Speakup under VMware Fusion 6
janina at rednote.net
Sun Mar 9 08:17:40 EDT 2014
Thanks for this, but I think I do see where to make the change. I was
actually more interested in what people mapped for insert, which keys
they chose. I'm new enough to the Mac environment that I wouldn't want
to remap something I'd later miss.
I suppose, if it's limited to the specific vm, that won't be too hard to
Alonzo cuellar writes:
> Hello Janina,
> You'll have to remap the keys in vmware fusion to work successfully as an
> insert key. if I can get to my brothers mac I can see if I can figure it
> out. You will have to bring up the settings for the particular virtual
> You'd interact with VO and click on the settigns button on the toolbar.
> This should bring up the settings for the particular machine your using.
> I'll try to see what I can do about getting near my brothers mac. I long
> ago reformatted my mac so now it runs linux. smile.
> Take care,
> On Sat, Mar 08, 2014 at 04:22:30PM -0500, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > Hi, All:
> > I'm wondering whether any of you can share some wisdom for running
> > Speakup in a virtual Linux machine. I picked up a Macbook Air recently,
> > added Fusion 6, and have Fedora 20 installed and working (mostly).
> > Couple quick questions:
> > 1.) How can I bring Speakup up with my preferred speaking rate? It's
> > defaulting to rate 1, which is quite painful.
> > I'm launching Speakup from within rc.local. Can I use some kind
> > of command line argument in my script?
> > I no longer see anything about rate under
> > /sys/accessibility/speakup/,o suspect that old method is
> > history. Am I wrong?
> > 2.) Caps Lock for pop up screen review. I haven't
> > solved this one, so would appreciate suggestions.
> > Strangely, FN+Command+Return does the "You killed
> > Speakup" and "I'm alive" toggle nicely. I can also
> > adjust rate and pitch with FN+Command+N, but not Caps
> > Lock joy.
> > 3.) The Insert Key -- There has to be some
> > successful mapping for that! <grin>
> > TIA
> > Janina
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Janina Sajka, Phone: +1.443.300.2200
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Email: janina at rednote.net
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Executive Chair, Accessibility Workgroup: http://a11y.org
The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), Web Accessibility Initiative (WAI)
Chair, Protocols & Formats http://www.w3.org/wai/pf
Indie UI http://www.w3.org/WAI/IndieUI/
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