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comment How to pause TTS in Mac Safari when not using full VoiceOver mode?
Hm, was looking up the same issue again, found my old question here. I don't think VoiceOver can be trimmed back all that much, like to just using for occasional TTS (text to speech). In the VoiceOver Utility, under Verbosity, it doesn't let you completely turn things off. if you do Custom for an item and then disable all the check boxes, it says "Invalid setting"
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Running newer copy of XCode under /Apps, updated tools, but same lib error
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comment Software to clean up photos of whiteboards and documents?
I think scanR went away or had problems. Non-open-source on the Mac there's Prizmo (via the app store), use the "Homogenize" feature.
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comment How to pause TTS in Mac Safari when not using full VoiceOver mode?
Wow, that's pretty cool. Sadly on the Mac it's a bit glitchy, like skips or ticks on a record player. Also, though I set hotkeys, I couldn't get it to actually pause. Also, clicking the big Pause/Resume button only changes the volume, even though I'm clicking in the center area white area (where I think the pause button is supposed to be). But this is encouraging, maybe there's some other plugins out there!
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comment How to pause TTS in Mac Safari when not using full VoiceOver mode?
That's good information, at least I know that there's not some other secret keystroke I'm just not finding, so I can stop looking for it! I know Voice Over is customizable, so maybe I can turn off a ton of things I don't want... A BETTER option might be a plugin for any of the 3 browsers that can talk back and forth with the TTS engine. Maybe it could either get feedback from the tts engine, or maybe estimate the stopping point based on text length and rate, maybe err on the side of backing up just a bit. Thanks again for the info, hope we can get some other ideas going....
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comment How do you go from VESA 100x100 to VESA 200x200?
Thanks for the suggestion, and this is what I eventually did. But it was VERY dangerous if you don't have the right tools. Even with a vice, a good drill, and a special metal drill bit, it was hard to drill the holes larger. The metal came lose many times, almost cutting my hand, etc. I think you'd need an actual drill press to do this properly, not just a drill and vice.
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