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#562949 - 11/07/19 10:21 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Band-in-a-Box® 2019 Testimonial Video - Peter Torpey
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Check out our latest Band-in-a-Box video testimonial, which takes using the program to a whole new level! Peter Torpey is a long time program user who has developed a way to work with the program, even though he's visually impaired - and he wants to make sure that others can too!



The scripts and associated documentation and resources can be found at http://torpey.info/BIABJAWSScripts/

Learn more about Peter here.

View all our video testimonials here.

Want to make your own Testimonial? We'd love to see it! There's information on our Video Testimonials offer here.
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#562959 - 11/07/19 10:34 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Band-in-a-Box 2019® Testimonial Video - Peter Torpey [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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I am a sighted person who has used JAWS. (I assisted students with special needs when I was working - one of my many job duties.) This is really great info!

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#562967 - 11/07/19 10:52 AM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Band-in-a-Box 2019® Testimonial Video - Peter Torpey [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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What an inspirational testimonial. I'm glad Peter created the video. It looks like his website has many resource links of interest to individuals or families with blind or visual impaired persons.
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#562979 - 11/07/19 12:04 PM [Band-in-a-Box for Windows] Re: Band-in-a-Box 2019® Testimonial Video - Peter Torpey [Re: Callie - PG Music]
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When I provided network and user help desk IT support many years ago, I also had to install and at least learn the basic fundamentals of JAWS for some of our users so that they could use the IT resources available to them. I commend Peter Torpey's work in ensuring BIAB works for musically creative minds who happen to have some visual impairment.
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Read the article: Boxing Clever: Band-In-A-Box Software

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(I think our name was a great start!)

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Have a program tip or trick of your own? Share it on our Tips & Tricks forum today!

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Review the other Reference topcs while you're there - with explanations of the different menus and the Keystroke Commands (Hot Keys), you'll definitely learn something new!

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