(Previous discussion continued)
Re: [BCAB] Bcab Digest, Vol 105, Issue 13 Mark Higgins 02 Nov 2012 20:58 GMT

Re: [BCAB] Bcab Digest, Vol 105, Issue 13 Mark Higgins 02 Nov 2012 20:58 GMT

Here we go sir.  Let me know if it works.  Have a good weekend.  I will be thinking of you when I watch an episode of Kavanagh this evening - a really decent drama about barristers.  Ever since Tuesday I've been wishing I had time to watch it.

https://dl.dropbox.com/u/33088089/The%20Bar%20Necessities%202012.mp3

On 2 Nov 2012, at 10:49, bcab-request@lists.bcab.org.uk wrote:

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> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:05:32 -0000
> From: "Luke, GORDON (IT Services - Programmes)"
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> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Turn off Display of Images in Windows
> 	Explorer
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> Hi Gerard
>
> I think you've turned on the preview setting within Windows Explorer.
> To toggle it off again go into Windows Explorer and hit Alt + p.
>
> Hope that does the trick.
>
> Cheers
>
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 23:40
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] How to Turn off Display of Images in Windows Explorer
>
> Windows explorer keeps crashing in a folder I have, with a large
> number of files.
>
> Someone previously told me that this could be fixed by turning off
> images being shown - could they repeat the details?
>
> Really would appreciate it.
>
> G
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> From: "Barry Toner" <Barry.Toner@clanmil.org.uk>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Raised tactile diagrams
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> Hi,
>
> Thanks very much for all the info provided here.  I've made notes and
> have left a message for Sue king in the RNIB to call me.
>
> Regards,
> Barry.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of
> Kornbrot, Diana
> Sent: 01 November 2012 08:54
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Raised tactile diagrams
>
> Rnib will give info on prodction services
> Links are on this page
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/professionals/accessibleinformation/accessiblefor
> mats/accessibleimages/tactilegraphics/productionmethods/Pages/production
> _methods.aspxbest
> diana
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> On 31/10/2012 21:35, "Barry Toner" <barry@barry-toner.co.uk> wrote:
>
> Hi folks,
>
> Is there a company in the UK that'll take Screendumps and produce
> raised, tactile diagrams from them?
>
> Also who in the UK sell raised tactile diagrams of say Windows 7 user
> interfaces?  Do they also sell tactile diagrams of other applications?
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> Links would be very gratefully appreciated.
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> Cheers,
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> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:21:28 -0000
> From: "Barry Toner" <Barry.Toner@clanmil.org.uk>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Turn off Display of Images in Windows
> 	Explorer
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> Hi,
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> Another place to check is under Win Explorer, Tools, Folder options,the
> View tab and make sure Thumbnails isn't turned on.
>
> Regards,
> Barry.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Luke,
> GORDON (IT Services - Programmes)
> Sent: 02 November 2012 09:06
> To: BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Turn off Display of Images in Windows
> Explorer
>
> Hi Gerard
>
> I think you've turned on the preview setting within Windows Explorer.
> To toggle it off again go into Windows Explorer and hit Alt + p.
>
> Hope that does the trick.
>
> Cheers
>
> Gordon Luke
> Senior Systems Analyst
> IT Services
> Capita
> PO Box 25, Craigforth, Stirling, FK9 4UE
>
> Tel (Ext) : +44 (0) 1732 42 9044
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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 23:40
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] How to Turn off Display of Images in Windows Explorer
>
> Windows explorer keeps crashing in a folder I have, with a large
> number of files.
>
> Someone previously told me that this could be fixed by turning off
> images being shown - could they repeat the details?
>
> Really would appreciate it.
>
> G
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> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:26:17 -0000
> From: "goshawk on horseback" <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>
> To: <barry.hill3@sky.com>,	"BCAB Discussion List"
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
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> the penfriend is cheap and ok, but I personally wouldn't use it on through
> away items, such as food packaging, because of it's limited number of
> available labels.
> I personally prefer the ID mate range of devices, of which I currently have
> the summit version. it is far from cheap, but the main things I like about
> it are:
> 1. it uses existing barcodes on things, so no need to use extra labels.
> 2. because it has a database of existing products, it can recognize a number
> of items already, with out having to put in any info yourself.
> 3. because it uses barcodes, rather than specialist labels, it's
> possibilities and uses are far more flexible than penfriend.
> 4. it has far superior audio quality.
> and 5. if one also has something like one of the QL range of brother label
> printers, you can make your own barcode labels for items that don't have
> existing ones, and use them with the ID mate device, giving you more or less
> infinite labeling possibilities.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Hill" <barry.hill3@sky.com>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 8:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> Hi
>
> The Penfriend is a relatively cheap and effective way of labelling things.
> With some invention, you can lable just about anything.  Here's a link to
> details:
>
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/shop/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=dl7601
>
> Cheers
>
> Barry
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 11:48 PM
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> All
>
> What is the best way of doing this? Devices? Or can you do this, using an
> Iphone?
>
> G
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:24:46 -0000
> From: "Barry Toner" <Barry.Toner@clanmil.org.uk>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Search in Windows 7
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> Hi,
>
> Also when in Win Explorer no matter what drive/directory you're in if
> you hit ctrl + e it'll jump focus into a  search box.  You can use wild
> cards in here like *.mp3 *.doc etc.  It'll search on the fly and tabbing
> will brign you back intot he file/folder pain.  Your status bar reading
> key will tell you hwo many items are found and if the search is still
> being ran.
>
> Regards,
> Barry.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Alex
> Stone
> Sent: 01 November 2012 23:49
> To: 'BCAB Discussion List'
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Search in Windows 7
>
> Ess the windows key, to the right of the control key and to the left of
> the
> alt key, and type what you want into the search box.
> Cheers
> Alex
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 23:42
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] How to Search in Windows 7
>
> Hi all
>
> I have never been able to search using windows 7, using explorer.
>
> How can I do so, e.g. by date, by size, by extension by wildcard etc.
>
> Thanks
> G
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> Message: 6
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:25:39 -0000
> From: "Barry Toner" <Barry.Toner@clanmil.org.uk>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How accessible is O W A light?
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> Hi Clive,
>
> I've not looked at OWA in a couple of years.  Have you tried Spacebar to
> opent he mail?
>
> Regards,
> Barry.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of
> Clive.Lever@kent.gov.uk
> Sent: 01 November 2012 16:49
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] How accessible is O W A light?
>
> Hello all,
>
> I'd heard that Microsoft Outlook Web Access in not accessible, but that
> O W A Light was designed to be. I'm getting the same results with both:
>
> I can pick up each and every email, and read the name of the sender, who
> the recipients are, and all of the other fields including subject...but
> without access to the body of the message? I'm not sure which question
> to ask: either: What am I doing wrong? or: Am I flogging a dead horse?
>
> Thanks,
> Clive
>
>
>
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> Message: 7
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:32:02 +0000 (GMT)
> From: David Bailes <david_bailes@yahoo.co.uk>
> To: BCAB <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] How to Search in Windows 7
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> Hi Gerard,
> There's a section on searching in this guide to windows explorer on windows 7:
> http://goo.gl/QbX8F
>
> The guide's written for Jaws users, but it's nearly all applicable to users of screen readers.
> The search is very powerful and reasonable straightforward. Windows explorer searches for items in the current location, and by default in any sub folders.
> For example:
> 1. To find items modified today, in the search box type modified:today.
> 2. To find find files with the extension mp3, type *.mp3
> 3. To find music files with the word fred or the word beginning with fred in the name or a property, type fred kind:music.
> 4. To find files larger than 1mb, type size:>1mb.
>
> Note that you can also use terms such as modified:today in the search box on the Start menu. The search in the start menu searches all indexed locations, which by default are all the folders in your personal folder, and all folders included in your libraries.
>
> David.
>
> original message:
> Hi all I have never been able to search using windows 7, using explorer. How can I do so, e.g. by date, by size, by extension by wildcard etc. Thanks
> G
>
>
>
> ------------------------------
>
> Message: 8
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:54:17 -0000
> From: "David W Wood \(G3YXX\)" <david.g3yxx@googlemail.com>
> To: "'goshawk on horseback'" <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>,
> 	"'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
> Message-ID: <6BF9912D5EFD4DB7ADFCC52DB6C3F6DA@DCTC4F3J>
> Content-Type: text/plain;	charset="UTF-8"
>
> What price is it?
>
>
> David W Wood
>
> Ham call - G3YXX
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>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of goshawk on horseback
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:26 AM
> To: barry.hill3@sky.com; BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> the penfriend is cheap and ok, but I personally wouldn't use it on through
> away items, such as food packaging, because of it's limited number of
> available labels.
> I personally prefer the ID mate range of devices, of which I currently have
> the summit version. it is far from cheap, but the main things I like about
> it are:
> 1. it uses existing barcodes on things, so no need to use extra labels.
> 2. because it has a database of existing products, it can recognize a number
> of items already, with out having to put in any info yourself.
> 3. because it uses barcodes, rather than specialist labels, it's
> possibilities and uses are far more flexible than penfriend.
> 4. it has far superior audio quality.
> and 5. if one also has something like one of the QL range of brother label
> printers, you can make your own barcode labels for items that don't have
> existing ones, and use them with the ID mate device, giving you more or less
> infinite labeling possibilities.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Hill" <barry.hill3@sky.com>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 8:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> Hi
>
> The Penfriend is a relatively cheap and effective way of labelling things.
> With some invention, you can lable just about anything.  Here's a link to
> details:
>
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/shop/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=dl7601
>
> Cheers
>
> Barry
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 11:48 PM
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> All
>
> What is the best way of doing this? Devices? Or can you do this, using an
> Iphone?
>
> G
>
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> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 10:45:48 -0000
> From: "goshawk on horseback" <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>
> To: <david.g3yxx@googlemail.com>
> Cc: BCAB Discussion List <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
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> I can't quite remember, as I got mine on a special 12 month easy pay deal
> offer, via invision america.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David W Wood (G3YXX)" <david.g3yxx@googlemail.com>
> To: "'goshawk on horseback'" <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>; "'BCAB
> Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:54 AM
> Subject: RE: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> What price is it?
>
>
> David W Wood
>
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> Licensed - 1969
>
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> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of goshawk on
> horseback
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:26 AM
> To: barry.hill3@sky.com; BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> the penfriend is cheap and ok, but I personally wouldn't use it on through
> away items, such as food packaging, because of it's limited number of
> available labels.
> I personally prefer the ID mate range of devices, of which I currently have
> the summit version. it is far from cheap, but the main things I like about
> it are:
> 1. it uses existing barcodes on things, so no need to use extra labels.
> 2. because it has a database of existing products, it can recognize a number
> of items already, with out having to put in any info yourself.
> 3. because it uses barcodes, rather than specialist labels, it's
> possibilities and uses are far more flexible than penfriend.
> 4. it has far superior audio quality.
> and 5. if one also has something like one of the QL range of brother label
> printers, you can make your own barcode labels for items that don't have
> existing ones, and use them with the ID mate device, giving you more or less
> infinite labeling possibilities.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Hill" <barry.hill3@sky.com>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 8:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> Hi
>
> The Penfriend is a relatively cheap and effective way of labelling things.
> With some invention, you can lable just about anything.  Here's a link to
> details:
>
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/shop/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=dl7601
>
> Cheers
>
> Barry
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 11:48 PM
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> All
>
> What is the best way of doing this? Devices? Or can you do this, using an
> Iphone?
>
> G
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> Message: 10
> Date: Fri, 2 Nov 2012 10:48:56 +0000
> From: Ian Macrae <ian.macrae@disabilitynow.org.uk>
> To: goshawk on horseback <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>, BCAB
> 	Discussion List <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
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>> From memory the IDmate  around ?10k.  I'm not so bothered about the problem with Penfriend labels as you can easily record new information over old.  At around fifty quid it does the job for me.
>
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> On 2 Nov 2012, at 10:45, goshawk on horseback wrote:
>
> I can't quite remember, as I got mine on a special 12 month easy pay deal
> offer, via invision america.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "David W Wood (G3YXX)" <david.g3yxx@googlemail.com<mailto:david.g3yxx@googlemail.com>>
> To: "'goshawk on horseback'" <goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk<mailto:goshawk_on_horseback@fastmail.co.uk>>; "'BCAB
> Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk<mailto:bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:54 AM
> Subject: RE: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> What price is it?
>
>
> David W Wood
>
> Ham call - G3YXX
> FOC # - 1685
> Licensed - 1969
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of goshawk on
> horseback
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 9:26 AM
> To: barry.hill3@sky.com<mailto:barry.hill3@sky.com>; BCAB Discussion List
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> the penfriend is cheap and ok, but I personally wouldn't use it on through
> away items, such as food packaging, because of it's limited number of
> available labels.
> I personally prefer the ID mate range of devices, of which I currently have
> the summit version. it is far from cheap, but the main things I like about
> it are:
> 1. it uses existing barcodes on things, so no need to use extra labels.
> 2. because it has a database of existing products, it can recognize a number
> of items already, with out having to put in any info yourself.
> 3. because it uses barcodes, rather than specialist labels, it's
> possibilities and uses are far more flexible than penfriend.
> 4. it has far superior audio quality.
> and 5. if one also has something like one of the QL range of brother label
> printers, you can make your own barcode labels for items that don't have
> existing ones, and use them with the ID mate device, giving you more or less
> infinite labeling possibilities.
>
> Simon
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Barry Hill" <barry.hill3@sky.com<mailto:barry.hill3@sky.com>>
> To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk<mailto:bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>>
> Sent: Friday, November 02, 2012 8:47 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
>
> Hi
>
> The Penfriend is a relatively cheap and effective way of labelling things.
> With some invention, you can lable just about anything.  Here's a link to
> details:
>
> http://www.rnib.org.uk/shop/Pages/ProductDetails.aspx?productID=dl7601
>
> Cheers
>
> Barry
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Gerard
> Sadlier
> Sent: 01 November 2012 11:48 PM
> To: bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk
> Subject: [BCAB] Best Device For Labelling Items, Food Etc?
>
> All
>
> What is the best way of doing this? Devices? Or can you do this, using an
> Iphone?
>
> G
>
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