Re: [NH] Beginner Needs Help
- Hi John,
I may be a day late and a buck short, but we have a group for the
visually impaired and others that may have accessibility issues.
It is not very active, but I think that is only due to nobody
asks any questions. :-) You can sign up for it and give it a
shot though by clicking on the mail to link below and send it
empty. (Being from the old BBS days you are some sort of
dinosaur you know. ;)
>I'm visually impaired, nearly blind. I recently registered Notetab Pro,Happy html'n!
>for the express purpose of publishing web sites. I selected Notetab
>because I was told it is "speech friendly, as I use a voice synthesizer in
>conjunction with screen-reading software.
>So, how do I go about publishing a web site with Notetab?
- Hello, Mr. Date Late,
Dinosaur? Who you calling dinosaur? Well, never mind. Trust me, I've
been called MUCH worse. <G>
The BBS was something in its day, particularly Fidonet. Fidonet was the
Internet, before the Internet, as we know it to day.
Oops! I'm getting off topic, and could be sanctioned by the moderator. <G>
I'm big on manners, so I'll assume Don is tuned in, as both of you touched
on the same point.
I did not know about the FS/accessibility group thingy. Thanks for the
info. However, your "mailto" link isn't a link for me. I entered the
address you provided manually, and am waiting for something, like an
automated message, when I check my mail again.
Anyway, I'll explain the link thing, as it has me curious. When I arrow or
tab to a link, my speech says "link" and reads the text on the line.
With your mailto, my screen reader didn't say "link". Is that because of
the capital "A" in Accessibility"?
In short, does case matter in HTML for the mailto, ETC?
The first few messages I read here pertained to browser accessibility and
such. I MUST publish my site by the week end. Long story, but I need
What is the best code, if any, to include for general all-around browser
As a traffic magnet, I'm offering a free dog-training Ecourse. I am
currently writing the course, which will be about 12 files, for
Since I only have one file completed, any advice for rapidly changing all
12 to HTML documents?
Also, is it feasible to concatenate all 12 files into one, and use the
Outline feature for online reading?
Of course, the site isn't "available" yet, but I have registered
lazy-pup.com For the name sake, where might I grab a good doggy pic for my
Due to necessity, I must make the Internet my primary source of
income. Therefore, I plan to construct about 20 sites in two years. If I
am "very" successful, I will build a site and direct deposit all revenue to
a charity account.
Yes, there is a point to the digression. <G> I train dogs, but I am also a
gourmet cook, which is my next project. I want to build a recipe/cooking
site, which will be much more complex than the lazy-pup.com project, as it
will involve converting a database into web pages, ETC. My point is that
I'll have many questions in the future.
I'm definitely a nobody, and will make inquiries at the address you
provided. I just hope it isn't "dead", from lack of traffic. If so, and
for other reasons, "I'll be back!"
Thanks to any and all who are willing to address my sometimes mundane
At 02:53 AM 10/7/03 -0500, you wrote:
>Hi John,[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
>I may be a day late and a buck short, but we have a group for the
>visually impaired and others that may have accessibility issues.
>It is not very active, but I think that is only due to nobody
>asks any questions. :-) You can sign up for it and give it a
>shot though by clicking on the mail to link below and send it
>empty. (Being from the old BBS days you are some sort of
>dinosaur you know. ;)
> >I'm visually impaired, nearly blind. I recently registered Notetab Pro,
> >for the express purpose of publishing web sites. I selected Notetab
> >because I was told it is "speech friendly, as I use a voice synthesizer in
> >conjunction with screen-reading software.
> >So, how do I go about publishing a web site with Notetab?
> www.notetab.net www.clean-funnies.com
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- In a message dated 10/7/2003 13:26:46 Central Daylight Time,
> where might I grab a good doggy pic for myI have several pictures of my two dogs that I am willing to share.
> main page?
However, I will be away from my computer until next Wednesday.
If you don't find a source sooner, look for them in your mailbox
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- Hi John,
>Dinosaur? Who you calling dinosaur?I remember Fidonet. :) Actually, I came in at the tail
>The BBS was something in its day, particularly Fidonet.
end of BBS days a few years before I found out what ISP
>Oops! I'm getting off topic, and could be sanctioned by the moderator. <G>That be me. <bg>
> I'm big on manners,Me 2, but don't mind a little when mixed in with the actual
topic. Actually, I like for people to add a tiny bit. It breaks
the monotony up and makes for a freindly discussion list.
>I did not know about the FS/accessibility group thingy. Thanks for theWhen you send in this format: LISTNAMEfirstname.lastname@example.org
>info. However, your "mailto" link isn't a link for me. I entered the
>address you provided manually, and am waiting for something, like an
>automated message, when I check my mail again.
you should get a confirmation message. I then moderate (mostly
done by Julie G. for me now-a-days which I am very grateful for) first
time posters as SPAM prevention so it may take awhile for messages to
get posted the first time or two.
>Anyway, I'll explain the link thing, as it has me curious. When I arrow orYou'd have to ask the folk on the "Accessibility" list about
>tab to a link, my speech says "link" and reads the text on the line.
>With your mailto, my screen reader didn't say "link". Is that because of
>the capital "A" in Accessibility"?
that. I know they have the screen reading software. It has been
discussed; the software that is. The "mailto:" is actually an
HTML command / tag or should I say used in HTML and eMail. Not
all eMail programs recognize it I imagine. Anyway, when the
"mailto:" is followed with an eMail address (no spaces) it is hot
(can be clicked on) and will open a new message to the eMail
address specified. Here is another one for you to try:
mailto:Merry-Heart@... Double click on that and
see if it opens a new message. It works the same way as it does
in a browser, the only difference is in a browser it opens the
default mail program or if already open just opens the new
>In short, does case matter in HTML for the mailto, ETC?Yes in some cases. I notice NoteTab must have the "mailto:" section in
lowercase or at least it use to be like that when using it in a Clip.
The eMail address itself is not case dependent/sensitive.
>What is the best code, if any, to include for general all-aroundMost, or a lot of people are going with "xhtml" now because that
supposedly will be the standard in the future. Personally, I
would not hold my breath about it, but that is neither here nor
there. I think lowercase is the safest bet for now. NoteTab can
convert to xml and/or xhtml if you want to in the future. Look
in Options under the HTML Files tab and at the bottom there are
some boxes to check to make the code you use (when using
NoteTab's Libraries and HTML features the format you want. FWIW, I
have "Highlight HTML" tags (NoteTab Pro) and "Create Lowercase
URLs" checked. Leaving "Create Uppercase Tags" unchecked makes it
so the tags are in Lowercase.
You want to use an HTML validator such as CSE Validator or use the
free service online at: http://www.w3.org
>As a traffic magnet, I'm offering a free dog-training Ecourse. I amUse NoteTab's Document to HTML | No Character Conversion under
>currently writing the course, which will be about 12 files, for
>Since I only have one file completed, any advice for rapidly changing all
>12 to HTML documents?
the Modify menu. (You can put it on the Toolbar or Shortcut menu
both found in Options under those tab names.)
>Also, is it feasible to concatenate all 12 files into one, and use theYou can make a NoteTab Outline; see Help under that topic or go
>Outline feature for online reading?
to File | New Outline... in registered versions. Once you have
the 12 topics in the Outline use the Document to HTML feature I
mentioned above. It makes life real easy. ;)
>I will build a site and direct deposit all revenue to a charity account.I'll send you my bank details in a private eMail or call me at 850-626-0993. haha
- I have several pictures of my two dogs that I am willing
>Thank you very much. They may be good to have for several reasons.46beb4.jpg[Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
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- Hi John,
We really need to go private eMail or to the Off Topic list list this.
Have a great weekend everybody!
> I remember Fidonet. :) Actually, I came in at the tail end ofISP = Internet Service Provider: earthlink.net, mindspring.com,
> BBS days a few years before I found out what ISP meant. <g>
>You mean you know? I'm still trying to figure that one out.
att.com, and a host of others. I don't know what you would call
AOL. LOL :-)
>Okay, Mr. "know more than me", for $500, what is the origin ofActually, it came to be in 1956, a year + after I was born.
>the term "BYTE"?
Werner Buchholz, a brilliant geek, who invented Fidonet (named
after his dog) also coined the term "byte." It actually came
from "bite" extended from "bit." Now, so it is told, that Fido
"bit" a man one day and when Werner got home he asked Fido, "Did
you actually bite a man today?" Of course Fido claimed innocence.
Anyway, that night Buchholz was geek'n away on inventing what is
now known as the "byte" and wondering what to call it. So, once
again, with Fido in mind, he named the 8 bit word (or 2 nibbles,
or 4 crumbs if you wish), a "byte" offsetting it from "bite." To
this very day we still do not know if Fido took a nibble or a
bite out of the man, or even met the man at all.
Now, for $25,000.00 is that true or false (remember the game show?) :)
>Oops! I keep forgetting to ask. I purchased Notetab Pro a couple of weeksYes, write me at: jody@... or support@... It is
>ago. I'm planning to reformat my hard drive, once I get the web site
>running. Is there a way for me to DL another registered Notetab Pro file?
best to just burn a CD if you have the hardware. You can always
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