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MS Outlook using Assistive Technology Demonstration

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Integrated Speech Input / Output
Microsoft Outlook

Office of Information Health Data & Informatics
Section 508 Office

Contact: VHAOIHDISection508@va.gov

Note: this slide includes a Department of Veterans Affairs logo.

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Sue Martin, SM: Hi, my name is Sue Martin. I work for the VHA, Office of Information, Section 508 office. Our team is here to help you with any questions, or explanations, or anything you might ever want to know about Section 508 and developing software. We're listed in the global address list under VHA OI HDI Section 508.

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Tools Used

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SM: I'm going to do a demonstration of two pieces of assistive technology working together. JAWS for Windows is a screen reader, and it's going to be talking to me. Dragon NaturallySpeaking is going to allow me to talk to the computer, and, running between those two programs is a bridge program called J-Say that makes them play nicely together.

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Windows desktop, live

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SM:I'm going to do a demonstration of Microsoft Outlook for Email. I'll just be opening and closing messages and showing how easy it is to move around using your voice. Microphone on.

A chord sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is awake.

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Windows desktop, live, with microphone indicator in the tray turned to upright and green

Outlook opens on command and displays inbox with FedTraveler email highlighted

Go to Folder dialog box opens on command and highlights Demonstration

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SM: Start Email.

Computer: Inbox, Microsoft Outlook, list box, unread, attachment, FedTraveler

SM: Be quiet. Go to Demonstration.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Mary Lou Mendez, highlighted, opens on command

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Computer: Folder located. Inbox, Microsoft Outlook, list box. Mendez, Mary Lou, Questions about fieldsets. Demonstration, Microsoft Outlook. List box.

SM: Open message.

A sound is heard to indicate that the message has opened.

Computer: Open message.

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Outlook email message from Mary Lou Mendez

Email message closes on command

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Computer: Hi everyone. The questions below came from the QC Pathfinder project team. I know you guys will have the answers. One of the checklist items is

SM: Be quiet. Close message.

Sound is heard to indicate that the message has closed.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Mary Lou Mendez, highlighted, is deleted on command

Highlight moves to the message above it

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Computer: Folder is Demonstration.

SM: Delete message.

Sound is heard to indicate the message has been deleted.

Computer: Lahl, Dennis, 508 training for web developers and content managers.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Dennis Lahl, highlighted, opens on command

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SM: Open message.

Computer: Open message.

Sound is heard to indicate message has opened.

Computer: Good morning, I am currently a member of a VHA advisory board for web usage. One of the issues that has been identified is the need for 508 compliance

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Email message from Dennis Lahl

Email message closes on command

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SM: Be quiet. Close message.

Sound is heard to indicate the message has been closed.

Computer: Folder is Demonstration.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Dennis Lahl, highlighted, is deleted on command

Highlight moves to the message above it

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SM: Delete message.

Sound is heard to indicate message has been deleted.

Computer: Turansky, Todd J. RE: Schedule review for ITC 2008 B&VI training.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Todd Turansky, highlighted, opens on command

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SM: Open message.

Computer: Open message.

Sound is heard to indicate message has opened.

Computer: I'm sorry, but Ms. Petty's contract specifies she will be performing her own stunts.

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Email message from Todd Turansky

Email message closes on command

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SM: Chuckle. Close message.

A sound is heard to indicate that the message has closed.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Todd Turansky is highlighted

Highlight moves to each of the two messages above this on command

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SM: Previous message.

Computer: Importance high, Ridings, Scott, Schedule review for IT

SM: Previous message.

Computer: Brian Hartgen, Automatic bookmarks and domain mode.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen, highlighted, opens on command

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SM: Open message.

Computer: Open message.

Sound is heard to indicate message has opened.

Computer: Hi excruciatingly detail oriented beta tester, problem child, etc. This is expected behavior isn't it? I can see what your difficulty is

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Email message from Brian Hartgen

Email message closes on command

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SM: Be quiet. Close message.

Computer: Close message.

A sound is heard to indicate that the message has closed.

Computer: Folder is Demonstration.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen is highlighted

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SM: That was a demonstration of opening, reading, closing, and deleting email messages that I've received, and now I'll send a message or two.

Microphone on.

A chord sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is awake.

SM: New message to Ellen.

Computer: Please wait. New message to Ellen. Subject, edit.

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New email message opens on command

Typing cursor appears in Subject field

Dictated text appears and cursor moves between fields on command

Message closes when message is sent

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SM: Just saying hello.

Computer: Just saying hello.

SM: Body field.

Computer: Body field. Body field. Edit.

SM: Hello Ellen, period.

Computer: Hello Ellen, period.

SM: You're the lucky recipient of a test message.

Computer: You're the lucky recipient of a test message.

SM: Send message.

A sound is heard to indicate the message has been sent.

Computer: Sent message. Demonstration, Microsoft Outlook.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen is highlighted

Microphone indicator in the tray turned to diagonal and yellow on command

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SM: Stop listening.

A door close sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is asleep.

SM: Now, the really cool thing about that new message command is that once you've saved a contact, you can use the new message to whoever, from anywhere on the computer and Outlook doesn't even have to be running.

SM: And there's another thing that you can do with contacts that you've saved as well, and I'll show you that now.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen is highlighted

Microphone indicator in the tray turned to upright and green on command

New email message opens on command

Typing cursor appears in Subject field

Dictated text appears and cursor moves between fields on command

Message closes when message is sent

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Microphone on.

A chord sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is awake.

SM: New message.

Sound is heard to indicate a new message has opened.

Computer: Untitled message, html. To, dot dot dot, edit.

SM: Email myself at home.

Computer: Email myself at home. Smartin27 at alltel.net.

SM: CC field.

Computer: CC, dot dot dot, edit. CC, dot dot dot, edit. CC field.

SM: Email myself at work.

Computer: Email myself at work.

SM: Subject field.

Computer: Subject, edit. Subject, edit. Subject field.

SM: Doing a demonstration in Chicago.

Computer: Doing a demonstration in Chicago.

SM: Body field.

Computer: Body field, edit.

SM: We are all gathered in Chicago to do some fun recording and demonstrations on the computer, period.

Computer: We are all gathered in Chicago to do some fun recording and demonstrations on the computer, period.

SM: Send message.

A sound is heard to indicate that the message has been sent.

Computer: Brian Hartgen, Automatic bookmarks and domain mode.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen is highlighted

Microphone indicator in the tray turned to diagonal and yellow on command

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SM: Stop listening.

A door close sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is asleep.

Computer: Stop listening.

SM: When I started this demonstration, I used the command, Go to Demonstration.

When you store an Email folder, it gives you the ability to move to the folder, and also to copy or move messages to folders that you have saved in that way. So I'm going to move this message to my inbox just to show you how that works.

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Outlook Demonstration folder

Email message from Brian Hartgen is highlighted

Microphone indicator in the tray turned to upright and green on command

Move Items dialog box opens on command and highlights Inbox

Move Items dialog box then closes

Email message from Brian Hartgen is deleted as it closes

Email message below it is highlighted

Microphone indicator in the tray turned to diagonal and yellow on command

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Microphone on.

A chord is heard to indicate that the microphone is awake.

SM: Move message to inbox.

Computer: Folder located. Demonstration, Microsoft Outlook. List box, importance high, Ridings, Scott.

SM: Be quiet. And that's all there is to it. Stop listening.

A door close sound is heard to indicate that the microphone is asleep.

Computer: Stop listening.

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