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Re: Accessing Orkut and more



If your goal is to do most things outside emacs, then emacspeak
is not for you, go use a brain-dead screenreader.

The only time you use a terminal in emacspeak is when you have no
choice, and at that point you use it till you find an emacs
alternative.



>>>>> "Rob" == Rob Hill <robhill@es.co.nz> writes:
    Rob> Hello Cleverson, According to the emacspeak info pages,
    Rob> it's possible to use terminal-based applications with
    Rob> emacspeak via terminal emulator mode, by hitting m-x
    Rob> term.  In theory, this allows you to use lynx and mutt
    Rob> etc.
    Rob> 
    Rob> I've tried this in the past, and either it's too
    Rob> unwieldy, or my brain just hasn't got to grips with it
    Rob> properly.  Since vm and w3m do the same jobs very easily
    Rob> and well, I didn't persist.  I'd be interested to hear
    Rob> whether anyone else uses term mode.
    Rob> 
    Rob> Rob
    Rob> 
    Rob> Cleverson writes:
    >> Robert D. Crawford writes: > I am not sure if there is
    >> some way around this.  The browsers > currently >
    >> supported under emacspeak don't support javascript.  There
    >> is work > being > done with an interface to mozilla, but
    >> it has been a while since I > have > tried it out and,
    >> while it was usable, I did not really check it out > that
    >> extensively.
    >> 
    >> If you mean the Mozilla Spider monkey extensions for
    >> Javascript, I've tested it in other web browsers and yes,
    >> it works fine. Of course, Mozilla Firefox works yet finer.
    >> 
    >> > I have not used speakup.  If you could define "non-emacs
    >> application" > it > might be helpful.  The application
    >> needs to run under emacs, whether > that be in a shell or
    >> as any standard emacs application e.g. gnus or > w3m.
    >> 
    >> I actually mean those applications that run in a shell and
    >> people usually run outside Emacs, such as Mutt mail
    >> client, Lynx web browser, etc. Is it possible for example
    >> to customize certain key strokes for Emacspeak to read
    >> specific lines and columns in a shell screen?
    >> 
    >> Thank you very much
    >> 
    >> Cleverson
    >> 
    >> "Be realistic; ask for the impossible."
    >> 
    >> Cleverson
    >> 
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