*From*: Zaheer Sheikh <cybergeek2020@xxxxxxxxx>*To*: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx*Date*: Wed, 28 Oct 2009 08:17:10 -0700

If you are trying to scan Math equations then most likely the it will not be scanned correctly. On the other hand, if you are writing and trying to solve Math problems with the help of Jaws, you can try pressing Jaws Key+4. You will find several math related symbles in this list. I'm took Physics this quarter, and I've solved all of the math related problems on MS Word using Jaws. So far only problem I have had is that Jaws doesnt read the Square root symble correctly "√". Hope this helps, Zaheer Sheikh On 10/26/09, Shane W <shane-jfw@xxxxxx> wrote: > On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 09:20:25PM -0600, robert Doc Wright wrote: >> I'm having a problem when reading a problem that has exponents. Instead of >> announcing 2 to the second it wil announce 22. > > Hi, > > Math and Jaws is a real beast, especially when you're > reading someone else's work. There is ways to read > accessible math ala mathtype but afaik you can't author > this way. The word equation editor is also inaccessible. So > it appears that math is just not high on the priority list. > > That said, if you are the one writing the math, there are > ways to do it. Rather than using superscripts for > exponents, use the ^ symbol to mark it and use () where > needed to bound the exponent. subscripts ie to denote the > index of a matrix are done with square brackets and > fractions can be bounded using (). Also, have a look at > authoring in tex IE writing the 1 half fraction as > \frac{1}{2}. Duxbury can take a tex file and translate it > into nemeth braille for use with an embosser or braille > display. That and the results come out looking nice in > print too. > > Sorry I can't help you with your superscript recognition > issue but I'm afraid that's the tip of the iceberg if > you're getting into math. Good luck. > > Shane > -- > JFW related links: > JFW homepage: http://www.freedomscientific.com/ > Scripting mailing list: > http://lists.the-jdh.com/listinfo.cgi/scriptography-the-jdh.com > JFW List instructions: > To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to > jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line. > Archives located at: //www.freelists.org/archives/jfw > Alternative archives located at: > http://n2.nabble.com/JAWS-for-Windows-f2145279.html > > If you have any concerns about the list, post received from the list, or the > way the list is being run, do not post them to the list. Rather contact the > list owner at jfw-admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx > -- JFW related links: JFW homepage: http://www.freedomscientific.com/ Scripting mailing list: http://lists.the-jdh.com/listinfo.cgi/scriptography-the-jdh.com JFW List instructions: To post a message to the list, send it to jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx To unsubscribe from this mailing list, send a message to jfw-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with the word unsubscribe in the subject line. Archives located at: //www.freelists.org/archives/jfw Alternative archives located at: http://n2.nabble.com/JAWS-for-Windows-f2145279.html If you have any concerns about the list, post received from the list, or the way the list is being run, do not post them to the list. Rather contact the list owner at jfw-admins@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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