screen readers

Phil Davis revdev at pdslabs.net
Wed Aug 26 18:36:33 EDT 2015


Hi Trevor,

I did indeed miss that thread. Thanks for the heads-up!

Phil



On 8/26/15 1:14 PM, Trevor DeVore wrote:
> On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, Phil Davis <revdev at pdslabs.net> wrote:
>
>> I see there are some related comments in the Forums. Looks like I'm not
>> alone.
>> Phil
>>
>> On 8/26/15 12:04 PM, Phil Davis wrote:
>>
>>> Has anyone been able to make desktop stacks work with screen readers? I'm
>>> experimenting with the Mac's VoiceOver utility (included with OS X), and VO
>>> doesn't know how to interact with a stack - it identifies the window as
>>> "unknown" and doesn't allow you to interact with its elements/objects.
>>>
>>> Thanks for any tips or insights you can share any tips from your
>>> experience.
>>>
> I don't know if you saw this thread which discusses a possible solution:
>
>   http://forums.livecode.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=20673
>
> I haven't ever set aside time to create a list of properties for the
> accessibilityInfo array which Mark Waddingham mentions. Given the workload
> that the team has I'm guessing this would need to be a community project or
> someone would have to use some Business credits to get it done anytime
> soon.
>
> For me it is one of those things that I would like to have but isn't
> absolutely necessary. That means it sits in that little bin In my
> brain marked "Maybe someday...".
>

-- 
Phil Davis





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