Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary


Lee Anne Atkinson
 

I wish I could take credit for it but a much wiser, more experienced transcriptionist turned me on to this.  I particularly like the "lamp on" noise as a very subtle sound for proofing. 

 

L

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via Groups.Io
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 2:44 PM
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Subject: Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

 

Lee Anne,

I love this idea.  There are so many cases where words sound the same and I can see how adding the sounds would be useful. 

 

 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Lee Anne Atkinson
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 11:50 AM
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Subject: Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

 

Well, as an example I perform transcription.  Sometimes my fingers do not release the letter E quickly enough in the word w e.  If it is the first word of a sentence.  We and WE both sound the same so I have added a sound to W E  so I can hear the difference when proofing. 

 

Lee Anne 

From: main@jfw.groups.io [mailto:main@jfw.groups.io] On Behalf Of Van Lant, Robin via Groups.Io
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 1:44 PM
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Subject: Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

 

I have seen this setting in the Dictionary, but am curious as to ideas for when people are using this.  So far, the only dictionary entries I have made are when Vocalizer mis-pronounces a word. 

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Mike B
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 10:25 AM
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Subject: Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

 

Hi Mario & Michael,

 

Check out Richard's post.  It has the correct file path to where all the sounds are stored.


Take care.  Mike.  Sennt from my iBarstool.
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----- Original Message -----

From: Mario

Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019 8:07 AM

Subject: Re: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

 

when choosing a sound as you refered to, there are 108 wav files to
choose from.
  the shared path that I have is "C:\ProgramData\Freedom
Scientific\JAWS\2018\SETTINGS\enu\SOUNDS\" but that folder gives me only
18 wav files.
and when I navigate to "C:\Users\Mario\AppData\Roaming\Freedom
Scientific\JAWS\2018\Settings\enu\Sounds" there are 0 files.
so at this point, I am somewhat confused where the rest of the sounds
are coming from.

-------- Original Message --------
From: mike mcglashon [mailto:michael.mcglashon@...]
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 9:40 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

OK
I am using josh’s 2019 in the latest update.
Therefore, when I go into the dictionary and select the sound it doesn’t
show me the folder path.
So knowing that I’m using jars 2019 the latest build,
How do I determine what that path is, whether it’s shared or users?


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On Mar 28, 2019, at 9:37 AM, Mario <mrb620@...> wrote:

my educated guess is that the sounds come from either the user sounds
folder or the shared sounds folder. the path to these folders may differ
in respect to what version of JAWS you're using.

and I think you can just add the sounds you want to use as long as they
are in the .wav format. and modifying existing ones shouldn't present a
problem.

-------- Original Message --------
From: mike mcglashon [mailto:michael.mcglashon@...]
Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2019, 7:03 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: adding a sound in jaws dictionary

Hey guys:

How does one find the folder that stores the available sounds to choose
when adding a sound to a jaws dictionary entry?

I’d like to either add more sounds to the list of sounds available, or,

Alternatively, Go into that folder and modify a “wav” file to make a
better quality sound for the dictionary entery?

Please advise as you like.

Mike M.

Mike mcglashon

Email: Michael.mcglashon@... <mailto:Michael.mcglashon@...>

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