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EZReader - Main Page Help

    

EZReader System:

EZReader consists of over 30 custom applications designed to give vision-impaired users improved access to computer capabilities. This is the Help page for the EZReader Book Reader application.

EZReader Main Page Help

Return to the main EZReader Help page.

 OverView

The EZReader main page is the launch page for opening all of the 30 EZReader applications. It can also display system messages and links for external URLs

 Main Screen Shot

The Main screen has 6 rows of navigation/action icons. The right-most icon, the "Menu" icon, is used to move through all available rows of icons.

The menu icon consist of multiple dots, where the number of dots tells you how many rows of navigation/action icons are supported by the current screen. The dot with the white center indicates which row is currently displayed.

As with all navigation/action icons, right click on the icon to see a description of what the icon will do.

Row 1 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit

Icon 2: Book Reader

Icon 3: File Editor

Icon 4: Email

Icon 5: Calendar

Icon 6: Camera

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

Row 2 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit

Icon 2: Grid

Icon 3: Calendar

Icon 4: Screen Magnifier

Icon 5: Internet Browser

Icon 6 Online Chat

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

Row 3 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit

Icon 2: Clock

Icon 3: Timer

Icon 4: Alarm

Icon 5: JukeBox

Icon 6: Image Gallery

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

Row 4 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit

Icon 2: Solitaire

Icon 3: 15 Puzzle

Icon 4: Mines

Icon 5: Word Find

Icon 6: Match

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

Row 5 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit the application

Icon 2: Weather

Icon 3: User Colors

Icon 4: Eye Chart

Icon 5: Matrix Screen Saver

Icon 6: Dark Screen Saver

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

Row 6 Icons

Icon actions are as follows:

Icon 1: Exit the application

Icon 2: Online Update

Icon 3: Local Backup

Icon 4: Import Files

Icon 5: Import Books (to Library)

Icon 6: Settings

Icon 7: Next row of navigation/action icons

 Main Screen Messages

There are 3 optional items that can be displayed on the main page, enabled through the Settings applications.

  • Appointment Alert - whether there are appointment on the current day
  • Current Email Account - EZReader supports multiple email account
  • Links - URLs which will be opened in the user's default browser

 Main Screen Navigation Graphic

An image of all 6 rows of icons can be displayed. Clicking on an icon in the graphic is the same as clicking on the same navigation/action icon.

The rows of icons in the graphic match those of the 6 rows of navigation/actions icons:

    Reader   Editor   Email   Calendar   Camera
     
    Grid   Calculator   Screen Magnifier   Internet Browser   Online Chat
     
    Clock   Timer   Alarm   JukeBox   Image Gallery
     
    Solitaire   15 Puzzle   Mines   Word Find   Match
     
    Weather   User Colors   Eye Chart   Matrix Saver   Dark Saver
     
    Online Update   Local Backup   Import Files   Import Books   Settings

The keyboard shortcut Ctl-G toggles display of the navigation graphic.