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  1. Eye Dropper

    Could you add the eye dropper feature to Word?

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    1 comment  ·  Word - Office Accessiblity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. videos reading out actions

    For some reason when I watch videos on either VLC or the inbuilt media player, on some of the videos it gives me a read out to what is happening on the screen and I can't work out how to make It go away

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  3. App for dictation for customers that cant splle

    a app for dictation any were everywhere on window 10.

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    1 comment  ·  Windows Speech Recognition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. In Copilot - disable controller buttons and/or map multiple buttons to the same function

    I'd like to request the ability to disable controller buttons or map multiple buttons to the same function while using copilot.

    First off - I believe copilot is a wonderful concept. But, in certain situations it is limited by having a complete 1 to 1 correlation between each controller. If we were able to simplify the secondary controller by disabling buttons or alternatively mapping the same function on multiple buttons I believe we would be able to expand the copilot function to a broad user base.

    As it is, my son does not posses the fine motor skills to hit…

    2 votes
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  5. Support for individuals living with left Homonymous Hemianopsia

    There should a facility for change the order of a display so that the list of folders can be positioned on the right hand side of the screen.

    Whilst this request has been raised against Outlook, the problem applies to all Microsoft products designed for the Windows environment and products developed using Microsoft development tools. eg File Explorer, order of tabs on the toolbar for all applications.

    Note that Homonymous Hemianopsia is often linked to individuals who have had a stroke and they may have other disabilities.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Outlook - Office Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Vibration motors

    My son uses the adaptive controller, which is absolutely amazing by the way. The only thing that is really missing is the rumble force feedback that you get from regular controllers. It would be awesome to have a separate pack that had the rumble motors in it that you could Velcro to your arm or Wherever so you could feel the shots being fired from your gun. My son uses a proximity sensor so there is really no tactile feedback at all and I think if there was a way to introduce the feedback you get from the regular controllers…

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  7. 2 votes
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  8. I want to share an email opened in OUTLOOK in my notebook to one my colleague through WEB-whatsapp

    Just now I am working in OUTLOOK in my notebook. I just want to share an email through web-whatsapp to one of my colleague. I couldnt find any option.

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  9. Win10 should fix the dll files

    Either a switch back to exe or better programming I should not have to lose over a quarter of my CPU capability from background windows. I'm using a laptop with a 2018 i7 and 16GB of RAM I can't imagine how the average workplace computer can function. Not to mention how this shortens my computer lifespan and has not noticeably improved my experience.

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  10. On blueray player, allow different audio tracks between xbox controller and tv speakers for purpose of personal audio description

    Hi, it would be amazing, using the blue-ray player on xbox one s, to have the audio description soundtrack playing through headphones plugged into the xbox controller whilst the normal track plays from the TV emulating what you get in the cinema. It would require running two soundtracks a the same time which might create syncing issues, but it if could be done it would be fantastic. Thanks. Watching films with other people is important and having them describe it is often not the best solution.

    2 votes
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  11. Hearing Aid Features on Win10 and Surface Pro

    To include a ‘hearing aid’ feature option on Windows 10 and Surface Pro’s to seamlessly connect to hearing aids when using Microsoft Teams. This feature is already available on iPhones but makes conference & content sharing views difficult to see.

    https://www.apple.com/uk/accessibility/iphone/hearing/

    4 votes
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  12. Fix your stupid controllers

    Starts moving so quickly i nearly had a siezure it went so fast that i wanted to die go fix your xboxs or controllers

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  13. Stop using click here, or here for hyperlinks

    I'm probably posting this in the wrong location but this was the closest forum I could find.
    I want to make an appeal to Microsoft's Accessibillity champions to run some internal training for the folk that prepare Microsoft's web page content and promotional emails. Please teach them how to write effective link text rather than using 'click here' .

    Contextual text links have been a Web Content Accessibilty Guidelines (WCAG) requirement for a very long time now. And giving users an instruction to click something is not inclusive; mobile users tap, keyboard users press enter, etc
    I'm trying to get…

    12 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Access - Office Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. banner

    Windows Narrator Cannot read the Windows Interactive Logon Banner. Please update Narrator to read the Logon Banner in all supported Windows OS's.

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  15. Better family controls

    The family controls for screen time is a heavy hassle whn you have many kids registrered ( I have 3) I would like all a slider system, or quick allotment of time and days, with possibility to granting special time on given dates. The system as of today harkens to late 90ties and really bad. Having to delete old entries etc - please remove this time consumer.

    2 votes
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  16. Better Windows 10 Dark Mode

    Hi
    It's just a few suggestions about Windows 10: Dark Mode.
    It's better to ReDesign File Explorer in Dark Mode AND use More Attractive & Better Colors AND make the Texts (file names,etc) more Readable.
    Put Option to Set Dark Mode for Each Program (Settings,File Explorer,etc) Separately.
    AND a Schedule to set Turn on & Turn off TIME (Like Night light).
    I hope you think about these.

    1 vote
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  17. i am planning to provide the education to the to the disabled peoples

    so i need some help from microsoft like personalised email address for the people to use that features

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Accessibility Webinar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. It's harassment rather than access for those who actually use and need public access computers and Microsoft Office Suite accessibility. js

    Title:>It's harassment rather than access for those who actually use and need public access computers and Microsoft Office Suite accessibility, especially if their own pc, computer, phone, or other essential device is vandalized and/or stolen.

    It is becoming a problem that esteemed, retired, temporarily out of commission, &/or disabled established authority figures in Los Angeles have and currently are having a problem using the resources over which they expand, use, and develop the rules for and find/deliver the funds for the general and specific fund classes that are necessary for those resources to be used, to be distributed city-wide, and…

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  19. Assistive Click/ Touch

    I have mild Athetoid Cerebral Palsy and I take anxiety medicine and I suffer from involuntary movements and shaking from the following. I like this medicine and I don't want to switch medicines because my mental health is more important for me. I notice I keep clicking on items I do not intend to click on and it is frustrating. I will even close windows, tabs, or open extra applications that I don't want to use. Over all, I am thinking there must be a way to make life easier.

    2 votes
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  20. Have an Easy Contact UK Email Address For Customers with Brain Damage... :)

    Have an Easy Contact UK Email Helpline Address For Customers with Brain Damage PLEASE... :)

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