moderated how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles


John Covici
 

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are
subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text
which changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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JM Casey
 

That's a good question.
There are times when JAWS seems to randomly just start reading the subtitles
as they go, but ti's definitely not consistent -- also definitely not
something you want all of the time.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 1, 2022 02:31 PM
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Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are
subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which
changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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Zel Iscel
 

Hi,
I just press Alt and Tab to switch to another window and press it again to return to the player.
Cheers
Zel

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Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 3:13 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

That's a good question.
There are times when JAWS seems to randomly just start reading the subtitles as they go, but ti's definitely not consistent -- also definitely not something you want all of the time.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 1, 2022 02:31 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

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covici@...


Zel Iscel
 

Oh sorry! Please ignore my previous email.
There should be a button in youtube to turn subtitles on and off.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 2:31 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

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How do
you spend it?

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John Covici
 

But its in the same window, on youtube.

On Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:54:22 -0400,
Zel Iscel wrote:

Hi,
I just press Alt and Tab to switch to another window and press it again to return to the player.
Cheers
Zel


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of JM Casey via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 3:13 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

That's a good question.
There are times when JAWS seems to randomly just start reading the subtitles as they go, but ti's definitely not consistent -- also definitely not something you want all of the time.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 1, 2022 02:31 PM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una
covici@...















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John Covici
 

They are on, but its just a bit of a line in the window, can't really
read it that way, no way to scroll.

On Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:56:32 -0400,
Zel Iscel wrote:

Oh sorry! Please ignore my previous email.
There should be a button in youtube to turn subtitles on and off.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 2:31 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una
covici@...










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How do
you spend it?

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covici@...


JM Casey
 

As I mentioned before, there have been times when I'm watching a video and
the screen-reader will, seemingly at random, be focused on the subtitles and
read them as the video goes on. Of course 90% of the time I don't actually
want them when this happens, and I don't know how to make this behaviour
consistent when I do.
I generally rpefer reading subtitles on a braille display at my own pace,
but I also generally watch youtube videos when I'm not at the computer.

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 3, 2022 03:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

They are on, but its just a bit of a line in the window, can't really read
it that way, no way to scroll.

On Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:56:32 -0400,
Zel Iscel wrote:

Oh sorry! Please ignore my previous email.
There should be a button in youtube to turn subtitles on and off.


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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
via groups.io
Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 2:31 AM
To: jfw@groups.io
Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

Hi. I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are
subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which
changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.

Thanks in advance for any suggestions.

--
Your life is like a penny. You're going to lose it. The question is:
How do
you spend it?

John Covici wb2una
covici@...










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Ashleigh Piccinino
 

You might want to ask the Sparrow about why this is happening. There might be a setting in Jaws somewhere, but I am not knowledgeable of it.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> on behalf of JM Casey <jmcasey@...>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2022 8:12:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles
 
As I mentioned before, there have been times when I'm watching a video and
the screen-reader will, seemingly at random, be focused on the subtitles and
read them as the video goes on. Of course 90% of the time I don't actually
want them when this happens, and I don't know how to make this behaviour
consistent when I do.
I generally rpefer reading subtitles on a braille display at my own pace,
but I also generally watch youtube videos when I'm not at the computer.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 3, 2022 03:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

They are on, but its just a bit of a line in the window, can't really read
it that way, no way to scroll.

On Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:56:32 -0400,
Zel Iscel wrote:
>
> Oh sorry! Please ignore my previous email.
> There should be a button in youtube to turn subtitles on and off.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
> via groups.io
> Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 2:31 AM
> To: jfw@groups.io
> Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles
>
> Hi.  I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are
subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which
changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.
>
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
>
> --
> Your life is like a penny.  You're going to lose it.  The question is:
> How do
> you spend it?
>
>          John Covici wb2una
>          covici@...
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>

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JM Casey
 

Hello.

I don’t think there is a *specific* setting, however I do feel it ought to be possible to configure jaws to monitor the small space where the subtitles appear and report changes. I feel like this is something I used to know how to do, even, but as I haven’t thought of such a thing in a while I’ve forgotten how.

It still may not be the best solution for subtitles, but then, I don’t think any single solution is, really – certainly my own method of getting the data in a text file and reading along with a disconnected braille display isn’t totally ideal, but at least that way, I get everything. Obviously this works best for movies with soft-coded subs.

 

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ashleigh Piccinino
Sent: October 4, 2022 09:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

 

You might want to ask the Sparrow about why this is happening. There might be a setting in Jaws somewhere, but I am not knowledgeable of it.

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From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> on behalf of JM Casey <jmcasey@...>
Sent: Monday, October 3, 2022 8:12:45 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

 

As I mentioned before, there have been times when I'm watching a video and
the screen-reader will, seemingly at random, be focused on the subtitles and
read them as the video goes on. Of course 90% of the time I don't actually
want them when this happens, and I don't know how to make this behaviour
consistent when I do.
I generally rpefer reading subtitles on a braille display at my own pace,
but I also generally watch youtube videos when I'm not at the computer.


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
Sent: October 3, 2022 03:38 PM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles

They are on, but its just a bit of a line in the window, can't really read
it that way, no way to scroll.

On Mon, 03 Oct 2022 14:56:32 -0400,
Zel Iscel wrote:
>
> Oh sorry! Please ignore my previous email.
> There should be a button in youtube to turn subtitles on and off.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of John Covici
> via groups.io
> Sent: Sunday, 2 October 2022 2:31 AM
> To: jfw@groups.io
> Subject: how to get Jaws to read youtube subtitles
>
> Hi.  I am trying to read a speech in a foreign language and there are
subtitles, but how to get Jaws to read them -- I see one line of text which
changes, but Jaws does not read it as the speech is going.
>
> Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
>
> --
> Your life is like a penny.  You're going to lose it.  The question is:
> How do
> you spend it?
>
>          John Covici wb2una
>          covici@...
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
>

--
Your life is like a penny.  You're going to lose it.  The question is:
How do
you spend it?

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