Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions Ian Macrae 09 Nov 2012 11:59 GMT
the only way to get the battery status is to wait until it is low enough for the low battery warning to show itself. there is a visual indicator at the top right of the reading screen, but this is not rendered by the TTS. As the TTS's functionality is relatively limited, there aren't that many commands you need to know. Start and stop reading with the spacebar. Turn TTS on and off via the page preferences button (right of spacebar). while speech is running, use this same button to select either male or female voice and speed from three options. think that's it. Think continuous reading on the iPhone is 3 fingered downward swipe. Ian Macrae Editor Disability Now 6 Market Road London N7 9PW ++44 20 7619 7760 ext 7760 ++44 7824 900855 www.disabilitynow.org.uk<http://www.disabilitynow.org.uk> Follow us: @disabilitynow On 9 Nov 2012, at 11:49, Jackie Cairns wrote: Firstly, in relation to reading within the iBooks app on an Apple device, could someone please tell me the gesture for continuous read? Is there a way of listening to a book without having to turn the page? Secondly, regarding the Kindle Keyboard, how do you ascertain the battery status please? And is there a list of commands using text-to-speech? Many thanks. Kind Regards, Jackie Cairns -- To find out more about BCAB and the benefits that membership can bring, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/ To manage your subscription to the BCAB mailing list, please visit our website: http://www.bcab.org.uk/bcab-discussion-list/ To discuss matters relating to the mailing list, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.