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NVDA 2014.4 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2014.4. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

The only changes from rc1 to the release were some language fixes. Thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible.

NVDA 2014.4rc1 Released

NVDA 2014.4rc1 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2014.4 release.

NVDA 2014.3 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2014.3. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

Thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible.

NVDA 2014.3rc3 Released

NVDA 2014.3rc3 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2014.3 release.

Changes from rc2 to rc3:

  • Fixed a regression that stopped the next paragraph script (control+downArrow) from working in Microsoft word on extremely large documents. (#4375)

Changes from rc1 to rc2:

  • Fixed a regression that stopped the ability to navigate within an Excel spreadsheet if the sheet was protected. (#44 ...

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NVDA 2014.3rc1 Released

NVDA 2014.3rc1 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2014.3 release.

NVDA 2014.2 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2014.2. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

Thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible.

NVDA 2014.2rc1 Released

NVDA 2014.2rc1 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2014.2 release.

Improving NVDA support for Microsoft Outlook

In the last week or so, we have been concentrating on improving support for Microsoft Outlook in NVDA. Outlook is a very popular email client for corporates, and we get a lot of requests to improve NVDA's support for this program so that people can comfortably use NVDA within their organisation.

We have so far worked on two major areas. These are the email message list (e.g. Inbox) and The Calendar.

Note that these enhancements are not yet in a stable version of NVDA, nor will they make it ...

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  • Posted: 2014-05-06 14:32 (Updated: 2014-05-06 16:48)
  • Author: mdcurran
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NVDA 2014.1 Released

NV Access would like to announce the release of NVDA 2014.1. To find out more or to download a copy, please see the official NV Access announcement.

There was one change after rc4:

  • When NVDA is configured to use French, the Input Gestures dialog now works correctly.

Thanks to everyone who helped to make this release possible.

NVDA 2014.1rc4 Released

NVDA 2014.1rc4 has just been released. This is a release candidate, which means that unless any critical issues are found, this will be identical to the final 2014.1 release.

Changes from rc3 to rc4:

  • Updated eSpeak to version 1.48.04 which fixes an important pronunciation issue for Dutch.