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Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


Bill in Denver On Tue, 19 Jul 2011, XEngineer wrote: When I was working with the Android emulators, I did note a considerable difference in performancce between Spiel and Talkback. For that reason, I did switch to Talkback in that arena since Spiel was much too slow. Rather than having to take some special action ...

6:10 PM (5 hours ago) by William F. Acker WB2FLW +1 303 722 7209 - 8 posts by 6 authors

RE: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


In any case, this problem doesn't seem to happen with Talkback. We have contacted the developer of Spiel and will try to fix this issue as soon as possible. ... It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that> the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader. ...

3:26 AM (19 hours ago) by Steve Nutt - 21 posts by 12 authors

RE: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 25 Messages in 14 Topics


However, if you touch the middle of the screen, the currently selected post and also its comments show up in a zoom view, and here they are propperly read by Talkback. Furthermore, you'll find an edit field to add a comment. Huddle works great and is pretty accessible btw. I think this is all for now. ...

Jul 18 (1 day ago) by Dan Mathis - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 16 Messages in 9 Topics


ATGuys.com ----- Original Message ----- From: Kwasi Mensah To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Sent: Saturday, July 02, 2011 9:25 PM Subject: Talkback and Touchscreens Hey .... It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader. ...

Jul 18 (1 day ago) by danny mathis - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback and Touchscreens


ATGuys.com ----- Original Message ----- *From: Kwasi Mensah *To: eyes...@googlegroups.com *Sent: Saturday, July 02, 2011 9:25 PM *Subject: Talkback and Touchscreens Hey everyone,Over at Ananse Productions we're making good progress on the Android version of Stem Stumper. Accessibility-wise, we've implemented ...

Jul 17 (2 days ago) by J.J. Meddaugh - 4 posts by 4 authors

RE: Of Costs and Realistic Expectations


I still stand by my stance on Android not providing free font adjustability in their OS, as this elementary feature should be a free feature just like Talkback. If Blackberry and Others can provide this, so should Google. I won't step down from this stance at all. No, this stuff doesn't always have to be free, ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Joe - 44 posts by 20 authors

RE: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack. Daniel On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com wrote: Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. Way to listen to your customers. On a slightly sad note, ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Rick Alfaro - 27 posts by 12 authors

Re: [Fwd: Re: AndRecorder - Free feedback]


The screen reader that is included with Android is called Talkback. You can find it under settings, Accessibility. when you enable it everything will be spoken. ... When you want to turn off Talkback just go back to accessibility and uncheck it. I will leave a rating for AndRecorder shortly. ...

Jul 15 (4 days ago) by Storm Dragon - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: anyone had experience with either the Sanyo Zio or Samsung Replenish?


... <http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda> http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda <http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda> http://www.linkedin.com/in/lpnalda <http://www.linkedin.com/in/lpnalda> twitter @lpnalda Deedra Waters <d...@the-brannons.com> wrote: There's also the talkback onscreen keyboard. Jarrod Jicha wrote If you ...

Jul 13 (6 days ago) by tina birenbaum - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Problems With Talkback Keyboard


Take care, Ed -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Walter Cone Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 7:08 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: Problems With Talkback Keyboard I believe you hve to use 1 or the other but you can't use both. ...

Jul 11 (7 days ago) by Edward Przybylek - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Mobile Accesability


You can direct questions about that to Code Factory by visiting the following website and submitting a help ticket with the Help Ticket link: http://www.codefactory.es/en/products.asp?id=415#video Talkback (Eyes-Free Project) and Spiel (Nolan Darilek) are free apps that speak the contents of the screen for blind ...

Jul 11 (8 days ago) by Ana G - 6 posts by 6 authors

Re: anyone had experience with either the Sanyo Zio or Samsung Replenish?


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free There's also the talkback onscreen keyboard. Jarrod Jicha wrote If you purchase MA, you get one with it, plus the ability to voice type what you want. If you don't go with MA, there is touchtype wich works pretty well. -----Original Message----- From: ...

Jul 9 (10 days ago) by Deedra Waters - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: T-mobile and new phones:


... http://myspace.com/lights_rage<BR>facebook: http://facebook.com/lightsrage<BR> ----- Original Message ----- *From: Walter Cone *To: eyes...@googlegroups.com *Sent: Friday, July 08, 2011 5:18 PM *Subject: RE: T-mobile and new phones: You may want to change your keyboard input settings to the talkback keyboard. ...

Jul 8 (11 days ago) by Jennifer Palmer - 9 posts by 7 authors

Re: Android 2.3 anyone


They have not been messed with so they can all be used with talkback. John On Jul 2, 2011, at 4:15 PM, Mike Arrigo wrote: Hey John, wondering how cyanogen works as far as the text messaging, call log and similar apps are concerned. I'm planning on rooting a t-mobile g2 I purchased and installing cyanogen on it. ...

Jul 8 (11 days ago) by John J Herzog - 14 posts by 9 authors

Re: Improved Ideal Web Reader and help needed


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I did find the source code for TalkBack and the Marvin Shell. Oddly enough, they are both in the same directory as is the source for the Ideal Web Reader. Given that, I'll probably rename the package but leave all of the references to the Ideal group in the code. ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by XEngineer - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Droid Pro experiences?


The End user should make apoint of trying the Talkback, sidekick, AND Kickback features. They may prefer selected features and can most definitly individualize their ... Can you tell me if it has any kind of track pad at all, arrow keys, and> generally, if it is completely useable with Spiel or Talkback? ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Laura Weiss - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: Any documentation for voice recognition?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Yes, I've also noticed that the stock voice recognizer doesn't capitalize, even at the beginnings of sentences. I think it's a bug because I have Autocapitalization checked in Settings/Language and Keyboard/Talkback Keyboard Settings. I haven't figured out how to capitalize ...

Jul 4 by Ana G - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Facebook update


After the buttons, Talkback calls the wall a webview. If this is so, then the phone won't read in this view, hence my big problem. Correct. I observe this problem as well; introduced by the latest facebook update! I just reverted my update to the original version which came with the phone from about a year ago, ...

Jul 4 by Alex Snow - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Some getting-started help, please?


Currently, I have Talkback installed as my screen reader... Thanks! Robin -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/index .html You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" group. ...

Jul 4 by Mike Arrigo - 5 posts by 5 authors

android versions and stability questions


Also, when pressing home, the only buttons i could reach was a button talkback calls ' imageButton' and a search box. I think I broke something but i'm not ... I am contributing my ..bad experience to it being a relatively new version, talkback is perhaps not yet optimized for that. Also it being an emulator causes ...

Jul 4 by Florianbeijers@gmail.com - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Is there an alternative for iheartradio


Everything else can be filled out normally using the arrow keys and talkback. This is better than the epic, which doesn't show you the new contact button ... It's lightning fast, stable when using talkback, and pretty good in terms of battery life. On Jul 3, 2011, at 9:56 AM, Mike Arrigo wrote:> The only app I know ...

Jul 3 by John J Herzog - 8 posts by 4 authors

RE: talking caller ID question


One of my biggest complaints about talk back was that it just announced the number without me taking any steps. -----Original Message----- From: Jed Barton <...@jedbarton.com> Sent: Sunday, July 03, 2011 12:40 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: talking caller ID question yeah i'm using ma, ...

Jul 3 by Gordon - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: galaxy pro gt-b7510


My Motorola Milestone 2 came with talkback. I purchased this as being SIM free whereas, the Pro was from a network. But at the end of the day, ... And I haven't gotten any android phone that has come with talkback or spiel or anything installed on it. I've always had to download those apps to get started. ...

Jun 30 by Georgina Joyce - 10 posts by 5 authors

Re: AVD questions gallore, sort of new to all this


gmail.com> wrote: If you search this board, you'll find a couple of posts in which I described the procedures for getting talkback, spiel and pico ... After they've ben installed, you need to go into SQLite and enable them - unless you have sighted help that can go into settings and enable accessibility and talkback.

Jun 30 by Florianbeijers@gmail.com - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: no speaking in eyes free shell


Chris Miller ne5v...@gmail.com eyes-free Hmmm. Sometimes I've had Eyes-free shell stop working when talkback keyboard is used for navigating or typing. If you're using that, try while talkback keyboard is hidden.

Jun 29 by Chris Miller - 11 posts by 5 authors

just testing


... norths...@att.net napsal(a): go to the market on your phone and then do a search for spiel and install it. once its installed, you will need to go to settings > accessibility and check spiel before unchecking the current screen reader you are using. i can asume you are yyou are using talkback. ...

Jun 28 by Denise Thompson - 48 posts by 15 authors

Re: Phones without physical keyboard or trackpad


Thx, On mar., juin 28, 2011 at 12:55:19 -0700, Tom Randall wrote : Hi, if you are comfortable with a virtual keyboard then it is possible to use the talkback keyboard in place of a real one. However yes you do still need a hardware directional device of some sort be it a d-pad or arrow keys or a trackpad, ...

Jun 28 by Nath - 4 posts by 2 authors

RE: Touch screen only question


The talkback d-pad didn't work in all screens. Even using the eyes free shell, when I'd brring up the apps list for example, I couldn't swipe between choices ... You can as I do use the talkback keyboard settings and have my input method set to talkback keyboard. You will be able to navigate easier but it will take ...

Jun 28 by Denise Thompson - 14 posts by 6 authors

RE: Your list of killer applications


They remove some accessibility like power key ends a call, and they don't install Talkback, though you can go get it. All the best Steve -- Computer Room Services 77 Exeter Close Stevenage Hertfordshire SG1 4PW Tel: 01438-742286 Mob: 07956334938 Fax: 01438-759589 Email: st...@comproom.co.uk Web: ...

Jun 28 by Steve Nutt - 18 posts by 11 authors

Re: selecting talkback vs spiel by app


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free No, there is no way to tell the phone to use Talkback for X and Spiel for Y. The only thing you can do is to go into Settings/Accessibility and change the screen reader manually before you launch certain applications and after you're done.

Jun 24 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: enabling Talkback in emulator


Alex Snow snow....@gmail.com eyes-free Is talkback installed in the emulator? It's not there by default, so you have to either install it through the market or use adb to install it from the APK. On 6/22/2011 6:13 PM, Aaron Cannon wrote: Hi all. I'm trying to enable Talkback in the emulator. I'm using V2.3.3. ...

Jun 22 by Alex Snow - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack stopped working


Chris Miller ne5v...@gmail.com eyes-free You're right about the settings. Each one is different. Before the update to gingerbread, mine had 18, now has 20.

Jun 22 by Chris Miller - 17 posts by 10 authors

Re: Android Development


On 6/18/2011 10:32 AM, XEngineer wrote: I answered this a few weeks ago, but here it is again: First, download the .apk files for talkback, soundback, spiel and pico ... Note that I suspect the line for enabling talkback is wrong, but spiel does start talking. You'll find that the emulator is very slow with spiel, ...

Jun 18 by Alex Snow - 3 posts by 2 authors

RE: Spiel and Talkback


It seems to run just a bit faster than Talkback, this could just be my imagination though, and I like the item counts for lists. Talkback used to tell me, when I pressed the button to turn on the screen, the time and my ringer volume. Is there any way to get spiel to do this?thanksStorm-- Vinux Publicity ...

Jun 15 by Walter Cone - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


So it will talk even if talkback isn't checked under accessibility. You have to have talkback or spiel checked under accessibility then under voice in put and out under text to speech you have to check a TTS app and also set it as the default engion for the phone which you also do under voice in put and out put- ...

Jun 14 by Denise Thompson - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: milestone 2: bug, talkback doesn't read and when does, can't finish a simple word


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free "readout, the screen reader of motorola" is probably the basis of your problem. If their TTS system isn't integrated with the TTS API or is incorrectly implemented within that API, it could well be causing problems. The vendors have a very poor track record when developing ...

Jun 14 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback issue apparently resolved


I can use the talkback keyboard with Voice Readouts though so I suppose I could get by with Voice Readouts and the talkback keyboard but I will probably end up buying MA for the web access. i'd like to try uninstalling voice readouts but I doubt it'll let me and I wouldn't know how to reverse it if I did.

Jun 11 by BehindEnemyDeadlines - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Thinking About Exchanging G2 for sidekick


Denise Thompson den...@cox.net eyes-free No I haven't had any problems using talk back on the sidekick. I periodically swithc from MA to talk back and/or spiel and I've found they all work well and are very similar. I kind of like the talk back virtual d-pad area, but I don't like the talk back virtual key boad as ...

Jun 11 by Denise Thompson - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: TalkBack d-pad


Denise At 09:51 AM 6/9/2011, you wrote: for the Talkback d-pad to work, you need to have the Talkback keyboard set as your input method. This means that you check it in Settings/Language and Keyboard and that you also long-press the selector in an edit field, short-press on Input Method, and check Talkback Keyboard ...

Jun 9 by Denise Thompson - 7 posts by 3 authors

After talkBack update, keyboard acting funny.


Jeff Buron notr...@gmail.com eyes-free I'm on a Samsung Epic and use TalkBack. It updated yesterday, and after updating when I am typing a message or doing any kind of text editting in a field, something is going on. When I hit the space bar on the physical keyboard, I hear the number 9 spoken. ...

Jun 9 by Jeff Buron - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack d-pad


Denise At 09:51 AM 6/9/2011, you wrote: for the Talkback d-pad to work, you need to have the Talkback keyboard set as your input method. This means that you check it in Settings/Language and Keyboard and that you also long-press the selector in an edit field, short-press on Input Method, and check Talkback Keyboard ...

Jun 9 by Denise Thompson - 7 posts by 3 authors

TalkBack update


River river...@gmail.com eyes-free There is an update for TalkBack in the market. I downloaded it, but have not played with it yet. River.

Jun 8 by River - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: voice recognition without MA


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you use Talkback, it's a good idea to set the Talkback keyboard up as your input method even if you plan to use ... With Talkback as your input method, you can review what you're writing, and you can use shortcut keys to repeat or spell the last thing said (menu+r and ...

Jun 4 by Ana G - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: MA how and where to download


Rick -----Original Message----- From: Denise Thompson Sent: Thursday, June 02, 2011 8:57 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: MA how and where to download Rick When you turn talk back off, you need to turn MA on-meaning check it under accessibility. It should start talking as soon as you check it under ...

Jun 2 by Rick Harmon - 21 posts by 10 authors

Re: Setting & canceling the default screen reader


Denise Thompson den...@cox.net eyes-free I haven't seen any part of the phone that spiel or talk back speak that MA doesn't speak. At least on the two phones that I've tried- the G2 and now the sidekick, MA works every bit as well as spiel or talkback outside of it's own set of apps as the other possibilities do. ...

May 29 by Denise Thompson - 6 posts by 5 authors

Re: spelling on the droid


I was able to turn on the talkback keyboard but to be honest my phone>| started acting a little strange and I might have gotten it to work>| better but I really ... Select the one called TalkBack Keyboard.>| >>| |>| >>;| | It will now be set as your input method. You can cycle through the>| >>| | different TalkBack ...

May 28 by sbgreenlaw@gmail.com - 18 posts by 7 authors

talk back being strange


Denise Thompson den...@cox.net eyes-free I tried talkback again last night and it's very strange. It spells out the name of everything like EYES FREE when I go back to the shell and if I'm in settings on the phone if I just arrow down and pass the various options it's ok, but if I go into say Local and keyboards ...

May 26 by Denise Thompson - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback crashing


Nathan Romo natha...@gmail.com eyes-free Try downloading Ivona and see if it works for you, or try the other one speal I think it is called At 10:28 AM 5/26/2011, you wrote: Odd, i'm running the same version, just that talkback keeps crashing. Nathan Romo wrote ok my phone says firmware 2.2.1 kernel 2.6.32.9 and ...

May 26 by Nathan Romo - 11 posts by 4 authors

Need to mute/silence talkback


Chris501 amun...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, i recently started using talkback and need to know how i can toggle the voice on and off preferably with some sort of command shortcut, hotkey, or gesture. I put my device to vibrate mode and turn the volume down as far as I can but I can still hear talkback announcing ...

May 25 by Chris501 - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback - "Now send text message" when making a phone call


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free What application are you using to make the call? I've not seen such a behavior with the talking dialer and have not seen anyother reports of such a problem with any of the dialers.

May 24 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: speech rate in Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I don't have a G2 so I don't know if the problem of dialing the number sign and asterisk is specific to that phone, but when I was using MA on my Droid 1, I had a really hard time getting the physical number keys to work, like during a call. Fenton pointed out that I could ...

May 24 by Ana G - 6 posts by 6 authors

Re: Accessibility Preferences


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free Also, you can place Restart TalkBack on any of the home screen shortcuts. Ana G writes: Another benefit of the Restart Talkback option is that you can clear up some speech issues without restarting the phone. Sometimes the Talkback keyboard makes arrowing with the physical d-pad ...

May 23 by T.V Raman - 9 posts by 7 authors

Re: peco talkback spiel etc.


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free You didn't mention what you have set in settings -> boice input/output -> TTS settings -> default voice. In that area, you need to have your desired voice checked. and in the main TTS area, have the always use my default voice checked. That is in the same menu as is the ...

May 23 by XEngineer - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback keyboard on EVO shift?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free On my Droid 1, I have Talkback Keyboard and Android Keyboard checked as input methods in the Language and Keyboard area. That just means that these two keyboards will appear as options when I go to an edit field and long-press the selector. Odds are you can also have both ...

May 20 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

How to Reenable Talkback


But any time I want to so something outside of MA it exits. So I launched Eyes-Free shell which started it's screen reading. But when I launch any app there's no speech. Have I done something that disabled TalkBack & how to I get it back? I have no speech in settings with either MA or Eyes-free shell. ...

May 20 by Deb Lewis - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Talkback and Buttons


Steve Nutt st...@comproom.co.uk eyes-free Hi Anna, ;Is there any documentation that you know of though specifically on Talkback? Virtual keyboard, etc? I use it, but I have never seen any help for it.</p> All the best<o:p> Steve --Computer Room Services77 Exeter CloseStevenageHertfordshireSG1 4PWTel: ...

May 19 by Steve Nutt - 13 posts by 5 authors

Re: the new google music player


One thing I noticed, talkback now tells you when you move to the control to move through songs, that's a nice little enhansement, but it just doesn't seem to work nearly as well ... I tested it using TalkBack, so it is possible that mobile accessibility is doing something different. On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 6:19 PM, ...

May 17 by Mike Arrigo - 27 posts by 8 authors

RE: New EyesFree developer here!


I suspect the line to turn on talkback isn't quite right so I turned Spiel on instead. Once Spiel is running, it is easy to go into settings in the ... I found that spiel runs noticeably slower than talkback on the emulator. For that reason, once I got speech working, I turned on talkback and turned spiel off. ...

May 15 by Travis - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback won't work


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free The TTS engines are background services, so there's nothing to run except for the engine specific settings in the settings area, TTS extended or the accessibility preferences app. If he's getting a forced close message, try turning the phone all the way off and then back ...

May 13 by XEngineer - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Frustrating from TalkBack keyboard


When I flick with my finger, in some situations TalkBack does not jump on the next item, but click on it and open the item. It makes two sound indicates - one for flicking and one for entering. The behaviour in navigating mode is very uncomfortable for me. My next issue is, that the switching between keyboard modes ...

May 13 by Kevan P. - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: talkback keyboard tutorial not accessible on t-mobile g2


To set the Talkback keyboard as your input method, you need to do two things: 1. Go into Settings/Language and Keyboard and check Talkback Keyboard. 2. Go into any app that has an edit field (eg, go into the Market and press Search, go into the stock dialer, go into K-9 Mail and start a message). ...

May 8 by Ana G - 9 posts by 7 authors

Re: Developing eyes-free application


Talkback is an eyes-free application that uses the tts api to provide speech output. Specifically, talkback is a screen reader. Recent updates to talkback have added an on screen keyboard, so the line between screen reader and other apps is getting blurred. I didn't see your original post, so what app are you ...

May 7 by Venkatesh Kalapa - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack keyboard feedback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Nolan, Using the Talkback keyboard with Talkback, I have trouble navigating out of edit fields while the keyboard is in typing mode. I switch to Navigating mode and the problem is resolved. I don't send very many texts, but I have sent out a couple, and going into ...

May 5 by Ana G - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: talk back build errors


Kenny Hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi. If you find a solution, please post it. I'm sure it's my fault, but I've never been able to build talkback or other eyes-free apps from source. I have built Android apps from other developers, but I seem to be missing something when it comes to building eyes-free apps. ...

May 4 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Keyboard question


In that case, I would suggest using talkback as the screen reader. That will give you the best results. Kenny On Wed, May 04, 2011 at 08:20:57AM +0200, ... Regards Matej Dne 3.5.2011 21:17, Kevan napsal(a): You can use Spiel with the Talkback keyboard, but touchtype might be better, just because it works a lot ...

May 4 by Kenny Hitt - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: hope for talkback


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free Actually, there must have been a recent market update, the 2 buttons at the top of the screen are now labeled, they are home and search. On Apr 28, 2011, at 8:45 AM, XEngineer wrote: Code Factory did a good job inside Mobile Accessibility. However, outside their application, ...

Apr 28 by Mike Arrigo - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack: Keyboard


Greetings, Simon On Thu, 28 Apr 2011 07:01:25 -0700 (PDT) XEngineer <fent...@gmail.com> wrote: I think that user experiences with talkback are dependant on the phone they are using. Phones with a vendor supplied OS enhancement are particularly problematical with any accessibility software. ...

Apr 28 by - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: Cyanogen mod with spiel or talkback?


This, in turn, will nuke everything that isn't on your SD card, and sighted assistance will be needed to get Talk Back, Spiel, MA, or whatever other tools you use now back onto the device. Regards, Steve On 4/12/2011 12:46 PM, Zameer wrote: Hi John, Thanks for your reply. I have a question or two on rooting if you ...

Apr 28 by Zameer - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: talkback volume


There are times when I'm listening to music or a spoken word mp3 and want to hear notifications or navigate the player's controls to do something, but I can't because Talkback isn't loud enough to be heard over the sound file. This is more likely to happen with noisy music files. There are also times when I'm ...

Apr 26 by tina birenbaum - 7 posts by 5 authors

talkback suddenly quit saying most punctuation


Storm Dragon stormdr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, A while back I tried spiel but switched back to talkback. After installing, trying, and removing spiel, talkback no longer says punctuation like = or '. Is there anyway to fix this? Thanks Storm -- Vinux Publicity Coordinator: http://www.vinuxproject.org/ ...

Apr 26 by Storm Dragon - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback Keyboard


... lightsrage1985msn: lights-rage@hotmail.comyahoo: jenniferpalmer2000myspace: http://myspace.com/lights_ragefacebook: http://facebook.com/lightsrage ----- Original Message ----- *From: Storm Dragon *To: Android Eyes-Free *Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 9:00 PM *Subject: Talkback Keyboard Hi,Where is backspace? ...

Apr 25 by Jennifer Palmer - 3 posts by 3 authors

bug in german Talkback keyboard layout?


Nadine Ledwig nadine...@googlemail.com eyes-free Hi, I'm using Talkback Keyboard with the german layout. Everything seems to be OK,but I can't enter some letters like "ä", "ö", "ü". Does anyone have a idea how to type this letters? Nadine.

Apr 25 by Nadine Ledwig - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback Feedback


Laura Weiss lls...@gmail.com eyes-free I have found wirh iPhone you have to choose either zoom in capability OR READ OUT ..� Anyone have info about that? On Apr 25, 2011 7:37 AM, "johnvi" <johnv...@gmail.com <3D"mailto:johnvi...@gmail.com">> wrote:

Apr 25 by Laura Weiss - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: TalkBack or Spiel with Ideal Web Reader


Laura Weiss lls...@gmail.com eyes-free I use the READOUT accessability features on my DroidX. ReadOut problems .. a touch screen which reads out loud each application as my fingers touches each icon.�� A short tap should be used to read out the applications name. When a short tape is currently used, ...

Apr 25 by Laura Weiss - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: TalkBack and call log and caller id


There isn't any way to separate the calls into Missed Calls, etc., in Android, though it's possible that there is an app for this. If you use MA, calls are separated this way. About Caller ID, Talkback speaks the number once. There is an app called Call Announcer, which repeats the number all the way through the ...

Apr 25 by Ana G - 5 posts by 5 authors

Bluetooth Keyboard with TalkBack, Spiel or MA


Kevin Chao kevin...@gmail.com eyes-free Is it possible to pair a bluetooth keyboard to an Anroid phone, such as Nexus One running Android 2.2, allowing navigation, feedback, and input using TalkBack, Spiel, or Mobile Accessibility? Thanks, Kevin.

Apr 24 by Kevin Chao - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


I use it only with TalkBack, especially with its new virtual keyboard.>> It has three modes - navigating (there is accessible onscreen virtual D-Pad, which you can use for navigation on the desktop and>> applications). Typing mode has accessible onscreen qwerty keyboard, so>> you can write text messages, e-mails, ...

Apr 24 by Laura Weiss - 19 posts by 12 authors

Talkback Keyboard Settings Question


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm working on my update to the Talkback post, and I've got a question about one of the keyboard settings. If you go into Settings/Language and Keyboard/Talkback Keyboard Settings, there is an option for showing the Settings key. This can be set to Automatic, Always Show, ...

Apr 24 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

Re: MA vs talkback and spiel


I like it better than talk back or spiel. Mike Arrigo wrote: Actually, there is a screen reader for the blackberries, but it only works on a few of them, and is quite expensive, not worth it in my opinion. All 3 android screen readers use the android accessibility API, so the feedback they provide is very similar. ...

Apr 21 by Michelle Wagner - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: More Questions


I am trying very hard to give both TalkBack & MA a fair shake before making a final decision. I'm working again with TalkBack and related apps and have a few ... Under both TalkBack's setting & the phones settings are places where you can set short cut keys to apps. Under talkback you use the menu key and a letter ...

Apr 20 by Kevan - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: Nexus-s


If not, how do you get around in menus and the notification area since the virtual d-pad in Talkback doesn't work in those areas? ... If one then adds other software solutions, such as Code Factory's Mobile Accessibility, in conjunction with the latest version of TalkBack, one then has a virtually full-featured ...

Apr 20 by Mike Arrigo - 11 posts by 6 authors

Talkback Volume


It would be great for Talkback to have a separate volume control, especially when listening to music. -- Sharonda Greenlaw President (Phoenix Chapter) National Federation of the Blind ------------- Come, read and take a journey with me at www.WorldOfShariG.blogspot.com or find me here: ...

Apr 20 by Sharonda Greenlaw - 1 post by 1 author

Re: talkback questions


Kevan keva...@gmail.com eyes-free 1: Swipe the proximity sensor to shut up Talkback if it won't stop talking. This is usually near the top of the phone, near the place to put your ear while on a call. 2: (I haven't played around a whole lot with the Talkback keyboard, sorry if my instructions are incorrect. ...

Apr 19 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Android Talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free To learn the gestures for Ideal Web Reader, just launch the app and start swiping left to right. the same information is here: http://www.apps4android.org/?p=1528 some gestures are pretty straight-forward, like swiping left to right and right to left or making a circle or ...

Apr 19 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm pretty sure Spiel works with 1.6, but TouchType works with 2.2 and higher.

Apr 19 by Ana G - 8 posts by 5 authors

IDeal Web Access packRE: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 24 Messages in 6 Topics


I'm not sure what TalkBack andSteal does yet because I haven't had a sighted person to look yet. Don't get me wrong, and maybe I mis spoke, I think all of these manufactureshave their places ... I now use Talks, TalkBack, Steal, Mobile Speak,and VoiceOver. They all have their little things that the others can't do. ...

Apr 18 by Beth Swain - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack on Screen keyboard


The Talkback d-pad doesn't work in the Running Appllications screen, in any of the Android System screens, in the Notifications, or after pressing Menu. these are the places I've noticed so far. About reviewing by character, word, and so on--that appears to be available only in edit fields, not in text that is not ...

Apr 15 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: perplexed


I would pick talkback over it any day. I really haven't tried spiel yet but I may give it a go shortly. Some people have said that the MA screen reader is basically spiel's code with a price tag. Finally, and I am realistic so I don't put this at the top of the list but it is a deciding factor, accessibility is a ...

Apr 15 by Storm Dragon - 41 posts by 15 authors

Re: Progress update from new ish user


I am running a virtually clean 2.2 on the Milestone, and started off with Talkback as my screen reader with the preinstalled voice. ... I loaded up Grace but she is really really slow with Talkback. So I then activated Spiel and Grace is so much faster. I do like the way Spiel does things, though can't decide ...

Apr 13 by Mike Arrigo - 6 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Sam risin...@gmail.com eyes-free Does the Talking Dialer's number pad work while I am in a call? You know to enter numbers for those automated phone systems that every company uses these days. On Apr 7, 10:10 am, XEngineer <fent...@gmail.com> wrote: TalkingDialeruses relative positioning for dialing numbers. ...

Apr 13 by Sam - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: Talkback and the Alt Key


Kevan keva...@gmail.com eyes-free I also don't like how the Talkback keyboard does not speak the state of the alt and shift keys on the physical keyboard when I press them. Touchtype does however, so I just use that. On 4/12/11, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: I've been having trouble unlocking the alt ...

Apr 12 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Intercept question regarding 2.1


If the newer system requires a newer version of TalkBack and the carrier excludes TalkBack from the download, TalkBack will be disabled by the update. ... Install and check spiel so it'll work even if TalkBack is disabled. You can also download and install the MA demo and use it as your speech engine during the ...

Apr 8 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: currency identifier app


Cheryl Simon cls...@google.com eyes-free If you are using the TalkBack Keyboard you can also press menu + R on your hardware keyboard to hear TalkBack ... Sometimes you will not properly hear or understand what Google Goggles recognized and spoke via TalkBack. Another useful trick is then to push the menu key ...

Apr 8 by Cheryl Simon - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback crashes 2.1


Halim Sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free Hi, Same here on milestone. I think the pushed talkback version of marked is for android newer than 2.1. BR. Halim -- Halim Sahin E-Mail: halim.sahin (at) t-online.de.

Apr 7 by Halim Sahin - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


It's similar to Talkback keyboard. On 4/6/11, Gabe Vega <theb...@gmail.com> wrote: What is the touch type kb and can it be downloaded? also, can some one tell me who makes the tmobile comit. that is the phone I am currently using and I think its cool. I also use the talkback kb fine, its a little different ...

Apr 6 by Kevan P. - 21 posts by 9 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard.


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Are you doing a long press of the volume keys? I haven't yet gotten the newest update, so I can't tell if there is a problem with the app or if you're not pressing the volume buttons long enough.

Apr 6 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: a few questions


I can not figure out how to enable the talkback keyboard. I think I downloaded the right one. (Touchtype, by the developer of Spiel.) If that's not it, ... No, touchtype is not the talkback keyboard. Touchtype is another accessible on screen keyboard. If you have installed the latest talkback from the market, ...

Apr 6 by Kenny Hitt - 3 posts by 3 authors

RE: Caller Id


I've never had good success with talkback announcing caller id. My solution was to install an app called call announcer. It's available in the market. ... Another option that works well for me is to use spiel instead of talkback. Spiel's caller id works fine. Spiel will also let you know when you capitalize a ...

Apr 5 by John diakogeorgiou - 5 posts by 4 authors

RE: Can't Uninstall MA Demo


Both MA and TalkBack began speaking and, again, I got the dialog box informing me that my demo had expired. From what I can tell, though, the message was not displayed on the screen. Instead, the stock home page was displayed and I was able to move around it. I selected All Applications > Settings > Applications ...

Apr 3 by Edward.Przybylek - 24 posts by 8 authors

Re: question about talkback in Spanish


I use my phone in Spanish as well, so I hope the soft keyboard supports diacritics in future. I haven't tried TouchType for this. When I do, I'll let you know. Incidentally, to use touchtype or the Talkback keyboard, you need Android 2.2. Once you get your phone up and running, you can check out the SVox voices ...

Apr 3 by Ana G - 13 posts by 7 authors

Re: Serious talkback / VPN bug


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I suspect that your phone is making the connection and then getting dropped. This may be due to an action by your carrier or because of inadequate signal strength. When I was looking into tethering/wifi connections, I found that all US carriers charge an extra fifteen to ...

Apr 3 by XEngineer - 10 posts by 6 authors

RE: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


John J Herzog johnj...@gmail.com eyes-free Rick, I have had similar issues with the talkback keyboard. Sometimes swiping down quickly multiple times allows you to continue moving through lists. -- Sent from my Android phone with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity. Rick Alfaro <rick...@gmail.com> wrote: I ...

Apr 2 by John J Herzog - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: Motorola Cliq 2


I was hoping I could check out whether installing talkback would turn on accessibility prefs if done over the web, but as it turned out, it was easier to have the ... No Talkback, Kickback, or Soundback. But there was an accessibility setting, and there was a Svox Pico voice. There was something called "voice ...

Apr 2 by Buddy Brannan - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Update to Talkback


On Mar 31, 2011, at 12:53 PM, Ana G wrote: Whether you get a phone with a physical keyboard or not, you still need a phone with a 4-way physical navigational control. the soft arrow keys on the new Talkback, which is for phones running 2.2 and higher, are not able to navigate in two important areas because of a bug ...

Apr 1 by Cheryl Simon - 13 posts by 9 authors

Ma keyboard verses talkback keyboard


Gordon gor...@gordonradio.com eyes-free I've never used the talkback keyboard because I don't think it works with 2.1. Is the ma keyboard the same thing? Do you have to open the talkback keyboard every time you want to use it like with ma?

Apr 1 by Gordon - 1 post by 1 author

Re: More Questions and Some Ap Suggestions


Someone from google will have to confirm, but I believe the talkback keyboard uses features only available in android 2.2 and later, so the talkback keyboard ... A good rule is if you don't have the talkback keyboard on your android 2.1 device, and you have the latest talkback installed, the stand alone version of ...

Mar 31 by Kenny Hitt - 5 posts by 3 authors

talkback and not reading notifications


Christopher Bruinenberg cbr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, I'm sorry, i don't think my message went through earlier. is there a way to have talkback not read messages automatically?

Mar 28 by Christopher Bruinenberg - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Ideos with android 2.2 froio and talkback


You use this control to navigate/explore the screen and activate items. If the phone has Android 2.2, you can choose a phone without a hardware keyboard, but you still need a device with a d-pad or one of the other physical controls I mentioned. With android 2.2, you can use TouchType or the Talkback keyboard to ...

Mar 28 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard force closing....


Looks like ill have to give up and hope the next talkback fixes it :-( pete On 25/03/2011 17:38, M. Taylor wrote: I am so sorry to hear this, Pete. Tell me, what version of Android are you running? Mark On Mar 25, 2011, at 4:39 AM, Mallmix wrote: Hi Mark, Ive done a complete reset of the phone... then just ...

Mar 28 by Mallmix - 6 posts by 2 authors

Night TalkBack update


Matěj Plch plc...@seznam.cz eyes-free Hi all, before some hours, I had an update alert on my phone, that new version of TalkBack is available. Do you know, what was changed? Regards Matej.

Mar 28 by Matěj Plch - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Turning off Eyes-free Shell and Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Sharonda, to turn off Talkback so you can use the MA screen reader, start by going into the phone's settings. There are two ways to do this: either: Get on the Eyes-Free Shell, down-stroke to Applications, type the letter S, arrow down to Settings if necessary, ...

Mar 27 by Ana G - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback with the stock messaging app


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free It does seem that Samsung 'improved' its' TouchWiz interface so it interferes much more with the Android accessibility features. I think that we're all going to have to learn to reject any phones that are identified as having a snazzy, non-standard interface in the CNet ...

Mar 27 by XEngineer - 4 posts by 4 authors

New Major Update released to the Windows Mobile Android Port (using froyo 2.2.2)!


*Does not include new talkback release, you manually have to update or install it from market. *Wi-fi works, for unprotected networks. *Bug fix: Speakerphone works -it will ... Again, the new talkback could not be included, simply because Android can't autoinstall the update since Talkback is "already installed". ...

Mar 26 by thomas geczy - 1 post by 1 author

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Angelo Sonnesso ason...@gmail.com eyes-free What is with the blank messages. Can we help? ----- Original Message ----- From: "Deedra Waters" <d...@the-brannons.com> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Tuesday, March 22, 2011 6:42 PM Subject: Re: impressions of the new talk back.

Mar 26 by Angelo Sonnesso - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


I even uninstalled and reinstalled TalkBack, rebooting the phone between each step, and still no option for TalkBack keyboard. Is it only working for English, or is it supposed to work for any language? Remember, I'm using Danish here. Anyway: Thanks for taking this seriously. Best regards Daniel On 26-03-2011 ...

Mar 26 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 15 posts by 7 authors

suggestion for talkback keyboard


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free Hey everyone, I have a suggestion for the talkback keyboard. When using the virtual d pad, it would be very helpful to have a way to do a long press of the select button to open the menu for the focused item. Perhaps holding your finger on the d pad for a couple seconds could ...

Mar 25 by Mike Arrigo - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback remooved from market


Charles Chen clc...@google.com eyes-free FYI, the latest TalkBack requires APIs from 2.2 and higher. If you are on a device older than that, you won't be able to use the latest TalkBack, so Android Market filtering may have kicked in and hidden it from you on your device. You can still get the latest usable ...

Mar 25 by Charles Chen - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 25 Messages in 8 Topics


Sharonda Greenlaw sbgre...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello all, I just got eyes-free shell, talkback, kickback and the typing tutor on my G2. .... I am quite happily using espeak with spiel and with talkback with no real problems. It is a bit futsie to get working and it doesn't have all the features of espeakup but I ...

Mar 25 by Sharonda Greenlaw - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 25 Messages in 8 Topics


Sharonda Greenlaw sbgre...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello all, I just got eyes-free shell, talkback, kickback and the typing tutor on my G2. .... I am quite happily using espeak with spiel and with talkback with no real problems. It is a bit futsie to get working and it doesn't have all the features of espeakup but I ...

Mar 25 by Sharonda Greenlaw - 1 post by 1 author

Talkback Issues


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm noticing a couple of issues with the Talkback keyboard. They're still occurring even after last night's update. 1. the more I use the soft keyboard, the harder it is to navigate out of edit fields. the first night I had problems about a fourth of the time. ...

Mar 25 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Talkback and 2.1


Ana G writes: According to the post describing the changes to Talkback, the new features--the soft keyboard, the soft d-pad, and the global hotkeys--are available to people with Android 2.2. Do people with 2.1 notice any changes? I'm asking because I'm planning to update my blog post on Talkback after I'ma little ...

Mar 24 by T.V Raman - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack navigation pad and tablets?


gmail.com> wrote: Hi, I wander, with those new changes in talkback to support on-screen navigation and on-screen keyboard, is it possible to use talkback with android tablets? I am actually would be more interested to get the good android 2.2 or 2.3 tablet, I have already so many phones! Any thoughts? Thanks a lot. ...

Mar 24 by Igor Kaplan - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: The new Talkback keyboard and Music Player


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free I was using Talkback or Spiel. Can't remember which.. The player works just fine when I disable the keyboard, it only doesn't when the keyboard's enabled. On 3/23/11, M. Taylor <m...@ucla.edu> wrote: Hi, When you disable the Talkback keyboard, with what screen reading solution ...

Mar 24 by Kevan P. - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback stopped talking etc


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free If you have the accessibility preferences app, you can configure talkback to always speak, regardless of the volume control setting. On Mar 23, 2011, at 9:08 AM, Deedra Waters wrote: it was the volume i hit some how, not the silent thing. XEngineer wrote Please let us know ...

Mar 23 by Mike Arrigo - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


On Mar 23, 2011, at 8:21 AM, Rick Alfaro wrote: Mark, I think they are referring to the virtual d pad that is available in the latest Talkback, not the physical d pad. Rick -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of M. Taylor Sent: Wednesday, ...

Mar 23 by Mike Arrigo - 16 posts by 7 authors

Re: Mark's First Impressions on the new TalkBack


On Mar 22, 2011, at 11:55 PM, M. Taylor wrote: Hello All, I am delighted to report that I am absolutely dazzled by my results of the new Talkback on my Nextus S. I am finally able to freely and effectively navigate across all the areas of the phone and I couldn't be happier. Mark -- For Android accessibility ...

Mar 23 by Mike Arrigo - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: Update from Mark on Nexus S with New TalkBack


ucla.edu> wrote: Hello Everyone, I found that I could not put my Nexus S down last night after installing the new version of TalkBack. I thought I'd share my experience: 1. As stated in a previous post to the list, I, like others, cannot navigate the Menu items using the on-screen dPad. 2. Fir the first time, ...

Mar 23 by Alan Viverette - 2 posts by 2 authors

problem changing shortcuts with talkback keyboard


I just noticed an issue while changing my shortcut for battery level with the talkback keyboard. After I enter the new key in the edit field, I can't get focus to the ok or cancel buttons with my phone's trackpad. I had to tap the screen to get focus out of the edit field. Once I did that, the trackpad would let me ...

Mar 23 by Kenny Hitt - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Time for my Mobile Accessibility Thoughts


I understand that, but ultimately, how do you without help enable Talkback or spiel? You kind a don't. I'm taking this from the perspective that I'ma newby, ... I'm still not to happy with there not being a way to somehow shut off Talkback or Spiel, if they be running, and then enable MA on your own easily without ...

Mar 22 by Christopher-Mark gilland - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: using android as an every day operating system-The Challenge begins!


Problems: -Talkback is not included in the built android images. -Svox is also not included. -Because of this, a blind person would need extensive sighted assistance ... You could probably install Svox and Talkback if you have eyesight simply by downloading them once you installed Android into your virtual machine. ...

Mar 22 by Tim in 't Veld - 5 posts by 3 authors

new talkback, caller id, and epic 4g


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free Still no go on the talking caller id playing nice with talkback. works fine with spiel though so not sure what the problem is here. Just thought i'd report that i've still got no go here. --

Mar 22 by Deedra Waters - 1 post by 1 author

Re: TalkBack keyboard forces TALKBACK to shut down


On 3/22/11, Daniel K. Gartmann <...@danielgartmann.dk> wrote: Hi, I tried turning on the TalkBack keyboard, which on my HTC Desire Z in Danish is called Android Keyboard. But, when I go into the TalkBack keyboard settings, TalkBack gives an error message saying it closes and that I get the option either to close the ...

Mar 22 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: is this happening with anyone else


I use k9 for mail issues and I like using talk back and the eyes-free shell to scroll through voicemail. Oh yes, have the epic. I also have the moment but I find it difficult to ... Although I get the warning telling me I am out of MA, audible works very well with it, more so than with android system and talk back. ...

Mar 22 by traci evans - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: TalkBack from Android Market


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free You might give spiel a try and see how that works. On Mar 17, 2011, at 3:00 PM, MLock1g wrote: Hello after installing TalkBack from the market it don't read my widgets such as clocks but the TalkBack that was installed on my phone do. any suggestions? ...

Mar 17 by Mike Arrigo - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Different voices for Talkback and Spiel


On Mar 15, 2011, at 1:56 AM, Rick Alfaro wrote: I took a listen to the Svox voices via that Best Voices for Android app and they sounded great so I downloaded the Svox Classic tts and followed the instructions for enabling it but as far as I can tell, neither Spiel nor Talkback seem to work with this engine. ...

Mar 17 by Mike Arrigo - 11 posts by 4 authors

Re: talk back and spiel


On 3/16/11, Jim King <...@annabessacook.com> wrote: When talk back is enabled the eyes free shell will not start when I start it from the initial startup screen. If speil is enabled, eyes free shell will start just fine. What is the problem? Jim -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: ...

Mar 17 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Translation of Spiel


The time is spoken when the screen is unlocked similar to TalkBack and IOS, and I fixed a number of crashes I found in my reporting tool. ... It would be nice if Google could incorporate a similar technique into its closed-source setup app--maybe a spoken message inviting you to shake your phone to enable TalkBack. ...

Mar 12 by Nolan Darilek - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: suggestions for codefactory


If you do this, and you have talkback running, you essentially get two things speaking to you. Talkback and codefactory's own speech are talking over one ... I understand that talkback can be turned off to use the shell, but then this means I have no access to other applications outside of the shell on my phone. ...

Mar 6 by Mike Arrigo - 28 posts by 14 authors

RE: Using Conefactory Mobile Accessibility as a screen reader


Joe Orozco jsor...@gmail.com eyes-free Is it not possible to lower the volume of TalkBack independent of anything else so as to use Eyes Free? Joe "Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. ...

Mar 2 by Joe Orozco - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack & Spelling


Przybylek wrote Hi all, Recently, TalkBack has begun spelling things on my phone. Whenever it comes across the name of the Astro app, for example, it spells it rather than pronouncing it as a word. Does anyone know what might be causing this behavior? Thanks. Take care, Ed -- For Android accessibility documentation ...

Feb 26 by Deedra Waters - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: How to get TalkBack to not talk when I get a phone call


KevanGC keva...@gmail.com eyes-free And if you're new to Android, remember NOT to take the memory card out while the phone is running. This could cause your phone to crash. I tried it once and it took around 20 minutes fixing it. I fixed my phone and it works normally again, but I'd advise no one to try taking the ...

Feb 25 by KevanGC - 11 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback real quiet


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Donald, To turn up the Talkback volume, try pressing the volume-up key while the phone is speaking. slide the keyboard out or push it in, or arrow around a screen or set of menu options. While you're doing that, repeatedly press the volume control. You should hear Talkback ...

Feb 25 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: talking caller id again


Like others, I haven't had any luck getting talkback to announce the caller info. I installed call announcer before I started using spiel. So far, talkback has failed to work for me on 3 devices. That's why I installed call announcer. Kenny On Fri, Feb 18, 2011 at 12:43:05PM -0700, blind....@gmail.com wrote: I ...

Feb 18 by Kenny Hitt - 8 posts by 5 authors

RE: k-9 problems getting started


Is your version of Talkback current? In other words, if it was preinstalled on the phone, have you installed it from the Market? If not, you might try doing that to make sure you ... K-9 Mail may not be working for you if you're using an older version of Talkback. If installing Talkback doesn't help, try Spiel. ...

Feb 18 by Edward.Przybylek - 12 posts by 4 authors

RE: caller id and talkback


When i get an incoming call, i hit the volume to stop the ringer from making nois, i did notice though that talkback does not speak the caller id at all. Out of curiousity i checked the accessibility preferences since i was playing with this anyway. Seems the caller id info in talkback is checked, so technically, ...

Feb 16 by Jennie A Facer - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


On Feb 10, 2011, at 12:07 AM, Ann wrote: Hi folks, Is it normal for Talkback to stop speaking when mounting the phones USB card to an XP computer? If not, how do I fix this problem? I'm running the latest Android from VZW, 2.2, and my speech engine is Pico. Thanks ~Ann -- Skype: tate886 Google Voice: 1-872-222-8799 ...

Feb 10 by Mike Arrigo - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updating Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Talkback is still Free. I was describing how to update it for the very first time. Normally, when you go to the description screen on the Market for an app that is already on your phone, you find Uninstall and Open buttons, unless an update is available, in which case you ...

Feb 3 by Ana G - 13 posts by 8 authors

Re: speal or talk back screan readers??


On Jan 31, 2011, at 2:25 PM, XEngineer wrote: One thing to keep in mind. According to Verizon, I violate my handset warrantee when I install third party apps. That includes the eyes free shell. They even tried to convince me that TalkBack violated their warrantee even though it was factory installed. ...

Feb 2 by William F. Acker WB2FLW +1 303 722 7209 - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback isn't reading alert dialog content


Unfortunatly talkback is not reading the content text of the alert box of my sample code. Here it is the code: AlertDialog.Builder builder = new AlertDialog.Builder(this); builder.setMessage("talkback test").setPositiveButton("OK", new DialogInterface.OnClickListener() { public void onClick(DialogInterface dialog, ...

Jan 26 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack on any Android phone?


Ana G wrote: Talkback is frustrating when you're new to it because it doesn't offer the same kind of control we're used to. Part of the whole Android adjustment period is learning to work with that. while I definitely hope this improves as Android develops, I also noticed that I was less bothered by the barebones ...

Jan 8 by Zameer - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: IRC client most usable with android and talkback?


Trev Androirc's small-print menus and channel switching and whatnot all appear to work with talkback, and it allows me to set the font to large enough to read in the chat windows. I was able to set up connections, including to a server that requires SASL, very easily. However, talkback itself does not work within ...

Jan 4 by Trevor Saunders - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Keyboard Echo in Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Talkback echos by character when you type. There is no way to change that. You probably don't really want to since there isn'ta way to reread what you've written unless you move focus out of your edit field, then move back in. Spiel, the other screen reader for Android, ...

Jan 2 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: A few queries regarding setting myself up with android/talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free My phone was running Android 2.1 when I bought it, and it has since been updated to 2.2. There are some differences in the operating systems, but I'd say they're fairly small, so I wouldn't pass up a phone only because it's running 2.1. As I said in my other post, ...

12/30/10 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Either Talkback or Spiel


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Jed, In the phone's Settings, under Accessibility, you should check either Talkback or Spiel, but not both. Talkback and Spiel are screen readers. While you can have both checked for a moment as you're switching from one to the other, you should generally only run one at a ...

12/30/10 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Phone won't talk


Original Message ----- From: "Jed Barton" <...@jedbarton.com> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Wednesday, December 29, 2010 2:31 PM Subject: Phone won't talk Hey guys, OK, I installed talk back cause I didn't think it was installed. The phone appears to be talking very little now. When I press the back key it ...

12/29/10 by Mark Gilland - 2 posts by 2 authors

Several New User Questions - will repost separately If Preferred


Can I change the speed of Talkback speech? I have found a way to influence the speed of speech through the TTS Extended service, but not Talkback. ... Can I make Talkback move through info a word at a time? Spell a word I didn't understand? How can I change which, and the order that, apps appear on the home screen ...

12/28/10 by Jeremiah Z. Rogers - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Epic 4 G Samsung phone help


This should turn the screen off permanently, and talkback should be silent. One thing you can try is downloading talkback again from the android market. This is beneficial because it will let you know whenever talkback is upgraded. By contrast, keeping the version of talkback installed by default on your phone is ...

12/27/10 by John J Herzog - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Epic 4 G Samsung phone help


This should turn the screen off permanently, and talkback should be silent. One thing you can try is downloading talkback again from the android market. This is beneficial because it will let you know whenever talkback is upgraded. By contrast, keeping the version of talkback installed by default on your phone is ...

12/27/10 by John J Herzog - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: help with the ascend and talkback please.


If the phone has a physical keyboard, but the problem you're having is that Talkback is just not talking, then it's possible that the voice isn't installed or that it's turned off. Go into Settings and then into Text to Speech or Language to make sure things appear right. I don't remember what the options are in ...

12/27/10 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Enabling talkback on SonyEriccson X10 Mini pro


Bueno, el talkback está activado, me faltan las otras. El móbil este me salió casi gratis, aver si lo actualizo. El problema es que Vodafone no tiene androids con teclado físico, solo ese y me interesaba sacarlo en el 1444 porque tengo un año sin consumo mínimo. ¿Lo has probado? La verdad es que no me aclaro con él ...

12/20/10 by Jorge Almeida - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Differences between TalkBack and Spiel


Chris Gilland clgil...@gmail.com eyes-free If you have both of them on though, won't they talk on top of each other making it really confusing? How does that? work Chris.

12/14/10 by Chris Gilland - 4 posts by 4 authors

RE: downloading issue of talkback in Motorola xt502


Since it is a T Mobile i need to downloaded talkback from market. When i search for talkback and press ok on install option, i see a message that this application will download . and in progress barr the status is showing that starting download. from last 2 days the status is same and i am not able to download it ...

12/14/10 by Anubhav Mitra - 6 posts by 4 authors

RE: Weirdness with my Ally and talkback


I'll answer your questions too, but I'm posting the link again for you: http://accessibleandroid.blogspot.com/p/lg-ally-get-to-know-your-phone.html Q. Is it normal for talkback to talk during a call? A. Yes. Talkback talks when the screen is unlocked and when controls are being activated. ...

12/7/10 by Otis D Blue - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Ringer and Talkback Volume


Edward.Przybylek edward.p...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, Thanks for explaining how to individually adjust the ringer and speech volumes. It does make the phone much less annoying when in public. Take care, Ed --

12/2/10 by Edward.Przybylek - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback doesn't talk


tina birenbaum tin...@samobile.net eyes-free Dy ou you have a track bal or d-pad? After getting to settings, I use the track ball to move to and select the item I need. -- Email services provided by the System Access Mobile Network. Visit www.serotek.com to learn more about accessibility anywhere.

11/26/10 by tina birenbaum - 8 posts by 4 authors

Ringer and Talkback Volume


Edward.Przybylek edward.p...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, The ringtone I've selected for my phone is fairly quiet. When I raise the volume of the ringtone, the Talkback volume goes up as well. Is it possible to adjust these two volumes independently? Thank you. Take care, Ed --

11/24/10 by Edward.Przybylek - 2 posts by 2 authors

To Jenny and others: Rocklock, and Meridian Guide


Meridian is not fully supported by Talkback 2.6. Well, at least the free version isn't. Jenny, there are actually two versions in the market, ... I think one of them might have ads, although you'd never know it by means of Talkback speaking to you. I have the free version and fine it is absolutely perfect! ...

11/17/10 by Chris Gilland - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Chris--Updating Talkback + Reading Email


Chris Gilland clgil...@gmail.com eyes-free For one, Talkback wasn't properly updated. I didn't realize I had to do that. The weird thing now is, sometimes Talkback will randomly start talking like a chipmunk, and going really fast, or will cut words off very! prematurely. It's somewhat rare, but it does it ...

11/9/10 by Chris Gilland - 4 posts by 2 authors

extraneous chatter in ideal k9 mail. How to stop it?


The problem is, as every message comes in, talkback tries to read the entire message list. Furthermore, even once the messages stop coming in, ... Talkback will sometimes speak the message I'm on as I arrow, but then follow it with other messages it hadn't gotten to speak when it was previously reading the entire ...

11/8/10 by John J Herzog - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Jenny, I don't have any problems with Talkback cutting out, but I have a different phone, the Droid 1. Your issue seems really odd, but again, I don't know if other Droid 2 users have it. If I were having that issue, I would go to the Verizon store, explain the problem, ...

11/5/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Spiel and Talkback


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hay Jenn, There are slight differences between Talkback and Spiel, but the main one is that if you learn how, you can configure Spiel to read buttons and controls in apps which haven't been designed to work real well with speech. This is a lot like writing JAWS scripts. ...

11/5/10 by Rusty Perez - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talkback keeps turning off when screen locked...HELP!


Now, Talkback works until he locks the screen, and then it just stops talking when you unlock it. The only way I can get it working again is to go to Settings, disable the Accessibility option, then re-enable them all (so Talkback, Kickback and Soundback). Kickback and Soundback don't stop working when Talkback ...

11/1/10 by clareeb - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: home screens


Wayne Merritt wcme...@gmail.com eyes-free Remember, even though Talk Back may come on your phone, you need to get the Talk Back app from the market to get all the groovvy features. Good luck, Wayne On 10/30/10, tina birenbaum <ti...@samobile.net> wrote: Ok. Thanks. This oghut to get me going . ...

10/31/10 by Wayne Merritt - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: Talkback Update


Thanks for the info about Talkback now announcing the time. I'd stopped running Talkback since the developers decided not to allow talkback to read the phone's lock screen. Looks like they added announcing time. It would have been better if talkback would just read the phone's lock screen since time is part of the ...

10/30/10 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Contacting Developers About Accessibility


The fix was in talkback based on the log entries. kenny On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 10:47:07AM -0700, Ana G wrote: Hmm, interesting information. Thanks for the explanation. This morning, the buttons are being read correctly. Since both Talkback and K-9 updated over night, I'm not sure which of the two got fixed. ...

10/30/10 by Kenny Hitt - 4 posts by 3 authors

Updates to TalkBack, SoundBack, and KickBack


According to the page, some bug fixes, new speech rules, and new icons were added to TalkBack, and icons were updated in SoundBack and KickBack. There is no explanations on why files were modified/added, so I can't help you on that one. http://code.google.com/feeds/p/eyes-free/svnchanges/basic ...

10/30/10 by Wil James - 1 post by 1 author

Updates of TalkBack, KickBack, and SoundBack


Barbara barba...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free What are the changes to the applications that these updates provide? Barbara --

10/30/10 by Barbara - 1 post by 1 author

Re: you tube and the droid


jennie...@gmail.com jennie...@gmail.com eyes-free Actually, talkback causes some problems with the Droid II. It says image a lot and all speech cuts out a lot. "Rusty Perez" <rust...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi Che, I believe I read on the eyes-free blog that you can run talkback on the droid 2 and it will not ...

10/27/10 by jennie.facer@gmail.com - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: spiel versus talk back


Nolan Darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 On 10/26/2010 11:50 AM, Rusty Perez wrote: It seems that Nolan, the developer of Spiel is quite close to putting Spiel on the market. Yeah, probably just a couple more weeks at this point. There are one or two small ...

10/26/10 by Nolan Darilek - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: Talkback and Reading Messsages


Wayne Merritt wcme...@gmail.com eyes-free What kind of messages do you want to read and where? Please explain. Wayne On 10/23/10, Barbara <bar...@sbcglobal.net> wrote: How do I get Talkback to read my messages? Barbara -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: ...

10/23/10 by Wayne Merritt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback update and locking the screan when on a call


I think you and I have the same phone, the Droid 1, and I'm not having any problems with Talkback, which is current. About Lock Now Free, I'm linking you to my blog post because the app was updated a day or two before I posted it, so instructions are slightly different from what I posted to the list. for example, ...

10/19/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

introductory questions


I have been trying to read whatever I can get my hands on in regards to accessibility documentation for android, but few obvious things are not clear to me: 1. my device settings / accessibility had nothing inside it originally, and so a sighted friend searched for talk back and downloaded and installed it for me. ...

10/18/10 by Mohammed Al-shara - 11 posts by 9 authors

Re: Accessible Preferences


The problem with that is I don't know how to check the version of Talkback that is currently installed, and I don't find any previous versions in the Market. ... Chris On Thu, 14 Oct 2010, Amber Boggs wrote: chris, uninstall the talkback update. that is exactly what it was doing to me untill i downgraded the last ...

10/14/10 by Christopher Gray - 14 posts by 8 authors

talkback update


Amber Boggs rub...@socal.rr.com eyes-free hi everyone, Is anyone else haveing problems with talkback once you installed the update that came out a week or so ago? When I install it my phone goes sluggish, and werse yet only half the time it actually talks. it will freze up and nto read. things are moveing along in ...

10/14/10 by Amber Boggs - 1 post by 1 author

TalkBack


Barbara barba...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Is there any way to program TalkBack to have the option of reading single words? The developers should keep the one letter option but add an option in Settings that allows TalkBack to read words after they are typed. For instance, I use ZoomText and this software reads ...

10/14/10 by Barbara - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Iphone versus Android


You could use the Ideal K9 email app for email, the Ideal Web Reader program, apart of the Web Access package, for web browsing, The Amazon app for browsing Amazon.com (though I haven't played with this app yet so don't know how well it works or doesn't work with Talk Back/Spiel), use Stitcher to retrieve and ...

10/7/10 by Wayne Merritt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Multi-tasking, Big Downloads and TalkBack


Just wanting to be specific on what the problem is: It sounds like it isn't an issue with background tasks, but rather with TalkBack's rapid presentation of notifications interfering with your ability to do anything else. Does that seem right? I don't have a suggested solution, but it sounds like the problem you ...

10/5/10 by Chris Hofstader - 24 posts by 9 authors

My first few days of using Spiel.


Unlike talk back, spiel actually reads the message "please speak" or something to that affect. Typically this little bit of speech is picked up by the search and ... I've worked with this app with talk back successfully for longer periods of time, and really need to have access to jot myself notes at will when in ...

9/30/10 by Matt Diemert - 28 posts by 8 authors

Re: difference between Spiel and Talk Back?


Talk back does not. 3. When you turn off your phone, Spiel announces the carrier, date and time. Rather convenient. 4. Spiel announces blank spaces on my home screen, takl back doesn't.. Just a few things, but I've only been using Spiel since Thursday, and as we've had out-of-town company all weekend, ...

9/26/10 by Donna Goodin - 5 posts by 5 authors

RE: Where Is the Proximity Sensor Exactly?


I've found that the sensor often does work on my droid, it's just not as responsive as it was prior to the talkback update. Warm regards: Matt Diemert 330-980-0046 -----Original ... When I first got the phone and was using the software that came with it by default, Talk Back did recognize the proximity sensor. ...

9/26/10 by Matt Diemert - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Kindle app almost works


I tried two free books which said they were "text to speech enabled", but Talk Back behaved just the same as I have already described. ... The registration went very well, with Talk Back finding and speaking what it should. So, my Ally is now registered in my Amazon.com account as my Kindle Android device. ...

9/25/10 by Ann - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: Kindle


No idea how well it does or doesn't work with Talk Back either. Wayne On 9/25/10, Ann <ta...@gmail.com> wrote: You could probably download it to your SD card ... The Kindle app is just a hair short of being very accessible with Talk Back, but it isn't there yet. Skype: tate886 Google Voice: 1-872-222-8799 ~Ann On ...

9/25/10 by Wayne Merritt - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Talkback bugs.


... and the proximity sensor doesn't silence speech, but other people with other phones have no problem. What I do to delete a message and make Talkback stop is to press Back to get out of the message, then press the delete key on the keyboard. Talkback talks a little, but it doesn't read the entire message again. ...

9/24/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Male Voices on Android with Talkback?


Wayne On 9/24/10, Courtney Curran <moop...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi, Are there any male voices that can be used in accordance with Talkback? They just seem easier to understand, just a personal preference. Thanks in advance, Courtney Listen to The Wonderful World of Doo-wop with me, Moopie Curran on Fridays at ...

9/24/10 by Wayne Merritt - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talk Back reading the screen


About the system updates in particular, Talkback doesn't say anything, and I don't remember the phone vibrating. A sighted person was with me when I updated to 2.2, so she describe the image on the screen: a phone and a box with arrows showing the update progress. I think the phone should emit some sort of progress ...

9/24/10 by Wayne Merritt - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: When the battery goes flat


Ann tat...@gmail.com eyes-free My battery has gone completely dead a couple of times since getting my Ally, and so far, I have not noticed anything bad happening with talk Back or my data or anything. And, with the Ally, you cannot charge it powered off because it powers itself back on automatically when the ...

9/24/10 by Ann - 10 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback Update


Kenny On Wed, Sep 22, 2010 at 02:07:12PM -0700, TV Raman wrote: Minor bug fix -- nothing that should be end-user visible --- there was an edge case where TalkBack restarting left things in a potentially bad state. If you're interested in the technical details, you can see the Changelog in the eyes-free codebase. ...

9/22/10 by Kenny Hitt - 4 posts by 3 authors

Talk Back suggestions


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free These are all good suggestions, and are on the TalkBack roadmap. Wayne Merritt writes: This may not be the best way of contacting the developers of Talk Back, but thought that since they're on this list, they might take note. If this is set to be introduced in a future upgrade, ...

9/20/10 by T.V Raman - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Keyboard doesn't work on LG Ally


Thing is, I used to get speech before installing the Talk Back item from the market last night. My speech failed and the phone turned off in the ... Is there a way I can roll my phone back to the way it was before I installed Talk Back from the Android Market? Before the installation, the OK button worked as it ...

9/16/10 by Wayne Merritt - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back


... September 14, 2010 3:43 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back So can users of other phones install this ROM? Donna On Sep 14, 2010, at 3:30 PM, Wil James wrote: It uses Android 2.2, and the stock rom from T-Mobile uses Android 2.1. ...

9/14/10 by Donna Goodin - 12 posts by 4 authors

Re: Talkback and Dates


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Thanks for checking into the date issue. TV writes: this is a known problem with the Pico TTS engine --- easiest work-around is to set it to an alternative date format. This is not something that is directly under TalkBack's control.

9/13/10 by Ana G - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: turning on talkback by dead reconing?


Kenny On Mon, Sep 13, 2010 at 09:39:14AM -0800, Rusty Perez wrote: Hi folks, I need help starting talkback just by counting key presses. I can get to settings. How many times do I press down to get to accessibility? From there, how many times do I press down to get to talkback? And, then, are there 1 or 2 ok ...

9/13/10 by Kenny Hitt - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: Getting started with LG Ally


I went and looked at the LG Ally at a Verizon store today, was abel to direct the representative to turn on Talk Back and Kick Back, and did a little tinkering with the phone. ... At the store while helping me to setup the phone and move the micro SD card from my old phone, someone had turned down Talk Back. ...

9/13/10 by Rusty Perez - 3 posts by 3 authors

Setting voice speed for Talkback ?


del65 ici...@gmail.com eyes-free Actually you can change the speed of the voice for SMS but it doesn't affect Talkback unless you check that this setting is the default. I didn't find a way to change voice settings Alos finer tuning of voice speed would be nice, because the current setting don't satisfy me : faster ...

9/11/10 by del65 - 1 post by 1 author

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


Barbara barba...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I downloaded the TalkBack extended App from the Market and my phone already had the TalkBack App on it. If the Market App hurts the phone, you can remove it. WebReader locked my phone so I removed it. It was difficult to remove because the phone was locked but I managed to ...

9/10/10 by Barbara - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: Summary of updates to TalkBack and EyesFree Shell:


Donna Goodin good...@msu.edu eyes-free Hi TV Just a quick question, in order to manipulate these end user preferences do we need to install the separate user preferences app? It sounds on your blog like some of them can now be set within Talk Back. Appreciate any clarification. Best, Donna On Sep 9, 2010, ...

9/9/10 by Donna Goodin - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: change-log for the new talkback?


To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Date: Thursday, September 9, 2010, 1:17 AM Hi folks, Has any one seen, a list of changes in the latest version of Talkback? In case someone didn't notice, there was an update today. I'm noticing that the proximity sensor doesn't stop speech any more, and it seems to anounce immages ...

9/9/10 by Barbara - 2 posts by 2 authors

Configuration of talkback


hboti hbo...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, i've a hero working with talkback, and i wish to know if exist a metode to change the parameters of talkback, 'events,actions,...'. thanks.

9/6/10 by hboti - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Using Espeak voices in Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Andre, I just switched my phone to Spanish. If you've been experimenting, you probably did everything right. The last step is to turn the phone off, then turn it on again. Here's what I did to change the voice and language using 2.2: 1. Go to Settings. ...

8/26/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Some problems with Talkback


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi Andre, I believe that if you have accessability checked in the accessability menu, and talkback checked, then talkback should start automatically when the phone starts. It takes it a little while before it starts talking. Talkback will not reat the status bar when you ...

8/17/10 by Rusty Perez - 2 posts by 2 authors

Samsung vibrant smartphone talk back app


grace gracem...@yahoo.com eyes-free Does anyone know if this phone has an app that reads the screen - talkback feature- for those of us who are visually impaired? I spent so much time trying to find out, but don't seem to be looking in the right places. This phone just came out, so I'm hoping it has that ...

8/16/10 by grace - 1 post by 1 author

Obtaining the latest developement build of Talkback


Christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free Hi, If I want to try the latest developement build of Talkback, where to get it? Any new features in it except for being able to change TTS? Many thanks, Christian --

8/9/10 by Christian - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Questions abouth Android and Talkback


Jyotsna Kaki jyots...@google.com eyes-free Hi Andre, How can I to know date and time with talkback? It is much easier to do so if you have Eyes-Free shell. If you have Eyes-Free shell then: 1. Go to the home screen. 2. Place your finger anywhere on the screen and that is read as "home". 3. ...

8/5/10 by Jyotsna Kaki - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Using talk backwith bluetooth


I was wondering could you use talk back with your bluetooth? If so will it run your battury down if you leave talk back on like mobile speek. -- You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" group. To post to this group, send email to eyes...@googlegroups.com. ...

8/5/10 by Jyotsna Kaki - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Suggestion -- alt/shift locks Indicator in Soundback


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, I'm not suggesting that creating a way to alert for shift or alt in talkback will fix the soundback problem. Most people who need to be alerted if capslock or altlock is on will be using talkback, but we may, or may not, be using soundback, or kickback, ...

8/2/10 by Rusty Perez - 9 posts by 5 authors

RE: Strange problem with Talkback


-----Original Message----- From: Christian <chri...@runbox.com> Sent: den 30 juli 2010 03:33 To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Strange problem with Talkback Hi all, I don't know what has happened, but it was after I was in keyboard settings and I klicked on the last item in that menu which was not spoken ...

7/30/10 by Christian - 7 posts by 3 authors

RE: Strange problem with Talkback


-----Original Message----- From: Christian <chri...@runbox.com> Sent: den 30 juli 2010 03:33 To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Strange problem with Talkback Hi all, I don't know what has happened, but it was after I was in keyboard settings and I klicked on the last item in that menu which was not spoken ...

7/30/10 by Christian - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: phofiles and sighlent ringer questions


Rusty Perez writes: Dominic, you say something interesting, you need to turn the ringer up before using talkback. My talkback volumes are independant of talkback. So I need to silence two separate levels of sound before going in to church" or going to sleep. Can I tie the speech to the ringer? Rusty On 7/29/10, ...

7/30/10 by T.V Raman - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Question -- Turning Ringer on and Off


Amber Boggs rub...@socal.rr.com eyes-free so is it safe to asume that if talkback is not talking and I hit my up and down arrows it should affect the ... Dominic On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Amber Boggs <ru...@socal.rr.com> wrote: How can one tell if the ringer volume is going up or if the talkback or media ...

7/29/10 by Amber Boggs - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Bluetooth


I could be wrong but from my experience in the past not all headsets work with TalkBack....they have to specifically be A2DP. I currently have a regular headset that does not work with Talkback, only the phone. There does not appear to be many choices for mono A2DP headsets so the better solution is to have the ...

7/25/10 by Jason - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re[2]: Switching between Talkback and Spiel


Christian On 2010-07-24 at 11:12 Dominic Mazzoni wrote: Actually it's safest to have both TalkBack and Spiel running for a short time. Turn both of them on, then turn off the one you don't want. - Dominic On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Christian <chri...@runbox.com> wrote: Hi all, When I get my phone I want ...

7/24/10 by Christian - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Just a hypothetical situation ...


Dominic Mazzoni dmaz...@google.com eyes-free Marc Mulcahy posted a script to this list a few months ago that shows how you can not only install talkback but also turn on accessibility settings from the command-line. It does require you turn on USB debugging on your phone first, but once you do that, ...

7/22/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 10 posts by 6 authors

Re: new member intro and a question


Presently this is not possible with TalkBack, but there has been some talk about making this more customizable. One workaround for the time being would be reducing the phone's media volume before locking it. If you're using the Eyes-Free Shell, simply press the volume down key for a second or two prior to locking, ...

7/19/10 by Casey Burkhardt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: getting a droit what do I need to noRe: my android studders


To start talkback, press the menu button and scroll over to settings. Scroll down to accessability. First, check the first checkbox "accessability" then check the talkback box. I am pretty sure that talkback should be on the droid from the start. When you start talkback it says something about the software having ...

7/17/10 by jgallacher1987@gmail.com - 10 posts by 5 authors

RE: Talkback commands


There are no commands such as "read screen" or "read to end of line" talkback is designed to just work and read what ever is available through the accessability features. Rusty On 7/12/10, Jordan Gallacher <jgall...@gmail.com> wrote: I'm wondering the same thing. Jordan -----Original Message----- From: ...

7/13/10 by Jordan Gallacher - 5 posts by 3 authors

Android and Talk Baack questions


Angus MacKinnon vig...@gmail.com eyes-free I was wondering if their was an accessible Firefox and Thunderbird 3.1 planned for Android and Talk Back planned? I use the current Portable Firefox and Thunderbird 3.1 with NVDA on my PC. Also, one thing that attracks me to Apple's IPhone, is you can tap anywhere on the ...

7/9/10 by Angus MacKinnon - 10 posts by 8 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


nolan darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free -----begin pgp signed message----- hash: sha1 on 07/09/2010 03:52 pm, halim sahin wrote: with the 0.8-0.9 pre release which you have sent me has the same problem which you have described in your mail. in other words, spiel can't stopped in menu->a11y. i am sure this ...

7/9/10 by Nolan Darilek - 15 posts by 8 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... on fr, jun 04, 2010 at 11:37:00 -0700, svetoslav ganov wrote: halim, here is a build with the proximity sensor commented out. please let me know how it goes. thanks! well it goes fine. now my best uptime for the motorola milestone was 2d and 18 hours. my question is: can you please add a check to talkback, ...

7/8/10 by Rusty Perez - 13 posts by 4 authors

a few talkback questions


... to the newest one. but anyway, here are my questions. first, sms messaging, that is not accessible at all these days using talkback? the calendar, how accessible is that? and finally, if installing espeak, since i am from sweden and want to use swedish, will it work with talkback? many thanks, christian.

7/8/10 by Christian - 5 posts by 4 authors

re: fw: [nabs-l] accessible android e-mail and barcode reader available


... both spiel and talkback. i did not check for any recent improvements in this area, and did not like the idea of implementing one (recommended) method for talkback and something else for spiel. regards the vOICe for android http://www.seeingwithsound.com/android.htm on jul 8, 6:24 am, steve jacobs <stevenijacob. ...

7/8/10 by blindfold - 13 posts by 7 authors

re: talkback vs spiel


nolan darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free -----begin pgp signed message----- hash: sha1 on 07/06/2010 06:29 pm, christian wrote: also, is spiel available in other languages? not yet, but 0.9 will move all the strings out into separate files such that they can be translated. spiel was my first android app, ...

7/6/10 by Nolan Darilek - 2 posts by 2 authors

any news on the proximity sensor bug in marvin shell & talkback?


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi folks, i am seeing a talkback update but can't update since the sensor bug was fixed. same for marvin shell. i can't use marvin as my default screen because of the battery draining issue. i am now using spiel and the test talkback version without the proximity ...

7/1/10 by Halim Sahin - 1 post by 1 author

talkback


jordan gallacher jgallac...@gmail.com eyes-free a while ago, talkback would read the incons on the home screen plus a few other things when i think i did a double tap on the screen. anyone know if that feature will come back? jordan --

6/30/10 by Jordan Gallacher - 1 post by 1 author

re: programatically enabling TalkBack


... either by a sequence of keystrokes or gestures, or via some programatic means when installing the apk containing the accessibility tool. probably a sequence of keystrokes or gestures would be better, considering that talkback comes pre-installed on many devices. apple's really raised the bar here. as a blind ...

6/28/10 by Kenny Hitt - 7 posts by 5 authors

re: another question


rusty perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free T.V. raman i think commented on the fact that not all devices come preinstalled with talkback EtAl. it doesn't surprise me that the htc phone didn't have it because i think the sence .i. renders the phone less accessible. you probably want a phone with a keyboard for now ...

6/26/10 by Rusty Perez - 8 posts by 4 authors

TalkBack 2.2.2 : what's new ?


Since the 2009's Google IO I saw nothing new about Talkback evolution, so I was glad to see a Talkback update this month but... do you have some changelog to publish for this new version (2.2.2) ? Thanks in advance for this information, Laurent Asfaux PS: Otherwise I am preparing an article about Android ...

6/23/10 by del65 - 1 post by 1 author

re: possible problem with talkback and in-call behavior


rusty perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free if this is the case, that the phone ap turns off the screen during calls, then why would the behavior be different during phone use with two different screen readers? rusty on 6/10/10, halim sahin <hal...@googlemail.com> wrote: hi, i think this isn't a talkback ...

6/11/10 by Rusty Perez - 4 posts by 3 authors

re: info please about audio levels in android


dominic on thu, jun 10, 2010 at 10:04 am, charles chen <c...@google.com> wrote: eyes-free apps (including TalkBack) - media volume phone ringer - ringer volume turn by turn navigation - notification volume on thu, jun 10, 2010 at 10:02 am, rusty perez <rust...@gmail.com>wrote: which audio stream does ...

6/10/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 5 posts by 4 authors

problems with the myTouch slide from t-mobile


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. i just bought a myTouch slide from t-mobile. i'm experiencing several accessibility issues. when we started, accessibility was grayed out on the settings menu. we couldn't activate it until we downloaded talkback from the market. after we got talkback running, ...

6/7/10 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free guys, i have just updated the TalkBack code. it was lacking a couple of bug fixes i did quite recently. sorry for dropping the ball here :) please let me know if you have any questions issues etc. thanks! cheers svet --

6/1/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 10 posts by 6 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


charles chen clc...@google.com eyes-free this log looks normal. all the accessibility events are tied to user actions such as going through the settings menus, etc. on mon, may 31, 2010 at 12:19 pm, halim sahin <hal...@googlemail.com>wrote: hi charles, have you looked into the posted logs? thx halim --

6/1/10 by Charles Chen - 45 posts by 6 authors

re: starting talkback in the emulator


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. be aware the source for talkback isn't likely to be current. the developer doesn't understand an open source project means you make meaningful change logs and current source available. kenny ] on wed, may 26, 2010 at 09:33:04pm -0600, marc mulcahy wrote: hello: it seems ...

5/27/10 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: talkback: checking active widgets on the homescreen


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free halim, the best way to identify the battery drainer is to go to settings -> about phone -> battery use. thanks! cheers svet --

5/24/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 3 posts by 2 authors

news about talkback and android?


sebastian dellit se...@blinzeln.de eyes-free hello eyes-free readers, is there a way to get more infos and input about planed features from talkback/android? e. g. about a rss-feed, twitter, ...? what is the roadmap from talkback? is there everybody ho knows more about the next android version and planed features ...

4/29/10 by Sebastian Dellit - 1 post by 1 author

eyes-free as a part of android?


sebastian dellit se...@blinzeln.de eyes-free hello eyes-free readers, after installing the android 2.1 i notice that soundback, kickback and talkback is a part of the android accessibility menu. it means, that i doesn't able to remove the soundback, kickback or talkback. is this correct? but when i didn't install ...

4/29/10 by Sebastian Dellit - 1 post by 1 author

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


TalkBack hard-codes all of its presentation logic, and may require app developers to handle certain corner cases explicitly within their own code. spiel provides scripting, and the next release will open the architecture for user-contributed app scripts. yes, this is a lot of potential variation for app developers ...

4/25/10 by Nolan Darilek - 11 posts by 5 authors

re: clarifications


... a replacement for talkback...it uses talkback as its accessibility speech. the eyes free shell is more like a stand alone app that you could use as a home screen replacement as well. it is an app that you swipe your finger in different directions to perform different tasks. swiping upward is the date and time, ...

3/25/10 by Jason - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: navigatin in edit fields with talkback


nolan darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free on 03/23/2010 12:45 pm, svetoslav ganov wrote: 2. speaking capital letters seems not be suported in talkback. is there someone working on this? TalkBack is delegating the text to be spoken to the tts engine and one could have a different engine. can you send me some ...

3/23/10 by Nolan Darilek - 3 posts by 3 authors

best handset for talkback in the uk


adrian adr...@dogfish.plus.com eyes-free hi, are there any eyesfree user in the uk on group? or can anyone comment on which are the best handsets available outside the us for use with talkback? i read somewhere that it's easiest to have a handset with physical call and call end buttons, is this correct? in the uk ...

3/18/10 by Adrian - 5 posts by 5 authors

re: new talkback in market


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free hi, the best way to figure out how to to the check if TalkBack is enabled see at the following source in eyes-free: 1. this is the TalkBack code that exposes intent broadcast commands TalkBackService: ...

2/26/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 10 posts by 5 authors

re: next TalkBack interation....


dominic mazzoni dmaz...@google.com eyes-free actually in the favorites tab there's a small heading that isn't currently read by TalkBack, called "frequently called". anything you manually mark as a favorite goes above this, but the "frequently called" section is automatically populated with contacts you dial ...

2/26/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 4 posts by 3 authors

2 questions about android and talkback


hank smith hanks...@gmail.com eyes-free hello does the krome os have talkback or any accessibil accessability built in if so how do i get to it? also i have been seeing alot of phones from china clones knock offs etc using android os will these work with eyes free? if so i can get phones f fore 60.00 dollars or ...

2/23/10 by hank smith - 1 post by 1 author

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


... the proximity sensor a special case? thanks. on 02/08/2010 04:27 pm, T.V raman wrote: see http://eyes-free.blogspot.com/2010/02/silencing-speech-with-wave-of-your-hand.html for a new experimental TalkBack feature that lets you silence speech on newer android devices like the MotoRola droid and google nex one.

2/19/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 5 authors

re: next TalkBack interation....


ronald schwartz ato...@gmail.com eyes-free it will work when you get the 2.1 update. which willbe coming soon so relax. on feb 17, 2010 8:53 pm, "jason" <kistl...@gmail.com> wrote: i am excited to hear about another talkback interation. i have been very impressed with the process and i feel it is very ...

2/17/10 by ronald schwartz - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free hi, we are working on the next TalkBack iteration and will take into account the in-call speech problem and will most probably make it a configurable setting. we will keep you updated. thanks for the wonderful feedback! cheers svet on wed, feb 17, 2010 at 12:48 am ...

2/17/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I don't have any complaints about Spiel, but I'm finding Talkback rather messy. Spiel is nice enough to stop speaking an item when you switch to a newer item. Talkback insists on completing the speech of the older item before beginning speech on the next. ...

2:56 PM (8 hours ago) by XEngineer - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


In any case, this problem doesn't seem to happen with Talkback.We have contacted the developer of Spiel and will try to fix this issue as soon as possible. ... It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader. ...

Jul 18 (1 day ago) by Caroline Ragot - 20 posts by 12 authors

RE: code factory stand alone apps


Look at how much Spiel and Talkback are being used as an alternative to MA as screenreaders. The Free solutions, provide a service to those that want to save money, and they also raise the bar on the Paid app providers, as they are competition.. Bottom line? Please, please rethink this. On Jul 15, 2011, at 3:14 PM, ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Jarrod Jicha - 29 posts by 13 authors

Re: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my>previously>>>> purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.>>>> Daniel>>>> >>>> >>>> >>>> On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com wrote:>>>> >>>&gt; Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 24 posts by 10 authors

RE: Problems With Talkback Keyboard


Take care, Ed -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Ana G Sent: Monday, July 11, 2011 3:14 PM To: eyes-free Subject: Re: Problems With Talkback Keyboard Are you trying to use the Talkback keyboard while also using MA? ...

Jul 11 (8 days ago) by Walter Cone - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Mobile Accesability


But there are Spiel and Talkback as alternatives. Though with those the web isn't quite accessible. Egun On, Lagunak! (Basque for G'day, Mates) Louie P. "Pete" Nalda http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda <3D"http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda"> http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda <3D"http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda"> ...

Jul 10 (9 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: anyone had experience with either the Sanyo Zio or Samsung Replenish?


... <3D"http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda"> http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda <3D"http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda"> http://www.linkedin.com/in/lpnalda <3D"http://www.linkedin.com/in/lpnalda"> twitter @lpnaldaDeedra Waters <d...@the-brannons.com> wrote: There's also the talkback onscreen keyboard. ...

Jul 9 (10 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 12 posts by 7 authors

RE: T-mobile and new phones:


Walter Cone walt...@gmail.com eyes-free You may want to change your keyboard input settings to the talkback keyboard. It will make it much easier to type. *From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] *On Behalf Of Jennifer Palmer*Sent:* Friday, July 08, 2011 6:01 PM*To: ...

Jul 8 (11 days ago) by Walter Cone - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Improved Ideal Web Reader and help needed


The second and perhaps better solution is to add a view over the web page something like the eyes-free home page or the talkback cursor pad> that can be used as an alternative method of supplying commands to the> web reader.> > If anyone has access to the code for those parts of either product, I'd like to get my ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Laura Weiss - 5 posts by 3 authors

RE: Droid Pro experiences?


... asking for a friend that needs an answer quickly, today ifpossible.Does anyone have experience with the Droid Pro from Verizon?Can you tell me if it has any kind of track pad at all, arrow keys, andgenerally, if it is completely useable with Spiel or Talkback?I'm interested in your experiences with this model. ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Rick Alfaro - 5 posts by 4 authors

RE: Android 2.3 anyone


Note also that with this phone you can accessibly root it and install the new rom using talkback. You only need sighted help to turn on accessibility in the new rom once installed. I know other owners of the shift have had luck answering calls by just swiping up, but for me the motion needed to answer depended on ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: Talkback and Touchscreens


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free The touchscreen isn't accessible on Android. Individual apps--like Eyes-Free Shell, WalkyTalky, The vOICe for Android, and Ma--can use an accessible touchscreen interface, but generally speaking, we use the d- pad because that's the only way we have for getting to controls, ...

Jul 4 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Facebook update


After the buttons, Talkback calls the wall a webview. If> this is so, then the phone won't read in this view, hence my big problem.Correct. I observe this problem as well; introduced by the latest facebookupdate! I just reverted my update to the original version which came with thephone from about a year ago, ...

Jul 4 by Sharonda - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Is there an alternative for iheartradio


Everything else can be filled out normally using the arrow keys and talkback. This is better than the epic, which doesn't show you the new contact button ... It's lightning fast, stable when using talkback, and pretty good in terms of battery life. On Jul 3, 2011, at 9:56 AM, Mike Arrigo wrote: The only app I know ...

Jul 3 by Mike Arrigo - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Some getting-started help, please?


Currently, I have Talkback installed as my screen reader... Thanks! Robin -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/index.html You received this message because you are subscribed to the Google Groups "eyes-free" group. ...

Jul 2 by Tom Randall - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free jason, the hyphen issue has been fixed and the new version of TalkBack which will be pushed on market in the next couple of days will contain the fix. as for the need to install TalkBack explicitly the very first time, we are working on this issue. thanks for the ...

2/2/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 5 authors

re: crome os have talk back?


blindfold seeingw...@gmail.com eyes-free google chrome and google android have been developed as completely separate projects, although there is speculation that they will merge or converge at some point in the future (sergey brin hinted at that). however, afaik it means for now that android's TalkBack is not ...

1/15/10 by blindfold - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


original message ----- from: "T.V raman" <r...@google.com> to: <eye...@googlegroups.com> sent: monday, january 11, 2010 11:07 am subject: re: talkback clarification, please? no, this is not a TalkBack issue. on the motorola droid, there is no physical "hangup" button. i have marked the spot on the screen where ...

1/11/10 by hank smith - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: newby


SoundBack - additional non-speech audio feedback for android. requires android 1.6 or higher to work. t-mobile g1 - TalkBack, KickBack, SoundBack can be installed from android market. you will have to install the voice data for tts as well from android market. t-mobile myTouch - TalkBack, KickBack, SoundBack come ...

1/8/10 by Joe Orozco - 16 posts by 9 authors

re: tts TalkBack doesn't read non-focusable text?


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free RNekic, on android the views (widgets) that become focused or selected fire accessibility events which are consumed by accessibility services such as TalkBack. hence, currently the platform does not expose information for not-focusable views to client applications ...

12/21/09 by Svetoslav Ganov - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: AVD questions gallore, sort of new to all this


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free If you search this board, you'll find a couple of posts in which I described the procedures for getting talkback, spiel and pico installed. After they've ben installed, you need to go into SQLite and enable them - unless you have sighted help that can go into settings and ...

Jun 29 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Phones without physical keyboard or trackpad


Tom Randall lizard...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, if you are comfortable with a virtual keyboard then it is possible to use the talkback keyboard in place of a real one. However yes you do still need a hardware directional device of some sort be it a d-pad or arrow keys or a trackpad, if you don't have this there ...

Jun 28 by Tom Randall - 3 posts by 2 authors

RE: Dialing During a Call -- Touch screen only question


-----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Ana G Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:24 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Dialing During a Call -- Touch screen only question I can use the Talkback d-pad to dial during a call by navigating to ...

Jun 28 by Walter Cone - 14 posts by 6 authors

Re: spiel


Does Talkback keyboard come with Talkback? I couldn't find talkback keyboard in the Market. Thanks in advance. On Jun 25, 2011, at 12:55 PM, Matěj Plch wrote: Hi, for activating the microphone on keyboard, you must have switched on the virtual TalkBack keyboard. Next step is activating the item under ...

Jun 26 by Pete Nalda - 35 posts by 13 authors

selecting talkback vs spiel by app


Donald Raikes don.r...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Is there a way to specify whether you want to use spiel or talkback for a specific app? I know certain apps work better with one than the other, and while I have settled on speel as my primary screenreader, I think that sometimes talkback might do a better job.

Jun 24 by Donald Raikes - 2 posts by 2 authors

enabling Talkback in emulator


Aaron Cannon can...@fireantproductions.com eyes-free Hi all. I'm trying to enable Talkback in the emulator. I'm using V2.3.3. However, there is nothing in the setteings > Accessibility except the power button ends call option. Any ideas how I can get this to work? Thanks. Aaron.

Jun 22 by Aaron Cannon - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack stopped working


Alexis Robin lxs...@gmail.com eyes-free That's true, number of item can be differ in setting. That's the reason why i didn't give the number of item and told to go at the complete down of the menu. Now, make the test. I'm sure, everyone as the item About at the end of the list, then date and time with up arrow and ...

Jun 22 by Alexis Robin - 18 posts by 10 authors

Re: can i disabling talkback for specific app?


I'm hesitant to spend a lot of work on that if there is not strong evidence that it is the right and only way to keep Talkback from speaking (and speaking in the wrong language). Peter On Jun 18, 5:33 pm, Julian Harty <juli...@gmail.com> wrote: Shiro, Peter, The following code looks like it might be what you're ...

Jun 18 by blindfold - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: Android Development


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I answered this a few weeks ago, but here it is again: First, download the .apk files for talkback, soundback, ... Note that I suspect the line for enabling talkback is wrong, but spiel does start talking. You'll find that the emulator is very slow with spiel, ...

Jun 18 by XEngineer - 4 posts by 3 authors

Spiel and Talkback


It seems to run just a bit faster than Talkback, this could just be my imagination though, and I like the item counts for lists. Talkback used to tell me, when I pressed the button to turn on the screen, the time and my ringer volume. Is there any way to get spiel to do this? thanks Storm -- Vinux Publicity ...

Jun 15 by Storm Dragon - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


Also someone has already stated that you should only have one of either spiel or talkback ticked. The Milestone 2 can easily manage 2 synths as I got rather frustrated in trying MA. It's a good phone and very solid. I hope you get it fixed soon. Gena On 6/14/2011 2:37 AM, Alexis Robin wrote: Hello, I confirm that ...

Jun 14 by Georgina Joyce - 8 posts by 5 authors

milestone 2: bug, talkback doesn't read and when does, can't finish a simple word


After the installation of tool for Accessibility and talkback, I'm confronting with a strange problem. Talkback doesn't react when I move in every menu. I've no problem with pico TTS who is alright with eyes free shell or readout, the screen reader of motorola. To solve my problem, i'd tried to desinstall and ...

Jun 13 by Alexis Robin - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Thinking About Exchanging G2 for sidekick


On Jun 11, 2011, at 3:43 PM, Denise Thompson wrote: No I haven't had any problems using talk back on the sidekick. I periodically swithc from MA to talk back and/or spiel and I've found they all work well and are very similar. I kind of like the talk back virtual d-pad area, but I don't like the talk back virtual ...

Jun 11 by Mike Arrigo - 14 posts by 6 authors

Re: Talkback issue apparently resolved


Georgina Joyce r2...@o2.co.uk eyes-free Hello, Well I haven't experienced any problem with voice readouts and talkback being ticked on my Milestone 2. However, I do feel that something isn't quite right. My trouble started when I installed Loquendo TTS. I didn't understand why people were so skaving of pico TTS, ...

Jun 10 by Georgina Joyce - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: After talkBack update, keyboard acting funny.


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Jeff, Talkback was updated twice yesterday. The behavior you describe (eg, Talkback saying "9" instead of "space," etc.) is what was happening with the first update. the second update corrected all of that, so things should get back to normal when you update Talkback again. ...

Jun 9 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack d-pad


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Right, you still need a physical d-pad of some sort. the hope is that the bug that prevents the soft d-pad from working everywhere is corrected in a future version of Android. But for now the hardware d-pad is still necessary for screen reader users.

Jun 9 by Ana G - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: MA how and where to download


Denise Thompson den...@cox.net eyes-free Rick When you turn talk back off, you need to turn MA on-meaning check it under accessibility. ... When you want talk back again you turn talk back on and uncheck MA. Then MA only speaks if you are in the suite. At 05:45 PM 6/2/2011, you wrote: I have a few questions about ...

Jun 2 by Denise Thompson - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: spelling on the droid


I was able to turn on the talkback keyboard but to be honest my phone started acting a little strange and I might have gotten it to work better but I really didn't try all that ... P Cheryl Simon wrote First, go into the language and keyboard settings and make sure the entry called "Talkback Keyboard" is checked. ...

May 28 by Nathan Romo - 18 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback crashing


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free That's just it, i "never" had any problems with the epic till the latest changes to talkback, that's why i'm reporting it. Seems something in the latest talkback changes over say the past 2-3 months have started the problem. I never had any problems till talkback was ...

May 26 by Deedra Waters - 11 posts by 4 authors

Re: speech rate in Talkback


On May 22, 2011, at 7:01 PM, Stuart Russell wrote: Today, I started playing with the Talkback screen reader. I haven't yet found a way to increase the speech rate. Can this be adjusted? I would also appreciatesome clues on entering * & # while on calls. I'm using a g2 on T-mobile, & have installed both Talkback ...

May 24 by Denise Thompson - 5 posts by 5 authors

Talkback - "Now send text message" when making a phone call


cholland holland...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, When I try to make a phone call using HTC Inspire, the Talkback app continually say's "Now send text message" over and over again. Thanks,

May 23 by cholland - 1 post by 1 author

Re: peco talkback spiel etc.


Hello, I had to et my daughter quickly do something using my phone today and thus disabled accessibility. she said it was confusing and to make a long story short, i killed the voices. when i re-enabled talkback, that ugly robot came on. is that how peco is supposed to sound? it's very slow and isn't at all ...

May 22 by Angelo Sonnesso - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Accessibility Preferences


Sometimes the Talkback keyboard makes arrowing with the physical d-pad slow, even if the keyboard is set to hidden. ... Last night, I corrected the problem by restarting Talkback. I just down-stroked to Applications on the eyes-Free Shell, navigated to Restart Talkback, and pressed the selector. ...

May 22 by Nathan Romo - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: How to Reenable Talkback


If you have Talkback/spiel selected as your default TTS system, then you'll get doubled voices while in MA. From what you've described, it sounds like you have nothing selected as your default voice so the phone stops speaking as soon as you leave the main MA area. The easiest way to get speech back is with sighted ...

May 20 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

talkback keyboard on EVO shift?


John J Herzog johnj...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, I would like to try using the talkback keyboard on the EVO shift. Unfortunately, I can't seem to select it as the input method. When I go to text input and output, I see the talkback keyboard as an option. I check it, but there's another option in there called ...

May 20 by John J Herzog - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Talkback and Buttons


I got talkback turned on again but still no speech. I will try to go to voice and make sure voice readout is turned on but need someone who can get me there to do it. I will be sure happy when Android is more accessible (grin). *From:* eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] *On Behalf Of ...

May 18 by Walter Cone - 10 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback won't work


To run Talkback, the only thing you have to do is go into Settings/Accessibility and check Accessibility and Talkback. If you did that and the phone still isn't speaking, you may be missing the actual text to speech library. This is unlikely if your brother uses Navigation and gets spoken directions as he's driving ...

May 13 by Ronald van Rhijn - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Frustrating from TalkBack keyboard


On 5/12/11, Matěj Plch <p...@seznam.cz> wrote: Hi, i have no controls on the phone, so I must use TalkBack keyboard. I hope, that these issues will be fixed in near future. Regards Matej Dne 12.5.2011 18:55, Kevan P. napsal(a): If your phone has a navigational control, use Touchtype. ...

May 12 by Kevan Pulis - 5 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback keyboard tutorial not accessible on t-mobile g2


Chris Miller ne5v...@gmail.com eyes-free I have an Evo Shift, and the tutorial has been hit or miss. I'm still trying to work out where the long press for an edit field is. Only had the phone now for just over two weeks.

May 6 by Chris Miller - 8 posts by 7 authors

Re: TalkBack keyboard feedback


I'm still trying to like the TalkBack keyboard, and want to use it instead of my own, but keep encountering major issues which prevent this. The other day I was sending a text with the hardware keyboard. I discovered halfway through the message that the symbols I was getting in the text differed *drastically* with ...

May 5 by Kevan Pulis - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Keyboard question


Regards Matej Dne 3.5.2011 21:17, Kevan napsal(a): You can use Spiel with the Talkback keyboard, but touchtype might be better, just because it works a lot easier ... The talkback keyboard will sort of work with spiel. Features like repeat last and spell last won't work. The function to get network partially works. ...

May 4 by Matěj Plch - 6 posts by 5 authors

talk back build errors


Trevor Saunders trev.s...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, I tried to build talk back from svn tonight and had some issues. First per the README in TalkBack/ I added android.library.reference.1=../commandslib/ android.library.reference.2=../actionslib/ android.library.reference.3=../ime/latinime/ to default.properties, ...

May 3 by Trevor Saunders - 1 post by 1 author

Re: hope for talkback


Original Message ----- From: "XEngineer" <fent...@gmail.com> To: "eyes-free" <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Thursday, April 28, 2011 9:45 PM Subject: Re: hope for talkback Code Factory did a good job inside Mobile Accessibility. However, outside their application, things don't work so well. ...

Apr 28 by johnvi - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack: Keyboard


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I think that user experiences with talkback are dependant on the phone they are using. Phones with a vendor supplied OS enhancement are particularly problematical with any accessibility software. I do note that on my phone, certain characters are normally not spoken when ...

Apr 28 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard


... lightsrage1985 msn: light...@hotmail.com yahoo: jenniferpalmer2000 myspace: http://myspace.com/lights_rage facebook: http://facebook.com/lightsrage ----- Original Message ----- From: Storm Dragon To: Android Eyes-Free Sent: Monday, April 25, 2011 9:00 PM Subject: Talkback Keyboard Hi, Where is backspace? ...

Apr 25 by Kevan - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Feedback


johnvi johnvi...@gmail.com eyes-free I hope that talkback will be just like voice over of iPhohne that can read all the menu and other icon even with out the physical keyboard. I am just little frustrated with my phone but I am still hopeful this can be work out. I will not sell my phone expecting google will ...

Apr 25 by johnvi - 3 posts by 3 authors

TalkBack and call log and caller id


The second question is about the caller id. I Got it to announce the caller id once at the beginning of ringing... But In case I don't hear it and want to chcek who is calling me, can I press something and make the TalkBack to tell me who is calling me? Or what the best choice for the caller id? thanks a lotMike.

Apr 25 by Mike Hed - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Bluetooth Keyboard with TalkBack, Spiel or MA


On 4/24/11, Kevin Chao <kevi...@gmail.com> wrote: Is it possible to pair a bluetooth keyboard to an Anroid phone, such as Nexus One running Android 2.2, allowing navigation, feedback, and input using TalkBack, Spiel, or Mobile Accessibility? Thanks, Kevin -- For Android accessibility documentation, ...

Apr 24 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Bluetooth Keyboard with TalkBack, Spiel or MA


On 4/24/11, Kevin Chao <kevi...@gmail.com> wrote: Is it possible to pair a bluetooth keyboard to an Anroid phone, such as Nexus One running Android 2.2, allowing navigation, feedback, and input using TalkBack, Spiel, or Mobile Accessibility? Thanks, Kevin -- For Android accessibility documentation, ...

Apr 24 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free It is part of the newer versions of TalkBack. I think it requires Android 2.1 or above. If you have a compatible phone, go into settings -> Language and Keyboard. The TalkkBack keyboard should be listed. check it to enable it as an alternativbe input device. ...

Apr 24 by XEngineer - 18 posts by 11 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard Settings Question


I think it takes you to Talkback Keyboard settings but I'm not sure. On 4/23/11, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: I'm working on my update to the Talkback post, and I've got a question about one of the keyboard settings. If you go into Settings/Language and Keyboard/Talkback Keyboard Settings, ...

Apr 24 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Talkback Volume


It would be great for Talkback to have a separate volume control, especially when listening to music. I'd love that. When listening to music, I sometimes have to pause the song before doinga nything or i'd get lost. I do know that the music player is easy to get to from the status bar when a song is playing, ...

Apr 20 by Kevan - 2 posts by 2 authors

talkback volume


Justin Harris justin...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello all, I was just wondering if there was a way to adjust talkback volume independently from system volume. I ask, because sometimes it seems like talkback is sooooo loud. I guess this is handy when in a loud environment, but let me tell ya, when I go to check my ...

Apr 20 by Justin Harris - 1 post by 1 author

Re: MA vs talkback and spiel


I know there are three screen readers on android, talkback, spiel, and ma.<br> What I am looking for is a comparison of these screenreaders, pros and cons for each and basic opinions of each. I will compile this information and provide a reccommendation to the development team/qa group for which screenreader(s) to ...

Apr 20 by Cheryl Simon - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: Nexus-s


If one then adds other software solutions, such as Code Factory's Mobile Accessibility, in conjunction with the latest version of TalkBack, one then has a virtually ... Update Talkback and Kickback, so you know you're running the newest version. In the case of the Nexus-S, this is especially important. ...

Apr 19 by M. Taylor - 11 posts by 6 authors

talkback questions


Is there any way to shut talkback up, like the control key for JAWS? A lot of times, I already have enough info and want to keep moving through a screen, yet talkback keeps reading a controll long after I have tried arrowing away from it. It would be nice if there was some way to shut it up, so that I could then ...

Apr 19 by Justin Harris - 1 post by 1 author

RE: talkback


From: eyes...@googlegroups.com on behalf of XEngineer Sent: Mon 4/18/2011 4:22 PM To: eyes-free Subject: Re: talkback With 1.6, you are going to need to get talkback and other apps from non market sources. Be sure to go into settings -> applications and set the check box to allow installation of non market apps. ...

Apr 19 by Mcclure-Rogers, Donna (Protection & Advocacy) - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: Android Talk back


Ed Henselder ehens...@gmail.com eyes-free Bingo We have a Winner ... Thanks aparently it is all in the fingers.. guess now I need to learn all the finger gestures how to fill in forms pick a link etc.. As a side question I had Mobile speak on my Ozone how similar is Mobile accessiblity? thanks again On Apr 18, ...

Apr 19 by Ed Henselder - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: IDeal Web Access packRE: Digest for eyes...@googlegroups.com - 24 Messages in 6 Topics


I'm not sure what TalkBack and Steal does yet because I haven't had a sighted person to look yet. Don't get me wrong, and maybe I mis spoke, I think all of these manufactures have their ... I now use Talks, TalkBack, Steal, Mobile Speak, and VoiceOver. They all have their little things that the others can't do. ...

Apr 18 by Buddy Brannan - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack on Screen keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Yes, when you open an application, like SMS or Market, you can use the soft d-pad to move around the screen. So in the Messaging app, I can use the soft d-pad to move to the edit fields and to move to and activate the Send button. Remember you still need a physical ...

Apr 15 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Cyanogen mod with spiel or talkback?


Since clockwork recovery is a special mode your phone boots in to, neither talkback or spiel are loaded. As such, you need sighted help to perform these functions. John On 4/12/2011 7:33 PM, Mike Arrigo wrote: I was looking at how to install this rom, it can get a bit complicated, not sure if it requires sighted ...

Apr 12 by Mike Arrigo - 8 posts by 5 authors

Talkback and the Alt Key


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I've been having trouble unlocking the alt key when I use Talkback and the physical keyboard. I've got the Talkback keyboard set to hidden, and I haven't tried this with the soft keyboard. The issue is this: I was adding an event to the calendar. ...

Apr 12 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free To get to Talking Dialer, press the Search button while in the Eyes-Free Shell. Once you're in Talking Dialer, press Menu to toggle between Phone Book and dialing Modes. While in Dialing Mode, you can use the touchscreen to dial a number. While in Phone Book mode, ...

Apr 9 by Ana G - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free And Talkback keyboard makes my phone work slow, touchtype is fast. At least release the latest version into the market if it's not already. On 3/30/11, Holly <hrj...@gmail.com> wrote: No, no! Please develope TouchType at least a little more. TalkBack keyboard requires 2.2 ...

Apr 6 by Kevan P. - 21 posts by 9 authors

Serious talkback / VPN bug


When Talkback is enabled, it just keeps repeating "connected to VPN" every few seconds. This renders VPN unusable for Talkback users. I have not found a way to turn off the VPN notification or to disable speaking of notifications in Talkback. Fortunately, voice readouts and mobile accessibility don't have this ...

Apr 3 by Tim in 't Veld - 10 posts by 6 authors

RE: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free I really liked the new TalkBack keyboard but I had to go back to TouchType because for some reason when using the TalkBack keyboard, it seems to get stuck when arrowing down through a list. For example in the manage installed applications app, I can't get past the second ...

Apr 2 by Rick Alfaro - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: question about talkback in Spanish


I am spanish, and Talkback works in spanish too. Por lo que veo hablas español. El problema es que vendí mi android antes de los cambios en talkback y antes de que Code Factory lanzara su aplicación. Saludos. . On 4/2/11, Justin Harris <just...@gmail.com> wrote: Hello all, I am so excited. ...

Apr 2 by Justin Harris - 13 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback and not reading notifications


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free The trick works fine with TalkBack. On mine, when the box in Accessibility Preferences is checked, there's no speech when screen is off, and the talking caller ID setting works too. In spiel, I've tried all those settings in the Spiel settings menu, and I can't get the phone ...

Mar 28 by Kevan P. - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Turning off Eyes-free Shell and Talkback


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Go into settings, applications, application management. click the eyes-free item. In the menu that appears, click clear defaults. You might also want to do that for any other home pages on your phone, like the android home page. Once you get out of the settings area, ...

Mar 26 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Talkback with the stock messaging app


Regards Matej Dne 26.3.2011 19:09, Ana G napsal(a): what I notice about the Talkback keyboard is that things work fairly well when I'm using the touch screen while the phone is closed, but problems arise when the phone is open whether I'm using the hard or soft keyboard and d-pad. for example, In Messaging, ...

Mar 26 by Matěj Plch - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free My impression is that Code Factory intended that MA replace all other accessibility software on the Android. Therefore, they ignored the normal API and installed its' own speech interface. They also did things that disrupt use of the keyboard during phone calls, ...

Mar 26 by XEngineer - 40 posts by 17 authors

Ideos with android 2.2 froio and talkback


Mario Loreti mario....@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, it is possible to explore the youch screen of this phone with talkback? I have activated it, but talksback reads elements only when they are already been activated. I will want to nkow if I can explore the touchscreen without activating elements first. Thanks!

Mar 26 by Mario Loreti - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Cheryl Simon cls...@google.com eyes-free Do you have version 2.7.2 of Talkback? I have a different HTC Sense phone, and the option is available on mine. On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 5:43 PM, Mike Arrigo <n...@charter.net> wrote: Ok, that phone uses htc sense, and because of htc's modifications, switching keyboards can ...

Mar 25 by Cheryl Simon - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback remooved from market


Legend has it that on Friday 3/25/2011 04:13 PM, Charles Chen said: FYI, the latest TalkBack requires APIs from 2.2 and higher. If you are on a device older than that, you won't be able to use the latest TalkBack, so Android Market filtering may have kicked in and hidden it from you on your device. ...

Mar 25 by - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: Talkback Issues


Kenny On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:44:44AM -0700, Ana G wrote: I'm noticing a couple of issues with the Talkback keyboard. They're still occurring even after last night's update. 1. the more I use the soft keyboard, the harder it is to navigate out of edit fields. the first night I had problems about a fourth of the ...

Mar 25 by Kenny Hitt - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard force closing....


(Big Smile) Mark On Mar 23, 2011, at 5:21 PM, Mallmix wrote: Just installed the talkback update that was released tonight. but the virtual keyboard is still crashing as soon as I touch the screen.... the virtual d-pad works great though.. just need to get the keyboard working... is anybody else experiencing this ...

Mar 25 by Mallmix - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: The new Talkback keyboard and Music Player


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Hi, When you disable the Talkback keyboard, with what screen reading solution are you using with the music player? Mark On Mar 23, 2011, at 2:50 PM, Kevan P. wrote: When the new Talkback keyboard is on, the default music player is not accessible. It doesn't let you move around ...

Mar 23 by M. Taylor - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback stopped talking etc


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free You can get the best of both worlds, you can set the talkback keyboard as your default, and use spiel as the screen reader, it works fine. On Mar 23, 2011, at 6:22 AM, Deedra Waters wrote: I bounce between talkback and spiel because i prefer them for different things mainly ...

Mar 23 by Mike Arrigo - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free Really? Wonder if it's fixed in gingerbread? So, when you press the menu key, you are able to move around in the menus? If so, then I will be getting a nexus s, I've been wanting one of those. On Mar 23, 2011, at 3:21 AM, M. Taylor wrote: Thisis not true. ...

Mar 23 by Mike Arrigo - 16 posts by 7 authors

Re: TalkBack navigation pad and tablets?


gmail.com> wrote: Hi, I wander, with those new changes in talkback to support on-screen navigation and on-screen keyboard, is it possible to use talkback with android tablets? I am actually would be more interested to get the good android 2.2 or 2.3 tablet, I have already so many phones! Any thoughts? Thanks a lot.

Mar 23 by Alan Viverette - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talkback and 2.1


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free According to the post describing the changes to Talkback, the new features--the soft keyboard, the soft d-pad, and the global hotkeys--are available to people with Android 2.2. Do people with 2.1 notice any changes? I'm asking because I'm planning to update my blog post on ...

Mar 23 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

Update from Mark on Nexus S with New TalkBack


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Hello Everyone, I found that I could not put my Nexus S down last night after installing the new version of TalkBack. I thought I'd share my experience: 1. As stated in a previous post to the list, I, like others, cannot navigate the Menu items using the on-screen dPad. 2. ...

Mar 23 by M. Taylor - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Mark's First Impressions on the new TalkBack


On 3/23/11, Kevan P. <ke...@gmail.com> wrote: Traci, you may need to re-install TalkBack. Turn on another screen-reader, go into the market and re-install. Turn on TalkBack when you're done. On 3/23/11, traci evans <tr...@gmail.com> wrote: do i need to update my ld talback? i'm catching up on email and I'm ...

Mar 23 by Kevan P. - 8 posts by 4 authors

RE: new talkback, caller id, and epic 4g


Caller ID has mixed success when using Talkback but works perfectly if I'm using Spiel. Not criticizing, just stating for the record and for anyone that tracks these issues. Rick -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Deedra Waters Sent: Tuesday, ...

Mar 22 by Rick Alfaro - 2 posts by 2 authors

TalkBack keyboard forces TALKBACK to shut down


Daniel K. Gartmann d...@danielgartmann.dk eyes-free Hi, I tried turning on the TalkBack keyboard, which on my HTC Desire Z in Danish is called Android Keyboard. But, when I go into the TalkBack keyboard settings, TalkBack gives an error message saying it closes and that I get the option either to close the program or ...

Mar 22 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack from Android Market


MLock1g mlo...@gmail.com eyes-free Thanks you guys!!! X. something in TTS didn't install properly. Up and running now. b XEngineer wrote: Check the settings under voice and speech. Make certain that pico or a substituted voice is checked. If you disable pico by not checking it under speech settings, ...

Mar 17 by MLock1g - 5 posts by 3 authors

talk back and spiel


Jim King j...@annabessacook.com eyes-free When talk back is enabled the eyes free shell will not start when I start it from the initial startup screen. If speil is enabled, eyes free shell will start just fine. What is the problem? Jim --

Mar 16 by Jim King - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: Different voices for Talkback and Spiel


I only tried it with Talkback once and no speech there either. Guess I'll have to go with Susan but the Svox voices would have been very nice. Rick -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of XEngineer Sent: Tuesday, March 15, 2011 10:15 AM To: ...

Mar 15 by Rick Alfaro - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: Translation of Spiel


Also, I've noticed that Talkback notices when there's a slider EG in the volume control from the sound settings but doesn't speak the level of the slider. ... The time is spoken when the screen is unlocked similar to TalkBack and IOS, and I fixed a number of crashes I found in my reporting tool. ...

Mar 13 by Kevan P. - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: how to load the Talkback screen reader with Kickstart and the Sounds program


I think it's possible to skip this step, but I'm not sure how it's done. then from the Home screen, someone will have to press the Menu button, then touch Settings, Then touch Accessibility. Once Accessibility is open, that person will have to touch Accessibility and Talkback. The phone should be speaking after ...

Mar 9 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: suggestions for codefactory


Sam Bloomberg tekno...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, If you select MA instead of Talk Back you can use it just like Talk Back and have the same access. You don't have to use Talk Back to access the other programs. On 3/3/11, XEngineer <fent...@gmail.com> wrote: I did report the Google login problem to Code Factory ...

Mar 3 by Sam Bloomberg - 28 posts by 14 authors

Re: TalkBack & Spelling


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Talkback tends to spell when things are in all caps. This is helpful with initials, like USPS, but it's anoying when you're reading an app description in the Market and trying to visualize the characters of the really important thing the developer wants you to know or the ...

Feb 26 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

RE: How to get TalkBack to not talk when I get a phone call


The TalkBack volume is the same as the Media volume. KevanGC wrote: Yeah, if the button turns the speech up and down, you should be able to turn the speech down and just have the ringtone play. If the ringtone is on "vibrate," you can do one of two things: 1: Make sure the phone is locked, and swipe your finger on ...

Feb 25 by Gordon - 11 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Not all phones have a Caller ID option in Settings/Call Settings. If you're a Talkback user, there is also a Caller ID option in Accessibility Preferences. I think there is one there too for Spiel users.

Feb 16 by Ana G - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


Original Message ----- From: "Ann" <ta...@gmail.com> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Thursday, February 10, 2011 1:07 AM Subject: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card Hi folks, Is it normal for Talkback to stop speaking when mounting the phones USB card to an XP computer? ...

Feb 10 by Mike Arrigo - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updating Talkback


Amber Boggs rub...@socal.rr.com eyes-free Aunna you said talkback should be free the first time you update it. does this mean it will no longer be free for updates? i havent been following android lately. amber ----- Original Message ----- From: Ana G To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Sent: Wednesday, February 02, ...

Feb 3 by Amber Boggs - 13 posts by 8 authors

Re: speal or talk back screan readers??


They even tried to convince me that TalkBack violated their warrantee even though it was factory installed. If things go wrong with your phone, your vendor may not accept it as under warrantee unless you remove any of those third party apps. -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: ...

Feb 1 by Mike Arrigo - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: TalkBack on any Android phone?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Q: I believe that perhaps these quirks [in the Sense UI] can be solved by installing other applications like for example the k9 for e-mail? where the e- mail reader by default isn't accessible or would I be wrong in that regard? A: These are two separate issues. some things ...

Jan 8 by Ana G - 11 posts by 6 authors

IRC client most usable with android and talkback?


Androirc's small-print menus and channel switching and whatnot all appear to work with talkback, and it allows me to set the font to large enough to read in the chat windows. I was able to set up connections, including to a server that requires SASL, very easily. However, talkback itself does not work within the ...

Jan 3 by Frankie - 2 posts by 2 authors

Keyboard Echo in Talkback


Jeremiah Z. Rogers jzr4...@jzrogers.com eyes-free Last one from me for the night. Any way to eliminate Talkback's keyboard echo in Eclair? Many thanks! Jeremiah Z. Rogers --

Jan 1 by Jeremiah Z. Rogers - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: A few queries regarding setting myself up with android/talk back


Daniel Dalton daniel....@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Please see my response below. I have an LG Ally,and mine performs beautifully. But, it is only running That's good to hear. android 2.1, or as Verizon calls it now, 2.1.1. I have heard we are supposed to get 2.2, but I am not holding my breath. ...

12/29/10 by Daniel Dalton - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Several New User Questions - will repost separately If Preferred


Q: Can I change the speed of Talkback speech? I have found a way to influence the speed of speech through the TTS Extended service, but not Talkback. ... Can I make Talkback move through info a word at a time? Spell a word I didn't understand? A: No. At this time, you can't read letter by letter, word by word, ...

12/28/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

help with the ascend and talkback please.


Vencer Cotton vaco...@gmail.com eyes-free I just got a new ascend and I have installed talkback from the market and have accessibility and talkback checked but I still don't get any voice output. Can anybody help with this or even recommend another app that might work even better? Thanks for all your help. --

12/25/10 by Vencer Cotton - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Enabling talkback on SonyEriccson X10 Mini pro


tyflo...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello Jorge, You have to install Talkback, soundback, kickback and speech support from the market. Then, go to settings and active accessibility checkbox in accessibility section. The Sony Ericsson X10 is not a good phone for blind users because it has not up and down arrow keys. and ...

12/20/10 by Jonathan Chacón Barbero - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Differences between TalkBack and Spiel


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free The best way to decide which screen reader you want to use is to try them out. they're free and you can have both of them on the phone. You can even have both on for a few minutes while you turn one on and turn the other one off. They're very similar. ...

12/14/10 by Ana G - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: downloading issue of talkback in Motorola xt502


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you have a sighted person around, you might try uninstalling, then reinstalling Talkback. That sometimes works when apps aren't installing properly,though it's possible that Talkback can't be uninstalled. also, I notice that apps sometimes don't install if the battery is ...

12/14/10 by Ana G - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Weirdness with my Ally and talkback


My Talkback always says "screen on/off" when I press the End button, and then it usually gives the ringer volume, and I think also the time. Yes, I promise you that there really is a Menu button on the physical keyboard, and it is the most upper right hand key, very last in the top row of keys. ...

12/6/10 by Ann - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Weirdness with my Ally and talkback


My Talkback always says "screen on/off" when I press the End button, and then it usually gives the ringer volume, and I think also the time. Yes, I promise you that there really is a Menu button on the physical keyboard, and it is the most upper right hand key, very last in the top row of keys. ...

12/6/10 by Ann - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback doesn't talk + Suggestion for Phone Gallery


Tom ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ana G"<...@sbcglobal.net> To:<e...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Friday, November 26, 2010 11:51 PM Subject: Re: Talkback doesn't talk + Suggestion for Phone Gallery When you get into settings, you need to use the up- and down-arrow keys to find the specific item you ...

11/27/10 by Matěj Plch - 9 posts by 4 authors

Re: Ringer and Talkback Volume


When Talk Back is talking, you can raise and lower the Talk Back volume with the volume keys. When it's not talking, then you're adjusting the media or ringer volume. Hth, Wayne On 11/24/10, Edward.Przybylek <edward...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi all, The ringtone I've selected for my phone is fairly quiet. ...

11/24/10 by Wayne Merritt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Chris--Updating Talkback + Reading Email


Talkback can be updated regardless of your version of the operating system. I was running 2.1 when I got my phone and updated my screen reader once or twice before my OS was updated. To update Talkback, go to the Market, press the Menu button, arrow to and press OK on Downloads, then arrow to and press OK on ...

11/9/10 by Ana G - 4 posts by 2 authors

Talk back


Jennie A Facer jennie...@gmail.com eyes-free Does anyone have the Droid II and have the problem where talkback cuts out a lot and cakes it so you can't hear stuff that is going on? For instance instead of saying all applications, it says stuff I can't understand. I wish I could demonstrate this to someone. ...

11/4/10 by Jennie A Facer - 1 post by 1 author

Talkback Update


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm noticing some nice new changes with the Talkback update. the phone now announces the time when you turn the screen on, and the proximity sensor seems more responsive. Speech is consistently interrupted when I wave my finger over the lower left-hand corner (portrait ...

10/30/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Turn Talkback accessibility on/off programatically?


Adamx adam.i...@gmail.com eyes-free Just a user of the app. I know that with a rooted phone, it's possible to use Tasker to change the Linux system settings (see http://tasker.wikidot.com/rootbasic ), but if the accessibility settings are stored in a database, that approach won't work. Adam On Oct 28, 1:42 pm, ...

10/28/10 by Adamx - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: you tube and the droid


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi Che, I believe I read on the eyes-free blog that you can run talkback on the droid 2 and it will not conflict with its built-in voice app. You might get the best of both worlds. I have used youtube on my lg ally. When the video finishes playing, I just arrow around ...

10/27/10 by Rusty Perez - 8 posts by 5 authors

RE: spiel versus talk back


Talkback was designed to work out of the box. It works well, as long as programs have followed the accessibility guidelines and tagged their controls. There is little ability to configure, but that is increasing. Spiel was built, I believe, with the idea that users should be able to configure it to work with apps ...

10/26/10 by Wil James - 9 posts by 6 authors

Talkback and Reading Messsages


Barbara barba...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free How do I get Talkback to read my messages? Barbara --

10/23/10 by Barbara - 2 posts by 2 authors

talkback update and locking the screan when on a call


Amber Boggs rub...@socal.rr.com eyes-free hi everyone, two things, first when I update talkback I now cant access many aplacation, and even many parts of the phone settings etc. it just stopps talking! is there a fix to this problem? if I uninstall the update it works fine! However with out the update I am unable ...

10/18/10 by Amber Boggs - 1 post by 1 author

Re: introductory questions


Talkback is the main one. With that installed and with the Accessibility item checked, the phone should speak and you should be able to do the rest yourself. Two other apps you may want are Kickback and Accessibility Preferences. 2. what is eyes free shell, and does my device have this shell already? or is it ...

10/18/10 by Ana G - 11 posts by 9 authors

Re: Multi-tasking, Big Downloads and TalkBack


Chris Hofstader c...@hofstader.com eyes-free Does TalkBack have global keystrokes? There are some huge security gaps in desktop screen readers, including JAWS, so big one can drive a Mack Truck through them. Until someone makes an entirely secure accessibility API that does everything necessary to make a truly ...

10/5/10 by Chris Hofstader - 24 posts by 9 authors

Re: On the street -- Google nav and The vOICe for Android


I had TalkBack running as my screen reader. One thing to keep in mind is that The vOICe only speaks locations and compass directions while running in the foreground, ... Also keep in mind that the spoken directions from Google Navigation are independent of TalkBack, and in fact sound also with TalkBack off. ...

9/27/10 by blindfold - 20 posts by 4 authors

Re: Where Is the Proximity Sensor Exactly?


When I first got the phone and was using the software that came with it by default, Talk Back did recognize the proximity sensor. However, after I got an updated version of Talk Back from the market, the proximity sensor hasn't made any difference at all. I've even put my whole hand right over the sensor and ...

9/25/10 by Rusty Perez - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: difference between Spiel and Talk Back?


But, are there any significant differences between Spiel and Talk Back? Does one screen reader work better with a certain app than another? Does one drain a battery faster than another? Do they both use the same default voice? Is one more customizable than the ohter? Can they both run at the same time or as in ...

9/25/10 by Wayne Merritt - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Kindle app almost works


The registration went very well, with Talk Back finding and speaking what it should. So, my Ally is now registered in my Amazon.com account as my Kindle Android ... Talk Back speaks various technical information perfectly, even down to telling me the book title, author, and even what color my display is showing the ...

9/25/10 by Ana G - 10 posts by 4 authors

Re: Male Voices on Android with Talkback?


Skype: tate886 Google Voice: 1-872-222-8799 ~Ann On 9/24/2010 2:10 PM, Courtney Curran wrote: Hi, Are there any male voices that can be used in accordance with Talkback? They just seem easier to understand, just a personal preference. Thanks in advance, Courtney Listen to The Wonderful World of Doo-wop with me, ...

9/24/10 by Ann - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talk Back reading the screen


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Sometimes when I press a button, like for an app update, Talkback doesn't speak and nothing else happens, so I'm not sure what's going on. Since the phone usually vibrates for major events, I hit back and try again. I almost always get some sort of feedback the second time, ...

9/23/10 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talk Back suggestions


Wayne Merritt wcme...@gmail.com eyes-free This may not be the best way of contacting the developers of Talk Back, but thought that since they're on this list, they might take note. If this is set to be introduced in a future upgrade, then I'll be patient. I'd like to see Talk Back to have the ability to review ...

9/18/10 by Wayne Merritt - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Keyboard doesn't work on LG Ally


I downloaded Talk Back from the market last night, to update the Talk Back I have on my phone, so that might have something to do with it. Any ideas? Many thanks, Wayne -- Follow me on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/wcmerritt My websites: www.wayneism.com www.whitecaneday.org -- For Android accessibility documentation ...

9/16/10 by Rusty Perez - 7 posts by 4 authors

RE: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back


... -----Original Message----- From: Ana G [mailto:lot.o...@sbcglobal.net] Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 2:09 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back When my Droid was updated to 2.2, I noticed the speech was muzzier. ...

9/14/10 by Wil James - 12 posts by 4 authors

Talkback and Dates


This is not something that is directly under TalkBack's control. Ana G writes: Just pointing out a quirk in the way Talkback reads the date. I didn't notice it until yesterday. I have my phone set to display dates in the mmddyyyy format: 12/31/2010. I had an event in my calendar for yesterday, which was September ...

9/13/10 by T.V Raman - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: turning on talkback by dead reconing?


Press the center of the d-pad to get in. the top item is Accessibility, and it's a check box, so all you need to do to turn it on is to press the center of the d-pad. Kenny is also right about the other options changing places. When I was running 2.1, I remember Talkback being next to Accessibility. ...

9/13/10 by Ana G - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Jennifer, you should have no trouble if you download the latest version of talkback from the market. Have fun with your new droid and feel free to ask questions here about accessibility. Rusty On 9/9/10, Jennifer W. <jenn.p...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi everyone, ...

9/10/10 by Rusty Perez - 9 posts by 6 authors

change-log for the new talkback?


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi folks, Has any one seen, a list of changes in the latest version of Talkback? In case someone didn't notice, there was an update today. I'm noticing that the proximity sensor doesn't stop speech any more, and it seems to anounce immages occasionally when I track over ...

9/9/10 by Rusty Perez - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Using Espeak voices in Talkback


andre carioca andre....@gmail.com eyes-free My Android is 2.1 and not have some options. 2010/8/26, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net>: Andre, I just switched my phone to Spanish. If you've been experimenting, you probably did everything right. The last step is to turn the phone off, then turn it on again. ...

8/26/10 by andre carioca - 3 posts by 2 authors

RE: installed talk back from the market


Matt Diemert mcdi...@gmail.com eyes-free So, per the tips and trick section of the android info, I installed talkback from the market, and upon doing so, when I reboot, I have no speech, I still get the kick back, but no talk back. Any thoughts? Also, I keep getting prompted to upgrade to 2.2 but I'm not sure if ...

8/23/10 by Matt Diemert - 9 posts by 3 authors

Re: Some problems with Talkback


2010/8/17, Rusty Perez <rust...@gmail.com>: Hi Andre, I believe that if you have accessability checked in the accessability menu, and talkback checked, then talkback should start automatically when the phone starts. It takes it a little while before it starts talking. Talkback will not reat the status bar when ...

8/17/10 by andre carioca - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Samsung vibrant smartphone talk back app


Dominic On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 9:25 AM, grace <grac...@yahoo.com> wrote: Does anyone know if this phone has an app that reads the screen - talkback feature- for those of us who are visually impaired? I spent so much time trying to find out, but don't seem to be looking in the right places. ...

8/16/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 2 posts by 2 authors

Using talk backwith bluetooth


Jeremy jeffers jeremyj...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all. I was wondering could you use talk back with your bluetooth? If so will it run your battury down if you leave talk back on like mobile speek. --

8/4/10 by Jeremy jeffers - 1 post by 1 author

Questions abouth Android and Talkback


How can I to active talkback in Motorola milestone? How can I to know date and time with talkback? Best regards. Andre. -- MSN: andrecar...@terra.com.br Skype: andrecarioca2006 Yahoo Messenger: andrecarioca2004 ICQ: 113956032 Aim: doidonautarj Jabber: andrecar...@jabber.org Blog: ...

8/4/10 by andre carioca - 1 post by 1 author

Re[2]: Strange problem with Talkback


Christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free Hi, OK, so I managed to find the settings application but now Talkback doesn't read much and it only reads parts of some lines. So maybe I should do a hard reset of the phone and also install Spiel just to compare. Does anyone know how to hard reset the motorola? ...

7/30/10 by Christian - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Question -- Turning Ringer on and Off


Dominic On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Amber Boggs <ru...@socal.rr.com> wrote: How can one tell if the ringer volume is going up or if the talkback or media is ... TalkBack will tell you the current setting. The only checkbox is silent mode, but pressing the volume controls will take you out of silent mode, ...

7/29/10 by Amber Boggs - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback on android live os?


Casey Burkhardt caseybu...@google.com eyes-free I've not actually tried this, so I can't say for sure, but it appears the project is building off the 1.5 (cupcake) branch of Android, which was before accessibility features were added, so it's unlikely that TalkBack is included. Thanks, Casey Burkhardt Google On ...

7/24/10 by Casey Burkhardt - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: Switching between Talkback and Spiel


Jordan -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Halim Sahin Sent: Saturday, July 24, 2010 9:23 AM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: Switching between Talkback and Spiel Christian: Why don't you wait until you get the phone to ask such ...

7/24/10 by Jordan Gallacher - 4 posts by 4 authors

getting a droit what do I need to noRe: my android studders


So can someone please pretty please give me some advice on things I should do to set up talk back, are there other apes that read are there settings I need to have turned on to get it to read like it should, are there apes that do work for things like facebook, are there any aps that allow you to surch the web or ...

7/17/10 by Amber Boggs - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback commands


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi guys, There is no documentation on talkback that I am aware of. Any control over speech rate can be made in the "text-to-speech" settings under the settings menu. You can change the language there as well as the tts engine if more than one is installed. ...

7/13/10 by Rusty Perez - 5 posts by 3 authors

re[2]: installing talkback


6. on android market search for talkback (using the search icon or using a dedicated search button / key if your phone has one). select talkback from the results, and follow the prompts to install it. you will be asked to confirm that you grant the software the various permissions. expect to click through various ...

7/9/10 by Christian - 11 posts by 8 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


... nolan darilek wrote: on 06/30/2010 11:47 am, halim sahin wrote: hi nolan, i am confused reading that you can't shutdown spiel on your phone. my motorola milestone stops spiel when i uncheck the checkbox in settings->accessibility. i can then switch from spiel to talkback or back from talkback to spiel. ah, ...

7/9/10 by Halim Sahin - 15 posts by 8 authors

re: a few talkback questions


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. on thu, jul 08, 2010 at 12:03:21pm -0700, T.V raman wrote: espeak works with TalkBack, and sms has always talked with TalkBack since TalkBack's initial release. would you please point me to documentation on using espeak with talkback? i've only been able to get talkback ...

7/8/10 by Kenny Hitt - 5 posts by 4 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... with the standard talkback version, my best uptime was 12 hours. i have gps turned on all the time. same for 3g. wlan ist on when i am at home. bluetooth somethimes etc. ok last three days i didn't use the phone very much. but getting the phone running almost three days is not possible with standard versions of ...

7/8/10 by Halim Sahin - 13 posts by 4 authors

re: programatically enabling TalkBack


on 06/15/2010 06:08 pm, marc mulcahy wrote: all: i posted a note asking how to programmatically enable TalkBack a couple weeks ago. i figured out how to do this-- this will allow a blind developer to independently install and enable TalkBack on the emulator. note that this won't work on a production phone, ...

6/15/10 by Nolan Darilek - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: possible problem with talkback and in-call behavior


beth koenig bet...@gmail.com eyes-free maybe it's not switching the controls from the screen reader to the phone app quickly enough, if at all. i notice my g1 lagging a lot when using talkback. it might need to have some sort of bypass put in. like (if sensor on call-screen during call, then lock screen). you would ...

6/11/10 by Beth Koenig - 3 posts by 3 authors

re: info please about audio levels in android


charles chen clc...@google.com eyes-free eyes-free apps (including TalkBack) - media volume phone ringer - ringer volume turn by turn navigation - notification volume on thu, jun 10, 2010 at 10:02 am, rusty perez <rust...@gmail.com>wrote: which audio stream does talkback use? thanks rusty on 6/10/10, ...

6/10/10 by Charles Chen - 5 posts by 4 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free TalkBack is part of the EyesFree project, and all of the sources are checked in and current. hittsjunk writes: halim sahin wrote: hi, on sa, mai 29, 2010 at 07:47:28 -0500, kenny hitt wrote: hi. hopefully, you will have better luck getting this info than i did. the talkback ...

6/1/10 by T.V Raman - 8 posts by 5 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi charles, have you looked into the posted logs? thx halim.

5/31/10 by Halim Sahin - 44 posts by 6 authors

starting talkback in the emulator


marc mulcahy ma...@levelstar.com eyes-free hello: it seems like there must be a way to programmatically start talkback in the android emulator using the am command line interface to the activity manager, but i can't for the life of me figure out how. can somebody tell me what i'm missing? a way to get talkback going ...

5/26/10 by Marc Mulcahy - 1 post by 1 author

talkback: checking active widgets on the homescreen


... the running active widgets on the homescreen? the problem is the batterie needs to be charged every 12 hours. disabling wlan/gps/bluetooth/3g network doesn't help. so it might be a backgroundapp/widget which prevents the milestone from going to standby. software: android 2.1 update 1 , talkback. regards halim.

5/22/10 by Halim Sahin - 2 posts by 1 author

eyes-free as a part of android?


TalkBack, SoundBack and KickBack are android system applications, i.e. liek google maps and friends, they are there on *every* android phone for newer releases. this is a ... 3. as a rule, TalkBack, SoundBack and KickBack rev faster on market than do android builds; sebastian dellit writes: hello eyes-free readers, ...

4/29/10 by T.V Raman - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


... they need only query this system service for any that provide speech feedback. furthermore, there could be additional processing based on the contents of this array, so for instance if TalkBack handles something that spiel doesn't, or if there is a spiel script for the app in question, its behavior could be ...

4/24/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 10 posts by 5 authors

re: navigatin in edit fields with talkback


2. speaking capital letters seems not be suported in talkback. is there someone working on this? TalkBack is delegating the text to be spoken to the tts engine and one could have a different engine. can you send me some use cases for that so wee can look into those and probably come up with a solution :) 3. are ...

3/23/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: question about talkback on the phone


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free vickie, TalkBack can be shut off by putting your hand close to the proximity sensor which unfortunately the g1 device does not have. as much as i know the droid and nexus one are the devices with such sensors. we are considering making speech during a phone call a ...

3/17/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 4 posts by 4 authors

next TalkBack interation....


jason kistle...@gmail.com eyes-free i am excited to hear about another talkback interation. i have been very impressed with the process and i feel it is very exciting to be on the ground floor to really be involved. is there somewhere to read the current list of issues to be fixed or improved with the next ...

2/17/10 by Jason - 1 post by 1 author

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


henning oschwald h.osc...@gmx.de eyes-free hi, am 16.02.2010 23:26, schrieb svetoslav ganov: the lost of speech during a call is an experimental feature we have added to TalkBack. some users complained to hear it during a phone call. it seems that you are of the opposite camp :) we could consider making this ...

2/17/10 by Henning Oschwald - 4 posts by 4 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


charles chen clc...@google.com eyes-free just a few points to clarify: 1. this silencing feature from talkback is global and happens at the tts level. if the user stops speech from talkback, it will stop speech from other apps that are currently speaking through the tts as well. there are a few cases where this ...

2/9/10 by Charles Chen - 4 posts by 3 authors

re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free this bug has since been fixed; please upgrade TalkBack from the android market. vickie writes: hi. i notice when using my g1 phone, that when i'm entering a phone number in new contacts, one it places a hyphen in, every number spoken is announced as hyphen. vickie from texas ...

2/1/10 by T.V Raman - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


Pete Nalda lpn...@gmail.com eyes-free The only way I've found around this is to turn off notifications in the mail client of your choice. Then I only get sms notifications and caller iD's. On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:29 AM, Donald Raikes wrote: Hi all, Well I never thought I would say that a screen reader was too ...

1:23 PM (9 hours ago) by Pete Nalda - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader. -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/index .html You received this message ...

Jul 18 (1 day ago) by Steve Nutt - 19 posts by 11 authors

Re: code factory stand alone apps


Look at how much Spiel and Talkback are being used as an alternative to MA as screenreaders. The Free solutions, provide a service to those that want to save money, and they also raise the bar on the Paid app providers, as they are competition.. Bottom line? Please, please rethink this.On Jul 15, 2011, at 3:14 PM, ...

Jul 15 (4 days ago) by Jennifer Palmer - 21 posts by 11 authors

RE: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously> >>>&gt; purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.> >>;>>> >>>> Daniel> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>> >>>>; On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com wrote:> >>>>> >>>> Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. ...

Jul 15 (4 days ago) by Sharonda - 21 posts by 10 authors

Re: Problems With Talkback Keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Are you trying to use the Talkback keyboard while also using MA?

Jul 11 (8 days ago) by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Mobile Accesability


But there are Spiel and Talkback as alternatives. Though with those the web isn't quite accessible. Egun On, Lagunak! (Basque for G'day, Mates) Louie P. "Pete" Nalda http://www.myspace.com/musikonalda http://www.facebook.com/lpnalda http://www.linkedin.com/in/lpnalda twitter @lpnalda amy sutton ...

Jul 10 (9 days ago) by Gordon - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: anyone had experience with either the Sanyo Zio or Samsung Replenish?


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free There are 3 accessible keyboards, the one that comes with mobile accessibility, the one that comes with talkback, and another one called touch type. On Jul 8, 2011, at 7:07 PM, lenron brown wrote: whartt would be some accessable on screen keyboards On 7/8/11, ...

Jul 8 (11 days ago) by Mike Arrigo - 6 posts by 5 authors

Improved Ideal Web Reader and help needed


The second and perhaps better solution is to add a view over the web page something like the eyes-free home page or the talkback cursor pad that can be used as an alternative method of supplying commands to the web reader. If anyone has access to the code for those parts of either product, I'd like to get my hands ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Droid Pro experiences?


... rick....@gmail.com eyes-free Hello folks, asking for a friend that needs an answer quickly, today if possible. Does anyone have experience with the Droid Pro from Verizon? Can you tell me if it has any kind of track pad at all, arrow keys, and generally, if it is completely useable with Spiel or Talkback? ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Rick Alfaro - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Is there an alternative for iheartradio


Everything else can be filled out normally using the arrow keys and talkback. This is better than the epic, which doesn't show you the new contact button at ... It's lightning fast, stable when using talkback, and pretty good in terms of battery life. > > On Jul 3, 2011, at 9:56 AM, Mike Arrigo wrote:> >> The only ...

Jul 3 by John J Herzogjohnjherzog@gmail.com - 6 posts by 3 authors

Talkback and Touchscreens


Kwasi Mensah kwasi....@gmail.com eyes-free Hey everyone,Over at Ananse Productions we're making good progress on the Android version of Stem Stumper. Accessibility-wise, we've implemented similar controls to Stem Stumper with VoiceOver on ie all of our UIs are navigable with a touch screen. ...

Jul 2 by Kwasi Mensah - 1 post by 1 author

Facebook update


Sharonda dailyov...@gmail.com eyes-free I've written about my problems a few days ago. I think I know why my phone isn't reading. After the buttons, Talkback calls the wall a webview. If this is so, then the phone won't read in this view, hence my big problem. Any thoughts? Sharonda -- Sent from my Android ...

Jul 1 by Sharonda - 1 post by 1 author

Some getting-started help, please?


For example, I know there are supposed to be arrow keys on the keyboard, but so far I haven't been able to locate them, so I'm navigating using the trackpad. Could someone please give me some pointers on how i can start using this phone? Currently, I have Talkback installed as my screen reader... Thanks! Robin.

Jul 1 by Robin Kipp - 1 post by 1 author

Re: galaxy pro gt-b7510


It may not have talkback and other accessability apps installed. The one purchased from Three in the UK didn't. So you'll need a lot of sighted support to get those installed and talking. The biggest pain is the Touchwise interface. It's a pain and is an awful disadvantage to accessability. ...

Jun 30 by Georgina Joyce - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: AVD questions gallore, sort of new to all this


I have found the talkback.apk package and installed it using adb install talkback*, and after a few tries this returned a success message. Are there any tts libraries or external packages talkback needs to function properly? If so, where can I find them? I stumbled on the talkback apk by accident and can't find a ...

Jun 29 by Alex Snow - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Dialing During a Call -- Touch screen only question


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I can use the Talkback d-pad to dial during a call by navigating to and pressing the Dialpad button, then navigating to the various buttons on the dialpad. On my phone, they're all properly labeled, but this isn't the case for all phones. It's a slow process for me, ...

Jun 28 by Ana G - 14 posts by 6 authors

crome os have talk back?


hank smith hanks...@gmail.com eyes-free hllo am totally unsure where this goes but does the crome os have talkback? is it blind friendly? just curious hank --

1/15/10 by hank smith - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


trev.s...@gmail.com eyes-free hello, well a physical keyboard works fine here. trev.

1/11/10 by - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: newby


PVpvagner pvde...@gmail.com eyes-free hey guys, would anyone provide us with some more tips? i have got talkback installed. how can i navigate the menus best? sometimes i can get audible feetback when using track ball sometimes it just does not speak at all. how do i know which side to turn into using the ...

1/8/10 by PVpvagner - 16 posts by 9 authors

re: tts TalkBack doesn't read non-focusable text?


on 12/18/2009 04:09 pm, RNekic wrote: i posted a question on android developers...and then tts-for- android...and someone kindly pointed me to this group. i hope i'm in the right group now. my initial question regarded TalkBack on a droid running 2.0.1; it does not read the titles or messages in AlertDialogs. i've ...

12/21/09 by Nolan Darilek - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: spiel


Matěj Plch plc...@seznam.cz eyes-free Hi Pete, yes, the TalkBack keyboard is only included in TalkBack screen reader. ... Does Talkback keyboard come with Talkback? I couldn't find talkback keyboard in the Market. Thanks in advance. On Jun 25, 2011, at 12:55 PM, Matěj Plch wrote: Hi, for activating the microphone ...

Jun 26 by Matěj Plch - 32 posts by 13 authors

Phones without physical keyboard or trackpad


Nath nat...@free.fr eyes-free Hello all, Is it possible to use tactile only phones like for example the Samsung Galaxy S (i9000) with talkback and/or spiel or a physical trackpad is still required to be able to navigate in menus ? If a physical trackpad is absolutly needed, do you think it will be possible to use ...

Jun 24 by Nath - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack stopped working


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I'd not accept someone's description concerning how to get to a particular setting. While I still find it hard to believe, I've become aware that what appears in the settings area may be different for different phones. My phone has 14 items in the settings area. ...

Jun 22 by XEngineer - 18 posts by 10 authors

Re: Android Development


I think what I'd do is to enable TalkBack, and then enable additional services with the UI. On Jun 18, 2011, at 10:04 AM, Alex Snow wrote: Hi, Sorry I didn't see ... On 6/18/2011 10:32 AM, XEngineer wrote: I answered this a few weeks ago, but here it is again: First, download the .apk files for talkback, soundback, ...

Jun 18 by Marc Mulcahy - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: milestone 2: bug, talkback doesn't read and when does, can't finish a simple word


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I don't have a Milestone 2. the problems you're describing of Talkback not talking more than a syllable or two, whether Readout is checked or not, is very odd. when you go into Settings/Accessibility, are Accessibility, Talkback, and maybe Readout the only things checked? ...

Jun 14 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


Alexis Robin lxs...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello, I confirm that talkback and accessibility are correctly check in setting/accessibility. I've only pico tts as synthetizer. When i check or not check for having the default engine over ride any application, the result is exactly the same, no speech. ...

Jun 13 by Alexis Robin - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback issue apparently resolved


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free It's possible that the slurry voice clears up if you go back to Talkback. When I change the voice to Ivona Kendra, speech is really sluggish. But that gets corrected when I restart Talkback. In your case, the Pico voice might sound normal again if you restart Talkback after ...

Jun 10 by Ana G - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: After talkBack update, keyboard acting funny.


Tim Credo cr...@google.com eyes-free Yesterday some files were corrupted in the TalkBack push, so we quickly released a second update that fixed the issue. If you updated immediately after the first update became available but before the second, you may have a bad build. Try updating again from Market and see you ...

Jun 9 by Tim Credo - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack d-pad


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free for the Talkback d-pad to work, you need to have the Talkback keyboard set as your input method. This means that you check it in Settings/Language and Keyboard and that you also long-press the selector in an edit field, short-press on Input Method, and check Talkback ...

Jun 9 by Ana G - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: MA how and where to download


That's enough to get you started and you can then go to the market yourself and install talk back, spiel, kick back etc on your own. ... You asked about talk back and MA on the phone at the same time. You can have them on the phone but you can only have one running at a time on in some apps like the MA suite you'll ...

Jun 2 by Denise Thompson - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: spelling on the droid


P Cheryl Simon wrote First, go into the language and keyboard settings and make sure the entry called "Talkback Keyboard" is checked. ... Select the one called TalkBack Keyboard. It will now be set as your input method. You can cycle through the different TalkBack Keyboard modes (keyboard, directional controller, ...

May 28 by Deedra Waters - 18 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback crashing


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free Epic is a samsung phone, not htc XEngineer wrote I think you've already stated the problem. HTC Sense on the Epic always caused some interference with accessibility. With the 2.2 upgrade they fouled things much more than it was before. ...

May 26 by Deedra Waters - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: speech rate in Talkback


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Yes. The setting is in different places depending on your android level. For 2.2 and above, it is in settings -> voice input/output -> TTS settings -> speech rate. In earlier versions, it was in TTS Extended.

May 23 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: peco talkback spiel etc.


I selected talkback. 3 I listened to what a sample of text to speech would like and it was. Female. Set voice or language, english is checked and the voice that is checked is svox USgrace. 4. I have the override settings or whatever its called. 5. Just on a hunch 8I selected install voice data. ...

May 22 by traci542@gmail.com - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Accessibility Preferences


No offense to the Talkback devs, but Spiel is 100 times better. Kevan E-Mail: keva...@gmail.com Twitter: @KevanGC Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/kevan.pulis Skype: KevanGC On 5/21/2011 1:08 PM, Ana G wrote: Another benefit of the Restart Talkback option is that you can clear up some speech issues without ...

May 21 by Kevan P. - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: How to Reenable Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Sighted assistance is definitely the easiest way to find out why your phone isn't speaking. the most likely causes are that you turned off the screen reader or that you turned off the voice. I think Accessibility is the third option from the bottom on most phones. ...

May 20 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Talkback and Buttons


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Walter, When there are buttons on the screen, like OK and Cancel, Talkback usually reads them all. Then when it finishes, it speaks the button with focus. so if you're trying to uninstall an app, you eventually get to a screen with OK and Cancel. Talkback says, "OK, Cancel. ...

May 18 by Ana G - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Frustrating from TalkBack keyboard


On 5/12/11, Matěj Plch<...@seznam.cz> wrote: Hi, i have no controls on the phone, so I must use TalkBack keyboard. I hope, that these issues will be fixed in near future. Regards Matej Dne 12.5.2011 18:55, Kevan P. napsal(a): If your phone has a navigational control, use Touchtype. ...

May 12 by Matěj Plch - 8 posts by 5 authors

Talkback won't work


About talkback; my sighted brother tried to install Talkback on his HTC Desire HD and all seems ok. Until he wants to select it to run it gives an error it is missing something. The OS language is Dutch, can this perhaps cause a problem? Or does the program detects there is no navigation keys or keyboard available ...

May 10 by Ronald van Rhijn - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback keyboard tutorial not accessible on t-mobile g2


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I tried the Talkback keyboard tutorial on my Droid 1 after two different updates. The first time, I got the same behavior you did: it would say, "next," which was an on-screen button I could arrow to, but it didn't read the information. The second time, it did read the ...

May 6 by Ana G - 6 posts by 6 authors

Re: TalkBack keyboard feedback


Also, I'm not sure if it's been reported here, but I'm getting reports of odd behaviors using the TalkBack keyboard with Spiel. In particular, it isn't reading all network information, and doesn't allow my users to navigate out of some text boxes. Am I not doing something in Spiel that I should be? ...

May 5 by Nolan Darilek - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Keyboard question


Kevan keva...@gmail.com eyes-free You can use Spiel with the Talkback keyboard, but touchtype might be better, just because it works a lot easier. ... The talkback keyboard will sort of work with spiel. Features like repeat last and spell last won't work. The function to get network partially works. ...

May 3 by Kevan - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: hope for talkback


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Code Factory did a good job inside Mobile Accessibility. However, outside their application, things don't work so well. Since Code Factory decided to implement their voice outside the Android TTTS API, the Code Factory can't be used within other applications where normal ...

Apr 28 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack: Keyboard


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free You will need to update talkback to get the talkback keyboard. Alternatively, since you have mobile accessibility installed, you may want to just switch to that, and enable mobile accessibility as your screen reader. On Apr 27, 2011, at 6:42 PM, Kevin Chao wrote: It seems ...

Apr 27 by Mike Arrigo - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talkback Keyboard


Storm Dragon stormdr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Where is backspace? I can't ever seem to find it. thanks Storm -- Vinux Publicity Coordinator: http://www.vinuxproject.org/ Registered Linux user number 508465: http://counter.li.org/ My blog, Thoughts of a Dragon: http://www.stormdragon.us/ How many Internet ...

Apr 25 by Storm Dragon - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack or Spiel with Ideal Web Reader


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Here is the tutorial for Ideal Web Reader: http://apps4android.org/web-reader-tutorial/ when you open Ideal Web Reader, it's on the screen, so you should be able to swipe left to right and hear it. sometimes it opens at the end, so you have to swipe right to left, ...

Apr 25 by Ana G - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: Talkback Feedback


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free As long as we're talking wishes, I'd like a menu option that'd change the navigation pad from acting like a trackball/optical d-pad and acting like a four direction cursor pad. Ie having fixed positions for the up, down, left and right keys so the cursor would move with a ...

Apr 25 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Bluetooth Keyboard with TalkBack, Spiel or MA


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free We've had a few list members pair their Android phones with bluetooth keyboards, so my guess is that this isn't really a problem. A couple of listers (Robert and Ed, I think) have posted instructions, so you might check the list archives.

Apr 24 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard Settings Question


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Ah! Thanks much-much. It's on the keyboard itself. finally found it. The input setting for this is set to Automatic by default. Do you know when it displays and when it doesn't? thanks again. Kevan writes: The settings key is somewhere near the symbols key. ...

Apr 24 by Ana G - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


I am still having lots of issues with the Talkback keyboard. I wish I could be more specific. What I am still seeing is trouble using the up and down arrow keys on my physical keyboard when the Talkback keyboard is set as the input method. It seems like after an undetermined period of time, arrowing through lists ...

Apr 23 by johnvi - 17 posts by 10 authors

Re: talkback volume


Storm Dragon stormdr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Yes, but it would be useful for Talkback to have its own volume when listening to Pandor or Last.fm for example. Thanks Storm -- Happy 4/20! Puff puff give! Vinux Publicity Coordinator: http://www.vinuxproject.org/ Registered Linux user number 508465: ...

Apr 20 by Storm Dragon - 6 posts by 4 authors

MA vs talkback and spiel


I know there are three screen readers on android, talkback, spiel, and ma. What I am looking for is a comparison of these screenreaders, pros and cons for each and basic opinions of each. I will compile this information and provide a reccommendation to the development team/qa group for which screenreader(s) to test ...

Apr 20 by Donald Raikes - 1 post by 1 author

RE: talkback


From: eyes...@googlegroups.com on behalf of Kevan Sent: Fri 4/15/2011 7:16 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: talkback Or you can just download Spiel from the market and use Touchtype. On 4/15/11, Alan Viverette <a...@google.com> wrote: What type of phone are you using, and do you know which version ...

Apr 19 by Mcclure-Rogers, Donna (Protection & Advocacy) - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: Android Talk back


gmail.com> wrote: I assume that you enabled accessibility and TalkBack. I also assume that you went into boice settings -> text to speech and enabled the Pico or some other speech engin. Does this phone have a proprietary user interface like sense, touchwiz or motoblur? Such interfaces often cause problems for the ...

Apr 18 by Ed Henselder - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack on Screen keyboard


I am in navigating mode using the soft d-pad for example in messages or eyes-free shell, but when I long press the Home button and the running apps show it seems that the soft d-pad of TalkBack keyboard isn't there on the screen anymore. Are you able to use the soft d-pad brosing the running apps? 2. ...

Apr 15 by Mike Hed - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Cyanogen mod with spiel or talkback?


Can one use talkback, MA, or spiel on the cyanogenmod roms? 2. Has accessibility improved, compared to the normal rom with the htc sense or are things somewhat the same? 3. What limitations did you encounter when using the default rom with the HTC sense? 4. What would be the best TTS engine for optimal performance ...

Apr 12 by Mike Arrigo - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free As far as I can tell, File Expert shows the directory list on screen and does not provide accessibility to it. If so, then they handle that directory differently than they do the local directory. Either I'm not getting to the site I tried to visit or File Expert did not ...

Apr 9 by XEngineer - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free On my Intercept, when the Talkback Keyboard is activated, the Eyes-Free Shell takes a very long time to load, so I had to go back to Touchtype. On 4/2/11, John J Herzog <john...@gmail.com> wrote: Rick, I have had similar issues with the talkback keyboard. ...

Apr 2 by Kevan P. - 10 posts by 6 authors

question about talkback in Spanish


I know talkback technically works in Spanish, as I tried out an android with Metro PCS. But, no trackball or anything, so I sent it back. That was about two months ago. From what I understand, things have come a very long way since then. :) Anyway, the cliq has a trackpad of sorts, so it should work just fine. ...

Apr 2 by Justin Harris - 13 posts by 7 authors

question about talkback in Spanish


I know talkback technically works in Spanish, as I tried out an android with Metro PCS. But, no trackball or anything, so I sent it back. That was about two months ago. From what I understand, things have come a very long way since then. :) Anyway, the cliq has a trackpad of sorts, so it should work just fine. ...

Apr 2 by Justin Harris - 13 posts by 7 authors

Re: Update to Talkback


/alexander Ana G skrev 2011-03-31 19:53: Whether you get a phone with a physical keyboard or not, you still need a phone with a 4-way physical navigational control. the soft arrow keys on the new Talkback, which is for phones running 2.2 and higher, are not able to navigate in two important areas because of a bug ...

Mar 31 by Kenny Hitt - 13 posts by 9 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


TalkBack keyboard requires 2.2 and I won't get 2.2 on my phone ever. Also, it may be a while before I can upgrade. I think it likely that i'm not the only one in this fix. Or, perhaps, there's a way to make Talk'back Keyboard compatible with 2.1? Finally, for the Eyes-Free folks, could you include a KeyBoard tutor ...

Mar 30 by Holly - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: talkback and not reading notifications


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I think I remember there being options in the settings for Messaging and K-9 to not put items in Notifications. You might try doing that. The option is easy to find in Messaging. In K-9, you have to go into the inboxes for each account, hit Menu, then More/Settings/Account ...

Mar 28 by Ana G - 5 posts by 3 authors

Turning off Eyes-free Shell and Talkback


I have downloaded MA and I'm wondering how to turn off eyes-free shell and talkback so I can go between each screen reader. Thank you all so much. Sharonda -- Sharonda Greenlaw President (Phoenix Chapter) National Federation of the Blind ------------- Come, read and take a journey with me at www. ...

Mar 26 by Sharonda Greenlaw - 7 posts by 5 authors

Talkback with the stock messaging app


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free what I notice about the Talkback keyboard is that things work fairly well when I'm using the touch screen while the phone is closed, but problems arise when the phone is open whether I'm using the hard or soft keyboard and d-pad. for example, In Messaging, if Talkback is my ...

Mar 26 by Ana G - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback remooved from market


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free In order for the new talkback to show up, you must be running android 2.2 On Mar 25, 2011, at 3:23 PM, Rick Alfaro wrote: I just checked the market via my PC and it's there so not sure what the problem might be for you. Rick -----Original Message----- From: ...

Mar 25 by Mike Arrigo - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


On Mar 25, 2011, at 1:40 PM, Daniel K. Gartmann wrote: Hi everyone and thanks for your input, I already had a sighted person look at the screen and no TalkBack keyboard is present. I am running Android 2.2.1 and no other system updates are available at this time for my HTC Desire Z. Best regards Daniel On ...

Mar 25 by Mike Arrigo - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


blindfold seeingw...@gmail.com eyes-free Thanks to Google's developers for adding a built-in tutorial to the latest TalkBack keyboard update. Very useful for those - like me - who by default do not read manuals of tools that are expected to be operable out-of-the-box or with minimal use of a Help feature. ...

Mar 24 by blindfold - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Mike, At present, the Menu key on the Nexus S, which by the way is a hardware key but is beneath the surface of the touch screen of the Nexus S, like its more traditional counterparts, cannot be navigated by the soft dPad. Mark On Mar 23, 2011, at 6:37 PM, Mike Arrigo wrote: ...

Mar 24 by M. Taylor - 15 posts by 6 authors

Talkback Keyboard force closing....


Mallmix mall...@googlemail.com eyes-free Just installed the talkback update that was released tonight. but the virtual keyboard is still crashing as soon as I touch the screen.... the virtual d-pad works great though.. just need to get the keyboard working... is anybody else experiencing this problem or is it ...

Mar 23 by Mallmix - 6 posts by 2 authors

The new Talkback keyboard and Music Player


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free When the new Talkback keyboard is on, the default music player is not accessible. It doesn't let you move around with arrows or D-Pad. I've just disabled it and the music player works fine again.

Mar 23 by Kevan P. - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Talkback and 2.1


Legend has it that on Wednesday 3/23/2011 01:09 PM, Ana G said: According to the post describing the changes to Talkback, the new features--the soft keyboard, the soft d-pad, and the global hotkeys--are available to people with Android 2.2. Do people with 2.1 notice any changes? I'm asking because I'm planning to ...

Mar 23 by - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback stopped talking etc


Just wanted to let you know you can use spiel as screen reader while using talkback for on screen keyboard. Not all shortcuts will work, but time, battery, and network do. Kenny On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 06:22:04AM -0500, Deedra Waters wrote: I bounce between talkback and spiel because i prefer them for different ...

Mar 23 by Deedra Waters - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Mark's First Impressions on the new TalkBack


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free M. Taylor, there's a major bug in this new Talkback that's being worked on. You can't use the virtual Directional Pad in menus. People shouldn't get a touch-screen only phone until this gets fixed. On 3/23/11, Kevan P. <ke...@gmail.com> wrote: Traci, you may need to ...

Mar 23 by Kevan P. - 8 posts by 4 authors

TalkBack navigation pad and tablets?


Igor Kaplan igorka...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, I wander, with those new changes in talkback to support on-screen navigation and on-screen keyboard, is it possible to use talkback with android tablets? I am actually would be more interested to get the good android 2.2 or 2.3 tablet, I have already so many phones! ...

Mar 22 by Igor Kaplan - 3 posts by 2 authors

TalkBack from Android Market


MLock1g mlo...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello after installing TalkBack from the market it don't read my widgets such as clocks but the TalkBack that was installed on my phone do. any suggestions?

Mar 17 by MLock1g - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Different voices for Talkback and Spiel


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I've not played around with Svox, but I do know that the Loquento voice works quite well with talkback. You need to change settings in two places to enable these voices. First, you need to enable it in the Accessibility settings and also choose the voice of your choice in ...

Mar 15 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: suggestions for codefactory


JJ Meddaugh j...@bestmidi.com eyes-free John, Have you tried enabling Mobile Accessibility as a screen reader and using it instead of Talkback? ... If you do this, and you have talkback running, you essentially get two things speaking to you. Talkback and codefactory's own speech are talking over one another, ...

Mar 2 by J.J. Meddaugh - 2 posts by 2 authors

TalkBack & Spelling


Przybylek edward.p...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, Recently, TalkBack has begun spelling things on my phone. Whenever it comes across the name of the Astro app, for example, it spells it rather than pronouncing it as a word. Does anyone know what might be causing this behavior? Thanks. Take care, Ed --

Feb 26 by Edward.Przybylek - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


Original Message ----- From: "Donald Raikes" <don...@gmail.com> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Monday, February 14, 2011 3:26 PM Subject: Re: caller id and talkback I just bought a droid2 on saturday, and this morning I used the ideal access 4 verizon installer to install the various accessibility apps, ...

Feb 15 by Cheryl Simon - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I agree. The Ally does have a keyboard. I suspect that you're getting model names confused. As far as I'm aware, the Ally is only available on Verizon. In fact, the Ally is the primary reason I ended up on Verizon. As to the original question, I don't know. ...

Feb 10 by XEngineer - 11 posts by 6 authors

Updating Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Edward, To update Talkback, go to the Market and install it as if it weren't already on your phone. It should be the first item to come up when you search for "talkback" (one word). do what you normally would to install it. If you don't find the Free button, ...

Feb 2 by Ana G - 13 posts by 8 authors

Re: speal or talk back screan readers??


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free both Spiel and Talkback are free, and both can be on the phone at the same time, though you should run only one at a time, so you can try them both to find out which one you like best.

Jan 19 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack on any Android phone?


About your questions: Q: I have read that talkback is part of android starting from 1.6 and cannot be uninstalled. Does this mean that guys making custom roms, phone manufactures, like HTC incorporating homescreen like Sense UI have the ability to remove Accessibility? or is any custom rom made with accessibility ...

Jan 7 by Ana G - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: A few queries regarding setting myself up with android/talk back


Will any milestone phone work with talkback as long as it has a keyboard of course? Does anyone use this phone? A: The two things your Android phone absolutely needs to have is a physical typing keyboard and arrow keys, a trackpad, or some other scrolling device that lets you move in all four directions. ...

12/27/10 by Ana G - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback doesn't talk


I finally upgraded my Sony Ericson Xperia X10 Mini Pro to an Android version 2.1 and installed a few apps like Talkback, Spiel, amd Marvin. But the problem is that only Marvin is talking, even using the Pico or Espeak TTSes, but nor the Talkback or Espeak talk. When I run the phone and press the home button, ...

11/26/10 by TomᚠHromádka - 5 posts by 2 authors

Re: Chris--Updating Talkback + Reading Email


Chris Gilland clgil...@gmail.com eyes-free Ana, do you know by chance, in the facebook app how to move my focus to the what's on your mind edit box above my news feeds? I've tried everything on the damn face of the earth, parden the language, and nothing's working. It's really hit and miss. ...

11/9/10 by Chris Gilland - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Turn Talkback accessibility on/off programatically?


... to access the secure settings (see Settings.java) and change the accessibility enabled settings. What is the use case for doing that? Cheers Svet On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 10:22 AM, Adamx <adam....@gmail.com> wrote: Is it possible (with or without root access) to turn Talkback on and off programatically? ...

10/28/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 2 authors

spiel versus talk back


Mohammed Al-shara li...@atexplorer.com eyes-free hi list. are there any documents that compare spiel to talk back? would appreciate any links. also, since spiel isn't found in the market, what is the best way to install that? best, Mohammed al-shara.

10/23/10 by Mohammed Al-shara - 1 post by 1 author

Re: introductory questions


These are free and available from the market as is talkback. Touch screen access is not implemented yet in most situations. But there is touch screen feedback built in to the eyes-free products such as the eyes-free shell and the talking dialer. Rusty On 10/18/10, Mohammed Al-shara <l...@atexplorer.com> wrote: Hi ...

10/18/10 by Rusty Perez - 11 posts by 9 authors

Re: Multi-tasking, Big Downloads and TalkBack


TalkBack started to read each track as it was downloading and the phone was vibrating like crazy. Then I hit the home key assuming that it would put the download into the background and let me use other apps. Sadly, I could get the phone to say "Android Home" and, once in a while, using the cursor square, ...

10/1/10 by Kenny Hitt - 24 posts by 9 authors

Re: difference between Spiel and Talk Back?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free another thing about Talkback and Spiel is that both can be on the phone at the same time. You can have both running while you turn one on and turn the other off, so you can add Spiel to your phone and test it for yourself. Maybe it's because we're such a new community, ...

9/25/10 by Ana G - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Kindle app almost works


It's too bad we can't get the kindle app to work fully with Talk Back as it has the major momentum in the Ebook market right now, and it is so close to working ... The registration went very well, with Talk Back finding and speaking what it should. So, my Ally is now registered in my Amazon.com account as my Kindle ...

9/25/10 by Rusty Perez - 10 posts by 4 authors

Male Voices on Android with Talkback?


Courtney Curran moopie...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Are there any male voices that can be used in accordance with Talkback? They just seem easier to understand, just a personal preference. Thanks in advance, Courtney Listen to The Wonderful World of Doo-wop with me, Moopie Curran on Fridays at 08:00 UTC on ...

9/24/10 by Courtney Curran - 3 posts by 3 authors

Talkback Update


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free Minor bug fix -- nothing that should be end-user visible --- there was an edge case where TalkBack restarting left things in a potentially bad state. If you're interested in the technical details, you can see the Changelog in the eyes-free codebase. Ana G writes: I installed an ...

9/22/10 by T.V Raman - 4 posts by 3 authors

Keyboard doesn't work on LG Ally


I downloaded Talk Back from the market last night, to update the Talk Back I have on my phone, so that might have something to do with it. Any ideas? Many thanks, Wayne -- Follow me on Twitter at: www.twitter.com/wcmerritt My websites: www.wayneism.com www.whitecaneday.org.

9/16/10 by Wayne Merritt - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back


... September 14, 2010 3:26 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back So why would Denise have to install this to use the Loquendo voice? Donna On Sep 14, 2010, at 3:16 PM, Wil James wrote: It is a rom that is not made by the big companies. ...

9/14/10 by Donna Goodin - 12 posts by 4 authors

turning on talkback by dead reconing?


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi folks, I need help starting talkback just by counting key presses. I can get to settings. How many times do I press down to get to accessibility? From there, how many times do I press down to get to talkback? And, then, are there 1 or 2 ok buttons to get it started? ...

9/13/10 by Rusty Perez - 7 posts by 4 authors

Talkback and Dates


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Just pointing out a quirk in the way Talkback reads the date. I didn't notice it until yesterday. I have my phone set to display dates in the mmddyyyy format: 12/31/2010. I had an event in my calendar for yesterday, which was September 10 or 9/10. ...

9/11/10 by Ana G - 3 posts by 2 authors

RE: talkback update and accessibility settings app


Wil James w...@wilanddenise.com eyes-free Hi Jennnifer, If you install TalkBack from the market, you will get the newest version and updates to it. if not, it will be the version that came with your phone, and you won't be notified of any updates. If I am wrong on this, please pardon my ignorance. ...

9/10/10 by Wil James - 9 posts by 6 authors

Using Espeak voices in Talkback


andre carioca andre....@gmail.com eyes-free Hello All! To use espeak voices in Talkback is possible? I woud like to do This, because Espeak have a brasilian portuguese voices. I installed TTS extend, and opened this application. I choud portuguese voice and listen an example. How can I use in Talkback? Thanks. ...

8/25/10 by andre carioca - 1 post by 1 author

RE: installed talk back from the market


... August 23, 2010 5:21 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: RE: installed talk back from the market So, per the tips and trick section of the android info, I installed talkback from the market, and upon doing so, when I reboot, I have no speech, I still get the kick back, but no talk back. Any thoughts? ...

8/23/10 by Wil James - 10 posts by 4 authors

Some problems with Talkback


andre carioca andre....@gmail.com eyes-free Hello All! I have some problems with Talkback. 1. When I shutdown my phone, if I to press power, my phone start, but talkback do not speak. How can I to solve this problem? 2. I want to transf mp3 files for my phone. I conected my USB cable and view the sd card ...

8/17/10 by andre carioca - 1 post by 1 author

Strange problem with Talkback


Christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free Hi all, I don't know what has happened, but it was after I was in keyboard settings and I klicked on the last item in that menu which was not spoken by talkback and then I tried exiting that, but I must have clicked something since now not all items are spoken in the ...

7/29/10 by Christian - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Question -- Turning Ringer on and Off


Dominic On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 12:04 PM, Amber Boggs <ru...@socal.rr.com>wrote: How can one tell if the ringer volume is going up or if the talkback or media is ... TalkBack will tell you the current setting. The only checkbox is silent mode, but pressing the volume controls will take you out of silent mode, ...

7/29/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Switching between Talkback and Spiel


Dominic Mazzoni dmaz...@google.com eyes-free Actually it's safest to have both TalkBack and Spiel running for a short time. Turn both of them on, then turn off the one you don't want. - Dominic On Sat, Jul 24, 2010 at 7:11 AM, Christian <chri...@runbox.com> wrote: Hi all, When I get my phone I want to try both ...

7/24/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: Talkback commands


Jordan -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Christian Sent: Monday, July 12, 2010 6:59 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Talkback commands Hi, Where do I find a list of commands for using Talkback? Would be interested in seeing how to ...

7/12/10 by Jordan Gallacher - 2 posts by 2 authors

installing talkback


christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free hi all, if i am going to have a sighted friend installing talkback for me, do he just go to the market place, search for talkback and then installing it and it will just start talking after enabling the accessibility in the control pannel? many thanks, christian.

7/9/10 by Christian - 9 posts by 7 authors

re: a few talkback questions


christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free hi, ok, sounds good. how accessible is the calendar then? when using talkback, are there any special commands and where to find out info on how to use it? many thanks, christian on 2010-07-08 at 12:03 ra...@google.com wrote: espeak works with TalkBack, and sms has always ...

7/8/10 by Christian - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: unsubscribing


On Wed, Jun 30, 2010 at 06:00:38PM +0200, Henning Oschwald wrote: Hi, Am 30.06.2010 17:54, schrieb Kenny Hitt: Don't forget, spiel will announce caller ID while talkback still doesn't. Since last update, Talkback does announce the ringer as well. By ringer, do you mean the info about the incoming call? ...

7/2/10 by Julian Harty - 13 posts by 8 authors

programatically enabling TalkBack


marc mulcahy ma...@levelstar.com eyes-free all: i posted a note asking how to programmatically enable TalkBack a couple = weeks ago. i figured out how to do this-- this will allow a blind = developer to independently install and enable TalkBack on the emulator. note that this won't work on a production phone, ...

6/15/10 by Marc Mulcahy - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: possible problem with talkback and in-call behavior


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, i think this isn't a talkback problem because the proximity sensor is controled by the telefon app to switch off the display during phone calls. br. halim.

6/11/10 by Halim Sahin - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... halim sahin <hal...@googlemail.com> wrote: hi, on mo, jun 07, 2010 at 02:48:52 -0700, svetoslav ganov wrote: halim, good, catch :) i will play with the code to explore what exactly is causing the issue. yes, i have send you the latest TalkBack. we would like to add some settings to TalkBack and the sensor ...

6/8/10 by Rusty Perez - 10 posts by 4 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. svn shows current is revision 611. that was obtained from running svn update according to svn log: r446 | svetosl...@google.com | 2010-02-24 11:27:29 -0600 (wed, 24 feb 2010) | 1 line synchronizing the public version of TalkBack with version 9 (2.2.1) there have been ...

6/1/10 by Kenny Hitt - 9 posts by 5 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free d/NotificationMgr( 1332): updateNetworkSelection()...state = 0 new network d/PhoneApp( 1332): mReceiver: action_any_data_connection_state_changed d/PhoneApp( 1332): - state: connected d/PhoneApp( 1332): - reason: null d/NotificationMgr( 1332): ...

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 39 posts by 6 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free correct on all counts. we'll design this so it works well, and only design in what is needed. look at what TakBack does; if it works, we'll make that a generic screenreader discovery mechanism. -- best regards, --raman title: research scientist email: ra...@google.com www: ...

4/22/10 by T.V Raman - 9 posts by 5 authors

navigatin in edit fields with talkback


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, my name is halim sahin. this is my first post to this mailinglist. i use android 2.01 based phone from motorola since two weeks. currently only talkback is in use for a11y. some questions: 1. is there a way to navigate in edit fields and get the curently selected ...

3/18/10 by Halim Sahin - 1 post by 1 author

question about talkback on the phone


vickie roli...@gmail.com eyes-free i have the g1 phone. how do i shut off the feature of talking while i'm on a call? thanks. vickie.

3/17/10 by Vickie - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


Talkback insists on completing the speech of the older item before beginning speech on the next. When you are quickly cursoring down over a list, Talkback can be five or six items behind you. You must then pause to wait for Talkback to speak all of those previous items before it finally catches up to where you are ...

6:04 PM (5 hours ago) by Jennifer Palmer - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


... Sent: Saturday 16 July 2011 22:08 To: eyes-free Subject: Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser I confirm your findings. The error exists only if Spiel is enabled. It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader.

Jul 17 (2 days ago) by Kevan Pulis - 18 posts by 11 authors

Re: code factory stand alone apps


Look at how much Spiel and Talkback are being used as an alternative to MA as screenreaders. The Free solutions, provide a service to those that want to save money, and they also raise the bar on the Paid app providers, as they are competition. Bottom line? Please, please rethink this. On Jul 15, 2011, at 3:14 PM, ...

Jul 15 (4 days ago) by Pete Nalda - 13 posts by 10 authors

Re: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously> >> purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.> >>> >> Daniel> >>> >>> >&gt;> >> On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com wrote:> >>> >> Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. ...

Jul 15 (4 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 20 posts by 9 authors

RE: Problems With Talkback Keyboard


Edward Przybylek edward.p...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi Ana, Yes, I'm trying to use MA in combination with the Talkback keyboard. Is this something that won't work? Thanks. Take care, Ed -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of Ana G Sent: Monday, ...

Jul 11 (8 days ago) by Edward Przybylek - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Droid Pro experiences?


Can you tell me if it has any kind of track pad at all, arrow keys, and> generally, if it is completely useable with Spiel or Talkback? I'm interested in your experiences with this model. Thanks.> > Rick> > > > -- > For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link:> ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Laura Weiss - 7 posts by 5 authors

Re: Talkback and Touchscreens


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free It all depends on how that approach would work for the specific application. The Eyes-Free shell is a touch screen only application. You can't navigate the home page with a cursor pad. However, that is a fairly straight forward application which uses as much screen as it ...

Jul 2 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: galaxy pro gt-b7510


And I haven't gotten any android phone that has come with talkback or spiel or anything installed on it. I've always had to download those apps to get started. ... It may not have talkback and other accessability apps installed. The one purchased from Three in the UK didn't. So you'll need a lot of sighted support ...

Jun 30 by Denise Thompson - 5 posts by 3 authors

RE: Touch screen only question


You can as I do use the talkback keyboard settings and have my input method set to talkback keyboard. You will be able to navigate easier but it will take ... I tried to use the TalkBack keyboard and found it unbearably slow and useless.. It could just be me, but I would like to hear other experiences because I'm ...

Jun 28 by Walter Cone - 14 posts by 6 authors

Re: TalkBack stopped working


For information, talkback is two down arrow under readout or three down arrow under the start of the list. To shut off, press one time select and to reactif, press two time. Alexis Robin 2011/6/21, XEngineer <fent...@gmail.com>: Unfortunately, if you changed some setting needed for TalkBack, reinstalling the ...

Jun 22 by Alexis Robin - 15 posts by 9 authors

Re: Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Do you have talkback and accessibility checked in the accessibility section of the settings menu? In the settings -> boice input/output -> tts settings, you need to check pico as your default speech engine and set the speech rate etc. If you have more than one voice, ...

Jun 13 by XEngineer - 3 posts by 2 authors

Talkback issue apparently resolved


I have the Motorola Milestone 2 and, as some of you may remember, I was experiencing difficulty getting talkback to work. I could only use Voice Readouts, the speech ap that comes with the phone. Any attempt to turn off Voice Readouts or any attempt to turn the phone off and on again with both talkback and voice ...

Jun 10 by BehindEnemyDeadlines - 1 post by 1 author

Re: TalkBack release


That drove me not to use talk back as much as I would've. I did notice the change about the capitol letter thing last night and wondered how it happened. Thought I was just lucky enough to turn something on or off that did it. Denise At 11:51 AM 6/8/2011, you wrote: Hi all, There's a new update of TalkBack on the ...

Jun 8 by Denise Thompson - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: new talkback in market


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free as a habit, we'll try and blog/tweet about new features every friday --- watch for URLs on the eyes-free group, kenny writes: hi. thanks. i noticed speech works during a call. any other bug fixes or new features? kenny -original message- subject: re: new talkback in market from: ...

2/24/10 by T.V Raman - 5 posts by 3 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


-original message- subject: re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand from: svetoslav ganov <sveto...@google.com> date: 02/16/2010 16:26 hi, the lost of speech during a call is an experimental feature we have added to TalkBack. some users complained to hear it during a phone call. it seems that ...

2/17/10 by hittsjunk - 5 posts by 4 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


google.com (T.V raman) wrote: seehttp://eyes-free.blogspot.com/2010/02/silencing-speech-with-wave-of-y... for a new experimental TalkBack feature that lets you silence speech on newer android devices like the MotoRola droid and google nex one.

2/9/10 by T.V Raman - 3 posts by 2 authors

re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


jason kistle...@gmail.com eyes-free i wanted to make two comments regarding this. first, i was not even aware that we needed to go to android market to get the most up to date version of talkback. this might be a useful piece of information for those using talkback. you do actually need to go and install ...

2/1/10 by Jason - 4 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free no, this is not a TalkBack issue. on the motorola droid, there is no physical "hangup" button. i have marked the spot on the screen where you touch to hang up a call on my phone; others (i believe george)pointed out that you could turn on/off airplane mdoe to hang up a call ...

1/11/10 by T.V Raman - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: newby


3) i've got talk back working already. i am slowly getting to understand how it works. for example i've enabled settings -> sound and display settings -> audible selections and now when my trackbal actually selects something the device plays a little cue to notify me i am actually doing something. it then says the ...

1/8/10 by PVpvagner - 19 posts by 10 authors

tts TalkBack doesn't read non-focusable text?


RNekic rober...@gmail.com eyes-free i posted a question on android developers...and then tts-for- android...and someone kindly pointed me to this group. i hope i'm in the right group now. my initial question regarded TalkBack on a droid running 2.0.1; it does not read the titles or messages in AlertDialogs. i've ...

12/18/09 by RNekic - 1 post by 1 author

Re: spelling on the droid


Cheryl Simon cls...@google.com eyes-free First, go into the language and keyboard settings and make sure the entry called "Talkback Keyboard" is checked. ... Select the one called TalkBack Keyboard. It will now be set as your input method. You can cycle through the different TalkBack Keyboard modes (keyboard, ...

May 27 by Cheryl Simon - 14 posts by 6 authors

Re: talkback crashing


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I think you've already stated the problem. HTC Sense on the Epic always caused some interference with accessibility. With the 2.2 upgrade they fouled things much more than it was before.

May 25 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: speech rate in Talkback


Stuart Russell <stu...@speakeasy.net> wrote: Today, I started playing with the Talkback screen reader. I haven't yet found a way to increase the speech rate. Can this be adjusted? I would also appreciatesome clues on entering * & # while on calls. I'm using a g2 on T-mobile, & have installed both Talkback & Ma. ...

May 22 by sbgreenlaw@gmail.com - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: peco talkback spiel etc.


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Without being able to see exactly what you have checked or unchecked in the voice and accessibility settings, it's hard to say what you've done wrong. When things are properly setup, you should hear only the MA voice and whatever other voice you've chosen, apparently SVox ...

May 22 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Accessibility Preferences


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Another benefit of the Restart Talkback option is that you can clear up some speech issues without restarting the phone. Sometimes the Talkback keyboard makes arrowing with the physical d-pad slow, even if the keyboard is set to hidden. In those cases, I would restart the ...

May 21 by Ana G - 5 posts by 3 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


</o:p> I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well comma</p> or is the family still having problems question mark </p> The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going well, ...

May 18 by Walter Cone - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: Frustrating from TalkBack keyboard


Matěj Plch plc...@seznam.cz eyes-free Hi, i have no controls on the phone, so I must use TalkBack keyboard. I hope, that these issues will be fixed in near future. Regards Matej Dne 12.5.2011 18:55, Kevan P. napsal(a): If your phone has a navigational control, use Touchtype. It's another on-screen accessible ...

May 12 by Matěj Plch - 5 posts by 2 authors

talkback keyboard tutorial not accessible on t-mobile g2


I remembered reading it was possible to move by word or sentence with the talkback keyboard. When I opened the tutorial in the talkback keyboard settings to learn how, I discovered it doesn't read the info. All I get when I open it is press to continue pressing select or enter doesn't continue. ...

May 6 by Kenny Hitt - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Keyboard question


Jennifer Palmer jenni...@socket.net eyes-free i use spiel with the talkback keyboard just fine Jennifer Palmer Twitter: ... I want to install Spiel and use it with TalkBack keyboard. I need to know, when have TalkBack keyboard selected as the imput method and disable Talkback / enable Spiel, if the keyboard will ...

May 3 by Jennifer Palmer - 3 posts by 3 authors

hope for talkback


johnvi johnvi...@gmail.com eyes-free I would like to give my thanks to the developer of talkback for android. It seems that we are getting there and make the android our alternative powerful phone communication. But my none physical keyboard Samsung galaxy gave by my relatives made me so helpless. ...

Apr 27 by johnvi - 1 post by 1 author

TalkBack: Keyboard


When I place finger on keyboard, it doesn't speak, but when i lift, character is entered. This affects all areas, including in Ideal Web Reader. It looks like Ideal Web Reader uses whatever keyboard that is set as default. Do I have to update TalkBack to get accessible keyboard? If so and once that's done, ...

Apr 27 by Kevin Chao - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talkback Feedback


This message is more for the Eyes-Free Project. here are a couple of things I'm noticing about Talkback as I'm playing with it. -- I'm having a hard time finding the comma on the soft keyboard. Sometimes it's to the left of the spacebar. Often it's not there. -- There is no Talkback Keyboard setting for Quick Fixes ...

Apr 25 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

Re: TalkBack or Spiel with Ideal Web Reader


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Ideal Web Reader, like MA, is a self-voicing app, so you're not actually using a screen reader with it. As Rick mentions, neither Ideal Web Reader nor the MA browser is very sophisticated when compared to the browser on a computer. Basically, you can open most webpages and ...

Apr 24 by Ana G - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard Settings Question


Kevan keva...@gmail.com eyes-free I have no idea when it does or not. Probably because I use Touchtype instead. On 4/24/11, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: Ah! Thanks much-much. It's on the keyboard itself. finally found it. The input setting for this is set to Automatic by default. ...

Apr 24 by Kevan - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


If you only want one of those symbols, say, a dollar sign, you only press alt once and type your character. sometimes when you're using the Talkback keyboard, pressing alt once to type one symbol locks the alt keyboard, so you have to do something to get out of it. In this particular case, I've found that I get out ...

Apr 23 by Ana G - 16 posts by 9 authors

Re: MA vs talkback and spiel


I find, however, that Spiel and Mobile Accessibility provide more information than talkback, such as the index number in a menu. Mobile accessibility also indicates if an item is disabled. On Apr 20, 2011, at 12:52 PM, Donald Raikes wrote: Hi all, As one of Oracle Corporation's accessibility specialists, ...

Apr 20 by Mike Arrigo - 4 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback volume


Storm Dragon stormdr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, Yes, but it would be useful for Talkback to have its own volume when listening to Pandor or Last.fm for example. Thanks Storm -- Happy 4/20! Puff puff give! Vinux Publicity Coordinator: http://www.vinuxproject.org/ Registered Linux user number 508465: ...

Apr 20 by Storm Dragon - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Android Talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I missed the beginning of this thread. the stock browser is not accessible. Ideal Web Reader is temperamental. You read information by sliding your finger across the screen from left to right. If you've done this five or six times and you still don't hear speech, ...

Apr 18 by Ana G - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free With 1.6, you are going to need to get talkback and other apps from non market sources. Be sure to go into settings -> applications and set the check box to allow installation of non market apps. As well as TalkBack, you may need the TTS extentions app that has various ...

Apr 18 by XEngineer - 5 posts by 4 authors

TalkBack on Screen keyboard


For example when I am compossing new message in the edit field to I long pressed and selected TalkBack keyboard. So when I come back to write and when I press volume up or down button it just changes the volume. I tried short, long press of the volume buttons and nothing works that's why I would like to see some ...

Apr 14 by Mike Hed - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Van Canto On Fri, 2011-04-08 at 19:28 -0700, traci evans wrote: I'd just like to know if you have to have the talkback keyboard enabled to use the talking dialer. Whenever I tap anywhere on the screen while using talkback, I hear five. I use my phone's physical keyboard to input numbers because of this. ...

Apr 9 by traci542@gmail.com - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I found that the Talkback keyboard was at least as easy to use as the physical keyboard. I wish I could say the same for the navigation keypad. I could get it to scroll down somewaht reliably, but I couldn't get it to scroll up worth a darn. ...

Apr 2 by XEngineer - 12 posts by 8 authors

Update to Talkback


I had read an article regarding a recent refresh to Talkback that discussed new features for the virtual on screen keyboard. I am wondering if this means that phones without a physical keyboard or navigational keys can now be used successfully? Since most phones don't seem to have physical keyboards, ...

Mar 31 by Jim Fettgather - 13 posts by 9 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Spiel is a faster screen reader that achieves TalkBack feature parity with much less code, so I'll definitely be keeping it around for the forseeable future. But the TalkBack keyboard is far more complete, and for me to get Touchtype there would take time away from the fun projects I have in store.

Mar 29 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: talkback and not reading notifications


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you don't want Talkback to speak notifications, you can go into Accessibility Preferences/Talkback/Screen Status and check a box that says, "No speech when screen is off."

Mar 28 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: talkback remooved from market


Phone is motorola milestone I. I wanted to test the new talkback keyboard etc but noticed that eyesffree apps don't list talkback any more in market. The several times reported (anoying) bug of wrong localized german strings was not fixed as well. Please Help!!! BR. halim -- For Android accessibility documentation, ...

Mar 25 by Rick Alfaro - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Daniel, in order for me to enable the TalkBack keyboard, I first had to download Talkback from the Market. Mark On Mar 24, 2011, at 2:14 PM, Daniel K. Gartmann wrote: Well, I'm not even seing the option "TalkBack keyboard" in the "Language and Keyboard" menu under "Settings". Is this thing only working in English ...

Mar 25 by M. Taylor - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard force closing....


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Hello Pete, The new Talkback virtual keyboard is one of the most responsive I've ever seen. I get the feeling like I'm skating on smooth clear glass when I use it and the experience just gets brighter and brighter. I'll tell you the truth, I much prefer it to that of my iPhone. ...

Mar 24 by M. Taylor - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback stopped talking etc


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free I bounce between talkback and spiel because i prefer them for different things mainly spiel because the caller id works correctly however i like the new changes to talkback, so but we'll see when my mother wakes up, heh. Kevan P. wrote Try using Spiel from now on if ...

Mar 23 by Deedra Waters - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Mark's First Impressions on the new TalkBack


On 3/22/11, M. Taylor <m...@ucla.edu> wrote: Hello All, I am delighted to report that I am absolutely dazzled by my results of the new Talkback on my Nextus S. I am finally able to freely and effectively navigate across all the areas of the phone and I couldn't be happier. Mark -- For Android accessibility ...

Mar 23 by traci evans - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm still getting used to all of Talkback's new features. So far, I really like them. Today I've been playing with the virtual d-pad and the soft keyboard. I'll spend time with the review features tomorrow. A couple of bugs with the global shortcuts: -- Time and Battery ...

Mar 22 by Ana G - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free Raymond, you should fix it so it works in menus. On 3/22/11, Jamie Tachiyama <jat...@gmail.com> wrote: Correct, and I figured out how to use the TB virtual arrows. But I am still finding the same issue while in menus. The virtual arrows just move me out of the menu back to ...

Mar 22 by Kevan P. - 8 posts by 3 authors

Different voices for Talkback and Spiel


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free I took a listen to the Svox voices via that Best Voices for Android app and they sounded great so I downloaded the Svox Classic tts and followed the instructions for enabling it but as far as I can tell, neither Spiel nor Talkback seem to work with this engine. ...

Mar 15 by Rick Alfaro - 1 post by 1 author

RE: How to get TalkBack to not talk when I get a phone call


I just don't want TalkBack to announce the caller when I get a phone call. I just want the ringtone to play. How do I do this? Am I missing one of the settings? -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/index.html You ...

Feb 24 by Gordon - 11 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


Deedra Waters waters...@googlemail.com eyes-free Well i removed the my lock utilities and still no go for the talking caller id. I went as far as to restart the phone to make sure there were no conflicts between the 2 just in case, but still no go. Hah, I'm at a loss. Maybe a samsung specific problem? ...

Feb 14 by Deedra Waters - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


In future versions of TalkBack, we'll fallback to SVox when mounting the SD Card to avoid this problem. Ann writes: Hi folks, Is it normal for Talkback to stop speaking when mounting the phones USB card to an XP computer? If not, how do I fix this problem? I'm running the latest Android from VZW, 2.2, and my speech ...

Feb 10 by Ann - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: speal or talk back screan readers??


"trahern culver" <sound....@gmail.com> wrote: hey all when i buy my accsesabel android phone what screan reader should i use speal or talk back? which one is better speal or talk back? your help with these questions would be most welcome!!! kind regards trahern. -- For Android accessibility documentation, ...

Jan 19 by Jennie Facer - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: TalkBack on any Android phone?


Cheryl Simon cls...@google.com eyes-free To clarify, many, but not all, phones come with a version of Talkback pre-installed. However, to get the latest features it is always best to update to the latest version available in the Android market. Some custom UI's make parts of the phone less accessible, ...

Jan 7 by Cheryl Simon - 11 posts by 6 authors

A few queries regarding setting myself up with android/talk back


Daniel Dalton daniel....@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, I currently use a Nokia with talks, but I really like the androids, and after playing with talkback on my Brother's, I'm keen to get one of my own. Unfortunately the one I played with lacked a keyboard, but I still got a comprehensive overview of what android is ...

12/24/10 by Daniel Dalton - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback doesn't talk + Suggestion for Phone Gallery


Tom ----- Original Message ----- From: "Ana G" <lot....@sbcglobal.net> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Friday, November 26, 2010 11:51 PM Subject: Re: Talkback doesn't talk + Suggestion for Phone Gallery When you get into settings, you need to use the up- and down-arrow keys to find the specific item you ...

11/26/10 by Tomás Hromádka - 7 posts by 3 authors

Re: Chris--Updating Talkback + Reading Email


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I don't use Face Book on my phone, so can't help you there. The d-pad is the same as the arrow keys, and d-pad OK is the same as OK, so whatever we call it, it's the same concept. You're not missing out. Curious to know what was making your phone so odd. --

11/9/10 by Ana G - 4 posts by 2 authors

Re: Turn Talkback accessibility on/off programatically?


Svetoslav Ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free Adam, Yes they are stored in a database. See SettingsProvider.java. The only way for you is to toggle the accessibility manually :( Cheers Svet --

10/28/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: difference between Spiel and Talk Back?


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, First, I agree it's good to be constructive and respectful of the work of all the developers creating accessibility apps. The mission of Spiel and Talkback are a bit different. Talkback,as I understand, was invisioned to just work. No fiddling or tweaking necessary. ...

9/25/10 by Rusty Perez - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Kindle app almost works


Ann tat...@gmail.com eyes-free Would the disabling of text to speech by a publisher/author affect how talk Back would read the book? I wouldn't think that would matter, but who knows. I've only tried two books so far. It is good that there are so many that are available for free to try out. ...

9/25/10 by Ann - 10 posts by 4 authors

Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back


... Personal web page: http://www.wilanddenise.com/wil ------------------ -----Original Message----- From: Donna Goodin [mailto:good...@msu.edu] Sent: Tuesday, September 14, 2010 3:01 PM To: eyes...@googlegroups.com Subject: Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back What is CM6? ...

9/14/10 by Donna Goodin - 12 posts by 4 authors

Re: turning on talkback by dead reconing?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Oddly, on my phone the Accessibility apps are not in alphabetical order. the exception is Kickback, which is after Talkback.

9/13/10 by Ana G - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


Press enter on that. and arrow down. You'll hear, "update," after each app that has an update ready. Just press enter on the app itself, and the download process begins. You'll have to press Install and OK as for any other update. I've noticed the changes to Talkback that Rusty mentioned. They're very nice. ...

9/9/10 by Ana G - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: installed talk back from the market


About why Talkback isn't working, that's a tougher one. Maybe the volume is down. I'm not sure how to turn it up. Try pressing and holding the volume-up control. Volume is the long button on the side of the phone, nearest the earphone jacke and power button. Press on the end that's closest to the earphone jack. ...

8/23/10 by Ana G - 9 posts by 3 authors

Switching between Talkback and Spiel


Christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free Hi all, When I get my phone I want to try both screen readers. But I am wondeirng if it is accessible to switch between them so that I first turn off the other one before starting the other one. Many thanks, Christian.

7/24/10 by Christian - 1 post by 1 author

Talkback commands


Christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free Hi, Where do I find a list of commands for using Talkback? Would be interested in seeing how to set things like rate, reading entire screen, etc. Many thanks, Christian.

7/12/10 by Christian - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Installing Talkback


All of the steps here are obsolete for 2.0 and later devices -- the only steps needed are to enable accessibility and enable TalkBack. Note --- it is prudent to verify device and Android version -- with the minor caveat that some vendors may have pulled TalkBack. In that case I would pick a different device ...

7/9/10 by T.V Raman - 8 posts by 6 authors

re: a few talkback questions


christian chris...@runbox.com eyes-free hi, ok, sounds good. how accessible is the calendar then? when using talkback, are there any special commands and where to find out info on how to use it? many thanks, christian on 2010-07-08 at 12:03 ra...@google.com wrote: espeak works with TalkBack, and sms has always ...

7/8/10 by Christian - 5 posts by 4 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


... halim sahin wrote: hi nolan, i am confused reading that you can't shutdown spiel on your phone. my motorola milestone stops spiel when i uncheck the checkbox in settings->accessibility. i can then switch from spiel to talkback or back from talkback to spiel. ah, so it could be an issue with my non-standard rom ...

6/30/10 by Kenny Hitt - 10 posts by 6 authors

possible problem with talkback and in-call behavior


rusty perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free hi folks, i've noticed that, while using talkback, often just after initiating a call, or answering a call on my lg ally, when i put the phone to my ear, i actuate controls on the screen with my face. i have hung up, muted calls, and switched to speaker-phone ...

6/11/10 by Rusty Perez - 1 post by 1 author

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... broken proximity sensor or a problem in talkback? can you make the use of the p-sensor configurable? have you sent me the newest versionk of talkback? br. halim -- best regards, --raman title: research scientist email: ra...@google.com www: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ google: tv+raman GTalk: ra...@google.com ...

6/7/10 by T.V Raman - 4 posts by 3 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


lib/picoapi.h pico should return if the string is empty and not wake up the audiosystem from standby. another thing is: why talkback needs to call doLanguageSwitchFromLangIndex function before each synthesis process! it should only be called when a string with a different locale should be synthesized. any way, ...

5/28/10 by T.V Raman - 26 posts by 4 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


blindfold seeingw...@gmail.com eyes-free hi nolan, let us know once you have implemented the intent technique for indicating screen reader presence, because this is exactly the reason that i still use the non-future-proof getRunningServices() approach to detect both TalkBack and spiel in my app. thanks the ...

4/22/10 by blindfold - 6 posts by 4 authors

re: new talkback in market


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free hi, i have just uploaded the latest version of TalkBack to svn so you can pull it from there. sorry for the lag:) cheers svet on wed, feb 24, 2010 at 1:10 am, hittsjunk <hit...@gmail.com> wrote: hi. i see there is an update for talkback. what i can't find is a ...

2/24/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


alex hall meh...@gmail.com eyes-free while i have only used talkback on an emulator, i can say that, in general, the more configurable options, the better. just my two cents... have a great day, alex (msg sent from pc) meh...@gmail.com; http://www.facebook.com/mehgcap ----- original message ----- from: "svetoslav ...

2/16/10 by Alex Hall - 3 posts by 3 authors

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free When I was working with the Android emulators, I did note a considerable difference in performancce between Spiel and Talkback. For that reason, I did switch to Talkback in that arena since Spiel was much too slow. Rather than having to take some special action when ...

4:40 PM (6 hours ago) by XEngineer - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free My guess is that their code assumes that TalkBack is the only alternative screen reader. When they exit their app, they are setting things up to resume using TalkBack. Unfortunately, sometimes TalkBack isn't the other speech engine so things go wrong. ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by XEngineer - 15 posts by 9 authors

Re: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously>>> purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.>>> >>> Daniel>>> >>> >>> >>&gt; On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com wrote:>;>> >>> Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. ...

Jul 14 (5 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 17 posts by 8 authors

Problems With Talkback Keyboard


Edward Przybylek edward.p...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, I̵7;ve been trying to get the Talkback keyboard working on my phone but IR17;m not having a great deal of success. I'm using a Motorola Droid 2 Pro running Android 2.2 and Mobility Access. I went through the standard steps for installing the Talkback ...

Jul 10 (9 days ago) by Edward Przybylek - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Droid Pro experiences?


Rick Alfaro <rick...@gmail.com> wrote: Hello folks, asking for a friend that needs an answer quickly, today ifpossible.Does anyone have experience with the Droid Pro from Verizon?Can you tell me if it has any kind of track pad at all, arrow keys, andgenerally, if it is completely useable with Spiel or Talkback? ...

Jul 6 (13 days ago) by Sharonda - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Touch screen only question


The talkback virtual d-pad doesn't work everywhere so you end up with no way to get from one option to another to make choices. ... I tried to use the TalkBack keyboard and found it unbearably slow and useless.. It could just be me, but I would like to hear other experiences because I'm considering the new HTC 3d ...

Jun 27 by lpnalda@gmail.com - 6 posts by 5 authors

RE: TalkBack stopped working


Once there lo in and search for talkback. -----Original Message----- From: eyes...@googlegroups.com [mailto:eyes...@googlegroups.com] On Behalf Of David Renstrom Sent: Monday, June 20, ... Is there a way to re-install and/or re-enable TalkBack using the terminal? Or perhaps the built-in screen reader Readouts? ...

Jun 21 by Walter Cone - 10 posts by 6 authors

Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


Alexis Robin lxs...@gmail.com eyes-free Hello all, I'm new with android and i've just receive my Motorola milestone 2 friday. Since i installed talkback, when i go out eyes free shell, the synthetizer stop to speak. I didn't met this problem when readout was alone to vocalize the telephone. Is it a coinscidence? ...

Jun 12 by Alexis Robin - 2 posts by 1 author

Re: TalkBack release


I have talk back checked under accessibility and language and keyboards as the input method. It doesn't create the virtual key pad. Any ideas why not? Denise At 07:18 PM 6/8/2011, you wrote: The morning's update gave me quite a scare. I updated and had such a rough time with the update that around lunch time I ...

Jun 8 by Denise Thompson - 4 posts by 3 authors

RE: spelling on the droid


Unfortunately if it does then there is no way I know of to do this with talkback, don't know if you will have any better luck with spael or not I have not ... Nor can I find the talkback program in applications.At 02:02 PM 5/26/2011, you wrote: If you are using TalkBack and have the TalkBack Keyboard enabled, ...

May 26 by Tom Randall - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback crashing


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I think you've already stated the problem. HTC Sense on the Epic always caused some interference with accessibility. With the 2.2 upgrade they fouled things much more than it was before.

May 25 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

speech rate in Talkback


Stuart Russell stua...@speakeasy.net eyes-free Today, I started playing with the Talkback screen reader. I haven't yet found a way to increase the speech rate. Can this be adjusted? I would also appreciatesome clues on entering * & # while on calls. I'm using a g2 on T-mobile, & have installed both Talkback & Ma. ...

May 22 by Stuart Russell - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free The latest version of the Talkback Keyboard handles voice recognition very well. When you touch the Mic key, the phone vibrates briefly to let you know it's time to start talking. I agree with you. I wish this worked just as well in other voice apps, like Voice Search, ...

May 18 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Frustrating from TalkBack keyboard


The most recent version of Talkback, the screen reader developed by Google, has a virtual d-pad, so you can use it to move around the screen, but because of a bug in Android, the virtual d-pad disappears in certain environments, like the status bar and the menus of all apps. You can still use the hardware ...

May 12 by Ana G - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: Keyboard question


The talkback keyboard will sort of work with spiel. Features like repeat last and spell last won't work. The function to get network partially works. My worst problem is I still can't leave an edit field when i use the talkback keyboard with spiel. Because of thes issues as well as the fact talkback keyboard ...

May 3 by Kenny Hitt - 4 posts by 4 authors

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


alex hall meh...@gmail.com eyes-free while i have only used talkback on an emulator, i can say that, in general, the more configurable options, the better. just my two cents... have a great day, alex (msg sent from pc) meh...@gmail.com; http://www.facebook.com/mehgcap ----- original message ----- from: "svetoslav ...

2/16/10 by Alex Hall - 3 posts by 3 authors

TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free see http://eyes-free.blogspot.com/2010/02/silencing-speech-with-wave-of-your-hand.html for a new experimental TalkBack feature that lets you silence speech on newer android devices like the MotoRola droid and google nex one.

2/8/10 by T.V Raman

re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


... january 29, 2010 3:47 pm to: eyes...@googlegroups.com subject: re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality. currently the screen reader does not have a property you can set for reading letter by letter, say if the string matches a regular expression.however, your problem seems very interesting ...

1/30/10 by Vickie - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


pvde...@gmail.com eyes-free from my experiences with android 2.1 and talkback. you can perfectly navigate menus and phone settings. the market application is perfectly usable. for browsing files and folders, i've installed a file manager called linda, this seems to be working great for me so far. i have got phone ...

1/10/10 by Peter Vágner - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: newby


charles chen clc...@google.com eyes-free TalkBack - screen reader for android. requires android 1.6 or higher to work. KickBack - additional haptic feedback for android. requires android 1.6 or higher to work. SoundBack - additional non-speech audio feedback for android. requires android 1.6 or higher to work. ...

12/21/09 by Charles Chen - 5 posts by 5 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Oddly, so far, I've noticed the alt-lock issue only when I'm using the physical keyboard. I haven't had it when I'm using the Talkback soft keyboard.

Apr 23 by Ana G - 16 posts by 9 authors

Re: talkback volume


Shinedown On Wed, 2011-04-20 at 11:52 -0700, Justin Harris wrote: Hello all, I was just wondering if there was a way to adjust talkback volume independently from system volume. I ask, because sometimes it seems like talkback is sooooo loud. I guess this is handy when in a loud environment, but let me tell ya, ...

Apr 20 by Storm Dragon - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Android Talk back


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I assume that you enabled accessibility and TalkBack. I also assume that you went into boice settings -> text to speech and enabled the Pico or some other speech engin. Does this phone have a proprietary user interface like sense, touchwiz or motoblur? ...

Apr 18 by XEngineer - 2 posts by 2 authors

RE: talkback


From: eyes...@googlegroups.com on behalf of Alan Viverette Sent: Fri 4/15/2011 4:49 PM To: eyes-free Subject: Re: talkback What type of phone are you using, and do you know which version of Android it is running? If it's pre-2.1, you can download the old version of TalkBack on the Eyes-Free site at: ...

Apr 18 by Mcclure-Rogers, Donna (Protection & Advocacy) - 8 posts by 5 authors

Re: TalkBack on Screen keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free To turn on the Talkback keyboard, you need to do a couple of things. First, go into Settings/Language and Keyboard and check the Talkback Keyboard. I think it is checked automatically, but I'm not sure. Second, find an app with an edit field, like K-9 Mail. ...

Apr 14 by Ana G - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free To use Talking Dialer, you touch your screen, then drag your finger. the first place you touch is always the number 5. If you lift your finger at that point, you dial 5. But if you drag your finger up from the 5 position before lifting your finger, you hear and dial 2, ...

Apr 8 by Ana G - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


On Apr 2, 2011, at 2:35 AM, John J Herzog wrote: Hi listers, I know that the talkback keyboard cannot access menus in android. However, curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I experimented with my friends EVO 4g. I had him enable the talkback keyboard to see how much was possible to do. ...

Apr 2 by Mike Arrigo - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: Update to Talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Whether you get a phone with a physical keyboard or not, you still need a phone with a 4-way physical navigational control. the soft arrow keys on the new Talkback, which is for phones running 2.2 and higher, are not able to navigate in two important areas because of a bug ...

Mar 31 by Ana G - 13 posts by 9 authors

Re: talkback and not reading notifications


Christopher Bruinenberg cbr...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, yes, it's an app from the market. you can change accessibility settings of talkback and other screen readers. It however didn't work for me. It's still reading with my phone locked. thanks, Chris On 3/28/2011 6:27 PM, thomas geczy wrote: where is this ...

Mar 28 by Christopher Bruinenberg - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Maybe the TalkBack keyboard does treat line breaks as sentence boundaries, but until I can arrow up and down through these lines as I'd intuitively expect, I can't effectively perform some of the tasks I've incorporated into my various workflows ever since they became possible with Touchtype. ...

Mar 28 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

talkback remooved from market


Halim Sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free Hi, I can't no longer find talkback in market. Phone is motorola milestone I. I wanted to test the new talkback keyboard etc but noticed that eyesffree apps don't list talkback any more in market. The several times reported (anoying) bug of wrong localized german ...

Mar 25 by Halim Sahin - 7 posts by 7 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Daniel, in order for me to enable the TalkBack keyboard, I first had to download Talkback from the Market. Mark On Mar 24, 2011, at 2:14 PM, Daniel K. Gartmann wrote: Well, I'm not even seing the option "TalkBack keyboard" in the "Language and Keyboard" menu under "Settings". Is this thing only working in English ...

Mar 25 by M. Taylor - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Matěj Plch plc...@seznam.cz eyes-free Hi, i am hardly testing these new features of TalkBack and found quite big issue in talkback keyboard settings. When I click on this item under settings / keyboard and language, talkback crashes and speech is lost. Then restart itself and inform me about its crash. ...

Mar 23 by Matěj Plch - 40 posts by 17 authors

Mark's First Impressions on the new TalkBack


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Hello All, I am delighted to report that I am absolutely dazzled by my results of the new Talkback on my Nextus S. I am finally able to freely and effectively navigate across all the areas of the phone and I couldn't be happier. Mark.

Mar 23 by M. Taylor - 8 posts by 4 authors

talkback stopped talking etc


... to restart it twice, but still no speech. going to try in the morning and get my mother to look at it because i don't think that soundbackis working either at this point. I'm assuming that what ever happened here it may be a talkback problem just because this is the first time something like this has happened.

Mar 23 by Deedra Waters - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free The D-Pad doesn't have arrows. TO move, all you do is swipe quickly up, down, left, or right anywhere in the pad area. To press enter, tap the pad area. On 3/22/11, Jamie Tachiyama <jat...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi, When trying to use the navigation pad on the Droid 2, ...

Mar 22 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

How to get TalkBack to not talk when I get a phone call


KevanGC keva...@gmail.com eyes-free Hey I just got a Samsung Intercept yesterday and I'm gettin the hang of it really quick. I just don't want TalkBack to announce the caller when I get a phone call. I just want the ringtone to play. How do I do this? Am I missing one of the settings?

Feb 24 by KevanGC - 11 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you press the volume-down button while the phone is not speaking, you turn the ringer volume down. When it reaches zero, the phone vibrates. If the screen reader volume is set to something you can hear, then the next time the phone rings, you feel the phone vibrate and ...

Feb 14 by Ana G - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


I only use the status bar, sliding to open it and arrowing through the options with the d-pad, but it's always worked just fine. I'm running 2.2.1 with Pico and Talkback. I've never tried using other parts of the phone when it's connected. Are you getting no speech while in the status bar? ciao.

Feb 10 by Ana G - 11 posts by 6 authors

speal or talk back screan readers??


trahern culver sound.w...@gmail.com eyes-free hey all when i buy my accsesabel android phone what screan reader should i use speal or talk back? which one is better speal or talk back? your help with these questions would be most welcome!!! kind regards trahern.

Jan 18 by trahern culver - 1 post by 1 author

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


Donald Raikes don.r...@gmail.com eyes-free On 7/19/11, Pete Nalda <lp...@gmail.com> wrote: The only way I've found around this is to turn off notifications in the mail client of your choice. Then I only get sms notifications and caller iD's. On Jul 19, 2011, at 10:29 AM, Donald Raikes wrote: Hi all, ...

1:47 PM (9 hours ago) by Donald Raikes - 3 posts by 2 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


gmail.com> wrote: My guess is that their code assumes that TalkBack is the only alternative screen reader. When they exit their app, they are setting things ... Unfortunately, sometimes TalkBack isn't the other speech engine so things go wrong. Of course, this would be no problem if they were fully integrated with ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Nadine Ledwig - 16 posts by 9 authors

Re: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.Daniel On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com <3D"mailto:Her> wrote: Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. Way tolisten to your customers. ...

Jul 14 (5 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 5 posts by 4 authors

TalkBack on any Android phone?


I have read that talkback is part of android starting from 1.6 and cannot be uninstalled. Does this mean that guys making custom roms, phone manufactures, like HTC incorporating homescreen like Sense UI have the ability to remove Accessibility? or is any custom rom made with accessibility as part of it, ...

Jan 7 by Zameer - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: Talkback doesn't talk + Suggestion for Phone Gallery


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free When you get into settings, you need to use the up- and down-arrow keys to find the specific item you want. Typing the letter _A for "Applications" doesn't work. If at all possible, it would probably be best for you to get a handset with a more current version of Android. ...

11/26/10 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

Turn Talkback accessibility on/off programatically?


Adamx adam.i...@gmail.com eyes-free Is it possible (with or without root access) to turn Talkback on and off programatically?

10/28/10 by Adamx - 6 posts by 2 authors

Re: unintelligible speech on Ally follwing recent upgrade of Talk Back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free When my Droid was updated to 2.2, I noticed the speech was muzzier. It seemed really extreme right after the update, but either I got used to it or it cleared up because I stopped noticing it after a couple of days. You might try the Susan Loquendo voice, which costs less ...

9/14/10 by Ana G - 12 posts by 4 authors

Re: turning on talkback by dead reconing?


I have soundback, kickback, then talkback. Spiel is at the bottom. Rusty On 9/13/10, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: Oddly, on my phone the Accessibility apps are not in alphabetical order. the exception is Kickback, which is after Talkback. -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: ...

9/13/10 by Rusty Perez - 7 posts by 4 authors

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


Courtney Curran moopie...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, How do you update this among other updates, it's saying I have updates, I'm assuming Talkback is one of them? Thanks, Courtney On 09/09/2010, at 1:52 in the morning, Rusty Perez wrote: Hi folks, Maybe some of you haven't noticed, but there is an update for ...

9/9/10 by Courtney Curran - 9 posts by 6 authors

Re: Switching between Talkback and Spiel


Halim Sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free Christian: Why don't you wait until you get the phone to ask such questions? Most of your questions could be avoided through learning by doing :-). You can have both screenreaders installed at the same time. In the settings you can enable one of them :-). HTH. Halim.

7/24/10 by Halim Sahin - 3 posts by 3 authors

re: installing talkback


... T.V raman wrote: depending on the phone you get and the android version you may not need to install anything. get a post 1.6 device -- preferably 2.0 or later, and all you need to do is to check accessibility in the settings menu and enable talkback. does this mean that voice data comes pre-installed, ...

7/9/10 by Nolan Darilek - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: Strange differences between TalkBack and Spiel


I noticed that in TalkBack comments, but there's a whole lot of latitude in the term "confused," so knowing what the symptoms are would be hugely helpful. :) Thanks. On 06/29/2010 05:59 PM, Nolan Darilek wrote: I'm trying to run TalkBack to compare its performance and behaviors to Spiel, and am noticing some ...

6/30/10 by Nolan Darilek - 15 posts by 8 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... have a phone call it switches off the display :-). in my opinion talkback should try to check if the device is in standby and don't wakeup the audiosystem with output of empty strings through the tts system. i heard from others that if the devices is placed in the pocket he has the same batery draining problem. ...

6/7/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 3 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


... halim sahin <hal...@googlemail.com>wrote: hi, on sa, mai 29, 2010 at 07:47:28 -0500, kenny hitt wrote: hi. hopefully, you will have better luck getting this info than i did. the talkback developer doesn't provide source or any info on changes to his new releases. even commercial screen readers give there ...

5/30/10 by Beth Koenig - 4 posts by 4 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, sorry, i found in googlemail inmailnotification to statusbar and unchecked it. now i have 40% bat and will write again in 3 hours before the phone switches of :-(. thx for you help. halim -- halim sahin e-mail: halim.sahin (at) t-online.de.

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 42 posts by 6 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free nolan, the way detection if TalkBack is running is a very simple intent broadcast mechanism. once the the broadcast is received the screen reader responds with its current state. if you like we can sync and agree on the broadcast mechanism since right now the ...

4/22/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 9 posts by 5 authors

new talkback in market


hittsjunk hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. i see there is an update for talkback. what i can't find is a changelog, release announcement, or the current source. my copy of svn is at revision 445. there were checkinst for RockLock and MusicLockTutorials, but no talkback code. remember, you are supposed to be open ...

2/24/10 by hittsjunk - 1 post by 1 author

re: TalkBack: silencing speech with a wave of your hand


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free hi, the lost of speech during a call is an experimental feature we have added to TalkBack. some users complained to hear it during a phone call. it seems that you are of the opposite camp :) we could consider making this configurable in case we receive similar ...

2/16/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free currently the screen reader does not have a property you can set for reading letter by letter, say if the string matches a regular expression.however, your problem seems very interesting edge case we are missing and is worth exploring. thanks for the valuable ...

1/29/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 1 post by 1 author

re: talkback clarification, please?


carlos palomino car...@carlospalomino.com eyes-free i heard there was an issue hanging up a call, whereby one must switch to flight mode to end the call. is this still the case? c. on 1/10/2010 8:54 am, peter vágner wrote: hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone ...

1/10/10 by Carlos Palomino - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: Code Factory Releases Two Standalone Accessible Apps for Android: Web Browser & Music Player


This offering looks appealing if I will be able to use my previously purchased XVox tts that I currently use with TalkBack.Daniel On 14-07-2011 02:45, John J Herzogjo...@gmail.com <3D"mailto:Her> wrote: Thanks guys. I just purchased the browser and it works well. Way tolisten to your customers. ...

Jul 14 (5 days ago) by lpnalda@gmail.com - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: TalkBack stopped working


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Unfortunately, if you changed some setting needed for TalkBack, reinstalling the app won't fix it. You'll need sighted help to find and correct the problem; it can't nbe done through the USB interface on a non rooted phone. If the phone is rooted, then you can re-enable ...

Jun 21 by XEngineer - 12 posts by 7 authors

Out of Eyes-FS, talkback stop to speak


Since i installed talkback, when i go out eyes free shell, the synthetizer stop to speak. I didn't met this problem when readout was alone to vocalize the telephone. Is it a coinscidence? An incompatibility? Thanks for all, (sorry if the first message was arrived) Alexis Robin.

Jun 12 by Alexis Robin - 2 posts by 1 author

TalkBack release


Tim Credo cr...@google.com eyes-free Hi all, There's a new update of TalkBack on the market, version 2.7.6. In case you're wondering, this is a maintenance release and doesn't add any new features. The only minor change you might notice is a small tweak to the way acronyms are handled; TalkBack will no longer spell ...

Jun 8 by Tim Credo - 4 posts by 3 authors

talkback crashing


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free I apologize if this has been reported already, been out of comition for the past month and a half or more. Not sure why or how, but talkback seems to be crashing ocationally. Can't figure out why or how, but it always takes a phone reboot to fix. ...

May 25 by Deedra Waters - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free Ana, Since you bring up this subject, don't you find the biggest challenge with voice recognition when using Talkback or Spiel for that matter to be the fact that jabbering speech gets in the way? I know one can try to cover up the speaker to help with this somewhat, ...

May 17 by Rick Alfaro - 2 posts by 2 authors

TalkBack or Spiel with Ideal Web Reader


TalkBack * Speil * Mobile Accessibility Please explain why you prefer using the screen reader you do with Ideal Web Reader in detail, allowing me to have a better understanding of strengths and weaknesses. Most likely, I'll end up testing all three, but I would like to understand and know people's reasonings for ...

Apr 24 by Kevin Chao - 1 post by 1 author

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Rill On 4/23/11, Kevan <ke...@gmail.com> wrote: I've noticed it doesn't speak the state of the alt and shift keys either when pressing them on the physical keyboard when the Talkback keyboard is on. It would be helpful if it did, especially if people are having the problem of not knowing if it's locked or not. ...

Apr 23 by Rill - 16 posts by 9 authors

Android Talk back


Ed Henselder ehens...@gmail.com eyes-free Hey all Last week I upgraded my Verizon HTC OZone with Mobile speak to the Droid 2 running Android 2.2 having a problem reading emails and vewing the web. I have downloaded the K-9 mail and Ideal web reader and still no luck. Are there any settings etc like HTTML or. ...

Apr 18 by Ed Henselder - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


traci evans trac...@gmail.com eyes-free I'd just like to know if you have to have the talkback keyboard enabled to use the talking dialer. Whenever I tap anywhere on the screen while using talkback, I hear five. I use my phone's physical keyboard to input numbers because of this. ...

Apr 8 by traci evans - 25 posts by 17 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


On 4/2/11, John J Herzog <john...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi listers, I know that the talkback keyboard cannot access menus in android. However, curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I experimented with my friends EVO 4g. I had him enable the talkback keyboard to see how much was possible to do. ...

Apr 2 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Nolan Darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free See http://thewordnerd.info/2010/10/08/donations/ for my stance on donations. The information in that post is still mostly applicable today, but in summary: I'm not hurting financially, so donations aren't needed, but I certainly don't mind the ego boost. ...

Mar 29 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: talkback and not reading notifications


All the best, Tomi On 3/28/11, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: If you don't want Talkback to speak notifications, you can go into Accessibility Preferences/Talkback/Screen Status and check a box that says, "No speech when screen is off." -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: ...

Mar 28 by thomas geczy - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Dan, If you can't find the Talkback keyboard, find a sighted person to look at the screen for you. On some handsets, people have reported that they can only arrow to the first few items in some of the settings menus. I wonder if this is true for your phone as well. ...

Mar 25 by Ana G - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: talkback stopped talking etc


I'm assuming that what ever happened here it may be a talkback problem just because this is the first time something like this has happened. -- For Android accessibility documentation, click on this link: http://eyes-free.googlecode.com/svn/trunk/documentation/android_access/index.html You received this message ...

Mar 23 by Kevan P. - 9 posts by 5 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm still getting used to all of Talkback's new features. So far, I really like them. Today I've been playing with the virtual d-pad and the soft keyboard. I'll spend time with the review features tomorrow. A couple of bugs with the global shortcuts: -- Time and Battery ...

Mar 22 by Ana G - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Jamie Tachiyama jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free Correct, and I figured out how to use the TB virtual arrows. But I am still finding the same issue while in menus. The virtual arrows just move me out of the menu back to the object. On 3/22/11, TV Raman <r...@google.com> wrote: See earlier response to Mark. ...

Mar 22 by Jamie Tachiyama - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: How to get TalkBack to not talk when I get a phone call


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you don't want to hear the caller ID spoken, go into Accessibility Preferences, then into Talkback if that's your screen reader, and uncheck the item that says something about Caller ID. I don't have my phone with me right now, so I can't double check.

Feb 24 by Ana G - 11 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


David Harvey wrote Hi Deedra, You need to install Talking Caller ID from the Market for TalkBack to speak it. Deedra Waters wrote: I know i've mentioned this before, but i'm wondering if anyone else with 2.2 has this problem. When i get an incoming call, i hit the volume to stop the ringer from making nois, ...

Feb 14 by Deedra Waters - 11 posts by 8 authors

spiel/talkback too verbose


Donald Raikes don.r...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi all, Well I never thought I would say that a screen reader was too verbose for me. However, after working with my android phone for roughly 5 months now, I am learning that it is just way too verbose. It is talking almost all the time. I use spiel most of the time ...

12:29 PM (10 hours ago) by Donald Raikes - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


Don't spiel, and talkback opporate in nearly the same way? Meaning interact with programs in the same way? Pardon my ignorance. -----Original Message----- From: ... It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader. ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Jarrod Jicha - 14 posts by 9 authors

TalkBack stopped working


David Renstrom da...@davidrenstrom.com eyes-free Hi, TalkBack has stopped working on my Motorola Milestone 2. I have USB debugging enabled. Is there a way to re-install and/or re-enable TalkBack using the terminal? Or perhaps the built-in screen reader Readouts? Thanks, /David R.

Jun 20 by David Renstrom - 10 posts by 6 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: <font size=2 face=Arial>hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well commaor is the family still having problems question mark The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going ...

May 18 by Rick Alfaro - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Nagendra KV kvnage...@gmail.com eyes-free I am using huawei u8100 with android 2.1. when i installed talkback 2.7.5 talkback installed fine. but when i entered talkback keyboard setting for adjusting setting force close error comes.i uninstalled it and reinstalled it again but this problem remain same. but ...

Apr 22 by Nagendra K V - 10 posts by 7 authors

talkback


Donna Donna.McCl...@ky.gov eyes-free I had to uninstall talkback this afternoon due to technical difficulties and now cannot find it in Market. Is this a permanent removal from Market? If so, is there an alternative App I can install?

Apr 15 by Donna - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If your phone has a Talk/Send/Call button, press that to send the call after dialing in Talking Dialer. If your phone doesn't have anything like this, press the Search button. the phone says, "You are about to dial ...." Press the Call or Search button again to confirm.

Apr 8 by Ana G - 53 posts by 21 authors

RE: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Joe Orozco jsor...@gmail.com eyes-free Nolan, Do you have a site, and if so, is there a means for people to donate to your work? You are more philanthropic than I am, an irony considering I am in nonprofit development, but I think people should consider making at least a small pitch to your efforts to keep the ...

Mar 29 by Joe Orozco - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Dan, If you can't find the Talkback keyboard, find a sighted person to look at the screen for you. On some handsets, people have reported that they can only arrow to the first few items in some of the settings menus. I wonder if this is true for your phone as well. ...

Mar 25 by Ana G - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free Personally, i like this change, yeah menues are broken, but i tend to prefer the fact that talkback has it's own keyboard etc. I have no intentions of buying the ma suit, i have no use for it accept for the browser. You can't expect accessibility suits to be ...

Mar 22 by Deedra Waters - 34 posts by 13 authors

Re: TalkBack on any Android phone?


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Talkback is frustrating when you're new to it because it doesn't offer the same kind of control we're used to. Part of the whole Android adjustment period is learning to work with that. while I definitely hope this improves as Android develops, I also noticed that I was ...

Jan 8 by Ana G - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: Turn Talkback accessibility on/off programatically?


Svetoslav Ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free Adam, To toggle accessibility your application has to be signed with the system key which is technically not possible unless the vendor that supplied the device signs it (very unlikely). Are you writing the application you mentioned or you are just a user? ...

10/28/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 6 posts by 2 authors

talkback update and accessibility settings app


Rusty Perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi folks, Maybe some of you haven't noticed, but there is an update for talkback. But, if you did notice, and download it, you probably don't yet know that there is something in the market called "accessibility settings." It is an app which lets you change some settings ...

9/9/10 by Rusty Perez - 9 posts by 6 authors

re: spiel vs talkback


rusty perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free often the ringtone is too loud for me to hear the name and talkback is busy saying "screen on" before the name of caller. i wish it didn't say "screen on" it seems like wasted verbage. unnecessary. when it turns on, maybe there should be a little sound icon or something. ...

6/30/10 by Rusty Perez - 11 posts by 6 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... have a phone call it switches off the display :-). in my opinion talkback should try to check if the device is in standby and don't wakeup the audiosystem with output of empty strings through the tts system. i heard from others that if the devices is placed in the pocket he has the same batery draining problem. ...

6/7/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 3 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, on sa, mai 29, 2010 at 07:47:28 -0500, kenny hitt wrote: hi. hopefully, you will have better luck getting this info than i did. the talkback developer doesn't provide source or any info on changes to his new releases. even commercial screen readers give there users ...

5/30/10 by Halim Sahin - 3 posts by 3 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi charles, sorry i couldn't find the mentioned setting on my milestone. can you please describe how the e-mail notifications can be enabled? sorry and thx. halim.

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 41 posts by 6 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


nolan darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free -----begin pgp signed message----- hash: sha1 on 04/21/2010 06:50 pm, T.V raman wrote: this is a good question. note that you can check from your app if TalkBack is running; could you perhaps conditionally make your controls navigable via the trackball if TalkBack is ...

4/21/10 by Nolan Darilek - 3 posts by 3 authors

question about talkback and screen reader functionality.


bigbubbaj bigb...@gmail.com eyes-free i can't understand the name of a server in a text message when it is spoken aloud... co-idc1-srv1.company.com for example... how can i have the screen reader read the letters and not try to say the word? how can i have it read a single character of a message and then scroll/ ...

1/25/10 by bigbubbaj - 1 post by 1 author

re: talkback clarification, please?


pvde...@gmail.com eyes-free hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone is ringing and i haven't found a way to find out who's calling unless i deny the call or just wait until the call appears in the notification area as a missed call. i have read somewhere that ...

1/10/10 by Peter Vágner - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: spiel/talkback too verbose


Kevan Pulis keva...@gmail.com eyes-free When Talkback lags like that, all I have to do is hit the Reset Talkback option in the apps menu and it fixes it. I like Talkback slightly over Spiel, just because Spiel seems to make my phone run slower than Talkback does. On 7/19/2011 1:56 PM, XEngineer wrote: I don't have ...

4:07 PM (7 hours ago) by Kevan Pulis - 5 posts by 4 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free Interesting. I'll bet you are correct concerning Spiel as that is my default screen reader. I'll do some testing using the TalkBack as the screen reader and see if the problems go away. If they do, I'll amend my help ticket.

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by XEngineer - 12 posts by 8 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free Ana, Since you bring up this subject, don't you find the biggest challenge with voice recognition when using Talkback or Spiel for that matter to be the fact that jabbering speech gets in the way? I know one can try to cover up the speaker to help with this somewhat, ...

May 17 by Rick Alfaro - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Do you mean to say that your phone even doesn't have the DPad or arrow keys and still you are able to use it successfully and that too with talkback and spiel? Would like to hear from you more. Thanks, Aruni. On 23/04/2011, Matěj Plch <p...@seznam.cz> wrote: Hi all I have good experiences with TalkBack keyboard. ...

Apr 22 by Aaruni Sharma - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If your phone has a Talk/Send/Call button, press that to send the call after dialing in Talking Dialer. If your phone doesn't have anything like this, press the Search button. the phone says, "You are about to dial ...." Press the Call or Search button again to confirm.

Apr 8 by Ana G - 53 posts by 21 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:20 PM, John J Herzog wrote: Can the talkback keyboard give us access to menus in applications now? John On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:44 PM, TV Raman wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now ...

Apr 7 by Mike Arrigo - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


On Apr 2, 2011, at 2:35 AM, John J Herzog wrote: Hi listers, I know that the talkback keyboard cannot access menus in android. However, curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I experimented with my friends EVO 4g. I had him enable the talkback keyboard to see how much was possible to do. ...

Apr 2 by Mike Arrigo - 12 posts by 8 authors

RE: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Joe Orozco jsor...@gmail.com eyes-free Nolan, Do you have a site, and if so, is there a means for people to donate to your work? You are more philanthropic than I am, an irony considering I am in nonprofit development, but I think people should consider making at least a small pitch to your efforts to keep the ...

Mar 29 by Joe Orozco - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Dan, If you can't find the Talkback keyboard, find a sighted person to look at the screen for you. On some handsets, people have reported that they can only arrow to the first few items in some of the settings menus. I wonder if this is true for your phone as well. ...

Mar 25 by Ana G - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Deedra Waters dee...@the-brannons.com eyes-free Personally, i like this change, yeah menues are broken, but i tend to prefer the fact that talkback has it's own keyboard etc. I have no intentions of buying the ma suit, i have no use for it accept for the browser. You can't expect accessibility suits to be ...

Mar 22 by Deedra Waters - 34 posts by 13 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free See earlier note -- that is a framework bug that has been reported -- when that bug is fixed, it will work in menus, not before. Kevan P. writes: Raymond, you should fix it so it works in menus. On 3/22/11, Jamie Tachiyama <jat...@gmail.com> wrote: Correct, and I figured out ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 8 posts by 3 authors

Re: caller id and talkback


David Harvey partyboy...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi Deedra, You need to install Talking Caller ID from the Market for TalkBack to speak it. Deedra Waters wrote: I know i've mentioned this before, but i'm wondering if anyone else with 2.2 has this problem. When i get an incoming call, i hit the volume to stop the ...

Feb 14 by David Harvey - 11 posts by 8 authors

LG Ally: Talkback stops speaking when mounting USB card


Ann tat...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi folks, Is it normal for Talkback to stop speaking when mounting the phones USB card to an XP computer? If not, how do I fix this problem? I'm running the latest Android from VZW, 2.2, and my speech engine is Pico. Thanks ~Ann -- Skype: tate886 Google Voice: 1-872-222-8799 ...

Feb 10 by Ann - 11 posts by 6 authors

re: installing talkback


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, you should install also the tts voices under settings->text-to-speech. after that talkback should speak! br. halim.

7/9/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 7 authors

Re: Strange differences between TalkBack and Spiel


I noticed that in TalkBack comments, but there's a whole lot of latitude in the term "confused," so knowing what the symptoms are would be hugely helpful. :) Thanks. On 06/29/2010 05:59 PM, Nolan Darilek wrote: I'm trying to run TalkBack to compare its performance and behaviors to Spiel, and am noticing some ...

6/30/10 by Nolan Darilek - 15 posts by 8 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free halim, good, catch :) i will play with the code to explore what exactly is causing the issue. yes, i have send you the latest TalkBack. we would like to add some settings to TalkBack and the sensor thing can go there as well. i am more curious what the real ...

6/7/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 9 posts by 3 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. hopefully, you will have better luck getting this info than i did. the talkback developer doesn't provide source or any info on changes to his new releases. even commercial screen readers give there users info on changes in new releases! it's really hard to want to use ...

5/29/10 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


lib/picoapi.h pico should return if the string is empty and not wake up the audiosystem from standby. another thing is: why talkback needs to call doLanguageSwitchFromLangIndex function before each synthesis process! it should only be called when a string with a different locale should be synthesized. any way, ...

5/28/10 by T.V Raman - 26 posts by 4 authors

re: TalkBack with non-focusable views


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free nolan, my intent wasn't to disadvantage spiel in any way --- to see what TalkBack does, please see the code for TalkBack, --- and the code for EyesFree shell that uses that intent from TalkBAck. specifically, we use this to: 1. if TalkBack is running, and eyes-free shell is ...

4/21/10 by T.V Raman - 4 posts by 3 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


carlos palomino car...@carlospalomino.com eyes-free i heard there was an issue hanging up a call, whereby one must switch to flight mode to end the call. is this still the case? c. on 1/10/2010 8:54 am, peter vágner wrote: hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone ...

1/10/10 by Carlos Palomino - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I confirm your findings. The error exists only if Spiel is enabled. It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader.

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by XEngineer - 13 posts by 8 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free The latest version of the Talkback Keyboard handles voice recognition very well. When you touch the Mic key, the phone vibrates briefly to let you know it's time to start talking. I agree with you. I wish this worked just as well in other voice apps, like Voice Search, ...

May 18 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: <font size=2 face=Arial>hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well commaor is the family still having problems question mark The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going ...

May 18 by Rick Alfaro - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack or Spiel with Ideal Web Reader


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free The good news is that Firefox is on its' way to Android and the development group has indicated that they'll be making it accessible. I'd guess that an accessible Firefox is likely six months or so away.

Apr 24 by XEngineer - 6 posts by 4 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Do you mean to say that your phone even doesn't have the DPad or arrow keys and still you are able to use it successfully and that too with talkback and spiel? Would like to hear from you more. Thanks, Aruni. On 23/04/2011, Matěj Plch <p...@seznam.cz> wrote: Hi all I have good experiences with TalkBack keyboard. ...

Apr 22 by Aaruni Sharma - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


On 4/22/11, Nagendra KV <kvna...@gmail.com> wrote: I am using huawei u8100 with android 2.1. when i installed talkback 2.7.5 talkback installed fine. but when i entered talkback keyboard setting for adjusting setting force close error comes.i uninstalled it and reinstalled it again but this problem remain ...

Apr 22 by Kevan - 8 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:20 PM, John J Herzog wrote: Can the talkback keyboard give us access to menus in applications now? John On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:44 PM, TV Raman wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now ...

Apr 7 by Mike Arrigo - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


On 4/2/11, John J Herzog <john...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi listers, I know that the talkback keyboard cannot access menus in android. However, curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I experimented with my friends EVO 4g. I had him enable the talkback keyboard to see how much was possible to do. ...

Apr 2 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Great, thanks. Regarding the . and , keys, I'm unable to reproduce this bug. What TTS engine are you using? Best Voices: US Grace with Spiel instead of TalkBack. Though it seems that Ana is experiencing this as well, so I'm grateful that it isn't likely some odd interaction with Spiel.

Mar 29 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


M. Taylor mk...@ucla.edu eyes-free Daniel, Since I had not previously installed TalkBack, I first had to download it from the market by searching for TalkBack and taking the usual steps to install it. In your case, this is probably not necessary. One thing I would do is to go to the Manage Applications area and ...

Mar 25 by M. Taylor - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free I can confirm the getting stuck experience. I experience this when trying to reply to a text message.

Mar 22 by - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Jamie Tachiyama jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free Correct, and I figured out how to use the TB virtual arrows. But I am still finding the same issue while in menus. The virtual arrows just move me out of the menu back to the object. On 3/22/11, TV Raman <r...@google.com> wrote: See earlier response to Mark. ...

Mar 22 by Jamie Tachiyama - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


On 9/8/10, Rusty Perez <rust...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi folks, Maybe some of you haven't noticed, but there is an update for talkback. But, if you did notice, and download it, you probably don't yet know that there is something in the market called "accessibility settings." It is an app which lets you change some ...

9/9/10 by Rusty Perez - 9 posts by 6 authors

re: installing talkback


dominic mazzoni dmaz...@google.com eyes-free if you open a brand-new phone with an old version of TalkBack installed, will it automatically update to the latest market version? or do you need to install it from the market once in order to start getting updates? i recently reset my phone to factory settings and it ...

7/9/10 by Dominic Mazzoni - 10 posts by 8 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi nolan, i am confused reading that you can't shutdown spiel on your phone. my motorola milestone stops spiel when i uncheck the checkbox in settings->accessibility. i can then switch from spiel to talkback or back from talkback to spiel. hth. halim.

6/30/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 6 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free halim, TalkBack never calls the tts with an empty string :) look at TalkBackService#processAndRecycleEvent(). thanks! cheers svet --

6/7/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 9 posts by 3 authors

re: new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. hopefully, you will have better luck getting this info than i did. the talkback developer doesn't provide source or any info on changes to his new releases. even commercial screen readers give there users info on changes in new releases! it's really hard to want to use ...

5/29/10 by Kenny Hitt - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free , here is the first log: i/SynthProxy( 1440): setting speech rate to 150 d/TalkBackService( 1399): processing event: android.view.accessibility.AccessibilityEvent@44d08550; EventType: 8; EventTime: 45044; ClassName: com.android.launcher. ...

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 33 posts by 5 authors

TalkBack with non-focusable views


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free this is a good question. note that you can check from your app if TalkBack is running; could you perhaps conditionally make your controls navigable via the trackball if TalkBack is active? j writes: i am an android developer and my app uses noneditable TextView which are not ...

4/21/10 by T.V Raman - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


carlos palomino car...@carlospalomino.com eyes-free i heard there was an issue hanging up a call, whereby one must switch to flight mode to end the call. is this still the case? c. on 1/10/2010 8:54 am, peter vágner wrote: hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone ...

1/10/10 by Carlos Palomino - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


XEngineer fenton...@gmail.com eyes-free I confirm your findings. The error exists only if Spiel is enabled. It even fails if both TalkBack and Spiel are checked. I'll add that the symptoms are true only if Spiel is enabled as the screen reader.

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by XEngineer - 13 posts by 8 authors

Re: Fatal flaw in Code Factory Accessible Web Browser


I disabled spiel and enabled talkback as my only screen reader and the result is, that speech come back after leaving Mobile Accessibility. I suppose that you will get the same behavior with the stand-alone web browser. Nadine On 16 Jul., 00:54, XEngineer <fent...@gmail.com> wrote: The Code Factory Accessible ...

Jul 16 (3 days ago) by Nadine Ledwig - 11 posts by 8 authors

Re: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free The latest version of the Talkback Keyboard handles voice recognition very well. When you touch the Mic key, the phone vibrates briefly to let you know it's time to start talking. I agree with you. I wish this worked just as well in other voice apps, like Voice Search, ...

May 18 by Ana G - 6 posts by 3 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: <font size=2 face=Arial>hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well commaor is the family still having problems question mark The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going ...

May 18 by Rick Alfaro - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


On 4/22/11, Nagendra KV <kvna...@gmail.com> wrote: I am using huawei u8100 with android 2.1. when i installed talkback 2.7.5 talkback installed fine. but when i entered talkback keyboard setting for adjusting setting force close error comes.i uninstalled it and reinstalled it again but this problem remain ...

Apr 22 by Kevan - 8 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Talking Dialer is an app that lets you use the touchscreen to make calls.

Apr 7 by Ana G - 17 posts by 11 authors

experiment, EVO 4g and talkback keyboard


John J Herzog johnj...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi listers, I know that the talkback keyboard cannot access menus in android. However, curiosity got the better of me this evening, so I experimented with my friends EVO 4g. I had him enable the talkback keyboard to see how much was possible to do. ...

Apr 2 by John J Herzog - 12 posts by 8 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Maybe the TalkBack keyboard does treat line breaks as sentence boundaries, but until I can arrow up and down through these lines as I'd intuitively expect, I can't effectively perform some of the tasks I've incorporated into my various workflows ever since they became possible with Touchtype. ...

Mar 28 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


I already did the update that TalkBack told me about in the Market application. Best regards Daniel On 25-03-2011 18:15, M. Taylor wrote: Hello Daniel, et al. Before I write my reply, may I ask everyone on this list to please sign their posts? I really do like to know to whom I am replying. ...

Mar 25 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 15 posts by 7 authors

impressions of the new talk back


Mike Arrigo n0...@charter.net eyes-free Hey everyone, well I have done some testing of the new talk back including the keyboard on my nexus one, and thought I would post my findings. I do have both positive and negative comments as a result of my testing. First, I find typing on this keyboard to be very responsive, ...

Mar 22 by Mike Arrigo - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free The D-Pad doesn't have arrows. TO move, all you do is swipe quickly up, down, left, or right anywhere in the pad area. To press enter, tap the pad area. On 3/22/11, Jamie Tachiyama <jat...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi, When trying to use the navigation pad on the Droid 2, ...

Mar 22 by Kevan P. - 2 posts by 2 authors

Re: talkback update and accessibility settings app


On 9/8/10, Rusty Perez <rust...@gmail.com> wrote: Hi folks, Maybe some of you haven't noticed, but there is an update for talkback. But, if you did notice, and download it, you probably don't yet know that there is something in the market called "accessibility settings." It is an app which lets you change some ...

9/9/10 by Rusty Perez - 9 posts by 6 authors

installing talkback


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free depending on the phone you get and the android version you may not need to install anything. get a post 1.6 device -- preferably 2.0 or later, and all you need to do is to check accessibility in the settings menu and enable talkback. -- best regards, --raman title: research ...

7/9/10 by T.V Raman - 10 posts by 8 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi nolan, i am confused reading that you can't shutdown spiel on your phone. my motorola milestone stops spiel when i uncheck the checkbox in settings->accessibility. i can then switch from spiel to talkback or back from talkback to spiel. hth. halim.

6/30/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 6 authors

re: suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


... the big question is why my milestone behaves different than others. it was allready replaced but the new one has the same problem. what do you think, broken proximity sensor or a problem in talkback? can you make the use of the p-sensor configurable? have you sent me the newest versionk of talkback? br. halim.

6/5/10 by Halim Sahin - 3 posts by 2 authors

new in talkback, kickback, soundback?


sebastian dellit se...@blinzeln.de eyes-free hello eyes-free readers, htere is a new version of talkback, kickback and soundback - what is new? is it possible to send the groups the new features and bugfixes of new versions from the eyes-free aps? thanks. -- best regards sebastian icq: 264706583 | msm: ...

5/29/10 by Sebastian Dellit - 1 post by 1 author

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free , here is the first log: i/SynthProxy( 1440): setting speech rate to 150 d/TalkBackService( 1399): processing event: android.view.accessibility.AccessibilityEvent@44d08550; EventType: 8; EventTime: 45044; ClassName: com.android.launcher. ...

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 33 posts by 5 authors

TalkBack with non-focusable views


j jac...@gmail.com eyes-free i am an android developer and my app uses noneditable TextView which are not focusable. what is the proper way to get TalkBack to work with the text within the TextView? if i make the TextView focusable, the navigation focus would be a little weird to the users who don't need TalkBack. ...

4/21/10 by j - 1 post by 1 author

re: talkback clarification, please?


carlos palomino car...@carlospalomino.com eyes-free i heard there was an issue hanging up a call, whereby one must switch to flight mode to end the call. is this still the case? c. on 1/10/2010 8:54 am, peter vágner wrote: hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone ...

1/10/10 by Carlos Palomino - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


pvde...@gmail.com eyes-free from my experiences with android 2.1 and talkback. you can perfectly navigate menus and phone settings. the market application is perfectly usable. for browsing files and folders, i've installed a file manager called linda, this seems to be working great for me so far. i have got phone ...

1/10/10 by Peter Vágner - 16 posts by 6 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


</div> I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well comma or is the family still having problems question mark <div> The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going well, ...

May 18 by Walter Cone - 5 posts by 3 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


I sent myself an email composed with the Mic key on the Talkback Keyboard. I said: <font size=2 face=Arial>hi comma how are you question mark we're doing fine period are things going well commaor is the family still having problems question mark The email reads: Hi, how are you? we're doing fine. are things going ...

May 18 by Rick Alfaro - 4 posts by 3 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


I use it only with TalkBack, especially with its new virtual keyboard. It has three modes - navigating (there is accessible onscreen virtual D-Pad, which you can use for navigation on the desktop and applications). Typing mode has accessible onscreen qwerty keyboard, so you can write text messages, e-mails, etc. ...

Apr 23 by Matěj Plch - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free This version of the Talkback keyboard works much better for me than the previous one. I do notice that the first time I open the eyes-Free Shell after restarting the phone, the shell takes longer to load and is slow in general for the first 30 seconds to a minute. after ...

Apr 22 by Ana G - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


tina birenbaum tin...@samobile.net eyes-free Hi it is just another app for making phone calls. Just another option. -- Email services provided by the System Access Mobile Network. Visit www.serotek.com to learn more about accessibility anywhere.

Apr 7 by tina birenbaum - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Then press enter on Talkback and hit update. This talking keyboard is nice but it doesn't speak the state of the shift and alt keys when I use the normal keyboard, plus it makes my phone slower. Touchtype is still the best choice for my Intercept running 2.2. On 4/6/11, Gabe Vega <theb...@gmail.com> wrote: How ...

Apr 6 by Kevan P. - 14 posts by 9 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Perhaps the TalkBack keyboard could simply consider hard line breaks as sentence end markers, and this would resolve your concern? Marc On Mar 28, 2011, at 10:35 AM, Nolan Darilek wrote: I've been using this with Spiel for the past few days, and it works fairly well, though I do have some concerns. ...

Mar 29 by Mike Arrigo - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


I'm running 2.1 on a Samsung Moment, so can't use TalkBack keyboard. I keep hitting the home and menue keys when trying to delete letters. I'm totally blind, which doesn't help matters. Thanks for any help. I use Piko too. Ana G wrote: I actually like Pico, and if I use Pico, I have one less thing to mess with when ...

Mar 28 by Holly - 11 posts by 6 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Daniel K. Gartmann d...@danielgartmann.dk eyes-free Hi everyone and thanks for your input, I already had a sighted person look at the screen and no TalkBack keyboard is present. I am running Android 2.2.1 and no other system updates are available at this time for my HTC Desire Z. Best regards Daniel On 25-03-2011 ...

Mar 25 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


I can't uninstall talkback and the only option is to uninstall updates. "Daniel K. Gartmann" <...@danielgartmann.dk> wrote: Hi, I just updated TalkBack, but when I long-press the track pad on ad edit field on my HTC Desire Z, I hear "input method" but can't figure out how to choose the one I want. ...

Mar 24 by traci542@gmail.com - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free Things can work well without companies entering into formal agreements. If Google has an accessibility framework that enables us to use the phone and if Code Factory develops with that framework in mind, then we should be able to use the app and the app should work well ...

Mar 22 by Ana G - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


If you hold your finger on a text box, it will open the input options menu, then the talkback keyboard could be selected. On Mar 22, 2011, at 2:53 PM, Deedra Waters wrote: TV Raman wrote Android platform detects if you dont have a physical keyboard. You still have to explicitly select the TalkBack keyboard ...

Mar 22 by Mike Arrigo - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free See earlier note -- that is a framework bug that has been reported -- when that bug is fixed, it will work in menus, not before. Kevan P. writes: Raymond, you should fix it so it works in menus. On 3/22/11, Jamie Tachiyama <jat...@gmail.com> wrote: Correct, and I figured out ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 8 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Jamie Tachiyama jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free Correct, and I figured out how to use the TB virtual arrows. But I am still finding the same issue while in menus. The virtual arrows just move me out of the menu back to the object. On 3/22/11, TV Raman <r...@google.com> wrote: See earlier response to Mark. ...

Mar 22 by Jamie Tachiyama - 6 posts by 3 authors

re: spiel vs talkback


henning oschwald h.osc...@gmx.de eyes-free hi, am 30.06.2010 17:54, schrieb kenny hitt: don't forget, spiel will announce caller id while talkback still doesn't. since last update, talkback does announce the ringer as well. cheers henning.

6/30/10 by Henning Oschwald - 8 posts by 6 authors

re: strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


rusty perez rustys...@gmail.com eyes-free i have no answers for your technical questions, but i have noticed that spiel speaks the carrier name and the time when the screen wakes up, and talkback only says "screen on" and ringer percentage. i find the time speaking quite useful. also, spiel seems to shut up more ...

6/30/10 by Rusty Perez - 8 posts by 6 authors

suggestion for the excesive battery draining in talkback


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi talkback developers, this week i did more testing with talkback and spiel using (the same) configuration on my milestone. when using spiel, i could use the ms about three days. when using talkback the longest uptime was 12 hours and the phonetemperature was higher ...

6/4/10 by Halim Sahin - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


charles chen clc...@google.com eyes-free hi halim, let's try a test here. go into your google mail app, press menu, more, settings, and uncheck "email notifications". -charles on fri, may 28, 2010 at 2:17 pm, halim sahin <hal...@googlemail.com>wrote: hi, ok here is moto2.log hth. halim --

5/28/10 by Charles Chen - 38 posts by 6 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free w/ssm ( 1064): no ack i/TtsService( 1440): stopping i/TtsService( 1440): stopped i/tts received: ( 1399): screen off. ringer 100 percent. v/TtsService( 1440): tts service received screen off. ringer 100 percent. v/TtsService( 1440): tts processing: screen off. ringer ...

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 37 posts by 5 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


carlos palomino car...@carlospalomino.com eyes-free i heard there was an issue hanging up a call, whereby one must switch to flight mode to end the call. is this still the case? c. on 1/10/2010 8:54 am, peter vágner wrote: hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone ...

1/10/10 by Carlos Palomino - 16 posts by 6 authors

RE: Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free Ana, Since you bring up this subject, don't you find the biggest challenge with voice recognition when using Talkback or Spiel for that matter to be the fact that jabbering speech gets in the way? I know one can try to cover up the speaker to help with this somewhat, ...

May 17 by Rick Alfaro - 2 posts by 2 authors

Talkback Keyboard Quirk with Voice Recognition


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I'm playing with the Talkback Keyboard because I really am trying to finish my update of the post on Talkback this week, and I'm noticing that sentences don't start with capital letters when the voice recognizer is being used. I sent myself an email composed with the Mic ...

May 17 by Ana G - 1 post by 1 author

RE: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


But all of those issues clear up when I set the keyboard to Hidden. so if I plan to use the hardware keyboard and controls, then I use the volume keys to set the Talkback keyboard to Hidden. sometimes I can't seem to get out of alt-lock mode, but if I stop for a second, hit alt twice, then hit it once, ...

Apr 22 by Rick Alfaro - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Still lots of issues with Talkback keyboard


Matěj Plch plc...@seznam.cz eyes-free Hi all I have good experiences with TalkBack keyboard. Now I am using phone, which has only touch screen and four physical buttons (back, home, menu and search). I know control issues in menus and notifications, but I learned needed things and can do them without assisting ...

Apr 22 by Matěj Plch - 10 posts by 7 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Mark On Apr 6, 2011, at 3:44 PM, TV Raman wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now been backported to Android 2.1. 2. TalkBack keyboard now has a keyboard setting that can set the typing keyboard to come up ...

Apr 6 by M. Taylor - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Buddy Brannan, KB5ELV - Erie, PA Phone: (814) 860-3194 or 888-75-BUDDY On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:44 PM, TV Raman wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now been backported to Android 2.1. 2. ...

Apr 6 by M. Taylor - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I actually like Pico, and if I use Pico, I have one less thing to mess with when I switch the phone to Spanish.

Mar 28 by Ana G - 10 posts by 5 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I use Talkback and Pico on my phone. the comma and period issue is inconsistent, so it's possible that I'm just better at finding the keys by coming at them from the outer edges of the phone. Hard to say Is there a way to cancel the stickiness of the alt key? ...

Mar 28 by Ana G - 8 posts by 4 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Daniel K. Gartmann d...@danielgartmann.dk eyes-free Well, I'm not even seing the option "TalkBack keyboard" in the "Language and Keyboard" menu under "Settings". Is this thing only working in English *smile*? Best regards Daniel On 24-03-2011 19:28, Ana G wrote: If you have Android 2.1, the Talkback update may not be ...

Mar 24 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free If you have Android 2.1, the Talkback update may not be available to you. If you have 2.2 and the Talkback update, you would find the Talkback keyboard under Settings. The item may be called Language and Keyboard or it may be called something like Local. On my Droid 1, ...

Mar 24 by Ana G - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: impressions of the new talk back


Original Message ----- From: "Mike Arrigo" <n...@charter.net> To: <eye...@googlegroups.com> Sent: Wednesday, March 23, 2011 7:31 AM Subject: impressions of the new talk back Hey everyone, well I have done some testing of the new talk back including the keyboard on my nexus one, and thought I would post my ...

Mar 22 by johnvi - 40 posts by 17 authors

Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


TalkBack never announces nav keys -- even when using the physical d-pad. Jamie Tachiyama writes: Hi, When trying to use the navigation pad on the Droid 2, I can feel the vibrate, but TB does not announce the arrows. It will announce the four corner keys though. I also am not able to access the navigation keys while ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 6 posts by 3 authors

Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Jamie Tachiyama jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi, When trying to use the navigation pad on the Droid 2, I can feel the vibrate, but TB does not announce the arrows. It will announce the four corner keys though. I also am not able to access the navigation keys while in a menu. This would be problematic on an all ...

Mar 22 by Jamie Tachiyama - 1 post by 1 author

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Do not use the new TalkBack keyboard with The vOICe for Android, because it completely messes up accessibility of this app. I do not know what exactly the new TalkBack keyboard overlay does to touch screen events, but instead of muting The vOICe when tapping the bottom middle of the screen it now takes a snapshot ...

Mar 22 by Mallmix - 40 posts by 17 authors

re: spiel vs talkback


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. on wed, jun 30, 2010 at 06:00:38pm +0200, henning oschwald wrote: hi, am 30.06.2010 17:54, schrieb kenny hitt: don't forget, spiel will announce caller id while talkback still doesn't. since last update, talkback does announce the ringer as well. by ringer, ...

6/30/10 by Kenny Hitt - 8 posts by 6 authors

spiel vs talkback


kenny hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free hi. also, spiel will read the screen lock info much sooner than talkback. in general, i find the current spiel to be more responsive than talkback in the same screens. don't forget, spiel will announce caller id while talkback still doesn't. that function alone makes it ...

6/30/10 by Kenny Hitt - 8 posts by 6 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


svetoslav ganov svetosl...@google.com eyes-free halim, now that we have the logging set up we can look what is happening :) from the you have sent i cannot see anything unusual since it is very short. let us do that: 1. enable accessibility and TalkBack. 2. leave the device without interacting with it (to ...

5/28/10 by Svetoslav Ganov - 34 posts by 5 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi svet, i have installed the attached talkback. and rebootet the phone. how long should i run the phone? do i need to switch off the display so only standby stuff is in the log? thx. -- halim sahin e-mail: halim.sahin (at) t-online.de.

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 32 posts by 5 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


pvde...@gmail.com eyes-free hello, one more difficulty. talkback does not seem to announce the caller id when the phone is ringing and i haven't found a way to find out who's calling unless i deny the call or just wait until the call appears in the notification area as a missed call. i have read somewhere that ...

1/10/10 by Peter Vágner - 16 posts by 6 authors

re: talkback clarification, please?


gmail.com> wrote: from my experiences with android 2.1 and talkback. you can perfectly navigate menus and phone settings. the market application is perfectly usable. for browsing files and folders, i've installed a file manager called linda, this seems to be working great for me so far. i have got phone with touch ...

1/10/10 by PVpvagner - 16 posts by 6 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Ana G lot.o...@sbcglobal.net eyes-free I haven't tried the Talkback keyboard yet, but I just used Talking dialer to make a call, and it's great. The number is spoken as I slide my finger to the corresponding position, and when I lift my finger, a soft click is played. I have time and opportunity to change my ...

Apr 6 by Ana G - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free John, As I said in an email to this list when the TalkBack keyboard launched, lack of access to menus is an Android Framework bug, and cannot be solved by TalkBack. We've filed the bug with the Framework team --- I suspect it will only get fixed in a future major version. ...

Apr 6 by T.V Raman - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


John J Herzog johnj...@gmail.com eyes-free Can the talkback keyboard give us access to menus in applications now? John On Apr 6, 2011, at 6:44 PM, TV Raman wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now been ...

Apr 6 by John J Herzog - 52 posts by 20 authors

Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details below: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now been backported to Android 2.1. 2. TalkBack keyboard now has a keyboard setting that can set the typing keyboard to come up when in a ...

Apr 6 by T.V Raman - 52 posts by 20 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


On 3/28/11, Ana G <lot....@sbcglobal.net> wrote: I use Talkback and Pico on my phone. the comma and period issue is inconsistent, so it's possible that I'm just better at finding the keys by coming at them from the outer edges of the phone. Hard to say Is there a way to cancel the stickiness of the alt key? ...

Mar 28 by Kevan P. - 18 posts by 8 authors

Re: Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


I really like the Talkback keyboard, so I'm hoping these issues clear up too. * Arrowing up and down doesn't speak lines in edit fields. * It is not possible to arrow up and down through lists of options with the hardware keyboard open. To duplicate: 1. Using a hardware keyboard, type into the global search box. 2. ...

Mar 28 by Ana G - 18 posts by 8 authors

Feedback for TalkBack keyboard


I notice that scrolling rapidly through lists is *vastly* slower using a d-pad when the TalkBack keyboard is enabled vs. when it isn't. For instance, if I load the Settings screen and quickly arrow to the bottom of the list, it is painfully slow. Switching to Touchtype makes this problem go away, so it seems that ...

Mar 28 by Nolan Darilek - 18 posts by 8 authors

Can't switch to the Talkback Keyboard


Daniel K. Gartmann d...@danielgartmann.dk eyes-free Hi, I just updated TalkBack, but when I long-press the track pad on ad edit field on my HTC Desire Z, I hear "input method" but can't figure out how to choose the one I want. Also, long-pressing the volume key doesn't give me the options to change mode for the ...

Mar 24 by Daniel K. Gartmann - 15 posts by 7 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free See earlier response to Mark. There are two cases where the on-screen d-pad wont work: 1. Menus. 2. Status Bar. Jamie Tachiyama writes: This is still not working in menus though. On 3/22/11, Kevan P. <ke...@gmail.com> wrote: The D-Pad doesn't have arrows. ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 6 posts by 3 authors

Re: Talkback Refresh Navigation Pad


Jamie Tachiyama jathl...@gmail.com eyes-free This is still not working in menus though. On 3/22/11, Kevan P. <ke...@gmail.com> wrote: The D-Pad doesn't have arrows. TO move, all you do is swipe quickly up, down, left, or right anywhere in the pad area. To press enter, tap the pad area. ...

Mar 22 by Jamie Tachiyama - 3 posts by 2 authors

RE: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free Yes, I'm also seeing this on my Samsung Intercept with the latest refresh of Talkback. In fact, if I do menu + b on the physical keyboard, I get 0 bars and if I take a reading from the Eyes Free Shell with the 1 position, I get no bar reading at all but I do get the ...

Mar 22 by Rick Alfaro - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


I am sighted, and with TalkBack and the new TalkBack keyboard active on my HTC Desire running Android 2.2, I visually get a kind of semi- transparent overlay across the bottom half of the screen, with graphical buttons at the four corners, for "Back", "Home", "Search" and "Menu". Apart from this, the overlay ...

Mar 22 by Mallmix - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Kenny Hitt hitt...@gmail.com eyes-free Hi. The connectivity option doesn't provide correct info on the T-mobile G2. I always get 0 bars when I know the network has a much stronger signal. The actual signal strength should be around 3 to 4 bars. Is anyone else having this problem? Kenny.

Mar 22 by Kenny Hitt - 40 posts by 17 authors

droids


What is steal vs talk back? How does talkback opperate, what are the pluses and down sides to droid? What is eyes free shell? I feel so lost when I read emails, ... TalkBack, by way of contrast, seems to call it "D Pod". Since many of my apps use split cases in their names, I'd kind of like this behavior. ...

6/29/10 by Amber Boggs - 12 posts by 7 authors

strange differences between TalkBack and spiel


nolan darilek no...@thewordnerd.info eyes-free -----begin pgp signed message----- hash: sha1 i'm trying to run TalkBack to compare its performance and behaviors to spiel, and am noticing some strange differences that i can't seem to pin down reasons for. 1. i have an app installed named dPod. spiel pronounces this ...

6/29/10 by Nolan Darilek - 2 posts by 2 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


... the second milestone with the same behaviour. it's well tested here that turning off a11y and talkback stops theexcesive battery draining. any help is greatly appreciated. halim -- best regards, --raman title: research scientist email: ra...@google.com www: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ google: tv+raman GTalk: ...

5/28/10 by T.V Raman - 21 posts by 4 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


... pocket. if someone has an idea or needs other information please ask. i really want to use this phone but it's frustrating to get the second milestone with the same behaviour. it's well tested here that turning off a11y and talkback stops theexcesive battery draining. any help is greatly appreciated. halim.

5/28/10 by Halim Sahin - 20 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free this is strange. i'm at a loss right now as to what to have you try next. -- best regards, --raman title: research scientist email: ra...@google.com www: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ google: tv+raman GTalk: ra...@google.com pgp: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/raman-almaden.asc.

5/27/10 by T.V Raman - 16 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hello, on do, mai 27, 2010 at 08:24:56 -0700, T.V raman wrote: you definitely shouldn't have to disable a11y. for the record, i've been using a moto droid for the last 8 months or so without battery issues. i'd like to get to the bottom of what is happening on your ...

5/27/10 by Halim Sahin - 13 posts by 4 authors

Re: Updates To TalkBack, Talking Dialer


Please excuse my brevity. ra...@google.com wrote: We just pushed major updates to TalkBack and Talking Dialer see details bel= ow: TalkBack: 1. TalkBack (along with the TalkBack keyboard) has now been b= ackported to Android 2.1. 2. TalkBack keyboard now has a keyboard setting t= hat can set the typing keyboard to ...

Apr 6 by Weather - 52 posts by 20 authors

RE: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Rick Alfaro rick....@gmail.com eyes-free I was really excited to see that some experimental work is being done on using voice recognition with the Talkback keyboard. I hope this comes sooner than later. Just as a thought, if it ever gets fully implemented, I hope he assigns voice recognition to the long press of ...

Mar 22 by Rick Alfaro - 27 posts by 13 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


On Mar 22, 2011, at 10:36 AM, TV Raman wrote: Mark, TalkBack's d-pad wont work in Menus, or the status bar for the reason you mentioned. The underlying cause is a framework level bug, we've reported it, Marc Mulcahy writes: Hi Raman: Does TalkBack's virtual DPad work in menus? I haven't found a way to intercept or ...

Mar 22 by Marc Mulcahy - 25 posts by 13 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


You still have to explicitly select the TalkBack keyboard --- platform security prevents apps from choosing a keyboard for you. Deedra Waters writes: I've got to say i'm excited to hear about this. i'd like to see a way to use phones with no keyboard just because when i was looking for a phone i could have picked ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 22 posts by 11 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


TV Raman ra...@google.com eyes-free Mark, TalkBack's d-pad wont work in Menus, or the status bar for the reason you mentioned. The underlying cause is a framework level bug, we've reported it, Marc Mulcahy writes: Hi Raman: Does TalkBack's virtual DPad work in menus? I haven't found a way to intercept or inject key ...

Mar 22 by T.V Raman - 22 posts by 11 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Cheryl Simon cls...@google.com eyes-free Matěj, You do need to have the talkback keyboard enabled for the keyboard commands to work. If the menu key is in an inconvenient location, you can also switch it to the search key in the accessibility preferences. Many phones with keyboards have a menu or search key ...

Mar 22 by Cheryl Simon - 25 posts by 13 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Special for czech users, because TalkBack supports czech language now and is translated to our native language, so it is fantastic. But I do not know, who created the translation. Can you give me the correct information please? And last thing - one question. You wrote about the global key commands. I do not know, ...

Mar 22 by Kevan P. - 25 posts by 13 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Rick Alfaro wrote Yes, I'm also seeing this on my Samsung Intercept with the latest refresh of Talkback. In fact, if I do menu + b on the physical keyboard, I get 0 bars and if I take a reading from the Eyes Free Shell with the 1 position, I get no bar reading at all but I do get the carrier, and other info you ...

Mar 22 by Deedra Waters - 18 posts by 10 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


So I need to learn some special habits with the new TalkBack keyboard. Still, even after making the TalkBack keyboard vanish via a long-press on volume down, the graphical keyboard button at the bottom right corner of The vOICe main screen no longer works: tapping it ought to pop up the on-screen keyboard, ...

Mar 22 by blindfold - 40 posts by 17 authors

re: more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, i am not sure i.ll track this down :-). btw.: sthe speech synthesis shouldn't process empty strings. this doesn't make sense to me any way. i will read more logs. regards halim.

5/27/10 by Halim Sahin - 19 posts by 4 authors

more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free on this particular device, where is the proximity sensor located? could it be that you're constantly triggering that sensor --- which might then be attempting to silence speech --- which in turn wakes up everything on the phone? halim sahin writes: hi, i am seeing these messages ...

5/27/10 by T.V Raman - 18 posts by 4 authors

more details: re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, i am seeing these messages when the phone is idle (no tts output). please have a look especially to the tts pico related one. $ adb catlog w/BatteryStatsImpl( 1276): couldn't get kernel wake lock stats w/BatteryStatsImpl( 1276): couldn't get kernel wake lock stats ...

5/27/10 by Halim Sahin - 17 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free this is strange. i'm at a loss right now as to what to have you try next. -- best regards, --raman title: research scientist email: ra...@google.com www: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/ google: tv+raman GTalk: ra...@google.com pgp: http://emacspeak.sf.net/raman/raman-almaden.asc.

5/27/10 by T.V Raman - 16 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, ok, i have now enabled a11y and talkback. a hour later the batery lost 20%. unfortunately i see no problem in tk. a hour later the batery lost 20%. unfortunately i see no problem in top. see attached log: $ top user 1%, system 3%, iow 0%, irq 0% user 5 + nice 0 + ...

5/27/10 by Halim Sahin - 15 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free you definitely shouldn't have to disable a11y. for the record, i've been using a moto droid for the last 8 months or so without battery issues. i'd like to get to the bottom of what is happening on your device, but what you've given us so far hasn't proven sufficient in tracking ...

5/27/10 by T.V Raman - 12 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, on mi, mai 26, 2010 at 03:04:43 -0700, angus MacKinnon wrote: halim this sounds like the problem i was having with my old hp ipaq hw 6955. my sim chip is pretty mangled. i did some temporary on the sim and now the battery life is back to normal. i still need a new ...

5/27/10 by Halim Sahin - 11 posts by 4 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


... sorry for repating this again: night from sunday to monday the phone lost 60% from the battery and it's curious because the milestone had the airplane mode enabled. this means no wireless connection, no gsm connection. a11y and talkback were enabled! any help is greatly appreciated. with regards halim.

5/26/10 by Halim Sahin - 9 posts by 3 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hi, well, i am trying to find a solution for this problem since march. turning on a11y together with talkback has the folowing effekt: (tested more than 20 times). the battery looses 10% power every hour. during this period the phone is in standby (display switched ...

5/26/10 by Halim Sahin - 8 posts by 3 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


T.V raman ra...@google.com eyes-free look forward to seeing the battery log after you turn on TalkBack and friends. halim sahin writes: hello, on mo, mai 24, 2010 at 11:12:43 -0700, T.V raman wrote: interesting. i'm using a moto droid and have not seen batteries drain with accessibility turned on. unfortunately i ...

5/25/10 by T.V Raman - 5 posts by 3 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Kevan P. keva...@gmail.com eyes-free I reinstalled TalkBack and got the update. Make sure you're using Spiel or MA when you do this as you may lose accessibility. On 3/21/11, Mike Arrigo <n...@charter.net> wrote: the number of phones with hardware keyboards is becoming few and far between, and except for the ...

Mar 21 by Kevan P. - 40 posts by 17 authors

Re: TalkBack Refreshed: Accessible On-Screen Keyboard And More ...


Marc Mulcahy ma...@levelstar.com eyes-free Hi Raman: Does TalkBack's virtual DPad work in menus? I haven't found a way to intercept or inject key events with an input method while in menus. Did I miss something? Marc On Mar 21, 2011, at 6:46 PM, TV Raman wrote: See ...

Mar 21 by Marc Mulcahy - 40 posts by 17 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hello, new test: i have charged the battery again and switched off a11y and talkback. currently battery level is 90% after 9 hours. btw.: phone idle 39% handystandby 30% display 16% android system 5% ... it seems that enabling a11y only is enough for showing the ...

5/25/10 by Halim Sahin - 6 posts by 3 authors

re: talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


... a11y turned on and eyesfree shell running (not talkback). settings->about phone->battery use: 2 hour 36 min running phone idle 26% display 24% cell standby 21% wifi 13% androidsystem 6% tts service 5% android os 3% mediaserver 2% android core apps 2% the battery level is now 80% my next test: a11y disabled btw. ...

5/25/10 by Halim Sahin - 4 posts by 3 authors

talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


... i think i have found the problem of my bad standby times on my motorola milestone! my batery losses 10% every hour when a11y + talkback is enabled. i tried several things, replaced the milestone and it's battery but nothing helped so far. several powersaving stuff tried since 2 months. last night i have enabled ...

5/24/10 by T.V Raman - 3 posts by 3 authors

talkback: battery problem when accessibility is enabled :-(


halim sahin hali...@googlemail.com eyes-free hello, i think i have found the problem of my bad standby times on my motorola milestone! my batery losses 10% every hour when a11y + talkback is enabled. i tried several things, replaced the milestone and it's battery but nothing helped so far. several powersaving ...

5/24/10 by Halim Sahin - 1 post by 1 author