[BlindMath] BlindMath Digest, Vol 144, Issue 3

tolga karatas tolga.karatas2014 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 6 12:08:05 UTC 2018


hello adil;

you've been directed to the right place for answers;

if you want to get  math in a accessible format with jaws; their is a
sbl file called eloq.sbl produced by freedom scientific; I can find
the link and send it to you off list if you want;

Regards;

Tolga;



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>    1. College math questions (Carlos Garcia)
>    2. accessing math content using screen reader (Adil Shaikh)
>    3. Re: College math questions (Sabra Ewing)
>    4. Re: College math questions (Bill Dengler)
>    5. Re: College math questions (Akashdeep Bansal)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2018 21:38:11 -0500
> From: Carlos Garcia <gcarlos108 at gmail.com>
> To: blindmath at nfbnet.org
> Subject: [BlindMath] College math questions
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> Hello,
> My name is Carlos, and I will be starting to study math in college this
> fall. Up until this point, I have used the standard braille writer  and
> paper to do math. As I won't have access to a transcriber like I did in
> High school, I'd like to begin using more computer-based resources. I use A
> PC with NVDA as my screen reader. I am at the moment attempting to learn
> LaTex, although I don't know where to begin in terms of programs to
> download or tutorials to follow. Could any of you offer any guidance on
> where to begin?
> Besides that, are there any other resources I should look into?
> Thanks in advanced,
> Carlos
>
>
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> Message: 2
> Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2018 08:53:43 +0530
> From: Adil Shaikh <ah.shaikh97 at gmail.com>
> To: "blindmath at nfbnet.org" <blindmath at nfbnet.org>
> Subject: [BlindMath] accessing math content using screen reader
> Message-ID: <5b3edf58.1c69fb81.cd7fa.042b at mx.google.com>
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> Hi all,
> I had learnt math using braille math slate in schooling? days, But I have
> been away from math for last 3 years. This year, I?m going to pursue my
> graduation first year. I would be really grateful if someone tell me how you
> access math content on windows using JAWS or NVDA.
> I have few questions.
> ?
> 1. How do you read the math content if it is in PDF file?
> 2. What are the accessible website to learn or practice math?
> 3. I have read about math player, but still find difficult to get it working
> with NVDA and Firefox.
> 4. Is it possible to learn trigonometry or geometry using these assistive
> technologies?
> 5. Do I have to use embossed diagram to understand the concepts?
> 6. How should I approach my professors to help me for my doubts?
> ?
> ?
> ?
> Please, I need your help.
> Thanks in advance
> ?
> Best regards
>
>
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> Message: 3
> Date: Thu, 5 Jul 2018 22:00:23 -0600
> From: Sabra Ewing <sabra1023 at gmail.com>
> To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
> 	<blindmath at nfbnet.org>
> Subject: Re: [BlindMath] College math questions
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> If you have a braille note touch, it can do math. Unless you are looking
> into doing math full time, it would be counterproductive to learn markup
> languages. You can just write your math in a word document. If you are going
> to be doing math full-time and you want to be heavily invested in making it
> look visually appealing, then yes, learn a markup language. You can do a lot
> with XL as well.
>
> Sabra Ewing
>
>> On Jul 5, 2018, at 8:38 PM, Carlos Garcia via BlindMath
>> <blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>> My name is Carlos, and I will be starting to study math in college this
>> fall. Up until this point, I have used the standard braille writer  and
>> paper to do math. As I won't have access to a transcriber like I did in
>> High school, I'd like to begin using more computer-based resources. I use
>> A
>> PC with NVDA as my screen reader. I am at the moment attempting to learn
>> LaTex, although I don't know where to begin in terms of programs to
>> download or tutorials to follow. Could any of you offer any guidance on
>> where to begin?
>> Besides that, are there any other resources I should look into?
>> Thanks in advanced,
>> Carlos
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> Message: 4
> Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2018 05:02:18 +0000
> From: Bill Dengler <codeofdusk at gmail.com>
> To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
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> Subject: Re: [BlindMath] College math questions
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> Sabra,
> I suppose if you?re just writing for yourself, you can use whichever
> notation you feel comfortable with, even a personal/Invented code.
> Otherwise, no, Sabra, it?s not ?counterproductive? to learn a markup
> language that can easily be converted to a readable format, such as a
> printed PDF or MathML document, for others (particularly sighted people) to
> look at.
>
> Bill
>> On 6 Jul 2018, at 04:00, Sabra Ewing via BlindMath <blindmath at nfbnet.org>
>> wrote:
>>
>> If you have a braille note touch, it can do math. Unless you are looking
>> into doing math full time, it would be counterproductive to learn markup
>> languages. You can just write your math in a word document. If you are
>> going to be doing math full-time and you want to be heavily invested in
>> making it look visually appealing, then yes, learn a markup language. You
>> can do a lot with XL as well.
>>
>> Sabra Ewing
>>
>>> On Jul 5, 2018, at 8:38 PM, Carlos Garcia via BlindMath
>>> <blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>>
>>> Hello,
>>> My name is Carlos, and I will be starting to study math in college this
>>> fall. Up until this point, I have used the standard braille writer  and
>>> paper to do math. As I won't have access to a transcriber like I did in
>>> High school, I'd like to begin using more computer-based resources. I use
>>> A
>>> PC with NVDA as my screen reader. I am at the moment attempting to learn
>>> LaTex, although I don't know where to begin in terms of programs to
>>> download or tutorials to follow. Could any of you offer any guidance on
>>> where to begin?
>>> Besides that, are there any other resources I should look into?
>>> Thanks in advanced,
>>> Carlos
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> Message: 5
> Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2018 16:36:33 +0530
> From: Akashdeep Bansal <akashdeep.bansal4 at gmail.com>
> To: Blind Math list for those interested in mathematics
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> Subject: Re: [BlindMath] College math questions
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> Hi Carios,
>
> I will recommend you to try out MathType and MathPlayer. MathType will help
> you in converting LaTeX equations into the visual format in MS word
> document. MathPlayer with NVDA will help you in reading that equation in
> audio.
>
> For your personal work, I will recommend you to use ASCII convention for
> writing the mathematical equations.
>
> Hope this will help you!
>
> Best
> Akashdeep
>
> On Fri, Jul 6, 2018 at 10:32 AM, Bill Dengler via BlindMath <
> blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>
>> Sabra,
>> I suppose if you?re just writing for yourself, you can use whichever
>> notation you feel comfortable with, even a personal/Invented code.
>> Otherwise, no, Sabra, it?s not ?counterproductive? to learn a markup
>> language that can easily be converted to a readable format, such as a
>> printed PDF or MathML document, for others (particularly sighted people)
>> to
>> look at.
>>
>> Bill
>> > On 6 Jul 2018, at 04:00, Sabra Ewing via BlindMath
>> > <blindmath at nfbnet.org>
>> wrote:
>> >
>> > If you have a braille note touch, it can do math. Unless you are
>> > looking
>> into doing math full time, it would be counterproductive to learn markup
>> languages. You can just write your math in a word document. If you are
>> going to be doing math full-time and you want to be heavily invested in
>> making it look visually appealing, then yes, learn a markup language. You
>> can do a lot with XL as well.
>> >
>> > Sabra Ewing
>> >
>> >> On Jul 5, 2018, at 8:38 PM, Carlos Garcia via BlindMath <
>> blindmath at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> >>
>> >> Hello,
>> >> My name is Carlos, and I will be starting to study math in college
>> >> this
>> >> fall. Up until this point, I have used the standard braille writer
>> >> and
>> >> paper to do math. As I won't have access to a transcriber like I did
>> >> in
>> >> High school, I'd like to begin using more computer-based resources. I
>> use A
>> >> PC with NVDA as my screen reader. I am at the moment attempting to
>> >> learn
>> >> LaTex, although I don't know where to begin in terms of programs to
>> >> download or tutorials to follow. Could any of you offer any guidance
>> >> on
>> >> where to begin?
>> >> Besides that, are there any other resources I should look into?
>> >> Thanks in advanced,
>> >> Carlos
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