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Subject: Re: How accessible is rbutil for the blinds ?

Re: How accessible is rbutil for the blinds ?

From: Dominik Wenger <>
Date: Sun, 10 Jun 2007 12:21:26 +0200

Peter Herngaard schrieb:
> Hello Dominik
> JAWS still reports the buttons as "Please select an option [Button)."
> Perhaps, there is another place in the code where the Please select an
> option is assigned to the applicable control.
> I have noticed a new tab called Manual. In this tab there are some controls
> which are not accessible,
> If the first control under Manual tab now labelled as Rockbox PDF manual is
> only a clickable control, which I can't say for sure, there is no problem,
> however if PDF manual is intended as a multiselection (PDF
> manual/online/HTML et cetera) there is no way by which a JAWS user would be
> able to make a selection.
> In case that the Control Rockbox PDF manual is a multiselection, using a
> combobox would solve the screen reader accessibility issue.
> Best Wishes,
> Peter Herngaard
>> I have now added Labels for this buttons, and i hope Jaws can read this.
>> It would be nice if you could try this.
>> You can find a windows binary at:
>> thanks for testing.

Hi Peter, strange that Jaws cant read those labels, perhaps it is
because those buttons are in a Groupbox, which is labeld "Please select
an option" i will investigate how to solve this when i find time.

About the Manual Tab.
In this Tab rbutil presents the online Manual for the Device you
selected. The first control shows a clickable link to the PDF Manual, in
case rbutil cant load the manual. The rest is the Html manual it self.
So this Tab isnt really interessting for blind users.

Dominik Wenger
Received on 2007-06-10

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