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  1. 26 Jan '09 02:03
    I everybody. I m visually impaired and cannot see the board. Is there a way to make moves by algebraic notation? Thanks.
  2. 26 Jan '09 05:10
    Originally posted by Mary Anne Lynskey
    I everybody. I m visually impaired and cannot see the board. Is there a way to make moves by algebraic notation? Thanks.
    It's a good idea, not only for visually impared members, but also for people with primitive mobile connections.
  3. 26 Jan '09 12:43
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    Or use the ZoomIn in Explorer 7 if you already have that...
  4. Standard member Nowakowski
    10. O-O
    27 Jan '09 01:04
    The post that was quoted here has been removed
    if a mod reads this. he should know the decent thing to do.

    -GIN
  5. Standard member Raven69
    Different
    27 Jan '09 01:16 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by Nowakowski
    if a mod reads this. he should know the decent thing to do.

    -GIN
    Yes, beat Trev over the head with his own keyboard...
  6. 27 Jan '09 01:24
    Can anyone tell me any site that allows moves by keyboard? It's not just the visually-impaired, faulty motor control restricts the use of a mouse for precise clicking. There is a big market out there in providing additional ways to do things.
  7. Subscriber Russ
    RHP Code Monkey
    27 Jan '09 11:07 / 1 edit
    Originally posted by MissOleum
    Can anyone tell me any site that allows moves by keyboard? It's not just the visually-impaired, faulty motor control restricts the use of a mouse for precise clicking. There is a big market out there in providing additional ways to do things.
    This comes up quite often, mainly for accessibility on mobile devices.

    I will try to make this available soon, if possible.
  8. 28 Jan '09 00:45
    Originally posted by Russ
    This comes up quite often, mainly for accessibility on mobile devices.

    I will try to make this available soon, if possible.
    In the meantime ...
    try this -

    Get firefox (http://getfirefox.com)
    Get greasemonkey (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748)

    Install this script -
    http://rhp42.110mb.com/gm_scripts/type_move.user.js

    Once installed you should ONLY use the text input. The board will probably still allow moves to be made and highlight accordingly - but ONLY THE TEXT FIELDS WILL BE SUBMITTED!. You could quite easily end up with a move on screen that looks safe whilst you've typed in a move that is not. The typed in move will take precedence one this script is installed.
  9. 28 Jan '09 06:05
    Originally posted by orangutan
    In the meantime ...
    try this -

    Get firefox (http://getfirefox.com)
    Get greasemonkey (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748)

    Install this script -
    http://rhp42.110mb.com/gm_scripts/type_move.user.js

    Once installed you should [b]ONLY
    use the text input. The board will probably still allow moves to be made and highlight accordingl ...[text shortened]... ped in a move that is not. The typed in move will take precedence one this script is installed.[/b]
    Sounds a bit dangerous...
  10. 28 Jan '09 17:56
    Originally posted by FabianFnas
    Sounds a bit dangerous...
    Not dangerous.

    Simply that the text will take precedence over the mouse made moves. If you don't enter anything in the text boxes then it thinks there is no move to make, regardless of what you done on the board.

    If I get time I'll update the script to fill in the text boxes based on the mouse made moves too.
  11. Subscriber cashthetrash
    PoPeYe
    29 Jan '09 03:25
    Originally posted by Russ
    This comes up quite often, mainly for accessibility on mobile devices.

    I will try to make this available soon, if possible.
    That is very kind and accommodating for you and others to help those who need some special assistance because of reasons beyond their control. It makes the world a better place. Thank you for doing the right thing, as I knew you would.
  12. Subscriber cashthetrash
    PoPeYe
    29 Jan '09 03:26
    Originally posted by orangutan
    Not dangerous.

    Simply that the text will take precedence over the mouse made moves. If you don't enter anything in the text boxes then it thinks there is no move to make, regardless of what you done on the board.

    If I get time I'll update the script to fill in the text boxes based on the mouse made moves too.
    You have a great mind. Thank you for helping others.
  13. 29 Jan '09 06:03
    Originally posted by orangutan
    Not dangerous.

    Simply that the text will take precedence over the mouse made moves. If you don't enter anything in the text boxes then it thinks there is no move to make, regardless of what you done on the board.

    If I get time I'll update the script to fill in the text boxes based on the mouse made moves too.
    Would be less dangerous...
  14. 06 Feb '09 22:35
    Originally posted by orangutan
    In the meantime ...
    try this -

    Get firefox (http://getfirefox.com)
    Get greasemonkey (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748)

    Install this script -
    http://rhp42.110mb.com/gm_scripts/type_move.user.js

    Once installed you should [b]ONLY
    use the text input. The board will probably still allow moves to be made and highlight accordingl ...[text shortened]... ped in a move that is not. The typed in move will take precedence one this script is installed.[/b]
    ..
  15. 06 Feb '09 22:35
    Originally posted by orangutan
    In the meantime ...
    try this -

    Get firefox (http://getfirefox.com)
    Get greasemonkey (https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/748)

    Install this script -
    http://rhp42.110mb.com/gm_scripts/type_move.user.js

    Once installed you should [b]ONLY
    use the text input. The board will probably still allow moves to be made and highlight accordingl ...[text shortened]... ped in a move that is not. The typed in move will take precedence one this script is installed.[/b]
    New script uploaded.
    It's been tested thoroughly.

    Moves are entered using algebraic notation - there are two new fields by the submit button where you enter the 'from' and 'to' co-ordinates.

    When you make a move using the mouse in the usual way, the text fields update to show the move made.
    When you enter a move using the text fields then the board reverts back to the initial state.
    When I get time (unlikely) I'll get a version that moves the board inline with what has been typed.

    New script is here -
    http://rhp42.110mb.com/gm_scripts/type_move.user.js