Re: MAGic and COM

  • From: Andreas Stefik <stefika@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 10:08:15 -0600

Kind of sort of, and I appreciate it. This is basically what we do now
to connect to JAWS, but because there is basically no documentation, I
was hoping folks knew of a library out there that we could just
"connect" to, instead of figuring it all out again for this particular
set of DLLs.

Sounds like we'll just have to slog through it, though.


On Wed, Feb 23, 2011 at 5:51 AM, Homme, James <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Stefik,
> This is just a guess. I'm thinking that Magic has a dll like JAWS does. It 
> may even use a copy of that dll to talk. Are you also talking about 
> enlargement? I'm also thinking that you can get a demo of Magic to find out 
> what's in it. I know that it uses the same scripting language JAWS does. That 
> language can do some stuff like get at other applications like IE, Word, 
> Excel, and so on.
> Does any of this rambling help?
> Thanks.
> Jim
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> -----Original Message-----
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> [mailto:programmingblind-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Andreas Stefik
> Sent: Tuesday, February 22, 2011 4:56 PM
> To: programmingblind@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: MAGic and COM
> Hey folks,
> Anyone have any experience connecting to Freedom scientific's MAGic,
> either through Java or COM? Any existing libraries out there to make
> this easy?
> Stefik
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