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Brief Description

Johnny Tools is scalable, flexible and powerful freeware for the world's most popular JAWS and NVDA screen readers. Some main features and benefits of it are described as follows:

It enriches the JAWS and NVDA screen reader's functions.

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System Requirements

Supported Operating Systems:
Windows® 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server® 2012, and Windows Server 2008
Required Software and Hardware:

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Instructions

To install the Johnny Tools:

  1. Download the setup file and save it to your hard disk;
  2. Double-click / press Enter key on the JohnnyTools_SetupXXXX.exe program file on your hard disk to start the setup process
  3. Select the installation language;
  4. A Welcome Screen is shown at the beginning of setup procedure. To continue, click Next;
  5. Agree to the License Agreement to complete the installation;
  6. Select screen readers to install script;
  7. When installation is finished. you must restart screen reading software for the changes to take effect immediately.



To remove the Johnny Tools:

  1. On the Windows Start menu, click Control Panel.
  2. Select Add/Remove Programs.
  3. In the list of currently installed programs, select Johnny Tools and then click Remove or Add/Remove.
  4. Click Yes or OK to confirm that you want to remove the program.

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How to use?

JAWS

(Select translation languages) 1. Press Control+Alt+S to select translation languages; 2. Select a Source Language. Press OK button. 3. Select a Translate Language. Press OK button.
(Translate) 1. Select the text that you want translated into other language and press Control+Alt+T; 2. Momentarily the translated text will be spoken, saved to clipboard and displayed on the braille device. 3. Press Control+Alt+TT, the translated text will be detail shown in Virtual Viewer on the screen. 4. Press Enter Key on the translation result link to Google Translate website in Virtual Viewer on the screen.
(Character Description) 1. Press Control+Alt+F to says the Chinese/English Character Phonetic at the active cursor. 2. Press twice quickly for the font style name, point size, strokes, cangjie, Mandarin Pinyin, the foreground and background color and character phonetic descriptions etc. in the Virtual Viewer. Press ESC to close the Virtual Viewer.
(Character Dictionary) 1. Click the Start button, click All Programs, click Johnny Tools, and then click Character Dictionary 2. Opened the Character Dictionary, can add or modify character phonetic spelling. 3. If modified, press Ctrl+S to Save and then press Alt+F4 to Exit the Character Dictionary.
(Research It) For more information, see Research It described later on JAWS version 11 website. http://www.freedomscientific.com/downloads/jaws/JAWS11-whats-new.asp
(Braille Instant Translation Editing) 1. refer to Braille Help menu.
(Super Chinese character Cantonese Braille) 1. real time display Cantonese Braille;
(Festival alert) 1. start JAWS to automatically says the selected Festival alert message. 2. open the Johnny Tools Settings Center to add or change Festival alert messages; 3. If modified, press Ctrl+S to Save and the press Alt+F4 to Exit the Johnny Tools Settings Center.
(Current Weather) 1. press Control+Insert+F12 to says Current Weather information; 2. to change Location, open the Johnny Tools Settings Center to change; 3. If changed, press Ctrl+S to Save and the press Alt+F4 to Exit the Johnny Tools Settings Center. 4. Press Shift+Insert+F12 to says the Hong Kong Weather information;
(Select speech language) 1. Press Control+Alt+F5 to select speech language; 2. Selected a speech language then press OK button.
(Google Speech Recognition1) 1. press Control+Alt+F6 to start dictating; 2. Start speaking in the chosen language; 3. screen reader will announce transcription result from the clipboard.
(Google Speech Recognition2) 1. press Control+Alt+F7 to start dictating; 2. Start speaking in the chosen language; 3. JAWS will show transcription results in the Virtual Viewer.
(Voice Commands) 1. press Control+Alt+F8 to start dictating; 2. Start speaking in the chosen language; 3. Say English or Chinese voice command to open Windows apps.
(Playlist) 1. Press INSERT+SPACEBAR, P to select a radio channel; 2. Selected a channel, press OK button to exit.
(Text To MP3) 1. Selected the text and then press Control+Alt+M to select a source language to convert to MP3;

NVDA

(Super Chinese character description) 1. refer to NVDA Help menu.
(Character Information) 1. Select a character, press Control+Alt+F will announce character information in the dialog.
(Select speech language) 1. press Control+Alt+F5 to select speech language; 2. Selected a speech language then press OK button. (refer to Help menu in the NVDA menu.)
(Google Speech Recognition) 1. press Control+Alt+F6 to start dictating; 2. Start speaking in the chosen language; 3. screen reader will announce transcription result from the clipboard.
(Voice Commands) 1. press Control+Alt+F8 to start dictating; 2. Start speaking in the chosen language; 3. Say English or Chinese voice command to open Windows apps.
(Playlist) 1. Press Insert+N to open NVDA menu, go to Johnny Tools sub-menu, open RTHK Playlist sub-menu; 2. Press enter key to select a radio channel menu item;
(Text To MP3) 1. Selected the text and then press Control+Alt+M to convert to MP3;
(Studio Sound Recorder) 1. press Control+Alt+R to start recording; 2. re-press Control+Alt+R to stop recording;
(Check the Hong Kong weather Reporting) 1. press Control+Insert+F12 or Shift+Insert+F12 to says the Hong Kong Weather information;
(Google translate to Chinese) 1. Select the text and then press Control+Alt+T; 2. Momentarily the translated text will be spoken from clipboard;
(Check stock quotes information) 1. in the editor, select stock quotes and then press Control+Alt+Q; 2. Momentarily open the stock quotes information in Microsoft Excel or Notepad;

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Hot Keys

JAWS

Hot keys: Control+Alt+S Description: Select translate languages. Hot keys: Control+Alt+T Description: Says translated result from the clipboard. Press twice quickly for translated results display in the Virtual Viewer. Hot keys: Control+Alt+F Description: says the Character Information; Press twice quickly for the Character Information display in the Virtual Viewer. Hot keys: Control+Alt+M Description: Run text to MP3 Hot keys: Control+Alt+F5 Description: Select a speech language Hot keys: Control+Alt+F6 Description: Google Speech Recognize - says transcription result from the clipboard Hot keys: Control+Alt+F7 Description: Google Speech Recognize - show more transcription results in the Virtual Viewer Hot keys: Control+Alt+F8 Description: Voice Commands to open Windows apps Hot keys: Windows+INSERT+R Description: run Research It primary location Wiktionary Hot keys: INSERT+SPACEBAR, R Description: Research It dialog box presents a list of locations where you can look up the selected word or phrase. displays lookup sources to Research It. For more details about Research It, please visit JAWS website. http://www.freedomscientific.com/downloads/jaws/JAWS11-whats-new.asp Hot keys: INSERT+SPACEBAR, P Description: Select a radio channel, TV, Hourly News summary or radio drama channel; Hot keys: Control+Insert+F12 / Shift+Insert+F12 Description: Says Current Weather Hot keys: Control+Shift+J Description: about Johnny Tools Braille Instant Translation Editing (BRITE) Hot key: Control+L Description: Left Justify Hot key: Control+E Description: Center Text Hot key: Control+R Description: Right Justify Hot key: F12 Description: Name and save a document Hot key: Control+Shift+F Description: Font setting Hot key: Control+Shift+P Description: Paragraph Properties Hot key: Alt+Shift+P Description: Say page number Hot key: Insert+Delete Description: Say row and column Hot key: Alt+Shift+B Description: Say Braille mode Hot key: Alt+Shift+W Description: Say windows static Hot key: Insert+H Description: Johnny Tools for BRITE hot key help Hot key: Insert+W Description: BRITE tips on navigation / BRITE Windows Key Help Hot key: Control+F1 Description: Go to Johnny Tools website Hot key: Control+Alt+F1 Description: Go to HKBU website

NVDA

Hot key: NVDA+numpad5 Description: Press three times quickly for spells the word using character descriptions. Hot keys: Control+Alt+F Description: shows the Character Information in the dialog Hot keys: Control+Alt+R Description: Studio Sound Recorder Hot keys: Control+Alt+M Description: Run text to MP3 Hot keys: Control+Alt+F5 Description: Select a speech language Hot keys: Control+Alt+F6 Description: Google Speech Recognize - says transcription result from the clipboard Hot keys: Control+Alt+F8 Description: Voice Commands to open Windows apps Hot keys: Control+Insert+F12 or Shift+Insert+F12 Description: Check the Hong Kong weather Reporting Hot keys: Control+Alt+T Description: Multilanguage translated to Chinese Hot keys: Control+Alt+Q Description: Check stock quotes information

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Johnny Tools Version 2018 [2018.1801.08.400] Released on Tuesday, 9 January 2018.
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History Version

  1. Johnny Tools 1.1.0.0
  2. Johnny Tools 1.8.0.2008
  3. Johnny Tools 2.0
  4. Johnny Tools System 3.0
  5. Johnny Tools System Version 4.0
  6. Johnny Tools System Version 5.0
  7. Johnny Tools System Version 5.0 update
  8. Johnny Tools 6.0
  9. Johnny Tools 7.2
  10. Johnny Tools 8.X
  11. Johnny Tools 2018 - 10/15/1017
  12. Johnny Tools 2018 R2 - 1/8/2018





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