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Re: Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Doug Lee
 

If Sarah's suggestion doesn't help, type Ctrl+JAWSKey+v in the Skype window and tell me what app name and version number come back.

On Sun, Nov 17, 2019 at 05:37:14PM -0800, Bill White wrote:
Hi, Stephen. I downloaded Skype, but I think it is the wrong version, not Skype 8 for desktop (electron). This is because I am running JAWS 2020, and Doug Lee says that when I press INSERT plus Q, I should get a script revision number if Skype is in focus and the Skype scripts are installed correctly. Where can I download the correct (electron) version of Skype?

Thank you.

Bill White
billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@skypeenglish.groups.io [mailto:main@skypeenglish.groups.io] On Behalf Of Stephen Troy
Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:13 PM
To: main@skypeenglish.groups.io
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

hi bill

I don't think there's anything specific but you will find all you need
to know at the below website.

http://dlee.org/skype/electron/skypeelectron.htm


On 17/11/2019, Bill White <billwhite92701@dslextreme.com> wrote:
Hi. I have been away from the Skype platform for a number of years. I am
going to be installing Skype Desktop Version 8.54 on my PC. Are there any
settings and options of which I should take special note when installing
and
running Skype Desktop Version 8.54?

Thank you in advance.

Bill White
billwhite92701@dslextreme.com












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Re: Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Sarah k Alawami
 

Try ninite

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 17 Nov 2019, at 17:37, Bill White wrote:

Hi, Stephen. I downloaded Skype, but I think it is the wrong version, not Skype 8 for desktop (electron). This is because I am running JAWS 2020, and Doug Lee says that when I press INSERT plus Q, I should get a script revision number if Skype is in focus and the Skype scripts are installed correctly. Where can I download the correct (electron) version of Skype?

Thank you.

Bill White
billwhite92701@...

-----Original Message-----
From: main@skypeenglish.groups.io [mailto:main@skypeenglish.groups.io] On Behalf Of Stephen Troy
Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:13 PM
To: main@skypeenglish.groups.io
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

hi bill

I don't think there's anything specific but you will find all you need
to know at the below website.

http://dlee.org/skype/electron/skypeelectron.htm

On 17/11/2019, Bill White billwhite92701@... wrote:

Hi. I have been away from the Skype platform for a number of years. I am
going to be installing Skype Desktop Version 8.54 on my PC. Are there any
settings and options of which I should take special note when installing
and
running Skype Desktop Version 8.54?

Thank you in advance.

Bill White
billwhite92701@...


Re: Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi, Stephen. I downloaded Skype, but I think it is the wrong version, not Skype 8 for desktop (electron). This is because I am running JAWS 2020, and Doug Lee says that when I press INSERT plus Q, I should get a script revision number if Skype is in focus and the Skype scripts are installed correctly. Where can I download the correct (electron) version of Skype?

Thank you.

Bill White
billwhite92701@dslextreme.com

-----Original Message-----
From: main@skypeenglish.groups.io [mailto:main@skypeenglish.groups.io] On Behalf Of Stephen Troy
Sent: Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:13 PM
To: main@skypeenglish.groups.io
Subject: Re: [skypeenglish] Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

hi bill

I don't think there's anything specific but you will find all you need
to know at the below website.

http://dlee.org/skype/electron/skypeelectron.htm


On 17/11/2019, Bill White <billwhite92701@dslextreme.com> wrote:
Hi. I have been away from the Skype platform for a number of years. I am
going to be installing Skype Desktop Version 8.54 on my PC. Are there any
settings and options of which I should take special note when installing
and
running Skype Desktop Version 8.54?

Thank you in advance.

Bill White
billwhite92701@dslextreme.com





Re: Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Michele Barbi
 

Hey Bill, welcome back to Skype!

I'd like to just add a thing which I am not sure is clearly explained on Doug's scripts for Skype electron user's guide, that is the link that Stephen already gave you. In Skype version 8.51 and later, it is now possible to activate the split view mode in order to have separate chat windows, just like it was in older versions of Skype. If you want to do so, just press tab till you find "More options" menu button, press space, choose "Enable split view mode" with arrows, and press enter here. Beware though that in split view mode some indications are not spoken by JAWS, and possibly NVDA as well but I'm not sure of the latter, such as "message sent".

Bye!

Barbuz


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Re: Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Stephen Troy
 

hi bill

I don't think there's anything specific but you will find all you need
to know at the below website.

http://dlee.org/skype/electron/skypeelectron.htm

On 17/11/2019, Bill White <billwhite92701@dslextreme.com> wrote:
Hi. I have been away from the Skype platform for a number of years. I am
going to be installing Skype Desktop Version 8.54 on my PC. Are there any
settings and options of which I should take special note when installing
and
running Skype Desktop Version 8.54?

Thank you in advance.

Bill White
billwhite92701@dslextreme.com





Installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54

Bill White <billwhite92701@...>
 

Hi. I have been away from the Skype platform for a number of years. I am going to be installing Skype Desktop Version 8.54 on my PC. Are there any settings and options of which I should take special note when installing and running Skype Desktop Version 8.54?

 

Thank you in advance.

 

Bill White

billwhite92701@...

 


Re: skype refusing to load

Gary Jackson <gljackson@...>
 

Hello Sarah,


Yeah, tried all those things and more. Time to trade this one in and start fromscratch. That was in the plans already. Thanks.


Gary



On 11/5/19 8:24 PM, Sarah k Alawami wrote:

Have you also tried restarting the computer as well? Also have you checked to see if the process is hung?

Take care

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 5 Nov 2019, at 15:54, Gary Jackson wrote:

Hello all,

Starting yesterday skype, version 8.53, stops after logging in and continuously says loading... but never does. The menus aren't available. Checking the script version gives Doug Lee's scripts revision 129 just as if it was loaded.  I've completely uninstalled it, went to skype.com, downloaded the latest version, 8.54, installed it and get the same thing. any ideas?

Gary

-- 
Gary/ Armadillo
gljackson@...


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Sarah k Alawami
 

I can verify that. If I look in the accessibility messages that they have for mac os, it does say"file sent" and not "message sent" when it should.

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 6 Nov 2019, at 12:57, Andre Polykanine via Groups.Io wrote:

Hello Léonie,
I do have the same problem and reported it on Twitter to the official
Skype account. They said like "Go to Microsoft Disability Desk". I
haven't done it yet, but I don't think that will help somehow. this is
not a screen reader message, this comes straightly from Skype's UIA
(or ARIA if they use it in Electron).


--
With best regards from Ukraine,
Andre
Skype: menelion_elensule
Twitter (English only): @AndrePolykanine


------------ Original message ------------
From: Léonie Watson <tink@...>
To: main@skypeenglish.groups.io
Date created: , 2:30:06 AM
Subject: [skypeenglish] Skype saying "file sent"


Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File
sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to
8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.
--
@LeonieWatson Carpe diem.





Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Andre Polykanine
 

Hello Léonie,
I do have the same problem and reported it on Twitter to the official
Skype account. They said like "Go to Microsoft Disability Desk". I
haven't done it yet, but I don't think that will help somehow. this is
not a screen reader message, this comes straightly from Skype's UIA
(or ARIA if they use it in Electron).


--
With best regards from Ukraine,
Andre
Skype: menelion_elensule
Twitter (English only): @AndrePolykanine

------------ Original message ------------
From: Léonie Watson <tink@tink.uk>
To: main@skypeenglish.groups.io
Date created: , 2:30:06 AM
Subject: [skypeenglish] Skype saying "file sent"


Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File
sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to
8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.
--
@LeonieWatson Carpe diem.


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Jerry Pryde
 

I've had this happening too.

But, it didn't affect functionality, so, forf me, it's no big deal.

On 2019-11-06 7:39 a.m., Léonie Watson wrote:
Thanks for confirming. I'll report it too in that case.

Léonie.

On 05/11/2019 16:46, Doug Lee wrote:
The "File sent" issue has been reported to Microsoft, by me and surely several others. It is a bug in Skype itself and occurs with or without scripts, and probably also in NVDA though I did not verify this. It will need to be
fixed by Microsoft. I do confirm, unfortunately, that Skype 8.54 does not fix it.

On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 07:31:18PM -0500, Lino Morales wrote:
Yeah I'm getting that same message as well. Its weird.

On 11/5/2019 7:30 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:
Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File
sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to
8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Léonie Watson
 

Thanks for confirming. I'll report it too in that case.

Léonie.

On 05/11/2019 16:46, Doug Lee wrote:
The "File sent" issue has been reported to Microsoft, by me and surely several others. It is a bug in Skype itself and occurs with or without scripts, and probably also in NVDA though I did not verify this. It will need to be
fixed by Microsoft. I do confirm, unfortunately, that Skype 8.54 does not fix it.
On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 07:31:18PM -0500, Lino Morales wrote:
Yeah I'm getting that same message as well. Its weird.
On 11/5/2019 7:30 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:
Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File
sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to
8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.
--
@LeonieWatson Carpe diem.


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Doug Lee
 

That makes sense; in split view, these announcements, even the right ones, are not likely to happen as Skype is currently written.

On Wed, Nov 06, 2019 at 09:00:11AM +0100, Michele Barbi wrote:
Guys, I sincerely did not notice this issue, maybe it's because I have
split view on?

Bye!

Barbuz
--
Inviato da Thunderbird su Windows 10



References

1. https://skypeenglish.groups.io/g/main/message/4234
2. mailto:main@skypeenglish.groups.io?subject=Re: Re: [skypeenglish] Skype saying "file sent"
3. mailto:barbi.michele@gmail.com?subject=Private: Re: Re: [skypeenglish] Skype saying "file sent"
4. https://groups.io/mt/42840357/409874
5. https://skypeenglish.groups.io/g/main/post
6. http://www.dlee.org/skype/
7. https://skypeenglish.groups.io/g/main/editsub/409874
8. mailto:main+owner@skypeenglish.groups.io
9. https://skypeenglish.groups.io/g/main/leave/defanged

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the way." - Abraham Lincoln


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Michele Barbi
 

Guys, I sincerely did not notice this issue, maybe it's because I have split view on?

Bye!

Barbuz

-- 
Inviato da Thunderbird su Windows 10


Re: skype refusing to load

Sarah k Alawami
 

Have you also tried restarting the computer as well? Also have you checked to see if the process is hung?

Take care

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 5 Nov 2019, at 15:54, Gary Jackson wrote:

Hello all,

Starting yesterday skype, version 8.53, stops after logging in and continuously says loading... but never does. The menus aren't available. Checking the script version gives Doug Lee's scripts revision 129 just as if it was loaded.  I've completely uninstalled it, went to skype.com, downloaded the latest version, 8.54, installed it and get the same thing. any ideas?

Gary


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Sarah k Alawami
 

It's a bug, I'm sure they are aware of it. I get this on mac os. Have for about 3 months now.
Take care

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

On 5 Nov 2019, at 16:31, Lino Morales wrote:

Yeah I'm getting that same message as well. Its weird.

On 11/5/2019 7:30 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:

Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to 8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Doug Lee
 

The "File sent" issue has been reported to Microsoft, by me and surely several others. It is a bug in Skype itself and occurs with or without scripts, and probably also in NVDA though I did not verify this. It will need to be
fixed by Microsoft. I do confirm, unfortunately, that Skype 8.54 does not fix it.

On Tue, Nov 05, 2019 at 07:31:18PM -0500, Lino Morales wrote:
Yeah I'm getting that same message as well. Its weird.

On 11/5/2019 7:30 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:
Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File
sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to
8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.


--
Doug Lee dgl@dlee.org http://www.dlee.org
Level Access doug.lee@LevelAccess.com http://www.LevelAccess.com
"The nice thing about standards is that there are so many of them
to choose from." -- Andrew Tanenbaum


Re: Skype saying "file sent"

Lino Morales
 

Yeah I'm getting that same message as well. Its weird.

On 11/5/2019 7:30 PM, Léonie Watson wrote:
Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to 8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.


Skype saying "file sent"

Léonie Watson
 

Ever since the last update to Skype Jaws tells me something like "File sent, message sent, file sent" whenever I send a message. The update to 8.54.0.85 hasn't helped.

Anyone else having the same problem?

I'm using Jaws latest, and the latest of Doug's scripts.
Léonie.
--
@LeonieWatson Carpe diem.


skype refusing to load

Gary Jackson <gljackson@...>
 

Hello all,


Starting yesterday skype, version 8.53, stops after logging in and continuously says loading... but never does. The menus aren't available. Checking the script version gives Doug Lee's scripts revision 129 just as if it was loaded.  I've completely uninstalled it, went to skype.com, downloaded the latest version, 8.54, installed it and get the same thing. any ideas?


Gary


locked groups.io down for 2 hour maintenance #adminnotice

Sarah k Alawami
 

From about 6 to 8 pm pdt groups.io will be down for data base maintainence. You will still be able to sen dmessages but they will be queued for when the servers go back up.

If you have any questionsn contact the owner using the owner address in the footer.

Thanks.

Sarah Alawami, owner of TFFP. . For more info go to our website. This is also our libsyn page as well.

to subscribe to the feed click here

Our telegram channel is also a good place for an announce only in regard to podcasts, contests, etc.

Our discord is where you will know when we go live on youtube, twitch and mixer. Thanks Restream staff.

Finally, to become a patron and help support the podcast go here

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