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  1. Change ruler angle by x degrees

    The Windows Ink Workspace can be improved... especially for those without touchscreen (the majority I guess)
    My suggestion: clicking or double clicking on the ruler changes the angle by (10) degrees. Using the scrollwheel works, but is not a great experience...

    3 votes
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      1 comment  ·  OneNote - Office Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add a pronunciation dictionary to Narrator

      This is a feature that is found in all the other major screen readers. Narrator should include a pronunciation dictionary to customize how the speech synthesizer pronounces certain words if the default pronunciation is incorrect. This is usually done by entering the correct spelling of the word followed by a misspelled version that is pronounced correctly by the TTS voice. Whenever Narrator encounters the correct spelling of the word, it will speak it using the custom pronunciation rule.

      12 votes
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      • Please speak the keyboard typing in your tutorials of microsoft virtual academy.

        .Microsoft virtual academy is a very useful service for learning. But the blind people cannot understand it easily. I request you to speak keyboard commands and typing on the keyboard. Thanks

        9 votes
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        • 5 votes
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            4 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Outlook - Office Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • the ability for narrator to work in windows PE

              as of yet narrator does not function when running windows pe.
              example of this, make a recovery drive boot from the drive press control plus windows plus enter narrator does not work.
              thanks for considdering my request

              8 votes
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              • problem in font size symbol fetcher in win 10 creators update

                There was a fetcher that allowed the enlargement of the font symbols...i would like it to be back, the fact that there is a magnifier does not solve this problem. some of the people do not need magnifier at all only the enlargement of the font under the symbol

                8 votes
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                • XBOX Live Enforcement Action and Code of Conduct punishment should be taken lightly for people of disability

                  I get a lot of enforcement action from XBOX Live by other players that report me cause I can't control my actions of sending messages to other players
                  Im the type of person who isn't abusive or threatening
                  But I attend to over exaggerate on peoples gameplay abilities and I try not to say anything bad.
                  But as well I don't want to be permanently suspended in the future as I have a disability and I love playing online
                  The people who I chat on the Disability Answer Desk doesn't provide the help that we should be getting as I…

                  5 votes
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                  • bing inspired me back ;on fresh paint app

                    bing inspired me back on all fresh paint and window store more like the way it was before ten dont like the new one

                    5 votes
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                    • for narrator to have more voices like microsoft mark

                      it would be great if narrator had more nachural sounding voices like microsoft mark clear, crisp and easy to understand
                      microsoft mark seembs to be more responsive compared to the other voices.

                      7 votes
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                      • 4 votes
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                        • 5 votes
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                          • Windows 10s Download

                            Please consider making Windows 10s available as a download for older computers. This operating system may work better on older computers and laptops making extending their usefulness. This would be especially helpful for those who may have lower incomes including people with disabilities, students, older citizens, etc.

                            5 votes
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                            • El reconocimiento de voz de windows

                              Por mi discapacidad (ELA (miembros superiores)) utilizo el Reconocimiento de voz de Windows en mi computador con Windows 10 Me siento realmente emocionado en poder utilizar mi computador con windows diez sin utilizar mis manos. Sería interesante que este mismo dispositivo estuviera incluido en celulares Nokia Lumia. OJALA!

                              2 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Windows Speech Recognition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Improve the Accessibility of Windows SIM for Screen Reader Users

                                There are two main accessibility issues with the Windows System Image Manager (SIM), part of the Assessment and Deployment Kit (ADK). First, when you use your screen reader's right-click function to access the right-click menu for the selected component or package, the click targeting is several lines below where the system focus is located. Additionally, you cannot use Shift+F10 to access the context menu. Could these issues please be remedied? These problems were found in the ADK Insider Preview, Build 16288. I am using JAWS 2018 Public Beta.

                                2 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Ease of Access  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 7 votes
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                                  • 4 votes
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                                    • Dyslexic interactive

                                      I feel that being able to verbally interact with Windows would have a powerful effect on a dyslexic senior ability to engage in word!

                                      3 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Word - Office Accessiblity  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Outlook - clearly show destination when moving an email into a folder

                                        In Outlook 2013 I cannot tell which folder I am moving an email into. The color options do not provide a clear trail when I drop an email from the Inbox into a folder. I am low vision; if it goes into the wrong folder, I will never find it.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • an audable sound when win pe is booted so people who can't see will know when the re enviroment has loaded

                                          the ability for win pe /win re to have an audable sound when win pe is booted so people who can't see will know when the re enviroment has loaded
                                          I believe this would be very useful to people like me who don't have any site.

                                          5 votes
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