[Nfbnet-members-list] Fwd: New e-mail functions for NFB-NEWSLINE
dandrews at visi.com
Fri Feb 14 03:45:05 UTC 2014
>From: Scott White <swhite at nfb.org>
>To: David Andrews <dandrews at visi.com>
>Subject: New e-mail functions for NFB-NEWSLINE
>Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2014 22:02:04 -0500 (EST)
>You are receiving this communication because you are subscribed to
>the NFB-NEWSLINE audio information source.
>February 13, 2014
>A New E-mail Feature added to NFB-NEWSLINE for telephone and Web
>News on Demand users
>The E-Mail system on NFB-NEWSLINE has been modified to allow you to
>send a section of a publication or the full text of a publication
>directly to your E-Mail in box.
>For a number of years, you have been able to press the pound nine
>key while listening to a publication article and have it sent to you
>via e-mail for your personal use Now NFB-NEWSLINE has released a new
>feature that will still allow you to receive that publication
>article like you have grown to enjoy. , and in addition you can now
>have the full publication or a section of that publication sent to
>you via e-mail as well!
>Here is how it works on the telephone, navigate to an article of the
>publication of interest and press the pound key, followed by the
>nine key you will now be presented with a menu that will have three
>options. After pressing pound nine, you will hear a prompt saying,
>Please indicate which part of this content you would like to receive
>by e-mail. In order to get the text of the current article sent to
>you in the body of an e-mail, press 2, In order to get the full
>section that contains the article that you are listening to sent to
>you via e-mail, press 3, And in order to get the full publication
>containing all the articles for that issue delivered to your in box,
>press 4. Finally, press the 1 key to verify your email address and
>return back to the article that you were reading, prior to pressing
>the pound nine key combination.
>Those of you using the NFB-NEWSLINE Online Service to read your
>publications on Web News on Demand can also e-mail full copies of
>the publications and full sections of those publications to
>yourselves. To have the entire full publication sent to you in
>e-mail, select your publication of interest and then click on the
>E-mail full paper or E-mail full magazine link, depending on the
>type of publication that you are reading. Now if you wish only a
>specific section of a publication, first select the publication of
>interest, followed by the selection of the particular section
>desired, next click on the full section link that contains the name
>of the section that you wished to be e-mailed to you. Finally, click
>on the E-mail section link which will cause NFB-NEWSLINE to send the
>e-mail to your in box.
>No matter if you have the e-mail sent to you by using the telephone
>system or Web News on Demand, the e-mail that you receive when you
>request a full publication or a section of a publication will come
>to you with one compressed zip file attached.
>The next step is to open the compressed zip file attachment, once
>the zip file is opened, you will see another file inside that is the
>actual newspaper. This file may or may not have a .htm extension,
>depending on the configuration setup of your computer. Now you need
>to open the actual publication file by pressing enter on it after it
>has been selected. When this file opens a box will pop up telling
>you that this is a password protected file, please enter your
>password. The password will be unique to each subscriber, and
>consist of your six digit identification code, followed by a dash
>and your security code. There are no spaces in this password. For
>example, my identification code is 028272 and my security code is
>4265. Therefore, my unique individual password is 028272-4265.
>The publication file that you just opened by using your password can
>be navigated by the heading commands of your screen access software.
>For instance, press the h key to move around to the different
>sections and articles contained in this publication. Depending on
>the screen access software that you are using on your computer, you
>may have more navigation options available to you.
>These e-mail publications are solely intended for your personal use
>and should not be shared with others under any circumstances. To do
>so, violates our agreements with publishers and may cause you to
>lose NFB-NEWSLINE privileges.
>For further assistance on using the new modified e-mail system or
>any other feature of NFB-NEWSLINE, please call 866-504-7300.
>We hope that you enjoy using this new feature and welcome your feedback.
>Director of NFB-NEWSLINE
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