[BlindRUG] Just Getting Started: Difficulties navigating the terminal window.

shey lontum sheylontum at gmail.com
Tue Mar 20 08:34:45 UTC 2018


Thanks Dr. Jonathan.
I am definitely not using the R Console.
I followed the instructions already and have the R terminal both in 32
bits and 64 bits.

However, the later part of your email did help me to resolve my
problem. I was trying to review the screen using the PC cursor.
Switching to the Jaws cursor or rooting PC to Jaws worked.

Thanks allot for the insites.
Regards.
Shey.


On 3/20/18, Godfrey, Jonathan via BlindRUG <blindrug at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Hello Shey,
>
> I wonder if you're definitely using the terminal mode of running R as
> against the GUI console.
>
> The instructions for sorting this out are in LURN, Chapter 2.
> https://r-resources.massey.ac.nz/lurnblind/LURNBlindch2.html#x4-80002.3
>
> I'm not sure what you're doing with the mouse. Most JAWS users would use the
> JAWS cursor to review the screen; this is possible in the GUI Console as
> well as the terminal. You may find it helpful to route the JAWS to PC cursor
> when switching over.
>
> Hope this helps,
> Jonathan
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: BlindRUG [mailto:blindrug-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of shey lontum
> via BlindRUG
> Sent: Tuesday, 20 March 2018 3:40 p.m.
> To: blindrug at nfbnet.org
> Cc: shey lontum <sheylontum at gmail.com>
> Subject: [BlindRUG] Just Getting Started: Difficulties navigating the
> terminal window.
>
> Hello all.
> I am Lontum Nchadze, Statistical analyst with the Budget Devission of the
> Cameroon Ministry of Finance. I have always worked with Stata, but recently
> took the decision to learn and start using R, in preparation for doctoral
> studies and other professional opportunities in the private sector.
>
> I am currently reading Jonathan’s book (Let’s use R now) to get started, but
> currently still experiencing a basic problem as follows:
>
> When I type any code into the terminal window and hit enter, I don’t hear
> any results read out by Jaws, and find nothing when I try to move around
> with the mouse. I also find it imposible to clear the terminal window, a
> situation I always experience with the operating system’s command prompt as
> well. Unfortunately, if I cannot tell whether my code is working or not, I
> will find it very difficult to progress with my learning.
>
> I run R version 3.4.3, which installs both the 32 bits and 64 bits flavours.
> My screen reader is Jaws 16.0, running on windows seven ultimate.
>
> Please I need very urgent help. I have already paid for a course on
> Courserra, but needed to get ahead with issues of accessibility before
> starting the course.
>
> Regards.
> Shey.
>
>
> --
> Lontum E. Nchadze
> Statistical Analyst
> Department of the Budget
> Cameroon Ministry of Finance
> +(237) 677 199 500
>
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-- 
Lontum E. Nchadze
Statistical Analyst
Department of the Budget
Cameroon Ministry of Finance
+(237) 677 199 500



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