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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Les Kriegler <kriegler@...>
 

The accessibility options are still there. When you install the DC version,
the Accessibility Setup screen comes up. I've been told that files process
faster in the DC version. I did extract a 136 page manual, and it seemed to
go quite quickly.

Les

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Subject: RE: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I'd like to know what features does this version have that the others
versions did not? I seem to have a problem trying to convert the files from
pdf to Microsoft word 2013 format. Is there something that I need to do
special for these files? P.S. I also remember the ability to convert these
files to plane txt format, and what about the accessibility setup what
happened to that as well? These are just questions that I have. Thank you
for any information that you might have concerning this new version of the
acrobat reader

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via Jfw
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 8:51 PM
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Cc: Brad Martin <brad@formyfriends.org>
Subject: Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Hi Mike,

You can delete it. You can actually download every version of Adobe Reader
from their public directory, so I have all of the installers. I just didn't
know whether I wanted to bother with this new thing or just keep using what
has worked for me. Thanks for posting the link, but it doesn't need to live
in your Dropbox any more. :)

Brad

On 11/15/2015 3:51 PM, Mike B via Jfw wrote:
Hi Brad,

If you want to give this newer version a try, below is a download link
for Adobe XI so you can reinstall it if you don't like Reader DC. I
haven't used Reader DC enough to give you an honest opinion. Please
let me know that you got it downloaded so I can remove it from my Dropbox
account.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2471715/AdbeRdr11010_en_US.zip

HTH
Take care.
Mike

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From: Brad Martin via Jfw
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Cc: Brad Martin
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:12 PM
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC


I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for
me to download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is
critical to my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works
fine for something that doesn't work at all, is there anything I
should know about Acrobat Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe
Reader, or is it just a new name for the same old product? If it makes
a difference, I'm using JAWS 15 on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the
office.

Thanks,
Brad
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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

David Ingram
 

I'd like to know what features does this version have that the others
versions did not? I seem to have a problem trying to convert the files from
pdf to Microsoft word 2013 format. Is there something that I need to do
special for these files? P.S. I also remember the ability to convert these
files to plane txt format, and what about the accessibility setup what
happened to that as well? These are just questions that I have. Thank you
for any information that you might have concerning this new version of the
acrobat reader

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From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Brad Martin
via Jfw
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 8:51 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list. <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Cc: Brad Martin <brad@formyfriends.org>
Subject: Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Hi Mike,

You can delete it. You can actually download every version of Adobe Reader
from their public directory, so I have all of the installers. I just didn't
know whether I wanted to bother with this new thing or just keep using what
has worked for me. Thanks for posting the link, but it doesn't need to live
in your Dropbox any more. :)

Brad

On 11/15/2015 3:51 PM, Mike B via Jfw wrote:
Hi Brad,

If you want to give this newer version a try, below is a download link
for Adobe XI so you can reinstall it if you don't like Reader DC. I
haven't used Reader DC enough to give you an honest opinion. Please
let me know that you got it downloaded so I can remove it from my Dropbox
account.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2471715/AdbeRdr11010_en_US.zip

HTH
Take care.
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: Brad Martin via Jfw
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Brad Martin
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:12 PM
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC


I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for
me to download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is
critical to my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works
fine for something that doesn't work at all, is there anything I
should know about Acrobat Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe
Reader, or is it just a new name for the same old product? If it makes
a difference, I'm using JAWS 15 on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the
office.

Thanks,
Brad
--
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Re: Languages

Soronel Haetir
 

I don't know for sure but there is at least one Japanese voice
available for the various non-Eloquence synthesizers that jaws
supports.

On 11/15/15, Ron Worley Home via Jfw <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com> wrote:
First of all, Do you know if JAWS can support Japanese languages? When I
go
into the language list, I do not see Japanese as one of the supported
languages for the eloquence synthesizer. I believe you would have to
create
a voice profile with a synthesizer that supports Japanese. Then you can
switch voice profiles with the command JAWSKey+control+s. Arrow up or down
to your desired profile and press enter. It will begin immediately. I
will
be glad to give you the steps for creating a profile; but, I don't have a
synthesizer that supports Japanese. It isn't too hard otherwise.
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via Jfw
Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:13 PM
To: jfw@lists.the-jdh.com
Cc: Keight Best
Subject: Languages

Hello again!!
This is the most I have posted here in quite a long time. My next question
is...well, let me give you some background first.
I will be applying to a school in Japan and learning Japanese as well.
So, this is going to be something important to me.
I know you can change language settings in JAWS, but I'm unsure how and
unsure how I would go about applying something like a hotkey to switch
between ENglish and Japanese languages with JAWS.
Can anyone help?

Thank you again!
Sincerely,
CAitlin

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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Brad Martin
 

Thanks, James. If they keep nagging me I'll probably upgrade at some point.

Brad

On 11/15/2015 3:54 PM, James Homuth via Jfw wrote:
I run it on a Laptop running JAWS 14 Windows 7 64-bit and see no issues.
Looks to be a new name for the same old.

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via Jfw
Sent: November-15-15 4:12 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Brad Martin
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for me to
download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is critical to
my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works fine for something
that doesn't work at all, is there anything I should know about Acrobat
Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe Reader, or is it just a new
name for the same old product? If it makes a difference, I'm using JAWS 15
on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the office.

Thanks,
Brad

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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Brad Martin
 

Hi Mike,

You can delete it. You can actually download every version of Adobe Reader from their public directory, so I have all of the installers. I just didn't know whether I wanted to bother with this new thing or just keep using what has worked for me. Thanks for posting the link, but it doesn't need to live in your Dropbox any more. :)

Brad

On 11/15/2015 3:51 PM, Mike B via Jfw wrote:
Hi Brad,

If you want to give this newer version a try, below is a download link for
Adobe XI so you can reinstall it if you don't like Reader DC. I haven't
used Reader DC enough to give you an honest opinion. Please let me know
that you got it downloaded so I can remove it from my Dropbox account.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2471715/AdbeRdr11010_en_US.zip

HTH
Take care.
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: Brad Martin via Jfw
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Brad Martin
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:12 PM
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC


I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for
me to download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is
critical to my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works fine
for something that doesn't work at all, is there anything I should know
about Acrobat Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe Reader, or is
it just a new name for the same old product? If it makes a difference,
I'm using JAWS 15 on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the office.

Thanks,
Brad
--
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brad@formyfriends.org <mailto:brad@formyfriends.org>
My Facebook page where I post online shopping coupons and deals: facebook.com/ucoupons <http://www.facebook.com/ucoupons>
My SmarterBucks signup link <http://bit.ly/1w5FCPu>
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Re: Languages

Ron Worley Home <ron65@...>
 

First of all, Do you know if JAWS can support Japanese languages? When I go
into the language list, I do not see Japanese as one of the supported
languages for the eloquence synthesizer. I believe you would have to create
a voice profile with a synthesizer that supports Japanese. Then you can
switch voice profiles with the command JAWSKey+control+s. Arrow up or down
to your desired profile and press enter. It will begin immediately. I will
be glad to give you the steps for creating a profile; but, I don't have a
synthesizer that supports Japanese. It isn't too hard otherwise.

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Keight Best
via Jfw
Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:13 PM
To: jfw@lists.the-jdh.com
Cc: Keight Best
Subject: Languages

Hello again!!
This is the most I have posted here in quite a long time. My next question
is...well, let me give you some background first.
I will be applying to a school in Japan and learning Japanese as well.
So, this is going to be something important to me.
I know you can change language settings in JAWS, but I'm unsure how and
unsure how I would go about applying something like a hotkey to switch
between ENglish and Japanese languages with JAWS.
Can anyone help?

Thank you again!
Sincerely,
CAitlin

--
Caitlin Best
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/despairsray/

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Re: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel

Greg Nickel
 

Sameer.

I've experienced this too. Be sure that the window that you have opened excel in is maximized to begin with.

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Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 3:26 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Cc: Kevin Hourigan
Subject: RE: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel

Sorry for the late response.
My Zoom is at 100%
Cheers Kevin.

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Sent: November-13-15 10:39 AM
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Cc: Sameer <salatey@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel


After pressing F2 to enter the cell, I pressed Home & then the right arrow key. JAWS still said "Blank, Blank".

What is the zoom level in Excel on your computer? A friend suggested that my 100% zoom level could be the problem.

Regards
Mr. Sameer Latey,
Mumbai, India
-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Hourigan via Jfw
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 11:19 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Cc: Kevin Hourigan
Subject: RE: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel

Hello Sameer,
Works for me using the same equipment; you do realize that the cursor is at the far right of the edit field, and you need to left arrow to begin.
Cheers Kevin.
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Cc: Sameer <salatey@gmail.com>
Subject: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel


Dear List Friends,

I am using JAWS 16 with MS Office 2010 & Windows 7 as the OS.

Whenever I press F2 to enter a cell in Excel & try to read the cell contents
with the arrow keys, JAWS says “Blank, Blank” instead of the cell contents.
My sighted colleagues are able to read the cell contents.

I have confirmed that the Excel file is maximised. I have tried closing &
reopening the Excel file but without any change in JAWS behaviour.

Request your kind assistance in resolving the above problem.

Thanking all in advance for any & all assistance.

Regards
Mr. Sameer Latey,
Mumbai, India
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Re: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel

Kevin Hourigan <kevinthourigan@...>
 

Sorry for the late response.
My Zoom is at 100%
Cheers Kevin.

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Sent: November-13-15 10:39 AM
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Cc: Sameer <salatey@gmail.com>
Subject: Re: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel


After pressing F2 to enter the cell, I pressed Home & then the right arrow key. JAWS still said "Blank, Blank".

What is the zoom level in Excel on your computer? A friend suggested that my 100% zoom level could be the problem.

Regards
Mr. Sameer Latey,
Mumbai, India
-----Original Message-----
From: Kevin Hourigan via Jfw
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 11:19 PM
To: 'The Jaws for Windows support list.'
Cc: Kevin Hourigan
Subject: RE: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel

Hello Sameer,
Works for me using the same equipment; you do realize that the cursor is at the far right of the edit field, and you need to left arrow to begin.
Cheers Kevin.
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Sent: November-13-15 9:39 AM
To: JAWS Windows List <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Cc: Sameer <salatey@gmail.com>
Subject: JAWS not reading cell contents in Excel


Dear List Friends,

I am using JAWS 16 with MS Office 2010 & Windows 7 as the OS.

Whenever I press F2 to enter a cell in Excel & try to read the cell contents
with the arrow keys, JAWS says “Blank, Blank” instead of the cell contents.
My sighted colleagues are able to read the cell contents.

I have confirmed that the Excel file is maximised. I have tried closing &
reopening the Excel file but without any change in JAWS behaviour.

Request your kind assistance in resolving the above problem.

Thanking all in advance for any & all assistance.

Regards
Mr. Sameer Latey,
Mumbai, India
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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

James Homuth
 

I run it on a Laptop running JAWS 14 Windows 7 64-bit and see no issues.
Looks to be a new name for the same old.

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via Jfw
Sent: November-15-15 4:12 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Brad Martin
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for me to
download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is critical to
my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works fine for something
that doesn't work at all, is there anything I should know about Acrobat
Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe Reader, or is it just a new
name for the same old product? If it makes a difference, I'm using JAWS 15
on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the office.

Thanks,
Brad

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Re: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Mike B <mb69mach1@...>
 

Hi Brad,

If you want to give this newer version a try, below is a download link for
Adobe XI so you can reinstall it if you don't like Reader DC. I haven't
used Reader DC enough to give you an honest opinion. Please let me know
that you got it downloaded so I can remove it from my Dropbox account.

https://dl.dropboxusercontent.com/u/2471715/AdbeRdr11010_en_US.zip

HTH
Take care.
Mike

----- Original Message -----
From: Brad Martin via Jfw
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Brad Martin
Sent: Sunday, November 15, 2015 1:12 PM
Subject: Adobe Acrobat Reader DC


I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for
me to download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is
critical to my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works fine
for something that doesn't work at all, is there anything I should know
about Acrobat Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe Reader, or is
it just a new name for the same old product? If it makes a difference,
I'm using JAWS 15 on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the office.

Thanks,
Brad

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Adobe Acrobat Reader DC

Brad Martin
 

I'm being notified daily that Adobe Acrobat Reader DC is available for me to download. I currently have Adobe Reader XI (11). Adobe Reader is critical to my work, so before I risk wrecking something that works fine for something that doesn't work at all, is there anything I should know about Acrobat Reader DC that makes it different from Adobe Reader, or is it just a new name for the same old product? If it makes a difference, I'm using JAWS 15 on Windows 7 64-bit at home and at the office.

Thanks,
Brad

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Re: A wrinkle in the voice profile dialog; Dectalk Express,response from Emic, synth incompatible with JAWS?

Dennis Clark <dennis@...>
 

Hello Adrian,
I have found a reference manual for the DECtalk software SAPI 5 product, and I suspect that most if not all the commands listed are the same as for your hardware device. I also found a users guide for the product which I think you have, but it doesn't list specific commands, but it states that the commands can be purchased as part of their software development kit. I can send you the manuals I have located as attachments, but I should do that off the Jaws list. My email address is:
dennis@dgclark.net if you would like to send me your private email address.
Best,
Dennis

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To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
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Sent: Saturday, November 14, 2015 11:03 AM
Subject: RE: A wrinkle in the voice profile dialog; Dectalk Express,response from Emic, synth incompatible with JAWS?


I found a solution that might interest other listers. The voice profile dialog asks if you want the synthesizer to be used for "all contexts" of JAWS or specifically for the PC cursor, JAWS cursor, announcements, and so on. I had the setting at "all." No option appeared to set the tone. However, I experimented by changing the setting from "all contexts" to just the PC cursor. Then, and only then, an option appeared in the dialog enabling me to change the tone.

It looks like I can make the change stick in only one JAWS context at a time (not also the JAWS cursor, messages, etc.), but it's a start.

Dennis, I remain interested in the Emic synthesizer, if it could ever be made to work with JAWS.

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From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Dennis Clark via Jfw
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 7:18 PM
To: The Jaws for Windows support list.
Cc: Dennis Clark
Subject: Re: Dectalk Express, response from Emic, synth incompatible with JAWS?

Hello Adrian,
Tech support is correct, that the chip described must be connected to a
micro-computer such as the Arduino so that it is equipped to receive and
process data from a USB connection, similar to your DEC-Talk unit, which I
assume uses a 9 pin serial cable. I have now looked through the
documentation they provide for their chip, and I don't see a command for
changing the pitch of the chosen voice. I assumed that it had such a
command, (and I still think it does), because in one of their demonstrations
their chip is singing, which must require pitch changes. I am pasting below
all the commands they have listed for the product. I will keep looking.

table with 2 columns and 14 rows
Emic 2 Command Set
Sx
Convert text-to-speech: x = message (1023 characters maximum)
Dx
Play demonstration message: x = 0 (Speaking), 1 (Singing), 2 (Spanish)
X
Stop playback (while message is playing)
Z
Pause/un-pause playback (while message is playing)
Nx
Select voice: x = 0 to 8
Vx
Set audio volume (dB): x = -48 to 18
Wx
Set speaking rate (words/minute): x = 75 to 600
Lx
Select language: x = 0 (US English), 1 (Castilian Spanish), 2 (Latin
Spanish)
Px
Select parser: x = 0 (DECtalk), 1 (Epson)
R
Revert to default text-to-speech settings
C
Print current text-to-speech settings
I
Print version information
H
Print list of available commands
table end

Command Details
Sx: Convert text-to-speech
Convert the text string passed by the host into synthesized speech. The text
string is limited to 1023
characters and should terminate on a clause or sentence boundary as
indicated by a full stop '.' or
comma ',' punctuation mark. If the text is longer than the allowable limit,
it will be truncated and may
result in unintelligible speech output.
Emic 2 expects characters that conform to the ISO-8859-1 Latin character set
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO/IEC_8859-1).
See the Special Characters section, page
10,
for details
on entering accents, foreign characters, and symbols.
The audio will be output from both the SP+/SP- speaker connection and 1/8"
audio jack. The LED will
remain RED while the text-to-speech message is being played.
Terminal Example:
:SHello! My name is Emic 2. Nice to meet you.
<audio output>
:
BS2 Example:
' Send command and the text string to convert to speech
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["S", "Hello! My name is Emic 2. Nice to meet
you.", CR]
' Wait until the command is completed
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
Dx: Play demonstration message
Play one of Emic 2's built-in demonstration messages:
0: English Introduction
1: Singing "Daisy Bell"
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_Bell)
2: Spanish Introduction
Note that each demonstration message is fixed with specific voice, audio
volume, speaking rate,
language, and parser settings and cannot be modified by the user. All
user-configured settings will be
saved prior to demonstration playback and restored afterwards.
See the Sample Text Strings section, page
11,
for the actual text strings used for these demonstration
messages.
Terminal Example:
:D0
<audio output>
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["D0", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
X: Stop playback (while message is playing)
Immediately stop the currently playing text-to-speech message. This command
is only valid while a
message is playing. No carriage return (CR) or linefeed (LF) is required
after the command byte is sent.
Terminal Example:
:D0
<audio output>
X
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["D0", CR] ' Begin playing demonstration message
PAUSE 1000 ' Let the message play for a bit
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["X"] ' Stop the playback
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")] ' Wait until the command is completed
Z: Pause/unpause playback (while message is playing)
Immediately pause or unpause the currently playing text-to-speech message.
Emic 2 will respond with a
"." indicating that the command has been processed successfully. While the
playback is paused, the LED
will remain RED. This command is only valid while a message is playing. No
carriage return (CR) or
linefeed (LF) is required after the command byte is sent.
Terminal Example:
:D0
<audio output>
Z.
<playback paused>
Z.
<audio output>
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["D0", CR] ' Begin playing demonstration message
PAUSE 1000 ' Let the message play for a bit
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["Z"] ' Pause the playback
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(".")] ' Wait until the command has been
processed
Nx: Select voice
Select the speaking voice:
0: Perfect Paul (Paulo)
1: Huge Harry (Francisco)
2: Beautiful Betty
3: Uppity Ursula
4: Doctor Dennis (Enrique)
5: Kit the Kid
6: Frail Frank
7: Rough Rita
8: Whispering Wendy (Beatriz)
Each voice has a different baseline amplitude. As such, your volume settings
may need to be adjusted to
suit your particular application.
This setting will remain in effect until another value is entered or Emic 2
is powered off. Upon power-up,
the default value is 0 (Paul).
Terminal Example:
:N5
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["N5", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
Vx: Set audio volume (dB)
Set the audio output volume in decibels from -48 (softest) to 18 (loudest).
This setting will remain in effect until another value is entered or Emic 2
is powered off. Upon power-up,
the default value is 0.
Terminal Example:
:V-10
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["V-10", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
Wx: Set speaking rate (words/minute)
Set the speaking rate in words per minute from 75 (slowest) to 600
(fastest).
This setting will remain in effect until another value is entered or Emic 2
is powered off. Upon power-up,
the default value is 200.
Terminal Example:
:W150
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["W150", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
Lx: Select language
Select the language and/or dialect to be used for text-to-speech conversion:
0: US English
1: Castilian Spanish
2: Latin Spanish
This setting will remain in effect until another value is entered or Emic 2
is powered off. Upon power-up,
the default value is 0 (US English).
Terminal Example:
:L2
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["L2", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
Px: Select parser
Select the text parsing engine to be used during text-to-speech conversion:
0: DECtalk
1: Epson
See the Parser Selection, page
9,
for usage information and parser details.
This setting will remain in effect until another value is entered or Emic 2
is powered off. Upon power-up,
the default value is 1 (Epson).
Terminal Example:
:P0
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["P0", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
R: Revert to default text-to-speech settings
Resets the user-configurable text-to-speech settings to their default,
power-up configuration:
. Voice = 0 (Paul)
. Volume = 0 dB
. Rate = 200 words/minute
. Language = 0 (US English)
. Parser = 1 (Epson)
list end
Terminal Example:
:R
:
BS2 Example:
SEROUT EMIC_TX, EmicBaud, ["R", CR]
SERIN EMIC_RX, EmicBaud, [WAIT(":")]
C: Print current text-to-speech settings
Displays the current values of the user-configurable text-to-speech
settings.
Terminal Example:
:C
Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Settings:
Voice = 3 (Ursula)
Volume = 0 dB
Rate = 160 words/minute
Language = 0 (US English)
Parser = 0 (DECtalk)
:
I: Print version information
Displays version information for the Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module. This data
is useful for
troubleshooting and debugging.
. EMIC FW: Firmware version (major.minor)
. S1V30120 HW and FW: Hardware and firmware version (major.minor.revision)
of the Epson S1V30120 Voice Guidance IC used on-board Emic 2
list end
Terminal Example:
:I
Parallax Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module
Designed by Grand Idea Studio [www.grandideastudio.com]
Manufactured and distributed by Parallax [support@parallax.com]
EMIC FW = 1.0
S1V30120 HW = 4.2
S1V30120 FW = 2.1.6 [0x2551_25]
:
H: Print list of available commands
Lists all available commands for the Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module.
Terminal Example:
:H
Emic 2 Command List:
Sx Convert text-to-speech: x = message (1023 byte maximum)
Dx Play demonstration message: x = 0 (Speaking), 1 (Singing), 2 (Spanish)
<more commands listed, but not shown in this example>
:
Parser Selection
Emic 2 provides a choice of text parsing engines: Epson or DECtalk.
Both will process incoming text strings and generate synthesized speech, but
there are differences in
control and customization of the resulting output. Each parser's specific
functionality is incompatible with
the other. Choosing which parser to use ultimately depends on what sort of
speech output you desire for
a particular text string.
See the Sample Text String section, page
11,
for examples that use specific features of the Epson and
DECtalk parsers.
Epson Parser
The Epson parser is the default setting upon Emic 2 power-up. It allows
on-the-fly, dynamic changes of
emphasis, pitch, voice selection, and speaking rate to take place within a
text using embedded mark-up
control symbols:
\/ Decrease pitch
/\ Increase pitch
Increase speaking rate
<< Decrease speaking rate
__ Emphasize the next word
## Whisper the next word
:-)x Select voice (x = 0-8) (See the "Nx" command, page
6,
for corresponding voice names)
DECtalk Parser
The DECtalk parser is intended for advanced users and allows the finest
control and customization of
speech output by providing direct access to the internal parameters of the
DECtalk 5.0.E1 text-to-speech
synthesizer engine.
Dynamic customization using the DECtalk parser requires the correct usage of
specialized commands and
their associated parameters. Incorrect usage of the DECtalk commands may
result in improper or
unintelligible speech output. Please refer to the Epson/Fonix DECtalk 5.0.E1
User Manual available on the
Emic 2 product page
(www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/emic-2-text-to-speech-module/)
for full
command details and phonetic symbols.
Only a subset of the DECtalk commands are supported by the Emic 2
Text-to-Speech Module:
[:comma] Set the length of a comma pause (in milliseconds)
[:dv] Customize voice parameters (save option not supported)
[:mode] Set how text is processed/parsed (no e-mail parsing supported)
[:name] Set the current speaking voice (numbers only: 0-8)
[:period] Set the length of a period pause (in milliseconds)
[:phoneme] Enable phonemic interpretation of subsequent text
[:pitch] Modify the pitch of uppercase letters
[:pronounce] Set the type of pronunciation for the subsequent word
[:punct] Set how punctuation marks are handled
[:rate] Set speaking rate
[:say] Specify when speaking begins
[:skip] Skip a selected part of text pre-processing
[:sync] Makes a command synchronous to allow it to be processed before
synthesis
continues
A large archive of songs intended for use with the DECtalk 4.40 or earlier
text-to-speech synthesizer
engine can be found at
www.theflameofhope.co/SONGS.html.
Some commands and/or phonemes used
in those text strings may need to be modified in order to work properly with
the newer DECtalk 5.0.E1
version implemented by Emic 2.
Special Characters
Emic 2 expects characters that conform to the ISO-8859-1 Latin character set
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ISO/IEC_8859-1).
Along with standard alphanumeric characters, the
character set also contains accents, symbols, and foreign characters
(ranging from 0xA0 to 0xFF) that
may not have specific keyboard keys assigned to them.
Emic 2 provides an easy method to enter single-byte hexadecimal character
codes from any host by using
an escape sequence "\xhh" (where hh is two hex digits). For example, to use
the letter ñ (n-tilde, which
has a hexadecimal value of 0xF1), enter the text "\xF1" within your text
string.
On the Windows operating system, if the desired character is unavailable on
your keyboard, you can
insert the character directly by pressing a special key combination: Hold
down the ALT key and enter the
four digit decimal equivalent of the character in the numeric keypad section
of the keyboard. For
example, for the letter ñ (n-tilde), press ALT-0241.
On the Mac OS X operating system, most of the special character codes in its
default MacRoman
character set are not compatible with the ISO-8859-1 character set. Thus, if
you try to enter special
characters directly from a keyboard using OS X, Emic 2 may return an error
or speak characters you were
not expecting. In this case, it is recommended to use the above-mentioned
escape sequence.
Other operating systems may also support direct insertion of special
characters. Please refer to the
specific operating system documentation for details.
Sample Text Strings
This section contains sample text strings that demonstrate varied variety of
speech outputs from the Emic
2 Text-to-Speech Module. To use, first ensure that the correct parser is
selected. Then, copy the desired
text string and pass it to Emic 2 with the "S" command.
Epson Parser
All 9 voices in a single text string
My Emic has a :-)0 voice :-)1 voice :-)2 voice :-)3 voice:-)4 voice :-)5
voice:-)6 voice :-)7 voice:-)8 voice.
English Introduction
(Built-in demonstration message #0)
:-)0 Hello everyone. My name is Emic 2. I am the next generation
text-to-speech module created by
Grand Idea Studio. I can ##whisper ##very ##quietly. I can change to 1 of 9
voices. For example, from
Paul :-)1 to Harry :-)4 to Dennis :-)8 to Wendy. :-)0 I can also /\/\
increase my pitch. /\/\ And increase
my pitch again. >>>> Then speak faster >>>> and even faster >>>> and even
faster again.
<<<<<<<<<<<< \/\/\/\/ And then go back to normal.
Spanish Introduction
(Built-in demonstration message #2) (Language must be set to Castilian
Spanish)
:-)0 Hola. Me llamo Emic numero 2. Ahora puedo hablar espa\xF1ol! Soy la
pr\xF3xima generacion de
texto a voz modulo creado por Grand Idea Studio. Yo puedo ##susurrar ##en
##voz ##muy ##baja.
Yo puedo cambiar a una de las nueve voces. Por ejemplo, de Paulo :-)1 a
Francisco :-)4 a Enrique :-)8 a
Beatriz. :-)0 Tambien puedo /\/\ aumentar mi tono. /\/\ y aumentar mi tono
otra vez. >> Entonces
hablar mas r\xE1pido. >> y aun mas r\xE1pido >> y aun mas r\xE1pido otra
vez. <<<<<< \/\/\/\/ Y
luego volver a la normalidad.
DECtalk Parser
Robotic monotone
[:rate 200][:n0][:dv ap 90 pr 0] All your base are belong to us.
Singing "Daisy Bell"
(Built-in demonstration message #1),
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Daisy_Bell
[:phone arpa speak on][:rate 200][:n0][dey<650,22>ziy<600,19>
dey<650,15>ziy<600,10>
gih<200,12>v miy<200,14> yurr<200,15> ae<400,12>nsax<200,15>r duw<750,10>
_<400,10>][:n0][ay<600,17>m hxae<500,22>f kr ey<650,19>ziy<600,15>
ao<200,12>ll
fao<200,14>r dhax<200,15> llah<400,17>v ao<200,19>v yu<750,17>
_<400,17>][:n0][ih<200,19>t
wow<200,20>nt biy<200,19> ax<200,17> stay<500,22>llih<200,19>sh
mae<350,17>rih<400,15>jh<150,15>][:n0][ay<200,17> kae<400,19>nt
ax<200,15>fow<400,12>rd
ax<200,15> kae<350,12>rih<400,10>jh<150,10>][:n0][bah<200,10>t yu<500,15>d
lluh<200,19>k
swiy<400,17>t ah<200,10>p ao<500,15>n dhax<200,19> siy<200,17>t ao<200,17>v
ah<200,19>
bay<200,22>six<200,19>kel<200,15> bih<400,17>llt fao<200,10>r
tuw<800,15>][:n0]
Singing "Happy Birthday"
[:phone arpa speak on][:rate 200][:n0][hxae<300,10>piy<300,10>
brrrx<600,12>th<100>dey<600,10>tuw<600,15> yu<1200,14>_<300>
hxae<300,10>piy<300,10>
brrrx<600,12>th<100>dey<600,10> tuw<600,17>yu<1200,15>_<300>
hxae<300,10>piy<300,10>
brrrx<600,22>th<100>dey<600,19> dih<600,15>r
eh<600,14>m<100,12>ih<350,12>k_<120>_<300> hxae<300,20>piy<300,20>
brrrx<600,19>th<100>dey<600,15> tuw<600,17> yu<1200,15>][:n0]
Singing "The Star-Spangled Banner"
(The text exceeds the maximum allowable 1023 characters per message, so it
must be split into two
messages)
[:phone arpa speak on][:rate 100][:n0][ow<200,18>ow<200,15> sey<400,11>
kae<400,15>n
yu<400,18>w siy<600,23> _<300> bay<350,27> dhah<50,25> dao<400,23>nz
rr<400,15>ll
iy<400,17> llay<600,18>t _<300> wah<200>t sow<200> praw<600,27>dlliy<200,25>
wiy<400,23>
hxey<400,22>eld _<300> ae<300,20>t dhah<100,22> tway<400,23> llay<400>ts
llae<400,18>st
glliy<400,15>m iy<200,11>nx _<300> hxuw<300,18>z brao<100,15>d
stray<400,11>ps
ae<400,15>nd bray<400,18>t stah<600,23>rz _<300> thruw<300,27> dhah<100,25>
peh<400,23>
rrel<400,15> ah<400,17>s fay<600,18>t _<300> ow<200,18>r dhah<200,18>
rrae<600,27>mpah<200,25>rts wiy<400,23> waa<600,22>cht wrr<300,20>
sow<100,22>
gae<400,23>llah<400>ent lliy<400,18> striy<400,15>miy<200,11>nx _<300>][:n0]
[:phone arpa speak on][:rate 100][:n0][ae<300,27>nd dhah<100> raa<400>
keh<400,28>ts r
eh<400,30>d glley<700>r _<300> dhah<100,28> baa<400,27>mz
brr<400,25>stih<400,27>nx
ih<400,28>n ey<600>r _<300> gey<400>v pruw<600,27>f thruw<200,25>
dhah<400,23>
nay<900,22>t dhae<300,20>d aw<100,22>rr fllae<400,23>g wah<400,15>
stih<400,17>ll
dheh<600,18>r _<300> ow<400> sey<400,23> dah<400>z dhae<200,23>ae<200,22>t
stah<400,20>r spae<400>ngel<400>d bae<400,25>nrr<200,28>rr<200,27>
yxeh<200,25>eh<200,23>t wey<800,23>ey<150,25>ey<150,23>ey<1200,22>v _<900>
fow<300,18>rdhah<300> llae<900,23>ae<400,25>nd ah<300,27>v dhah<300,28>
friy<1000,30>iy<1000,35> _<900> ae<300,23>nd dhah<300,25> hxow<1000,27>m
_<600>
ah<300,28>v dhah<1000,25> brrey<1500,23>v _<900>][:n0]
Certain characters are not spoken
The following characters are not spoken by Emic 2 during a text-to-speech
conversion. If you'd like any
of these specific characters to be spoken, simply use the text equivalent in
your text string (For example,
"less than" instead of "<").

table with 7 columns and 12 rows
Character
ISO-8859-1 Hex Code
Description

Character
ISO-8859-1 Hex Code
Description
(
0x28
Left parenthesis
®
0xAE
Registered sign
<
0x3C
Less than
¯
0xAF
Macron
[
0x5B
Left square bracket
´
0xB4
Acute accent
{
0x7B
Left curly bracket
¸
0xB8
Cedilla
|
0x7C
Vertical bar
º
0xBA
Masculine ordinal indicator
NBSP
0xA0
No-break space
Ð
0xD0
Latin capital letter eth
¤
0xA4
Currency sign
×
0xD7
Multiplication sign
¦
0xA6
Broken bar
Þ
0xDE
Latin capital letter thorn
¨
0xA8
Dieresis
÷
0xF7
Division sign
¬
0xAC
Not sign
þ
0xFE
Latin small letter thorn
SHY
0xAD
Soft hyphen
ÿ
0xFF
Latin small letter y with dieresis
table end

Electrical Characteristics
At VCC = +5.0V and TA = 25ºC unless otherwise noted

table with 7 columns and 9 rows
Parameter
Symbol
Test Conditions
Specification
Unit
Min.
Typ.
Max.
Supply Voltage
VCC
---
3.6
5.0
5.5
V
Supply Current, Idle
IIDLE
---
---
30
---
mA
Supply Current, Active
ICC
Demo #0, RL = 8 ? Volume = -38 dB Volume = 0 dB Volume = +18 dB
--- --- ---
--- --- ---
46 65 220
mA
SP+/SP- Continuous Average Output Power
PO
RL = 8 ?
---
---
300
mW
Audio Jack Impedance
JL
No load
---
10
---
?
Audio Jack Peak-to-Peak Output Voltage
JVPP
Demo #0, No load Volume = -38 dB Volume = 0 dB Volume = +18 dB
--- --- ---
--- --- ---
0.85 1.75 4.1
V
Audio Jack Peak Output Voltage
JVPK
Demo #0, No load Volume = -38 dB Volume = 0 dB Volume = +18 dB
--- --- ---
--- --- ---
0.4 1.0 2.5
V
table end

Absolute Maximum Ratings

table with 2 columns and 5 rows
Condition
Value
Operating Temperature
-20ºC to +70ºC (-4ºF to +158ºF)
Storage Temperature
-55ºC to +125ºC (-67ºF to +257ºF)
Supply Voltage (VCC)
+6.0V
Ground Voltage (VSS)
0V
table end

NOTICE: Stresses above those listed under Absolute Maximum Ratings may cause
permanent damage to
the device. This is a stress rating only and functional operation of the
device at those or any other
conditions above those indicated in the listings of this specification is
not implied. Exposure to maximum
rating conditions for extended periods may affect device reliability.
Open Source Files and Example Code
The following engineering materials are released as open source under a
Creative Commons Attribution
3.0 United States license
(http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/),
allowing free distribution and
reuse provided that proper attribution is given to the original author. The
materials are posted on the
Emic 2 product page; search "30016" at
www.parallax.com:
? Product Manual (this document)
? Schematic
? Bill-of-Materials
? Assembly Drawing
? Example Code for BASIC Stamp 2, Propeller P8X32A, and Arduino
list end
Additional Resources
? Grand Idea Studio's Emic 2 Text-to-Speech Module web page:
www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/emic-2-text-to-speech-module/
? Demonstration videos:
www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLsyTdiI7kVn8OfqhbGNipdiN_kQq5JZcC
list end
Revision History
Version 1.2
. Fixed incorrect "Print version information" command description (from "V"
to "I")
. Modified some command descriptions to include examples of communication
with a host microcontroller
. Added note to "X" and "Z" commands that no CR/LF byte is required
. Added note to Usage section regarding slow microcontrollers and possible
missing of ":" response
. Added Additional Resources to Open Source Files and Example Code section
. Minor formatting and layout changes
list end
Version 1.1
. Updated note below Connections diagram; page 2
. Added pin 6 (SP+) to Connections table; page 2
list end

----- Original Message -----
From: "Adrian Spratt via Jfw" <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
To: "The Jaws for Windows support list." <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com>
Cc: "Adrian Spratt" <Adrian@AdrianSpratt.com>
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 3:23 PM
Subject: RE: Dectalk Express, response from Emic, synth incompatible with
JAWS?


Hi, Dennis and listers.

First, can you by any chance suggest how I might incorporate this command
string into my system?

Second, I wrote to the manufacturer of Emic, the company which produces
the synthesizer you alerted me to. Unfortunately, they believe the synth
won't work with JAWS. I wonder if you, or anyone else on the list, can
think how the problem might be overcome. Here's the text of the company
rep's response:

I am not familiar with JAWS readers however from what I've on Youtube and
Google I don't believe it does. Mainly because the Emic text-to-speech
module requires serial communication from a device such as a micro
controller either a Basic Stamp, Propeller or an Arduino. It has to be
triggered in a very specific way which is why you need a microcontroller.

https://www.parallax.com/sites/default/files/downloads/30016-Emic-2-Text-To-Speech-Documentation-v1.2.pdf

https://www.parallax.com/product/30016

-----Original Message-----
From: Jfw [mailto:jfw-bounces@lists.the-jdh.com] On Behalf Of Dennis Clark
via Jfw
Sent: Friday, November 13, 2015 8:38 AM
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Subject: Re: Dectalk Express, pitch higher in JAWS 17

Hi Adrian,
Seems weird, but perhaps Jaws is sending a command string to the DEC talk
when Jaws loads. I'm posting a link below which will take you to a page
which discusses, demonstrates and has some documentation for a current
text
to speech chip which is sort of the current DEC talk. There is a DEC talk
manual on the page which should give command strings for the chip which
may
still be valid for your DEC talk. The link is:

http://www.grandideastudio.com/portfolio/emic-2-text-to-speech-module/

I will keep pondering this one, and let you know if I think of anything.
best,
Dennis


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Subject: Dectalk Express, pitch higher in JAWS 17


I'm trying to figure out how to restore the pitch of my preferred voice,
Paul, in JAWS 17. It is much higher than in previous versions of JAWS. I
don't know why this should be, since I wouldn't have thought JAWS had
anything to do with pitch. I find no pitch control in the JAWS voice
menus, other than for uppercase letters. I'm unaware of any pitch control
in Dectalk Express itself.

I've experimented with the other voice options on my version of Dectalk
Express, but I can't stand any of them. also, I've set the speed setting
to exactly the same rate as I've had it before.

This is obscure for most JAWS users, but does anyone have any ideas?
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Anyburn VS. Burnaware

Peter Donahue
 

Good afternoon everyone,

I read through the information about Anyburn last night and plan to install it on our machines to check it out. I like the idea of having a free CD ripper included with Anyburn. So far as I can tell Burnaware does not include a CD ripper in addition to a burner. Like Anyburn Burnaware also works great with Jaws.

We have had an issue with Burnaware and are curious to know if anyone else has had this happen when burning CDS. Since some of the presentations we burn to CD are quite long we burn them as MP3 files instead of burning them as audio CDS so the entire presentation fits on a single CD. On a few occasions when using Burnaware to burn some files to CD Burnaware reports that the MP3 CD was burned successfully but when we attempt to play the CD using Windows Media Player Media Player fails to play the CD. Prior to burning the files we always check to be sure that the source files aren't corrupt. They play from our hard drives and from the cloud without difficulty but when burnt to a CD despite Burnaware's claim to the contrary the CDS won't play using a hardware player or a software media player. Even when multiple attempts to burn these files to CD were done the files in question still failed to burn to CD successfully using Burnaware. All we end up doing is creating coasters. These are CDS that fail to burn or play back properly. About the only thing they're good for is for use as coasters for drinking glasses or for a one-way trip to the trash bin. It's a good way to waste valuable CDS. Perhaps burning these same files with Anyburn may yield more positive results. Fortunately most of the CDS we've created using Burnaware play without problems using hardware and software playback systems.

Given all I've described above have others had this issue with Burnaware and how did you solve it? Has this also happened with Anyburn? Sorry to go a drift here but we were talking about CD burning and ripping software that is Jaws-friendly. All the best.

Peter Donahue



Peter Tesar via Jfw wrote:

thanks for the AnyBurn suggestion. My initial observations are good. JAWS identifies the buttons and combo boxes.

There are some graphics buttons that I have to figure if they are important and need labeling.

Peter T

On 2015-11-14 12:04 PM, joseph weakland via Jfw wrote:
if anyone has used the anyburn cd burning software do you know if there is any audio podcasts on program?
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Re: what does this mean

Kimsan <kimsansong@...>
 

Yep and tried a few moments ago too. Same thing. How weird.

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Subject: Re: what does this mean

Did you try again later?
It sounds like a glitch between your pc and the ISP.


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Re: anyburn query

Peter Tesar
 

thanks for the AnyBurn suggestion. My initial observations are good. JAWS identifies the buttons and combo boxes.

There are some graphics buttons that I have to figure if they are important and need labeling.

Peter T

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Re: what does this mean

john.falter
 

Did you try again later?
It sounds like a glitch between your pc and the ISP.

On 11/15/2015 3:10 AM, Kimsan via Jfw wrote:
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what does this mean

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I try to access my subscription page for this mailing list and it says Print

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Re: Languages

Soronel Haetir
 

I'm not sure that it can be done with a single hotkey but you can
change voice profiles with jaws+scrl+s, and you can create a voice
profile that uses a different language synthesizer by default.

But I would say that is generally the wrong approach, instead I would
add Japanese to the region and language settings control panel, and if
you then switch between the system regions programs that can deal with
that will automatically pick up on it.

If you add an additional language profile like that you can then
switch between them with alt+left shift.

On 11/14/15, Keight Best via Jfw <jfw@lists.the-jdh.com> wrote:
Hello again!!
This is the most I have posted here in quite a long time. My next
question is...well, let me give you some background first.
I will be applying to a school in Japan and learning Japanese as well.
So, this is going to be something important to me.
I know you can change language settings in JAWS, but I'm unsure how
and unsure how I would go about applying something like a hotkey to
switch between ENglish and Japanese languages with JAWS.
Can anyone help?

Thank you again!
Sincerely,
CAitlin

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Re: Book Marks.

David Moore
 

Hi Carliss,
Here is how you get to your bookmarks. First, press alt to open up the Chrome menu. Now, downarrow a couple of times and press b for bookmark. When you hear bookmark, press the right arrow to open that up. Next, down arrow through them or press first letter navigation. When you hear wich one you want, press enter to open it up. Take care. David Moore (list win10 Moderator)

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Subject: Book Marks.

Listers,

I need some one to tell me how to get to my book mard in Crome. I tried
twice to download the tutorial for Crome, but wasn't able,, and now I have
websites I want to go to and don't know how.

Thanks!





Carliss

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Languages

Keight Best <bestca21@...>
 

Hello again!!
This is the most I have posted here in quite a long time. My next
question is...well, let me give you some background first.
I will be applying to a school in Japan and learning Japanese as well.
So, this is going to be something important to me.
I know you can change language settings in JAWS, but I'm unsure how
and unsure how I would go about applying something like a hotkey to
switch between ENglish and Japanese languages with JAWS.
Can anyone help?

Thank you again!
Sincerely,
CAitlin

--
Caitlin Best
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/despairsray/