[sword-devel] The SWORD Project and ScreenReaders for the Visually impaired

Daniel Glassey dglassey at gmail.com
Thu Feb 16 03:18:23 MST 2006

On 15/02/06, Josh Gould <kc8eqa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Greetings,
> After doing a bit of thinking and then not being able to locate the
> archives so I can search them too, I was wondering what the
> functionality was between The SWORD for Windows Front end and the JAWS
> for Windows screen reader. My primary reason for asking is that I've
> never seen any bible study software that was accessable, which is a
> problem that plauges most software. As my girlfriend is blind, I'd
> like for her to be able to study the Word on her computer where she
> can take better notes, and compare translations a little bit better
> than switching files or CD's. Another option that strikes me as a
> possiblity is to run a program off of the API that is accessible. I'll
> be doing some research so if any one does respond we can compare
> notes.

To be fair to the competition I think I remember that Online Bible has
good JAWS support - mentioned in the help or in the install or
something (not that I know anyone that has used it, just that it is


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