RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Does Java Access Bridge Work in 3.5.4?

2012-06-01 Thread David Goldfield
Hi. The issue with JAB not working in 3.5.0 was fixed in 3.5.1 and I'm currently running 3.5.3 on a 32-bit Win7 machine with JAB 2.0.2. I installed JAB 2.0.2 using a nifty lieelt program called Jwin written by Jamal Mazrui. Jwin automatically downloads and installs the correct version of JAB

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Does Java Access Bridge Work in 3.5.4?

2012-06-01 Thread David Goldfield
OK, Libo 3.5.4 seems to work with JAB 2.0.2. I haven't done exhaustive testing but menus read and I can use arrow keys to read text within a Writer document. If JAB wasn't working menus and arrow keys would be silent. David -Original Message- From: David Goldfield [mailto:dgold

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Does Java Access Bridge Work in 3.5.4?

2012-06-01 Thread David Goldfield
Stuart, I also attempted to manually install JAB 2.0.2 and could not get NVDA to read the program and it was probably due to a similar error. I honestly do not understand why Oracle does not release an executable which nicely installs JAB as they did with 2.0.1. Jwin did a great job and it's

[libreoffice-accessibility] Issue with LibreOffice 3.5.4 Accessibility

2012-06-29 Thread David Goldfield
Hi. A few weeks ago I downloaded the latest version of LibreOffice but hadn't used it until today. I'm using it with NVDA 2012.2.1 with the latest version of Java access Bridge and the latest Java runtime for version 6. I'm experiencing the following problem. When I open LibreOffice Writer I

[libreoffice-accessibility] LibreOffice 3.5.5 and Screen Reader Accessibility

2012-07-12 Thread David Goldfield
Hello. A while ago I wrote about accessibility-related issues I was having with Libo 3.5.4 and NVDA 2012.2.1. In this situation I was unable to consistently obtain feedback while moving the caret through my document with arrow keys. I was dismayed to see the same results with 3.5.5 even

[libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with my JRE

2012-10-05 Thread David Goldfield
.) I'm still getting a JRE is defective message when I enable a.t. support from LO. Can anybody give me some ideas as to what I can try? David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with my JRE

2012-10-09 Thread David Goldfield
under accessibility settings but I still find that I have no access with LO 3.6 and NVDA 2012.2.1. David David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA  19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX:  215-922-0692 mailto:dgold...@asb.org http://www.asb.org

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with myJRE

2012-10-09 Thread David Goldfield
, patience and the time you are taking to explain as well as to verify these issues. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA  19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX:  215-922-0692 mailto:dgold...@asb.org http://www.asb.org Serving Philadelphia's

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with myJRE

2012-10-09 Thread David Goldfield
a series of components and reinstall them all over again. However, I think we should be willing to at least try these suggestions if it means that the feedback which results from doing so can be used by developers to fix bugs in future releases. David Goldfield Computer Technology

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with myJRE

2012-10-09 Thread David Goldfield
Stuart, This is a good question. This is a Win7 32-bit machine. David David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA  19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX:  215-922-0692 mailto:dgold...@asb.org http://www.asb.org Serving Philadelphia's

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with myJRE

2012-10-09 Thread David Goldfield
at the same command prompt? Stuart -Original Message- From: David Goldfield [mailto:dgold...@asb.org] Sent: Tuesday, October 09, 2012 12:44 PM To: accessibility@global.libreoffice.org Subject: RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Latest Libo Won't Play Nice with myJRE Stuart, This is a good question

[libreoffice-accessibility] Many, Many Thanks for Accessibility Fix

2013-08-23 Thread David Goldfield
into the 4.1 branch soon? Again, thank you so, so much for this much-needed fix!!! David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold...@asb.org www.asb.orghttp://www.asb.org Serving

[libreoffice-accessibility] Question about using Libreoffice with New version of Java from Ninite

2013-08-23 Thread David Goldfield
installer do something different or unusual regarding the JAB? David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold...@asb.org www.asb.orghttp://www.asb.org Serving Philadelphia's

[libreoffice-accessibility] Libo 4.0.5 and Accessibility/Follow-up

2013-08-23 Thread David Goldfield
to Libreoffice. I'm not sure what Ninite is doing which is different from GW Micro's Access Bridge installer, but using their installer fixed my problems. Does anyone know why this is? David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Libo 4.0.5 and Accessibility/Follow-up

2013-08-27 Thread David Goldfield
technology support checkbox. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA  19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX:  215-922-0692 mailto:dgold...@asb.org http://www.asb.org Serving Philadelphia's and the nation's blind and visually impaired population since

[libreoffice-accessibility] Comments on using Calc 4.0.5 with NVDA

2013-08-28 Thread David Goldfield
in OpenOffice, I noticed that OpenOffice does not have this bug and allows me to just hear the cell and its corresponding data while arrowing through the spreadsheet. Again, Libreoffice only begins reading too much information after I enter data into a cell. David Goldfield Computer Technology

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Libo 4.0.5 and Accessibility/Follow-up

2013-08-28 Thread David Goldfield
to see the developers take this a few steps further by implementing the changes you outlined in your message during the installation process, to make it easier for new users. However, I'll be sure to save this message for the future. Thank you for these instructions. David Goldfield Computer

[libreoffice-accessibility] Issue Resolved/NVDA Reading too Much Information in Calc

2013-09-04 Thread David Goldfield
the formula bar enabled. I am so thrilled that I now have good access to Writer and Calc again. I have filed this info in NV Access's bug tracker. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold

[libreoffice-accessibility] Libreoffice 4.1.1 and accessibility Support

2013-09-04 Thread David Goldfield
in the list of JRE installations. I'm wondering if the installation could manage this a bit better so that it might check the JRE, especially if only one is installed. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX

[libreoffice-accessibility] Libreoffice 4.1.2 with NVDA/Issues with using pgup and pgdn Keys within a Document

2013-10-04 Thread David Goldfield
to track my progress in the document. Interestingly, I don't see this happening with OpenOffice 4.0. With their version of writer, pressing page-up or page-down reads the first line of the new screen, as you would expect. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th

[libreoffice-accessibility] LibreOffice 4.2/Accessibility Appears to be Working

2014-01-30 Thread David Goldfield
. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold...@asb.org www.asb.orghttp://www.asb.org Give a Donation http://asb.org/index.php?option=com_jdonation Serving

[libreoffice-accessibility] LibreOffice 4.2 and JAWS 15

2014-01-30 Thread David Goldfield
of a document using the ctrl-home key I hear JAWS say Edit has flows to This does not occur with NVDA. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold...@asb.org www.asb.orghttp

[libreoffice-accessibility] LibreOffice 4.2 and Window-eyes 8.4

2014-01-30 Thread David Goldfield
this to GW Micro but I'm wondering if anybody can confirm my findings. So far, NVDA seems to be providing the best level of accessibility support. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold

[libreoffice-accessibility] Question about Downloading LibreOffice/Where's the Helppack?

2014-03-07 Thread David Goldfield
Hi. I see that libreoffice.org has a new Web page. In the download section I'm unable to find the link to download the external helppack file. Has this been removed? David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX

[libreoffice-accessibility] Comments/NVDA 2014.1 RC4 and LibreOffice Calc 4.2.1

2014-03-07 Thread David Goldfield
says the word zero as I move across cells, which I feel is a serious bug. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold...@asb.org www.asb.orghttp://www.asb.org Serving

[libreoffice-accessibility] JAWS 15 and Calc 4.2.1

2014-03-07 Thread David Goldfield
For kicks, I fired up JAWS 15.0.7023, the latest build, and tested it with Calc. With JAB enabled, I receive absolutely no feedback as I navigate through cells. Could someone confirm this who has JAWS 15? David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Question about Downloading LibreOffice/Where's the Helppack?

2014-03-07 Thread David Goldfield
The help packs are also nice as screen readers usually voice the help tips automatically when moving through controls and menu options. I hope TDF didn't eliminate them. I suppose they could include them with the installer and allow it to be enabled/disabled as a user option. David Goldfield

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Question about Downloading LibreOffice/Where's the Helppack?

2014-03-07 Thread David Goldfield
Sophie, Thanks so much for your offer. I actually have the file and so don't need it for myself. I was just perusing the new page and was looking for it and could not locate it. I'll try again, however ... David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor ASB 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Using LibreOffice 4.2.5 with Screen Readers

2014-06-20 Thread David Goldfield
Stuart, Thanks for the information. I guess I expected it to work as I thought that Iaccessible2 was enabled if use experimental features was checked. Still, no worries. I'll try the 4.3 RC. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor Associated Services for the Blind Visually Impaired

[libreoffice-accessibility] Using LibreOffice Calc 4.3 with NVDA 2014.2

2014-06-24 Thread David Goldfield
should hear a1 b1 etc. If cell A1 contains data, that data should be read along with the cell address but it is not. These navigation bugs don't exist in OpenOffice 4.1, if that knowledge is of any use to LO developers. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th

[libreoffice-accessibility] More Inconsistent Accessibility Issues with LibreOffice Calc 4.3 RC1 and Screen readers

2014-06-27 Thread David Goldfield
at seeing more accessibility being implemented in these suites and I'd like to do anything I can to assist in making this happen. I'm not a programmer but I'm happy to test and report findings. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Removing commands from formatting menu

2014-07-10 Thread David Goldfield
to learn more about what I know and what I do, if needed. http://www.davidgoldfield.info David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor Associated Services for the Blind Visually Impaired 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia PA 19107 Tel. 215-627-0600 ext 3277 Fax. 215-922-0692 mailto:dgold

[libreoffice-accessibility] Libreoffice 4.3 and Calc with NVDA

2014-07-31 Thread David Goldfield
. However, I'm open to suggestions as to techniques I could try in order to improve Calc's accessibility. Thanks for all you're doing. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Libreoffice 4.3 and Calc with NVDA

2014-08-01 Thread David Goldfield
Stuart, Thanks for the URLs. I was just about to file a bug and this has pretty much saved me the trouble of doing this. I'd like to add one thing regarding how NVDA reads spreadsheet data. Some users may already be aware of this but others who don't know this will drive themselves crazy even

[libreoffice-accessibility] Definite Progress/Calc Accessibility Issues with NVDA

2014-11-03 Thread David Goldfield
I added a comment to bug 81264 but I am so excited I wanted to post this to the list as well. I just did some testing with Calc Version: 4.4.0.0.alpha1+ Build ID: d9473f25380c627966b4406cc4cdfaafcf44bc37 TinderBox: Win-x86@51-TDF, Branch:MASTER, Time: 2014-11-03_04:24:26 with the latest NVDA

[libreoffice-accessibility] Message from Symantec Endpoint Protection while Removing LibreOffice Test Build

2014-11-06 Thread David Goldfield
.tmp Suspicious.Clou... Quarantined Heuristic Virus Is this a false positive? I am assuming so but felt that I should ask. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold...@asb.orgmailto:dgold

[libreoffice-accessibility] Libo 4.3.4.1/We're Cooking

2014-11-18 Thread David Goldfield
with the test builds. Gentlemen, nice work and many thanks. If you ever make your way to Philadelphia, I'd be honored to buy you lunch. David Goldfield Computer Technology Instructor 919 Walnut Street 4th Floor Philadelphia, PA 19107 215-627-0600 ext 3277 FAX: 215-922-0692 dgold

RE: Re : [libreoffice-accessibility] Re: LO and Mac

2014-12-03 Thread David Goldfield
Hi. I've been a screen reader user since 1991 when I started out with DOS 3.X and so I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have about this topic. When you are dependent on using a screen reader, it helps if you can memorize shortcut keys. The more keys you can memorize, the more

RE: Re : [libreoffice-accessibility] Re: LO and Mac

2014-12-05 Thread David Goldfield
To: David Goldfield Cc: accessibility@global.libreoffice.org Subject: Re: Re : [libreoffice-accessibility] Re: LO and Mac Hi :) Thanks :)) I didn't know about Alt being a way to get into or out of menus/ribbon-bar. On Ubuntu it brings up the HUD which allows people to type in what they want to do

[libreoffice-accessibility] LibreOffice 4.4/Quite Nice

2015-02-01 Thread David Goldfield
Today, I installed LO 4.4 and opened Calc using NVDA 2014.4. I must say that someone must have been doing some work quite recently. With 4.3, we had accessibility but I believe it was necessary to move to the formula bar and then move back to the worksheet in order to reliably hear cell

[libreoffice-accessibility] Trying to subscribe

2015-02-01 Thread David Goldfield
http://www.davidgoldfield.info David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist -- To unsubscribe e-mail to: accessibility+unsubscr...@global.libreoffice.org Problems? http://www.libreoffice.org/get-help/mailing-lists/how-to-unsubscribe/ Posting guidelines + more: http

[libreoffice-accessibility] List Subscription Issues

2015-02-01 Thread David Goldfield
Hello. I have successfully managed to join this list via this Gmail address but I had some difficulty with other email accounts. The address that I wanted to use for this list was david dot goldfield at outlook dot com substituting the dot and at for appropriate punctuation. I used the address

[libreoffice-accessibility] Question/Help Tips in Pull-down Menus

2015-03-24 Thread David Goldfield
or Edit menus. I'm not sure when this changed but I notice that those help texts or tool tips aren't reading, although they are when navigating from within the Options dialogs. I'm just curious if those messages were removed or is it an unintended omission? David Goldfield Computer Technology

RE: [libreoffice-accessibility] Question/Help Tips in Pull-down Menus

2015-03-25 Thread David Goldfield
Hi, Stuart. After trying to figure out what might have been causing the problem I did check those settings a while ago and both options are checked. -Original Message- From: V Stuart Foote [mailto:vstuart.fo...@utsa.edu] Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:27 AM To:

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] More on selecting text with a screen reader

2015-03-04 Thread David Goldfield
more suggestions as to what I might try. Many thanks, Ed P.S. Apologies David if you see this twice. I didn’t spot when I replied originally that my message went to you instead of just the list. On 3 Mar 2015, at 09:10, David Goldfield dgoldfield1...@gmail.com wrote: Edward, I am not using

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Selecting text with a screen reader

2015-03-03 Thread David Goldfield
Edward, I am not using the current still release but am using 4.4.0 fresh (haven't installed 4.4.1 yet.) With this version, I am unable to duplicate the issues you're experiencing regarding selecting lines of text in Writer. I am able to hear text which is being selected as I use shift

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Question/Help Tips in Pull-down Menus

2015-03-27 Thread David Goldfield
they are all there, but is there a specific panel that you recall a more complete help sounding for? Let me know and I can check for it. Stuart From: David Goldfield Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2015 11:51 AM To: V Stuart Foote Subject: RE: [libreoffice

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Problem using Libre office accessibility features

2016-05-24 Thread David Goldfield
Hi. I have NVDA and Window-Eyes at home and am willing to do a bit of ad hoc testing during the long weekend. I'll submit a report, hopefully by May 30. On 5/24/2016 5:52 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote: @Alan, Alan-2 wrote Good evening, I've just installed Latest Libre office on my new

[libreoffice-accessibility] About to Download LO5.1

2016-02-12 Thread David Goldfield
I just discovered that 5.1 is out and am planning to download it today. I have not had as much as time as I would have liked to perform any accessibility testing with this latest version. therefore, I'm just curious as to whether there are any accessibility issues in 5.1 that are not in the

[libreoffice-accessibility] Initial Comments with LibreOffice 5.1 and Screen Readers

2016-02-27 Thread David Goldfield
As I stated in a previous reply which I sent to this list, I'm running Windows 10 Pro, 64-bit edition with NVDA 2016.1 and Window-Eyes 9.3. Thankfully, the accessibility experience appears to be what I'm used to with older versions of LibreOffice. There is an odd issue with Calc which I

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] About to Download LO5.1

2016-02-29 Thread David Goldfield
and also libreoffice? i use windows xp nvda 2015.3 two gb ram with libreoffice 5.0.5 and sometimes other versions before version 5.1. my locale in my system and libreoffice both is fa_ir i did not install java and java access briedge. On 2/28/16, David Goldfield <dgoldfield1...@gmail.com> wrot

Re: [libreoffice-accessibility] Windows LO with JAWS

2018-05-04 Thread David Goldfield
I would encourage users of JAWS to contact VFO at supp...@vfo.com to let them know your feelings regarding the lack of support being offered by JAWS for this excellent suite. David Goldfield, Assistive Technology Specialist WWW.David-Goldfield.Com On 5/4/2018 2:59 PM, V Stuart Foote wrote