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From Ariel Constenla-Haile <>
Subject Re: Accessibility [was Re: It sucks]
Date Tue, 24 Jun 2014 23:17:14 GMT
On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 06:03:27PM -0400, Robert Funnell wrote:
> On Tue, 24 Jun 2014, Christopher Hallsworth wrote:
> >I can tell you it sucks under OS X. I asked to make it accessible with
> >VoiceOver but received no response. Someone suggested LibreOffice your
> >competitor so going to try that.
> According to
> (last modified 2013 Oct 17):
> 'OpenOffice interacts well in general with the VoiceOver screen reader that
> is built into Mac OS X' as well as with various assistive technologies under
> MS Windows and under GNU/Linux GNOME.
> Is this not true?

This might not be true, as there is an unconfirmed bug report "VoiceOver not able
to track writing cursor and read entered text"

For people reproducing the bug: please add your comment to the bug
report in bugzilla (bug reports on mailing lists have usually no
visibility to developers - they tend to be too busy to follow every
message on every mailing list).

Ariel Constenla-Haile
La Plata, Argentina

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