In the first of a sequence of posts demonstrating live emacspeak user interaction, I'll give an overview of what it feels like to use Emacspeak's powerful Web Command Line provided by its rich collection of web gadgets made up of search wizards and smart url templates
Here are a few things to note about this and all the subsequent video demos in this series:
Looking up current weather is a sufficiently common action
where browsing to a weather site, typing in ones
zip-code and reviewing the resulting page is three steps too
This is also why most modern desktop environments provide
gadgets that display such live information with minimal
This first video shows Emacspeak smart url
Weather From Wundergroundin action.
Here is the RSS
This is an OGG/Theora video and should play with tools like
The table below shows a brief description of each user action
and its effect.
|Access Gadgets||C-e u||Prompts for gadget|
|Pick Weather Gadget||rss tab||partial input completes to RSS Weather From Wunderground|
|Pick Default Location||return||CA/SanJose|
|Speaks weather forecast|
|Quit||q||Stops speech, dismisses weather forecast, and speaks current context. In this case the shell becomes current and you hear the relevant information.|
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