A Winning Combination: How Voiceover and Hable Improve Typing for the Visually Impaired
VoiceOver is an accessibility feature on Apple devices that allows people with visual impairments to use their device without relying on sight. When using Hable with VoiceOver to edit text, there are several functions that can be helpful for users to know:
- Typing: When using VoiceOver, users can type text by selecting the text input field and then typing on the keyboard. As they type, VoiceOver will announce each letter or word that they input. They can also use the Hable keyboard commands to type special characters, such as punctuation or emojis.
- Selecting Text: To select text, users can Hable shortcuts to move the VoiceOver cursor to the desired position, and then select the text. They can also select text by character, word or select an entire paragraph.
- Copy, Cut, and Paste: Once text is selected, users can use the standard copy, cut, and paste functions to move or duplicate the selected text. To do this, they can use the Hable shortcuts to access the copy, cut, and paste functions.
- Undo and Redo: Users can undo or redo changes they have made to the text.
- Navigation: Hable allows users to quickly navigate through a document or text field by using a variety of gestures. For example, they can move between letters,move between lines, or move between words.
Overall, Hable with VoiceOver provides a wide range of tools and functions to help users edit text on their Apple device, even if they cannot see the screen. With these functions, users can type, select, edit, and format text with ease, allowing them to use their device in a way that is comfortable and accessible for them.