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Re: [Ring] Screen reader accessibility issue in latest version from Ubun

From: Stepan Salenikovich
Subject: Re: [Ring] Screen reader accessibility issue in latest version from Ubuntu PPA
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2017 16:28:33 -0500 (EST)

----- On Feb 14, 2017, at 6:22 PM, Jeremy Lincicome address@hidden wrote:

> Hi list,
> I'm running the Orca screen reader on Ubuntu 16.10.
> There's an issue when tabbing around the Ring window. When tabbing
> around the window, Orca will suddenly stop speaking.
> I'm not sure what's going on visually when this happens. I can recover
> by using flat review and looking for the text label of the search box
> and simulating a left click on it.
> Steps to reproduce:
> 1. Launch Orca by pressing Alt+Super+s.
> 2. Launch Ring.
> 3. Press tab to move around the screen.
> Eventually, Orca will stop reading to you.
> 4. To recover, use flat review to find the text that says "search" and
> simulate a left click on it.
> The flat review commands for Orca can be found at:
> https://help.gnome.org/users/orca/stable/commands_mouse.html.en
> Note:
> When you launch Orca, you will be in desktop layout by default.
> Thanks for looking into this.
> Jeremy

It seems that after tabbing into the WebKitWebView (which is used to display
the chat) it does not change focus to the next widget when tabbing again. 
shift + tab works to leave it.

I've pushed a small patch for review which should fix this issue once it is 

I quickly tested with the screen reader enabled. Unfortunately I noticed that
the screen reader isn't able to read the chat messages which are in the WebView,
which I assume is the desired behaviour. I'm not sure if that is what happened
previously when we used the GtkTextView for it. Maybe its something that can
be easily fixed...


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