[BlindRUG] Emacs for Statistical Applications with Screen Readers

Laxmisagar Samai laxmisagar304 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 21 07:07:39 UTC 2017


Thank you Liz,
Robin, would be waiting for your reply.


On 7/20/17, Williams, Robin via BlindRUG <blindrug at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I use R with Emacs (not Emacspeak) under windows on a daily basis, it's by
> far my preferred method of working. I'm away on holiday this week, so am
> very short of time. I'll reply in more detail next week.
>
> Bests
> Robin
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BlindRUG [mailto:blindrug-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Liz Hare
> via BlindRUG
> Sent: 20 July 2017 14:30
> To: Blind R Users Group
> Cc: Liz Hare
> Subject: Re: [BlindRUG] Emacs for Statistical Applications with Screen
> Readers
>
> Hi Laxmisagar,
>
> I think it's pretty difficult to use a screen reader with Emacs in Windows,
> unless you can get Emacspeak running. There is a port of Emacspeak for
> Windows but it's not in wide use and I don't have direct experience with
> it.
>
> I do use R with Emacspeak on Mac and have also done it on Linux. Emacs has a
> package called Emacs Speaks Statistics (ESS) that facilitates running R
> interactively. I like this setup but it has a pretty steep learning curve
> and I kind of learn the bits and pieces I need as I go along.
>
> Liz
>
>> On Jul 19, 2017, at 7:02 AM, Laxmisagar Samai via BlindRUG
>> <blindrug at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>>
>> Hello,
>>
>> Does anyone has any experience in using Emacs as an editing
>> application for statistical softwares like, R, SAS and STATA with
>> screen readers on a windows machine?
>> I request for some help.
>>
>> Thank you
>> Laxmisagar
>> Mumbai (India)
>>
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