Reported by jteh on 2009-09-23 06:50
From Felix Grützmacher and Lars Bjørndal:
If NVDA finds a Braille display but no sound card, it would be great if it didn’t exit. This way, users could install their sound drivers while using NVDA with a Braille display.
At this stage, NVDA isn't going to work "out of the box" like this because it does not currently auto-detect braille displays. However, it should be possible to do this with a preconfigured NVDA; e.g. loaded on a USB stick or on flash storage in the display itself.
I suspect that tones is probably the problem here. We should already fall back to silence if eSpeak fails, so this should be fine.
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Comment 2 by jteh on 2009-11-24 01:07
Also useful to sighted testers who use the display synth on systems with no audio hardware.
Changed title from "NVDA should work without audio output if a braille display is available" to "NVDA should work without audio output"