wiki:ScreenReaders
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AMIS and Screen Readers

Right now, there are JAWS scripts for AMIS.

Keyboard Shortcuts

The following keyboard shortcuts were created to give screen reader scripts some control over AMIS:

  • Toggle content audio: Ctrl+Shift+F
  • Toggle self-voicing audio: Ctrl+Shift+G
  • Focus on sidebar: Ctrl+N
  • Focus on text: Ctrl+T
  • Reset highlight colors: Ctrl+Shift+E

Title Bar Text

The application title bar gives the status of the player. The fields are listed below.

Format

APP_NAME "BOOK_TITLE" VIEW_MODE - SELF_VOICING_MODE - PLAY_STATE

Field Values

  • APP_NAME: usually "AMIS"
  • BOOK_TITLE: the actual title of the book currently open
  • VIEW_MODE: "Basic view mode" or "Standard view mode"
  • SELF_VOICING_MODE: "Self-Voicing" or "No self-voicing"
  • PLAY_STATE: "Playing..." or "Paused."

Example

AMIS3 "The book title" Basic view mode - Self-voicing - Playing...