[Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?

paras shah parashah23 at gmail.com
Tue May 25 20:56:25 EDT 2010


I agree, the stream should have a go to percent and go to time feature
in the book shelf folder.

On 5/25/10, Steve Zielinski <steveziel at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Yes, thanks for the clarification.  Rebecca wrote me on this as well, and I
> didn't understand what she was writing about with her original message.I
> hope I got it now.  Rebecca can use the number 5 key to get the percentage
> of the book read, which might be of help at times.  Also one can put a
> bookmark at a location to read from later.  I wonder if the go to time can
> be implemented into the stream software, or is it not possible because of
> the way the book is marked up by the nls themselves?
>
> Can't say, don't know.
> Thanks,
> Steve
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>   Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 3:10 PM
>   Subject: Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
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>   Um, I think she was talking about doing it on the Stream.  We haven't a
> whole lot of input to the NLS DTB machine at this point, I don't think.  In
> fact, though, you can do a lot on the NLS end with some careful use of
> holding down Fast-Forward and Rewind keys and then checking your progress
> with the Info button.  Just to be able to jump the Stream to a particular
> spot of interest in time would be helpful and would be a step in speeding up
> coordination of the Stream and NLS player.
>
>   Cheers,
>   Jerry
>
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>         "Steve Zielinski" <steveziel at sbcglobal.net>
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>         05/25/2010 03:07 PM
>        To "Rebecca Kragnes" <rebeccak at tcq.net>, "Victor Stream List"
> <vrstream at vrstreamusers.org>
>               cc
>               Subject Re: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in
> dtb?
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>   I don't think it can be done on the nls dtb as there is no keypad to enter
> time interval information.  The closest you can do is get the chapter
> name/number, and/or the time on the stream and then use that information to
> get close with the nls player.  With the advanced version of the player the
> information key will give you the current time elapsed.  With the standard
> player, I think the only way to get that is to turn the player off and then
> on again, and it will read the remaining time left in the book.  Note this
> isn't the elapsed time, but the remaining time, which is a bit of a bother,
> as you have to do some calculating or pay attention to the remaining time
> information that the stream tells you.
>   Best,
>   Steve
>   ----- Original Message -----
>   From: Rebecca Kragnes
>   To: Victor Stream List
>   Sent: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 10:39 AM
>   Subject: [Vrstream] does anyone else want go to time in dtb?
>
>   Even though we can use time jump and fast forward and rewind to get close,
> between older books with no headings in the book proper and reading on the
> NLS player part time and the Stream the other, I think having a go to time
> feature in dtb would be very cool.  Perhaps there's a valid reason they
> can't do it, although it seems to me I've seen it in other folders.  The go
> to page is nice for bookshare books with pages, but a go to time would sure
> be handy for nls books, especially those without many headings.  Can anyone
> explain this to me please?
>   Rebecca Kragnes and Zane (Black Labrador and Seeing Eye Dog)
>   rebeccak at tcq.net
>   http://www.rebeccak.com
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