Sorry, I thought I had stated that in the message, but I am mainly using Firefox. The few times I am in Internet explorer, I seem to remember the same behavior showing up, but will have to pay more attention in those cases, and will keep the list informed.
When comes to Google Chrome, I only have opened it a couple of times, and tried it on a few webpages. Some I did not find anything more accessible, and others got worse than what I find to be the case with Firefox. Besides, I do not agree in the way Google collects your browsing history, and Firefox offers me a few add-ons that speed up my productivity - like the NoScript blocking tool. I really would hate to have to switch to another browser, just because our screen reader does no longer read the information correctly off the screen. Specially so, since Firefox often is the one alternative the staff members themselves have pointed out for us to use, when things don't work. OK, I am not in for a prolonged discussion on which browser to use. Each one will have to determine for himself, depending on personal preferences, and what your browsing includes. I just meant to tell you why I am with the alternative I currently am. David On 9/21/2016 6:20 PM, Kevin Huber wrote: > 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 <email@example.com> 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