Hi David: What browser are you using? I have found that problem with Google Chrome, but not on Firefox or Internet Explorer.
Kevin Huber On 9/21/16, David via Talk <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > This has been the case, ever since the new Browse mode was introduced. > And it happens on that many sites, that it would be strange to imagine > that I would be the only one struggling wwith the following issue. My > browser is set to automatically maximize any window, and hitting > Ctrl-Shift-T does confirm the window to be fully maximized. > > > I would be reading a arbitrary website. It could be a newspaper article, > it could be an article on Wikipedia, it might be a product page of some > store, or it could be an advertisement on Ebay. Most cases all the text > will come through, and my reading is just fine. But all the sudden, the > screen reader cuts off the last character of each line. This is > annoying, to say the least, and could even lead to quite misinterpretted > text comprehension. There is, for instance, a big difference if a > product costs $165, or only $16 - all depending on whether the screen > reader will acknowledge the last character on the line. > > I even have seen several cases, where the page mainly reads just fine, > and only certain sections of the page have their characters cut off. > > Every time a new version of WE is released, I hope for the lost > character issue to have been fixed. But so far, unfortunately the > characters still go for their lunch and holiday, anywhere in cyberspace. > With the more sofisticated speech synthesizers, a word with its last > character may be mispronounced, but you could live with that (somehow). > But other synthesizers, like the AT&T ones, will start spelling out > words that are not recognized as correctly spelled. Needless to tell you > all, it is eardropping and annoying, and definitely does not speed up > productivity having to guess every word that happens to end any line in > a more lengthy article. > > Why does the new Browse mode do this kind of character cutting? Any > reason for it not to have been addressed yet? > > I already stated that it happens this often, totally cross-domain, that > it puzzles me if noone else have seen the behavior. For whatever that > might be worth, I mainly use the latest version of Firefox, and have for > all the time of the new Browse mode, even long before that. Yet, the few > times I am in Internet explorer, I seem to remember the issue showing up > there as well, so would hold nothing against one browser over the other. > The issue does not exactly make my screen reader much reliable - the way > I understand the term "reliable". > > Hope this can be addressed, and fixed before next release of the screen > reader. > > Anyone having any experience if this behavior would be the case with any > of the other screen readers on the market? > > > -- > David > > _______________________________________________ > Any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author > and do not necessarily represent those of Ai Squared. > > For membership options, visit > http://lists.window-eyes.com/options.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com/huber.kevin7%40gmail.com. > For subscription options, visit > http://lists.window-eyes.com/listinfo.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com > List archives can be found at > http://lists.window-eyes.com/private.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com > _______________________________________________ Any views or opinions presented in this email are solely those of the author and do not necessarily represent those of Ai Squared. For membership options, visit http://lists.window-eyes.com/options.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com/archive%40mail-archive.com. For subscription options, visit http://lists.window-eyes.com/listinfo.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com List archives can be found at http://lists.window-eyes.com/private.cgi/talk-window-eyes.com