Re: [orca-list] Some info on orca

This is a bit different. Unity has the Dash, which does the same thing you describe below. The HUD or heads up display let's you get at the options in the menu bar for an application. For example, in Thunderbird, you could hit the alt key and then type 'move" and find the option to move the message you're reading into a folder. Maybe not the best example, but you get the idea.

On 01/28/2014 01:24 AM, José Vilmar Estácio de Souza wrote:
Gnome has a similar feature.
If for example I want to start firefox, I press alt+f1 and type fir.

On 01/28/2014 12:36 AM, Christopher Chaltain wrote:
The heads up display is a feature in Unity. You generally get to it by
tapping the alt key. Once you've brought up the heads up display, you
can start typing and it'll search through your menus. It helps find
those out of the way options that may be burried in your menu bar
somewhere. I don't use it too much, but when Mozilla moves those options
around from release to release or platform to platform, it can really
come in handy. BTW, it includes your indicators, so if you have the
classic menu indicator installed, you can use it to get to the
applications on your system.

On 01/27/2014 11:54 AM, José Vilmar Estácio de Souza wrote:
I use gnome 3.10 all the day.
Sorry my ignorance, but what is heads up display?

On 01/27/2014 03:43 PM, Krishnakant Mane wrote:
I think, documentation should start soon.
I remember some people discussing very interesting stuff on this list a
few days back.
having said this, I wish to know is Gnome 3.10 acccessible enough
that I
can start using it for daily production work?
Do they have some thing similar to heads up display?
Happy hacking.
On 01/27/2014 10:30 PM, José Vilmar Estácio de Souza wrote:
Hi Germano.
I don't use debian 7 weezy, but if it has gnome 3.10 installed you can
press the superkey+s to activate orca.

Evolution does not work well with orca, try thunderbird.

On 01/27/2014 02:49 PM, Germano Carella wrote:
Hi to all,

I’m new of gnome and orca.

I’m a blind programmer, I develop in python 2.7 under windows, but I
would like to begin developing for orca.

Can you provide me some documentation for this job?

I need some info on orca:

1)I installed debian 7 weezy. How can I enable orca at login screen?

2)What is a better client mail for orca? I tried evolution, but I
read message list.

3)It exists some accessible aggregator?

Thanks in advance,


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