Andrew, if you do get around to recording some instruction and
demonstration, I too would be grateful to have it.
On 7/20/17, Ted Galanos <tr.galanos@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
I have used GW and Audacity extensively for .5 years. I'd do better
talking over skype or by phone than typing. My 4-1-1 is below.
skype - tedster1
phone - 832-632-7779
On 7/20/17, Damien Sykes-Lindley <damien@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
As you all know, I’ve been following and, where possible, contributing to
some of the threads of this list for a good while now. Practically, I’ve
read the majority of the Audacity manual and tried some basic effects
processing. However I’m still struggling with Audacity’s concept of
(I.E. making selections). I see references in the manual to the playback
cursor and editing cursor but I haven’t yet found out how to work these.
may be missing something but the manual, to me, seems a little erroneous
contradictory – the editing section states that the way to select regions
with the keyboard is through the toolbar, but under the accessibility
section it states that toolbars aren’t accessible with screen readers.
seems to me that it is possible – otherwise this list probably wouldn’t
exist. Having said that, as far as I am aware I have never used a toolbar
before, so I was of the impression that they would never be accessible.
maybe I’ve used one and just not known it for what it is. That’s the
with screen readers.
Also, I feel I would benefit from either some audio demonstrations or
transition guides – Previously my knowledge has been confined to toys
Sound Recorder and tape decks like GoldWave (whose effects processing is,
my opinion, at best suspect, and rather limited), so I’m trying to learn
many as possible so that I have the best possible variety of effects and
editing techniques at my disposal.
Having looked at the documentation it seems that Audacity is a multitrack
rather than a single track editor. Though the concept is quite straight
forward (you can edit multiple tracks in one session or in one project),
way this is done is entirely alien to me. I feel like I’m transition from
tape machine to a mixer. I might go further and say studio, but no. I
I’ll leave that honour to Reaper. That one went way over my head!
In any case. If any of you have used GoldWave and can give me some kind
sense of how Audacity is different, both in terms of usage and concepts,
that’d be very helpful.
Also, does anyone know what the status of the NVDA addon is? Even if
Audacity is accessible out of the box (just as GoldWave is), NVDA has an
addon for GoldWave that provides keys for announcing information
channels, markers, lengths, peaks etc). A similar addon for Audacity
be very useful, in my opinion.
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