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Subject: Re: can't find some items listed as being features of rbutil

Re: can't find some items listed as being features of rbutil

From: alex wallis <>
Date: Tue, 12 May 2009 23:52:55 +0100

> On Tue, May 12, 2009 at 5:03 PM, alex wallis
> <> wrote:
>> So I am wondering are these just accessibility issues, or are they not
>> features of the rockbox utility?
> Those are in fact features of Rockbox Utility.
>> In the feature list the wiki says
>> ". Manual
>> . Access to the Manual of your device
> This is a tab which has buttons for downloading the manual in zip and
> pdf format. The manual will get placed on your player. There's also a
> link on that tab page that will open the html manual in your browser.
> You can tab through the elements, though the tab order seems currently
> to be messed up.
>> . Info
>> . Shows all installed parts of Rockbox"
> This is another (the last) tab. It reads the installation log and
> displays all packages and their files installed with Rockbox Utility,
> their version and highlights outdated files. It's displayed as a tree
> view, but you can't select that view with the tab key. Maybe that's
> the reason why you don't find it?

I think the reason I don't find them is because I can't access a page with
those items, from the sound of things they are not on a page that can be
accessed with either control tab or hitting right arrow on the part that
directly gives the different tabs focus.
so I believe Paul was incorrect when he suggested this was a support
request. Paul if I can correct you, I don't use the rockbox utility very
much, however I would quite possibly use it if it had features that would be
of use to me, and that were accessible such as voice clip generation which
has accessibility issues with jaws.
My reason for looking at the wiki and pointing out the problems I noticed is
because they are listed as features I can't access, and so I felt they
should be drawn to the lists attention.
I have noticed Domenik as well as a lot of other people saying either blind
people don't help, or they don't give helpful information, so I am trying to
do both. I think the items I was talking about are on a separate tab that
can't be accessed by the keyboard, so that is why I mentioned it to the
Received on 2009-05-13

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