[Loadstone] Exploration mode commands do not speak

Monty Lilburn monty at loadstone-gps.com
Wed Jul 26 07:03:15 BST 2006


Hi David,

I'm not sure this will make a difference, but itmight be worth a try to 
experiment  with the KeyPad Tone levels found in your Profile settings on 
your phone.  Sometimes when a phone produces a sound (such as a 
key-click), it will quash any sound made by a screen reader.

Monty


On Tue, 25 Jul 2006, David Tanner wrote:

> No, I tried that thinking that surely it would work, but it didn't.  It was a good idea though.
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Sandberg, Robert" <robert.sandberg at sap.com>
> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, July 25, 2006 10:42 AM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Exploration mode commands do not speak
>
>
> : Hi folks!
> : As a work around until the bug is fixed, wouldn't it help to press the
> : Talks key followed by the selection key? That should read the current
> : screen.
> : Cheers,
> : Robbie
> :
> : -----Original Message-----
> : From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> : [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty Lilburn
> : Sent: Dienstag, 25. Juli 2006 15:34
> : To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> : Subject: [Loadstone] Exploration mode commands do not speak
> :
> : Hello all,
> :
> : We have recently been made aware that on certain phones for some unclear
> :
> : reason Exploration mode commands are not functioning as expected.
> :
> : As an example, if you enter Exploration mode and attempt to move the
> : Exploration mode focus to the next point to the East (by pressing 6)
> : ,Loadstone should print the resulting point on the screen and in turn
> : will
> : speak the resulting point via your phone's screen reader.
> :
> : What seams to be happening with some people is the resulting point is
> : being displayed on the screen but the screen  reader is not speaking the
> :
> : result.
> :
> : At this point we are slightly baffled as to why this is happening.  We
> : will however track this problem down with your help.
> :
> : We need to hear from as many people as possible whether it is working
> : for
> : you or not.  If people could please post a message to the list including
> :
> : their experience that would be very much appreciated and will assist us
> : in
> : rectifying the problem.
> :
> : If you could please let us know the following:
> :
> : 1.  Are you able to receive feedback from your screen reader while
> : moving
> : around in Exploration mode (using keys 1 through 9)
> :
> : 2.  What screen reader and version are you using?
> :
> : 3.  What make and model of phone are you using?  (The firmware version
> : would be useful to know as well)  To find out your Nokia phone's
> : firmware
> : version, type: star number sign zero zero zero zero and number sign.
> : (Number sign = hash)
> :
> : 4.  Are you using Loadstone in conjunction with a GPS receiver?  If so,
> : what make and model are you using?
> :
> : Again, even if this is working fine for you if you could let us know
> : that
> : would be very useful!  That way we can rule in or out potential causes!
> :
> : We will try and fix this as soon as possible as we can imagine it must
> : be
> : quite annoying though it works fine on each of the Developer's phones -
> : granted none of which are running the latest screen readers or are new
> : themselves!
> :
> : Thanks,
> :   Monty
> :
> :
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