Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application


Peter Holdstock <ptrholdstock@...>
 

How about improving some of the natively supportive programmes such as Media Player, Media Centre (I'm sure there are many more) where FS quite clearly can easily fix a problem and make things more user friendly but for some reason they never do it no matter how many of us moan. It might make them realise they need to improve standards a little. That said I guess it would be controversial as of course you need to keep FS onboard to support whatever projects your doing.

Media Centre is annoying because it's a fantastic bit of software but there are a few places where NVDA reads much better than JAWS.

Peter-----Original Message----- a litt.e

Peter
From: Juan Pablo
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 8:51 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application

Soundforge and sonar are alreadi scripted. In my opinion a good scripts
could be a monster software like protools for windows or the izotope RX


-----Original Message-----
From: John Martyn
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 5:47 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Subject: RE: JAWS Scripting for a new application

As far as funding goes, we'll wait a few weeks on this as I have some other
things brewing. I was thinking about a music sound editor, but isn't
soundforge already scripted? I wonder what the price of the software would
be too since some of us have limited funds. I am hoping I can keep my
scripts free actually. I'll find out in the weeks to come.
John

-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Marquette, Ed
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 12:30 PM
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Subject: RE: JAWS Scripting for a new application

At the risk of starting a conflagration of controversy, I would like to
support the notion that John should get some remuneration for his hard work
-- even if he charged for scripts.
I know I would pay significantly for a set of scripts that made Google Docs
accessable, though I think that is not feasible.
The biggest single area of inaccessibility I encounter on my job is with
respect to on-line collaboration. I have clients who regularly send
invitations to go-to-meeting sessions where a document will be on the
screen, albeit from the client's computer. We will be on the phone
together, and sometimes the client will make edits he wants me to review,
and sometimes he will say simply, "Here, I'll give you control. Why don't
you revise this section on indemnification?"
I accomplish this only with the assistance of my sighted secretary. Without
her presence, I would be sunk.
Serotek has something called Accessable Event, but that really doesn't cut
it.
Again, this may be an application of limited applicability, but I run into
it all the time, and document collaboration is becoming more and more
popular. I hear ads for Go-To-Meeting almost every time I tune into XM
Radio, and note the popularity of Google Docs, not just because it is cheap,
but also because it offers collaboration.
This may simply be impossible and not everyone needs it, but if you need it,
you need it bad.


-----Original Message-----
From: jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com]
On Behalf Of Chris Smart
Sent: Sunday, October 23, 2011 2:11 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Subject: Re: JAWS Scripting for a new application


Ok, so with most of the Office applications scripted for, not to
mention iTunes, and the various parts of Windows, what else would the
masses of unemployed blind folks with limitted incomes like access to?
With the basics that most people want to use daily covered, we're probably
going to move into more specialized applications that not as many people
require. If said application is something that some of us who work or are
trying to find work need access to, maybe we should donate a little cash to
John for his hard work and probably hundreds of hours spent scripting. Just
a thought. Of course, any donations would be voluntary.





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