[Nfbmo] Fw: [Blindattic] Rigel Technology July/Aug. On-Line training!
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Mon Jun 28 16:56:27 UTC 2010
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From: "Connie Leblond" <cleblond at cwnet.com>
To: "blind attic" <blindattic at blindtreasures.com>
Sent: Monday, June 28, 2010 12:50 PM
Subject: [Blindattic] Rigel Technology July/Aug. On-Line training!
Rigel Technology has planned some interesting on-line seminars to keep you
learning through the summer. We hope that you enjoy attending as much as we
enjoy presenting them.
1. Windows Live. Outlook Express is long gone. After Windows XP, it
Windows Mail. Now, Windows Mail has been replaced with Windows Live. This
suite of applications that includes Windows Live Mail, Windows Live Writer,
Live Family Safety, Windows Live Toolbar, and much more. Attend this
find out how to use these great tools.
DATE: Tuesday, July 13, 2010
TIME: 2 to 4 PM PST
2. Accessible PDF creation. Just when you thought you knew how to
PDF format, Adobe changed the rules. In one of the most ironic twists of
recently released documentation on creating accessible PDF files. The
This document was inaccessible. Our class will review the several new PDF
tools available, and how to create accessible PDF files with them. Also,
set up Acrobat reader for maximum screen reader friendliness, and what to do
you get a PDF file you cannot read.
DATE: Tues. July 27, 2010
TIME: 2 to 4 PM PST
3. IE 8. Surf the web more effectively and use more of the powerful
of the latest Microsoft Browser. Learn about accelerators, advanced
tabbed browsing, and customizing Internet Explorer for the way you surf.
DATE: Thurs. August 12, 2010
TIME: 2 to 4 PM
4. NVDA free screen reader. Free screen readers have generally been
Ineffective and rarely lived up to expectation. Not so with NVDA. This
little gem features support for nearly all
Windows applications, including Adobe Acrobat, Mozilla Firefox, Thunderbird,
many more. It can be installed directly to a PC, or run from a USB drive.
and configuration can be a bit of a problem, but that is what this seminar
about. Learn how to use and install NVDA, and this may be the last effort
have to expend for screen reader accessibility.
DATE: Tues. Aug. 23, 2010
2 to 4 PM PST.
Please Note: all Rigel seminars are available as downloads from our
out previous titles at
. Also note, time is nearly at an end to register for the summer Microsoft
Advanced Skills class. Fall classes begin September 13
th. Phone 888-723-5011, ext 1 to register.
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