[BCAB] Mac Book

Roger Woolgrove rawoolgrove at btinternet.com
Sat Feb 5 23:33:39 GMT 2011


Hi Gordon,

As a new to Macc bod, I have had my struggles and am compiling a huge chunk 
of getting started stuff for general use.  These should prove very handy. 
Am downloading now and there seems to be loads there.

Many thanks

Roger


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gordon Atkinson" <g.atkinson at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2011 7:54 PM
Subject: Re: [BCAB] Mac Book


> Hello, Roger
>
> You should be able to download the files using the following link:
>
> http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3621576/Mac%20Tutorials.zip
>
> There are a couple of additional files in there also.
>
> Gordon
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Roger Woolgrove" <rawoolgrove at btinternet.com>
> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2011 11:00 AM
> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Mac Book
>
>
>> Gordon,
>>
>> Could you zip those files up and put them somewhere I can get my paws on 
>> them?  Many thanks,  I am trying to compile a comprehensive list of Macc 
>> resources for blind users.
>>
>> Cheers again
>>
>> Roger
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Gordon Atkinson" <g.atkinson at blueyonder.co.uk>
>> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2011 10:20 AM
>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Mac Book
>>
>>
>>> Hi Kerry
>>>
>>> A useful website for getting started with the Mac is:
>>>
>>> http://www.icanworkthisthing.com/
>>>
>>> Mike Origo from the US has also done several demos in mp3 format.  You 
>>> can find them on:
>>>
>>> www.blindcooltech.com
>>>
>>> or, if you prefer, I can zip them up and put them in my Drop Box for 
>>> downloading.
>>>
>>> Gordon Atkinson
>>>
>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>> From: "Roger Woolgrove" <rawoolgrove at btinternet.com>
>>> To: "BCAB Discussion List" <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>> Sent: Saturday, February 05, 2011 12:56 AM
>>> Subject: Re: [BCAB] Mac Book
>>>
>>>
>>>> Hi Kerry,
>>>>
>>>> MS Office for Macc does not work with Voice Over.  I works does, now 
>>>> available to buy each product individually though getting some help may 
>>>> be required as there are a few differences.
>>>>
>>>> Skype does work on the Macc.  Got it.
>>>>
>>>> Once you have opened the doc, Voice over keys left and right, command + 
>>>> o to open.
>>>>
>>>> There is a bit to it, I'd advise joining the group at mac access. 
>>>> Traffic can get a bit heavy but there is plenty of help available and 
>>>> the group is growing rapidly.
>>>>
>>>> HTH
>>>>
>>>> Roger
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>>>> From: "Kerry Painter" <littlemisslovely1973 at hotmail.co.uk>
>>>> To: <bcab at lists.bcab.org.uk>
>>>> Sent: Friday, February 04, 2011 11:13 AM
>>>> Subject: [BCAB] Mac Book
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Hi folks.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> I appreciate this question might be best answered on the Mac 
>>>>> Visionaries
>>>>> list but I don't want to join another list purely to get answers to 
>>>>> just one
>>>>> email.
>>>>>
>>>>> I finally got my hands on a Mac book this morning and I gotta say it 
>>>>> took me
>>>>> all the will power in the world to put it down and walk out of the 
>>>>> shop. I
>>>>> had a really good play with it and have come to the conclusion that I 
>>>>> might
>>>>> buy one providing I can get answers to a couple of questions.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> 1.        Mac Office.  Does it work with Voiceover?  If not what do 
>>>>> people
>>>>> use instead?
>>>>>
>>>>> 2.         Is Skype accessible on a Mac?
>>>>>
>>>>> 3.       How on earth do you navigate the doc to bring up applications 
>>>>> etc.
>>>>> Apparently when I was doing it this morning, the cursor was going over 
>>>>> the
>>>>> apps but Voiceover wasn't speaking them.  I did manage to get to the 
>>>>> text
>>>>> edit application but I had to use the spotlight menu to do this.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Any help/advice would be greatly appreciated.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Many Thanks.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Kerry
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
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