software speech

Kerry Hoath kerry at
Wed Aug 20 21:07:25 EDT 2008

Did you get my message regarding how to make this work previously? It was 
posted to this list.

You need UTF-8 Teraterm pro and a Jaws script.

Teraterm can be had from

You can get the jaws script from me via email, it is 3 or 4 lines of code.

You set your cursor shape to either horrizontal or vertacle line and not 
block and it works a treat for full screen applications.

It's not as nice as speakup as you do have to do a bit of jaws key plus up 
arrow to read the current line but it works well enough and certainly allows 
you to do full-screen stuff.

Jaws does read a lot of Tera Special characters when an application uses 
dialog and line drawing characters however this should be fixable.

The other alternative is SecureCrt from vandike software, however it costs 

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Tyler Littlefield" <tyler at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Thursday, August 21, 2008 6:47 AM
Subject: Re: software speech

thanks for the sarcasm.
It's never worked for me, despite all the people telling me that it
gloriously does.
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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "luke" <speakup at>
To: "Speakup is a screen review system for Linux." <speakup at>
Sent: Tuesday, August 19, 2008 2:05 PM
Subject: Re: software speech

> On Mon, 18 Aug 2008, Tyler Littlefield wrote:
>> > You could try "make menuconfig"
>> doesn't work through ssh.
> I'll have to remember that the next time I use it through ssh.  Nice to
> know that I can still do the impossible every once in a while.
> Luke
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