[Blindmath] Help with Math player

Birkir Rúnar Gunnarsson birkir.gunnarsson at gmail.com
Tue Dec 28 11:51:01 CST 2010


Greg

MathType is, unfortunately, not accessible at this time, though
hopefully that will be fixed in future.
Thank you and good luck
-Birkir


On 12/28/10, Greg <gwblindman1 at gwblindman.org> wrote:
> Hello Neil,
> It fixed it just fine.  Thank you for your help.  I had to go to the
> information bar and allow active x controls to run.  I have found that for
> just about all the examples I dont need to have math player to speak the
> expression.  It reads just fine using my screen reader.  Another question
> for you.  Is math type accessible for screen reader users to use.  I am
> trying to find a way for me to do my homework in microsoft word.
> Thank you,
> Greg Wocher
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Neil Soiffer" <NeilS at dessci.com>
> To: "Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics"
> <blindmath at nfbnet.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 28, 2010 12:24 PM
> Subject: Re: [Blindmath] Help with Math player
>
>
>> The most common reason we have seen for people not being able to use
>> MathPlayer is that they don't notice IE's ActiveX warning.  It's a small
>> "information bar" at the top of the content window (below the various
>> buttons) that appears with a beep.  What what I've heard, IE is not very
>> good with screen readers about making this warning obvious.  You need to
>> say
>> it is ok to run the blocked content.
>>
>> Also, if you are using local content (eg, files you downloaded to your
>> computer), you need to make the change described here:
>> http://www.dessci.com/en/support/mathplayer/tsn/tsn111.htm
>>
>> Again, this is security issue that IE imposes on plug-ins like MathPlayer.
>>
>> MathPlayer will run on a 64-bit OS, but only with 32-bit IE.  32 bit IE is
>> the default because only a few vendors have a 64-bit version of their
>> plug-in; if Microsoft made the 64-bit the default, very little would work
>> with IE and users would complain.
>>
>> I hope this fixes your problem,
>>
>> Neil Soiffer
>> Senior Scientist
>> Design Science, Inc.
>> www.dessci.com
>> ~ Makers of MathType, MathFlow, MathPlayer, MathDaisy, Equation Editor ~
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 8:42 AM, Greg <gwblindman1 at gwblindman.org> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello all,
>>> I am running JAWS 12 on a Vista 32 bit system with IE7.  I downloaded and
>>> installed Math Player 2.2.  I cant get it to work.  I have a basic
>>> algebra
>>> math class starting next week and I do my classes online.  For the tests
>>> they have an online lab that uses Math ML.  I can not get math player to
>>> work.  I went to the web page from the users manual and tried looking at
>>> there examples and I can not find any of the math player options.  I went
>>>
>>> to
>>> manage my add ons and did not see math player listed there.  Anyone have
>>> suggestions on what I can do?  Also, I have another laptop running
>>> Windows
>>> seven 64bit with IE8.  Will math player work with it?
>>> Thank you,
>>> Greg Wocher
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