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  1. Eloquence and Vocalizer Expressive Add-on for NVDA

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    This add-on brings the popular Eloquence and Vocalizer Text-To-Speech synthesizers to NVDA, bundled as a single product. It can be used whether you have installed NVDA or are running it portably. With Eloquence, 10 languages are supported, and 45 languages are supported with Vocalizer. 10% of all sales are donated to NV Access to support the NVDA project.

  2. Microsoft Word Training for NVDA (eBook)

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    Microsoft Word with NVDA eBook is the second module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. Suitable for the new and existing user of Microsoft Word wishing to improve proficiency. This module assumes that the user has completed the “Basic Training for NVDA” module, or has equivalent knowledge.

    Topics covered include: Getting started with Microsoft Word, proofreading, styles, tables, page layout, referencing, inserting, collaboration and sharing and customising Word options.

    The purchase price of this product supports the work of NV Access and our ability to provide the NVDA screen reading software free of charge. If you would like to sample the style of the material prior to purchasing, we have made an extract of the Basic Training for NVDA module freely available on our website.

    Included in this package: ePub, HTML, Word Docx and kfx (Kindle).

  3. Microsoft Excel Training for NVDA (eBook)

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    Microsoft Excel with NVDA is the third module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. Suitable for the new and existing user of Microsoft Excel wishing to improve proficiency. This module assumes that the user has completed the “Basic Training for NVDA” module, or has equivalent knowledge.

    Topics covered include: Getting started with Excel, using headers, multiple worksheets, formulas, cell references, named ranges, tables, the elements list, text and number formatting, sorting, filtering, using charts, protecting and sharing workbooks.

    This eBook version of the training module includes the following formats:

    • .epub: An electronic book format readable in many standalone book readers as well as book reading apps on smartphones and computers.
    • .html: A web page readable in any web browser
    • .docx: A Microsoft Word file
    • .kfx: Used in Amazon Kindle readers and the Kindle app for PC (version 1.19 or later required)

    The purchase price of this product supports the work of NV Access and our ability to provide the NVDA screen reading software free of charge. If you would like to sample the style of the material prior to purchasing, we have made an extract of the Basic Training for NVDA module freely available on our website.

  4. Basic Training for NVDA (Downloadable Audio)

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    This downloadable audio version of Basic Training for NVDA is the first module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. Suitable for the new and existing user wishing to improve proficiency.

    Topics covered include: Getting started with NVDA and Windows, basic configuration, writing and editing text, document formatting, file management, multi-tasking, browsing the web, using the review cursor and object navigation.

    Downloadable audio includes MP3 files, with Daisy markup. Quality is 64kpbs and the MP3 files have ID3 tags for identification in players which support displaying track and artist information. The download size is approximately 180 MB.

    The purchase price of this product supports the work of NV Access and our ability to provide the NVDA screen reading software free of charge.

    If you would like to sample the book before purchasing, we have made a Basic NVDA Training MP3 Sample. This sample mp3 file contains Chapter 1 (Introduction) and Chapter 11 (Review Cursor). Note that the audio sample is provided in one MP3 file, to enable it to be streamed directly from the web. The full version is broken up into topics and activities and includes full Daisy markup.

  5. Basic Training for NVDA (Braille hard copy)

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    This physical braille book of Basic Training for NVDA is the first module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader. Suitable for the new and existing user wishing to improve proficiency.

    Topics covered include: Getting started with NVDA and Windows, basic configuration, writing and editing text, document formatting, file management, multi-tasking, browsing the web, using the review cursor and object navigation.

    Braille is printed double sided in English Unified Braille code, spanning several volumes. Printing is undertaken by Horizons for the Blind and is shipped to you by the US Postal Service marked as Articles for the Blind. Therefore it may take several weeks to receive the item.

    The purchase price of this product supports the work of NV Access and our ability to provide the NVDA screen reading software free of charge.

    If you would like to sample the book before purchasing, we have made a an extract freely available on our website. The Basic NVDA Training eBook Sample contains Chapter 1 (Introduction) and Chapter 11 (Review Cursor).

  6. Microsoft Word Training for NVDA

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    Microsoft Word with NVDA is the second module in the official set of training materials for learning to use the free NVDA screen reader.  Suitable for the new and existing user of Microsoft Word wishing to improve proficiency.  This module assumes that the user has completed the “Basic Training for NVDA” module, or has equivalent knowledge.

    Topics covered include: Getting started with Microsoft Word, proofreading, styles, tables, page layout, referencing, inserting, collaboration and sharing and customising Word options. 

    The purchase price of this product supports the work of NV Access and our ability to provide the NVDA screen reading software free of charge. If you would like to sample the style of the material prior to purchasing, we have made an extract of the Basic Training for NVDA module freely available on our website.