Re: HELP: Editor for Blind People
James <pkx166h <at> gmail.com>
2014-09-20 04:28:24 GMT
On 20/09/14 00:29, lilypond-user-request <at> gnu.org wrote:
> HELP: Editor for Blind People
> Antonio Gervasoni <agervasoni <at> gmail.com>
> 19/09/14 22:58
> lilypond-user <at> gnu.org
> Hi all! I'm trying to help one of my students who is blind. He will be soon
> taking courses where he's going to be asked to produce arrangements in the
> form of printed scores.
> My problem is that I can't find the right editor for him. I need help to
> choose the most appropriate one. Here's what I need to sort out:
> 1. He will need to be able to navigate quickly between the documents, the
> log and the midi player
> 2. The log has to be readable (in Frescobaldi you can't place a cursor in
> the log and navigate through it as in a text document)
> 3. The editor must have the ability to jump directly to the line where an
> error is located, and from there to the next error, if there is more than
> I have tried with Frescobaldi and Elysium but none seems a good choice.
> Emacs and Vim are possible candidates but there's little information about
> them. Also, I would need soom help on how to install any of them (they seem
> pretty complicated to set up
> I would appreciate very much any help!
What I would also encourage you to do is to send an email to Wilbert or
add your suggestions to Frescobaldi's own tracker to maybe say why it
isn't a good choice.
As an all-in-one editor for LilyPond it really is nice (and
cross-platform) and Wilbert is very responsive.
Is there any particular reason that your student cannot 'keep it simple'
and use a text editor or lilypad that comes with a mac (which is very
simple but does the job)?
You would have 3 windows (editor, log and Preview.app for output) but I
am not sure (not being blind) how much more cumbersome that is that an
all in one IDE that has multiple windows.
On Windows I just use notepad++