Lunar, Lunarplus, Hal, Supernova version 5.2 released
- Dear list members,
Dolphin has released version 5.2 of Lunar, Lunarplus, Hal and Supernova.
Lunar is a screen magnifier, Lunarplus adds speech to Lunar, Hal is a
screen reader with speech and braille support, Supernova is the only
product in the AT market combining Speech, braille and magnification.
What's New in v5.20?
All products: Supernova, Hal, LunarPlus & Lunar
Dolphin List Utility
The List Utility allows you to bring up a list of hyperlinks, frames or
html headings with a hot key and jump right to the item you want. Use
the List Utility to instantly review and navigate complex web pages or
html help files. Sort the list in alphabetical or tab order and chose to
right or left click, or route the virtual focus for instant access to
the information of your choice. The List Utility is a powerful
replacement for the Links Navigator.
Screen readers: Supernova & Hal
Choose how much speech feedback you want to hear by selecting minimum,
low, medium or high verbosity. Alternatively create and save your own
custom settings - choose whether and how an object is announced, select
announcement before or after the focus, and create your own prompts.
Speech and Braille support for tables on the Internet, html help and or
other html applications now includes navigation by row or column, and
position information. Multiple tables or nested tables are also
Browse through tree view diagrams in applications such as Windows
Explorer with greater ease. Supernova will tell you the current tree
level in a tree view and the number of items in a list view.
Full control over Braille verbosity - choose how much information you
want and how it is displayed. Select minimum, low, medium or high
verbosity or create and save your own custom settings
Choose the Braille hooks you want for each application and switch off
those you don't!
Console and Terminal Windows
New support for console and terminal windows. Also includes improved
support for instant messaging software such as MSN Messenger with 'Read
new text' feature.
Choose the monitor markers you want for each application and switch off
those you don't!
Screen Magnifiers: Supernova LunarPlus & Lunar
Start Line View in live or virtual focus. Exit line view anywhere and
jump instantly to the same position in your original document. Makes
reviewing and editing long documents much easier!
Professional products: Supernova & Hal Professional
Training mode: Highlight similar objects
'Highlight similar objects' checkbox now includes
a) objects with the same target
b) virtual objects using the same Situation rule, and
c) similar untrained objects which use the same Detection Atlas.
List utility operations
Build your own list of objects or areas then use the new list utility to
click or route the virtual focus to the item of your choice.
New 'if' parameters include:
a) Test the visited state of an object.
b) Test if a monitor marker is in the current window.
New text filter
Create a text filter for newly written text on the screen - useful for
instant messaging applications.
Specify the size of an area to move to in the 'Move VF To Area'
operation in lines or characters - useful for jumping to a body of text
a web page.
Add Help prompts
Add your own control specific help or training prompt for an area in the
New operation to run one action inside another. Any temporary parameter
changes within the embedded action last only for the duration of that
action. The overall action will continue with it's own parameters.
Right to Left
The context "RTL System" has been added (for testing in the Target
dialog). This context is set when the current system language is Arabic
The Floating focus rule now has a "Right to Left" (RTL) option to enable
detection when they are flipped horizontally.
Find in Virtual Focus
A new searching scope 'Inside the current VF', for the 'Move VF To
Marker' and 'Move VF To Area' operations is now included.
Kind regards Peter Verhoeven
Internet : http://www.magnifiers.org (The Screen Magnifiers Homepage)