[audacity4blind] Re: Keyboard commands do not work

  • From: Brad Erhardt <bookmanbrad@xxxxxxx>
  • To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 07:23:48 -0800

Ah Thank you David, I wasn't too sure about that but thought I would Throw it 
in just in case it helped. Thank you for correcting me, it is good to know the 
facts! :-) 
On 2011-11-07, at 3:14 AM, David Bailes wrote:

> Hi Brad,
> the availabiltiy of the editing commands doesn't depend on whether you open 
> or import an mp3 file.
> David.
> From: Brad Erhardt <bookmanbrad@xxxxxxx>
> To: audacity4blind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Sunday, 6 November 2011, 19:02
> Subject: [audacity4blind] Re: Keyboard commands do not work
> Also when you were editing the mp3 file, did you import it from the file 
> menu, or choose open from the file menu? By importing it I understand that 
> you should be able to use all the editing commands.
> Hope this helps.      
> On 2011-11-05, at 5:17 PM, Regina Reusser wrote:
>> Hi all
>> Last week I have installed Audacity 1.3.13-beta on my Windows XP netbook 
>> with Jaws 11 on it.
>> I have tried to edit a track by using keyboard commands mentionned in the 
>> guide for Jaws users, but Audacity die not react, whiley, funnily, it did 
>> when I choose the commands in the menu bar.
>> As described in the manual, I turned the automatic selection of all audio 
>> off.
>> After having opened the mp3-file I wanted to edit, I did the following to 
>> select a time range and cut it:
>> play: space bar
>> Move to beginning of time range: arrows left and right
>> pause playback: p
>> Set start of time range: [
>> unpause: p
>> move to the end of the time range: arrows left and right
>> pause: p
>> Set end of time range: ]
>> stop playback: space bar
>> delete selected time range: delete.
>> When playing the track, the audio I had selected and deleted was not there 
>> any more like I wanted. But when I exported it to an mp3 file, the deleted 
>> section was in the file again.
>> My second try was to select a time range as I described above and 
>> transferred it into another track by cut and paste, what did not work as 
>> well.
>> Even my sighted friend who has also installed the same audacity version but 
>> on a Win 7 computer had the same problems using keystrokes.
>> Did we misunderstand the manual? Or do I need to install a special script 
>> including the keystrokes explained in the manual?
>> Thanks for your help!
>> Cheers
>> Regina
> Brad Erhardt
> bookmanbrad@xxxxxxx

Brad Erhardt

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