Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions Neela 10 Nov 2012 09:23 GMT

Why not write to Amazon Jackie.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Jackie Cairns" <jackie.cairnsplace@btinternet.com>
To: "'BCAB Discussion List'" <bcab@lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Friday, November 09, 2012 12:11 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions

> Then I have the Kindle Keyboard sussed, but was only wondering if there
> were
> any commands that might be useful I had missed.  It is such a pity Amazon
> have been so half-hearted about Kindle accessibility.
>
> Many thanks.
>
> Kind Regards,
>
> Jackie Cairns
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bcab [mailto:bcab-bounces@lists.bcab.org.uk] On Behalf Of Ian Macrae
> Sent: 09 November 2012 11:59
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> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Apple and Kindle Keyboard questions
>
> 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
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> 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
>
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