x Font magnification now supported in Office 2016 Zoom Text’s x Font magnification now provides smooth magnified text in Microsoft Office 2016 applications, including Outlook, Word and Excel.
“Zoom Text News” now delivered when starting Zoom Text Zoom Text’s current lineup of multiple monitor modes and settings are now complete.
Zoom Text Keyboard banner now appears on the active view When using the version 4 Zoom Text Keyboard software and Zoom Text 10.1 in one of the Multi View modes (on a multiple monitor system) the Zoom Text Keyboard banner will now always appear on the active view.
Improved support for Java-based applications Zoom Text now has improved support for the Java Access Bridge, providing improved accessibility in Java-based applications that are designed to support the Java Access Bridge.
Support for Abacus accounting application Zoom Text now supports the Abacus accounting application (a Java-based application).
Changing the default web browser in Windows 10 For web browsing in Windows 10, Microsoft recommends that users of assistive technology avoid the new default Edge browser and switch to Internet Explorer or another browser you may have used in Windows 8.1 or Windows 7. In the Windows 10 Search box, type “Default Programs” and then press the Enter key.
The Windows Settings will open with the Default apps settings displayed. In the Choose default apps list, change the Web browser setting from Microsoft Edge to another browser that is supported by Zoom Text. Contacts are now properly tracked, highlighted and spoken in Outlook 2010 In Microsoft Outlook 2010, when contacts were displayed in card view, Zoom Text’s would not track, highlight or speak the contact information. Extraneous tracking in Office ribbons eliminated In Microsoft Office 20, when clicking on certain items in the user interface ribbons, Zoom Text’s magnified view would sometimes track to the wrong location. Use of the Zoom Text Camera now available when using multiple monitors The Zoom Text Camera feature is now available when using multiple monitors with Zoom Text’s Multiple Monitor Support feature.
Note: The recommended browser is Internet Explorer. x Font text magnification now available in Chrome build 52 Zoom Text’s x Font text magnification has been restored in build 52 of Google Chrome.
x Font text magnification restored in Windows 10 Start menu In a previous Zoom Text update release, Zoom Text’s x Font text magnification stopped working in the Windows 10 Start menu. IE11 window now properly displayed in Doc Reader Ticker view When using Internet Explorer 11 (IE11) and reading web pages in Zoom Text’s Doc Reader Ticker View, the 1x view of the web page was not properly displayed. Zoom Text hotkeys now working properly in Windows 10 universal apps In a previous Zoom Text update release, Zoom Text’s hotkeys stopped working in the Windows 10 universal apps, such as Notepad and the Control Panel apps. Outlook email list views now spoken properly by Mouse Echo In Microsoft Outlook 2010, Zoom Text’s Mouse Echo was not properly echoing the details of each email item in Outlook’s Inbox, including the sender, subject and time/date of the email. Zoom Text’s Program Echo now working in the Office 2016 VBA editor When using the VBA editor in Office 2016 applications, Zoom Text program echo was not working. Fix for loss of tracking in Zoom Text’s About dialogs In Zoom Text’s About dialog, tracking would stop working when navigating between the fields in the dialog tabs. Released June, 2016 Improved support for Internet Explorer 11 Zoom Text now has improved support for accessibility technologies used in Internet Explorer 11, providing improved compatibility and stability when using the Internet Explorer 11 browser.On a periodic basis, when starting Zoom Text the latest news and announcements from Ai Squared are presented in the new “Zoom Text News” window.Zoom Text News keeps you informed of product updates and upgrades, special sales offers, training and show events, and more.Punctuations now read properly when using Text Reading commands in Microsoft Word and other applications In Microsoft Word and other applications, when using Zoom Text’s Text Reading commands and reading by word using the CTRL RIGHT ARROW and CTRL LEFT ARROW commands, the punctuations and hyphens embedded in words were not properly read.Instead the word prior to the punctuation or the words in which the hyphen was embedded would be repeated. Fix for loss of x Font magnification in the Windows 10 Start menu When opening the Windows 10 Start menu, Zoom Text would sometimes fail to display the Start menu text with smooth x Font magnification. Fix for viewport tracking to opposite desktop when minimizing the Zoom Text UI When using Zoom Text’s multiple monitor support and closing the Zoom Text user interface, sometimes the magnified view would track to the opposite desktop. Released March, 2016 New multiple monitor features and documentation now complete Zoom Text’s current lineup of multiple monitor modes and settings are now complete.Support for Zypher Passport When using Zoom Text in the Zypher Passport terminal emulation software, Zoom Text now tracks when typing or moving the text cursor.